Phyrexian Devourer

Phyrexian Devourer

Artifact Creature — Construct

When Phyrexian Devourer's power is 7 or greater, sacrifice it.

Exile the top card of your library: Put X +1/+1 counters on Phyrexian Devourer, where X is the exiled card's converted mana cost.

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Phyrexian Devourer Discussion

RambIe on Commanders You Defend?

3 weeks ago

What no love for Phyrexian Devourer ?? In a color set that has access to flings and unblockables

Mortlocke on New hubs to be added

2 months ago

Hello legendofa,

I propose a new hub to be added: Phyrexian. During Modern Horizons 2, 225 creatures were retconned into having the Phyrexian creature subtype to join Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider . Additionally, there were a smattering of Enchantments, Artifacts and etc that ether have the Phyrexian subtype or create creature tokens that do. Thanks to this retcon I now have a deck that has a Phyrexian tribal theme. For your reference, below is a full list of spells that were affected by WotC's Phyrexian errata.

Source: https://mtg.fandom.com/wiki/Phyrexian

Arcaneful on A Better Belbe, Corrupted Observer

4 months ago

Hey Patrick, just wanted to say I love the content you're putting out, and you've really inspired me to start to look into Higher Power/cEDH decks to build for myself, my first high powered deck last year actually being a budget version of your Teshar list. Your videos are on repeat for me either in the background while I write papers. I would love to join the Patreon and support you, but I barely have enough funds to play magic even right now so that's out of the picture. All I can offer to you is my thanks is the statement that you're probably my favorite MTG YouTuber!

Please don't feel like you have to read any of the following, it's just my ramblings/a few questions but it may be a long read so I won't be offended if you don't read it, as I know you don't typically keep budget cards in mind persay. Also hey, if leaving a comment can maybe help this awesome deck of yours to get more traction/attention on tappedout for whatever reason, even better.

I've been building my own Belbe list over the last few days and I had a few questions about potential cards to include? I don't always play in a cEDH meta really but have some really close to cEDH decks like a more 75% Brago, a Malcolm, Keen-Eyed Navigator + Vial Smasher the Fierce Curiosity control, and Godo Helm fairly often. I'm hoping to transition more towards cEDH in general and with this deck in particular.

As a college student with no real source of income right now I'm a bit low on funds and we don't typically use proxies in my group, so I don't particularly know if this is a good spot to ask about budget alternatives to the Mike Trike combo, but I figured I might as well give it a shot. I've watched the Cold Brew and the deck tech, but if I forget if you mentioned something from them I apologize when asking about a few cards. Do you have any particularly budget combos you would suggest that maybe you tried during testing? I recall you talking about Gravecrawler loops in the Cold Brew, and I'm thinking of maybe some of those combos as with the Bontu's Monument , Pitiless Plunderer and Carrion Feeder (already in my list) would be a solid win I feel.

Currently I'm mainly running a Protean Hulk line of Disciple of the Vault , Carrion Feeder / Viscera Seer , Melira, Sylvok Outcast , and Lesser Masticore for infinite drain. My meta doesn't run much GY hate so I'm feeling decent with this, but losing one piece usually leads to waffling out. I know you mentioned a Phyrexian Delver line so I may look more into that, maybe getting it and and a one drop sac outlet first plus Putrid Goblin / Blood Artist with the leftover mana for the second Hulk trigger? I'm unsure if that's way too clunky, but I'll have to see.

My back up win is currently a Necrotic Ooze line or two, but not Triskelion / Phyrexian Devourer lines as both together are like, over $60 which is money I can't really shell out right now. Right now I'm doing Devoted Druid + Channeler Initiate and Priest of Titania + Pili-Pala lines for infinite mana of any color. Only current outlet I really have is Walking Ballista , which while good, I can't always rely on with all the artifact hate in my groups. I was thinking of adding more creature outlets maybe as they're easier for me to tutor (only black tutor I have is Diabolic Intent since I was able to trade up for one) Perhaps Ezuri, Renegade Leader since I have Belbe and other dorks (10 Elves Total) or Kamahl, Fist of Krosa as overrun effects that I can sink infinite into? Or maybe something like Tergrid, God of Fright  Flip to use the back side for an infinite Torment of Hailfire effect?

There were also one or two cards I wanted to ask you about, just to see if you thought they were decent enough to run in the list.

  • Bolas's Citadel is something I'm trying to run in my current list. It's been fairly diffuclt to get out with 3 black pips, but with Dark Ritual (which may be cut soon I'm unsure) it's been a nice thing to have, especially when I've been testing Aetherflux Reservoir with it? Maybe add a Sensei's Divining Top (something out of my budget in general, but I do have someone willing to trade me one) for a storm win? I feel like that could be a cool win con that makes use of colorless mana, and the pieces in general aren't bad outside the combo? I do think that with the high CMC of the deck, I will take a ton of damage of Citadel, but I think hitting a few pingers/dorks in a row and just gaining some life might be good actually? I'd love some feedback on that.

  • Decree of Pain has been working wonders for me. I know Culling Ritual was a godsend, and its a very amazing card in Belbe, but if my meta is very creature dependant I thought I needed more mass removal than just Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and Culling Ritual . Toxic Deluge is a bit out of my range right now, so I was trying this and even if it is mana intensive, I think it's a very good card depending on your meta since it can be Cycled for 5 to kill all 2 or less tougness things? The cycling saved me once or twice against a Najeela deck with counter magic known to the table to be up. On the other hand while it costs 8, I've mostly payed for it with Belbe mana and drawn upwards of 6 cards off it.

  • Chalice of the Void I was able to trade for this and have been enjoying putting it on 0 for the Underworld Breach lines the Malcolm list uses in particular, or to even shut off some 3 cmc commanders after getting Belbe mana. Would it be better to trade this for another stax piece or two such as Static Orb or tanglewire?

Sorry for the long post. I hope you have a good day!

Bloodsucker1211 on Jarad, Elvish Fling Lord

5 months ago

Deathreap Ritual may go well in here, although you have a good amount of superior card draw anyway. Have you thought of Wall of Blood and/or Lord of Extinction to do relatively the same thing as Phyrexian Devourer ? Just more options. But I can see lord not being that good with no self mill though. Viridian Corrupter can replace a removal spell while also giving you another elf as well as a side threat of infect for people to focus on.

Falrek on Karador, BoonWeaver Cedh

5 months ago

elijahhagler In current Cedh meta karodoor needs to be stax commander. With creature based combos. And for hermi combo u play too many basics it to work :D. If you would play 0-1 lands you could win allmost everytime you activate hermi boy. (Trsikelion and phyrexian devour combo) This could be a go to combo because it goes off early or late. And if you control enough stax your opponents can't even deal with it. Combo goes like: need 2-3 any creature on board. Activate hermi boy, mill allcards from library (If u go with 0 basics) activate Dread Return flasback sacing the 3 creatures on battlefield. Reanimate Phyrexian Devourer and target Triskelion and you got infi dmg loop. Very common combo but works with hermiboy. The 2-3 creatures is that you can play like Bloodghast and return it from your grave if you still have land play. For jhoira any stax that lets player on cast 1 spell turn, Draw 1 card each turn and pretty devastating and usually dosen't hurt your gameplan. But I think Abzan is still 1,5 tier commander. Just need right pieces for your meta. I have have scrabbed this deck long ago so this list is soo old. This doesn't even have new best card for stax Drannith Magistrate , this card alone destroys Cedh decks. And with your commander recursing this fellow should not be a problem. Jhoira without Jhoira is nothing. My CEDH in current time is my Golos deck GOLOS Cedh 1 thing that might not be fun palying abzan now is. You need to mulligan to have Either 2 stax pieces, turn 2-3 win or removal for ther players commanders if Cedh or even in high power group.

king-saproling on Never Fear the Grave

7 months ago

You could include combo lines around Intruder Alarm , such as Alarm + Deranged Assistant + Hua Tuo, Honored Physician . There are actually a lot of cheap self-mill creatures that work here like Cathartic Adept , Vantress Gargoyle , and Millikin among many others. Drift of Phantasms could be nice to include here since it can find either Alarm or Hua Tuo.

Another good combo card is Mana Severance . You could follow it up with Balustrade Spy , Hermit Druid , or Undercity Informer to mill your whole library. This is good since you could then flashback Dread Return targeting Necrotic Ooze, which in turn is good if you toss in Necrotic Ooze combo lines (there are many) such as Phyrexian Devourer + Triskelion .

Another notable self-mill card is Cephalid Illusionist . With it and Lightning Greaves you can mill your whole library, 3 cards at a time. The 3 card chunks is significant since you'll get a bunch of triggers from Sidisi, so a finisher like the above-mentioned Necrotic Ooze combo may not be needed since you'll have tons of zombies. Dimir Infiltrator and Muddle the Mixture are nice here since they can find either combo piece.

walruscustard on Lazav Combo/Voltron

7 months ago

Phyrexian Devourer is another goodie for Lazav's ability if you make sure to take advantage of stack timing. Just gotta not be devourer when everything resolves and you have +50 or so power and toughness on an Ornithopter or whatever.

Vash13 on Meren's So Damn Good in the Sac

1 year ago

Glad to hear you like that, if I may be so bold I have a couple more suggestions, I notice you have mikaeus about no Triskelion, those two go infinite and can murder a whole table, then since you have jarad you can add Phyrexian Devourer to stack him with enough counters and sac to once again kill a whole table, then with those two in the deck you can add a Necrotic Ooze to do those combos anytime those pieces are in your grave, I often win with the ooze and fauna shaman by cycling combo pieces into grave from my hand then playing the ooze for the win, I would remove Shadowborn Demon, runescared-demon, and Thief of Blood mainly cause they are all super expensive cmcs wise and arnt winning you the game, then since I'm on this kick (lol) I notice you have the puppeteer with Melira, Sylvok Outcast he can be cycled infinitely, and with a Woodfall Primus you can clear a whole table lands and all, then I'd swap the dead bridge for Necropotence cause it belongs in every deck that runs black, I'm on a break at work so let me think a little and I'll suggest what to remove for the last two creatures, gotta think about that one, hope you like these as well :)

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