"So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein."
-- Psalm 104:25-26

I've been meaning to make a sort-of tribal for sea serpents and leviathans for a while now, they're some of my favourite creature types. Technically Slinn Voda lends himself to Merfolk, Kraken, and a host of other creatures, too; this deck is more of a personal indulgence than a competitive effort.

In its first iteration, my serpent/leviathan tribal was built before the release of the Dominaria set; lacking a legendary Leviathan to use as a commander, it used to be Simic, with Thrasios, Triton Hero as a placeholder commander. Truth be told, with the considerable casting costs of the creatures, the splash of green did wonders for ramping, but I'm a stubborn beast; if there's a legendary leviathan, it had to be the commander of this deck.

Not that this deck isn't without its ways of speeding things up a little, though. There's the obvious mana rocks and Sea Scryer , but Sapphire Medallion and Kefnet's Monument lower casting costs, and then you've always got things like the more obvious Quest for Ula's Temple and Planar Bridge -- as well as the often unexpected High Tide , which can go a long way, even in late game.

The strategy for this one isn't terribly complicated -- get your serpents out, and get them attacking opponents directly using spells that tap, knock back, or return to hand enemy blockers. Draw a lot of cards. The deck is light on counterspells (though it does have them); this is a blue deck that brute-forces a lot, which isn't usually in blue's wheelhouse. Still fun when it works, though.


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64% Casual

36% Competitive

Date added 1 year
Last updated 1 month

This deck is not Commander / EDH legal.

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Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.37
Tokens 2/2 Boar, Jace, 2/2 Manifest
Folders Uncategorized, Gimmik decks, Updated
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