Mortician Beetle

Mortician Beetle

Creature — Insect

Whenever a player sacrifices a creature, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Mortician Beetle.

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Mortician Beetle Discussion

zapyourtumor on Graveyard Revival

2 weeks ago

I'd go up to 4 Village Rites .

Card suggestions: Mortician Beetle , Pawn of Ulamog , Smothering Abomination , new card Bone Shards. (tappedout doesn't have bone shards but u can google it, it's basically bone splinters but lets you discard a card or sac a creature, and kills planeswalkers too)

Daemogoth Titan reminds me of this 9/9 elemental from shadowmoor or one of those sets thats B/G hybrid mana and makes you sacrifice a creature whenever it attacks but I forgot what it is. Nevermind it's Doomgape which is kinda bad so scratch that. For some reason my memory thought it was 4-5 cmc.

carpecanum on Dead: Flooded Catacombs

1 month ago

With only 3 mana rocks 35 lands is about where you need to be. Mortician Beetle could go.

I just noticed you aren't playing Rooftop Storm or Living Death . Rooftop Storm goes infinite with zombie/sac ability nonsense.

TheVectornaut on Black and White - please help!

1 month ago

To stay more in black, I would consider some sort of vampire sacrifice, counters, and/or lifedrain strategy. Your black cards that could work well in such a deck would be Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim , Embodiment of Agonies , Kambal, Consul of Allocation , Knight of the Ebon Legion , Mortician Beetle , Souls of the Faultless , Castigate , Disentomb , Gerrard's Verdict , Revival / Revenge , Despark , and Grim Return . Most of the other black cards are at least playable as well. The only two I'd cut in most circumstances are Underworld Dreams and In Garruk's Wake . The former needs more build-around while the latter just costs too much to be a consistent boardwipe.

Cards I'd look at adding for such a build might be Gatekeeper of Malakir , Anowon, the Ruin Sage , Sangromancer , Dictate of Erebos , Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet , Victim of Night , Indulgent Aristocrat , Pawn of Ulamog , Grim Haruspex , Silversmote Ghoul , Yahenni, Undying Partisan , Vampire Nighthawk , Vampire of the Dire Moon , Malakir Cullblade , Blood Artist , Urge to Feed , Feast of Blood , Heliod, Sun-Crowned , Archangel of Thune , Cruel Celebrant , Drana's Emissary , Indulging Patrician , Malakir Bloodwitch , Marauding Blight-Priest , Sanctum Seeker , Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose , and Pious Evangel  Flip.

As a side note, to go infinite with Sanguine Bond , Vizkopa Guildmage , or Vito, the card you need is actually Exquisite Blood which is unfortunately quite expensive.

BiggRedd54 on Here's Negan! Negan Lives!

3 months ago

Cool deck +1

Could use some card draw elements in place of some weaker creatures. Promise of Power ? Ancient Craving ? Syphon Mind .

Could definitely use some single creature protection because your CMDR is gonna take heat for a multitude of reason. I like Cloudshift or Restoration Angel . Those are very synergetic with your cmdr as well as some creatures.

Also think you should weigh the value of some of your treasure token generators and perhaps replace for sac creatures. Demon's Disciple .

-1 Mortician Beetle + 1 Innocent Blood ?

Whip of Erebos is tiiiiiight yo..

GnuofDeath on Pauper Sac

7 months ago

MoonPieMat Gavony Unhallowed seens too heavy for a creature that you need pump to become a danger, maybe Mortician Beetle will make your deck fast.

ellie-is on $60 Sack of Elementals

8 months ago

Looks fun! Collateral Damage might go well with Mortician Beetle and all the sacrifice-at-end-of-turn creatures :) Thud is also great with Ball Lightning-type cards despite the sorcery speed.

DBCooper on Meren Sacrifice

8 months ago

Mortician Beetle is a good addition.

Snips500 on Festerdance: Morbid Obsession

8 months ago

Cool deck but might I suggest Carrion Feeder or Viscera Seer for a more reliable sac outlet and possibly Mortician Beetle or Bloodbriar for some more value. When I goldfished a few times I would draw into a morbid creature but have no way of triggering morbid.

I found that Putrid Leech is just not that good in most situations. Face value you have a 2 mana 2/2 that each turn can become a 4/4 for a price.

4x Festerhide Boar seems like a bit much seeing as its cmc 4. I would include it as a 3 of.

Might I also suggest Cast Down or Vendetta for some more efficient removal (you will get the morbid trigger to matter if your or their creature died)

I also think that the 4x Ash Barrens is too much. Most of the time they will just slow you down. I would go to 2x ash barrens and replace them with a basic of each type.

I would also replace Wakedancer with Doomed Dissenter. Doomed also gets you the two bodies but for less mana and you will have an easier time getting full value.

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