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Reaper of the Wilds
Creature — Gorgon
Whenever another creature dies, scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
: Reaper of the Wilds gains deathtouch until end of turn.
: Reaper of the Wilds gains hexproof until end of turn.
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Reaper of the Wilds Discussion
9 hours ago
Zulaport Cutthroat Is empirically better than Vindictive Vampire , Go for the Throat is stronger than Walk the Plank or Victim of the night. Solemn Simulacrum , Wood Elves , Merciless Executioner , and Reaper of the Wilds are really useful, and any repeatable graveyard recursion are really needed.
1 week ago
Viscera Seer : if perhaps you include a recursion/token package.
Darksteel Pendant : Indestructible is handy.
Shadows of the Past : mana sink, scry each death.
Bontu the Glorified : again, requires things to sac, and a mana sink.
Catacomb Sifter : death triggers.
Crystal Ball : digs 2 deep.
Lifecrafter's Bestiary : still works for casting as it doesn't say 'from hand'.
Reaper of the Wilds : returns attacks via deathtouch, and on death scry triggers.
Nissa's Revelation : could be fun depending on how many critters you have in it.
Explorer's Scope : ramp, and land off the top. Combined with other things you can plan around it.
Mirri's Guile : rearranges top 3. Might be outside your budget though.
Sensei's Divining Top : Guile in artifact form, again pricey.
Cream of the Crop : could be interesting, creature dependant.
Grim Flayer : not sure if good, you'll have to decide.
Scroll Rack : another pricey card but it sets things up.
Gilt-Leaf Seer : rearrange top 2.
Vizier of the Menagerie : Pretty handy if you've got a fair bit of critters.
Galvanoth : While not top manipulation, it can be pretty spicy with other top deck stuff.
Riddle of Lightning : depending on how high your curve goes it could work.
1 month ago
You only need a few beefy creatures for the late-game "unfair" sacrifice-to-kill-everyone play. For your main attack force you should be looking at efficient midrange creatures which Golgari has tons of. For example:
- Glissa, the Traitor
- Grave Titan
- Reaper of the Wilds
- Underrealm Lich (Great with Sylvan Library cause you keep all the cards without needing to pay life)
- Thrun, the Last Troll
- Bloodgift Demon
These creatures are credible threats on their own, and are not useless outside of sacrificing to your commander.
3 months ago
@WhichKing Thanks for the suggestions :) I love the idea of Underrealm Lich and Reaper of the Wilds to add to the deck somehow. The main idea around this deck is to gain a lot of value from artifacts and have ways of killing opponents creatures to keep getting them back. I like how going as artifact-ey as I did means that a lot of cards can come back rather than when they're gone then thats it. I really appreciate the suggestions though, love hearing what others think.
3 months ago
I see that you've chosen to make your deck as artifact-ey as possible. That is good and all, but you'll miss out on great creatures like Ulvenwald Hydra, Eternal Witness, Reaper of the Wilds, Underrealm Lich, Deathrite Shaman etc. Your commanders ability is very powerful, but you may be catering to it too much. All you need to maximize Glissa's ability is a couple of extremely useful utility artifacts, artifact creatures with great ETBs or LTBs, or artifacts that can stick around to generate value (and thus generate lots of hate, like the Immortal Sun).
10 months ago
Link to my Meren deck here: Okay, the Whole Death Thing? Minor Setback. That being said, here are some of the very best.
Targets: Acidic Slime for noncreature removal, Ravenous Chupacabra and Noxious Gearhulk are good creature removal, Primal Druid and Viridian Emissary are great ramp, Vindictive Lich and, Solemn Simulacrum Wurmcoil Engine are all fantastic.
Outlets: Champion of Stray Souls may seem odd, but really he's very useful. Sacrificing large quantities of creatures, getting the same amount back. Hell's Caretaker does the same, at a smaller scale. Disciple of Bolas is good card advantage. Killing Wave is either a board wipe or a massive burn spell. Perilous Forays is legendary ramp. Quagmire Druid is a little meta-dependent, but good. Sidisi, Undead Vizier is a tutor AND a sac. Stronghold Assassin is good removal. Vampiric Rites really pretty good card draw.
And now for the passive stuff: Catacomb Sifter, Shadows of the Past, and Reaper of the Wilds are good. Deathreap Ritual, Smothering Abomination, and Lifecrafter's Bestiary are all stellar. Savra, Queen of the Golgari and Dictate of Erebos are terrifying. And, finally, Zulaport Cutthroat, while not the greatest, is pretty subtle and drains a good amount.
10 months ago
I believe that the black cards are to appear later on the game, right? It seems that you prefer to make progress with green first. If it were the opposite i would recommend black cards that can take out adversary cards. But you dont seem to want to use black this way.
With which you gonna begin your game is always a hard decision, and not necessarily done by terms of color but strategy.
Really awesome to think about this, the kind of strategy that may surprise you in a game. I believe i will plan a commander strategy based on this soon.
Hope it helped... Good luck!
10 months ago
I'd go for Champion of Stray Souls, Indrik Stomphowler, Reaper of the Wilds, Wall of Blossoms, Lurking Predators, and Korozda Guildmage. You can also take a look at my list if you'd like - Meren's Magnificent Minions.
Reaper of the Wilds occurrence in decks from the last year
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All decks: 0.03%