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Mono black deckbuilder's toolbox

Modern* Mono-Black Netdeck


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I see a lot of people throwing together mono black builds using a ton of stuff, and I keep finding myself making suggestions, so I decided to put together a deckbuilders toolbox for mono black builders like myself. I'll tidy it up and flesh it out as time passes. I've probably missed a heap of stuff- feel free to comment.



Penthoplayer says... #1

Necropotence and Griselbrand would be good to add to this, depending on format.

October 9, 2016 12:09 p.m.

lagotripha says... #2

Nice shouts Penthoplayer, this is intended for modern- I don't feel confident in my understanding of the less restricted formats to reccomend cards that aren't big names. Missed Griselbrand cause I was basing this on my own mono-black tinkering, and I haven't seen much that can consistantly power him out. black devotion might make it, but a few night's whisper/sign in blood has usually worked better. I guess there might be some reanimator lists that can make it work.

October 9, 2016 1:25 p.m.

Gattison says... #3

Nice resource. I'm gonna add this to my Obscure List of Obscure Lists, if you don't mind.

Thanks for making this. =)

November 5, 2016 8:52 p.m.

Tlipoch says... #4

I think that Scarscale Ritual is a underrated card: draw 2 at cc2 and can reset the Undying ability.

January 29, 2017 9:17 a.m.

lagotripha says... #5

Interesting choice for when Night's Whisper isn't better- I'd feel more comfortable including it in a U/B list which suffered mana problems but it could have a place so I'll add it. something with Black Sun's Zenith/Everlasting Torment/Necroskitter I guess.

January 29, 2017 5:18 p.m.

gabrielguieiro says... #6

Nice list! My 2 cents:

Shizo, Death's Storehouse. A swamp with benefits.

Lost Legacy. Nice combo break.

February 6, 2017 9:09 a.m.

lagotripha says... #7

Thanks for the shouts!

February 7, 2017 4:34 p.m.

Darth_Savage says... #8

Street Wraith and Crypt of Agadeem might be worth adding.

March 16, 2017 9 a.m.

lagotripha says... #9

I can't quite believe I missed them- I'm updating it now, and wondering about devotion/unearth deck viability.

March 16, 2017 10:17 a.m.

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+1 Lost Legacy main
+1 Shizo, Death's Storehouse main
+1 Crypt of Agadeem main
+1 Street Wraith main
-1 Lost Legacy maybe
-1 Shizo, Death's Storehouse maybe
-1 Crypt of Agadeem maybe
-1 Street Wraith maybe

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