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Substitute Beast Within for Naturalize. You already have creature removal with black, so all you need to support it is artifact and enchantment removal. Also, if you're running Sheoldred and Moldgraf, you probably want a larger creature base. I would also reverse your balance of distress Vs. Despise. Two black is often hard in early game, I'd say two distress, four despise and side the other two distress for artifact or enchantment heavy decks.
Surgical Extraction and Memoricide might also be good. You'll know what is in their hand from Distress and Despise, so you'll know what card to name. Memoricide can completely dismantle a variety of combo decks.
I think Strangleroot Geist should get cut. It's a great card, but here's my reasoning: The deck is 90% black, but he costs GG. Early in the game, while your opponent still has a full hand, you're going to want to be using Despise, Distress (and possibly Appetite for Brains) - but those all require black mana, not green. So on turn 1 and 2 you're going to have to make a choice: do I play forests or swamps? I think the Geist will often end up coming out on turn 3 or 4.
Actually, ANY creature you play would end up coming out that late, but the thing is that you'll have more mana and you could play a better creature). And the mana you will have should be mostly black.
Beast Within can also out a land. I'd switch the mainboard to run Beast Within. Against many decks Naturalize would be a dead draw, where as even if the opponent doesn't have any tasty artifacts, enchantments, or planeswalkers on the field, just bomb one of their lands instead.
|Date added||1 year|
|Last updated||1 year|
|Legal formats||Extended, Legacy, Vintage, Commander / EDH, Modern|
|Illegal cards||Despise , Distress , Grave Titan , Life's Finale , Glissa, the Traitor , Sheoldred, Whispering One , Ratchet Bomb , Birds of Paradise , Painful Quandary , Solemn Simulacrum|