Viscera Seer

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Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper Legal

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Commander 2013 Common
2011 Core Set Common

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Viscera Seer

Creature — Vampire Wizard

Sacrifice a creature: Scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)

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Viscera Seer Discussion

magicarp03 on Help with 5-color?

9 hours ago

My commander is just going to be Child of Alara because it provides a good backup if hulk somehow doesn't work.

My combo is this:1. get Protean Hulk in play.

  1. Have it die blocking some guy's creature.

  2. Get the dies trigger and go find Karmic Guide and Viscera Seer.

  3. Karmic Guide reanimates Protean Hulk, which then gets sacrificed to Viscera Seer.

  4. using the trigger, go and get Body Double, which enters as a copy of Protean Hulk

  5. Sac the Body Double, which goes and gets Reveillark.

  6. Sac the Karmic Guide, then sac Reveillark, which gets back Karmic Guide and Body Double, which copies Protean Hulk, and the Karmic Guide reanimates Reveillark.

  7. Now simply repeat the following:

8A. sac Karmic Guide, then Body Double, which goes and gets any creature in your deck.

8B. sacrifice the Reveillark, which brings back the other two, which brings back Reveillark

  1. Get all the disrupting creatures, then get Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and Pestermite and swing for infinity squared.

Clay_Puppington on Grenzo ft. DJ Doomsday | Competitive Primer

13 hours ago

Lions' Eye Diamond is a powerhouse, in the same way any rocks are a powerhouse with Grenzo DD.

We don't cast DD with it, but we crack it in response to a successful DD cast. If DD is resolved, we're already all in. What LED does, however, is for 0 to ensure we can count it against our required land to plug DD. With something like Chrome Mox, or Mox Diamond, etc, we need BBB + both of those rocks to hit our threshold.

With LED, we can ensure we hit that threshold for using Grenzo's ability for 0. With LED, we need: BBB+LED. With almost any other rock/mana source (outside of the double taps like Crypt/Sol), we need BBB+Rock/Rock, or BBB+B(for ritual, etc). This means that we end up needing to cast more things.

Sure, the loss of the hand is regrettable, and we'd always prefer to keep that hand, but LED is another 0 drop to keep us firing on what we do best - win the race to go off. Without it, we just end up needing more cards/ramp/ritual that slow us down or affect our opening hand more. LED is probably one of the best rocks inside of a DD deck simply due to that - it ensures you only need to cast 1 rock to go off, not 2.

Victimize acts a a final backup for the KIZC pile, and while ending in a position that you need to wait a full turn to cast it probably means life is over for you, it does give you that sliver after a failed DD. Reanimate is certainly something you could consider in it's place. If you do, please let me know how it handles, especially after double removal.

Cards that are currently likely to be cut, as per my testing log if you're looking for cuts to add in a reanimate package:

Mox Opal - just not enough rocks to trigger threshold to get use out of it. SSG or Blood Pet are likely additions to add the necessary coloured mana pooling.

Viscera Seer - Too many redundant sac outlets. Likely adding Diabolic Intent.

LoneCrusader399 on By Any Means Necessary

1 day ago

Skullclamp, Cathars' Crusade, and Reconnaissance feel like must haves in this deck. They all synergize with your main strategy and/or help to enable it.

Recruiter of the Guard, Karmic Guide, Viashino Heretic, Anarchist, Selfless Spirit and Iroas, God of Victory are creatures that would fit in quite well with your general strategy.

Instead of Mizzium Mortars and Cerebral Eruption as boardwipes; Wrath of God, Terminus, Toxic Deluge or Blasphemous Act would be better.

I would actually play Sorin, Solemn Visitor over Sorin, Lord of Innistrad as Solemn Visitor's + ability is something you want more than either of Lord of Innistrads abilities.

Enablers like Buried Alive, Victimize, Oversold Cemetery and Viscera Seer will help you to ensure you have things in your graveyard to abuse.

Your also lacking good finishers and Alesha tends to lean towards combos. For example, any sac outlet with Murderous Redcap and Anafenza, Kin-Tree Spirit will infinitely ping everyone.

freakingShane on I Have A Sunburn

3 days ago

Why didn't you just update your Spring Into Death deck list? There's only like 2 cards different, haha.

Okay, so first off, get rid of Sol Ring, scrub. Secondly, some potentially good fast mana sources would be Songs of the Damned, Cabal Ritual, Dark Ritual, and/or Culling the Weak.

Now on to the real meat:

Perpetual Timepiece, Elixir of Immortality, Primal Command, Piper's Melody (and friends)

These are good for grabbing your GY so you don't mill yourself out or to protect yourself from enemy Bojuka Bogs and such.

Combo 1:

Mikaeus, the Unhallowed Combo

  • Turn 1: Play a one drop ramp creature.
  • Turn 2: Play Buried Alive and fetch Mike and Triskelion.
  • Turn 3: Play Victimize, bring Mike and Trike out and ping infinitely to win.

Or tutor for Defense of the Heart and win the turn after you cast it.

Combo 2:

Necrotic Ooze Combo

Once it's out, the only thing that can interrupt this is Split Second since you can respond by adding and removing counters.

Combo 3:

Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord Combo

This requires some knowledge of how the stack works.

  • Exile cards from your library until Phyrexian Devourer's ability is put on the stack.
  • In response to the ability, continue exiling cards to beef him up more.
  • Still before allowing the sacrifice to resolve, sack him to Jarad to smack your opponents for a ton of damage, similarly to the aforementioned Ooze-combo.

This gets around player Hexproof and graveyard hate, so you don't have to worry about things like Leyline of Sanctity and Leyline of the Void with this combo, unlike the other two.

Combo 4:

Colorless Mana Combo

  • Have/get Ashnod's Altar in play.
  • Play Nim Deathmantle.
  • Play Grave Titan, pop up two 2/2 tokens.
  • Sack the two tokens to Altar, then sack Titan to get a total of six .
  • Use 4 of that to make Deathmantle grab Titan back and get you two more tokens

Repeat this as many times as desired, netting 2 colorless mana every loop.

HurricaneZach on Beetlejuice (GB Aristocrats Combo)

3 days ago

I like the addition of Viscera Seer in place of 1xDimir House Guard. Not only is it a sac outlet, but setting up draws is important if you're not all in on the combo. It'll make the grindy games more winnable I think.

Wizard_of_the_Broke on Beetlejuice (GB Aristocrats Combo)

3 days ago

True, I noticed that sometime after writing. Need to update description, maybe think about 2x Viscera Seer.

Shadow12721 on Novisius's Graveyard Shenanigans!

5 days ago

Viscera Seer, Varolz, the Scar-Striped, Ob Nixilis, Unshackled, Jarad's Orders, Minister of Pain, Birthing Pod, Eldritch Evolution.

Replacements:Extractor Demon, Kessig Cagebreakers, Overseer of the Damned, Pathbreaker Ibex, Satyr Wayfinder, Sepulchral Primordial, Verdant Force

foxboy93 on Dark Phoenix, Who Frowns At Fun

6 days ago

Rotting Rats I think would be better. Again, the ETB thing is nice and Unearth gives you another way to get them in. Stronghold Rats is another card, since it will be guaranteed to hit. Sure its not "at random", but it also fuels yourself. I really like Liliana, Heretical Healer  Flip. One really fun thing I did was sac Viscera Seer to itself, flip Lilly, then used her -X to return Seer. Or I mean you can do stuff like this at EOT, flip her and then hopefully use the +2 rather than the minus.

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