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Sidisi's recurring zombie milling horde

Commander / EDH* BUG (Sultai) Combo Mill Multiplayer Tokens Zombie



So I have this deck for some while and it is time to make a serious casual / semi competitive multiplayer deck.

The main strategy of the deck is to try and get as many 2/2 Zombie creature tokens in play and go for the horde approach. All the drawing and the milling and discarding is done in order to speed up the deck and get the army as pumped up as possible. This is accomplished by getting  Filth  in the graveyard and  Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth  in play. This feat pretty much makes your horde unblockable and is very easy to accomplish.  The overall synergy of the deck is to make no wasted movements. If I am milling, it shouldn’t just be for producing 2/2 black Zombie tokens. It should be to get great targets in your graveyard for recursion or to abuse cards like  Genesis  and  Wonder . With this deck the graveyard should serve as a second hand. Getting those milled creatures into play is easy with cards like  Havengul Lich and Eternal Witness .

The plan: I want to get Sidisi, Brood Tyrant out as soon as possible. To to that, most idealy i have 3 – 4 lands in hand plus some cards that help me ramp. Sol Ring and deranged assistent are good cards.

As soon as sidisi is on the board, I can start milling myself. There are plenty of ways to do that with this deck. There are creatures like Satyr Wayfinder and Gurmag Drowner , but also spells like Grapple with the Past , Sultai Ascendancy and Forbidden Alchemy . The goal is to assemble some tokens and filter through the deck, kinda like tutoring for cards (although Sidisi, Undead Vizier and runescarred demon are also in this deck). To enable more tokens mid and late game I added Parallel Lives . The tokens can be used to attack / block, to sac ( Altar of Dementia or to reanimate creatures. Its a way to get value.

Reanimation is another big part in this deck. Not only creatures need to get back, but as I am milling myself there will be plenty of lands and other spells in my graveyard and greedy as I am, I want to use them all. Eternal Witness , Sudden Reclamation , Muldrotha, the Gravetide and Genesis all can do that job, alongside some cards I didn’t mention. This is the stage I hope to have Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth on the field and Filth / Wonder in the graveyard. Getting more tokens in the process and hope to create a boardstate swarmed with tokens to overwhelm my opponents with unblockalbe, flying zombies who are hopefully pumped by Diregraf Captain or Lord of the Accursed for example.

This deck can also win with Undead Alchemist , Embalmer's Tools and Altar of the Brood . Although not an infinitive combo (it can be though), it sure is a nasty one. It can also be combined with saccing tokens, but that will take a little more work.

Suggestions on cards are most welcome. Also would like to know what you would take out. A +1 would be awesome.

I will keep this deck updated the next few months while I learn to play with it. This is my first deck actively using the graveyard so it wil takes some time to get used to that. Take a look at the maybeboard for cards I own and didn't include. Maybe some are better then others so I like your oppinion on some of the cards.


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It has been a while since I played with the deck because I played with a few others. With RNA I finally decided to buy some new cards to add to the deck.

The biggest change is in the recursion part of the deck. I added Muldrotha, the Gravetide to get multiple cards back from the graveyard. Together with Sheoldred, Whispering One , Havengul Lich and Journey to Eternity  Flip I think there is a strong core to work with. I added Grapple with the Past because I can also mill myself a bit and added Turntimber Sower . I can get the occasional land back and it is an additional sac outlet. I cut out Whisper, Blood Liturgist , Victimize , Mulch and Molderhulk because those cards felt a bit clunky in the deck.

I furthermore added Guardian Project because this a creature heavy deck with green so it can draw me a ton of cards. It is an ETB effect so it also counts if creatures enter from the graveyard. Should get me some value overtime.

Entomb is in in favor of Jarad's Orders . It is cheaper and instant speed and there other cards in this deck to dump creatures in the graveyard.


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Date added 2 years
Last updated 5 days

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.62
Tokens 2/2 Wolf, 2/2 Zombie, 2/2 Zombie Knight, 3/3 Frog Lizard, 3/3 Beast, 2/2 Manifest
Folders +1 Budget, To try, EDH, Uncategorized
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