Illness in the Ranks
Creature tokens get -1/-1.
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Illness in the Ranks Discussion
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.
4 months ago
Engineered Plague, Contagion Engine, Contagion Clasp, Dakmor Plague, Desecration Plague, Endemic Plague, Tim Curry, Kelsien, the Plague, Necrotic Plague, Phyrexian Plaguelord, Plaguebearer, Plague Beetle, Plague Belcher, Plaguecrafter, Plague Dogs, Plagued Rusalka, Plague Engineer, Plague Fiend, Plague Mare, Plaguemaw Beast, Plague Myr, Plague of Vermin, Plague Rats, Plague Reaver, Plague Sliver, Plague Spitter, Plague Spores, Plague Stinger, Plague Wight, Plague Wind, Plague Witch, Spreading Plague, Swallowing Plague, Traveling Plague, Undercity Plague, Virulent Plague, Disease Carriers, Diseased Vermin, Exotic Disease, Quag Sickness, Spread the Sickness, Illness in the Ranks.
There, that should just about cover it.
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.
7 months ago
Hero of Bladehold effects if you go on the Heartless path.
Blade Splicer with heartless.
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.
Good luck! DasButch
7 months ago
9 months ago
Alrighty, thanks for all the suggestions!
So far, I'm thinking
Atla Palani, Nest Tender(over Jalira, Master Polymorphist because has more big creatures) with some fun pieces like maybe Impact Tremors for a little extra damage. Chancellor of the Forge would be pretty funny there.
10 months ago
Try Illness in the Ranks and the other enchantments like it.