Skeleton Shard

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual 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
Planechase (HOP) Uncommon
Mirrodin (MRD) Uncommon

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Skeleton Shard

Artifact

(3), Tap or (Black), Tap: Return target artifact creature card from your graveyard to your hand.

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Skeleton Shard Discussion

Pallino on Breya, Oddly Satisfying Machining Porn

1 month ago

NicS18 thanks for the suggestions. To be honest i used to run both Darksteel Forge and Mycosynth Lattice with Arcum Dagsson, but was a little to much.
Now that I think about it Dagsson was the problem, i will try to run the combo without him maybe.

jpsuchecki I love Panharmonicon but i have four maybe five ETB triggers in this deck, it's not really worth it.
I never used Skeleton Shard but it's fast and cheap enough for give it a chance, i like it, thanks!

jpsuchecki on Breya, Oddly Satisfying Machining Porn

1 month ago

Skeleton Shard could also be useful in this deck.

LeaPlath on Justice: R.I.P.

4 months ago

Well this just isn't competitive.

Skeleton Shard only recurrs Myr Retriver. Who returns another Myr retriver. So not that great.

All your creatures either fail the bolt test, or line up poorly with the cards that see play in the current format. Your wincon is a 7 mana dude in a 22 land deck, with no ramp. On turn 7 assuming you draw and play a land each turn, you will generally already be dead from the aggro decks, or dead from the combo decks. The midrange decks are able to out value and strip your hand by this.

You are running lots of 1 ofs, which don't really help you and your engine cards are both slow (Scepter costs 6 mana at sorcery speed to discard 1 card) and Elixar isn't really a thing in modern because there isn't really a mill deck and the life gain is minimal. Even control decks don't run it because they have access to Nahiri/Collonade/Clique etc.

What are you actually wanting? Some sort of aggressive, strip your hand, mono black deck? Or slow black mono black devotion midrange?

toothlessthedragon on This deck plays all the EPIC spells.

6 months ago

LTmiller that's what we thought at first, but Skeleton Shard only gets back artifact creatures so we made a mistake by putting it in.

juliusthejules on Will a creature equipped with ...

9 months ago

I have an Artifact + Black deck with Silverskin Armor, Skeleton Shard, and two Myr Retriever. If I were to attach Silverskin Armor to Disciple of the Vault and it goes to the graveyard, can I use Myr Retriever or Skeleton Shard to bring Disciple of the Vault back from the graveyard to my hand?

warrior_boots on Part-ners: Silas Renn

9 months ago

Thanks for the comments on this and Part-ners: Ravos, SoulCycler. I hadn't considered Kusari-Gama yet. Between Whispersilk Cloak, Whirler Rogue, and Key to the City, I think I am happy with the number of evasion pieces for now. I also have a few other forms of recursion in the deck between Trading Post, Skeleton Shard and Beacon of Unrest, in case Silas doesn't have a clear path to through the battlefield.

Burnished Hart is a tempting target, but I am trying to spread the love between various partners. I may give the Hart to a deck without as many mana rocks (maybe Ravos, Soultender -- recursion in the command zone and the Hart's even from Theros!).

Nevinyrral's Disk seems like a serious consideration as a synergistic boardwipe. What to cut for it, though? Maybe Thada Adel, Acquisitor?

twistedmage on

10 months ago

I would recommend some artifact lands Ancient Den or Vault of Whispers. Maybe a Skeleton Shard for recursion?

The7thBobba on

10 months ago

Awesome concept, dude! Have you considered a Skeleton Shard or two? Stay frosty!

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