Life from the Loam

Life from the Loam


Return up to three target land cards from your graveyard to your hand.

Dredge 3 (If you would draw a card, instead you may put exactly three cards from the top of your library into your graveyard. If you do, return this card from your graveyard to your hand. Otherwise, draw a card.)

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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
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Life from the Loam Discussion

Epicurus on Slogurk, Lands Don't Matter

11 hours ago

Cards I would add to this list:

I'm no good at suggesting what to remove for my suggestions, because I'm not the one playing the deck. And some of these might not be on your list because of price. Just thought I'd add my two cents.


TheBubbaEA on $15 Dredge

14 hours ago

This is awesome! The upgrade options you give are a great complement to the budget list.

In case you are looking for more work (lol), it would also be crazy helpful to see the adds/cuts for each upgrade. Like Life from the Loam adds a whole green splash.

In anycase, thanks for the deck, I cant wait to put it together and try to learn how this works :)

wallisface on Mill Yo Self

1 month ago

some thoughts:

  • If you're planning to win the game through self-mill, then it feels like your options to do so are fairly non-optimal. Stuff like Glimpse the Unthinkable, Stinkweed Imp, Gloom Surgeon, Hedron Crab, Altar of Dementia and Life from the Loam all seem to be good options for accelerating you towards emptying your deck.

  • Carrying on from the previous point, your options to win by actually milling yourself seem really limited, just being Jace, Wielder of Mysteries. I would have expected to see some Thassa's Oracle and/or Laboratory Maniac as backup.

  • Modern is a really fast format, and seeing cards costing 4cmc or above is quite rare without running a bunch of dedicated ramp. As an example, a midrange deck like Jund runs just a playset of Bloodbraid Elf, and nothing else above 3cmc. I think you're going to really struggle to cast most of your cards with the crazy-high casting costs they currently have - and I think you should consider dropping all-but 4ish cards at the slots of 4cmc and above.

zapyourtumor on Golgari dredge

1 month ago

Why Bonehoard over Boneyard Wurm? The latter counts as a creature, helping buff the other creature-cards-in-graveyard beaters.

Grist, the Hunger Tide produces tokens+self mills, removes pesky permanents, and also acts as a second wincon with Jarad to give the deck some late-game reach.

Unearth can get back a Grist, Splinterfright, Boneyard Wurm, or Nighthowler from the yard that you milled.

For cuts, I'd probably cut more noncreature spells since the whole deck is "creature cards in graveyards matter". I'd start with Life from the Loam and Raven's Crime, and maybe some Village Rites.

SueMe on Hogaak: My Favorite (Infinite) Combo Deck

1 month ago

Hey AwesomeDude2471!

I took out Life from the Loam because it seemed sooomewhat narrow (has an infinite combo with Bone Miser + Discard Outlet), but it's still playable. I've found that Rishkar's Expertise is just too slow, and has the downside of being green (can't be easily cast off Bone Miser or Sacrifice). Ad Nauseam costs less, is black, and can be cast at instant speed (a virtue that I have been neglecting for too long).

Just took out a Buried Alive for K'rrik, Son of Yawgmoth; turns out, casting Hogaak for delve + life makes things a lot easier.

Hmm. Would you enlighten me on combos that Fain provides?

Daemogoth Titan is definitely a good Berserk/Greater Good target. I'm not so sure it's necessary though, Hogaak being our commander (in fact, I'm might take out Rotting Regisaur).

Incarnation Technique seems like good tech, especially for the slower metas. I'd probably add Reanimate first, though.

Necrotic Wound might be good in other builds, but I find that my particular build doesn't have a lot of cards in the yard at any moment in time (unless I'm going off).

Thanks for stopping by!

AwesomeDude2471 on Hogaak: My Favorite (Infinite) Combo Deck

1 month ago

Actually have this deck built up in paper now,

Any updates? I notice you dropped Life from the Loam and Rishkar's Expertise and replaced with what looks like Ad Nauseam and an extra land?

Anything else? I was kind of debating Fain, the Broker as another sac outlet/combo piece.

Daemogoth Titan seems kinda spicy too, with how aggresive the deck allows us to be with it, due to creature generation, as well as it's synergy with stuff like Stinging Study.

Incarnation Technique and Necrotic Wound seem like they're worth testing too.

LeonSpires on Lord Windgrace Kable Current

1 month ago

Looks like a good start. I would consider Crucible of Worlds , Ramunap Excavator , and Life from the Loam as future additions as they all synergize with Windgrace's first ability.

Also just a heads up Anointed Procession isn't in your commander's color identity.

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