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Nicol Bolas, Elder Dragon, Genius, Archmage, Planeswalker, was finally taking his first steps, visibly and openly.

"Let all tremble now. They will certainly bow later." -Nicol Bolas

Living for what seems like an eternity to some provides an opportunity to acquire a vast array of skills. Skills when applied to correct pressure points can be used to further your own ascension to Godhood.

Nicol's Machinations is part of my deck series Axis of Shenanigans, which stands in opposition to The Gatewatch. If your interest has been piqued, follow the links or check out the tabs below.

Any likes, suggestions, or comments on the deck will be highly appreciated and welcomed.


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27% Casual

73% Competitive

Top Ranked
Date added 3 years
Last updated 2 months
Exclude colors WG

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

19 - 0 Mythic Rares

43 - 0 Rares

18 - 0 Uncommons

9 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.78
Tokens 0/1 Insect, 2/2 Zombie, None Copy Clone
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-1 Bloodstained Mire acquire
-1 Bolas's Citadel acquire
-1 Dimir Signet acquire
-1 Dragonskull Summit acquire
-1 Drowned Catacomb acquire
-1 Emergence Zone acquire
-1 Finale of Eternity acquire
-1 Finale of Promise acquire
-1 Finale of Revelation acquire
-1 God-Eternal Bontu acquire
-1 God-Eternal Kefnet acquire
-1 God-Pharaoh's Statue acquire
-1 Imp's Mischief acquire
-1 Neheb, the Eternal acquire
-1 Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh acquire
-1 Nicol Bolas, Planeswalker acquire
-1 Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip acquire
-1 Past in Flames acquire
-1 Polluted Delta acquire
-1 Rakdos Signet acquire
and 28 other change(s)