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Jund Zombie Beatdown. Aim: Kill the opponent as fast as possible. Be nice about it though. :)
Pillar of Flame against zombies or Naya Blitz.
All suggestions welcome! If you like the deck, I'd appreciate the +1's. :)
Golgari Charmis great for removal of tokens, enchants like RIP and some board wipes.
I'd switch the mainboard Dreadbore-Searing Spear ratio to 2:2, just for planeswalker control.
An alternative to illness in the ranks is Electrickery, it can also take out a lot of the most irksome humans (Champion of Parish, Invisible Stalker, Avacyns Pilgrim) that seem to be everywhere. Instant speed is nice too.
If you are going aggro with green... Rancor?
This deck is already pretty good against sweepers (except Terminus), and I have Abrupt Decay for enchantments like Rest in Peace and Detention Sphere. I used to have Golgari Charm in my sideboard, but always found I wish I had Abrupt Decay instead (uncounterable), especially now with Boros Reckoner. I agree with Electrickery though. It is also really good against Naya Blitz, basically a mini-bonfire for 1. I used to use Rancor but could not seem to use it as consistently as I wanted to. Thanks for the suggestions!
I think you're quite (perhaps even too) heavy on the 3-drops. Perhaps 2x Rancor instead of 2x Dreg Mangler so you can curve out in an optimum way more often? I really like this deck, but I don't know about the Deathrite Shaman . In STD I like them more as value-creatures in midrange-decks, here you perhaps want some Rakdos Cackler instead?
+1 from my side nevertheless :D
Before GTC, I ran this deck with 3x Rancor
and 4x Rakdos Cackler
. It didn't work out. This deck can be really fast, but if it comes out mid-game or even late game, Deathrite Shaman
will be better than Rakdos Cackler
. I also love having a mainboard way of dealing with an opponent's graveyard, and if an opponent has blockers, it will deal more damage. I only choose to run 2 because as you said, they are more mid-range and not very aggressive.
@chrismast55 Right now, the deck isn't really built to support him. The creatures that I scavenge wouldn't be that great- a Varolz, the Scar-Striped deck likes Vexing Devil and other good power/cost creatures. I'm running the full 4 Cavern of Souls as I have all zombies except for Falkenrath Aristocrat as well. He looks fun to build around. I may have to adapt my other Jund build to include him: Summoning Sickness is for Noobs. Any ideas on how?
@nocturnalreaper It may kill things more consistently, but I'm not sure that I'll be able to cast it more consistently, running 22 lands with 8 green sources. I suppose it may depend on your meta, if you are facing a lot of Jund and zombies, then Victim of Night
is the worst card ever. I do like the "can't be regenerated" on Putrefy
, too. Not sure how relevant the artifact destruction is at this point. I'll do some testing in real life and see how it works out, thanks for the suggestion.