Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose

Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose

Legendary Creature — Vampire Cleric

Whenever you gain life, target opponent loses that much life.

{3}{B}{B}: Creatures you control gain lifelink until end of turn.

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Legality

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

Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose occurrence in decks from the last year

Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose Discussion

hydrothermia on A Clerical Error

2 hours ago

gumbogogo, I completely missed/overlooked Righteous Valkyrie . One; it's easier to cast than Resplendent Marshal and two; it takes advantage of toughness lifegain with its buff and pairing with Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose . Skyclave Cleric  Flip just wasn't something I was really considering, but I do see its merit over Dream Devourer and its synergy with other cards. I did have Agadeem's Awakening  Flip in the first draft of this build, but didn't think it was all that necessary when trying to update it with Kaldheim.

TheCardPool on Girls Get Everything (Sen Triplets EDH)

1 week ago

Alimon238 it's an interesting idea. You could use cards like Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose and Serra Ascendant but I would rather the deck build up life to go for an all out KO with Bolas's Citadel . That being said I have never made a life gain and drain deck. I might not be the best person to ask. If you have a list put together link it here and I'll check it out.

Womby_03 on BW Vampire Allies

3 weeks ago

One thing I would recommend is possibly less support cards, I know it sounds weird but with my life gain deck usually if I can get more on the board that can synergize I have better outcomes than if I'm able to counter other things. Mortify is really good for big threats and its cheap. Bloodbond Vampire Ive used in mine before and with the life gain it just gets crazy buffed and would work really well with your vampires, and finally Bolas's Citadel is absolutely amazing with life gain/drain stuff life this, its a little mana expensive but if you can get it out and play five or ten cards and still be above your starting total or even going crazy low with it to trigger abilities and possibly win the turn you play it. I really like your deck though and I took your advise with the Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose and that seems to work a lot better and same with the Defiant Bloodlord

ImaginitiveRascal on Heavenly Rapture

3 weeks ago

I would add Angel of Destiny to the maindeck because some of these cards just pump out lifegain. Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose is another great way to win off of lifegain. I also might take out some of the cards that don't have too much synergy, like The Birth of Meletis , Inscription of Ruin , and Foulmire Knight . I would say Mazemind Tome , but it is very good in any deck, and the lifegain makes it better.

Gurja on Mean Orzov lifegain/drain

3 weeks 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!

laurensvannijvel on Yoloro

1 month ago

Hey Grind, thanks for your comment. I used to have it in the deck but found it too expensive. As the deck isn't really interested in creatures, Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose is the much better option.

meME12 on Tendrils of Storm

1 month ago

Thanks, its a reanimator deck focused on card draw through graveyard hate, reanimating with Reaping the Graves and winning with cards and combos like Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose + storming off with Tendrils of Agony and either Burnt Offering or Culling the Weak on Serrated Scorpion or Blood Pet to generate more storm count and mana. It has ways to deal with hexproof or shroud with Innocent Blood and normal removal with Bloodchief's Thirst

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