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Screw it, I'm getting a tattoo on my forehead that says "TOKENS GO TO THE GRAVEYARD."
Posted By: ROBRAM89 (4/6/2011 10:44:46 AM)


I am fond of this card in a Zombie deck alongside Vengeful Dead, Gempalm Polluter, Shepherd of Rot, and Unholy Grotto. Massive loss of life is fun!
Posted By: elChupacabra (5/11/2010 9:40:51 PM)


Tokens do go to the graveyard, actually.
Posted By: Keino (12/24/2010 12:32:46 PM)


I want to make a deck with this and Eldrazi Monument and a bunch of cycling stuff.
Posted By: wolfbear2 (1/1/2011 11:19:12 PM)


This is such a fun multiplayer card -- there are mutlitudes of ways to capitalize on it.

Tombstone Stairwell definitely demands you build around it. So you have to find it first; you can tutor it up with a Dimir House Guard, and you already have at least one zombie for each of your turns.

Then you need to take advantage of what the card does. For one thing, it puts a lot of bodies onto the battlefield. Essence Warden, and her whole family of similar cards likes that. Your opponents are going to be getting the creatures, too. Why not take advantage of those 'freebies' with Blood Seeker or Noxious Ghoul? (the tokens are zombies, afterall) The new Suture Priest gives you a little of both worlds.

The Stairwell also puts a lot of creatures into the graveyard as well; unlike many other token generators, this card has each player sacrifice his or her tokens rather than exile them... (see all)
Posted By: scumbling1 (5/12/2011 4:02:09 PM)


I think Eldrazi Monument is the way to go here...
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (2/15/2013 5:58:39 PM)


This + Vicious Shadows = Multi-kill!
Posted By: niceguygreensboro (7/2/2010 11:23:06 AM)


This can be crazy good in Multiplayer. Altar of Dementia is a great enabler here.

Alongside Deathbringer Thoctar or Vengeful Dead, you don't even need the combat step...

Posted By: Guest1518713104 (7/31/2009 2:35:16 PM)


This was one of my favorite cards from the Mirage block, but only after the Tempest block had been released. Combining this card with Goblin Bombardment, I made what I called a "Tombstone Bombardment" deck featuring a ton of creatures and a few ways to get them into my graveyard (e.g. Song of Blood, Morgue Thrull, Rats of Rath). The fact that the effect triggers during each player's upkeep is what makes the combo so devastating and quick. With at least ten creatures in your graveyard, you will defeat a single opponent at full life after paying the upkeep cost only once.
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