Xathrid Necromancer


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

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Set Rarity
Magic 2014 Rare
Promo set for Gatherer Rare

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Xathrid Necromancer

Creature — Human Wizard

Whenever Xathrid Necromancer or another Human creature you control dies, put a 2/2 black Zombie creature token onto the battlefield tapped.

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Xathrid Necromancer Discussion

Abzkaban on The Dresden Files - Vampire Court Aristocrats

2 days ago

Yeah after some play testing, I decided that Falkenrath Torturer wasn't cutting it, so I scrapped him. I'll have to try out Xathrid Necromancer and see how it plays. My hope is that 3 of Falkenrath Aristocrat will be enough. I always run into the problem of wanting too many things for a deck and stretching my options too thin so I can't run playsets. Haha

Thanks for the tips and for taking a look!

LordSnow on The Dresden Files - Vampire Court Aristocrats

3 days ago

Cool deck! Good idea for a budget version. I have a little advice to make it a bit more competitive if you would like! Lingering Souls is one of the better cards in modern, especially in this deck. You should try to play 4 if possible. Falkenrath Torturer is easily the worst of your Aristocrats. So if you ever look to cut any, that would be the one. Gather the Townsfolk is usually a better card than Thatcher Revolt. It may be worth playing 4 of the Gather. Finally, Xathrid Necromancer might be very good in this version of the deck. I would think about adding a couple. With Gather the Townsfolk, Doomed Traveler, Cartel Aristocrat, and Zulaport Cutthroat it will be very useful.

Polupus on Don't matter if you're black or white

1 week ago

looks like you have some human/vampire synergy going.

Falkenrath Aristocrat is a good sac outlet if you are willing to add red.

Vampiric Rites is cheap and useful with tokens.

a lot of humans make tokens when they die like Doomed Traveler, Xathrid Necromancer, and from the new set you get Doomed Dissenter and Anointed Procession.

Zulaport Cutthroat can also act as extra Blood Artists

frogkill45 on "Aristocrats"

1 month ago

i would love to run 5 copies of Lingering Souls too!

Xathrid Necromancer should have a spot. or least Athreos, God of Passage

i would run all 8 copies of Blood Artist and Zulaport Cutthroat

UnleashedHavok on Blood-Braided Beatdown (Primer)

1 month ago

I'm having some thoughts about making use of Xathrid Necromancer for the tokens he produces to sacrifice to the braided man. Do you think it would be possible to make this deck idea work with more humans?

UnleashedHavok on

1 month ago

I must say I agree with Treehugger003's earlier comment, I do not see a solid wincon here. My main EDH deck is Alesha, Who is Unfinished and I love the way she controls the battlefield. I'm not sure how to condense my deck down to Tiny Leader form, but I would suggest taking out War Priest of Thune in favor of Duergar Hedge-Mage. I used to run the War Priest and love the switch, the Hedge-Mage is much more versatile in my opinion.

I think the overall feel of this deck is okay.... but I think that especially for Tiny Leader you need to be more focused and have your creatures be able to dominate/have a large board presence. I think that since you have Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim, Xathrid Necromancer would be a great add to get value each time you sacrifice to exile your opponents creatures. Burnished Hart is awesome with Alesha, and would allow you to dig for lands for your Duergar Hedge-Mage. Then I would also suggest Feldon of the Third Path, and Fiend Hunter. Feldon lets you do fun things with your graveyard, and Fiend Hunter allows you to permanently exile opponent creatures.

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