Deal Broker


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Conspiracy (CNS) Rare

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Deal Broker

Artifact Creature — Construct

Draft Deal Broker face up.

Immediately after the draft, you may reveal a card in your card pool. Each other player may offer you one card in his or her card pool in exchange. You may accept any one offer.

{T}: Draw a card, then discard a card.

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Deal Broker Discussion

bryanedds on Bladewing, the Risen deck intended ...

2 months ago

Okay, y'alls ideas inspired me to to do some specific digging and I found the following cards that allow looting or dredge, but are precise as well as quick to put into action -

Bog Witch

Call the Bloodline



Deal Broker

Faithless Looting

Jalum Tome

Key to the City

Rummaging Goblin

Tin Street Market

Tomb Robber

Trading Post

Urza’s Tome


JuQ on Gitrog is hunger!

4 months ago

To maximize the Torment of Hailfire, Ashnod's Altar or Phyrexian Altar seem appropriate with so many tokens.
Gitrog decks usually run a combo of Skirge Familiar and Dakmor Salvage for a huge finisher of Torment of Hailfire Exsanguinate. Dakmor Salvage is a Gitrog staple on its own merit, even without the combo.

Ramunap Excavator for a second Crucible of Worlds, redundancy in the key cards is your friend.

Instead of Dagger of the Worthy I's advise any equipment that gives first strike because of Gitrog's deathtouch, specially if it's one of the equipments that also gives trample: Bladed Pinions, Chariot of Victory, Sword of Vengeance.

Instead of Sunset Pyramid, any looter effect synergizes with Gitrog a lot Key to the City, Anvil of Bogardan, Smuggler's Copter (great with your Harvest Season), Deal Broker or Jalum Tome.

Two realy efficient token producers you may want to add are Mycoloth and Tendershoot Dryad.

JuQ on The Haunting of Karador: Ghost Chieftain

4 months ago

Karador was the first commander I tried to build. There is a big problem with him, his cost is absurdly high even with the discount. You need a lot of creatures in your graverd to make him affordable and even after that you will probably be out of mana when you finally cast him so you'll have to wait until your next turn to start using its ability.

You will need to make a special effort to fill your graveyard and run a really high count of creatures on the deck, so try to change any of the tools of the deck to utility creatures, that way you will also have a recurring toolbox in your graveyard.

To fill your graveyard you can use dredge (Golgari Thug, Stinkweed Imp and Golgari Grave-Troll are the highest dredgers) and you can loot (Key to the City, Smuggler's Copter, Deal Broker and Gate to the Afterlife) There are also Altar of Dementia, Dread Summons and Extractor Demon but it is a bit slow. The good news is all these cards will also synergize with your The Gitrog Monster.

This is so much easier with Meren of Clan Nel Toth as commander.

JuQ on Dakmor Salvage Fanclub - A Gitrog Monster Deck

4 months ago

An amazing card for Gitrog is Mesmeric Orb, the milling is done one card at a time so you will draw for every land going to the graveyard. If you combine it with Basalt Monolith you can just tap and untap it indefinitely dredging all your deck until you get what you want in your hand.

Roar of Challenge is almost a selective board wipe thanks to Gitrog's deathtouch.

If it's a competitive environment people wont complain if you run Constant Mists.

Looting effects are great with Gitrog, in my Gitrog deck I run Anvil of Bogardan, Key to the City and Deal Broker.

Strands of Night good recursion with a drawback your deck is ready to deal with.

Seeing you are running Journey to Eternity  Flip I'd trade one of your mana dorks for Sakura-Tribe Elder, it's a solid card on its own and if you happen to get them both on your oppening hand you will have six lands by the end of turn three.

I would also add a Reliquary Tower, it have proven itself useful every time in my Deadly Gitrog deck.

JuQ on Meren's Path of Diescovery

4 months ago

Nice deck and nice primer.

In my Meren deck I use looter effects as selective graveyard fillers: Deal Broker pretty solid card, Gate to the Afterlife (still in testing period), at some point I had Smuggler's Copter but I finally took it out because you need to attack with it and it may die and then you can't animate it, Necromancer's Stockpile testing it in a differen't deck.

Unless you really need to play that third land each turn you could sawp Azusa, Lost but Seeking for the new Wayward Swordtooth, same cost but it's bigger body survives more damage, Demon of Dark Schemes and maybe even Toxic Deluge. And not much later it can make for a decent attacker and blocker.

Warping Wail won't stop Cyclonic Rift but sorceries are still the most powerful effects out there and nobody expects a counterspell from the Golgari player.

Deathreap Ritual is bananas in this kind of decks, maybe you wanna try it.

Have you realized you have an infinite combo going in your deck with Animation Module, Path of Discovery and Ashnod's Altar?

JuQ on Meren Suggestions Welcome!

4 months ago

I find Meren a bit challenging to decide what to do with her. She is a powerfull reanimation engine, but she doesn't guide your deck further than that. My Meren is a controlly deck that wins through attrition, many others are combo decks that have many interaction with stuff in their graveyard. So it deppends what you want to do with her.

In general Vedalken Orrery is best thing ever in this deck, definitely a must.
Journey to Eternity  Flip is also quite nice, Meren will often be targeted by your opponents as she doesn't animate herself and her cost increases swiftly.

Whispersilk Cloak Is a better option that the boots and the greaves (IMO), as haste is not so important, it's not an aggressive deck, but being unblockable is priceless. Meren animate your creatures on your end step and they come too late for attacking anyway (or for even equipping stuff for that matter).

You may want to add a buch of card draw as the deck will get stuck if Meren is killed, she is you source of card advantage without her fun ends. Skullclamp is totally OP, I like very much also Culling Dais, Smothering Abomination and Deathreap Ritual is a great value card.
I like to use looter effects such as Deal Broker, Gate to the Afterlife and Key to the City to "store" those high cost creatures in the graveyard and dig for cheaper stuff to keep playing.

Well those are my experiences with Meren, I hope they were useful.

JuQ on Glissa, the Traitor

5 months ago

I love your deck, I always wanted to make a Glissa, the Traitor deck of my own, but I already have too many Golgari commanders, so I run her in the 99.

It feels Glissa is going to be dying lot (mainly because of your own board wipes), Journey to Eternity  Flip may be a good solution to that.

Glissa is practically begging to be equipped with Loxodon Warhammer or O-Naginata (and similar equipments). Few pleasures in this game are comparable to attacking with Deathtouch+First Strike+Trample (Only need to assign 1 damage to each blocker, they die in Fist Strike and the rest of the damage is trampled to the palyer). Another option is using Hunter's Prowess on Glissa or other Deathtoucher to draw a bunch of cards.

Nemesis Mask is also badass on her.

Golgari Keyrune also fits nicely in the theme of the deck.

Yes, I like Deathtouch very much.

I like to use Deal Broker and Gate to the Afterlife (ignoring the activated ability) in my Golgari decks to dump stuff into my graveyard.

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