Creature — Human Cleric
A deck can have any number of cards named Shadowborn Apostle.
, Sacrifice six creatures named Shadowborn Apostle: Search your library for a Demon creature card and put it onto the battlefield. Then shuffle your library.
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Shadowborn Apostle occurrence in decks from the last year
- Door of destinies
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- Thrumming stone, shadowborn apostles, and tendrils of agony, do they work together?
- Can I use Shadowborn Apostle to summon Withengar Unbound
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Shadowborn Apostle Discussion
2 weeks ago
Ramping in monoblack is difficult but not impossible. I'd suspect an EDH Ba'al deck would see as many tutors as possible to ensure ramp. Probably an Aristocrat-themed deck with Relentless Rats and Shadowborn Apostle to pad your base out as you get your pieces set. Then, mass-sacrifice your boardstate to flood it with zombies and demons. If that plan fails, the rats provide a generous anthem effect as their banners stack and the apostles provide additional growth all on their own.
Probably nested with wraths in order to stop opponents dead in their tracks should you begin to fall behind, with some bombs to play into your ramp if Ba'al fails to land. Bombs such as Army of the Damned and Josu Vess, Lich Knight. These would provide the fodder for Ba'al to land properly the following turn. Sure, you'd be trading 2/2 zombies for 2/2 zombies which sounds ignorant, but it also brings 5/5 demons if you can manage it.
2 months ago
Hey , it's been sometime since i've visited your page and I do like the new (to me) direction of your deck - very exciting. From my understanding of your primer your deck functions by flooding the field with Shadowborn Apostles using Thrumming Stone, tutoring for demons, and just overwhelming opponents with value. Have you considered using Tendrils of Agony? Before you think it - all cards "played" with Thrumming Stone are actually cast - consider the rules text:
"702.59. Ripple - 702.59a Ripple is a triggered ability that functions only while the card with ripple is on the stack. “Ripple N” means “When you cast this spell, you may reveal the top N cards of your library, or, if there are fewer than N cards in your library, you may reveal all the cards in your library. If you reveal cards from your library this way, you may cast any of those cards with the same name as this spell without paying their mana costs, then put all revealed cards not cast this way on the bottom of your library in any order.”"
Given that there is a "98% chance you will play out all (33) shadowborn apostles in the deck" (your words, not mine) casting Tendrils of Agony seems like it would be a valid kill spell for at least one opponent.
"What do you think so far? Also what would i have to do to get this page fixed up like some other primers?" Here are some resources I used in the past to get my deck description looking right:
FancyTuesday's CSS Styling on Tapped out - Beginner User Page - this is only an optional thing, and if you just want to go into the weeds with deck page customization. The fact that trusted users are allowed to to use CSS is a big deal.
2 months ago
In theory, what would the best way to build a Maralen/Agent deck? It doesn't need a wincon because it can steal everyone else's. My best idea would be mono black, tons of ramp and tutors, and then Shadowborn Apostles to cheat out a Rune-Scarred Demon and tutor that way if nothing else.
2 months ago
Creature - Salamander
: ~ deals 2 damage to any target
When ~ becomes the target of a spell or becomes blocked by a creature, shuffle ~ into its owner's library
Challenge: a card that you can have as many copies in your deck as you want, like Shadowborn Apostle.
2 months ago
sub780lime I must've missed Agadeem's Awakening Flip. There's no reason not to include it. Taborax, Hope's Demise can be fun, but he doesn't provide any value to this deck since we don't play many clerics. I could see him in a more cleric-centric shell with Rotlung Reanimator, Edgewalker, etc. Or, I'm sure he'd work well as a commander on his own, especially with Shadowborn Apostles.
2 months ago
Love this deck! I have always had an interest in Mishra in edh since of its very interesting ability. I have never made it work. I was waiting for an artifact that is like Shadowborn Apostle. I might recommend the new ZNR card Feed the Swarm. It is the best option for enchantment removal in these colors
3 months ago
I think that this deck is great! I personally would run more card draw. I think maybe Grim Haruspex or Midnight Reaper would be great in this deck. another notable thing I would add would be Syr Konrad, the Grim. Having your Shadowborn Apostle die and trigger is great. But taking them out of the graveyard and triggering konrad agin when Athreos, God of Passage triggers makes this even more brutal. Pitiless Plunderer is a VERY good card and is only around 2.00$ and can take the place of Phyrexian Altar in a pinch.