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Profaner of the Dead
Creature — Naga Wizard
Exploit (When this creature enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice a creature.)
When Profaner of the Dead exploits a creature, return to their owners' hands all creatures your opponents control with toughness less than the exploited creature's toughness.
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Profaner of the Dead Discussion
1 week ago
Hey, cool list! However, your deck is extremely linear, all it does is its own thing with zero ways to defend or disrupt. I don't know how much experience you have with Modern, but against decks like Storm, Affinity or Eldrazi that might not work out - if both decks just do their own thing, theirs is faster and more powerful.
You have a playset Eldritch Evolution in your deck. This means that adding a single copy of a creature to your deck basically plays like having five of them in the deck. Which you can then copy a bunch of times with all of your Clone effects. So, if you have a single Reclamation Sage to find in your maindeck against a deck like Affinity, it massively improves your chances.
What I am trying to say is, in order to make the best use of Eldritch Evolution, you should include a couple of silverbullet creatures to find when you are in trouble (some maindeck, some sideboard). I suggest Reclamation Sage, Glen Elendra Archmage, Scavenging Ooze, Phyrexian Revoker, Sower of Temptation and Profaner of the Dead. Another fantastic option is Thought-Knot Seer, but you would need at least four Yavimaya Coast in the deck so you could cast it when it's in your hand.
I think I would also try and find room for Oath of Nissa and/or Serum Visions in your deck, they help you control your draws to some degree and assemble your combo faster.
2 months ago
Thinking about adding:
Archetype of Imagination
Arjun, the Shifting Flame
Augur of Skulls
Beguiler of Wills
Prince of Thralls
Disciple of Bolas
Docent of Perfection Flip
Endrek Sahr, Master Breeder
Fiend of the Shadows
Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
Jalira, Master Polymorphist
Jeleva, Nephalia's Scourge
Jhoira of the Ghitu
Jori En, Ruin Diver
Kaho, Minamo Historian
Lim-Dul the Necromancer
Maga, Traitor to Mortals
Magus of the Abyss
Magus of the Coffers
Magus of the Future
Magus of the Mind
Magus of the Will
Melek, Izzet Paragon
Mizzix of the Izmagnus
Nekusar, the Mindrazer
Oona, Queen of the Fae
Profaner of the Dead
Sage of Fables
Sower of Temptation
Taigam, Sidisi's Hand
Talrand, Sky Summoner
Tibor and Lumia
Vela the Night-Clad
Need help on ideas for sorcery, instants , enchantments and artifacts to add to this deck!!
Also not sure what way to go with this deck
4 months ago
These are options from EDRec.com
Sidisi, Brood Tyrant - Tutors on a death touch beater.
Drowned Catacomb - Great land.
Forgotten Creation WOW, this card seems great for this deck.
Rhystic Study - Please don't.
CARD I AM NOT TOO FOND OF:
Stoneforge Masterwork - I think you would get more value from a Zombie Lord.
Profaner of the Dead - This card seems out of place. What are you looking for this card to do?
Smuggler's Copter - There are simple and better ways to filter/draw.
Drunau Corpse Trawler - Lack luster.
Siren of the Silent Song - A potential cut.
5 months ago
This is a very cool deck, I like :)
Have you ever considered Profaner of the Dead for this? It would do quite a lot for you I think.
6 months ago
@Iron_Cube: Yeah, I just thought that there is enough synergy so that being a wizard might be enough. Of course there are better additions.
Inundate looks nice and if I decide to make room for another sweeper this will go in! (It's only sorcery speed though...) Almost forgot about Fatespinner - definitely need to find some space for this cutie. Profaner of the Dead seems kind of meh to me. Most of my creatures have low power and are therefore bad targets to exploit.
7 months ago
This looks pretty controlling but I like that it is all about bouncing, my favorite form of control in blue! Not sure if I'm excited to play against this, haha, but it'd be a fun challenge once you get it tuned (Zada's horde might cry).
You said draw could be better so why not do a wizard sub-theme? This obviously means including Azami. But guys like AEther Adept, Aven Augur, Barrin, Master Wizard, Cephalid Constable, Echo Tracer, Profaner of the Dead, etc. play well within a bouncing theme. They can give you the bounce control you need until Heidar is up and running and be draw/chump blockers before/after that.
I know there's a bunch of pet cards in here that I'm unaware of so let me know if you want me to suggest cuts and I will. I realize too I'm suggesting altering your deck a bunch but I think it'd be more consistent this way while still being quite unique compared to other tribal wizard builds.
7 months ago
It was more of a joke based on the title, and Fugitive Wizard is considered bad because it's a 1/1 for 1, and no ability. A wizard with no ability probably doesn't deserve to be called a wizard. If you need it for tribal synergy it's there, but other cards would be better, like Mothdust Changeling or anything else. In EDH 1 drop creatures are usually bad unless they have great abilities (Mother of Runes, etc.)
Now I'll try to find some constructive suggestions... Starting with Inundate because one sided board wipe are always nice. Profaner of the Dead is similar and I really like it. Also Fatespinner could definitely annoy your opponents...
8 months ago
Aether Gale, AEther Mutation, Alexi, Zephyr Mage, Displacement Wave, Distorting Wake, Profaner of the Dead, Reality Strobe lol do this!, Scourge of Fleets, Words of Wind (very good if you start swarming with edric/bident of thassa out)
you might want Lifegift as well, people be gunning for blue decks!