Eternal Thirst

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Archenemy Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper Duel Commander Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Planechase Legal
Quest Magic Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vanguard Legal
Vintage Legal

Eternal Thirst

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature has lifelink and "Whenever a creature an opponent controls dies(is put into the graveyard from the battlefield, tokens enter the graveyard before they cease to exist), put a +1/+1 counter on this creature.

Altoman on death by 1000 papercuts

4 months ago

What is fun with Eternal Thirst is when you spend the mana one at a time. "Death by 1000 paper cuts" And the Crypt Rats grows bigger and bigger :D Now that i wiped the board, I will attack you with my 8/8...lifelink.

If you want more flexibility in mana, I suggest replacing the Evolving Wilds with Bloodfell Caves

Finally, have you considered Blightning? It's just a good card in general.

Altoman on death by 1000 papercuts

4 months ago

Nice deck! I suggest Crypt Rats + Eternal Thirst. It feels in the spirit of this deck :P

TheOfficialCreator on Eva 1.11 - Slugs are (not) nice

6 months ago

I know you said you didn't want this deck to be any more mean than it already is, but I feel like you're sleeping HARD on The Meathook Massacre. Makes both your opponent's creatures and your own tiny slugs into cannon fodder for your deck? Yes please! Could probably replace Eternal Thirst, since the lifegain off Massacre is pretty deece on its own.

Another suggestion I might add is some protection for Toxrill. Toxrill is NOT a threat to be taken lightly, so strong countermagic and shroud effects might be worth looking into. Defensive countermagic like Dispel, Miscast, etc. might be a good fit since this isn't a control deck, it just wants to protect its wincon.

Grind on Kothophed, Soul Hoarder

1 year ago

Sweet deck!!
I too have a kothophed deck, it tries to make lots of mana. A couple cards for your consideration: Thrashing Wumpus, Eternal Thirst, Sacrifice, Attrition, Crypt Rats, any lifelink equipment or enchatment...
Also you have quite a lot of point removal, but for your sorcery speed murderous compulsion i would lean more towards a boardwipe like Crux of Fate or similar.
Cheers and have fun!!

legendofa on Boros Legion

1 year ago

EDH evaluation isn't really my strong point, but here's what I got.

Daru Warchief is reliable Soldier tribal support, and Cenn's Tactician offers another 1-drop creature.

I'm not really seeing the purpose of Eldrazi Conscription. It's a good card, but it doesn't offer much to the go-wide, strength in numbers approach that Soldier tribal decks usually take. I also don't see a way to get it out quickly and reliably, so it's just kind of there.

Related to this, any effect that pumps a single creature probably isn't worth it. Sanctuary Blade, Angelic Gift, Eternal Thirst, and Gift of Orzhova in particular don't seem right for this deck.

I see a lifegain subtheme, which is fine as long as it works. How often does Angelic Accord trigger? Unless it's going off every turn, that's another one that can be taken out. Outside of that, I don't see any other payoffs for the lifegain. If you don't have any reason to include it other than "not losing," I would also drop Take Heart; there are better combat tricks.

Duress seems out of place, and doesn't really contribute anything to your soldiers. Champion of the Parish would be better served in a more Human-focused deck, since many of your creatures and almost of your tokens don't have the Human subtype.

Makeshift Battalion and Skymarch Bloodletter are generally pretty weak creatures.

For upgrades and replacements, you have some budget room, so I'm going to try to use that up. Rootborn Defenses should be Heroic Intervention, to save mana and get hexproof for your stuff instead of another 1/1 token. Switch Navigator's Compass for another mana rock that can provide mana instead of just changing it, like Fellwar Stone. Unless you regularly see regeneration, like multiple times every match, Dreadbore is better than Terminate.

Your lands are generally pretty slow, and I don't recommend the bounce lands (Rakdos Carnarium and friends) without a specific purpose beyond simply mana fixing. If you can, get the shocklands (Blood Crypt and friends) in their place. There are other land cycles as well for every level of budget. Look for ones that give the option to enter untapped. Clifftop Retreat is a good start. The Luxury Suite cycle (I forget what the nickname is) can get expensive, but if you can afford the investment are definitely worth it.

When looking for cuts, keep one question in mind: "How does this help advance my strategy?" If the answer is only "Because it's a Soldier" or "Because it gains me life," it's probably cuttable. Soldiers in particular are a very synergistic tribe, and ideally every card should help support every other card.

Hope this helps!

icabero0225 on Grixis Aggro

1 year ago

Thank you wallisface for your comment. I definitely think that your killspells are much stronger and will probably end up upgrading to those.

As for the Malakir Cullblade, Savage Gorger, and Eternal Thirst I quite like those cards and I am hoping that the blue cards will be able to counter any removals though I definitely agree that they are risky. I think Unlikely Aid also helps as it can make them indestructible.

I'll try playing without Typhoid Rats or Sanitarium Skeleton usually those are just stall cards anyways but they might not be very good as you said.

Appreciate the comment!

wallisface on Grixis Aggro

1 year ago

Some thoughts:

  • 24 lands seems a little high given your mana curve. I think you can get away with 21-22.

  • Typhoid Rats does nothing for you as your deck is playing to be on the offensive. Sanitarium Skeleton is just generally a bad card, and probably shouldn’t be in any deck, let-alone an aggro one.

  • both of Malakir Cullblade and Savage Gorger are very risky cards, in that a single killspell removes the entire threat. Consider swapping them for the likes of Young Pyromancer and Sedgemoor Witch that will each offer the same overall power, while being much harder to nullify (because they get their power from making additional creatures)

  • your current selection of killspells are pretty lacking in power, especially Murder. I’d recommend considering the likes of Fatal Push, Infernal Grasp, and Flame Slash.

  • i’d suggest ditching Eternal Thirst. Auras in general are bad as they tend to put you behind in card advantage.

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