Vile Rebirth

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Magic 2014 (M14) Common
Magic 2013 (M13) Common

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Vile Rebirth

Instant

Exile target creature card from a graveyard. Put a 2/2 black Zombie creature token onto the battlefield.

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Vile Rebirth Discussion

PrinceofPauper on Golgari Hearse

1 month ago

Very cool build! Seems like a lot of fun when it goes off.

Have you considered 1-2 Hooting Mandrills and/or Gurmag Anglers as potential top-ends? They can drop turn 3-4 pretty consistently if your beetles/feeders are stalling out, especially if you were to swap out some of your Jungle Hollows for Evolving Wilds.

If you're not feeling the Delve, there are some other cool, synergistic cards that come to mind:

Love it as is, just thought I'd share... Happy brewing!

Recover819 on W/B Zombie Party

1 month ago

Been thinking about this brew myself. Some suggestions I have:

Harsh Sustenance

Vile Rebirth

Miasmic Mummy + Murderous Compulsion

MountainMan817 on D'scarred (Lili-less 8-Rack?!)

1 month ago

Funeral Charm is great for instant speed discard, Wrench Mind is almost a necessity in 8-rack play.

1x Dakmor Salvage is great for Raven's Crime...

I see what you're going for with the zombie thing, but I would stick with just 1 and play 3x or 4x of it

I'd take out:

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ItsDreamyWeather on The Flickering

2 months ago

Panharmonicon

"This card doubles your ETB triggers and if you have two it quadruples it."

I believe that with two copies in play, ETB abilities are only triple, not quadruple. In my experience, bonuses like this are additive, not multiplicative.

I.E. Parallel Lives gets triggered by Vile Rebirth, you get two zombie tokens. Two copies of Parallel Lives trigger separately as the Rebirth resolve, resulting in three total zombie tokens. Four copies of Parallel Lives and four copies of Anointed Procession would only create nine total zombies from casting a single Vile Rebirth.

Hope this helps.

bushido_man96 on Sidisi and the Milling Brood

3 months ago

Ok, lots of cards there. I think for milling creatures, you should go with Hermit Druid, Undercity Informer, and Gisa and Geralf. Altar of Dementia should go in, too.

For recursion like Oversold Cemetery, Meren of Clan Nel Toth will be great. Palace Siege is another good option. Also, Eternal Witness and Regrowth. I don't think Reclaim and Vile Rebirth do enough in here. I see why you have Repopulate, Death Denied, and Gravepurge, but not sure there aren't better cards to go with, like maybe Haunted Crossroads.

I think I'd get rid of cards like Cremate and Dark Dabbling. If you have them there mostly for the cantrip, better card draw engines like Necropotence, Phyrexian Arena, and Rhystic Study will serve you better. Sylvan Library would be better for card draw early on. Also, it goes along with the library manipulation I mentioned earlier with cards like Mirri's Guile, Soothsaying, and Sensei's Divining Top.

Rooftop Storm + Altar of Dementia + Gravecrawler give you an infinite win combo if you can get the pieces set and go off. I always like to have some combo like this in a deck if I can work it it. Fatestitcher is a great Zombie to have, too. Intruder Alarm might also provide some combo potential.

To help your mana base out, consider adding lands like City of Brass, Reflecting Pool, and Command Tower, along with Commander's Sphere to smooth the colors you need.

Shambling Ghoul, Slitherhead, and Winged Coatl don't seem to fit with what you want do here, and I think those could be replaced.

I'm not sure the infect theme would fit in with what you want to do here, but that's up to you to decide. I hope this helps some.

vashaclarens on The Plague

5 months ago

With only 3 blue mana symbols in your entire deck, you're better off finding something else that can fulfill a similar purpose using black mana. I would recommend some Zombie Anthems like Cemetery Reaper, Death Baron, Lord of the Accursed, or big zombies like Diregraf Colossus. Vile Rebirth and Shamble Back are good ways to get creatures out cheap, because right now you only have 3 creatures below 3 CMC.

lemons452922 on zombie power

5 months ago

I don't know how competitive/expensive you want to get, but whenever I see a tribal deck, I think Cavern of Souls and Aether Vial are good choices. Other notables, (depending on what rout you want to go):

Vile Rebirth: Instant speed dudes just seems good. Plus it can interrupt graveyard interaction with creatures.

Blood Scrivener if you feel like you're top decking a little too much

Lord of the Undead for recursion

Geralf's Messenger for annoyance

Diregraf Ghoul for aggro

Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth to ensure you have that black mana (especially if you go with Geralf's)

Fetches/Shocks(?) to thin out the deck

All in all, seems like it could be annoying!

Izu_Korasu on W/B Zombie Control

6 months ago

I like the addition of Gurmag Angler, and the additional discard, my only issue is that (from my own experience) it can be hard to keep enough zombies in play to trigger ranks ... let alone +/- 12 zombies in the deck.

while its probably to discard focused for the deck, Waste Not could be interesting here, especially with Miasmic Mummy(akh)/Rotting Rats but I'm probably getting off track.....

Binding Mummy has potential, but i can see why you removed it, needs more instant speed zombies to really be a "control" card (like Necromancer's Stockpile/Vile Rebirth/Relentless Dead/Zombie Infestation etc) and those cards probably arnt worth it.

do you have plans for a sideboard yet? Stony Silence is solid against tron/affinity/lantern, Surgical Extraction/Extirpate is almost required against some decks (especially if your helping them discard)

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