Description

Everything they see is considered food - and with that many eyes, they aren't liable to miss much.

My playgroup decided to all build tribal decks specifically to play against each other.

The Rules

  1. Each player must choose a different tribe.

  2. The deck must include only creatures of the chosen tribe. More than one creature type is okay as long as one of them is the chosen tribe. The commander doesn't have to be same tribe if there isn't a legendary of the chosen tribe available. There are exceptions to this rule, creatures that have the chosen tribe name in the text box are also ok. Example: Grave Titan is not a Zombie but he is allowed in a Zombie tribal because it says Zombie in his text box. Another exception is if the player argues a creatures inclusion due to extreme amounts of flavor.

  3. No single card costing more than $25.00 except the general. It doesn't have to, but can. (TCG low, non-foil)

  4. No Coat of Arms

- Spiders are my main tribal, Spirits are my backup.

Iname, Aspect of Janky Win Conditions

Commander / EDH Squirrel_of_War

SCORE: 7 | 5 COMMENTS | 861 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS


Zombies
This strategy is based around Ishkanah's second ability. The first order of business is to make infinite spiders. There are a few ways to do this.

  1. You need to have Ashnod's Altar and Nim Deathmantle on the battlefield AND delirium must be enabled. Cast Ishkanah, sac her and a spider token to Ashnod's Altar sending Ishkanah to the graveyard. Use the you just made to activate Nim Deathmantle and reanimate Ishkanah. Repeat for infinite spiders. Be careful while doing this because you are temporarily vulnerable to instant speed graveyard hate.
  2. You need to have Cloudstone Curio and Cryptic Gateway on the battlefield AND delirium must be enabled. Cast Ishkanah, when the spider tokens enter the battlefield return her to your hand. Tap two spider tokens to activate the gateway putting Ishkanah back into play. Repeat for infinite spiders.

The next order of business is pay to kill a player. If you have Cryptolith Rite on the battlefield you can kill everyone by activating the ability multiple times. If you have Illusionist's Bracers equipped to Ishkanah you can kill two players per activation.

The main focus of this strategy is to get out as many spiders as possible, drop Cover of Darkness and Assault Formation and overwhelm your opponents.
Blightwidow is the only infect creature in the deck. I included it as an emergency win condition against extreme life gain. Add Assault Formation to speed things up.
This one is probably not the best strategy. In fact, it's the worst. Assault Formation will help speed up the process.
This section is to point out the cards that should go in every Ishkanah, Grafwidow deck.

These all speed up the Delirium trigger and allow me to get to Delirium with only 2 or 3 cards.

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Updates

Check out the new tab in the description. I listed the generals in my playgroup. I'll link the decks if/when they post them on tappedout.

Comments View Archive

Kholan95 says... #1

Love this deck! I am planning to build a spider tribal and didn't realize how awesome it could be with Ishkanah!

March 28, 2017 2:10 p.m.

Thanks! This deck is super fun to play and I just did some fine tuning to it to make it even more competitive. I appreciate the +1, if you build this deck I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

March 28, 2017 3:08 p.m.

Kholan95 says... #3

I'm sure I will add my own flare to the deck. I love reannimation and dynamics. I've built EDH tribal decks for Zombies, Snakes, Rats, and Orcs; gimmick and competitive alike, so I'm excited to add Spiders to the list. Especially seeing that it can be remotely competitive. Next up is Gorgons, if they release anymore anytime soon. Even then, it might be a temporary gimmick, like the orc deck was.

March 31, 2017 12:12 p.m.

Ziembski says... #4

Panharmonicon to double ETB of da Queen?

August 18, 2017 3:29 a.m.

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Date added 1 year
Last updated 3 days
Legality

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.65
Tokens 3/3 Beast, 1/2 Spider
Folders EDH, Love the Flavor , Commander, Commander Ideas, edh samples, edh, cool decks, EDH, cool, Possible Decks to Build, See all 22
Top rank #25 on 2017-04-05
Views 4391

Revision 28 (3 days ago)

+1 Kindred Dominance maybe

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