Kozilek, Butcher of Truth

Kozilek, Butcher of Truth

Legendary Creature — Eldrazi

When you cast this spell, draw four cards.

Annihilator 4 (Whenever this creature attacks, defending player sacrifices four permanents.)

When Kozilek is put into a graveyard from anywhere, its owner shuffles their graveyard into their library.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Kozilek, Butcher of Truth Discussion

KiefyWonder on "The Thing" 1982 Movie Deck

1 month ago

This deck has been a blast with those eldrazi bois I threw in there, makes Conduit of Ruin and Tamiyo's Journal have easy picks. And the snow theme and shapeshifting have been a blast against creature based decks. I'm thinking of adding Sakashima of a Thousand Faces to the deck. I ran into the issue of Deceiver of Form revealing Lazav two different times somehow lol, and my Kozilek once, but if I was able to have had Sakashima with 6 Kozilek, Butcher of Truth in play that would down right be meeeeeean. Great job with this build though, will let you know anything else I would add down the road :)

Quickspell on When do replacment effects occur?

1 month ago

Polaris In a related matter, if I cast i. e. Thrill of Possibility and discard Kozilek, Butcher of Truth, do I first shuffle back and then draw cards because his graveyard effect is a replacement effect and takes place right away and before the instants effect on the stack?

KiefyWonder on "The Thing" 1982 Movie Deck

1 month ago

Hey I'm thinking of picking up this deck cause it's very on theme for me since I live in in the north haha, I have a Kozilek, Butcher of Truth and Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre laying around I was wondering if those would be on theme still to your creation? If so what would you cut for them? And any other updates to the deck you've thought of since last updating? Awesome job with all the decks you've made keep up the amazing theme work.

brianizbrewtal on Mr Bones' Wild Ride

2 months ago

I blame the savagery on all the cEDH videos I watch LOL. All power levels are fun, buuuuut who wouldn't want to use a Kozilek, Butcher of Truth haha

Sillvva on Any group hug experts here?

3 months ago

My Kynaios and Tiro deck involves mass ramp and card draw. I also add lots of pillowfort to protect myself from unprovoked attacks.

As a surprise win strategy, I use this combo that seems relatively harmless at first:

Infinitely make everyone draw until they lose the game, except you because you keep sending cards back to your library.

InzHornet4 on Modern Colorless Competitive

3 months ago

You could always go through Eldrazi route. It's great to play the Urza lands, Urza's Mine , Urza's Tower and Urza's Power Plant along with 4 copies of Expedition Map . With the right draws, you could easily have 7 mana on turn 3. Then if you play Ugin, the Ineffable , you can drop the costs of all of your Eldrazi, letting you get something like Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger or Kozilek, Butcher of Truth out by turn 4. You'd also need 4 Eldrazi Temple if you do play Eldrazi. Chalice of the Void is a nuts card too. I'd make sure to play at least 2. Karn, the Great Creator let's you play a bunch of 1 of artifacts in your sideboard, letting you grab whatever you would need to help counter whatever deck you're playing against. Just some thoughts for you.

Quickspell on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

4 months ago

Gleeock, here is my creature list. That's all there is. Each either shuffle back into the library from the graveyard and synergize with Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and Through the Breach , or they are indestructible and synerz with Shifting Shadow

Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker

Nesting Dragon

Not as good as expected, but more eggs and dragons are not bad, especially when you can sac them due to Maskwood Nexus .

Xenagos, God of Revels

  • Obviously good with any creature
  • Synergizes as a creature with Shifting Shadow , otherwise hard to remove

Avacyn, Angel of Hope

Kozilek, Butcher of Truth

  • Unfortunately, his casting ability is basically useless in this deck
  • Despite being crazy by itself, Annihilator 4 is great with It That Betrays
  • Shuffles graveyard back in, so I'll get back the non-shuffle creatures, most of all Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger

Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger
Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre

Obvious reasons.

Worldspine Wurm

I love this card.

  • Great with Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and Through the Breach . That's 30 power with trample for when Sneak Attack and Worldspine Wurm are out
  • Shuffles back in
  • Blightsteel Colossus

    Obviously the best and strongest creature in this deck. Loves Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and I am running Anointed Procession .

    It That Betrays

    It has happened that "It" and its over rings Kozilek and Ulamog have come into play at the same time with Selvala's Stampede . That's 33 power (easily chump blocked though) and 10 permanents sacrificed that I then returned to the battlefield under my control. Primal Rage helps.

    jaymc1130 on Need help focusing Sidisi, Mill …

    4 months ago

    I guess the question is: How many zombies do you want to make milling around with Sidisi?

    The classic combo is Bone Miser + Sidisi + discard outlet ( Wild Mongrel / Putrid Imp , etc) + Darkblast / Life from the Loam . With Sidisi, Miser, and the discard outlet in play discard Loam or Darkblast, Miser triggers to draw a card. Replace the draw with dredge and return the discarded Loam or Darkblast. Mill. Repeat the process triggering Sidisi to make zombies for any creatures you mill. Eventually mill Kozilek, Butcher of Truth or another such Eldrazi shuffler. Resuffle the graveyard into the library. Repeat these steps to make an infinite army of zombies. What you choose to do with an infinite zombie token army at that point is up to you.

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