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The Wanderer - Maelstrom $40 Budget Cascading

Commander / EDH Budget RUG (Temur)




By request from The_2ndpanda, here is my take on Maelstrom Wanderer.

In my ongoing endeavor to bring frugality to Commander, each card in this deck is under $2 and the whole deck is under $40 (not including the commander). If you like what you see, UPVOTE! or you can check out all my other $40 budget decks. If you see some areas of improvement, let me know what you'd change. Just make sure all suggested cards are under $2.

1) Hit some ramp (we have a lot)

2) Hit some more ramp (our commander costs 8 after all)

3) Cast Maelstrom Wanderer and start dropping stuff for free

4) Refill your hand with lots of card draw

1) Army of midrange creatures

2) Commander damage

3) Tokens from Omnath, Locus of Rage

4) Burn from Warstorm Surge

I love the challenge of building really cheap decks. This is how the majority of my real life decks start out and then I improve them over time.


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Date added 9 months
Last updated 8 months

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.40
Tokens 3/3 Beast, 1/1 Elemental
Folders EDH, Primers, Budget - Hoss Hughes Budget Decks, EDH, My Commanders, Others decks, cool decks
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9 months ago)

+1 Frontier Bivouac main
+1 Prime Speaker Zegana main
-1 Terramorphic Expanse main
-1 Temur Ascendancy main
-1 Mulldrifter main
-1 Crystal Shard main
-1 Krosan Grip main
-1 Farseek main
-1 Evolving Wilds main
+1 Crystal Shard main
+1 Brutalizer Exarch main
+1 Warstorm Surge main
+1 Coiling Oracle main
-1 Prime Speaker Zegana main
-1 Molten Primordial main
+1 Simic Signet main
+1 Trygon Predator main
+1 Diluvian Primordial main
-1 Nature's Lore main
-1 Sphinx of Uthuun main
and 140 other change(s)