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Yawgmoth, Thran Physician

Duel Commander Mono-Black



Combination board grinding, graveyard recursion, and combo.

Low cmc creatures to throw onboard before sacrificing to Yawgmoth for cards and wiping an opponent’s board (Nest of Scarabs allows for a boardwipe if it sticks and you sacrifice once and place one counter with Yawg). Recursion/token generation creatures for more card draw opportunity.

Yawgmoth’s ability is the primary removal mechanic, Hero’s Downfall and creature force is relied on to remove planeswalkers. Hand hate creatures either peak at control hands or force some sort of discard.

Pithing Needle shuts the deck down without Gate to Phyrexia, so does Rest in Peace or Anafenza, the Foremost.

Mikaeus+Triskelion kill

Undying creature+Geralf’s Messenger kill

Mikaeus+any two non human Yawgmoth’s Bargain effect

Mikaeus+any two non human+Blood Artist/Zulaport Cutthroat/Gray Merchant kill

Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Triskelion Butcher Ghoul + Geralf's Messenger Nest of Scarabs + Yawgmoth, Thran Physician


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24% Casual

76% Competitive

Date added 3 months
Last updated 2 months
Key combos

This deck is Duel Commander legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.25
Tokens 0/1 Insect, 1/1 Servo, 1/1 Thopter, 5/5 Demon, 2/2 Zombie, Liliana, 1/1 Faerie Rogue, 0/1 Eldrazi Spawn, 1/1 Eldrazi Scion
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