Woe Strider

Woe Strider

Creature — Horror

When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token.

Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1.

Escape—, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

Woe Strider escapes with two +1/+1 counters on it.

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Set Rarity
Theros Beyond Death (THB) Rare

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

Woe Strider Discussion

BRG24 on Orzhov Aristocrats

2 weeks ago

Glad you like it. I feel the deck might need another sacrifice outlet as well, especially since none of your current ones are free, either requiring tapping or paying mana. Woe Strider and Yahenni, Undying Partisan seem pretty good for this, and if you think your mana base can support it Ayara, First of Locthwain might be nice as well. Perhaps put one of these in to replace Cliffhaven Vampire, the card doesn’t seem to fit as well. This is just what I see with the deck though, and may not be what you’re looking for at all. Hope you find this helpful again.

0riginal on Escape to Jund

2 weeks ago

This deck is like removal tribal. Opponents will concede after the third Angrath's Rampage and the evolution sage /deathsprout combo to ramp into Chandra and burn them away.

Also, I have a great combo deck I would like to post, but somehow, my computer doesn't let me so can you do it?

Here's the combo, and the decklist.

Combo: Cruel Celebrant, Heliod, Sun-crowned, Woe Strider, Basri's Lieutenant.

Board state: Cruel Celebrant, Heliod, Sun-crowned, and Woe Strider on board. Play Basri's Lieutenant T4. Put +1/+1 counter on Woe Strider's Goat token. Sacrifice Goat Token. Cruel Celebrant and Basri's Lieutenant will trigger. You make a 2/2 Knight token and you gain 1 life, and your opponent loses 1. Heliod triggers. Put +1/+1 counter on 2/2 Knight. Activate woe strider and sac the 2/2 knight, and get your opponent's life down to 0!


Creature (25)
4x Basri's Lieutenant 4x Woe Strider
4x Cruel Celebrant 4x Heliod, Sun-Crowned 3x Knight of the Ebon Legion 2x Oathsworn Knight

Land (24)
2x Castle Ardenvale 4x Cauldron Familiar 4x Godless Shrine 4x Scoured Barrens 6x Plains 7x Swamp 1x Indatha Triome

Artifact (3) 3x Witch's Oven

Planeswalker (2) 2x Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis

Instant (2)
2x Light of Hope

Sorcery (4) 4x Basri's Solidarity

ShiltonCDXX on Who Needs Stitchers Supplier Anyways?

3 weeks ago

I agree with the suggestions to wait. Tormod's Crypt may not be standard legal but both Soul-Guide Lantern and Grafdigger's Cage are.

I have also seen a rise in mill decks which exile cards rather than sending them to the GY.

I think you'd get more versatility out of it as a standard Golgari deck rather than building around the companion.

Unfortunately I dont really have solid card suggestions other than creatures that can draw you cards or setup your top deck Woe Strider for example.

Good luck I hope you can make it work.

Minousmancer on Mardu Winota

3 weeks ago

I'm curious, why Woe Strider instead General's Enforcer?

Have you thought about using Umori, the Collector instead of the Scheming Symmetry?

This is my take it is interestingly quite different. I would love any suggestions or advice I'm even willing to answer any questions you may have.

Winota of Drannith

nospamspam722 on Teysa's Death Party

1 month ago

Thanks KibaAlpha! These are great suggestions. The reason why I don't have cards like Ashnod's Altar, Phyrexian Altar, and Skullclamp in my deck is because they are expensive enough ($, not CMC) that I haven't added them to my deck. I may add them in the future, but this is still a new deck so I haven't invested much money in it.

As for your other suggestions, thank you so much! Spawning Pit, Woe Strider, Midnight Reaper,Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim, etc. are very good suggestions. Thanks!

KibaAlpha on Teysa's Death Party

1 month ago

First you don’t need more than 37 lands.

You are missing the best 4 free sacrifice outlets Ashnod's Altar, Phyrexian Altar, Altar of Dementia and Spawning Pit.

Creature sacrifice outlets to add Viscera Seer, Woe Strider, Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim, Yawgmoth, Thran Physician.

Additional life drain cards Cruel Celebrant, Bastion of Remembrance and Vindictive Vampire.

You are lacking card draw look to add Skullclamp, Greed, Erebos, God of the Dead, Midnight Reaper and Dark Prophecy.

I’ll suggest more when I’m not at work.

GenericCola on Orzhov Aristocrats - EDH Theme Deck

1 month ago

ShadowAblaze No problem, dude, it happens.

Grim Haruspex is another Midnight Reaper effect, but I'm not sold on the flavor, so I will probably pass on it.

Pious Evangel  Flip is a really cool card that I have tried to make work, but it was a little clunky. It might wind its way back into the deck again, but for now, I don't think it out-competes my other options.

Woe Strider is an interesting option. No need to justify it as a Thrull, either-- the Orzhov actually makes use of Horrors for some of their, uh... less scrupulous activities. This is another card worth considering, although the fact that it comes with a goat is somewhat confusing to me. If I decide that I want the Scry engine, I may replace my Bloodflow Connoisseur with this.

Dusk / Dawn is a perfectly good card, I just don't like the Aftermath mechanic. I would also be concerned that spending 5 mana to put all of my creatures back in my hand would leave me with no more mana to cast on those creatures, and I would just have to discard them again, anyway :(

Sphere of Safety is a solid card, and it's pretty on-theme, but not what I want to be doing with the deck, I don't think. If I were to play another tax card, it would probably be Archangel of Tithes.

Revel in Riches makes me so sad that it's pirate themed. Maybe I will commission an alter in the future. Until then, I'm not likely to play it. 5 mana is also a little prohibitive for a ramping effect in my deck, which is the reason I don't play Black Market.

Loving the suggestions, though! I've spent the last hour looking for my copy of Immortal Servitude. I just love it when a 32 cent card is hiding somewhere, so you can't put it into your 2,000 dollar deck.

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