Vhati il-Dal

Vhati il-Dal

Legendary Creature — Human Warrior

: Target creature's power or toughness becomes 1 until end of turn.

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Set Rarity
Tempest Remastered (TPR) Rare
Time Spiral "Timeshifted" (TSB) Rare
Tempest (TMP) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Vintage Legal
Limited Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Highlander Legal

Vhati il-Dal Discussion

GhostChieftain on I'm out of ideas

9 months ago

If you play any competitive, then maybe try doing something with a win con you have never used. For example you could try 4c rashimi, sacred hulk or blood pod. I understand that building those leaves little room for your own deckbuilding, but doing so may help you in building up any jank idea you have into something that can still put a fight.

Apart from that, I suggest trying out a Vhati il-Dal deck because I find his ability very interesting.

I also think Korvold, Fae-Cursed King is very open to being built in different and interesting ways to great effect. Aristocrats, stax, enchantress, tokens, Krark-Clan Ironworks eggs, mass land sac/ Scapeshift , storm.... the sky is really the limit with this guy.

LastEdegy on Willowmaker

9 months ago

@Conaxi4783 - Hmm.. i didn't remember Revel in Riches .. although, it's not as reliable, as i would like.. but, i'm going to include it in the maybeboard.. might do a couple of playtests with it.. with Smothering Tithe , i had it in a previous iteration of this deck, but i chose to cut it because my playgroup has a couple of house rules, that puts a bounty on certain cards that we feel are annoying to play against.. Smothering Tithe , Rhystic Study , Sol Ring , Gaea's Cradle , Sensei's Divining Top & Lion's Eye Diamond are those cards currently.. whenever one player destroys/exiles any of those, they would get a point in our league per month.. although Sol Ring is still in my deck, it's not as eye catching to remove from the battlefield, unlike those others, so I had to cut it.. Thanks for the suggestions btw.

@hamdeadly - that could be useful, although my deck has a couple of enchantments that i would not rather destroy, and would prefer single/multiple targeted removal spells like Return to Dust .. maybe as a last resort.. but i will keep that mass removal spell in mind, if ever i would update this deck.. thanks!

@Jobiji - that's a viable strategy! let's see if i can replace one of my creatures for Vhati il-Dal .. thanks!

Jobiji on Willowmaker

9 months ago

I'm not sure if this has been suggested already, but you can add to the combat tricks you have with Vhati il-Dal . You can hold this creature over your opponent's head, and threaten them if they will block your tough creatures.

LittleBlueHero on Volrath the Shapestealer

1 year ago

For flavor reasons I run Vhati il-Dal . It also helps that with him and Volrath out you can kill any creature you want once per turn .

Mj3913 on New player looking for a …

1 year ago

Vhati il-Dal could work for the trample portion. Glissa, the Traitor if you run alot of artifacts. Also I'd like to direct you here for a list of commanders as well as a resource for deck building in general.

Drakorya on CHALLENGE MY DECK-BUILDING SKILL

1 year ago

Another idea:

Make a BRWG coloured deck that focuses on manipulating players life totals to win.

Include the cards Near-Death Experience , Tree of Perdition , Tree of Redemption , Vhati il-Dal , Triskaidekaphobia , Heartless Hidetsugu , and Hidetsugu's Second Rite .

Burn can be utilized as a secondary win condition.

JibJig on Vhati likes to Parti

1 year ago

Right off the bat there's some automatic includes I like to run in Golgari colors - those cards usually include some powerful effects that can effect the whole board with very little cost to you.

One of the biggest strengths black has is the ability to use what are referred to as Edict effects, which is a reference to a card called Diabolic Edict that forces your opponents to sacrifice creatures. This is powerful because no matter what you will trade a creature of yours for a creature of EACH opponent's - that's a one-for-three trade which gives you a sizable card advantage. Also sacrificing gets through pesky strategies like Indestructible or Hexproof from your opponents' commanders (chances are your opponents are going to try to protect their commanders very well).

For creatures that can do this easily, ordered from most favorite to least, Plaguecrafter, Merciless Executioner/Fleshbag Marauder (they are identical), lastly Slum Reaper. Slum Reaper is a bit more expensive but it's useful if you need more consistency of killing enemy creatures. If you REALLY want to push your opponents' creatures Butcher of Malakir can make sure no creature stays on the battlefield for very long as long as you constantly have creatures to throw into the graveyard.

You also have options in enchantments that can do this effect as well. Grave Pact and Dictate of Erebos are solid options, but should only be seriously considered if you're focusing on a sacrifice theme.

Secondly, I like adding sacrifice outlets. They are powerful additions that give you an out whenever you're dealing with targeted or mass creature removal. Ideally you want your sacrifice outlets to be free, so cards like Ashnod's Altar, Altar of Dementia, Carrion Feeder, and Viscera Seer will make sure you never get nothing from a creature dying on your side of the battlefield. Other options that can play well with Vhati il-Dal are Phyrexian Plaguelord who can turn your creatures into a -1/-1 for a creature that you weaken with Vhati's activated ability. If you're going with a creature-focused combat damage strategy Evolutionary Leap and Mycoloth are good options to trade your weaker creatures for more powerful options.

I'll list some overall good cards to add for Golgari colors, as well. Ramp (Named for Rampant Growth. These are cards that generate more mana for a small investment.)

Recursion

Card Draw

Removal

These are all just some ideas I hope they help you tone the deck into the direction you want it to go into.

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