Bonescythe Sliver

Bonescythe Sliver

Creature — Sliver

Sliver creatures you control have double strike. (They deal both first-strike and regular combat damage.)

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Bonescythe Sliver Discussion

Lanzo493 on What’s your “dick move” moment?

1 week ago

Mine was in retaliation to what someone else did to me in a previous game of commander. He Mental Misstepped my turn 1 Sol Ring, which is understandable, and then Strip Mined my only land. I was mana locked for the rest of the game starting on turn 1. And he didn’t even feel bad about it. No apology or anything.

So in a later game, I was playing slivers. It was a pod of 3. Me, the guy I wanted to get back at, and this other person I really enjoyed playing with. This was before Prophet of Kruphix got banned. I had it in play and was playing lots of slivers. The guy I liked played Insurrection and was obviously going to kill me with it. I was a huge problem. But he didn’t have enough firepower to kill both of us. That was until I used Sliver Overlord to tutor and flash out a Bonescythe Sliver. If I was going down, I was gonna get my revenge. I caused the other guy to leave the tournament out of frustration.

Yeah, it was done purely out of spite. I normally don’t do that, but when people get arrogant with me, I don’t handle it well.

osiczym on Selesnya Slivers

2 weeks ago

Since you have 23/30 creatures at cost = 2, Aether Vial will work very well. Plus I also use Lead the Stampede in my sliver deck for situations when I run out of creatures in my hand (which with vial may happen pretty fast sometimes).

Additionally I find Bonescythe Sliver as one of the best slivers ever.

I would also exchange Krosan Grip for Harmonic Sliver in sideboard. Always better to have sliver with the ability than a spell ;)

rb701 on Xenomorphic Expanse

3 weeks ago

Pulmonic Sliver recycles slivers on death and gives flying, but has a high CMC. Poultice Sliver grants regen, which is handy. Thorncaster Sliver, Bonescythe Sliver, Quilled Sliver, Essence Sliver, Fungus Sliver are all fun. it really just depends on how high you are willing to go with your mana curve. for any tribal deck, i always recommend Door of Destinies to give the extra "thump"

TheoryCrafter on Slivers, the Boundless

5 months ago

For mana curve you may want to consider enchantments that have lands produce more than 1 mana at a time. This would include, but not be limited to, Fertile Ground , Trace of Abundance and Utopia Sprawl . You won't have to wait for time counters to all disappear before deploying them to the battlefield. The mana base will also be more flexible.

Some of your cards can also use an upgrade. I suggest replacing Mortify with Necrotic Sliver and Fury Sliver with Megantic Sliver until it can be replaced with Bonescythe Sliver .

Have you considered adding any combination Assault Formation , Doran, the Siege Tower (in case Harmonic Sliver backfires on you) and High Alert ? With them on the battlefield you can then sacrifice Dormant Sliver only if you have to. This will also allow for roughly the same combo with Morophon as you would with Realmwalker and Morophon.

If you choose to do this I would then recommend Teferi's Ageless Insight to boost your card draw.

If you choose not to I would suggest finding spots for cards such as Basal Sliver , and Mindlash Sliver .

Happy Hunting!

multimedia on Slivers

5 months ago

Hey, good start and nice Legion foil pull! Obviously you have to finish the manabase and you should really do that before you make any other changes. That being said here's some Sliver upgrades to consider:

Quick is very good with cascade, casting Slivers at instant speed.

What's your budget for the manabase? Would you like some advice on the manabase? Good luck with your deck.

B0NGUS on Getting Slivvy With It

6 months ago

I've made some cuts!

Changed Maelstrom Nexus for Descendants' Path . It's 2 mana value lower, requires 4 less colors, still casts, and doesn't care if it casts a MV greater than or equal to a creature I control.

Changed Shared Animosity for Rhystic Study . They're the same cost, but drawing cards/taxing my opponents is more important than making the hive deal more damage.

Changed Leave / Chance for Teferi's Protection . There have been multiple improvements in card draw and Chance was never used in gameplay. Leave forces me to cast all my board again.

Changed Ready / Willing for Cyclonic Rift . I needed more one-sided boardwipes, and have plenty of other forms of defense that makes Ready/Willing too redundant.

Changed Watery Grave for Vampiric Tutor . Going down to 37 lands is fine, and part of the manabase that's out of balance. Vampiric Tutor is the most powerful tutor, no explanation necessary.

Changed Polluted Delta for Overgrown Tomb (apparently it wasn't actually in the deck). Just updating imbalanced manabase, I don't need every fetch in this deck.

Changed Apex Devastator for Vanquisher's Banner . V Banner is 1/2 the cost and provides card draw upon casting. Apex Devastator was fun, and it can explode very well, but it's better elsewhere.

Changed Fury Sliver for Bonescythe Sliver . Just mana reduction costs, they both provide doublestrike. I may reconsider adding Fury Sliver back in for redundancy.

Changed Cleaving Sliver for Brood Sliver . Creating additional slivers at no cost is better than +2/+0, right?

Changed Commander's Sphere for Realmwalker . Additional sliver and card advantage, as well as scouting the top-card for cascade potential.

Changed Pillar of Origins for Prismatic Omen . Pillar of Origins is a mana rock for about 1/2 the spells in the deck, Prismatic Omen color fixes all my lands for all of the spells in the deck.

Changed Averna, the Chaos Bloom for Shifting Sliver . Averna was fun, and the mana ramp was explosive, but let's give no-non-slivers a chance to see how it impacts cascades.

Changed Explosive Vegetation for Reflections of Littjara . Reflections of Littjara doubles Mana Echoes, Distant Melody, Lavabelly, Manaweft/Gemhide, Opaline, Sedge, Spiteful, and Thorncaster effects.

Spells being considered that I own currently; Hollowhead Sliver , Doomskar , & Pyre of Heroes .

Spells being considered that are being purchased soon; Necrotic Sliver , Root Sliver , Bloom Tender , Pulmonic Sliver , Spoils of Victory , Darksteel Mutation , Synapse Sliver , Magma Sliver , Intruder Alarm , Horned Sliver , and Amoeboid Changeling .

Galerider Sliver is being purchased soon and will be changed for Winged Sliver .

StumpyIB on Getting Slivvy With It

8 months ago

I love Slivers so like everyone else, I am happy to help another in the Hive. Some quick suggestions on my part: Galerider Sliver, Brood Sliver, Toxin Sliver, Bonescythe Sliver, but most importantly, you need Shifting Sliver.

On the non-sliver side, I highly recommend Descendants' Path and Prismatic Omen

Ardees on Sliver Overlord

8 months ago

Bonescythe Sliver over Horned Sliver for sure. Also, Nature's Claim or Abrupt Decay over Krosan Grip, and I'd just give Triumph of the Hordes a try.

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