Phyresis

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Mirrodin Besieged (MBS) Common
Mirrodin Besieged: Phyrexia (MBP) Common

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Phyresis

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature has infect. (It deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters and to players in the form of poison counters.)

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Phyresis Discussion

mal099 on BG Unblockable Pauper

3 days ago

Pretty nice deck!

I think you may want to consider including creatures with Shadow. Dauthi Horror , for example, costs the same as Nezumi Cutthroat , but your opponent is probably less likely to have a creature with Shadow than a black/artifact creature.

Giving your creatures Infect through Phyresis or Tainted Strike might also be nice, but you need them early for them to be useful. Rite of Consumption / Essence Harvest are good as a finishing move for a deck like this.

I personally prefer Enchantments over Instants, and if they're Auras, they have nice synergy with Aura Gnarlid .

mal099 on Horror Winds Combo

4 days ago

If you're relying so much on infect, did you consider Phyresis ? Tainted Strike is better for your purposes of course, but just to make sure you draw it when you need it?

MrLizard on Judith, the Scourge Diva Commander

1 week ago

You really want to pump up Judith's ping ability? How about some poison? Grafted Exoskeleton , Glistening Oil , and Phyresis will make judith a scary lady. you can cast Tainted Strike in response to a board wipe to more than likely kill a player.

On the subject of getting more out of your creatures, try some of the undying or persisting creatures. Geralf's Messenger , Pyreheart Wolf , Flayer of the Hatebound , and Mikaeus, the Unhallowed will come back stronger. the other side of that, Murderous Redcap , Furystoke Giant , Puppeteer Clique , Thunderblust , and Rattleblaze Scarecrow all come back weaker, but come back for free, which is nice.

Other than that, I agree with a lot of what multimedia suggests.

cdkime on Nekusar EDH

2 weeks ago

I would recommend cutting Howling Mine and Font of Mythos , and cards of that ilk. In my experience, they are far more harmful to your deck than they help.

Nekusar's biggest issue is that he increases your opponents' chance to draw into their answers. With all the extra card draw you generate, there's a high likelihood they will find some instant-speed response that can put your entire deck in a bind. As such, you need to focus on explosive plays, such as wheel effects, rather than small, passive card draw.

Further, in multiplayer games, cards like Howling Mine provide you relative card disadvantage. Let's take a look at the common four-person game. You will draw one additional card; your opponents will draw a collective total of three. That's three chances for someone to find an answer to your strategy. While no single player is benefiting more than everyone else, you still have to think of the game as "you versus the world" and work to minimize "the world's" advantages.

Here are a couple cards I think you should consider adding:

  • Library of Leng this card is a powerhouse alongside wheels. You can send the cards you do not need, such as extra lands, to your graveyard, but immediately re-draw the cards you do want to keep. By removing an element of chance from your wheels, you can quickly engineer a superior hand.

  • Phyresis - this card ends games, particularly alongside Teferi's Puzzle Box and wheel effects.

  • Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind has a powerful ability, can draw you cards, and enables himself.

  • Curiosity is extremely strong card draw with Nekusar. When placed on Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind , you can draw your entire deck, simultaneously burning for incredible amounts of damage.

Holmhollow on WHISPER // Grandpa Heard The Sea Calling

2 weeks ago

Flooremoji Ooh, I really need to put Enlightened Maniac in there. There's room for some blinking shenanigans and it's very on-theme. Thanks!

I eventually decided that I could do without artifact recursion, given that none of them are crucial to the game plan and counterspells could possibly stop them from being removed. It's losing the enchantments that would hurt more, I reckon.

Armillary Sphere might be a good include, I'm not wholly sure what to cut though. 4 mana fixing feels less important to me than 2-mana ramping, and Seer's Lantern and Commander's Sphere provide other benefits. I'll see if I can juggle them around a bit, see what I prefer.

I recently switched commanders from Sivitri Scarzam , who I only used for colour identity (occasionally cast her to slap on Phyresis and Whispersilk Cloak if entirely out of options). Nebuchadnezzar felt more on-theme as the old man from the story, so I put him in and never actually cast him. But I suppose you could get to infinite mana and infinite untaps to bin everyone's hand forever, so I'll edit that in :)

Maizena on Nekusar, the Friendship Destroyer [[PRIMER]]

1 month ago

Thanks for the comment xander11! Infect is awesome! I already run Phyresis , but Glistening Oil is nice too! I don't have more infect cards because I don't want to be too dependent on my commander.

Weekend_Magic_NC on Anaplasmosis

1 month ago

Nickosis I shied away from using Phyresis because I only had a few creatures without infect. I do think Vampire Hexmage would be a great addition.

Nickosis on Anaplasmosis

1 month ago

So I know it's a one shot, but why not use Vampire Hexmage for the removal of counters on Dark Depths ? Even AEther Snap is a nice addition. Helps get rid of tokens as well. I always feel like Dark Depths is a wasted land slot unless you have easy ways to remove counters. In all fairness at that point a swamp is more helpful. Still though, the deck seems to be an annoyance. Any reason you aren't running Phyresis ? Would help with your non-infectious dudes.

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Phyresis occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Black: 0.04%

Rakdos: 0.03%

Golgari: 0.03%

Grixis: 0.05%

Esper: 0.05%

Dune: 0.08%

Witch: 0.06%