Shriekmaw

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology (CM1) Uncommon
Commander 2015 (C15) Uncommon
Commander 2014 (C14) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas (DDH) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Archenemy (ARC) Uncommon
Lorwyn (LRW) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Shriekmaw

Creature — Elemental

Fear (This creature can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.)

When Shriekmaw enters the battlefield, destroy target nonartifact, nonblack creature.

Evoke (You may cast this spell for its evoke cost. If you do, it's sacrificed when it enters the battlefield.)

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Shriekmaw Discussion

Blackgate on Bloodrush Troll (Gruulgari bloodrush)

5 days ago

Thanks for the feedback Chino90! Shriekmaw and Plaguecrafter are great recommendations. Both are great creature card based removal cards. Replacing Fume Spitter with Fatal Push has always been the idea but I’d like to see what other viable options are out there.

CaptSillva on Vial Smasher & Kraum, the Evil Couple

1 week ago

I actually play this pair. They work well together. Here is a few cards that have served me well and I think they will do the same for you Twilight Prophet, Connive / Concoct, Shriekmaw, Mulldrifter, Deep-Sea Kraken, Bloodsworn Steward, Whip of Erebos, Breaking / Entering, Rise / Fall, Torrential Gearhulk, Stunt Double, Ancient Stone Idol, and Price of Fame.

Oh and important ruling you should know about Split cards. While they're on the stack, only the half you're casting is counted for CMC. However, when they're anywhere else and you need to figure out what the CMC is, you go by the total between both halves.

This matters for cards like Twilight Prophet and Combustible Gearhulk which I also suggest you run.

Metroid_Hybrid on Is there a “reverse” Terror?

1 week ago

I’m building a Mono-Black Voltron Commander deck, and as such, I’m running a lot of Intimidate/Fear effects, which renders virtually anything that dies to Terror/Shriekmaw/etc. unable to stand in my way.. So, I was wondering if anyone knew of “reverse” of Terror (something that deals with Black and/or Artifact creatures), or is Dark Betrayal the only option that I have in this department?

Chino90 on Bloodrush Troll (Gruulgari bloodrush)

1 week ago

Cool idea. I would change the 4x fumespitter. They don't really seem to be much of a removal, nor do they synergize particularly with your strategy. You might aswell add 4x fatal push. But if you are looking for more removal in the form of creature cards, then add 4x Shriekmaw or some plaguespreader.

K1ngMars on Kresh the Bloodbraided: the mother fucker

1 week ago

Il tuo mazzo necessita di un buon pacchetto di removal per far morire quante più creature possibili, in modo da rendere Kresh grosso, ed allo stesso tempo ti servono cose che diano evasion a kresh per fare in modo che riesca a colpire. Farò suggerimenti su cambi funzionali e cambi di budget, sia in più economico che in più costoso.

Valuta di trovare un posto per carte che diano colpo sicuro a Kresh, come:

Valuta di inserire qualche sacrifice outlet come (nella sezione terre ce ne sono altre molto forti):

Nella sezione terre ti consiglio:

Se con queste sostituzioni nella mana base finisci per avere più di quattro terre che producono , valuta di inserire al posto di una creatura ramp la Chromatic Lantern, che è stata ristampata da poco ed è scesa.

flyinglemu on Balthor the Graveyard Defiler

3 weeks ago

With Nether Traitor combo, you can sac the token Pawn of Ulamog makes to the Phyrexian Altar as opposed to it's own colorless mana effect for black mana to make infinite black.

I agree with the creature-based reanimation being too slow and have removed them from my own list too.

If you're finding you get stuck with nothing to reanimate sometimes I would start by replacing the noncreature cards with the same effects you can find on creatures:

Although you might want to run more hand discard effects so you don't have to hardcast your bombs. Things like Bog Witch, Overeager Apprentice, Skirge Familiar.

Elf0491 on Drana's Knights of Sacrifice (EDH MTGO 1v1 Rules)

3 weeks ago

A few comments. First, what in the **** is your meta where this needs to be a thing? I'm just...kind blown away that you would need to be absolutely this fast. Anyway, card suggestions:

Easy includes off the top of my head are Doomfall, Plaguecrafter (strictly better than Fleshbag Marauder), Phyrexian Obliterator, maybe Crypt Ghast for more mana, Glaring Spotlight and Arcane Lighthouse (lay down the hate on hexproof), and Sudden Spoiling (can't be countered)! Also, you can't play Sparring Collar in mono black.

What I think would be good idea: these are cards I think are solid, but might not be fast enough for you. The Eldest Reborn, Abyssal Gatekeeper, Shriekmaw, Phyrexian Scriptures, and Dread.

I also think some better card draw would be useful, and Phyrexian Arena isn't that great if the games are going very short. Instead, consider instant effects like Ambition's Cost, Ancient Craving, Dark Prophecy, Night's Whisper, Read the Bones, or Midnight Reaper.

I know you want everything to be cheap, but I'd recommend at least a few spells that can serve as bombs if the game gets to later rounds. Maybe something like Exsanguinate, Killing Wave, or Torment of Hailfire.

If you're interested in the combo, go for Mikaeus + Walking Ballista. :)

I also thought of Leonin Bladetrap, though that card isn't great...

Finally, quick question. In the description you mention equipment that grants deathtouch, but I don't see any in the actual deck. Is that still something you wanted to do?

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