Waste Not

Waste Not

Enchantment

Whenever an opponent discards a creature card, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.

Whenever an opponent discards a land card, add to your mana pool.

Whenever an opponent discards a noncreature, nonland card, draw a card.

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Arena Cards (ARENA) Rare
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
Magic 2015 (M15) Rare

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Format Legality
Historic Legal
Limited Legal
Pioneer Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Vintage Legal
Unformat Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Arena Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Waste Not Discussion

lukeanto on Rankle's Discard Fest!

1 month ago

Azeworai OMG dude thank you very much for your feedback!!!....really useful info here: i didnt put any ramp artifacts cause i didnt think theyll be necessary to be honest, but i havnt had the chance to test the deck either so, dunno for sure. Although there are some ramp in the deck such as Cabal Stronghold Crypt Ghast Magus of the Coffers and rituals,like a said dunno how effective they can be yet so... I avoided put discard spells cause i wanted to be a bit diffent , i do have some to add in case this build doesnt work properly such as Vicious Rumors Duress Blackmail etc. the idea behind Mind Slash is to sac zombie tokens you create with Waste Not Liliana's Reaver and Bone Miser... I do realise the deck still need some sharpening so, ill see how i can improve it having in mind your advide...thanks dude!

Phostration on Just Follow the Trail... wait wrong cycling

1 month ago

Barbarian_Sun_Pope Your suggestions would probably make the deck better! But I really want to keep with the theme of cycling as much as I can, that way cards like Flourishing Fox and Valiant Rescuer can proc. Otherwise Waste Not would be way better in combination with the cards that me both players discard. Rielle, the Everwise is actually super cool but I don't want to add another color :(

Barbarian_Sun_Pope on Just Follow the Trail... wait wrong cycling

1 month ago

Have you considered wheel type effects such as Fateful Showdown or Dark Deal. Your deck seems well suited for it with Archfiend of Ifnir, Bag of Holding, and Bone Miser. These effects also combo well with Rielle, the Everwise. Speaking of the Miser, do you think Waste Not might be a better/cheaper alternative to the Miser?

SynergyBuild on Staples of the Format

1 month ago

Key Cantrips:

Ponder, Preordain, Brainstorm, Gitaxian Probe

Key Draw:

Mystic Remora, Rhystic Study, Sylvan Library, Dark Confidant, Ad Nauseam, Mindblade Render, Oakhame Adversary, Waste Not, Notion Thief, Sensei's Divining Top

Key Wheels:

Wheel of Fortune, Windfall, Timetwister, Dark Deal

Key Tutors:

Enlightened Tutor, Mystical Tutor, Vampiric Tutor, Demonic Tutor, Gamble, Worldly Tutor, Lim-Dul's Vault, Eladamri's Call

Key Recursion:

Yawgmoth's Will, Underworld Breach, Noxious Grasp, Reap, Eternal Witness

Key Mana Rocks:

Mana Crypt, Sol Ring, Mox Diamond, Chrome Mox, Lotus Petal, Mox Opal, Mox Amber, Mana Vault, Grim Monolith, Basalt Monolith, Arcane Signet, Fellwar Stone, the Signets and Talismans, Mind Stone, and Thought Vessel

Key Mana Dorks:

Deathrite Shaman, Birds of Paradise, Noble Hierarch, Avacyn's Pilgrim, Elves of Deep Shadow, Elvish Mystic, Llanowar Elves, Fyndhorn Elves, Arbor Elf, Boreal Druid, Bloom Tender, Priest of Titania, Faeburrow Elder

Key Mana Ramp (Other):

Dockside Extortionist, Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy, Smothering Tithe, Carpet of Flowers, Curse of Opulence, Derevi, Empyrial Tactician, Wild Growth, Dark Ritual, Cabal Ritual

Key Stax/Hate:

Collector Ouphe, Notion Thief, Ashiok, Dream Render, Narset, Parter of Veils, Null Rod, Linvala, Keeper of Silence, Cursed Totem, Grafdigger's Cage, Chains of Mephistopheles, Rest in Peace, Aven Mindcensor, Drannith Magistrate

Key Blue Countermagic:

Swan Song, Spell Pierce, Flusterstorm, Miscast, Dispel, Force of Will, Force of Negation, Mental Misstep, Fierce Guardianship, Pact of Negation, Mana Drain, Dovin's Veto, Drown in the Loch, Counterspell

Key Non-Blue Countermagic:

Silence, Veil of Summer, Autumn's Veil, Red Elemental Blast, Pyroblast, Deflecting Swat

Key Removal:

Chain of Vapor, Swords to Plowshares, Nature's Claim, Dismember, Fatal Push, Vandalblast, Winds of Abandon, Cyclonic Rift, Gilded Drake, Oko, Thief of Crowns, Legacy's Allure, Abrade, Abrupt Decay, Assassin's Trophy, Drown in the Loch, By Force, Shattering Spree, Natural State

Key Wincons:

Demonic Consultation, Tainted Pact, Thassa's Oracle, Jace, Wielder of Mysteries

Lands are Fetches, Horizon Duals, Og Duals, Shocks, Pain lands, sometimes triomes, sometimes the castles. Command Tower, City of Brass, Mana Confluence, Exotic Orchard, Forbidden Orchard, Gemstone Caverns, Gemstone Mine, Ancient Tomb, Gaea's Cradle, Wirewood Lodge, Mystic Sanctuary

jaymc1130 on TINYBONES: TINY PUNISHER (Mono-Black Stax)

1 month ago

Been playtesting a bit with Tinybones and discard axis concepts the last week or so, and the one thing I've found to be the most powerful play pattern possible within the concept is the combination of Geth's Grimoire or Waste Not and Words of Waste. The discard angle of attack is very potent when you can use the additional draws from one or the other to trigger multiple Words of Waste activations in one go to mass discard all opposing hands and basically lock them out of ever having resources in hand to do anything relevant from that moment on. This trio feels very much like a must run for concepts playing along that axis.

How's the deck been faring in general for you and what cards have felt like they've offered solid performance within the concept so far?

Oh, and before I forget I've been playing around with some mono black lists that didn't quite leave me satisfied so I'm doing more watching of your list (and other mono black lists) while I branched out to try to apply the concept in additional color shells. The one I worked on today and played around with some is here: Abzan Attrition. I'd definitely be interested to hear your thoughts on how discard oriented concepts could be competitive in both mono black and Bx shells.

abbatromebone on Brain Getting Too Big

1 month ago

hectorsangel on Nekusar’s Deck of Pain and Punishment (no wheels)

1 month ago

How come this deck doesn't run Waste Not ?? It feels like such a natural inclusion.

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