Resurrection

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
Ultimate Masters (UMA) Common
Time Spiral "Timeshifted" (TSB) Rare
Revised Edition (3ED) Uncommon
Revised Foreign Black Border (3EDFBB) Uncommon
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Uncommon
Collector's Edition (CED) Uncommon
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Uncommon
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Uncommon
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Resurrection

Sorcery

Return target creature card from your graveyard to the battlefield.

Resurrection Discussion

Boza on Pauper deck building challenges?

1 week ago

For pauper specifically, there are a lot of cards in the pool, so deckbuilding is a treasure trove in the format and the meta is constantly evolving.

There are several things I can think of - Combo decks (most combo decks in pauper require 4+ cards to combo off), building around a certain card (for example, Tortured Existance is a great value engine and there are a myriad of ways to build a deck with it), incorporating a certain thematic.

For example: The recent masters set, as all do, shifted Resurrection to common. Choose any card that was shifted to common in Ultimate masters and make a deck around it.

triproberts12 on Elenda, Dusk Rose. Orzhov Vampires.

2 months ago

Props for not going easy mode with Edgar Markov .

As for suggestions, the best thing I think you could do to improve this deck is to make it more explosive. The way to do that would be to add free sacrifice outlets, along with creatures that provide you multiple bodies.

For bodies, I would add Hallowed Spiritkeeper , Lightning Coils , Belfry Spirit , Promise of Bunrei , Teysa, Orzhov Scion , Sorin, Lord of Innistrad , Sorin, Solemn Visitor , and Pawn of Ulamog .

For sac outlets, Viscera Seer , Indulgent Aristocrat , Bloodthrone Vampire , Bloodflow Connoisseur , Cartel Aristocrat , Blood Bairn , Vish Kal, Blood Arbiter , Vampire Aristocrat , and Yahenni, Undying Partisan are good vampire options. Sadistic Hypnotist , Dimir House Guard , Spawning Pit , Hidden Stockpile , Mind Slash are also good. What's important is that you can go off all at once. You want to sac a bunch of creatures to grow Elenda and sac her the same turn.

The other challenge you'll want to keep in mind is that Elenda, the Dusk Rose must go to your graveyard to get the trigger. That means If you want to recast her, you'll have to reanimate her or exile her from your graveyard. Bojuka Bog , Relic of Progenitus , Angel of Finality , God-Pharaoh's Gift (and Gate to the Afterlife !), Skeletal Scrying , Rescue from the Underworld , Necromancer's Covenant , Cremate , Seance , Planar Void , Goryo's Vengeance , Postmortem Lunge , Purgatory . Despoiler of Souls , Mistmoon Griffin , Purify the Grave , Offalsnout , Coffin Purge , Drudge Spell , Cryptwailing , Treacherous Vampire , and Consecrate / Consume , Angelic Renewal , Karmic Guide , Reveillark (the prior two being an infinite loop combo), Dread Return , Nim Deathmantle (there are combos with it and Ashnod's Altar , which you also want), Palace Siege , Bloodline Necromancer , Profane Command , Unburial Rites , Faith's Reward , Ever After , Ajani, Adversary of Tyrants , Hell's Caretaker . Apprentice Necromancer , Wake the Dead , Second Sunrise , Infernal Offering , Corpse Dance , Zombify , Resurrection , No Rest for the Wicked , and Footsteps of the Goryo , are all good options.

The final piece of the puzzle is making your sacrifices devastating. Dictate of Erebos , Butcher of Malakir , Grave Pact , Black Market , Harvester of Souls , Midnight Reaper , Grim Haruspex , Zulaport Cutthroat , Open the Graves , Blade of the Bloodchief , Ogre Slumlord , Athreos, God of Passage , and Dark Prophecy will help with that.

Teysa Karlov could also be very good in this deck with all the death triggers. Nothing wrong with good old value creatures like Solemn Simulacrum , either.

You could also use a few tribal things like Kindred Dominance , Konda's Banner , Cover of Darkness , Vampire Nocturnus , Vanquisher's Banner , Path of Ancestry , and Metallic Mimic .

lithium142 on Why are you hitting yourself?

2 months ago

aw man, i do love token decks!

first place for you to make improvements; getcha self a Skullclamp! that card is op in most decks, and it's game breaking in token decks. if you get no other card, get that one. that said, it's so good, that it's worth running Stoneforge Mystic and Steelshaper's Gift to find it.

some good token generators:

Belfry Spirit

Blade Splicer

Cloudgoat Ranger

Hero of Bladehold

Battle Screech

Raise the Alarm

sadly a lot of the best ones are in green, but these are certainly improvements over a few you got in right now.

the best game enders are either in green, or the white one's are VERY expensive, so ill skip that, even though there are some very good includes you could run. the only cheap one i can think of is Mirror Entity.

boardwipes

you already have Hour of Reckoning and Martial Coup, awesome. here's some other goodies for ya.

March of Souls

Retribution of the Meek

Sunblast Angel

i run all three in my competitive token deck. Sunblast Angel is something i use in tandem with Birthing Pod. wipe their field, and then after they spend a turn on damage control, pod again into Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite for the win, but i digress.

a big advantage you have in tokens is being able to bounce back from boardwipes faster than your opponents, so having a good arsenal of them is important.

you also look a little short on spot removal. im assuming you omitted Path to Exile because of the price. some cheaper alternatives that are particularly good in commander are

Faith's Fetters

Suppression Bonds

Prison Term

Darksteel Mutation

these are brutal, because they dont kill anything, they just make it useless. I.E. it wont send commanders back to the command zone. it does have it's own weakness (obviously they can destroy your enchantment), but honestly it's better for you to have them destroy your Faith's Fetters to get their commander back, than to have them use that same removal spell on your Divine Visitation. do be careful with Darksteel Mutation though; some decks have ways of buffing creatures, and then you have to face down a big dude with indestructible.

hope this helps you out! unfortunately it will never be as good as it could be in a G/W shell. the problem is white has all the powerhouse cards, while green has all the ways to search for them, and you're missing out on things like Aura Shards that are just flat out OP. in any case, mono white gives you a problem to be solved with ingenuity. a friend of mine has a mono white deck like this that uses reanimation cards like Resurrection and a load of board wipes. dont be afraid to make things interesting =P

anyway again, i hope this is some help to you! =D

lithium142 on Why are you hitting yourself?

2 months ago

aw man, i do love token decks!

first place for you to make improvements; getcha self a Skullclamp! that card is op in most decks, and it's game breaking in token decks. if you get no other card, get that one. that said, it's so good, that it's worth running Stoneforge Mystic and Steelshaper's Gift to find it.

some good token generators:

Belfry Spirit

Blade Splicer

Cloudgoat Ranger

Hero of Bladehold

Battle Screech

Raise the Alarm

sadly a lot of the best ones are in green, but these are certainly improvements over a few you got in right now.

the best game enders are either in green, or the white one's are VERY expensive, so ill skip that, even though there are some very good includes you could run. the only cheap one i can think of is Mirror Entity.

boardwipes

you already have Hour of Reckoning and Martial Coup, awesome. here's some other goodies for ya.

March of Souls

Retribution of the Meek

Sunblast Angel

i run all three in my competitive token deck. Sunblast Angel is something i use in tandem with Birthing Pod. wipe their field, and then after they spend a turn on damage control, pod again into Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite for the win, but i digress.

a big advantage you have in tokens is being able to bounce back from boardwipes faster than your opponents, so having a good arsenal of them is important.

you also look a little short on spot removal. im assuming you omitted Path to Exile because of the price. some cheaper alternatives that are particularly good in commander are

Faith's Fetters

Suppression Bonds

Prison Term

Darksteel Mutation

these are brutal, because they dont kill anything, they just make it useless. I.E. it wont send commanders back to the command zone. it does have it's own weakness (obviously they can destroy your enchantment), but honestly it's better for you to have them destroy your Faith's Fetters to get their commander back, than to have them use that same removal spell on your Divine Visitation. do be careful with Darksteel Mutation though; some decks have ways of buffing creatures, and then you have to face down a big dude with indestructible.

hope this helps you out! unfortunately it will never be as good as it could be in a G/W shell. the problem is white has all the powerhouse cards, while green has all the ways to search for them, and you're missing out on things like Aura Shards that are just flat out OP. in any case, mono white gives you a problem to be solved with ingenuity. a friend of mine has a mono white deck like this that uses reanimation cards like Resurrection and a load of board wipes. dont be afraid to make things interesting =P

anyway again, i hope this is some help to you! =D

MasterTaco on Flanking&Bushido Knights

3 months ago

So, you need more lands since you aren't playing green and don't have any mana ramp to help you with what is currently in your deck. These are just my suggestions for adding and removing, don't take them to heart.

Remove:

Remembrance: This card actually doesn't do anything in your deck because you don't have Mistveil Plains and don't/can't have any copies of any creatures in your deck.

Fated Retribution: If you're aiming for just a boardwipe, Day of Judgment I believe is currently the cheapest 4 drop on the market. If you want instant speed, Terminus gets around indestructible.

Caltrops + Light of Sanction & Lightmine Field: I understand the theory/idea for this little synergy you have going here, but all your opponent has to do is get rid of your lightmine field and you won't really be able to attack with any of your creatures since most of them have low toughness.

Well of Lost Dreams: You only have four cards in your deck that gain you life so this may see barely any usage. Inheritance, Alms Collector, and Tower of Fortunes can provide possibly more stable draw usage.

Contagion Clasp + Contagion Engine : Awesome proliferate cards, sadly these appear to only be the two cards that actually give any permanents any counters and even then the payoff isn't that great when you're looking at the very amount of mana that has to be spent on them.

Spy Kit: This gives a creature the same name and not type, so it won't change whatever you equip to a knight. Oh dear lord, just realized this allows you to tutor your whole deck for each non-legendary creature with Remembrance, I mean, if that is the whole reason why you have both of these cards in there, interesting and fun combo for tutoring for any non-legendary creature in your deck, go for it, but I still think there are better cards that will perform more efficiently by themselves.

Add

Reliquary Tower: If you possibly put more draw power into the deck based off what I mentioned in Well of Lost Dreams, you want to make sure you are able to keep your hand and not have to discard.

Emeria, The Sky Ruin: A land that basically lets you use Resurrection at your upkeep by turn 7-8. Kinda slow

Emeria Shepherd: Creature version of the land, but allows you to return it to your hand if you want, and doesn't restrict to creature only.

Dolmen Gate: Prevents the combat damage dealt to your creatures.

Illusionist's Bracers: Allows you to place two training counters for your commander

Norn's Annex: Another tax card with your Ghostly Prison and Windborn Muse

Odric, Lunarch Marshal: Just an all around decent card that shares a few keyword abilities that your creatures have.

Boreas Charger: Ramp, it never hurts. Since you also have Blade of Selves and Helm of the Host you can grab yourself more land more often if you go against any sort of deck that ramps/accelerates faster then you.

TheChaosVault on wr pauper reanimator

4 months ago

As an addition to my earlier comment, Resurrection has been spoiled at common for Ultimate Masters, so I would recommend replacing Breath of Life with it.

Boza on Ultimate spoiler season

4 months ago

In the world of pauper, there are two exciting reprints - Chainer's Edict which is widely played at quite expensive in paper, and Resurrection which is downshifted to common.

For EDH players, Sovereigns of Lost Alara is reprinted to compliment your new Tuvasa decks.

Downshifted cards include Shirei, Shizo's Caretaker for some reason, Fire / Ice is now a common and Sigil of the New Dawn is an interesting shift to uncommon.

Overall, I am liking this set a lot more after this wave of spoilers.

For Legacy and Modern, Flagstones of Trokair is exciting.

TheMadRocketeer on 3rd edition white deck?

4 months ago

How strict are you being on including only 3rd (Revised) edition cards? The other White Knight-like cards, Order of the White Shield, Order of Leitbur, and Silver Knight, came later than the third (Revised) edition. All are great, though.

Some more good ones:
Eye for an Eye to turn a loss into a tie or otherwise prevent a crushing blow from being one-sided
Righteousness for a fantastic combat trick - "Look. My Mesa Pegasus just ate a dragon!"
Lance as a great ability for cheap
Wrath of God to reset the battlefield
Resurrection as a perfect card to follow a board sweep
Death Ward as another - Doesn't help against Wrath, though.

Revised also has some great color-response cards, including the B, U, G, R, & W Circles of Protection and Wards, Conversion, and Karma.

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