|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Iconic Masters (IMA)||Mythic Rare|
|Eternal Masters (EMA)||Mythic Rare|
|Vintage Masters (VMA)||Mythic Rare|
|From the Vault: Exiled (V09)||Mythic Rare|
|Masters Edition II (ME2)||Rare|
|Deckmasters: Garfield vs. Finkel (DKM)||Rare|
|Fifth Edition (5ED)||Rare|
|Ice Age (ICE)||Rare|
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Skip your draw step.
Whenever you discard a card, exile that card from your graveyard.
Pay 1 life: Exile the top card of your library face down. Put that card into your hand at the beginning of your next end step.
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4 hours ago
Thanks Optimator! I do often find myself starved for cards if I don't draw Necropotence. I'm most likely going to add in a Phyrexian Arena once I get my hands on one! I also want to get a Twilight Prophet for card draw. I usually don't put Vona, Butcher of Magan into play very often. My playgroup tends to remove her on sight (sadness). She is the commander mostly for flavor and inspiration. When she is out she helps, but the deck doesn't depend on her being on the field. Thanks so much for your thoughts!
9 hours ago
Black Staples in cEDH: Dismember, Night's Whisper, Dark Ritual, Fatal Push, Cabal Ritual, Ad Nauseam, Dark Confidant, Toxic Deluge, Leyline of the Void, Necropotence, Reanimate, Animate Dead, Necromancy, Entomb, Buried Alive, Rain of Filth, Bubbling Muck, Vampiric Tutor, Demonic Tutor, Imperial Seal, Grim Tutor, Chains of Mephistopheles, Nether Void, The Abyss, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
9 hours ago
Geo963, what are the staple counters/black spells for cedh? this deck was originally casual and then turned into an investment and primer. and ive tuned it quite well, but i probably could trim for more staple cedh cards
i want to continue with testing my Chains of Mephistopheles + Anvil of Bogardan + Necropotence combo for a while, but it usually seems to be too much setup and chains can totally screw you when you cast it wrong, totally screws up the whole megrim/Waste Not+ Windfall + nekusar spike damage
im also debating running the best of the 2 mana Fork spells for wheels, but in cedh i think fork is mostly just cute
1 day ago
Vindicate is super useful spot removal.
Edgar gets more competitive with lower cmc vamps so might be a consideration and drop the Urza's incubator.
Agree with SynergyBuild on the card draws. A Necropotence can be helpful but at BBB you need a sweet manabase.
Exquisite Blood is a good alt wincon.
1 day ago
Saw your thread on Reddit. Feel free to look at my list for ideas. I used to play a bunch more cheap vampires but felt I often couldn’t keep up at the end of the game. The cards that stick out to me as really good but are missing here are: Necropotence Mirror Entity Reconnaissance Living Death
2 days ago
@SynergyBuild - That is some pretty sweet tech. I'm gonna have to look into that little guy. Thanks!
@Aiding - Sorry this took awhile, really appreciate the recommendations...let me break them down.
Spore Frog going in as soon as I get one.
Night's Whisper is good, but I dump my hand so fast, and my meta is actually pretty slow, so the three cards ultimately just outweighs it for me personally.
Harmonize on the other hand is strictly better, so it will replace Cravings as soon as I acquire one. :p
Life // Death - Another meta call, board wipes are often at instant speed in my meta due to other effects and getting my entire mana base scrubbed would be devastating.
Both Zeni...Zeniths?...are great, I just don't own them and while I do ramp, it seems little underwhelming unless I buff my ramp package.
Triumph of the Hordes - I absolutely adore giving people poison counters! This has been on the acquire list for awhile, I just haven't gotten there yet. :p
Birthing Pod should be here...just Another case of I yet to own it. Haha.
Dark Prophecy is another card on the acquire list...along with Necropotence I don't really have a budget constraint...I'mjust not gonna pick up something like Gaea's Cradle. Anything under like $50 is probably cool tho.
I actually have Kokusho, the Evening Star in another deck...but he fits much better here. I'll make that swap for sure. What would you take out?
2 days ago
Also, could you please drop the "Competitive" hub?
I want to preface this with that I don't want to claim you, your deckbuilding skills, or this deck is bad. I simply want to make notice of the "competitive" hub you placed on this list. I would like to see it removed due to what I believe is a mistake and might be misleading.
Competitive lists are normally Tier 1 to 2.5 lists that tend to either:
A - Be able to race out wins with a tad bit of protects, turn 1-4 wins need to be regular.
C - Be able to counter or remove any combo win or stax lock your opponents drop before they win, and then pull a win yourself.
These three archetypes are "Combo", "Stax" and "Control" respectively. Occasionally decks do fit multiple archetypes and are a hybrid of them.
This deck cannot race consitently between turns 1-4, and it doesn't have good stax, so if it is a competitive list, it should be control. You run 6 pieces of removal and no countermagic (Pyroblast, Illumination, Red Elemental Blast, Guttural Response, etc.), which is a fifth the minimum amount of cEDH straight control lists run.
Please, I don't want to insult the list, just please drop the "competitive" hub.
Here are some lists that are considered Tier 1, the most competitive lists, for reference:
2 days ago
So personally, I love Meren and all that she does. Because of that, I have a good amount of cards that I really enjoy that you may also like..
Vampire Hexmage is a free sacrifice that can kill walkers and make some permanents bad - but its totally a meta call.
Spore Frog AKA fog frog should be in every Meren deck because of how BEAUTIFUL he is in negating combat.
Night's Whisper I think is better than ambition's cost. It's half the mana for one less card. Usually, you want 4+ mana things to be doing big stuff and taking the turn off to draw 3 is medium sometimes. If you are looking for that kind of effect, Harmonize does the same thing in a different color.
Carrion Feeder can be seer #2
Triumph of the Hordes is a personal favorite of mine, but if you dislike infecting people, I understand.
Birthing Pod I think should be in all the Merens, but that also depends on budget and how your people react to that sort of thing.
Pattern of Rebirth can be a tutor for combo-y things if you ever go that way or you can just get a big dumb thing by trading in a little guy.
Kokusho, the Evening Star is my favorite card in MtG and he has a home in all my Meren builds. CoCo Puffs the dragon is a house!
Sorry for the wall of words.. I just enjoy naming cards I enjoy in decks I also enjoy! Make your choices around what you want your deck to remain and make your friends fear the swamp lady!