Creature — Elemental Spirit

Malignus's power and toughness are equal to half the highest life total among your opponents, rounded up. Damage that would be dealt by Malignus cannot be prevented.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal

Malignus occurrence in decks from the last year

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Malignus Discussion

RambIe on Licia Bank of life

1 week ago

at first glance i am going to suggest
Test of Endurance , Felidar Sovereign
Serra Avatar , Scourge of the Skyclaves , Malignus
Brion Stoutarm , Rite of Consumption , Fling , Thud
note: there are many other cards with similar effects so that these functions can be consistently played
its a busy day at work today but ill try to get some time later to do a more through inspection

MeMinusMyself on What happens if a creature …

1 month ago

I built a Grusilda, Monster Masher EDH deck for fun and I immediately ran into, like, 400 ways she can break the game but this is the one I'm the most curious about.

Say she combines Malignus and Pack Rat . Pack Rat says the Mashed Monster's power is equal to the number of Rats in play, but Malignus says that it's power is equal to half the highest life total.

Which one wins? What is the Mashed Monster's power?

Heavy-Metal on Brion, Armstrong

2 months ago

thanks Hc_Clan i ended up cutting cutting Thousand-Year Elixir for Anger you make a good point. i see what you are saying about Gilded Lotus and i have had a Dockside Extortionist collecting dust in my binder so i added him. What would you recommend cutting for Malignus, and possibly Taurean Mauler?

Hc_Clan on Brion, Armstrong

2 months ago

+1. If you are looking for suggestions, I agree with the previous comments regarding Malignus. I'm also a big fan of Taurean Mauler as well since he gets huge pretty fast in multiplayer with no real downside.

I think you could cut Thousand-Year Elixir for Anger since you only have 6 creatures in the deck with tap abilities.

Gilded Lotus is a bit pricy mana-wise, perhaps cut it for Mind Stone to help get Brion out faster.

I think more sac outlets would be welcome in this deck. High Market is great utility on a land, and Altar of Dementia combos with Sun Titan and Gift of Immortality if you want a combo finisher.

Heavy-Metal on Brion, Armstrong

2 months ago

Casey4321 Thanks, FMA is so good i couldn't help myself. Malignus is good, maybe Malignus > Spark Trooper? however i do like how Recruiter of the Guard can keep tempo up with Spark Trooper. I have Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker on the side along with a couple swords but i took them out as i dont want to irk my playgroup too much.

Casey4321 on Brion, Armstrong

2 months ago

Also Malignus

NorinTheWise on Norin Naughty Nonsense

3 months ago

Hey, your Norin buddy is back with a few suggestions!

  1. Jeska's Will is a must add in mono-red and it does work with Norin on cast, so you get both options. Considering Norin is already out when this gets dropped on turn 2 or 3 it can be explosive!

  2. Since you are adding Terror of the Peaks you should take a look at Malignus. He synergizes with Terror and Warstorm Surge, he is fetchable with Imperial Recruiter, and he is a one shot kill with a Panharmonicon/Flameshadow Conjuring and either of the aforementioned ETB damage cards.

  3. I think you should run Oblivion Stone instead of Nev Disk. I ran Disk for awhile and it got removed at least half the time before it got back to me. I have popped O-Stone every time I have wanted to.

carpecanum on Livio, Alena Secret Lovers

4 months ago

Malignus, Serra Avatar or Soul of Eternity could offer big mana without going infinite

Ghitu War Cry can make any creature hit the 4 power needed to go infinite and then pump something else up even more

Umbral Mantle could also go infinite

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