Budget version from my Built From Scratch Upgrade.

Without foil and promo cards, more close to the original preconstructed "BUILT FROM SCRATCH" (Commander2014 Edition / Commander Anthology Volume 2)

Daretti's first & second ability are actually 2 function combined.

  • +2 Discard / Draw Cards

  • -2 Sacrifice / Reanimate Artifact

So I'm focus on both of them and ETB value.

His second ability, exchanging artifacts also can cheat the cost.

A best opening hand is 2~3 lands with 1~2 manarocks, and some good quality artifact.

Cast mana rock, and discard high cmc artifacts, lands, or something you don't need immediately.

Play land after Daretti's discard & draw. Your lands can be reuse in graveyard by Crucible of Worlds .

Defense your CMDR are not for the ultimate, but for the discard / card draw engine mainly.

When you hit some other cards can do the discard & draw thing. Now you can break the pattern, use Daretti's reanimate and surprise!

Alhammarret's Archive

  • Best card it is. Make +2 draw 2 more cards, or pair with Panharmonicon make ETB draw 4 times the original quantity.

Chandra, Flamecaller

  • Flexible card are always good.

Glint-Horn Buccaneer

  • Oh, now your discard are "hot"!

Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion

  • If you had him in your opening hands, cast him before CMDR.

Quicksmith Genius

Squee, Goblin Nabob

  • Always make you discard one less. Also can be use to defense occasionally.


Sandstone Oracle

  • Usually dump into graveyard first.

Faithless Looting

  • Needless to say.

Fateful Showdown

  • Instant, also burn.

BTW Reliquary Tower & Thought Vessel aren't suitable with this deck, when you discard right card in graveyard can get more advantage.

Blasphemous Act

  • One mana wrath, cool.

Chandra, Flamecaller

  • Flexible. ;)

Nevinyrral's Disk

Chain Reaction

  • Cheap wrath.


  • Instant, nice!

Glacial Crevasses

Mystifying Maze

Vandalblast , Scrap Mastery

  • only wipe out artifacts, so gonna do with combo.

"Burn it. Burn it all. Burn the ashes. Burn the guilty. Burn the righteous."—Daretti, Ingenious Iconoclast

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