Stab Wound

Stab Wound

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Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature gets -2/-2.

At the beginning of the upkeep of enchantment creature's controller, that player loses 2 life.

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Stab Wound Discussion

H2O_Midnite on Bleed Them Dry!

2 weeks ago

Deck looks good the things I might suggest is to take out your 2 enchantment spells. Dictate of Erebos seems to expensive for this deck if your looking for the sac effect id put in Merciless Executioner. Qarsi High Priest as this is a creature heavy deck both of these cards have good combo effects for your other cards especially High priest as you can do a free chump block with anything and then sac or better yet chump block with Black Cat manifest them discard and you get maybe a Master of the Feast ready to attack next turn. And the Stab Wound is ok but like I said on my deck it costs alot and you can still get hit. I know you like the life loss if they cant deal with it but your still able to take damage. Another good card for you would be Mogis's Marauder haste and intimidate oh man.

Great deck +1!

Zacoly on Mogis' Death Metal Band

2 weeks ago

In all seriousness I wonder if Stab Wound isn't the best card for an aggro deck. They will block with the creature to get rid of the effect ASAP.

Speaking of blocking Blinding Flare is standard legal (Ha Ha) and so is Mogis's Marauder (He still fits the theme due to his name and awesome hat.)

Zacoly on

2 weeks ago
  • Things worth Adding

Fate Unraveler is amazing with Master of the Feast AND with Dark Deal - not to mention she can lifelink the 1 damage each time because SHE deals that damage. So I guess it's worth saying she's great with Whip of Erebos too.

I've killed people with the 4 damage from casting Sign in Blood on them with a Fate Unraveler on the field. Sign in Blood is a very useful card in this deck type. You can't make them discard if they already have no hand. (Consider using at least 3)

Stab Wound is a great card in a deck like this! It makes their attacker worthless and slowly bleeds them to death. It's not uncommon at all for this card to do 6 damage or more which is crazy value for 3 mana.

In my deck similar to this one I used Erebos, God of the Dead in the mainboard because he often got the devotion he needed and I wanted to shut down my opponent's healing. (most decks include alittle, and Courser of Kruphix is VERY common) Erebos's card draw is also great considering Dark Deal makes you lose a card too.

  • Things to Remove

Waste Not already lets you draw occasionally, Pain Seer is just not needed.

I would get rid of the RED in your deck and the Springleaf Drum - I know you're trying to use it with pain seer but I'm willing to bet it works out less often than you hoped.

It's silly to have only 2 blue mana used in the deck. Seriously. Treasure Cruise doesn't belong here. Use Read the Bones or Sign in Blood right now.

In Conclusion:

I think this deck would be better off as a mono-black deck. It would simplify your lands alot allowing you to work in something like 2x Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx and 3x Radiant Fountain

I think this deck's control aspect could be handled with Bile Blight, Hero's Downfall, and maybe Murderous Cut - without needing the red.

Best of luck to you! I'll subscribe to this deck I'm curious what you choose to d with it, and I'm curious how it does at FNM. I do want to see a good Waste Not deck. I've never built one, but my budget controlled burn deck did great at FNM.

Good times =

P.S. +1 from me

Kurremkarmerruk on Land Crush

1 month ago

I live outside of the cities in my area, so the closest FNM is 30 miles away. I can only play test online. I went to a PPTQ yesterday, not knowing it was happening, and my deck got destroyed. I came home trying to come up with solutions. Burn cards up front seem like a good idea and Stab Wound, too, but it also feels tired and done before.

Dark Deal actually sounds good. I'll try running two of them.

I do have a simple but tricky new combo: Destructor Dragon + Spiteful Blow . Drop the dragon in, then next turn destroy him with spiteful and thus take out two lands.

I do have a Hornet Nest and a few Arc Lightning, but I think that strays too far from the main idea. (But I would like to build a deck with Arcbond + Hornet Nest , attack with a creature, and then sweep the board with Arrow Storm.)

AlucardZain on You're on borrowed time…(updated!)

1 month ago

I have Claim of Erebos specifically for Pain Seer. And if I put it on my 2 Heroic creatures too, it triggers my Heroic abilities. But I'll think about Stab Wound though.

AlucardZain on You're on borrowed time…(updated!)

1 month ago

Stab Wound is kind of a meh card at best. I kinda like it, but don't at the same time.

Color(s) Black
Cost 2B
Converted cost 3
Avg. draft pick 4.61
Avg. cube pick 5.14


Format Legality
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Magic 2015 Common
Return to Ravnica Common

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