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Skeleton creatures you control and other Zombie creatures you control get +1/+1 and have deathtouch.
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since you have the urza lands, Expedition Map could be interesting
i would personally cut a few artifacts for more zombies or cantrips. Grim Return could be insanely cute with grimgrin into play.
a few good creatures coming to mind are- Archdemon of Unx - Coffin Queen - Corpse Harvester - Death Baron - Dread Slaver - Drakestown Forgotten - Fleshbag Marauder (really sexy with grave pact effects)- Graveborn Muse (could replace the phyrexian arena/rhystic study)- Havengul Lich - Lord of the Undead - Liliana's Reaver - Necromancer's Stockpile - Plaguebearer could be very sexy with spare mana- Soulless One - Vengeful Dead (great grimgrin synergy)
since you plan on sacrificing all your dudes, Dark Prophecy would likely find a place hereand since it costs three black mana, why not add everyone's favorite zombie : Gary.
i think you have plenty of tutors without the Planar Portal , and the mass draw from the blue sun's doesn't seem relevant to mee, considering you'll have to pull off 3 blue from your secondary color. Moreover, rather than the Coldsteel Heart of the Khalni Gem , i would go for the Dimir Signet or the Talisman of Dominance . (i believe there is also a sapphire diamond ).
i love the Whip of Erebos and i think the deck as a whole could benefit of it.
Door of Destinies , Cemetery Reaper , Lord of the Undead , Death Baron , and Undead Warchief are needed to make a zombie tribal work. I'm not going to lie to you, your better off making "dimir" or mono black zombie deck, red just doesn't have much to offer zombies unless you go grixis (red black and blue). Dimir has Diregraf Captain and Grimgrin, Corpse-Born along with Rooftop Storm and all the counter and draw spells that blue is known for. Grixis isn't much better than rakdos other than having Sedris, the Traitor King and Thraximundar , along with the burn spells of red and counter and draw spells of blue. If your on a budget i you point you towards a mono-black build (I will gladly help you make a list if you wish). If you have more money to spend i would say to make a "dimir" build which would be stronger that the mono-black counter-part but more costly for the land base. If you would like to see a working zombie deck take a look at this b/u zombies
I think I'm just batting around style at this point.
I don't think you need Mind Grind or Thought Scour in here, as milling is not how you will beat your opponent (although you can scour yourself I suppose). I would dump those and maybe add some Ghoulcaller's Chant so you can pull 2 zombies back to your hand from your graveyard for only 1 mana. Having a graveyard return card allows you to go super-aggro in combat. Use them on your Diregraf Captain in particular to make sure you always have one on the battlefield. Cemetery Reaper is another zombie lord you can add for not much money. Death Baron is amazing but expensive.
id cut the cost down you kinda dont really wanna go over a 6 CMC card and thats even a stretch. id try out Go for the Throat , Victim of Night , and maybe Dismember over some of the cards your playing for kill spells. doom blade only hits a certain amount of creatures but you can't hit a whole color. and murder is to expensive. if your going tribal zombies you should look for some of the zombie lords like Death Baron and Undead Warchief id mainboard a playset of Highborn Ghoul until you find cheaper more effective zombies to thrown in. also you should look for Geralf's Messenger and Diregraf Ghoul if you want a finisher and have a lot of black devotion to spare its never a bad idea to have Grey Merchant of Asphodel
Endless Ranks of the Dead is straight-up win-more the turn after you drop Army of the Damned . I mean, it's nothing a Bile Blight , Anger of the Gods , or Detention Sphere couldn't handle, but it's just fun throwing a stack of zombie tokens on the table and laughing.
Undercity Informer doesn't really help anyone since you're just as likely to mill them into their win-con draw.
I think you made good subs, +1. <3 Zombies!
|Power / Toughness||2/2|
|Avg. draft pick||1.93|
|Avg. cube pick||2.64|
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Shards of Alara||Rare|