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So this Deck started as Mono-Black and has now evolved into a Golgari beast thing :D
It all started when I pulled 2 Vraska the Unseen one at a prerelease and the other on launch day for Return to Ravnica. The only thing I was worried about was I really didn't want to splash in blue to make her assassins unblockable if I didn't have to.
But that idea has since changed... Leaving me where I am at now!
I am thinking about main boarding Stab Wound for an alternate win-con but I am unsure of what to move to the side board for it.
Any any and all thoughts are more than welcome!
So I have moved a couple cards out and placed Blood Artist back in here. Seems to work out really well for me this way. Thoughts and suggestions are welcome!
Thank you to all that have given me suggestions to make this deck what it is! With out all of you I don't think it would work half as well as it does!
So I am thinking about taking this to the RETURN TO RAVNICA Game Day this Sunday! Any suggestions on what to add/subtract in before I take it??? Every suggestion is considered and play tested before it's added or not.
Thanks to everyone that's helped so far on making this deck the beast that it is! :D
Thank you sir!
I will try working some of those cards in and see what happens! Thanks for the suggestions! :D
I have forgotten about Strangleroot Geist ! GREAT IDEA! I am sad to see Desecration Demon go... though I may just move him to the Sideboard for meow... or even switch Boneyard Wurm to the side in favor of Desecration Demon ... I don't know :P He's too cool!
I'm so sleepy I'm not thinking straight. I will give it another look over once when I'm more awake :D
Slitherhead runs so well with Lotleth Troll that its tough to see you run Diregraf Ghoul instead. and i personally have to agree with CrimsonKing Golgari Charm is amazing not only does it double as potential extra Killing Wave s with all the 1/1's out there but it can regenerate your creatures in the face of unstoppable boardwipes like Supreme Verdict
Liliana of the Dark Realms is a very good planeswalker! A lot better than Vraska the Unseen in my opinion. She nets you card advantage, can pump a creature or remove one and her ultimate is sweeeeeet.
I agree about Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord ... He helped out once while play testing with one of my friends. He blocked all my creatures leaving him at 3, used Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord to sac one of mine for the win. But I think he may be moved out.
So this is what I was thinking so far.
Liliana of the Dark Realms is actually very helpful, just not in this deck. Try the Liliana of the Veil . As for Vraska the Unseen is beyond horrible. Too slow to play in this day and age. Plus 1 is useless, especially against Selesnya decks, minus 3 will probably never be used for the people who use it are too enveloped by her "ultimate", and her ultimate is nice, yes, but have fun trying to actually use them. I have seen multiple people use Vraska, get her to 7, kill her off with her ult, and feel all high and mighty until all her tokens get washed off the board, blocked, or just killed off with burn.'Sup, Flames of the Firebrand ?
Hmmm.... I agree with you that Vraska the Unseen is a pretty slow play card. however I do enjoy the fact that when she ETB I can just do her -3 and kill off Jace, Architect of Thought or any other high costing permanent that Abrupt Decay can't touch.
However I am really liking the idea of swapping in Liliana of the Veil . I will see if I can get my hands on one then go from there! Thanks for the suggestion! :D
I am totally down for adding in Liliana of the Veil ! Funny story tho... In the hopes of pulling one yesterday... 2 friends and I went to buy some packs from our "not so" local shop. Each of us buying 7 packs of Innistrad, and each of us pulled a different Mythic out of these packs. I thought that luck would be with me and I would pull a Liliana of the Veil ... But oh no that was my friend... the other one pulled a Past in Flames (HAHA) while I got another Garruk Relentless Flip D': Sad day for me and my other friend at least.
I will try and get my hands on at least one tho and see how she works! Thanks for all the help so far everyone!
So, I may be missing something- I skimmed the comments and the description. You were using card:Rogue's Passage to make Vraska's Assassin tokens unblockable. That card is no longer in the mainboard. How about Korozda Guildmage ? Intimidate isn't perfect, but it might work. If you need more kill to be sure, try Murder . Honestly. murder's not a good spell, but it fits into your mana color distribution easily.
@knownasnieves Thanks for your thoughts! I had thought about adding Corpsejack Menace in the beginning... Cause really who doesn't want extra counters! >:D But I decided against him in favor of Disciple of Bolas for card draw. Plus he works great with card:Geralf's Messenger on the field! As for Treasured Find that is sideboarded just for the fact that I would rather run removal, and yes there are times that I lose one of my spells or a planeswalker but I get to dig down for more mana or creatures which help even more!
@UlamogsGyreYou spotted my mistake! I did for get to put an update on here about subtracting my card:Rogue's Passage... That was my bad... I have come to find my original plan for this deck doesn't work so well with some of the people I have been facing. I would use Vraska the Unseen s -3 right off the bat instead of pumping her up for her ultimate. All so I can rid of something my Abrupt Decay and/or Tragic Slip can't touch :P
Korozda Guildmage isn't a half bad idea! I will toy around with seeing what I could add/subtract for it... If I try and the tokens out that is.
Murder is meh yes I agree... that extra Swamp kills me! Ultimate Price is kinda cool (still a little meh tho)... Go for the Throat I felt was best! (tho not standard anymore D':) I think that Tragic Slip & Abrupt Decay helps out quite a bit... I was thinking about making them a 4 of but then I'd have to subtract out some creatures and I'm so far liking where I'm at.
Thanks for your suggestions and for catching my missed update! :D
I have been using this deck at my FNM and doing decnetly enough. Some of the changes I made included adding more land up to 23, I use Rancor instead of Slitherhead . i also put Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord in there and 2 Knight of Infamy to replace the discples and killing wave.
@Maffa I'm glad this style works for you! That's some good suggestions! I don't really get to use Disciple of Bolas as much as I'd like and taking out Slitherhead for Rancor is pretty smooth! Thanks for the suggestions! I was planning on changing this up a little bit already but you have given me some more things to think about!
hahahaha oh man army of darkness quote NICE. Your deck seems to flow well with sacrificial effects and you seem to have a fair amount of guys with undying. Perhaps a personal favorite of mine card:Altar's Reap could serve you better than Sign in Blood if you are using the card for personal draw. It could help activate your undying and put guys in your graveyard to help aid Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord , work with Blood Artist and help beef up Tragic Slip