Creature — Human Warrior
Bloodsoaked Champion can't block.
Raid — : Return Bloodsoaked Champion from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate this ability only if you attacked with a creature this turn.
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|Khans of Tarkir (KTK)||Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Bloodsoaked Champion occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%
Bloodsoaked Champion Discussion
2 days ago
I am not sure how much you want this deck to look like the meta yawgmoth deck, but if you're trying to get sacrifice value, the full suite of undying creatures (Young Wolf, Strangleroot Geist, and Geralf's Messenger) are all really good. I can understand that that would put a lot of pressure on your Mana base, but undying creatures are really good sacrifice value. I may be partial though because I really like undying creatures. If you don't like that route, I'd recommend running cards like Nether Traitor, Gravecrawler, Gutterbones, or even Bloodsoaked Champion. Another card that seems good here would be Bitterblossom/Dreadhorde Invasion if you are worried about cards like Path to Exile or graveyard hate. Hope this was helpful.
2 weeks ago
You should get more sacrifice fodder like Reassembling Skeleton, Gutterbones, Bloodsoaked Champion, Dread Wanderer. These can be used repeatedly. Also check out Torgaar, Famine Incarnate, Skullclamp, Viscera Seer, Carrion Feeder, and Dimir House Guard. Try to reduce the overall mana cost of cards so you can do stuff earlier and be more reactive later.
Also more importantly, have fun when playing. Magic is a very social game and try random things you think may be fun. Later you can invest in formats like commander and overall enjoy the game with more people.
1 month ago
Yeah I noticed a couple of the combos. I LOVE the bombardment combo, that looks like a rage quit combo to me haha, this deck looks super fun. I like the kind of decks where you can include combos, but not depend on them. I typically use Altar of the Brood instead of Altar of Dementia, but run lots of 3 or 4 piece ashnods/phyrexian altar shenanigans in my Meren and Ayara decks using all the usual suspects like Tenacious Dead Bloodsoaked Champion and the other crawlers with Pitiless Plunderer and Pawn of Ulamog. The combos dont need to go off to play or win, but they sure are fun to brew up!
1 month ago
The reason I didn't put Inquisition of Kozilek in the Mainboard is that the deck itself already has plenty of ways to destroy creatures and so Duress can take care of non-creature spells even if they're higher than 3 CMC.
Yes unfortunately there aren't many 1 drop vampires that would fit well here. Originally I had more self-reanimating creatures like Bloodsoaked Champion and such but then I changed the deck to a vampire tribal. Gravecrawler would have trouble coming back in this deck for example. The skeleton is nice, I'm used to playing it in MTG Arena. Trouble is, he's not a vampire
1 month ago
Hey, nice start and base. Several good cards and interactions here.
Some interesting lower mana cost card interactions for repeatable sac with Korvold that are within the budget:
Invasion and Zone create a token that you can sac each turn when you attack with Korvold. Skeleton and Champion can be a repeatable creature to sac since they can reanimate themselves for two mana. Excavator lets you sac a land which you can play from your graveyard. A repeatable token/creature to sac each turn also good with Evolutionary Leap for one mana to put a creature into your hand.
I'm a big fan of one drop mana dorks when playing so much green and with Korvold. Dorks are ramp to play Korvold faster and then can be sac fodder. Goose is fine, but consider more?
Lumberjack is good with 10x Forests; it can be a repeatable source of sac that also makes mana. It makes it so a single Forest can equal four mana (combination of green/red) since you can tap the Forest to make one green mana before you sac it with Lumberjack. It's good with Ramunap Excavator since then you can play the Forest from your graveyard.
Fierce Empath is a budget creature tutor to get a threat such as Prossh, Skyraider of Kher or Broodmother. After tutoring Empath can be sac fodder. Prossh is powerful with Korvold since it can make a large amount of Kobolds who can be sac fodder and Prossh is also a sac outlet. For six mana if Prossh sacs all the Kobolds created can equal six +1/+1 counters on Korvold and draw six cards. You can even pay more than six mana to cast Prossh to create more than six Kobolds.
Could improve the manabase with some budget lands:
- Command Tower
- Exotic Orchard
- Savage Lands
- Llanowar Wastes
- Karplusan Forest
- Cinder Glade
- Smoldering Marsh
- Jund Panorama
- Ash Barrens
Good luck with your deck.
2 months ago
I like the Priest of Forgotten Gods. It seems good for card advantage and draining, which is what I was trying to get at recommending Qarsi Sadist. That might just be better though. Do not cut Corpse Knight because it seems important to your strategy at the moment. I still like Bloodsoaked Champion because you never run out of things to recur. However, you can always have a couple of Hunted Witness or Garrison Cat which replace themselves for more targets.
2 months ago
Swilliam Bloodsoaked Champion is definitely worth trying out, and Anafenza, the Foremost might be just the card needed to grind out later games. Hanweir Militia Captain Flip however seems very slow for this deck, and not a good main board strategy. I do believe that it fits as a sideboard card to add when playing against other decks that build their board up.
2 months ago
Thanks for the feedback Swilliam. I didn't know about Pitiless Pontiff or Qarsi Sadist, good suggestions. I agree about needing another sac outlet. I was considering Priest of Forgotten Gods but I think she might be too fragile to be useful in Pioneer. Should I swap out Corpse Knight for one of them?