Vindictive Lich


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Leviathan Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2017 (C17) Rare

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Vindictive Lich

Creature — Zombie Wizard

When Vindictive Lich dies, choose one or more. Each mode must target a different player.

*Target opponent sacrifices a creature.

*Target opponent discards two cards.

*Target opponent loses 5 life.

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Vindictive Lich Discussion

chadsansing on Wizard Combo/control

19 hours ago

Just because the routinely put the beat-down on me, I have to recommend:

Not sure what your budget is like, but you could also upgrade your tutors and landbase a bit as able/over time

Overall, I'd just encourage more wizards and fewer non-creature spells so you can abuse Inalla triggers. If you want to play mostly instants and sorceries with this creature list, maybe consider a commander like Kess, Dissident Mage, Mizzix of the Izmagnus, or Melek, Izzet Paragon.

Have fun playing!

Mtgmyth on Meren wins

1 week ago

Hi Man. I just put a Meren deck together that is similar to yours. Here is the link, if you want to check it out:

Here are some cheap cards that are really good in Meren: Pitiless Plunderer, Pawn of Ulamog, Smothering Abomination, Spore Frog, Vindictive Lich, and Ashnod's Altar. Dictate of Erebos and Grave Pact are must-haves in Meren if you can afford them. Nice Deck!

Mtgmyth on ZOMBIES!!! "Ach! Hans, Run!"

3 weeks ago

Ok, are you playing in MTGO or paper? Either way, here are the cards I might take out, either because they are too slow, or they are better in multiplayer (or they are just bad). Dark Salvation, Prized Amalgam, Noxious Ghoul, Liliana's Reaver, Army of the Damned, Crux of Fate, Vanquisher's Banner, Noosegraf Mob, Vindictive Lich, Dread Summons, Endless Ranks of Dead, Altar of Dementia, Sol Ring, Undead Alchemist, Kindred Dominance, Geralf's Messenger, Never / Return, Call to the Grave Grimgrin, Corpse-Born. You could definitely take out others as you play the deck.

Here are some good cards that would be good to have, but not all will make the cut. Rings of Brighthearth, Basalt Monolith, Talisman of Dominance, Arcane Denial, Counterspell, Lim-Dul's Vault, Swan Song, Pact of Negation, Snapcaster Mage, Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip, Toxic Deluge, Damnation, Leyline of Anticipation, Vedalken Orrery, Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir, Thought Vessel, Glen Elendra Archmage, Commander's Sphere, Solemn Simulacrum, Gilded Lotus, Cyclonic Rift, Overwhelming Denial, Search for Azcanta  Flip, Forbid, Bloodchief Ascension, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Underground Sea, Sunken Ruins, Cavern of Souls, Ancient Tomb.

I'm sure there are many other cards that would be great in the optimized version of this deck, but these are the ones I can think of right now. Also, I am not extremely familiar with the current meta of MTGO(?) 1v1 commander, so there may be cards that are good because of the meta. You will want to do some research and you will definitely make changes as you play. Have Fun!

DuTogira on Meren

1 month ago

Most decks actually seem to have shifted away from Black Market, Deathreap Ritual, Zulaport Cutthroat, Hangarback Walker, Walking Ballista, Vindictive Lich, Brawn, Tribute to the Wild, Golgari Thug, Lightning Greaves.

They also almost all seem to love Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Viscera Seer.

JCaleb on BG Meren Sacrifice @20

2 months ago

Mind Stone -> Vindictive Lich : via i sassi per altro drop a 4 da rianimare/ammazzare

multimedia on Marchesa, Black Rose (Budget Undying Hoard)

2 months ago

Hey, looks good. Consider digging a little deeper away from undying for budget cards that have great synergy with Marchesa?

Unspeakable Symbol is a good starting point because it can for the cost of life put a +1/+1 counter on any creature. Sage of Fables, counters can be removed to draw cards. Any Wizard that ETB after Fables then gets a counter this includes Marchesa because she's a Wizard. This Wizard interaction has good synergy with Wizards who give you value when they die: Disciple of Bolas(card draw and life gain) and Vindictive Lich(opponent disruption). These Wizards with Fables, Marchesa and a sac outlet is powerful.

No mana cost sac outlets are very much needed to take the most advantage of Marchesa's abilities: Carrion Feeder, Viscera Seer, and Yahenni, Undying Partisan. Both Feeder and Yahenni can put counters on themselves.


Good luck with your deck.

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