Blood Artist

Blood Artist

Creature — Vampire

Whenever Blood Artist or another creature dies, target player loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2017 (C17) Uncommon
Eternal Masters (EMA) Uncommon
Avacyn Restored (AVR) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Blood Artist occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.07%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.12%

Black: 0.72%

WB (Orzhov): 1.55%

Rakdos: 0.34%

Golgari: 0.43%

RBW (Mardu): 0.8%

BGW (Abzan, Junk): 3.23%

Latest Decks as Commander

Blood Artist Discussion

dudesquirrel on The Black Krenko

3 days ago

It's nice to have extra ways to make infitite rats, but shuffle Eldrazi ruins the mill plan sometimes. I prefer the instant death that comes with pingers a la Blood Artist. Check out my list, I've been playing/tweaking it for almost 2 years now

multimedia on Teysa karlov

5 days ago

Hey, nice budget version of Teysa.

Cards to consider adding:

Consider more ways to take advantage of Reveillark, Karmic Guide and Sun Titan? Altar of Dementia + Lark + Guide is infinite opponent mill combo that doesn't require an aristocrat to potentially win. Mill all your opponents or self-mill yourself until you find an aristocrat to win since you can reanimate it with Lark.

Lark + Guide + Blood Artist + Viscera Seer is one of the best Orzhov aristocrat combos and Buried Alive can tutor for and set up this combo by putting three of the creatures into your graveyard to reanimate them with Lark. Animate Dead + Leonin Relic-Warder + Artist is another powerful aristocrat combo. Warder enchanted by Animate creates a loop of Warder dying.

Fiend Hunter combos with one of Lark, Guide or Sun Titan since it can exile your own creature. Add a sac outlet and aristocrat to create a dying loop of Hunter. Animate Dead and Angelic Renewal are good with Sun Titan since Titan can reanimate them. Titan + Renewal is a combo with a sac outlet and aristocrat to create a dying loop of Titan. Open the Armory can tutor for Skullclamp or Animate Dead.

Good luck with your deck.

gaglink on Slimefoot, the Pun-gus

6 days ago

Arachnogenesis is good fog, and can instantly kill your opponent if they go wide on you and you have Blood Artist or Zulaport Cutthroat on your board.

YzAwaken on Atheros Control Aristocrats

6 days ago

Deck looks pretty sweet. Recommend swapping out Shatter the Sky for Wrath of God. Giving your opponents a card(s) gives them an upside to a board wipe. Would diffidently slot in a Blood Artist and Merciless Eviction, since Athreos still works with exile effects. A Grave Pact effect would be great to add more control over your opponents. This is all to make the deck more competitive but it works fine if your play group is more casual.

rasiti on Slimefoot, the Pun-gus

1 week ago

you should try Eldritch Evolution to tutor for your devour creatures like Bloodspore Thrinax or Mycoloth, or sacrificing a token to get your aristocrat creatures Blood Artist and Zulaport Cutthroat

Kulibali on Saproling Sacrifice

1 week ago

Thanks, i choose only 2 Ashnod's Altar , because of the 1 more mana cost instead of Altar of Dementia. The main reason to play them is to sac a creature without the need to pay for sac.

Put 2 Blood Artist and 2 Zulaport Cutthroat in, thanks.

RNR_Gaming on Saproling Sacrifice

2 weeks ago

You might want a Blood Artist or Zulaport Cutthroat and additionally, a Midnight Reaper or Fecundity

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