Contagion Engine

Contagion Engine


When Contagion Engine enters the battlefield, put a -1/-1 counter on each creature target player controls.

, : Proliferate, then proliferate again. (You choose any number of permanents and/or players with counters on them, then give each another counter of a kind already there. Then do it again.)

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Scars of Mirrodin (SOM) Rare

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Format Legality
Block Constructed Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Noble Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Contagion Engine occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Golgari: 0.14%

Contagion Engine Discussion

Pabs4444 on Hapatatra test

16 minutes ago

I personally prefer more proliferate style decks or decks that have significantly more counters thrown around with things like Skinrender, Incremental Blight, and mass proliferate with things like Contagion Engine.

saluma on Jodah Superfriends

2 days ago

Hi! Cool deck I really love superfriends decks (I have one of my own with Golos, Tireless Pilgrim at the helm, can link the deck if you want). Your list looks pretty solid but I miss 3 cards.

1, Aminatou, the Fateshifter cuz Aminatou, the Fateshifter + Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God + Oath of Teferi you just win the game on the spot.

2, Ajani, the Greathearted is really neat, lets you put counters on your friends. So underrated in my humble opinion.

3, Contagion Engine really pulls its weight.

You could probably replace Nicol Bolas, the Deceiver, Ajani Steadfast and Inspired Ultimatum for those three.

Also if you are ok cutting some creatures Spreading Plague can be nasty.

Lastly you got a plus one from me, keep showing your friends Love!

DeinoStinkus on Phyrexia Forever - or, how ...

1 week ago

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LilMissWiz on Bolas' mighty friends.

2 weeks ago

TypicalTimmy, Contagion Engine, The Chain Veil are definitely the next to get on my list. Thank you for the input, I will definitely look at your deck for tips!

Scallywallwest on WhO NEeds FrIEnDs RIGhT?

2 weeks ago

Some good infect cards: Contagion Clasp, Contagion Engine, Grafted Exoskeleton, Phyrexian Juggernaut, Blightwidow, Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon (if you're not on a budget), Inkmoth Nexus, Corpse Cur, Core Prowler, Virulent Wound, and Crumbling Ashes.

If you'd like a common green wincon, that'd be Triumph of the Hordes. A more budget-friendly option is Predatory Focus.

I hope you have fun having no friends! ;]

TypicalTimmy on Bolas' mighty friends.

2 weeks ago

Oh, and I almost forgot, if you don't have the ability to make room for a lot of proliferate spells, at the very least Contagion Engine is extremely potent here :D

SirHipHopHippo on You'll Wish You Had One With Nothing

1 month ago

Epicurus I think a lot of what you said is very accurate. I do however feel that you are outside of the norm of the average deck builder as myself. I'm willing to bet most commander deck builders (especially new commander players) will go to EDHRec first before going anywhere else. It creates an oversaturated experience.

I understand that the Sol Ring and Signets and Command Tower are the meta, but that is for commander as a whole. The point I was making is that EDHRec has created "meta's" for specific commanders, this than causes a surplus of new players to refuse to try new things and leave their bubble. For example, the majority of Atraxa, Praetors' Voice decks will run Contagion Engine because that is the Meta for Atraxa that EDHRec has shoved down everyone's throats. In turn, it makes it so most players dislike playing against Atraxa decks because they all feel the same.

IrateWarrior on Nicol Bolas, Dreadhorde General

2 months ago

Think Contagion Engine is to high of a cmc compared to other proliferate? Does wonders in my Volrath, the Shapestealer deck and you have a lot more reward from it

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