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Saskia the Unyielding Suicide EDH

Commander / EDH




Here's the catch for playing this deck: You have to choose yourself when Saskia enters the battlefield. It doesn't matter that you can choose other people. This is a suicide deck. You win, or you die trying.

Win Conditions:

Get yourself to 0 life without dying with the help of Platinum Angel or Phyrexian Unlife, then play Repay in Kind or use Soul Conduit.

Put Transcendence, Immortal Coil, or Demonic Pact into play and give them to unsuspecting opponents with Harmless Offering. When has generosity ever hurt anyone?

OR! Best yet: Stuffy Doll + Phyresis + Blasphemous Act.

Wall of Blood + Near-Death Experience.

Stuffy Doll + Pariah or Stuffy Doll + Pariah's Shield OR Guilty Conscience + Stuffy Doll to insta-kill someone.

And if you just want to end the game in a draw... Heartless Hidetsugu + Phyresis

I've played this list a couple of times and overall my friends and I find this deck to be extremely fun. It is such a different strategy that it mixes up some game play.

Please leave an upvote +1 if you like it and comments on changes I can make, or shenanigans I can add (most importantly). Thanks.


I've made some small changes in the past month, please feel free to leave additional suggestions.

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JokeEmperor says... #1

How about adding Approach of the Second Sun? With the draw power of this deck that could be an easy win!

April 23, 2017 11:09 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #2

I will, I just haven't gotten a hold of one. The set is so new, I don't know anyone who has one yet to trade. But once I get it, I will add it lol

April 24, 2017 1:05 p.m.

JokeEmperor says... #3

I've got everything card but a few for this deck. I hope I can finish the deck tomorrow to try this out on friends!

April 26, 2017 10:10 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #4

I just finished getting all the physical cards a couple days ago JokeEmperor It is super fun! Please let me know how it goes

April 27, 2017 7:53 a.m.

JokeEmperor says... #5

Ok got most of it today but found a card from the new set that might help.Champion of Rhonas to get the creatures out. Of course I got Approach of the Second Sun but I don't know what to replace tbh.

Oh and the deck didn't do so well yesterday cause they made me cycle my hand every turn.

April 28, 2017 3:46 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #6

Oh that sucks JokeEmperor. Definitely don't play this deck if there is a lot of hand disruption. I want to add Approach of the Second Sun too but like you I'm not sure what to take out, and Champion of Rhonas could be very helpful. I luckily opened one at pre-release

April 28, 2017 3:55 p.m.

derekndiaz says... #7

This deck is absolutely hilarious at a glance, so a +1 for ya. I'm buying the bulk that I'm pretty much missing in like half a month, and I'm gonna have tons of fun. Necropotence feels like a must include instead of on the maybeboard, and also I subbed in the lands with more expensive ones that do the same thing since this is a budget deck.

May 2, 2017 11:26 a.m.

Lutachris23 says... #8

Yeah Necropotence was considered derekndiaz but this deck is meant to do a whole lot of nothing until you win, and with Necropotence you put a big ol' target right on your face, and the land base is what it is, I just didn't feel like putting a lot of money into it

May 2, 2017 12:08 p.m.

DonaldFuck says... #9

Oh my man, i love the deck. I wanted to find an upgraded saskia deck for my girlfriend and i think i just found MY next deck. Haha hilarious!

May 4, 2017 3:17 a.m.

JokeEmperor says... #10

Lutachris23 I was looking through cards I own and added Ravos, Soultender and Nahiri, The Harbringer for support of graveyard and to get my artifacts out quicker.

May 4, 2017 9:45 a.m.

Magus of the Mirror and Mirror Universe would like to be in this deck!

May 4, 2017 12:38 p.m.

JokeEmperor says... #12

bankrupt_on_selling that seems like easy targets tho. Like if I see that creature I'd go to kill it quickly.

May 4, 2017 12:51 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #13

bankrupt_on_selling I'm pretty sure I have a Magus of the Mirror in my physical copy I don't know why it's not in here

JokeEmperor Ravos could be good, but Nahiri is too expensive and too big a target, I would never expect her to survive long enough to use her ult

May 4, 2017 1:19 p.m.

NutRingos says... #14

Hey I just loved the idea of this deck and I was looking to upgrade my saskia deck to something way more crazy and this sounded great , so I got almost all the cards , but one question . How exactly does the Stuffy doll + guilty conscious combo work ? I don't get how it can Insta kill .

May 8, 2017 10:36 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #15

So Stuffy Doll reads that whenever it takes damage deal that much damage, and you have to choose a player when it enters that the damage will be directed to. Guilty Conscience says that whenever the enchanted creature does damage, deal that much damage to it. So all you need to do is use Stuffy Doll's tap ability to deal damage to itself and you will create an infinite damage loop onto one opponent, since Stuffy Doll will do 1 damage, then be dealt 1 damage, then deal 1 damage, and so on. NutRingos

And thank you for the appreciation.

May 9, 2017 8:05 a.m.

Qumps says... #16

No Noxious Revival to get your combo pieces back?

May 18, 2017 10:18 a.m.

Lutachris23 says... #17

Qumps I don't know why I never thought of that card. Thanks!

May 18, 2017 3:21 p.m.

Qumps says... #18

No problem! I'm gunna build this but without as many combos. Just the main one and wall of blood.

Great deck idea!

May 20, 2017 11:34 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #19


May 22, 2017 7:57 a.m.

JokeEmperor says... #20

I know you want to keep it cheap but Enlightened Tutor helps search for Stuffy Doll and stuff like Beseech the Queen to search for Guilty Conscience or Approach of the Second Sun

May 22, 2017 12:52 p.m.

JokeEmperor says... #21

Or even Platinum Angel

May 22, 2017 12:53 p.m.

Lutachris23 says... #22

JokeEmperor very true I'll put it in the maybeboard, if I ever get one it'll go in

May 22, 2017 2:59 p.m.

RUST-O says... #23

Sick shit!! +1

May 30, 2017 4:45 p.m.

Qumps says... #24

While side-brewing this deck with less combos, (Don't fret, I won't post it on this site. the glory is all yours.) I came across Tarnished Citadel to pair up with Grand Coliseum.

I'm about 18 cardboard away from being able to play this against friends and foes.

Again, great deck.

June 13, 2017 7:56 a.m.

Lutachris23 says... #25

Nice find Qumps thanks!

June 13, 2017 12:35 p.m.

djewell says... #26

I'm making one of these myself, but with a focus on Darien, King of Kjeldor. Ever thought of using lands like Barbarian Ring, Brushland, Centaur Garden, Llanowar Wastes, Nomad Stadium, Pine Barrens, Salt Flats, Scabland, Sulfurous Springs, or Tomb of Urami? While for my deck, they only help a lot when I have Darien out.. They can get you consistent life loss early on in the game and stay with you throughout.. even if you don't need the mana, you can float it!

June 25, 2017 11:54 a.m.

Qumps says... #27

Plopping down a modern all star Death's Shadow would be funny at 0 life.

June 25, 2017 3:56 p.m.

Flytrigreen says... #28

This is wonderful!! I have a very similar deck (Tymna Die). I use Melira, Sylvok Outcast and Phyrexian Unlife as another way to not die. I have used this deck for ideas for my own, thank you!

June 25, 2017 6:02 p.m.

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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.03
Tokens X/X Minion
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