Necropotence

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Iconic Masters (IMA) Mythic Rare
Eternal Masters (EMA) Mythic Rare
Vintage Masters (VMA) Mythic Rare
From the Vault: Exiled (V09) Mythic Rare
Masters Edition II (ME2) Rare
Deckmasters: Garfield vs. Finkel (DKM) Rare
Fifth Edition (5ED) Rare
Ice Age (ICE) Rare

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Necropotence

Enchantment

Skip your draw step.

Whenever you discard a card, exile that card from your graveyard.

Pay 1 life: Exile the top card of your library face down. Put that card into your hand at the beginning of your next end step.

Necropotence Discussion

multimedia on K'rrik Focused Deck

1 day ago

Hey, nice start and budget version of Krrik.

Budget upgrades to consider:

Reclamation I think is the number one card to consider adding since it's a one drop that can repeatedly recur Magus of the Mirror or Gray Merchant of Asphodel . Monument would be second since reducing the colorless mana cost of creatures really helps make Phyrexian mana even more mana efficient. With all the card draw especially Necropotence and Greed Reliquary is a helpful land to keep all the cards you draw. Good luck with your deck.

Last_Laugh on steallin' n' killin'

1 day ago

Got a few suggestions for you and I'll try to break it down by category.

Grixis Staple: Chaos Warp is Grixis' best answer to enchantments by far. Don't let problematic enchantments like Solemnity or Rest in Peace wreck your day.

Card Draw: Dark Prophecy , Necropotence , Rhystic Study , Midnight Reaper , and Skullclamp .

Let me know if you're picking up what I'm putting down, I can continue. In the meantime, feel free to check out my list for inspiration. It's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

AwesomeOctopus on Kambal, Painful Pestilence

1 day ago

suggestions: Hissing Miasma -> Ghostly Prison , Bitter Revelation -> Necropotence . Buried Alive doesn't fit in a deck with no recursion. Shade's Form makes a poor win condition. you have to attack and get though and it can only eliminate 1 player at a time with a massive resource investment to do so. Torment of Hailfire Exsanguinate and Debt to the Deathless are much better. good life gain payoffs are Karlov of the Ghost Council Crested Sunmare and Archangel of Thune that give you big rewards just for you opponents playing spells while kambal is out.

somedumbjerk on Ayara engines EDH

2 days ago

Out:

Kaya's Ghostform Epic Downfall Tomb Robber Soot Imp Pack Rat Cadaver Imp

In: Insidious Dreams - Helps assemble combos

Animate Dead - cheap recursion that should've been in there

Night's Whisper - cheap hand refill

Necropotence - Well I'll succumb to goodstuffs here.

Black Market - things die and profit from board wipes.

Coldsteel Heart - is very needed

ulticam on Varina Zombos

2 days ago

Here are some suggestions:

You would probably benefit the most from a better ramp-package. Since you don't want to bother buying expensive lands, I'd recommend signets (which are really good for fixing colors) and talismans: Orzhov Signet , Azorius Signet , Dimir Signet , Talisman of Progress , Talisman of Dominance , Talisman of Hierarchy , & Smothering Tithe has powerful potential as well.

Ponder and Preordain are extremely powerful in helping you fix colors in the early game. They allow you to dig for the right lands. They're also good at any point in a game. Gitaxian Probe is easy to cast (at basically no cost) since you gain life.

Speaking of life-gain, you have some good ways to gain but no payoffs for it. Alhammarret's Archive seems to combo well with your general. Other ones that come to mind are Graveborn Muse , Greed , and Necropotence

I'd cut Crush Dissent and No Escape for cheaper counterspells. Lower CMC instants give you more opportunities to use them. Swan Song is BROKEN. Counterspell is good. Dispel is amazing but only if you feel your meta is threatening you with counter magic of their own. Muddle the Mixture and Narset's Reversal are unreal. Sometimes you'll misplay them though - they require some experience.

I'd cut Spark Harvest for Swords to Plowshares . Exiling is better than killing (avoids indestructibility), and you can even use swords on yourself if you need life in a pinch.

Diabolic Tutor and Long-Term Plans are cheap to buy. Tutors are necessary in control if you want to effectively answer your opponent's threats.

Dig Through Time might be nice for you, but I can't say for sure. And since you told me you were concerned of decking yourself: Elixir of Immortality

Here are some more expensive cards if you ever wanted to upgrade: Rhystic Study , Phyrexian Arena , Watery Grave , Godless Shrine , & Hallowed Fountain

Last_Laugh on Edgar's Army of Vampire's

3 days ago

I have a few suggestions for ya.

Ramp: Rakdos/Boros/ Orzhov Signet and Talisman of Indulgence /Conviction/Heirarchy over your Diamonds and Medallions.

Finisher: Shared Animosity

Draw: Necropotence , Dark Prophecy , Champion of Dusk , and Greed .

I'll try to take another look when I get a moment.

B.A.N.E. on Pillow Fort Bleed - Protecting ...

3 days ago

BS-T - you know I had most of those cards on my list and cut them before my last refinement. I don't know why I didn't put Circle of Protection: Red or Story Circle in there!

ScionsStillLive - much appreciated

Deck list is here: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/burn-everyone-bwr-pillow-fort-bleed/

I've been play testing it for a week. In the description I have some notes and half the cards I've been considering.

griffstick - I was afraid I would kill Platinum Emperion if using Death Pits of Rath or that it would prevent me from using Necropotence

StopShot - Karma and Blanket of Night was my combo but I dropped it because I was trying to simplify the deck. I might put it back in. Actually I think I should.

alechodgin23 on K’rrik, Combo Reanimate

4 days ago

Cool build bro. Definitely a +1 from me!

My only advice is more card draw. You're cheating Mana cost with this deck which means you're playing out your hand faster than most, which in turn means you need more card draw than most to really be consistent and also have those explosive turns this commander is typically so good at.

Luckily for you black has some great options! You are already have 3 of the best BUT Phyrexian Arena , Disciple of Bolas , and Necropotence are the only reliable sources you have. Vilis, Broker of Blood is an incredible card but should not be considered as a reliable source of card draw, but more of a win con for the late game. Bloodgift Demon is also a really cool card but he's a body that your deck won't even use since it doesn't win by combat, and 5 Mana to draw a card next turn isn't worth it. You should have AT LEAST 10 reliable sources that can be viable in the early AND late game!

Here are a few more to consider:

Sanguimancy , Morbid Curiosity , Read the Bones , Dark Prophecy , Ad Nauseam , Smothering Abomination , Syphon Mind , and even Skullclamp

Those are some incredible cards but if you'd like some more ideas, check out this list that some people put together on tapped out: List of EDH Draw Cards

Its a list of all relevant draw cards in EDH.

Hope this helped!

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Necropotence occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.09%

Black: 0.68%

WB (Orzhov): 0.56%

Golgari: 0.24%

Rakdos: 0.36%

WUB (Esper): 0.69%

RBW (Mardu): 0.63%

UBR (Grixis): 0.54%