Tithe Drinker

Tithe Drinker

Creature — Vampire

Lifelink (Damage dealt by this creature also causes you to gain that much life.)

Extort (Whenever you cast a spell, you may pay {(W/B)}. If you do, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain that much life.)

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Tithe Drinker Discussion

VampRamped on Edgar's Value Engine (Tuned EDH)

1 month ago

A very nice Deck that you have here looks like a good Edgar Markov aristocrat list. I would only make a few suggestions.

Before I get to cards that I would add that would be both very good and fun for the deck here are my removal suggestions.

First, Bloodcrazed Paladin I don't think is a very good card. It's not good at all to play on the curve for two mana so the only time your going to play it is after a board wipe or after combat where many creatures died. In the first case if you left open the mana for him you may as well play a Boros Charm effect to save your board rather than just get one big vampire. The second case seems very niche and probably doesn't justify playing the card over something with much more utility.

Second, Bloodlord of Vaasgoth is a card that can have scenarios where it works out good it is most of the time just too clunky of a card to work out. The issue is unlike other lords Bloodlord of Vaasgoth doesn't immediately pump your creatures now but rather those in the future. Additionally, he is also expensive mana wise so it's difficult to immediately utilize the bloodthirst effect immediately. What normally happened in my experience with the card and what I imagine usually happens is that your opponents just counter or remove the card before it gets back to your turn when you can start taking advantage of it again. On top of all that it does not serve the aristocrat's strategy that much overall since it does not buff any of your tokens but only the main vampire bodies.

Lastly, I would recommend removing Tithe Drinker or Blind Obedience not because I have any issue with them but rather I just think my third recommendation for the deck is better than either card.

Also as an aside, I don't have any specific recommendations because I think a lot of removal preferences are just that preferences. But in my experience, Edgar Markov struggles much more with enchantments than artifacts just because of pillow fort cards and Humility to name a few I would potentially consider running more removal spells that hit enchantments.

My first Recommendation over Bloodcrazed Paladin is Bloodghast the card is a lot of fun and incredibly powerful in aristocrats. with fetchlands in your deck you can get up to two free sacrifice triggers every turn that you can use with Skullclamp , Attrition , Mana Echoes , Altars, etc. Additionally, your playing entomb which can use go and find Bloodghast and start getting free value off of it.

Instead of Bloodlord of Vaasgoth I would play Bloodline Keeper  Flip. It is very easy to get the transform because of Edgar Markov and provides a powerful static lord effect that will even buff your tokens. Additionally, the card creates 2/2 vampire tokens which are already great for your aristocrat's strategy.

Lastly, I would just recommend playing Legion Lieutenant over one of the two I mentioned just because lord effects are especially good in aristocrats and I think will get you a lot more value than the exhorts from the other two cards.

Well, thats all for my suggestions feel free to check out my Edgar Markov deck here A Vampire Storm *Primer*, if you're looking for inspiration for your deck and/or give your own thoughts on my list.

Spairut on Baby don't hurt me, no more...

2 months ago

Have you thought about extort cards? Like Basilica Screecher or Tithe Drinker ?

Gurja on Mean Orzov lifegain/drain

4 months ago

I am working on a similar deck. Maybe we can help each other out.
I wouldn't run 4 Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose , I think 3 is enough for a legendary.
Defiant Bloodlord seems too expensive at 7 mana Some cards I like are Tithe Drinker and Cleric of Life's Bond , check them out.
Please comment your ideas at my deck list too!

Gorbah on Bloodline of an Ancient Coven

7 months ago

Hey ImmortalDawn

Blood Seeker fits my drain theme and my playgroups are heavy creature based so this one is solid gold for me

Vampire Cutthroat is one of the better 1cmc vamps , 90% of the time he always slips his damage thru

Tithe Drinker is in here for the life link, and to dump mana into extort if possible ... funny you mentioned this one because this vamp is getting replaced !

Bringing a new update later today , swapping some cards !! so come back and take a peek on what's happening next !

ImmortalDawn on Bloodline of an Ancient Coven

7 months ago

I recently found myself cutting Phyrexian Arena from a lot of decks. Especially in aggro strategies, it puts no pressure on the board early in the game and yields lower returns the later you draw it. On top, you want the game to end fast, so it may draw you only a few cards, depending on when you play it. Sure, one extra card per turn can be game changing but I don't really see it fit in aggressive decks.

How much work did Blood Seeker, Vampire Cutthroat and Tithe Drinker do? I more or less ignored them until now but that may depend on the meta of the playgroup :D

multimedia on Bleed It Out

8 months ago

Hey, nice first brew of Edgar.

Consider adding a few more black one drop Vamps? Knight of the Ebon Legion and Indulgent Aristocrat are one drops who can be good with aggro or midrange Vamp strategies. Cards you could cut for these are Mortify and Tithe Drinker.

Diabolic Intent is another tutor to consider adding replacing New Blood. Ruinous Ultimatum wrecks your opponents in multiplayer Commander, it could replace Fumigate. Champion of Dusk's ETB effect is excellent draw with eminence, it could replace Falkenrath Noble. Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord is good with aggro and midrange Vamp strategies especially with Edgar, it could replace Dark Impostor.


Consider adding some more dual lands that can ETB untapped turn one to make black and some dual lands that can make white to replace some Plains?

Lands to consider cutting for these are 3x Plains, 1x Mountain and Reliquary Tower.

Good luck with your deck.

Raging_Squiggle on On the monument cards from …

10 months ago

Bontu's Monument, Tithe Drinker

The monument makes your creatures spells of the indicated color cost “one generic mana less”. It does NOT reduce the amount of colored mana required to pay. In this case, it well not affect Tithe Drinker’s casting cost at all since it does not contain any generic mana.

If you were to cast Butcher Ghoul, however, you would only have to pay since the monument reduces the generic mana cost by 1.

mandrua on Hyper Markov

1 year ago

I will build your build and see how it suits me, I wanted to build a casual but optimized creature based build and I think this list is pretty much ok, I have made some small changes: I replaced : gone : Guul Draz Vampire Quag Vampires Martyr of Dusk Bloodhusk Ritualist Pulse Tracker Kheru Bloodsucker added : Metallic Mimic Skullclamp Adaptive Automaton Rakish Heir Tithe Drinker Etchings of the Chosen

and changes in the manabase :

Dragonskull Summitit by Luxury Suite as this one will never enter tapped Nomad Outpost by Scrubland As I dislike enter tapped lands in an agressive build and I think your red sources are a bit high. Orzhov Basilica by Godless Shrine again because I dislike enter tapped lands Mountain by Badlands These last 3 changes also change the amount of swamp/plains cards in your deck from 12 to 15 making your isolated chapel less likely to enter tapped. I have also descided to play snowcovered basics because that gives more options that your opponents can assume you have.

so this leaves the following enter tapped lands in your deck: Path of Ancestry this one I completely understand and agree Mortuary Mire I wonder if this one is good enough, can you elaborate on why this is good enough in this deck Windbrisk Heights again the same question, is this card good enough?

Now finaly some lands that might be worth looking into: bojuka bog. I know, it enters tapped, but will probably be a good replacement for mortuary mire blood crypt plateau prismatic vista if you think this deck can handle with 1 less land that effectivly gives mana

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