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The Torment of Control

Standard* Control



This is a old school control deck with no Creatures. The way you win is by keeping the field clean and use the Torment of Venom,Torment of Scarabs and Torment of Hailfire to kill the other player. In the late game you have Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh to close out the game. You have a mix of counter spells draw cards and kill spells to get you to the late game.

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sitri_ says... #1

How do you find Torment of Scarabs working for you? It is the type of effect I would LOVE in my deck, but I fear dedicating 4 mana to a sorcery speed spell early in the game that doesn't have an immediate effect.

I would like to hear it works out fine or how to not stumble in those ever important early rounds.

July 22, 2017 2:44 p.m.

Dkingcoop says... #2

In this deck it is doing great. With the control pack this deck has the chose every turn put the user in a bad spot. The user normal take 3 for the first few times but after there hand is empty and they have nothing on the field it is a good clock and put them in a Torment of Hailfire or Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh -4 range.

July 22, 2017 3:14 p.m.

Ragon_Wolfbane says... #3

The deck looks really sweet. Have you considered running 1-2 Glorybringers in the sideboard so when people side out their removal you can punish them?

July 23, 2017 5:41 p.m.

Dkingcoop says... #4

Thank you for the feedback. Glorybringer is nice but I would like to keep it Creature free.

July 23, 2017 6:24 p.m.

Ragon_Wolfbane says... #5

That's fine if that's what you're trying to go for. Doomfall might also be a good consideration over To the Slaughter in the sideboard. Yes it doesn't kill planeswalkers, but the versatility of hand disruption and a sac spell is pretty nice. Though that may come down to meta.

July 23, 2017 9:58 p.m.

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This deck is not Standard legal.

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Illegal cards Bontu's Last Reckoning , Countervailing Winds , Crypt of the Eternals , Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh , Supreme Will , Torment of Hailfire , Torment of Scarabs , Torment of Venom , Jace's Defeat
Cards 60
Avg. CMC 3.20
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