There's always a bigger fish.

The plan is to ramp into Arixmethes, Slumbering Isle + Traverse the Outlands . If you haven't cantripped into Traverse by then, tutor it up with Personal Tutor or Mystical Tutor which in turn can be grabbed with Merchant Scroll . Also, the first can be grabbed by Dizzy Spell and the latter by Muddle the Mixture . Cast Traverse on the turn you clear 'rix of counters and now you have all the mana in the world to have some fun. Like drawing cards with Life's Legacy .

Phyrexian Dreadnought is our quicker, cheaper 'rix. Greater Good and Momentous Fall work with it great and we also pack Quicken , Stifle , Torpor Orb , and Disallow to make sorceries work off it. The secondary recipient is a cheeky Wormfang Manta .

True victory comes via oneshotting fools with Pemmin's Aura or Grafted Exoskeleton , cowards may resort to Aetherflux Reservoir .


  • Only big fish allowed. In our case that's a Kraken, Leviathans, Fish, and Dreadnought. Dreadnoughts are big ships, ships are inanimate fish, Phyrexian Dreadnought is a living ship and therefore just a big fish, really. And Marit Lage is like a giant octopus or something.
  • And as always, ceterum censeo planeswalkers delendos esse.


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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

3 - 0 Mythic Rares

41 - 0 Rares

21 - 0 Uncommons

16 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.06
Tokens 8/8 Octopus, 20/20 Avatar
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