“With Friends Like These...” is a XLN-WAR standard deck that curves impactful Grixis spells into midgame utility walkers, with a handful of powerful finishers. Half control deck and half Superfriends, the goal is to build up a cadre of utility walkers and then windmill slam Sarkhan the Masterless for an Alpha swing. If that fails, you can always use one of the various Nicky-B cards ( Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God or Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  ) to grind your opponent out, or turn traitor with Liliana, Dreadhorde General . This deck is featured on Season 2, Episode 1 of the Clever Combo podcast. Tune in for a lively discussion on the merits of Sarkhan making everyone into flying Gideons.


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Date added 5 months
Last updated 5 months
Exclude colors WG

This deck is Standard legal.

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 3.67
Tokens 1/1 Servo, 0/0 Zombie Army, 1/1 Spirit, 2/2 Zombie, 6/6 Dragon, 2/2 Manifest
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-3 Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God main
+3 Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God main