Zombie Infestation

Zombie Infestation

Enchantment

Discard two cards: Create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.

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Zombie Infestation Discussion

Balaam__ on Rakdos Reanimator

4 months ago

The classic Zombie Infestation may help open up self-discard options for you. Then you’d be free to focus on Seizing and Inquisiting your opponent, sidelining their strategy. Doesn’t hurt to have access to easy-to-make 2/2’s either.

lagotripha on budget mono-black aggro/devotion

4 months ago

I've played a bunch of mono black in modern. It is great for FNM, but will probs never put up tournament results.

The deck lives on sideboarding and the sheer variety of options available - your opponent has no idea if you are aggro, midrange grindy or combo until turn three or four. This means that published decklists and scouting in major tournaments strips away its biggest advantage.

Cards to mess around with;

Duress (and the million variants) - hitting a Life Goes On can be 'more damage' than any 1 drop.

Gifted Aetherborn - it completes the dire moon / nighthawk trio, and helps with tribal vampire options like Stromkirk Condemned or Captivating Vampire

Stromkirk Condemned and stuff like Zombie Infestation lets you play with discard synergies - pitching your hand then casting symetrical discard, or getting back demigod.

Lashwrithe If you want an equip in mono black on a budget, it is this. Its scary on its own, strapped to a nighthawk it boosts your life total to massive levels.

Ratchet Bomb used to be the only enchantment answer, but Feed the Swarm has really patched that hole and made the deck a lot more solid.

Sign in Blood - draw two is good. Two damage is good to finish an opponent sometimes too.

There are a bunch of 'return to the battlefield' 1 drops that can help create tempo by flooding the board and provide fodder for sacrifice effects - Bloodsoaked Champion , Dread Wanderer , Tenacious Dead etc.

If you want to do it the other way, effects like Unearth let you keep key creatures on the battlefield, while synergysing neatly with stuff like Profane Command to hit face.

Finally, play to mono-black's biggest advantage, reliability. Lots of decks focus on hands that can 'just win the game', mono black does an amazing job at getting a hand that is 'better than the opponent'. Not an incredible hand, but a little disruption and a lot of 'good cards', no chance of getting mana screwed, and far less need to mulligan.

ArcherUBW on 40K - The rightfull rulers

5 months ago

Hey, what´s up!!!!

In general the deck is looking good. these are some sugestiones to remove:

Tormod, the Desecrator : You don't have that much of graveyard recursion. IMO having this card will not gain you much value in most cases. I would suggest to replace him with Aven Wind Guide since you have a lot token a having them gain flying and vigilance is pretty good.

Zombie Infestation : Two cards for a Zombie token doesn't look that good IMO even if you want more cards in your graveyard. I would suggest to replace him with Intangible Virtue since it pumps your tokens and gives vigilance.

OttoFred on Message from Surgeon-General Yawgmoth Re: COVID-19

5 months ago

Daedalus19876 Assuming you have Zombie Infestation , Yawgmoth, Thran Physician and an undying creature on the field plus either another creature or two cards in hand, you can use your typical undying combo. So while sacrificing your undying creature and using your second sacrifice to remove the +1 counter, you'll draw 2 cards, letting you create another zombie to keep things going. This won't give you any card advantage though, but lets you cycle through your deck anyways or Blood Artist your enemies to death :D So, card draw-wise it's clearly worse than Genesis Chamber , but might get you going earlier

Daedalus19876 on Message from Surgeon-General Yawgmoth Re: COVID-19

7 months ago

Archon_Bel: I've found Rise of the Dread Marn to be pretty good. It's a good way to rebuild if someone board wipes, and I've killed people with it several times (they board wipe, I cast that, I swing back at them for 20 damage). And I'm already running Liliana's Standard Bearer TOO! Which has proved awesome.

Tyrite Sanctum ... Well, I haven't drawn it yet, so we'll see how it goes. I just adore the flavor, and it's decently good, sue me ;)

Honestly, I should be running Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet in any slot which Draugr Necromancer would fit. So I'll try to fit in Kalitas first, then look back.

Thank you for the thoughts!


OttoFred: I apologize, I don't quite understand. How does Zombie Infestation help with undying combos? Infestation can be cute with Yawgmoth out ("Discard 2 cards, pay a life and draw a new card") but doesn't really serve the combo lines.

bushido_man96 on Need advice on a Jund …

8 months ago

Skirge Familiar is a great discard outlet that provides ramp in return; ditch 5 creatures for 5, or however much to cast that reanimate spell. Lotleth Troll lets you ditch creatures, and is low on the mana curve - great in the early game to get the discard started. I run both in my Kathril deck for filling the yard. Zombie Infestation lets you discard while establishing a board state early on.

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