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Gisa the Mad Ghoulcaller of Gavony

Commander / EDH Budget Mono-Black Tokens Tribal Zombie



this is my take on zombie tribal. im wanting to make people sacrifice creatures while i continue to make hoards of undead zombies. since people will be losing creatures there are a couple of ways for me get some things from peoples graveyards.


Phyrexian Altar + Gravecrawler + Diregraf Colossus = infinite tokens and black mana.



xXvampireXx says... #1

no Contamination or Necropotence? those cards a bombs i play in my Gisa deck!!

June 6, 2016 10:14 p.m.

cgoober says... #2

The first deck that had a definite theme I ever built years and years ago featured Zombie Master. I still remember opening the package. Pretty good deck at the time too.

June 8, 2016 1:56 p.m.

Thorkell says... #3

Add Beseech the Queen as a budget tutor.

June 8, 2016 2:31 p.m.

chubba says... #4

xXvampireXx i have a Necropotence but for some reason i dont feel like it fits the deck? now Contamination on the other hand, this is something.

cgoober thanks for the upvote!

Thorkell thanks for the recommendation!

June 9, 2016 1:11 a.m.

RicketyEng says... #5

I also have Zombie tribal going on in my Liliana, Heretical Healer  Flip deck, The Lovely Ladies. It also focuses on discarding, but it did get several upgrades from SOI which you might be interested in.

June 17, 2016 11:15 a.m.

obitus says... #6

I built her with a bit more control than you have here. You have a lot of bigger creatures, while I focused on the rate that she can produce zombies.

If you get bored of your current build, you can trim the good stuff and add in copying effects, untap, and more control like Grave Pact. I have to actually update my own build.

I would wait for the new set to come out, you might get some hidden gems.

June 17, 2016 11:10 p.m.

PartyJ says... #7

My suggestions would be :

For obvious reasons :) It also depends on how tribal/flavourwise you wish to play it. Seems you are already pretty secured.

Have fun and +1 from me :)

June 18, 2016 noon

chubba says... #8

thanks for the recommendations PartyJ!

June 25, 2016 10:08 a.m.

Lanzo493 says... #9

You are missing one the of the best cards in a Gisa deck: Gravespawn Sovereign. Also, that new zombie Cryptbreaker is good in decks that spew lots of zombies. Two favorites of mine in my own Gisa deck are Grafted Wargear and Fallen Ideal. The former gets you free zombies, and the latter lets you double your zombies every turn while being difficult to remove and functioning as a wincon because it gives flying. My last suggestion: Skullclamp. Honestly, why not run it?

July 6, 2016 3:41 p.m.

Wombatz says... #10

Relentless Dead is a must do.

July 10, 2016 6:09 p.m.

Daedalus19876 says... #11

Looking at cards from Eldritch Moon, Cryptbreaker is the big addition, obviously. But Collective Brutality, Dark Salvation, Graf Harvest, and Liliana, the Last Hope seem like good choices!

Also, Carnival of Pain is always an interesting choice for Gisa decks.

July 10, 2016 6:14 p.m.

lizgaa2410 says... #12

You already run Liliana Vess to force players to discard, and you obviously put a lot of your opponents' things in the graveyards. Adding Liliana, Heretical Healer to increase discarding potential and a Geth, Lord of the Vault to take advantage of the full graveyards might be a fun choice. I run him in both my Grixis Zombie Tribal deck and my Dimir Mill deck and it's a great time.

Out of curiosity, why did you decide against Diregraf Colossus for the deck?

July 12, 2016 2:25 a.m.

Wizno says... #13

Ghoulcaller Gisa was my first EDH deck and this looks like an amazing build for her! Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Living Death/Living End, and like many others I would also suggest Diregraf Colossus, Dark Salvation, and Noosegraf Mob for consideration.

August 13, 2016 1:50 p.m.

Wizno says... #14

Oh and Entomb and Buried Alive are some of my favorite tutors. Also, Scourge of Nel Toth can get stupid good with Gisa.

August 13, 2016 1:52 p.m.

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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.05
Tokens 0/0 Germ, 2/2 Zombie, 1/1 Human Cleric
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