Whenever a creature is put into a graveyard from play, you may have Vicious Shadows deal damage to target player equal to the number of cards in that player's hand.
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Vicious Shadows Discussion
9 hours ago
I'm running Demonic Tutor and Vampiric Tutor since they do the same thing. Enlightened Tutor is a 1 drop that gets me any enchantment, including things like Purphoros, God of the Forge, Grave Pact, Vicious Shadows ect.
As for draw, since I'm already sacing things, I may as well use things like Dark Prophecy to get value from my things dying, and things like Smothering Abomination can be used pretty much any time. I prefer things that I can use more than once to generate card advantage :)
2 weeks ago
Few cards for Krenko I've found to be pretty handy:
Goblin Assassin: sure he may kill half the tokens that Krenko creates every time you tap, but it also means you're likely to keep your opponent's board clear.
Goblin Chirurgeon: always good to be able to sac a goblin token in order to save carded goblins you have out.
You already have a cards that take advantage of your numbers advantage, but I would suggest Kyren Negotiations to really take advantage of that, especially with Throne of the God-Pharaoh set to come out later this month.
2 weeks ago
Hey, got a few quick ideas from my Prossh deck..
I could see adding a bunch of mana dorks, I like it when Prossh comes down early in my build. I chose to use creatures for most of my ramp, elves specifically. You can check it out for yourself, maybe it has other ideas.. happy gathering!
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2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
Thank's for the suggestions, I love Soul's Fire, Fling, and Chandra's Ignition for their game ending abilities stacked with Thromok the Insatiable. I've never thought of turning my lands into creatures which would be phenomenal. Definitely going to implement Natural Affinity for that. Also going to put in Brawn, Haunted Cloak, Ulasht, the Hate Seed, and thinking about Vicious Shadows. Any feedback would be appreciated.
2 weeks ago
If you want to run a full spell deck with Wort (Wich I do and it's a lot of fun), you can add Stunted Growth, Rebuking Ceremony and Plow Under to really deconstruct a board. Also, Vicious Shadows can be pretty neat at making sure no one wipes a board ever. On the "destruction" side, Decimate can be disgusting with this commander, especially if you decide to run Reverberate and/or Mirrari.
On the "one-shot someone whenever because lol" front, Brightstone Ritual can give you the mana for insanely stupid fireballs, as well as Dictate of the Twin Gods (you can turn a 15 damage spell in 60 damage with it).
For some other fancy spells, Bonfire of the Damned can be great at wiping down someone's board and life.
And in order to 100-0 someone again, you could use Past in Flames and have fun again
3 weeks ago
I made this a little while ago around the same principle. It's a little bit more aggressive about lifeloss than you might be comfortable with.
If I had to make a cutlist for your deck I'd say that these ones come to mind immediately.
- Magmatic Force
- Blazing Specter
- Boltwing Marauder
- Utvara Hellkite
- Lord of the Void
- Magus of the Wheel u don't need to resort to draw like this you're running black too.
- Oblivion Strike
- Magus of the Will decent card but your curve is too high to make any real use out of it.
There's a lot of disparate elements here that I don't think combine very well. So for instance there's a whole equipment suite/subtheme but a low creature count with mostly high cmcs. Also there are a token cards like Vicious Shadows that don't exactly go with the creature cards you have because they are again, mostly high costed beaters in their own right.
If I had to advise you on a direction for this deck. I'd go lighter in creatures, drop the equipment, and go heavier on instants/sorceries/enchantments.
with the aforementioned damage doublers it should be fairly easy to knock huge chunks off of your opponents.
3 weeks ago
Deck seems pretty solid already!
The one card in your deck that seems out of place is Braid of Fire. Since that mana enters your pool on your upkeep, you can't use it in your main phase. Unless a card like Kruphix, God of Horizons says otherwise the mana would leave your pool and thus could only cast instants with it. I feel like that for your deck it's nice, but doest work with most of your other cards. With your current mainboard configuration i'm also not too in love with Whip of Erebos as most of your creatures are small until they can do damage which makes them not as great to bring back. I could see it being justified maybe but for right not it seems a bit low power.
You also have 7 cards that have an ability trigger when you deal damage. Makes me wonder if Temur Battle Rage has a home here as it means that the creature will do damage twice in the same combat. Even with things like Vampire Outcasts it could do a decent amount of damage.
As for your sideboard, I think that needs a bit more work than the maindeck. Generally speaking, the sideboard is used to change your deck to give you matchups agaisnt other decks. For instance if you were against a graveyard based deck, you might be able to being in something like Leyline of the Void. As it is it appears to be more of a collection of cards that you couldnt find room for in the mainboard. Some of the cards in there also seem to be a tad out of place. Vicious Shadows for instance costs a lot of mana. Yes it's powerful when it hits play, but without any ramp i think it is pretty likely for it to be stranded in your hand for most of the game.
Hope this helps! again seems like a pretty solid deck already.