Wake the Dead


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Custom Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare

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Wake the Dead


Cast Wake the Dead only during combat on an opponent's turn. Return X target creature cards from your graveyard to the battlefield. Sacrifice those creatures at the beginning of the next end step.

Wake the Dead Discussion

moldycrow83 on Syr Konrad, the Technically Playable

1 month ago

Neat deck so far!

I'd suggest tossing in Wake the Dead . Another mass reanimate spell and it has self-saccing built in.

Mattismen on Aristocratic Massacre

1 month ago

I've got a partly aristocratic Judith deck that loves blowing up its own board, and one of the most fun cards by far is Wake the Dead . Surprising people with a whole bunch of death triggers out of nowhere never gets old.

Flash_Andretti on Kaalia Reanimator

2 months ago

Hey i'm glad there is another kaalia player, but you are definitely missing other integral parts of reanimation friend. Not many but few Brought Back Necromancy Dance of the Dead Exhume Wake the Dead .

Bababad on The Great Depression Tazri Budget 40$

7 months ago

I mean Gaea's Cradle seems like an auto include

I kid :P

even though it has crept up a little Wake the Dead can do serious work in here. Its one of those ETB abuse gems that always gets wonderful results.

hkhssweiss on Varina, Lich Queen

7 months ago

Considering that your curve is a bit on the higher side, you can cut away the less efficient zombies and run a bit of artifact ramp as well as either more card draw or reanimation tech.

Some cards you can consider for reanimation are:

Some ramp or card draw you can consider:

Hope that helps!

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Wake the Dead occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Black: 0.14%