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Under the sea, please don't kill me!

Commander / EDH Ramp



Have you ever stared into the depths of the ocean and wonder what giant creatures lurk beneath the waves?

When i saw that they were going to print Arixmethes, Slumbering Isle as a card, with an ability in perfect flavour with his/her (its?) lore, I just had to create a deck around that kraken-land theme.

So what's better than one giant monster of the deep? a bunch of them! I've collected some of the most disgusting, slippery and horrifying creatures of the deep in this deck.

The plan is to ramp a lot (Explosive Vegetation, Sol Ring, Rampant Growth, Explore, Urban Evolution) into these giant fish and sea-creature "things".

Add in board wipes/returns (Crush of Tentacles, Whelming Wave, Evacuation) to counter those pesky aggressive decks.

Get your big creatures some evasion (Deepchannel Mentor, Rogue's Passage, Thassa, God of the Sea) and swim toward your opponents demise.

Throw in some merfolk utility (Prime Speaker Zegana, Kiora's Follower, Tatyova, Benthic Druid,Thrasios, Triton Hero) as well as some card draw and other nice-to-have cards (Unexpected Results, Voidslime, Plasm Capture, Quest for Ula's Temple, Blue Sun's Zenith, Mystic Snake) To foil your oppnents plans and make it easier for you to rebuild after wipes and resets.

Feel free to post suggestions and tips! Keep in mind that I'd prefer to use as many sea-based creatures and monsters as possible in order to stick somewhat to the theme!


Updates Add

-1 Spreading Seas +1 Seeds of Renewal

-1 Lightning Greaves +1 Wave of Vitriol

A lackluster card, basically only used for the cantrip-value in exchange for some slight recursion in case of board wipe or kill-spells? Sign me up!

On another note, Lightning Greaves is not that good as protection for Arixmethes, since he enters as a land. So, if I'm not gonna use Lightning Greaves then nobody will!


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Date added 4 months
Last updated 6 days

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.35
Tokens 6/6 Whale, 1/1 Squid, Kiora, 8/8 Octopus, 3/3 Fish, 9/9 Kraken, 3/3 Beast
Folders Arixmethes Decks, Simic, Check it out, Commander, Interesting decks, Test, very interesting , Uncategorized, EDH, Inspirations, See all 14
Top rank #20 on 2018-08-10
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