Aftermath (Cast this spell only from your graveyard. Then exile it.)Each player shuffles his or her hand and graveyard into his or her library, then draws seven cards.
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5 days ago
Day's Undoing for emergency gy shuffle
1 week ago
Mill is a term for putting cards into grave from your deck, its a way of winning by your opponent not having any cards left in their deck and drawing a card, in which you lose the game, wheel is Wheel of Fortune or any other kind of "everyone discards/shuffles their hand and draws X cards" spells like the ones listed,
Timetwister is a power 9 card, just think of what it does in a draw damage deck!
1 week ago
I love nekusar and everything about him, I started building him as soon as he was spoiled, and now have an insanely tuned and budgetless competitive multiplayer edh deck
Anyways, what would I recommend for budget casual constructed?
As you can see by my deck, i learned that nekusar loves Wheel of Fortune and is more of a spellslinger draw theme than zombie tribal.
That being said, if you want to build around the lich king, creatures should be your last priority,
In a 20 life format, nekusar only needs 3 "draw 7" or mass loot spells to kill an opponent, and thankfully a majority of these are cheap.
Second to wheels and forced draw, nekusar is kind of high cmc for a creature, so things like Nightscape Familiar can help you cast more spells faster, speaking of more spells, grixis has access to a beautiful array of rituals that you can chain into nekusar much earlier than turn 5 and also allow you to cast more wheels after refreshing your hand
The budget rituals include
Cards like Geth's Grimoire and Jace's Archivist can easily win you the game if left unchecked, and there are other forms of draw damage in Phyrexian Tyranny Fevered Visions Underworld Dreams Spiteful Visions
As far as cheap counterspells, Arcane Denial is BONKERS cuz it can deal draw damage with its draw, Sign in Blood is a cheap card draw that you can use to draw OR kill opponents by stacking it with nekusar.
Cards that save you from wheels decking you out
Other than "wheel" and countermagic, you can also mill opponents with Mindcrank or Sphinx's Tutelage, reanimate wheeled creatures with stuff like Stitch Together, or run discard like Despise or Duress, and Cephalid Coliseum is INSANE as a cheap 1-of in edh, id be scared to see what 3 or 4 could do.
Lastly, a spell decks worst weakmess is CREATURES
now im going to assume you're not going to be slinging Damnation around, but theres tons of budget alternatives in the likely case that opponents will have more creatures than you
And if you're still itching to run creatures even though i would not advise many, here are a few options thar nekusar has liked in the past
Hope this helps
1 week ago
Those are the priciest in the deck, though, most of the wheels and non foil cards were budget friendly.. yea i was restricted by budget for the first 3 years, but i built it more Fork / Dark Ritual + wheels, i find the upkeep draws like Howling Mine give your opponents too much card advantage/answers without Notion Thief and is just pure card advantage to opponents without nekusar or Underworld Dreams effects.
Some budget options
.. i could go on, i wasn't speaking purely of the budget cards i was just pointing out ive put 6 years and a lot of money into building mine so there are some budget ideas in that list
2 weeks ago
Thanks for the response!
I'm hesitant to put too much symmetrical graveyard hate in, since it really hurts my gearhulks too. Memory , Summary Dismissal, Magma Spray, Nahiri, the Harbinger, and Descend upon the Sinful are my anti-graveyard tech at the moment.
I think you're probably right about TitI. The matchup it's best in is probably BG, and Fatal Push and Grasp wreck it. More Blessed Alliance seems good, and maybe another Hour of Devastation or Descend for access to more board wipes.
Thanks again for the feedback! It's much appreciated :)
3 weeks ago
I am glad I read the comments about Hulking the Oblivion in at instant speed; that is a fantastic bit of rules lawyering that can hit like a truck.
However, I, like this deck's author, am running the very similar Memory instead. Isn't it a better target anyway? The first half of the card gives you time to find a more permanent solution while not giving away card advantage. Also, using the second half to reload during the opponent's end step is pretty solid.
3 weeks ago
Holy hell...just looked it up and that's pretty amazing.
So, cast Torrential Gearhulk, target Commit because the card is considered both an Instant and a Sorcery, but then with the trigger cast Memory instead? And I can do that without paying the 6CMC for Memory? End of their turn, cast Gearhulk and effectively replenish my entire hand?