Description

Hi everyone, this is my mono-Black standard deck!!

With this deck, I'm going for an aggressive combination of creatures (lifeline, deathtouch, etc.) with curses to make the opponent sacrifice creatures and discard cards.

My low-mana creatures like Ammit Eternal and Bone Picker (when a creature dies) work to give a good early game, with Gifted Aetherborn being one of the best to draw in your starting hand. Gonti, Lord of Luxury is great too, stealing a card from the other player for your advantage and altering the top of their deck. In the late-game, an eternal Dreamstealer should massively diminish the opponent's hand and Nightmare can deal amazing damage equal to the amount of swamps on my board. Bontu's Monument makes it easier to bring creatures out while also gives a bit of life steal, and Rush of Vitality is in to protect creatures.

Spells like Trial of Ambition, Doomfall and Cruel Reality in the late-game are wonderful to alter the opponent's board and hand. If I had a million dollars I'd also add in some Fatal Push, but for now they're on the maybeboard.

In the sideboard, I've put some Scarab Feast to deal with embalm/eternal decks and other graveyard threats.

Thanks everyone, any help/suggestions would be much appreciated :D

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Comments

RedMan929 says... #1

Fatal Push to deal with early threats if you can get the card. Otherwise, looks pretty good. I forgot Nightmare was in Standard!

September 12, 2017 8:34 p.m.

Aaerys says... #2

Haha I thought so but its a bit expensive for now, I'll maybeboard it :p

September 13, 2017 11:33 a.m.

hullos says... #3

When ixalan comes out you could use Walk the Planki belive that it might be cheep

September 15, 2017 12:26 p.m.

mhaywood03 says... #4

Liliana, Death's Majesty > then that liliana. Also probably replace Nightmare with Demon of Dark Schemes more consistent and does something when it enters which is very important as a 6 drop

September 16, 2017 12:23 a.m.

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Legality

This deck is Standard legal.

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 3.33
Folders Constructed (Main)
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