Volrath's Stronghold

Volrath's Stronghold

Legendary Land

: Add to your mana pool.

, : Put target creature card from your graveyard on top of your library.

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Set Rarity
Tempest Remastered (TPR) Mythic Rare
Stronghold (STH) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Volrath's Stronghold occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.04%

Black: 0.34%

Golgari: 0.09%

Volrath's Stronghold Discussion

RJGiel on Legends Never Die 1.3 | KETHIS PRIMER *Foil* {EDH}

1 month ago

ScionsStillLive thanks for the suggestion, I appreciate it! Kozilek is actually pretty interesting, since we do get to cast him again from the GY with Kethis. Not sure how easy it would be to get 2 colorless mana consistently though, with Mana Crypt and Sol Ring, Volrath's Stronghold, and Kor Haven being the only colorless sources in the deck. Usually I also have plenty of cards in hand (thanks to the many planeswalkers), so the ability to refill the hand isn't that important. The discard to counter is very relevant however, seeing how this deck sometimes lacks interaction. I'll need to check if this outweighs the downsides.

Profet93 on Sidisi Trinket Storm

1 month ago

No problem, I'm glad I was able to help. Mono black is my favorite in EDH. Ramp, card draw, removal all in one. Here is my Deck. Be sure to note the future edits section as I tweak the deck constantly to see what is the best fit.

The goal is to use every good tutor and Sidisi herself in order to assemble urborg + coffers quickly. Then depending on the boardstate, I will use Thought Distortion to deal with blue (alongside with Cavern + Boseju). Other times it will be vesuva/thespians stage to ramp harder. Then using all of the mana, find a wincon. This can be done through recasting sidisi again and again as Corpse Dance helps with this. Or use one of the 3 mind control cards to use their own resources against them and either win on the spot or put them so behind they rarely come back. There are few creatures in order to avoid anti-synergy with tabernacle and the abyss (along with boardwipes).

Also, Volrath's Stronghold and Command Beacon can help offset commander tax should it become too high (for your deck I'm reffering to)

Profet93 on Back in Black... Suicide Black

1 month ago

Command Beacon in case commander tax gets too high. Alternatively, Volrath's Stronghold works too. I agree with the deserted temple comment. Moreover, I still reiterate my previous 2 points which I'm hoping to hear your thoughts on.

Other ideas include Sensei's Divining Top to help set up draws prior to villis and it synergizes with bolas citadel. If you really wanted to, this deck could storm out with Aetherflux Reservoir (adding necropotence would make it perfect but I read your above comments on it). Isn't completely dead without the combo as you can use Skourge Familiar to help you storm off as well.


Profet93 on Hate, Kill, Destroy: Xiahou Dun edh

2 months ago

Bitterblossom to go with contamination, have flying blockers and fodder for skull clamp.

I would cut relic of progenitus with a different piece of grave hate that doesnt hit you. There are plenty to choose from.

I personally love Diabolic Revelation > Insidious dreams. Insidious is discard as additional cost to cast which sucks against blue, not including that you dont even get them immediately and assuming you even have cards in your hand.

While discussing blue, you should consider Imp's Mischief . This redirects removal, some extra turn spells, some draw spells, and can "counter" counterspells. Very very powerful and versatile effect at instant speed for 2 mana

Infernal Darkness - Is like another contamination, should not be overlooked.

Volrath's Stronghold - In case Coprse dance is unavailble or commander tax is too high. Also just good recursion.

Nim Deathmantle - To combo with Grave titan and ashnod altar

I got some ideas for cuts should you wish. Overall solid deck, +1

readaf on Your Words are Wasted

2 months ago

I will go ahead and note that the next upgrades are the land base, I plan on grabbing the essentials at some point in cards like Cabal Coffers , Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx , Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth , Volrath's Stronghold , Rishadan Port , Deserted Temple , and so on

TCG-Player on Honorbru Meren (Finite Hulk)

2 months ago

Hello again,
I know we had a similar conversation a while ago, but my LGS is now hosting a Commander league and I think this deck might be a good fit. There are no real Tier 1 or 2 cEDH decks in my meta. Most decks are focused to optimized, but there are also some semi-competitive decks in there.

Cards that are too expensive:

Other cuts:
Cards I though about running (instead):
One thing I am also worried about is people starting to play lots of graveyard hate. What would you advice to combat that?

TangoWithTojo on Kresh, the Bloodbraided EDH

2 months ago

I have a lot of recommendations for you. These may be pricey so I apologize if they're out of your price range but here you go:

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