Uses Treasure Hunt to draw a ton of lands which can be discarded to Zombie Infestation to make an army of Zombies. An important thing to remember is not to play a land until after you cast Treasure Hunt unless you already have a Reliquary Tower on the field. You want to be able to discard the lands on your opponent's end step so that they can't use any boardwipes. Contested War Zone makes sure you can get in for lethal in one swing. The deck can also be played with Seismic Assault.
Love this! gonna put it together and confuse the guys next play night
March 28, 2013 5:13 p.m.
March 28, 2013 5:15 p.m.
You want 4 Hunts and 1 Zombie infestation. You have an 86% chance of getting at least one Hunt that way if you are willing to mulligan down to one card, and you should be. Hitting an Infestation too soon kills you unless you have another Hunt in hand, which is unlikely.
Chance of not getting a Hunt in in each hand:
(56 * 55 * 54 * 53 * 52 * 51 * 50) / (60 * 59 * 58 * 57 * 56 * 55 * 54) = .6005
(56 * 55 * 54 * 53 * 52 * 51) / (60 * 59 * 58 * 57 * 56 * 55) = .6485
(56 * 55 * 54 * 53 * 52) / (60 * 59 * 58 * 57 * 56) = .6994
(56 * 55 * 54 * 53 ) / (60 * 59 * 58 * 57) = .7532
(56 * 55 * 54 ) / (60 * 59 * 58) = .81
(56 * 55) / (60 * 59) = .87
(56) / (60) = .9333
Chance of not getting a hunt after all mulligans:
.6005 * .6485 * .6994 * .7532 * . 81 * .87 * .9333 = 0.13492252768
Chance of getting a hunt total:
1 - 0.13492252768 = .865
March 29, 2013 11:08 a.m.
I had to try this deck. I can't stop using it. And sideboard tech is hilarious - add more zombie infestations if they try to stop you!
A deck you can mull to 1 with. Amazing.
June 18, 2013 8:22 p.m.
Something i would add to this deck would be Psychic Spiral as a secondary win-con if you just go ham discarding and it runs to late game, it could help out a lot
June 25, 2013 10:16 p.m.
June 26, 2013 9:57 a.m.
June 27, 2013 3:17 p.m.
No need for mountains/Anger. Bring in zombies Opponent's EOT. If anything, add Boseiju(s) so your spells are uncounterable. Also, whipflare is sorcery. You bring in zombies at your Opponent's EOT, avoiding sorceries and your zombies effectively have haste.
June 28, 2013 9:54 p.m.
Getting back into MTG after many years (2009). Playing around with this deck on MTGO.
What I think this deck is missing is a way to send lands and other cards from graveyard to our hand. It would be great if the card was also a land which would not trigger the end to the treasure hunt.
Does such a card exist?
July 21, 2013 10:35 p.m.
July 31, 2013 2:02 p.m.
Awesome deck, +1. danth I ran the Seismic Assault version of this deck, and used the ability transmute to make more consistent Treasure Hunt draws, but for some reason it didn't occur to me to keep mullies until I hit it, so thanks for the solid advice.
November 11, 2013 10:50 p.m.
I'm taking out an Island and a Swamp, and replacing them with two Undead Alchemist s. What do you think of that?
June 14, 2014 11:36 a.m.
This is older but 4x Serum Powder would be great in this deck
June 15, 2014 4:57 a.m.
Loved this so much I bought it as soon as I saw it. +1 for you good sir!
July 20, 2014 6:04 a.m.
August 26, 2014 1:32 a.m.
This seems extremely susceptible to control decks. All they have to do is counter either of the combo cards and you're done. Any suggestions?
October 2, 2014 12:54 a.m.
Boseiju, Who Shelters All vs. control. Should be a 4-of in the mainboard, anyway. Just wait for them to tap out to play your first Treasure Hunt and then hopefully draw a Boseiju to play Zombie Infestation.
October 15, 2014 8:06 p.m.
Cast Treasure Hunt to get the Zombie Infestation on field and drop your hand. Then you can sack all the lands in play, except a Tower and an Island, to the Orb and Elixir everything back in. Have another Treasure Hunt and start over with the Infestation on field.
October 26, 2014 10:25 p.m.
@killvolume Boseiju only protects instants and sorceries
November 13, 2014 5:37 a.m.
Very similar to my The Shortest Deck List on the Face of the Earth, but probably better.
February 15, 2015 12:10 a.m.
Haha, it's actually really fun to play. I only take it when our group plays casually, and I only ever play it against new guys that haven't seen it before. It's usually a good laugh.
February 15, 2015 8:30 a.m.
March 3, 2015 10:11 p.m.
This is the most amazing fucking thing I have ever seen.
My opponent was very angry piloting his tier 1 abzan deck... and he ate 16 zombies.
You guys rock
April 29, 2015 8:56 a.m.
Literally seeing how cheap I can get this for as we speak
May 15, 2015 11:11 p.m.
Purchased for less than 10. Time to go to a PPTQ with it :)