Josu Vess, Lich Knight

Josu Vess, Lich Knight

Legendary Creature — Zombie Knight

Kicker (You may pay an additional as you cast this spell.)

Menace

When Josu Vess, Lich Knight enters the battlefield, if it was kicked, create eight 2/2 black Knight creature tokens with menace.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Josu Vess, Lich Knight Discussion

Vessiliana on For the night is dark and full of terrors

22 hours ago

Have you considered Josu Vess, Lich Knight ? He brings a little zombie army in a can and is a zombie himself.

Mtg_Mega_Nerds on Need Next-level Ayara, First of …

2 days ago

You need more ramp since you have a lot of expensive cards. For ramp you need: Arcane Signet , Charcoal Diamond , Jet Medallion , Nyx Lotus , Dark Ritual , Culling the Weak , Wayfarer's Bauble , Bubbling Muck . Take out Ugin, the Ineffable . I don't know why you have it, there are hardly enough colorless cards to make it effective. Also take out Josu Vess, Lich Knight , Abhorrent Overlord , and a couple more expensive cards that cost 6+ cmc. You also need to change your boardwipes. They are far too expensive to be effective. Trade Necromantic Selection for Shadows' Verdict , Deadly Tempest for Mutilate , Oblivion Stone for Soul Shatter . I would suggest Decree of Pain for Damnation or Toxic Deluge considering the deck price. Other cards to consider adding: Swiftfoot Boots , Defile , Phyrexian Arena , Sign in Blood , Read the Bones , Night's Whisper . Since you are already running good sac outlets, Exsanguinate and Torment of Hailfire consider adding an Infinite Mana Combo. Make these changes and the deck will be much faster and more competitive.

Blackgate on Phantom Menace (Tergrid menace/aggro)

2 months ago

Hello droslag, thanks for the feedback! They are both great menace cards thank you! I think both those cards would be great in a zombie menace deck to make the most use of their special abilities. Combine them with Graf Harvest and that would be a good foundation! That being said adding Plague Belcher and Relentless Dead is something I will play test!

I am also considering swapping out Hunted Nightmare for 3 copies of Dreamstealer and swapping out Josu Vess, Lich Knight for Tergrid, God of Fright  Flip to include a discard strategy to the main deck.

GrixCHIM on Ayara Rat Plague EDH

2 months ago

I see your deck is budget, and I wanted to suggest some budget inclusions for cards that would create tokens that also trigger Ayara's drain ability.

Chittering Witch creates RAT tokens!!

Abhorrent Overlord Generates a LOT of harpy tokens as your devotion to black will be large with Ayara in play.

Rise of the Dread Marn is a great way to refuel your board with black creatures after a board wipe or large death effect.

Lab Rats is a great way to slowly add more rats to the field with enough mana for the buyback price.

Josu Vess, Lich Knight can be brutal with Ayara on the battlefield if the kicker cost is paid.

Necrotic Hex can be a good board clearing effect that also makes black creatures.

Your deck could also use some cards to help find your enjoyed rat cards. Some budget options in black include Diabolic Tutor , Mausoleum Secrets , and Ratcatcher !

Some cards you're using aren't especially great in a singleton format. Cards like Compound Fracture and Hunt for Specimens could be replaced with Defile and Callous Bloodmage respectively.

Have fun playing EDH! The best suggestion is to play with others and learn what cards you like and dislike using and adapt with new cards that fit your budget.

Jonesbond49 on Zombie Tribal

6 months ago

I've decided to make more than one list but each one should be helpful to you in the future. Also, you don't need to put in all these cards. There are too many here for you to fit in the deck.

Liliana cards:

Liliana, Death's Majesty (can be a board wipe but don't count on it), Liliana, Dreadhorde General (also doubles as amazing card draw), Liliana, Heretical Healer  Flip, Liliana, the Last Hope, and Liliana, Untouched By Death (has a removal ability).

Zombie tribal cards:

Shepherd of Rot, Lord of the Accursed, Risen Executioner, Relentless Dead, Field of the Dead, Undead Augur (also card advantage), Havengul Runebinder, Stitcher Geralf, Gleaming Overseer, Call to the Grave (rude card), Endless Ranks of the Dead (my favorite zombie tribal card), Graf Harvest, Graveborn Muse (also card advantage), and Josu Vess, Lich Knight.

Never/Return is zombie themed removal.

Necromantic Selection is a zombie themed board wipe.

Ramp cards:

Dimir Signet, Talisman of Dominance, Charcoal Diamond, Sky Diamond, and Fellwar Stone.

I hope this helps!

BrandonO97 on Wrexial's stealin everything

1 year ago

Okay bro I love you deck idea. How are you feelings about adding Josu Vess, Lich Knight Rise from the Tides or even Zombie Apocalypse they could all potentially boost the zombe aspect of the deck let me know what you would substitute for them because I really want to go in this direction for my Wrexial deck. Also Fleet Swallower could be devastating combined with Traumatize Just let me know your thoughts about them and whether or not you think they'd be worth adding. Thanks!

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 year ago

I don't really like Josu Vess, Lich Knight. I want Liliana's zombie brother to be a better commander, much like Niambi, Esteemed Speaker vs. Niambi, Faithful Healer.

Josu Vess, Undead Chevalier

Legendary Creature - Zombie Knight

You may cast Josu Vess, Undead Chevalier from your graveyard, but not from anywhere else.

First Strike, Menace

At the beginning of each combat, sacrifice Josu Vess, Undead Chevalier unless another creature died this turn.

Sacrifice another creature: Put a +1/+1 counter on Josu Vess, Undead Chevalier.

1/1


A fun aristocrat/voltron build, like Elenda, Dusk Rose, but in monoblack.

ninja'd, see above.

lil_cheez on Liliana Tribal (Everyone's Here!)

1 year ago

That Awesome in your username is well earned!!

Must find a slot for Josu Vess, Lich Knight tho!

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