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Lotleth Gravebeats

Standard* BG (Golgari)



Creature-heavy deck designed for fast Lotleth Troll shenanigans.



BLEATH says... #1

Maybe splash in blue for a Laboratory Maniac and some skaabs?

September 9, 2012 7:53 p.m.

Long_Con says... #2

Oh shit, Skaabs!! I don't want to be counting on the Maniac, but I am DEFINITELY going to look into blue! After all, this is Ravnica, home of colour-fixing! Thanks for the idea, I LOVE Skaab Ruinator !

September 9, 2012 9:24 p.m.

BLEATH says... #3

Well, as you posted on another loleth deck, thats another deck idea. with Skaab Ruinator , youll be getting rid of the creatures to make your wurm and such bigger. i meant like, armored skaab, or the ones that made you self mill.

September 9, 2012 10:45 p.m.

Long_Con says... #4

Yes, I see! Self-mill works with a lot of this deck, hmm...it doesn't work that well with the Troll though. It doesn't really HURT his ideal conditions, but it doesn't give me creatures to discard either.

Self-mill would work with Gravecrawler , Veilborn Ghoul , Kessig Cagebreakers , Grim Flowering , Creeping Renaissance ... tough to splash blue at this point though. I think I'm going to have to build ANOTHER deck to try out the self-mill Skaabs. Is there a limit to how many decks you can build without a Premium Membership??

Anyways, please have a look at the deck you unintentionally inspired: Ruinator-Troll!!

September 10, 2012 9:37 a.m.

Long_Con says... #5

So I am trying it... I now have two Armored Skaab s in. And 2 Havengul Lich es too!! It would be awesome to get them going with this deck!

September 10, 2012 9:24 p.m.

Tybalt says... #6

Jarad is a good idea for this deck just sayin

September 15, 2012 2:48 a.m.

BUfels says... #7

I really don't feel like Blue strengthens this deck enough at the moment to justify adding it.

Should really have Jarad!

September 17, 2012 5:13 p.m.

Long_Con says... #8

Jarad and the Lotleth Troll have an anti-synergy in a way... true, the Trolol fills up the graveyard which pumps Jarad, but when the creatures are dumping straight from your hand to the GY, then Jarad has no chance to sacrifice them, which is his greatest ability IMO.

This deck is one that I made after realizing that clash of abilities... I have a deck designed for Jarad-style fun: Corpsejackers

You might be right about the blue, BUfels, and it might come out, but I want to playtest for a bit first, and see. Filling up my graveyard with creatures via the Troll only to cast them with the Lich seems fun to me!

September 17, 2012 5:51 p.m.

Tybalt says... #9

Just test it out with jarad, i bet it will work beautifully

September 17, 2012 10:53 p.m.

Tybalt says... #10

Just test it out with jarad, i bet it will work beautifully

September 17, 2012 10:53 p.m.

Long_Con says... #11

Jarad was originally in the deck, and testing is what made me take him out.

September 18, 2012 7:57 a.m.

Tybalt says... #12

Boneyard wurm then

October 8, 2012 8:52 a.m.

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This deck is Standard legal.

Cards 59
Avg. CMC 3.44
Tokens 2/2 Wolf
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