At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Contamination unless you sacrifice a creature.

If a land is tapped for mana, it produces (Black) instead of any other type and amount.

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Urza's Saga (USG) Rare

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Format Legality
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Limited Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal

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Contamination Discussion

Kootaroo on Toy Store

5 days ago

See the deck hasn't been updated in a while but regardless i was going to suggest a few cards;

Doom Whisperer, I find to fits the glissa deck really well. The Gitrog Monster would have a similar effect. since you run Crucible of Worlds already that shouldn't cause too much issue.

Fyi, you can combo Bitterblossom with Contamination. It is a soft lockout for opponents. they can get out. it is just very difficult. you should be able to win before they could get out. just need a way to not die yourself. but seeing as you already run Bitterblossom im sure you know that.

I don't run Scarecrone myself but I would still recommend. I am simply just trying to find room for it.

Ashes to Ashes is a great card. just try to pedal that one to everyone.

In all I think the deck looks pretty cool.

ShutUpMokuba on Yawgmoth M.D

3 weeks ago

Last changes:

Black Sun's Zenith -> Grim Tutor; Crumbling Ashes -> Insidious Dreams Added more tutors, which means more chances to hit the win cons combos

Bontu's Monument -> Jet Medallion Far more efficient for ramp

Whip of Erebos -> Nightmare Shepherd The whip looks better than it actually is. I don't usually attack so the "lifelink" aspect is basically useless. The reanimation effect is too expensive, The Shepherd looks more efficient at what it is supposed to do.

Phyrexian Altar, Tombstone Stairwell -> Ashnod's Altar, Nim Deathmantle The point here is to include an infinite combo with creatures like Sengir Autocrat, Weaponcraft Enthusiast and Chittering Witch. Basically you can keep recasting the creature thanks to the Nim Deathmantle by sacrificing the tokens to the Ashnod's Altar. With a Blood Artist effect on the table is game over. Not the most efficient combo in here, but a solution that may become the backup plan.

This is the closest built from the final version of the deck i had in mind when i started building it. The last two changes would be Phyrexian Arena -> Necropotence and Necroskitter -> Contamination. I don't know If i want to get there because this deck looks pretty good imo as it is now.

RNR_Gaming on Thrasios/Tymna semi-competitive combo deck

3 weeks ago

Smothering Tithe is value town city furniture at most tables and allows you easily navigate Blood Moon and Contamination. Personal Tutor, Spellseeker, Imperial Seal and Vampiric Tutor up the consistency. I've seen a lot of people opting for the medium green route with Neoform, Eldritch Evolution, Oakhame Adversary and Seedborn Muse to give the deck an insane grind game.

Megalomania on

2 months ago

Ad Nauseam seems like an odd choice considering the deck’s ave CMC. If you’re looking to add some disruption maybe try Infernal Darkness and Contamination? You seem to have enough mana rocks but adding Mox Opal and Mox Tantalite won’t hurt.

I also recommend Insidious Dreams. It’s a good way to set up your Citadel combo and as well as any two-card combo.

RNR_Gaming on Tinybones, Discard-Stax-Control-Combo

2 months ago

They really need to do another print run of jumpstart. These prices are too high! Anyways, neat list. You may want to consider Contamination and Bitterblossoms as a possible way to deal with the thorcle take over. :)

SynergyBuild on TINYBONES: TINY PUNISHER (Mono-Black Stax)

2 months ago

Wow I love a lot of these changes. Do you think going for a land-destruction or Contamination style land hate subtheme would help? What ways do you want to oppose the decks like The Gitrog Monster or Kess, Dissident Mage? They can survive through discard, and are black based so forcing them on black mana is okay, what do you want to try to do to stop them?

Sadly cards like Slaughter Pact don't hit them, and even my personal go-tos past that like Snuff Out and friends just happen to fail here. Do you think more graveyard hate could function well? Soul-Guide Lantern, Nihil Spellbomb, etc.?

epicandSTEVIE on Marrow-Gnawer: Aristic-RATS

2 months ago

Cool decklist. I would cut a colony rat for Fleshbag Marauder.

Also I'm curious why you're running horn of greed over something like Syphon Mind, since you're trying to get your opponents to discard.

Would your playgroup be mad if you ran something like Contamination? :)


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