181
5/21/2023
CUT! The First Pick - Tormod Escapes The Closet
Deck Size: 99
Custom
Legal
Est deck cost: $192.13
No deck tags
181
5/21/2023
Compare
Deck filters

Choose your preferred layout. You can change this at any time using the Deck filters / View as options above.

Artifact

Quantity: 8Price: $13.04
Altar of the Pantheon

Your devotion to each color and each combination of colors is increased by one. {T}: Add one mana of any color. If you control a God, a Demigod, or a legendary enchantment, you gain 1 life.

Artifact
Altar of the Pantheon (plst) THB-231
1
Arcane Signet

{T}: Add one mana of any color in your commander's color identity.

Artifact
Arcane Signet (moc) 348
1
Heraldic Banner

As Heraldic Banner enters the battlefield, choose a color. Creatures you control of the chosen color get +1/+0. {T}: Add one mana of the chosen color.

Artifact
Heraldic Banner (scd) 267
1
Soul-Guide Lantern

When Soul-Guide Lantern enters the battlefield, exile target card from a graveyard. {T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Exile each opponent's graveyard. {1}, {T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Draw a card.

Artifact
Soul-Guide Lantern (onc) 142
1
The Cauldron of Eternity

This spell costs {2} less to cast for each creature card in your graveyard. Whenever a creature you control dies, put it on the bottom of its owner's library. {2}{B}, {T}, Pay 2 life: Return target creature card from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate only as a sorcery.

Artifact
The Cauldron of Eternity (eld) 82
1
Tormod's Crypt

{T}, Sacrifice Tormod's Crypt: Exile target player's graveyard.

Artifact
Tormod's Crypt (dmr) 235
1
Wishclaw Talisman

Wishclaw Talisman enters the battlefield with three wish counters on it. {1}, {T}, Remove a wish counter from Wishclaw Talisman: Search your library for a card, put it into your hand, then shuffle. An opponent gains control of Wishclaw Talisman. Activate only during your turn.

Artifact
Wishclaw Talisman (eld) 110
1
Witch's Cauldron

{1}{B}, {T}, Sacrifice a creature: You gain 1 life and draw a card.

Artifact
Witch's Cauldron (j22) 490
1

Commanders

Quantity: 1Price: $0.00
Ravos, Soultender

Flying Other creatures you control get +1/+1. At the beginning of your upkeep, you may return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. Partner (You can have two commanders if both have partner.)

Creature
Ravos, Soultender (c16) 39
1

Creatures

Quantity: 28Price: $74.68
Aphemia, the Cacophony

Flying At the beginning of your end step, you may exile an enchantment card from your graveyard. If you do, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.

Creature Enchantment
Aphemia, the Cacophony (thb) 84
1
Athreos, Shroud-Veiled

Indestructible As long as your devotion to white and black is less than seven, Athreos isn't a creature. At the beginning of your end step, put a coin counter on another target creature. Whenever a creature with a coin counter on it dies or is put into exile, return that card to the battlefield under your control.

Creature Enchantment
Athreos, Shroud-Veiled (thb) 269
1
Ayara, First of Locthwain

Whenever Ayara, First of Locthwain or another black creature enters the battlefield under your control, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life. {T}, Sacrifice another black creature: Draw a card.

Creature
Ayara, First of Locthwain (eld) 75
1
Bloodline Pretender

Changeling (This card is every creature type.) As Bloodline Pretender enters the battlefield, choose a creature type. Whenever another creature of the chosen type enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on Bloodline Pretender.

Creature Artifact
Bloodline Pretender (moc) 350
1
Burning-Rune Demon

Flying When Burning-Rune Demon enters the battlefield, you may search your library for exactly two cards not named Burning-Rune Demon that have different names. If you do, reveal those cards. An opponent chooses one of them. Put the chosen card into your hand and the other into your graveyard, then shuffle.

Creature
Burning-Rune Demon (khm) 81
1
Clackbridge Troll

Trample, haste When Clackbridge Troll enters the battlefield, target opponent creates three 0/1 white Goat creature tokens. At the beginning of combat on your turn, any opponent may sacrifice a creature. If a player does, tap Clackbridge Troll, you gain 3 life, and you draw a card.

Creature
Clackbridge Troll (eld) 84
1
Drana, the Last Bloodchief

Flying Whenever Drana, the Last Bloodchief attacks, defending player chooses a nonlegendary creature card in your graveyard. You return that card to the battlefield with an additional +1/+1 counter on it. The creature is a Vampire in addition to its other types.

Creature
Drana, the Last Bloodchief (znr) 98
1
Drannith Magistrate

Your opponents can't cast spells from anywhere other than their hands.

Creature
Drannith Magistrate (iko) 11
1
Draugr Necromancer

If a nontoken creature an opponent controls would die, exile that card with an ice counter on it instead. You may cast spells from among cards in exile your opponents own with ice counters on them, and you may spend mana from snow sources as though it were mana of any color to cast those spells.

Creature
Draugr Necromancer (khm) 86
1
Egon, God of Death

Creature
Egon, God of Death // Throne of Death (khm) 92Egon, God of Death // Throne of Death (khm) 92
1
Epitaph Golem

{2}: Put target card from your graveyard on the bottom of your library.

Creature Artifact
Epitaph Golem (m21) 230
1
Erebos, Bleak-Hearted

Indestructible As long as your devotion to black is less than five, Erebos isn't a creature. Whenever another creature you control dies, you may pay 2 life. If you do, draw a card. {1}{B}, Sacrifice another creature: Target creature gets -2/-1 until end of turn.

Creature Enchantment
Erebos, Bleak-Hearted (thb) 93
1
Gray Merchant of Asphodel

When Gray Merchant of Asphodel enters the battlefield, each opponent loses X life, where X is your devotion to black. You gain life equal to the life lost this way. (Each {B} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to black.)

Creature
Gray Merchant of Asphodel (scd) 80
1
Liliana's Devotee

Zombies you control get +1/+0. At the beginning of your end step, if a creature died this turn, you may pay {1}{B}. If you do, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.

Creature
Liliana's Devotee (scd) 85
1
Luminous Broodmoth

Flying Whenever a creature you control without flying dies, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control with a flying counter on it.

Creature
Luminous Broodmoth (iko) 21
1
Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has mana value 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} as a sorcery.) Lifelink Once during each of your turns, you may cast a permanent spell with mana value 2 or less from your graveyard.

Creature
Lurrus of the Dream-Den (iko) 226
1
Mindwrack Harpy

Flying At the beginning of combat on your turn, each player mills three cards.

Creature Enchantment
Mindwrack Harpy (thb) 276
1
Mire Triton

Deathtouch When Mire Triton enters the battlefield, mill two cards and you gain 2 life.

Creature
Mire Triton (j22) 443
1
Murderous Rider

Creature
Murderous Rider // Swift End (moc) 258
1
Order of Midnight

Creature
Order of Midnight // Alter Fate (moc) 261
1
Renegade Reaper

Flying When Renegade Reaper enters the battlefield, mill four cards. If at least one Angel card is milled this way, you gain 4 life. (To mill a card, put the top card of your library into your graveyard.)

Creature
Renegade Reaper (khm) 386
1
Resplendent Marshal

Flying When Resplendent Marshal enters the battlefield or dies, you may exile another creature card from your graveyard. When you do, put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control other than Resplendent Marshal that shares a creature type with the exiled card.

Creature
Resplendent Marshal (khm) 22
1
Silversmote Ghoul

At the beginning of your end step, if you gained 3 or more life this turn, return Silversmote Ghoul from your graveyard to the battlefield tapped. {1}{B}, Sacrifice Silversmote Ghoul: Draw a card.

Creature
Silversmote Ghoul (c21) 154
1
Solemn Simulacrum

When Solemn Simulacrum enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle. When Solemn Simulacrum dies, you may draw a card.

Creature Artifact
Solemn Simulacrum (onc) 141
1
Syr Konrad, the Grim

Whenever another creature dies, or a creature card is put into a graveyard from anywhere other than the battlefield, or a creature card leaves your graveyard, Syr Konrad, the Grim deals 1 damage to each opponent. {1}{B}: Each player mills a card. (They each put the top card of their library into their graveyard.)

Creature
Syr Konrad, the Grim (moc) 269
1
Tymaret, Chosen from Death

Tymaret's toughness is equal to your devotion to black. (Each {B} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to black.) {1}{B}: Exile up to two target cards from graveyards. You gain 1 life for each creature card exiled this way.

Creature Enchantment
Tymaret, Chosen from Death (thb) 119
1
Underworld Sentinel

Whenever Underworld Sentinel attacks, exile target creature card from your graveyard. When Underworld Sentinel dies, put all cards exiled with it onto the battlefield.

Creature
Underworld Sentinel (thb) 293
1
Woe Strider

When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token. Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1. Escape—{3}{B}{B}, 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.

Creature
Woe Strider (clb) 774
1

Enchantment

Quantity: 7Price: $5.55
Ascent of the Worthy

(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.) I, II — Choose a creature you control. Until your next turn, all damage that would be dealt to creatures you control is dealt to that creature instead. III — Return target creature card from your graveyard to the battlefield with a flying counter on it. That creature is an Angel Warrior in addition to its other types.

Enchantment
Ascent of the Worthy (khm) 202
1
Banishing Light

When Banishing Light enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Banishing Light leaves the battlefield.

Enchantment
Banishing Light (scd) 9
1
Demonic Embrace

Enchant creature Enchanted creature gets +3/+1, has flying, and is a Demon in addition to its other types. You may cast Demonic Embrace from your graveyard by paying 3 life and discarding a card in addition to paying its other costs.

Enchantment
Demonic Embrace (m21) 95
1
Elspeth Conquers Death

(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.) I — Exile target permanent an opponent controls with mana value 3 or greater. II — Noncreature spells your opponents cast cost {2} more to cast until your next turn. III — Return target creature or planeswalker card from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a +1/+1 counter or a loyalty counter on it.

Enchantment
Elspeth Conquers Death (plst) THB-13
1
Glorious Anthem

Creatures you control get +1/+1.

Enchantment
Glorious Anthem (m21) 21
1
Rally the Ranks

As Rally the Ranks enters the battlefield, choose a creature type. Creatures you control of the chosen type get +1/+1.

Enchantment
Rally the Ranks (khm) 20
1
Tymaret Calls the Dead

(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.) I, II — Mill three cards. Then you may exile a creature or enchantment card from your graveyard. If you do, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token. III — You gain X life and scry X, where X is the number of Zombies you control.

Enchantment
Tymaret Calls the Dead (thb) 118
1

Instant

Quantity: 6Price: $4.96
Bake into a Pie

Destroy target creature. Create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")

Instant
Bake into a Pie (jmp) 201
1
Corpse Churn

Mill three cards, then you may return a creature card from your graveyard to your hand. (To mill a card, put the top card of your library into your graveyard.)

Instant
Corpse Churn (j22) 389
1
Disenchant

Destroy target artifact or enchantment.

Instant
Disenchant (scd) 20
1
Eat to Extinction

Exile target creature or planeswalker. Surveil 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card into your graveyard.)

Instant
Eat to Extinction (thb) 90
1
Rise of the Dread Marn

Create X 2/2 black Zombie Berserker creature tokens, where X is the number of nontoken creatures that died this turn. Foretell {B} (During your turn, you may pay {2} and exile this card from your hand face down. Cast it on a later turn for its foretell cost.)

Instant
Rise of the Dread Marn (khm) 107
1
Soul Shatter

Each opponent sacrifices a creature or planeswalker with the highest mana value among creatures and planeswalkers they control.

Instant
Soul Shatter (scd) 108
1

Land

Quantity: 34Price: $31.96
Snow-Covered Plains

({T}: Add {W}.)

Land
Snow-Covered Plains (khm) 276
17
Snow-Covered Swamp

({T}: Add {B}.)

Land
Snow-Covered Swamp (khm) 281
17

Planeswalkers

Quantity: 3Price: $5.98
Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis

−1: Up to two target creatures you control each get +2/+1 until end of turn. −2: Create two 1/1 white Human Soldier creature tokens. −3: You gain 5 life. Escape—{4}{W}{W}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

Planeswalker
Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis (thb) 14
1
Kaya the Inexorable

+1: Put a ghostform counter on up to one target nontoken creature. It gains "When this creature dies or is put into exile, return it to its owner's hand and create a 1/1 white Spirit creature token with flying." −3: Exile target nonland permanent. −7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of your upkeep, you may cast a legendary spell from your hand, from your graveyard, or from among cards you own in exile without paying its mana cost."

Planeswalker
Kaya the Inexorable (khm) 218
1
Liliana, Death Mage

+1: Return up to one target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. −3: Destroy target creature. Its controller loses 2 life. −7: Target opponent loses 2 life for each creature card in their graveyard.

Planeswalker
Liliana, Death Mage (m21) 328
1

Sorcery

Quantity: 12Price: $55.96
Agadeem's Awakening

Sorcery
Agadeem's Awakening // Agadeem, the Undercrypt (znr) 90Agadeem's Awakening // Agadeem, the Undercrypt (znr) 90
1
Blood Beckoning

Kicker {3} (You may pay an additional {3} as you cast this spell.) Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. If this spell was kicked, instead return two target creature cards from your graveyard to your hand.

Sorcery
Blood Beckoning (znr) 92
1
Blood on the Snow

Choose one — • Destroy all creatures. • Destroy all planeswalkers. Then return a creature or planeswalker card with mana value X or less from your graveyard to the battlefield, where X is the amount of {S} spent to cast this spell. ({S} is mana from a snow source.)

Sorcery
Blood on the Snow (khm) 79
1
Call of the Death-Dweller

Return up to two target creature cards with total mana value 3 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a deathtouch counter on either of them. Then put a menace counter on either of them.

Sorcery
Call of the Death-Dweller (iko) 78
1
Cauldron's Gift

Adamant — If at least three black mana was spent to cast this spell, mill four cards. You may choose a creature card in your graveyard. If you do, return it to the battlefield with an additional +1/+1 counter on it.

Sorcery
Cauldron's Gift (eld) 83
1
Doomskar

Destroy all creatures. Foretell {1}{W}{W} (During your turn, you may pay {2} and exile this card from your hand face down. Cast it on a later turn for its foretell cost.)

Sorcery
Doomskar (khm) 9
1
Funeral Rites

You draw two cards, lose 2 life, then mill two cards.

Sorcery
Funeral Rites (jmp) 235
1
Grim Tutor

Search your library for a card, put that card into your hand, then shuffle. You lose 3 life.

Sorcery
Grim Tutor (m21) 103
1
Haunting Voyage

Choose a creature type. Return up to two creature cards of that type from your graveyard to the battlefield. If this spell was foretold, return all creature cards of that type from your graveyard to the battlefield instead. Foretell {5}{B}{B} (During your turn, you may pay {2} and exile this card from your hand face down. Cast it on a later turn for its foretell cost.)

Sorcery
Haunting Voyage (khm) 98
1
Inscription of Ruin

Kicker {2}{B}{B} Choose one. If this spell was kicked, choose any number instead. • Target opponent discards two cards. • Return target creature card with mana value 2 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield. • Destroy target creature with mana value 3 or less.

Sorcery
Inscription of Ruin (znr) 108
1
Shadows' Verdict

Exile all creatures and planeswalkers with mana value 3 or less from the battlefield and all creature and planeswalker cards with mana value 3 or less from all graveyards.

Sorcery
Shadows' Verdict (znr) 124
1
Taste of Death

Each player sacrifices three creatures. You create three Food tokens. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")

Sorcery
Taste of Death (c21) 156
1

Deck Stats

Deck extras (0)
 avatar
NaN secs
 avatar
NaN secs
 avatar
NaN secs
 avatar
NaN secs
 avatar
NaN secs

Description

{"ops":[{"insert":"Tormod Escapes The Closet is a deck list from the article, CUT! The First Pick."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nView the original article here:\n"},{"attributes":{"link":"https://commandersherald.com/cut-the-first-pick/"},"insert":"https://commandersherald.com/cut-the-first-pick/"},{"insert":"\n"}]}
Unable to load comments