Raving Dead

Raving Dead

Creature — Zombie


At the beginning of combat on your turn, choose an opponent at random. Raving Dead attacks that player this combat if able.

Whenever Raving Dead deals combat damage to a player, that player loses half of his or her life, rounded down.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare

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Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal

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Raving Dead Discussion

carpecanum on Welcome to the Dungeon

6 days ago

Master of Cruelties, Raving Dead, Virtus the Veiled

Azor's Gateway  Flip could allow you to put out 10 or 12 creatures on your opponents end step for an swarm attack.

Maybe Feldon's Cane or Living Death if your graveyard gets too full.

Crow-Umbra on Aleshé

3 months ago

Hi there, I saw your deck on /r/EDH, and thought I'd offer some pieces of feedback, as I've been brewing and playing Alesha a lot these past few months.

Personally, I'd suggest removing both Grenzo and Chainer, as they aren't super consistent, and their abilities can compete with Alesha's activated ability. If you want repeatable discard, I'd suggest Perpetual Timepiece and/or Sands of Delirium. Perpetual Timepiece can also be an insurance piece against graveyard hate. Also, you may want to replace Ashnod's Altar with Altar of Dementia, since you can either self-mill or ping opponents.

In a similar vein as the suggestions for Grenzo and Chainer, check out Twilight Prophet as a potential replacement for Mentor of the Meek. Mentor's activation may compete with Alesha in early turns.

Also, I'd suggest Smothering Tithe over Greed, since opponents usually don't pay the Tithe cost in earlier turns. Similarly, Curse of Opulence can help you ramp and shift a target to someone else's back.

Shifting Shadow can help filter through your deck and also fill up your graveyard

If you want other creatures like Master of Cruelties, check out Virtus the Veiled, Graveblade Marauder, Stigma Lasher, Raving Dead

You may want to consider replacing Elenda with something like Noosegraf Mob or Chittering Witch. Elenda may get hated out before she gets big enough for a decent pay off. Noosegraf Mob will "punish" opponents for just playing as they normally would, and can be recurred, and Chittering Witch will always ETB with at most 3 tokens (or however big your games usually are). Chittering Witch also has a sac outlet that can be used for removal, but does compete with Alesha.

If you'd like, check out my Alesha deck Awkward Eye Contact with Death. My build is a bit more of combo/go wide with evasive creatures if combo fails or isn't online yet. I run stuff like Impact Tremors and Syr Konrad, the Grim, to get group-slug damage off of ETBs and LTBs. In my description, I also have some links to other Alesha decks I used as primers, and there is some good feedback in my archived comments.

Direwulf on King Killer

4 months ago

Also if you're looking to go to the face harder, there are options like Master of Cruelties, Virtus the Veiled, Raving Dead, or even Ebonblade Reaper.

rofldiekatz on Disrupt Parity w/ Budget suggestions

7 months ago

Hey! This looks like a fun deck! I'd recommend you Master of Cruelties and Nature's Lore instead of Raving Dead and Farseek. Great deck however!

Mj3913 on [Primer] Alesha's Slaughterhouse

8 months ago

Noosegraf Mob can get out of hand pretty quick if not dealt with. Duplicant can be used as repeatable exile with Alesha. I see you have Master of Cruelties, but have you met its cousins Ebonblade Reaper and Raving Dead . +1 from a fellow Alesha Fan, so much fun and a versatile commander they can be.

king-saproling on the bad touch deck

11 months ago

Neat deck. You might like these: Thornbite Staff , Psionic Gift , Raving Dead

munky702 on Alesha, Queen of Combos

1 year ago

Raving Dead is a gross card as well. Sorry, I'm done now.

bj_bancroft on Gorm the Great + Raving …

1 year ago

What the heck would happen if I declared attacks with Gorm the Great , Raving Dead , Virtus the Veiled , & Phage the Untouchable and then cast Camouflage ??

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