Tribute to Hunger

Tribute to Hunger

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Target opponent sacrifices a creature. You gain life equal to that creature's toughness.

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Tribute to Hunger Discussion

thewyzman on Sacs to the Thrax

6 days ago

Caharin, I do have both those cards, but not in the deck because they're too specific to a certain player, and my meta is mostly multiplayer, so they're not as effective as, say, Innocent Blood or Barter in Blood:

I'm definitely keeping those cards in mind if I find myself needing more sac cards, or specific creature-heavy players in my playgroup I wish to torture.

I stuck a Maybeboard into the decklist here, a short-list of cards on the brink of entry (that typically got cut to make room for other cards).

VampiricJace on 2015-04-20 update of The Nobility ...

3 weeks ago

Anji3739 I've tried things like Bone Splinters, but 'destroy' isn't as powerful as 'sacrifice' (hence Innocent Blood). Tribute to Hunger is too expensive and slows the deck down. Geth's Verdict, again, not as good as Innocent Blood. This deck strategically cast creatures, and Deathrender screws that up.

Damnation is an excellent (at least for sideboard) card, but ... budget reasons :x maybe later. Keep in mind, the gathering of these cards has been over three years.

Thanks though!

Anji3739 on 2015-04-20 update of The Nobility ...

3 weeks ago

I agree with Grantley91 that Gatekeeper of Malakir should be added. They are too good to pass up, especially in a sacrifice themed deck.

Other cards you should consider: Bone Splinters, Tribute to Hunger, Geth's Verdict, Deathrender, and a lone Damnation to combo with Blood Artist and Kalastria Highborn for an auto win.

Shameless reference to my own deck that operates similarly: Play Like a Vampire

Duckling on Mono Black Deck (Suffer or Die, your choice)

4 weeks ago

I feel as if you don't need the Archfiend of Depravity.. Your whole goal is to simple screw them up, by sending out the biggest baddest creatures as quick as possible using Dark ritual to get a turn 2 5/5 kind of thing. Generally, you're not against someone who, on turn two, has more than two creatures. So, I feel as if it's not useful in this situation. If you have it In there for the aggressive decks, use Bile Blight instead. The Phylactery Lich seems to be a pretty big part of this deck, I'm not 100% sure, but if it is, don't have 4 of them with only 3 artifacts in your deck, I'd recommend anywhere around 6. Another strong creature I do not enjoy playing against that can screw up an enemy's early game is Desecration Demon 4 mana 6/6 flying. Intimidation doesn't seem to do anything for this deck, because it doesn't seem you have to be worried about getting blocked. I don't think you need the Darkness, as it's not necessary. More kill spells would be fun :D Hero's Downfall works nicely, or maybe something like Geth's Verdict and Tribute to Hunger would suit your fancy? Anyways, good luck!

Duckling on Destroy or Sacrifice?

4 weeks ago

JexInfinite, yes you're 100% correct on that, but on the countering side to that there are many cards that make you unable to be targeted by spells as well. For example, True Believer does the trick for that. I understand that shroud and hexproof are more popular than creatures, artifacts, or enchantments that give a player hexproof, but I generally use a variety of cards like Hero's Downfall, Dismember (for indestructible), and Tribute to Hunger for either tough guys or hexproofs. :)

Duckling on Destroy or Sacrifice?

4 weeks ago

What do you think, is it more useful and better for the enemy to have to sacrifice creatures with cards like Geth's Verdict, Tribute to Hunger, etc? Is it best to use single target destruction spells like Hero's Downfall? Or is it best to use Area of effect spells, like Bile Blight? (I'm not looking for whole board wipes)

johnJAP on Fast Black

1 month ago

Maybe Consuming Vapors instead of Tribute to Hunger. Always nice to have rebound in any situation.

Malachorn on Tiny Toshiro Umezawa (NETHER-GO)

1 month ago

I wish! If there was a 15 card sideboard for Tiny Leaders then I could see fitting in something like those cards in... or maybe even Slay or Execute. But we're obviously pretty anti-creature already and with only 10 sideboard slots available in the format it's probably more important to have them focus on other things, I think. Heck, the Tribute to Hunger, for what it's worth, is even less for the Geist of Saint Traft matchup and more for the matchups against decks with Dark Depths.

Color(s) Black
Cost 2B
Converted cost 3
Avg. draft pick 2.03
Avg. cube pick 10.37


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

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Set Rarity
Innistrad Uncommon

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