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pie chart At the brink of death [Budget]

Standard Combo W/B (Orzhov)



Undying/Blinking deck for maximum irritation.

Some examples:

Cloudshifting Fiend Hunter for last minute creature control, Undying Evil on Fiend Hunter too to sac for Demonlord of Ashmouth or even flashing Unburial Rites to summon Typhoid Rats . Emancipation Angel would be used to return creatures with Undying so that can urm, die again. So the 3 major win-con cards are Cloudshift, Unburial Rites and Undying Evil since they trigger the ETB abilities of the creatures in the deck.



I like this so much it inspired to make one similar but not as budget, though still not too pricey. deck:angels-vs-demons-1. Also wondering the reason for Barter in Blood over Bone Splinters ? or is it just a kill more of his creatures (even if they have indestructible) thing?

August 2, 2012 4:09 a.m.

rushtowait says... #2

Barter in Blood is more for anti-hexproofing I guess. And since there's Fiend Hunter for me to keep my important creatures from getting sacrificed, it's a pretty decent card I'd say.

August 2, 2012 4:18 a.m.

Cool, makes sense.

August 2, 2012 4:21 a.m.

graft says... #4

A few people actually run Sigarda, Host of Herons , so you may want to consider adding some kind of clone effect to get rid of her (Clone , Phyrexian Metamorph , Phantasmal Image , Evil Twin , Cryptoplasm , etc). Clones also interact favorably when they copy undying dudes.

August 2, 2012 11:31 a.m.

Quicky says... #5

Now tell us, what it does!

Granted it looks cool. especially given that i love the very idea of a budget deck.

August 2, 2012 2:25 p.m.

rushtowait says... #6

Well, it's a control deck mostly so it's kinda hard to have a specific win-con or specific way on how it runs but I include a short description, hope it clear things up.

As for Sigarda, Host of Herons , I guess that only answer to her for this deck currently is to just ramp her in the face with Demonlord of Ashmouth or a nibble from Typhoid Rats :D (that's why I like Unburial Rites ... dat flashback )

August 2, 2012 9:04 p.m.

Vogie says... #7

I'm not a huge fan of the typhoid rats. They don't really work with the blink/bounce thing now that damage doesn't use the stack - I'd prefer something like Ravenous rats. Then again, the only 1 drop with a ETB ability is the less-than-sexy Cathedral Sanctifier . It's not really a control deck (you only have 8 removal spells + Fiend Hunter s), but I really see it as an aggro deck with a lot of synergy and mini-combos.

If you want to add more cards, I'd say dropping the Unburial Rites and Demonlord to 3-ofs. Gravecrawler s would be fantastic in this deck, but a full playset would take this out of budget territory. Otherwise, it looks really good. Good luck!

August 5, 2012 9:21 p.m.

rushtowait says... #8

Or maybe Black Cat ? =o

August 5, 2012 10:21 p.m.

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This deck is Standard legal.

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Avg. CMC 2.45
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