Liliana, Waker of the Dead

Liliana, Waker of the Dead

Legendary Planeswalker — Liliana

+1: Each player discards a card. Each opponent who can't loses 3 life.

-3: Target creature gets -X/-X until end of turn, where X is the number of cards in your graveyard.

-7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of combat on your turn, put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control. It gains haste."

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Format Legality
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Pioneer Legal
Unformat Legal
Gladiator Legal
Pre-release Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Custom Legal
Highlander Legal
Limited Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Historic Legal
Vintage Legal
Arena Legal
Legacy Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Brawl Legal

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Liliana, Waker of the Dead Discussion

crvo on BUG Shapeshifter Combo

1 week ago

Hey, KraKra21, thanks for checking out my deck!

Your suggestions are very reasonable, and the majority of my reasoning is pretty idiosyncratic! For self discard, I have to admit that I haven't much played with any of the current blue Merfolk Looter type cards in standard, and I don't have enough Lilianas or Rankle, Master of Pranks to feel really good about the black "everyone discards a card" options, at least off the top of my head. Personally, if I were going to try recurring Thassa's Oracle via Maskwood Nexus , I would probably play more self mill, by way of Tymaret Calls the Dead , and maybe back it up with Liliana, Waker of the Dead as insurance against drawing the Thassa's Oracle .

Also, I was originally playing a much bluer deck, with more shapeshifters and the U/G sagas. Thassa, Deep-Dwelling is just one of my favorite cards in standard, so she weaseled her way in the list when it made more sense; now she's one of the lone blue survivors.

I think a strictly B/G version of the deck would be fun, and potentially strong. Please let me know what you develop, and comment back with a link to your deck! I'll be delighted to try it out when my collection permits!!

zAzen7977 on TERGRID’S TORTURE CHAMBER (Mono-Black Control KHM)

2 weeks ago

SaintFinni, thank you for your suggestion! I’ll take your advice and swap Heartless Act for Poison the Cup . Foretell is more useful than I realized initially because Liliana, Waker of the Dead and Rankle, Master of Pranks discard my own cards, and foretell allows me to cast from exile. Please let me know how it goes for you on Arena!

camstew on Everthing is Mine

3 weeks ago

Have you thought about swapping out Davriel, Rogue Shadowmage for Liliana, Waker of the Dead or Liliana, Defiant Necromancer , that way you can take something from everyone?

zAzen7977 on LILIANA’S EMBRACE (Rakdos Reanimator KHM)

1 month ago

Thank you for the suggestion SultaivsAbzan! You are right, Kardur's Vicious Return does capture the entire concept of this deck in one saga. And yes, if only it was 3 mana, I believe it would be more playable. As it stands now I would rather play Liliana, Waker of the Dead at 4 mana. But it is still a possible inclusion.

I would be a very happy camper if Stitcher's Supplier was reprinted! It would take the current generation of standard self-mill/Reanimator decks to the next level.

Crab-o-mancer on The Saga of the Janking Tree

1 month ago

Here is a variation using Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider to boost counters on sagas, planeswalkers, and +1/+1 through the The Ozolith. Vorinclex also nerfs the opponent's planeswalkers and sagas.

The Yorion, Sky Nomad blink cycle can be setup with some combination of Sword of the Realms, Kaya the Inexorable, Athreos, Shroud-Veiled or Liliana, Waker of the Dead's emblem, along with removal or Fiend Artisan on Yorion. Also Flicker of Fate can be re-run using retrieval like Bala Ged Recovery  Flip

Fiend Artisan and Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire also offer a nice tutor package to find removal and combo pieces.

The deck does require 80+ cards in the starting library (for the Yorion companion and also because of the sheer number of control and combo pieces), and could use some more tuning. But seems really fun to pilot so far.

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