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Creature — Zombie
Other Zombie creatures have swampwalk.
Other Zombies have ": Regenerate this permanent."
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Zombie Master Discussion
1 week ago
Helldozer is slow, but if he comes online he seems legit. you'll probably need to test him out in your meta.
Scourge of Nel Toth is just too expensive for my taste, but hey he is a flyin' Zombie..I could see it getting cut in favor of a more efficient card.
Diabolic Tutormy least favorite tutor, should be replaced by a more efficient one, like Vampiric TutorDemonic TutorBeseech the QueenRune-Scarred Demonor any other one. There are probably 8 more I can't think of right now. BtQ being one of the budget option.
that should give you some options to trade for. I would also check out the other Gisa lists on EDHREC for ideas, she is a very popular commander. Have Fun :)
1 week ago
Also Bile Blight is too good not to include on a black build.
3 weeks ago
Undead Alchemist can be so much fun to mill with. There's a ton of cards to build a zombie army with him but my favorite is Zombie Master. Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth makes it even more effective. You've got green so why not Parallel Lives to get math on your side? I use to run this combo when I had a Sidisi, Brood Tyrant deck and it was lots of fun.
You mention you like milling artifacts, so if you're bored, check out my mill deck centered on artifacts:
1 month ago
First things first, I would lower your land count to 35. You shouldn't need much more than that due to being Mono, and Black gets a lot of good ramp cards. Barren Moor and Myriad Landscape should be removed for sure. I would say Crypt of Agadeem needs testing. Personally I find it to be too slow.
Under your Artifacts, I would personally cut Charcoal Diamond due to it being a fairly weak mana rock. My suggestion would be Mana Crypt but you don't have to replace it. Coat of Arms is great but I have never found a need for it. It is something I cut. It is great when I have a lot, but if I have a lot, I should already be winning. This is what we call "Win More" but it could also hurt you. Consulate Dreadnought is an easy cut. You would usually rather attack with the Zombies. Door of Destinies is another card I would cut. It's only getting counters when you cast spells, while Gisa is usually swarming with tokens. Door of Destinies is a personal choice, and the best card I just suggested to be cut.
As you want more mana ramp, especially due to my cut of Charcoal Diamond, get a Black Market.
I'll get to the Sorceries and Creatures later. Those two with Instants are all personal choices.
I'm not sure how much I've helped with cuts so far as I've made a few suggestions. We will figure this out.
1 month ago
I love me some good ol' zombie tribal! Deck looks like a lot of fun! I run a similar style deck with Gisa and Geralf at the helm. I'm not sure what your budget is but I do have a few suggestions (budget-pending):
I would consider adding in the following zombies:
Mikaeus, the Unhallowed
Zombie Master + Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth = unblockable zombies!
Shepherd of Rot
Balthor the Defiled
Vengeful Dead (really hurts if you go infinte sac with Gravecrawler)
I feel these zombies can help replace some of the weaker members of your horde like the following:
Along similar lines, I see that you have some reanimation spells in your deck however, if your budget allows, I would make the upgrade to some of the following:
Best of luck!
1 month ago
I'm not sure about creatures but Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth is my obvious first thought. Blanket of Night is a cheap Enchantment that has the same effect. I will remind you, redundancy is important. You don't want to lose your ability to Swampwalk because your opponent removes Urborg.
Korlash, Heir to Blackblade is a "Swamps Matter" Commander, although I'm not sure how good he will perform. Zombie Master can be ran to give him Swampwalk as well. Squelching Leeches and Nightmare are both creatures that benefit from a lot of Swamps.
Personally I run a Ghoulcaller Gisa deck that is Zombie Tribal. The Tribal theme is primary, while Swampwalk is just a hopeful Win Condition.
I figure you also want as much land ramp as you can get, especially if you are running Korlash as your Commander. Black has some issues with this but Liliana of the Dark Realms is good. I can't think of much else outside of Burnished Hart and Expedition Map.
You will definitely want to run Cabal Coffers, I suggest using all Snow-Covered Swamp and Extraplanar Lens to double the mana from each of your Basics, while not giving your opponents any benefit. Crypt Ghast and Magus of the Coffers are also good. Lastly, Lashwrithe and Nightmare Lash are both awesome.
1 month ago
4x Endless Ranks of the Dead is way too much.
I'm not too sure what kind of suggestions you wanted so I don't want to suggest anything that would touch the deck's core :)
Oh and you are quite vulnerable to lockdown spells or artifacts since you got no ways to interact with your opponent. I'd suggest something like Duress