Valentin, Dean of the Vein


Lisette, Dean of the Root  Flip
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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Alchemy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Brawl Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Planechase Legal
Pre-release Legal
Quest Magic Legal
Standard Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vanguard Legal
Vintage Legal

Valentin, Dean of the Vein

Legendary Creature — Vampire Warlock

Menace, Lifelink

If a nontoken creature an opponent controls would die, exile it instead. When you do, you may pay . If you do, create a 1/1 black and green Pest creature token with "When this creature dies, you gain 1 life. (Dying is being put into the graveyard from the battlefield. Tokens enter the graveyard before they cease to exist.)"

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Coward_Token on UB: LOTR

5 months ago

Templating confusion:

  • Why doesn't Fealty to the Realm doesn't just goad?
  • Why doesn't Gollum, Obsessed Stalker just say "...dealt combat damage by it..."?

I get that there's some nuance to not having the above (e.g. Helm of the Host on Gollum), but it seems minute.

Thankfully no Horsemanship on Rohan cards, AFAIK.

Boromir, Gondor's Hope: feels weird flavor-wise. The sea power thing again?

The faces in Lorien Revealed look more horrified than amazed

Call of the Ring is basically a more wrath-resistant Dark Confidant in decks with a black inclusive mana value <= 1, namely: Rograkh, Son of Rohgahh (with the proper partner), Ashnod, Flesh Mechanist (skulk + 1 base power means she can often attack safely for her trigger), Frodo, Sauron's Bane (obviously). Also Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip, I guess.

Fall of Cair Andros: Man, Blasphemous Act was already overpowered. Gogo Rem Karolus, Stalwart Slayer (+ a haste source), the Army will probably be able to finish someone off on its own while you attack someone else with the rest of your creatures.

Rising of the Day: Randomly strictly Fervor, I actually don't like this.

Long List of Ents: Cute, but the amount of hoops you need to hop trough for one extra counter per turn feels pretty anti-climatic. But hey, if your proliferate an extra chapter counter onto this (or something) and you then cast a changeling (or something), it'll get two counters! Woho...

Quickbeam: Kinda feel like he should have haste?

Horn of Gondor: Even if it's non-free to activte, Human Krenko is pretty good.

Palantir of Orthanac: I feel people are overestimating this for the purpose of self-milling. After 2-3 counters in a graveyard deck, people are just going to let you have that free Preordain

Stardragon on Your Time has come

1 year ago

TypicalTimmy, TheOfficialCreator and Icbrgr finally got around to updating these cards will list the changes down below as doest up date immediatly

Death-Nothing major just took Timmy's advice and made Soul Reap, Soul Reap 2 instead

Fate- Increased the mana cost and added Vigilance and Fear to the card, as most people fear their fate and fate never stops and is Always Watching and cannot be stopped

Nevermore- made it a three drop and took out the Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip esk effect and added it the Harvest instead

End- Just added a graveyard nuke to the final ability to have keep with the theme

Harvest- Made it a enchantment artifact, changed it's equip cost to also need to to exile two cards from your grave, added the Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip effect from Nevermore on to this card and made it the three Death creatures (Death Fate and Nevermore) aren't hit by it bad effects. and made it an enchantment artifact so the final ability will always go off

Let me know what you think of the changes (the pictures will probably be update the day after this post has benn posted)

TheOfficialCreator on Your Time has come

1 year ago

Nevermore seems insanely powerful and not for the reason you may think lol

It's a 2/3 flying for 2 mana that cantrips upon ETB and that Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flips with a little bit of extra effect.

And wouldn't Fate just have shroud?

In any case, I love the flavor of these cards. The art and the abilities work together very well. The syntax is a bit all over the place, but it's pretty easy to understand what the card is supposed to do so like always it's really not that big a deal. I love your designs, keep 'em coming! ^^

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Nature's Raw Beauty | Savra, Queen of the Golgari

1 year ago

Looking good! As you're already running Plagiecrafter and Fleshbag Marauder, Merciless Executioner and Revel in Riches would be perfect additions. Spawning Pit is another great sac-outlet. Pest Infestation is a match made in heaven with Savra. In that regard, Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip is very fitting, as well.

Ganonymous on Card creation challenge

1 year ago

You… do know Wizards already did that, right? On Strixhaven, the 10 deans of the colleges are mdfc’d with the other dean of the college.

Plargg, Dean of Chaos  Flip

Shaile, Dean of Radiance  Flip

Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip

Kianne, Dean of Substance  Flip

Uvilda, Dean of Perfection  Flip

Anyway, carry on.

nbarry223 on Different Milk

1 year ago

I see Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip in here, which just looks out of place, the only thing it really has going for it is legendary, so on that note...

The Reality Chip should probably find a place in here, since it is an equipment, it's legendary, and it has a color for Mox Amber. It basically checks all the boxes. If you are able to equip it... it just helps a lot.

Here's some other legendary creatures that are half suggestions - Lavinia, Azorius Renegade could be a form of hate. If you wanted to be more combo oriented, Lazav, the Multifarious is a decent idea, since he lets you copy stuff in the grave still. Niambi, Esteemed Speaker lets you bluff being a control deck, while still playing him. Valki, God of Lies  Flip just has decent value.

meijirestored on pm me pest tokens

2 years ago

Swapped in 2 more Valentin, Dean of the Vein  Flip, 2 more Daemogoth Titan, and 2 more Poet's Quill; Swapped for Culling Ritual and Rushed Rebirth, and updated sidebar. Fielding one Witherbloom Apprentice, might replace him with something lifelink.

LMK if I should take out Moldervine Reclamation, Sanguine Indulgence, and Village Rites (and lands) to make it standard format... feel free to suggest replacements. currently feeling Village Rites -> Deadly Dispute, Sanguine Indulgence ->??? Moldervine Reclamation -> Poet's Quill Moldervine Reclamation -> Essence Infusion

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