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Black Water - Korlash $40 Budget Voltron

Commander / EDH Artifact Budget Mono-Black Voltron Zombie




The #1 Korlash deck on TappedOut!


With regeneration, Korlash is really hard to get rid of once he hits the table so going for commander damage is the obvious play. If he gets stolen, Drana, Kalastria Bloodchief, Nightmare, and Squelching Leeches are your backup options. My playgroup bought each other $40 commander decks and this was my choice to give to my friend.

In my ongoing endeavor to bring frugality to Commander, each card in this deck is under $2 and the whole deck is under $40 (not including the commander). If you like what you see, UPVOTE! or you can check out all my other $40 budget decks. If you see some areas of improvement, let me know what you'd change. Just make sure all suggested cards are under $2.

Step 2 = Play equipment

Step 3 = Swing away

1) Commander damage

2) Big damage from pseudo-commanders

3) Big damage from Gray Merchant of Asphodel, Exsanguinate or Pestilence (if you're ahead on life)

Feel free to make suggest your favorite upgrade cards to add:

Card Draw: Necropotence, Phyrexian Arena, Yawgmoth's Will

Equipment: Batterskull, Champion's Helm, Darksteel Plate, Lightning Greaves, Quietus Spike, Sword of Body and Mind, Sword of Feast and Famine, Sword of Fire and Ice , Sword of Light and Shadow , Sword of War and Peace, Sword of the Animist, Umezawa's Jitte

Ramp: Cabal Coffers, Crypt Ghast, Liliana of the Dark Realms, Nirkana Revenant, Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx, Sol Ring

Utility: Beseech the Queen, Cryptbreaker, Dark Salvation , Demonic Tutor, Diregraf Colossus, Expedition Map, Liliana Vess, Phyrexian Altar, Phyrexian Tower, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Vampiric Tutor, Volrath's Stronghold

I love the challenge of building really cheap decks. This is how the majority of my real life decks start out and then I improve them over time.


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