Anowon, the Ruin Thief

Anowon, the Ruin Thief

Legendary Creature — Vampire Rogue

Other Rogues you control get +1/+1.

Whenever one or more Rogues you control deal combat damage to a player, that player mills a card for each 1 damage dealt to them. If the player mills at least one creature card this way, you draw a card. (To mill a card, a player puts the top card of their library into their graveyard.)

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Anowon, the Ruin Thief Discussion

shadow63 on Fun Commander

1 month ago

Anowon, the Ruin Thief is really fun. You fill up the deck with cheap unblockable creatures and draw cards. Some removal to get rid if key threats. Mindcrank and Bruvac the Grandiloquent can do silly things

Rhyno52 on Anti-Vampire Deck

4 months ago

It depends on what kind of deck you prefer. I currently have 4 Commander decks and building my fifth. All with very different themes. But i can List the Commanders:

Nekusar, the Mindrazer , Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy , Jared Carthalion, True Heir , Anowon, the Ruin Thief

lem21h on Sneak Attack v1

5 months ago

king-saproling also I would rather prefer to focus more on tempo rogues than reanimation or miling. So that is why I for now picked those rogues which are cheap.

As for win card I selected Consuming Aberration or Maddening Cacophony + Anowon, the Ruin Thief ability with unblock-able rogues. I've also put a lot of "removal" or "returning" spells, so I can defend.

Collateral on Sneak Attack Rogue Tribal

7 months ago

I also have the deck and am thinking about upgrading it. Your curve is a bit off. You want more 3 CMC cards, and cut down on higher CMC costs since you're not in green and ramping is not too easy to achieve. Though you have a decent amount of ramp with the artifacts.

Some things I would consider changing:

I think that's all I can think of, hope it helps :)

manu1591 on Anowon the ruin thief + …

7 months ago

How exactly does Anowon, the Ruin Thief 's Mil effect work with Rest in Peace ? I'm assuming the person who takes dmg still mills the cards, but they're put into exile instead. Does he still draw a card if a creature is ''milled'' or does it not count as being milled since milling specifically states that it is put into the graveyard.

Willzy on lazav, dimir mastermind (help wanted)

7 months ago

Nice take on the mill theme! I’m building an Anowon, the Ruin Thief mill deck and have been looking for additional cards. Especially, cheap removal. I’d never seen Tragic Slip and I’m sold on that.

What kind of meta are you playing in now? And what kind of help are you looking for?

I started off with a lot of big mill cards and have been looking for lower CMC replacements. Good luck with your build!

carpecanum on Thieving Rouges

7 months ago

Thada Adel, Acquisitor. Massive ramp as she plays every Sol Ring in the game. Might be too expensive though.

Octopus Umbra is a nice buff and it takes out a blocker.

Is Anowon, the Ruin Thief your commander? You didn't say.

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