Lingering Souls

Lingering Souls

Sorcery

Create two 1/1 white Spirit creature tokens with flying.

Flashback (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Uncommon
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Uncommon
Modern Event Deck (MD1) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Sorin vs. Tibalt (DDK) Uncommon
Dark Ascension (DKA) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Lingering Souls occurrence in decks from the last year

Modern:

All decks: 0.28%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Lingering Souls Discussion

dichia on B/W Token Control

1 week ago

I made a BW tokens deck too, but only using spirits. Since you also use other kind of tokens, I think Bitterblossom would be great.

Also, Selfless Spirit can be amazing if combined with Day of Judgment and similar cards: while you wipe your opponent's whole board, your army of tokens will remain intact and ready to strike.

You already run Lingering Souls and Spectral Procession, which I think are the best, but other similar cards are Midnight Haunting and Triplicate Spirits. But you probably already knew those ones.

Anyway, people in the comment section of my deck gave me some good suggestions that you could probably use too, take a look if you want.

gingerthewritingdog on Where do they come from?!

1 month ago

Possibly add black for Lingering Souls and better sideboard tech. Also Battle Screech and Force of Virtue seem good in here.

Snowmen1 on Cabal Stoneblade

1 month ago

With the way your deck is evolving, it is starting to look more and more like an orzhov smallpox list. Some stuff I would say about that is that you really need to make sure smallpox doesn't end up being card disadvantage for you, because in most cases, its just card disadvantage or break even. To do that, you need to maximize your Flagstones of Trokair and Bloodghast type cards. I'd run the full 4 Lingering Souls because of that. Also, a card thats worth looking at is Fetid Heath to fix your mana since you have black cards like Liliana of the Veil and Smallpox, which can be awkward to get out with lands like Flagstones of Trokair out. most smallpox decks run 4 Liliana of the Veil, but Cabal Therapist may fill some of the role it does, I don't know though. One last thing that I would say is that Vengeful Pharaoh is a card that seems to slot into smallpox, but no one ever seems to include.

hope this helps.

Flooremoji on Thunder Tokens

1 month ago

Lingering Souls isn't really that great unless you have the ability to flash it back. A couple Godless Shrines would go a long way.

anubis1ra1 on Lokotor's Cube

1 month ago

too strong:

Balance

Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis

Pathrazer of Ulamog

Artisan of Kozilek

Lodestone Golem

Daze

Contract from Below (ummm... what?? this is too strong and the ante doesnt exist to balance it)

Hymn to Tourach

Animate Dead

Channel

concerning:

Feather, the Redeemed

Winding Constrictor

Manifold Key

Ulamog's Crusher

Ichorclaw Myr (colorless infect)

Myr Galvanizer

Bounding Krasis

Unburial Rites

Mother of Runes

Archetype of Courage

Village Bell-Ringer

Sun Titan (probably fine)

Porcelain Legionnaire (cheap first strike, hard to kill in reasonable time without using removal spell on a 2 drop)

Battle Screech (or Lingering Souls/Spectral Procession) too many of this effect (too many flying tokens I think)

Winds of Abandon game ending 1 sided wrath (probably just too strong)

Mana Tithe fine card, but not sure why white has counter spells

Peregrine Drake probably fine, but just worth watching for overly easy infinites

Etherium Sculptor potentially too many artifact synergy cards like this in the cube (artifacts might be one of the most well supported archetypes)

Brain Freeze (not really supported?)

Snap again potential infinite mana

Exhume

Tainted Strike/Phyresis Infect is potentially too strong

Feldon of the Third Path potentially degenerate?

Flameshadow Conjuring (goes infinite with multiple creatures with an iron myr)

Golgari Grave-Troll maybe fine

Sprout Swarm (I've seen this card be silly, but its probably fine)

Groundswell/Scale Up (with infect)

Reznorboy on Aristocrats all the way.

2 months ago

So, generally speaking, I think you should add a discard engine, tempo cards, and more graveyard cards.

(I'm now not so sure about dredge, but it definitely could still be done.)

So, first I would add cards like Delirium Skeins, Mind Rake, Smallpox, Tasigur's Cruelty and Raven's Crime.

These cards will definitively being hurting you as well, but they will help set up the grave while putting your opponents in a even worse position.

Then, you can play cards that help you keep and regain advantage off all of those discards, like Oreskos Explorer, Gift of Estates, Bloodghast, and Lingering Souls. (You would want to go 2nd or 3rd given the choice). (As well as Life from the Loam if your budget permits).

Then, you may want to play even more tempo cards such as World Queller and Balancing Act.

That's what I can think of for now.

RedHood1019 on Black/White Mid Ally Life Burn

2 months ago

Thanks for the advice, C--8CLARK8--D! I've adjusted it to Casual format. Also, I appreciate the suggestion, but I don't quite see how Lingering Souls really works for the deck. Thanks for offering, though!

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