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Control a Planet Sized Creature Today with Golgari

Standard* BG (Golgari) Counters



This deck is all about counters, though it takes a while to get going, with Corpsejack Menace, Wild Beastmaster, and Death's Presence on the field, it is possible for creatures to hit +50/+50 easily. What you do is have something like Dreg Mangler attack with the three cards mentioned earlier, it dies, +6/+6 on Wild Beastmaster, scavenge, Wild BM now is a 13/13. Attack with it and something like Deadbridge Goliath cast Murder on it, Wild BM just got +17/+17 from Deaths Presence and double that, Wild BM is now 47/47 and can spread it around. Scavenge Deadbridge Goliath, Wild BM is now a 57/57. Now watch as you destroy their anus. The HUGE downside is that it takes about 6-8 turns to get going. So I was planning on using it in 2-Headed Giant with a deck that is really stally like a Token Lifegain deck or something. Suggestions?



dominicd says... #1

January 13, 2013 2:35 p.m.

xephslayer says... #2

Thanks man, really love Essence Harvest, but what do i take out?

January 13, 2013 2:40 p.m.

Lafolie says... #3

Terrus Wurm is probably a good card to replace :)

January 13, 2013 2:45 p.m.

dominicd says... #4

Definitely, Terrus Wurm can be cut. Also, 4x card:Death's Presence is a lot. It will end up clogging your hand.

Also, it looks like you are putting a lot of energy into mana ramping via Farseek etc, which I think is good. Grisly Salvage is a version of this which works extremely well with Golgari (particularly Deathrite Shaman ).

I've been playing a Golgari deck in standard since September. You can see it here: deck:golgari-air-attack

January 13, 2013 3:19 p.m.

10vernothin says... #5

Mulch too is good.

January 13, 2013 3:25 p.m.

xephslayer says... #6

Sorry about the slow response everyone! Ok, so I was reading the suggestions, and it seems like everyone is suggesting i do the traditional Golgari dance and mill myself while i scavenge everything. See this deck like having things die on the battlefield, not just hitting the graveyard. So the Mulch, Grisly Salvage, and Deathrite Shaman would work normally, but this needs things to see things die. Also hence the Grave Betrayal. Sooooo, I'm probably going to add this deck to the counters hub. But thanks for the help anyways!

On a side note, with the cards I currently have from packs, not including shock lands, the deck is only $10!

January 13, 2013 10:29 p.m.

BlackbirdAV8 says... #7

What about a couple Lotleth Troll? I know it makes creatures skip the battlefield part but if he is boosted up, with trample, cheap regenerate ability and all for only a swamp and forest, he is a great card to have.

March 19, 2013 7:42 p.m.

xephslayer says... #8

I was actually thinking about making a side board for this deck because it is SUPER SLOW but SUPER FUN. But yes, if I were going to actually play this deck in a competitive setting, it would look much different.

I will make a side board for cards i will use if i decide to play this a FNM.

March 19, 2013 8:40 p.m.

AngelicCookies says... #9

If you use Lotleth Troll, you could run a copy of Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord for the combo and maybe a Jarad's Orders. Jarad's Orders, in this deck, is almost like flashback Increasing Ambition and it's won me quite a few games with my own Golgari deck.

March 20, 2013 1:10 a.m.

BlackbirdAV8 says... #10

I'd take 1 Swamp out and add another Forest, since your deck is slightly more on the forest side.

March 20, 2013 1:41 a.m.

Talmanes says... #11

One of my friends plays with a similar concept to this and uses Arbor Elf over Farseek . It does pretty well as a 1st turn mana ramp and he loves making people cry with Increasing Savagery and Corpsejack Menace on a Vampire Nighthawk .

April 13, 2013 12:41 p.m.

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This deck is not Standard legal.

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Illegal cards Murder , Woodland Cemetery , Ranger's Path , Increasing Savagery , Essence Harvest , Farseek , Victim of Night
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