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Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Eventide (EVE) Rare

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Artifact Creature — Scarecrow

(1), Sacrifice a Scarecrow: Draw a card.

(4), Tap: Return target artifact creature card from your graveyard to play.

Scarecrone Discussion

4ooorilla on Shirei, Caretaker of Machines

3 weeks ago

Themysteriousone Thanks for the suggestion! Phyrexian Reclamation seems like a great card to circumvent the commander tax and also rebuild my board if I get board wiped. I’ll look into putting it in.

Non-Linear I don’t think Darksteel Forge belongs in the deck. It costs 9 mana (I’m trying to keep the avg cmc of the deck fairly low), and as long as Shirei is out I can recur most of my artifact creatures. Myr Retriever , Workshop Assistant , Scarecrone , Salvaging Station also help with bringing artifacts back. I’d be more inclined to add it if Shirei were an artifact, since the deck can crumble to well timed spot removal on Shirei.

TheLordofDerp on Teshar, Bomberman

2 months ago

If you run Brass Secretary might I suggest Scarecrone as an alternative/another outlet? One less Mana on the activated ability and an extra ability on top of that. I'll also second the Grinding Station and Altar of Dementia adds since they can further you to your other combos.

CaptSillva on Reaper kingamonicon

5 months ago

While they are few in number there are some powerful Scarecrows out there. A bit surprised you're not running Scarecrone , Chameleon Colossus , Mirror Entity , and Taurean Mauler .

There is also Scuttlemutt and Wild-Field Scarecrow that act as fixing.

Oh and you can run Sakashima the Impostor to get a second copy of Reaper King in play.

Finally there is Noxious Gearhulk . It would just be good utility and it would be another synergy card with Scarecrone.

CyborgAeon on The Recursion Nightmare

5 months ago

Hi, I played Shirei off the cuff a few times as I saw he was cute. But I like your niche view of using wiping artifacts repeatedly.

Have you thought about: Canal Dredger (lets you recur destroyed/hated out pieces) Coretapper + Magistrate's Scepter for an easy 3 card combo? Run Snow-Covered Swamp so you don't share mana with extraplanar lens (but only if you insist on using it) Blood Pet - extra mana every turn. Makes for faster shirei Skittering Surveyor and Skyscanner are both card advantage engines with shirei + sac outlet

Furthermore you should run The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale , Mox Diamond , Mox Opal , Dark Ritual , Culling the Weak , Mox Amber (since your entire gameplan is focused around shirei being in play anyway), Chains of Mephistopheles vs decks with draw power, Contamination , Imperial Seal . Now next is for sheer faster wins. Ad Nauseam , Pitiless Plunderer can function as a semi- Phyrexian Altar , Demonic Consultation so that you can find your win conditions faster, Tainted Pact is another competitive level backup but requires the rest of the deck to be tuned around it.

When alliegance set drops I'd also recommend Priest of Forgotten Gods

This is clearly a pet-deck. Play it however you want. But honestly? You need to make room for Toxic Deluge , Lake of the Dead , Strip Mine , Wasteland , Dust Bowl . In stax black needs every advantage it can get. But building up until you have a critical mass of mana like with Exsanguinate / whatever is just unrealistic in a competitive meta. It's far too easily disrupted.

A Crucible of Worlds & some fetch-lands would go well. That way at least you'd be able to gain mana advantage turn by turn with almost no loss. Lastly, try running Meteor Golem - I've seen him be busted with Scarecrone and other recursion effects, but ymmv. Especially if you don't like using sorceress queen.

DarthMeatloaf on Teshar Combo

5 months ago


With Teshar and Sensei's Divining Top in play, you get to draw a card for every 2 mana you spend.

shagreel on I will kill myself till you die

7 months ago

Section 1 Get +1/+1 counters other than attacking

Arcbound stuff by CMC (some are in other categories): Arcbound Worker, Arcbound Slith, Arcbound Stinger, Arcbound Crusher, Arcbound Hybrid, Arcbound Bruiser, Arcbound Fiend, Arcbound Lancer, Arcbound Overseer

Creature type based: Metallic Mimic

Just because it is an artifact: Steel Overseer

Creatures that already have counters:

Clock work creatures by CMC: Clockwork Beetle, Clockwork Condor, Clockwork Vorrac, Clockwork Hydra, Clockwork Dragon

Sacrifice outlets to consider:

  1. Culling Dais
  2. Demonmail Hauberk
  3. Blasting Station
  4. Metalwork Colossus
  5. Phyrexian Vault
  6. Spawning Pit
  7. Shivan Harvest
  8. Arcbound Ravager

Value / payoff cards Ramp Scion tokens:Eldrazi Skyspawner, Drowner of Hope, Incubator Drone

+1/+1 Ramp: Crystalline Crawler, Workhorse

Other cool Ramp Oblivion Sower, Pilgrim's Eye

Token time: Pentavus, Tetravus, Triskelavus

Draw: Matter Reshaper Solemn Simulacrum Filigree Familiar

Other: Control: Wizard Replica

Damage: Flayer Drone, Vulshok Replica, Pierce Strider

Gain Life: Peace Strider

Recur: Scrap Trawler, Myr Retriever, Arcbound Reclaimer

Cheating: Summoner's Egg

Other cards I like

Vela the Night-Clad She makes all your colorless permanents only blockable by an artifact

Scarecrone Recursion

Storm the Vault Mana ramp

Liquimetal Coating some of those creature that are not a artifact... now it is

Phyrexian Scriptures Kill all non-artifact creatures / also places a +1/+1 counter

lagotripha on Prison Tron (War of the Spark additions)

7 months ago

So a sort of Scarecrone tron build?

I feel like diving more into tools for a grindy matchup where post will shine might be best if you want that route. Running black for things like Distended Mindbender and more value oriented midrange creatures like Filigree Familiar/Solemn Simulacrum might perform well.


8 months ago

wallisface Scarecrone seems awesome and I will definitely be testing it in the deck as another option for card draw and THE RESURRECTION!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Scarecrone occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%