Ruthless Invasion


Format Legality
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
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
New Phyrexia (NPH) Common

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Ruthless Invasion


( can be paid with either or 2 life.)

Nonartifact creatures can't block this turn.

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Ruthless Invasion Discussion

MohenjoDaro on We're the Rats... in pauper

2 months ago

Sinkhole and/or Dash Hopes could help slow your opponent down. Ruthless Invasion could be a finisher.

Overall, nice deck

MRDOOM3 on Modern Infect-Budget

1 year ago

First things first, are you aiming to extend the length of the game, or are you trying to make it an aggro deck? If you want it to be more aggro, I would make the colors of the deck green, since that color has all the buff spells. You can see my Infect deck here. Best case scenario, you can win by Turn 2. If you want it to be more midrange-y, you can run Phyrexian Crusader, Reaper of Sheoldred, Skinrender, Whispering Specter, Hand of the Praetors, etc. For more unblockable stuff, you can try out Ruthless Invasion.

Dr.HAX on G/W Infect Phyrexian Unlife

1 year ago

Nice deck, i would suggest a Ruthless Invasion in your sideboard, it can work very nicely getting that one last strike in with all your creatures.


Daedalus19876 on FASTEST EDH deck Sub $11

1 year ago

I do think you could go with at least two less lands, given how ridiculously low your mana curve is (and that Warbringer is bad here). Perhaps add a Ruthless Invasion, Magmatic Chasm, and a Seismic Stomp to push through those final points of damage even when an opponent is well-defended.

joshl774 on Infect Sideboarding Help

2 years ago

The current deck is: Instant (22)4x Apostle's Blessing 4x Giant Growth 4x Groundswell 4x Mutagenic Growth 2x Titanic Growth 4x Vines of Vastwood Creature (16)
4x Blight Mamba 4x Glistener Elf 4x Ichorclaw Myr 4x Necropede Land (22)
22x Forest Sideboard (15)
1x Creeping Corrosion 3x Dismember 3x Nature's Claim 3x Ranger's Guile 3x Ruthless Invasion 2x Viridian Corrupter

Inkmoth Nexus is way to expensive for me, so I will end up trading for it

I Know there are lots of decks out there from Splintertwin to Jund Midrange to Grixis contro and that i can only sideboard for a couple of those match-ups and i have to pick the ones that i am weakest against. so help with 'dead' cards in match-ups and what i can replace them with for the most card advantage in the sideboard would be great.

joshl774 on Aggro Infect

2 years ago

I went over things some more, and big Infect creatures like Phyrexian Hydra and Spinebiter seem like good choices against midrange decks. I think that Ruthless Invasion will be good against control decks, but not 4-of. probably sideboard 3. Is Ruthless Invasion too expensive to mainboard? What do I want with an aggro mirror-match? Golem's Heart, Dragon's Claw, Demon's Horn, Angel's Feather, Kraken's Eye, and Wurm's Tooth? Are those okay cards to sideboard against aggro(obviously not infect)? And what colors should I be worried about as far as aggro decks go in a modern event?

Fiochv2 on Mage ascendancy

2 years ago

lalala +1 from me just for doing an Infect deck that isn't black/green for a change. I would also consider dropping Ruthless Invasion for Contagion Clasp.