Some of the most inconspicuous artifacts can have game breaking synergies when combined with others. A small sample of the degenerate things you can do with this deck can be found below. Suggestions on how to tune this deck even further are appreciated.


Caltrops + Sydri, Galvanic Genius = Any attackers without indestructible immediately die. Sydri turns Caltrops into a 3/3 with lifelink and deathtouch. Both keywords trigger when damage is dealt and you know the rest.

Sydri, Galvanic Genius + Voltaic Construct + Thran Dynamo = Infinite colorless mana. Animate Dynamo, tap it for 3 colorless, use 2 of it to untap with Construct's ability, wash rinse repeat for infinite colorless. Replace Dynamo with Gilded Lotus to produce infinite colored mana.

Sydri, Galvanic Genius + Mycosynth Lattice + Dross Scorpion = Infinite Land Destruction. While Dross Scorpion and Mycosynth Lattice are out, tap a land that produces blue, animate an opponent's land into a 0/0 that immediately dies, Dross Scorpion will see an artifact go to the graveyard, therefore untapping the blue land you spent to animate the land. Wash, rinse, and repeat until all lands aside from yours are destroyed.

Thopter Foundry + Sword of the Meek + Krark-Clan Ironworks = Infinite Life and Colorless Mana. Step 1) Sac Sword to the Foundry, producing 1 life and a thopter token. Step 2) Sword comes back equipped to the thopter. Step 3) Feed the thopter to ironworks producing 2 mana. Step 4) Use one of the colorless to feed the sword to the foundry, repeating the cycle.

Sharuum the Hegemon + Phyrexian Metamorph/Sculpting Steel + Disciple of the Vault = Infinite Life loss. Start by having Sharuum and Disciple on the field, then play Sculpting Steel or Phyrexian Metamorph copying Sharuum, put the legend rule on the stack, sacrifice original Sharuum, use the copy's ability to recur the original, sacrifice the copy, repeat till you win.

Rings of Brighthearth + Basalt Monolith = Infinite colorless mana. As Snickles@EDH_only graciously pointed out, my understanding of the interactions that go into this combo was flawed, so in their words, this is how the combo goes off:

1) tap Basalt Monolith for 3

2) use the 3 to activate the untap abiltiy of said monolith

3) respond to the activation of the untap by paying 2 for Rings of Brighthearth to activate the untapping a 2nd time.

4) let the rings' untap trigger resolve

5) respond to the original untap activation (which would do nothing, as untaping an untapped permanent has no effect), you tap the monolith for 3, then let the original resolve.

6) go to step 1

Nets 1 colorless mana per cycle (provided you have the 2 cards, and 2 mana to spare before you start.)

Pili-Pala + Grand Architect = Infinite Coloured Mana. Use Architect's ability to turn Pili-Pala blue, tap it for two colorless, untap it with its own ability producing whatever color is needed.

Infinite Colored Mana combo + Staff of Domination = Infinite Life and Cards. Combo is pretty straightforward.

Walking Ballista + Infinite Mana Combo = Infinite Damage. Use an infinite mana combo to cast Walking Ballista for 1000 (just an example), then unload until all opponents or creatures are dead. Add Sydri, Galvanic Genius for some extra kick.

Darksteel Forge + Mycosynth Lattice + Nevinyrral's Disk = Blow Up Everything But Your Stuff. You have indestructible artifacts, they don't. Nuff said.

Sydri, Galvanic Genius + Aetherflux Reservoir = Dome All Opponents To Death. Once you have 50+ life, use both of Sydri, Galvanic Genius's abilities to give Aetherflux Reservoir lifelink and deathtouch, then proceed to kill everyone.

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Yawgmoth73 says... #1

Another evil combo that I use when I am ahead in order to lock the game in my favor is Mycosynth Lattice + Null Rod, this is especially even more disgusting when you have things out like The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale or any pillow fort effect like Ghostly Prison.

June 4, 2017 9:24 p.m.

cmsrDPM says... #2

Liquimetal Coating? Melt all their lands.

June 23, 2017 11:40 a.m.

TheTindell179 says... #3

cmsrDPM: Mycosynth Lattice does the same job more efficiently.

June 23, 2017 11:47 a.m.

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