Silversmote Ghoul

Silversmote Ghoul

Creature — Zombie Vampire

At the beginning of your end step, if you gained 3 or more life this turn, return this from your graveyard to the battlefield tapped.

, Sacrifice this: Draw a card.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Brawl Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Pre-release Legal
Standard Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Silversmote Ghoul Discussion

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.

BrassLord on Budget vampires black splash white

3 months ago

Splashing in white could give you access to Pillory of the Sleepless , which will just drain opponents over time! Would also give you access to the Black White vampires from Rivals of Ixalan like Forerunner of the Legion , Legion Lieutenant , Adanto Vanguard .

Asylum Visitor is a decent side deck card to have, as is Duress . Siding in Viridian Longbow synergizes really well with all the deathtouch creatures you have, which could help if you're going against something with bigger creatures. Nihil Spellbomb for graveyard hate.

Arterial Flow Seems like it should have a home in this deck too!

Creature recommendations Silversmote Ghoul and Dusk Legion Zealot . Vampire of the Dire Moon would also be an excellent inclusion, but I'm not sure how budget you're aiming to make it

I'm a fan of running Fungal Infection over Viper's kiss, as it either allows you to trade up to two toughness or create more tokens to keep your attacks rolling.

Cuts would probably be to some Nighthaze and Pooling Venom !

Hope those give you some ideas!

SefTheReject on Bordello of Blood

3 months ago

jacobpmesser thanks for the suggestions, I really like the idea of the synergy with Blood Artist , but in a Lava Dart heavy meta an 0/1 is super squishy. Silversmote Ghoul can sac itself for card draw, is an incredible combo with Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord 2nd +1 that’s guaranteed to come back from the graveyard (having multiple cards able to comeback is nice). I don’t mind that it’s only a 1 toughness because it easily comes back, blood artist would need lurrus or Unearth to come back. I agree silversmote & sorin are a nonbo with lurrus, but other targets exist for lurrus.

multimedia on Varina

4 months ago

Hey, have more confidence in your deck building because this is a fine start on a low budget if it's your second deck.

You already have Wonder which is good since it's the card I suggest the most that players add with Varina. My advice is focus more on Zombies and cards that can support Zombie tribal. More Zombies, less nonZombie creatures.

Budget cards all less than $1 each to consider adding:

Amass is an effect that creates a Zombie token.

Consider more cards that require you use life because Varina is a life gaining engine with Zombies.

Next step is to add 35 more lands to have a manabase to playtest. Get a temporary manabase in place with basic lands to see how many spots you have left to fill with nonland cards or how many nonland cards to cut. Make sure that basic Swamps are the most lands because you need black mana the most with Zombies.

Some budget lands $1-$2 or less each to consider adding:

Good luck with your deck.

ImmortalDawn on edgar markov mark 3

7 months ago

Are you sure you need 50 creatures? This seems a little overkill ^^ Having a bunch of vampires isn't going to make it if they don't have a big impact, especially late game. With your current list it seems pretty likely to have all creatures and no way to support them. I also always like to have some ways to interact with other decks on the table. Though, there are not many budget options that come to my mind.

Maybe Mortify, Living Death, Oversold Cemetery for utility as well as Silversmote Ghoul, Bloodtracker and Vampiric Rites as card draw.

You can also check out my list here if you want, but it's not quite budget :D I'm still tweaking it but the rough idea stands.

BeanBeanBeanBean on Orzhov Token Aristocrats

7 months ago

Thanks for the suggestions Murphy77! I would first like to note that this deck is not a lifegain deck. I have added some information to the description detailing the purposes of each card and how they interact.

I have considered Ayara, First of Locthwain, but her abilities pertain only to black creatures, while most of my sacrifice targets are white. The triple black mana cost also makes it pretty hard to cast.

Bake into a Pie, Tempting Witch, and Unexpected Fangs would be great in Orzhov lifelink, but there's nothing I would cut to make room for them in my own deck.

I will definitely consider adding Clackbridge Troll as I really like that card, but I'm not sure what I would cut and it doesn't give me sacrifice targets.

I will also consider adding Silversmote Ghoul, although I'm not sure how often I gain 3 life on my own turn, especially considering I frequently need to use my tokens as chump blockers on my opponent's turn.

Murphy77 on Orzhov Token Aristocrats

7 months ago

You have made a good start.

Other cards that you could consider are the food-based cards, Bake into a Pie, Tempting Witch etc. Clackbridge Troll would work in your deck but you haven't used more obvious cards like Ayara, First of Locthwain, Silversmote Ghoul and (my favourite for this type of deck) Unexpected Fangs.

By way of comment on a deck, I recently put together (in tapped out) Mono White Lifegain M, which might contain some useful ideas for you.

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