Illness in the Ranks

Illness in the Ranks

Enchantment

Creature tokens get -1/-1.

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Legality

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

Illness in the Ranks occurrence in decks from the last year

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Illness in the Ranks Discussion

CommandOmega on Scars

3 months ago

I'm sorry to say that your combo might not work. Illness in the Ranks seems to provide an anthem effect that doesn't actually put counters on creatures. It only reduces their power and toughness, which just hurts your own efforts. I think that you might want to take out some other cards as well so you can put some better ones in. Here are my suggestions:

Dusk Urchins and Castle Locthwain draws you more cards, and you can cast Unearth on it to bring it back as well as a bunch of other things. Devoted Druid is good for getting you more mana, and Utopia Sprawl is more efficient than Weirding Wood. Ammit Eternal is pretty good as well, as it gets you tons of value from your Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons and Nest of Scarabs. I recommend putting Scarscale Ritual into your sideboard since you don't have one right now. I get the feeling that you're trying to go for a budget build, but you might want to try to put in 4 copies of Overgrown Tomb in place of 2 Swamps and 2 Forests. If you don't want to spend the money on those, I suggest that you put in 4 Zagoth Triomes instead. You might also want to take a look at on Scryfall to check out other possibilities.

IrateWarrior on Welcome to the Grismold Family Vacation!

5 months ago

I actually like Phyrexian Plaguelord. I think if your going to voltron focus you should double down with that instead of the aristocrat style. As for the tokens I found these two card heavy hitters as end phase your at minimum giving him +2+2 Virulent Plague Illness in the Ranks. Also worth nothing Hardened Scales triggers off each token since it is a separate trigger each time.

TriusMalarky on Help with jank modern slaughterhouse

7 months ago

Hero of Bladehold effects if you go on the Heartless path.

Illness in the Ranks is better if you want Krenko's Command effects.

Blade Splicer with heartless.

Cruel Celebrant

Bastion of Remembrance. Ministrant of Obligation Myr Retriever x4 because if you draw 2 you go infinite with Heartless.

Pestilent Haze. Impact Tremors

DasButch on Mono Black Vampire

7 months ago

Bloodthirsty Aerialist might be a good fit.

Also, Bloodghast in ANY vampire deck is ballin. but then you get into needing expensive cards to make his pay offs the best.

Budget crack lands Evolving Wilds and Terramorphic Expanse get the job done, but they'll be a turn slower than some of the more expensive cards like Prismatic Vista and Fabled Passage.

I just found a neat boost for Blood Seeker recently. Paired him up with 4 Forbidden Orchard and Illness in the Ranks if you think his tokens are going to be a problem.

Good luck! DasButch

Balaam__ on Das Soul Eaters

7 months ago

Illness in the Ranks combos perfectly with your Soul Warden\Forbidden Orchard method.

TriusMalarky on What commander should I build?

9 months ago

Alrighty, thanks for all the suggestions!

So far, I'm thinking

Dromar39 on The Vegan Troll

10 months ago

Try Illness in the Ranks and the other enchantments like it.

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