Yawgmoth, Thran Physician
Legendary Creature — Human Cleric
Protection from Humans
Pay 1 life, Sacrifice another creature: Put a -1/-1 counter up to one target creature and draw a card.
, Discard a card: Proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)
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Yawgmoth, Thran Physician Discussion
5 hours ago
Hi again Jagd_Tallgeese,
Forgive me I just remembered two awesome cards for your deck:
Ichor Rats Just abuse them with Meren, sacrifice them again and again to slowly infect everyone. And as you are playing infect, probably your enemies will have more posion counters than you. If not, let everybody at 9. And then attack or proliferate.
Yawgmoth, Thran Physician the father of phyrexia itself, lore win. But not only that: he will give you card draw, removal, sacrifice engine to work with Meren, and in late game, with your opponents already infected, you can just discard and discard cards to proliferate those poisons and kill all of them.
1 week ago
Thanks for the feedback. I think that if I were to add more lands I would follow your advice regarding Night's Whisper and Village Rites and pull those. I went with 3 Midnight Reaper effects, I think that's enough. I originally had Reaper in over Species Specialist but I decided the extra mana cost was worth not losing the life and when Specialist is a creature that's a little bit better Orah death trigger. I kinda pretty much agree with the Daru Spiritualist and Shaman en-Kor analysis, but I'm struggling to not put in any sub-par clerics, and I really didn't want to put in to many clerics with Tap abilities. Geralf's Messenger is actually my primary win condition. There is a way or two to put together infinite death triggers and win through a Zulaport Cutthroat effect; but I decided to skip all that (except for the Cruel Celebrant ) and go with the Geralf's Messenger + Luminous Broodmoth combo, because I already want Broodmoth out every single game. Messenger also combos with Yawgmoth, Thran Physician or Conspiracy + Suncleanser .
Thanks so much for your input!
Of the two drop clerics that are not A-Listers, which have you found to be the most impact-full?
2 weeks ago
Thanks for checking out my profile! I started playing MTG wayyyyyyy back when it first started, with Ice Age coming out right around when I was playing at my LGC. I then stopped playing for a WHILE...and recently picked it back up around the time of Theros, Beyond Death. I now have caught up a bit (a lot has changed) and I love building with new cards and mechanics. Some of my favorite cards are:
Stonecoil Serpent because the multicolor protection proves super useful and this cards serves you early as small blocker or other utility and can serve you late as a big beater.
Edgar Markov just because I have always loved vampires and I love my Markov deck!
Yawgmoth, Thran Physician because I like counters and proliferating and being able to use -1/-1 counters as removal is super powerful, especially for the indestructible stuff
Fauna Shaman because this card is just SUPER powerful for its low cost tutor ability in my green decks where sometimes I need certain creatures at certain times
And I love planeswalkers...I will usually have AT LEAST one in every deck.
As far as type of player I am, I would say I am a Spike leaning Timmy...I love winning and love putting together competitive decks, but I really love building within certain archetypes and themes (though they are usually more competitive themes lol).
I am always looking for feedback on my decks or anyone to chat about strategies and MTG stuff with!
2 weeks ago
1 month ago
Well since you are doing thallids with spore counters I would recommend leaning into Proliferate. Cards like Yawgmoth, Thran Physician, Evolution Sage, and Plaguemaw Beast can help you continue to proliferate all your spore counters or wahtever other counters you have every turn.
You might even consider adding Umezawa's Jitte.
Sac outlets that can benefit you are always good. Greater Good
Am I heading in the right direction here? Let me know if you like those suggestions.
1 month ago
jeannieboef absolutely valid concerns there. Viscera Seer helps smooth draws as well, so there's that. But I totally agree having a draw engine is very important, and one of the reasons I recommend using cards like Smothering Abomination and Yawgmoth, Thran Physician as sacrifice sources as well
1 month ago
Hello again FenIsABasicSwamp. Not sure if you remember me, but I was the one that was building a Haakon deck around the same time you were (a little after). I also had a GoT theme but went more discard. I've been out of the magic scene for a bit but I was coming back to check out your deck because I am trying to revamp my version. I am still amazed at this deck as it truly does everything that I love in Magic. If I could upvote this twice I definitely would. I have some questions for you if that's alright.
2) How relevant has Emergence Zone been?
3) Why fetches in a mono-colored deck? I understand filtering, but you only play two and it seems you have a lot of draw.
4) Has K'rrik, Son of Yawgmoth earned his place? Also, how do you supplement the lifeloss? I see some lifelink (and he has it as well) but have you ever needed to worry about the life lost from using him? Do you try to win before this is a problem?
6) Is Bitterblossom not worthwhile for the Contamination combo? If not, how come? I see Winter Orb in the sideboard so it seems like you may want to lockdown in some cases to ensure the deck gets to the mid-to-late game.
7) I know that Sidisi, Undead Vizier can be a repeatable tutor, but how come you don't play more tutors like Vampiric Tutor, Imperial Seal or even Increasing Ambition? (Unless money is a factor)? Also, why no Razaketh, the Foulblooded? Especially with the token generation factor.
9) Null Profusion is a card I've always meant to try, but the limit of two cards has always deterred me. How has it played for you? Staple? Needed? Just okay?
10) I'm SURE I'm missing something with Yawgmoth, Thran Physician, but he seems "off" to me in your list. You have enough draw to not worry about losing life and sacking a creature that can be sacked to other things. What does he bring to this kind of build?
11) Is the dredge from Stinkweed Imp needed? Do you constantly dredge whenever you can or is there a time and place?
14) Has Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger's cast trigger been enough non-creature removal? I saw the comment about Feed the Swarm so I won't suggest it, but what about Oblivion Stone, All Is Dust, and even Scour from Existence? If they're not needed, how come?
I read your Bio. I understand that your specifically chose not to use some of the cards and combos I've listed here. I hope that my questions come across as curiosity, not "you should do this and do that."
I know I've asked a lot of questions in this on comment, but if you could do me one more thing. Since you like underrated themes and/or commanders would you be willing to take a look at my Rakdos the Defiler deck? He is one I built early in my Magic career, purely for a theme, and without a template. He has become a powerful deck since and I'd love to hear your thoughts!
1 month ago
I see someone else has already started brewing the new commander. I really like where the deck is heading! Here are a couple suggestions I would give for the brew:
-1 Beacon of Unrest... In general I dont think you'll be getting enough cards in opponent's graveyards for this to matter very much
-1 Crux of Fate... No dragons in the deck, doesn't seem incredibly good at 5 mana, but you can keep this one in without a huge problem.
I'm noticing maybe too much emphasis on a theft style of play? I personally would go the route of controlling your opponents hand and board until you can ramp to Tibalt and pop off, though this is your choice.
-1 Grab the Reins...7 mana for getting a little value out of a creature the destroying it just isn't good enough when you could be devoting that slot to better ramp options (which this deck desperately needs)
Nothing much to say here, maybe cut a mountain or two for some swamps for better mana? Maze of Ith seems good for protecting walker Tibalt in a pinch
-1 Stormfist Crusader... One extra card per opponent usually won't matter
-1 Glasses of Urza... this card will never be relevant. Ever.
Nothing much to say here in terms of cutables.
-1 Angrath, the Flame-Chained... To expensive, too little payoff
-1 Ob Nixilis Reignited...inefficient card draw/removal engine
Cards to Consider
Note: Add more sacrifice outlets like Yawgmoth, Thran Physician or Phyrexian Altar to prevent your opponents from getting any creatures you stole back. Additionally, I would suggest to find a few more cards of removal and focus on making the deck play as smoothly as possible. Really love where the deck is headed. Good work =)