Description

Grixis Delver has a naturally painful land base and apart from the Delve fatties it relies a lot on grinding out matches for the win. Death's Shadow naturally fits in with this as I feel it provides a very useful late game threat as well as opening up the avenue of being active with discard via Thoughtseize/Inquisition of Kozilek rather than just reactive via Mana Leaks etc. Death's Shadow isn't a replacement for Delver of Secrets  Flip, it's an extra threat.

Based off this deck http://www.mtgtop8.com/event?e=14894&d=289866&f=MO (hyperlinks don't work for some reason)

A lot of my current card choices are based off pieces I have, i.e. obviously run Scalding Tarns if you have them rather than Flooded Strands, and running 4x Thoughtseize is definitely viable. Tombstalker in the 3rd delve spot is a test at the moment but I have not been disappointed with the causing casting issues.

Also I think people are calling this Death's Delver.

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Bluefire016 says... #1

Gotta love a good Delver deck. Well done! +1

March 20, 2017 1:21 p.m.

GS10 says... #2

Now I think I should repurpose my Grixis Delver into something like this! Looks awesome, and probably would be a contender for best deck in my local meta. Still a lot of Infect, which Grixis is usually perfect against, and this looks like it can outpace most strategies. Definitely one to keep a close eye on ;)

Well deserved +1

March 20, 2017 1:43 p.m.

Virulent11 says... #3

Nice, haven't been liking my grixis delver deck in the current meta and this would be a good adaptation

March 20, 2017 3:55 p.m.

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Legality

This deck is Modern legal.

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 1.69
Folders Modern Cool Stuff, Decks to Follow, Possible Builds, Modern
Top rank #9 on 2017-03-24
Views 558

Revision 7 (4 days ago)

-1 Spirebluff Canal main
+1 Drowned Catacomb main
-1 Countersquall side
+1 Ceremonious Rejection side

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