Reign of the Pit

Reign of the Pit


Each player sacrifices a creature. Put an X/X black Demon creature token with flying onto the battlefield, where X is the total power of the creatures sacrificed this way.

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Set Rarity
Vintage Masters (VMA) Rare
Conspiracy (CNS) Rare

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Format Legality
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
MTGO Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Leviathan Legal
Casual Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Highlander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Reign of the Pit Discussion

criddlegakes on Demon Spawn

2 months ago

I would get rid of Demonic Rising, Mark of the Oni, Expedite and Reign of the Pit.

I would replace Demon's Grasp with 4 copies of Terminate.

Demonic Vigor is fine but I wouldn't have 4 and it's low on the priority list of cards to keep.

lilliaire on Hogaak: My Favorite (Infinite) Combo Deck

1 year ago

I find EDH Hogaak fascinating as a deck.

I don't see Grafted Exoskeleton on your list actually, though you mentioned it in the comments. There's also Glistening Oil if you haven't considered it.

Birthing Pod + Hogaak --> Craterhoof is a combo not on here which is pretty clean, if not infinite.

I've been playing with Carrion and testing Path of Discovery / Beastmaster Ascension . I also feel like if literally any deck can make Awaken the Erstwhile viable, it's this one.

Was surprised to see no Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord , Creakwood Liege , or Izoni, Thousand-Eyed , but I haven't played this deck much, just theorycrafted.

Cards you may not have heard of that combo with Hogaak: Ooze Garden , Monkey Cage (lol), and Reign of the Pit .

carpecanum on The Ballad of Mad Cap'n Tom

1 year ago

Play Death's Shadow once you get your boss out. (It's like $10 though)

You have to protect your boss from removal if you want him to get counters from all the creatures that die. Aspect of Mongoose, Blessing of Leeches but mostly a Whispersilk Cloak will protect him and let him use those counters without being chump blocked.

Reign of the Pit would give you a huge creature and your boss gets all the counters as well

You don't seem to have any mana heavy cards so I'd go down to about 35 lands, let the cards you replace go for card draw

carpecanum on A Fun DEMONstration

1 year ago

I’d add Diabolic Tutor just to have another chance to get Liliana's Contract out.

Inner Demon and Reign of the Pit

Iamme10000 on Battlecruiser Bolas ft. Kess

2 years ago

I agree, ramping in Grixis isn't easy. Mana rocks for days. I'd say a Dimir Signet would help you out more, yeah.

Reign of the Pit is cute, but I would say CM takes the cake. While it doesn't hit every player, it's a gut punch to a single player that's hard to recover from, even in Commander.

Refuse / Cooperate is also not great. If you want to copy things, the way to go is ultimately gonna be Reiterate. If you hardcast it, then pay the Buyback cost when you cast it from the graveyard, it'll go back to your hand instead of exile! Helps get a bit more oomph out of every card.

Go for the Throat and Walk the Plank are decent, but I'd consider upgrading to a planeswalker autokill, like Dreadbore, Hero's Downfall, or Ruinous Path if you can. If you want to go even more battlecruiser, Phthisis is slow, cumbersome, and expensive -- but in Commander, it can hit like a bag of bricks.

sebastian1994 on Jeleva Spell Synergy

2 years ago

Depending on how reliant you want to be on your commander, the deck might benefit from taking out a few of the creatures. Traximundar, Oblivion Sower, and Baleful Strix, while good cards, don't really advance the strategy of casting large instants/sorceries. If you were to take the creature count down to below 10, I think your deck would run a lot smoother in terms of consistently hitting instants/sorceries with Jeleva, Nephalia's Scourge.

Another suggestion, it might be good to run a few "each player sacrifices a creature" type of effects such as Smallpox, Tyrant's Choice, Reign of the Pit, Capital Punishment, and/or Barter in Blood. If nothing else, these will give you "outs" with Jeleva that will allow you to sacrifice her when there are no more instants/sorceries exiled under her.

rachelle on The Black Rose of Death

3 years ago

Hmm wow thanks carpecanum for the suggestion of Thalakos Deceiver will 100% try to get it for my deck. Not so sure on Reign of the Pit but Thalakos Deceiver definitely.

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