Imagine a high-heeled boot stamping on a human face - forever.

I've had this deck for a while now and it's finally in a solid state. The deck is based around getting the opponent's hand to zero cards and to wreck their boardstate.

This deck has been iterated on for quite a while now to get it to the state it's at.

Contamination is an all star card in this deck and over performs every time that it is allowed to get in play, since Liliana wants to have a sac outlet and forcing everyone into mono-black ensures that most ways to remove it are gone. Contamination + Ophiomancer or Bitterblossom + Contamination can stop most other decks from playing. Infernal Darkness serves as a second copy of the effect. It works well with Vampire Hexmage and Hex Parasite to keep the cost low and keep it humming through several turns. Even when it doesn't have an enabler, it's still quite good at just taking a few extra turns to set up.

Because I'm already running Vampire Hexmage and Hex Parasite for handling walkers, they do of course combo with Dark Depths. While that can be a dead card on its own, all the cards around it are good. Dark Depths + Thespian's Stage is in as well, because Stage is good and useful on its own.

Filth is the other strong card of note. It's over performed every time I have managed to get it in the grave. Which, in this deck is very easy. There's many times where this deck will have a hand of over seven at the end of turn and he can just be freely discarded or discarded for advantage with Liliana's plus ability. There's almost never a time where there won't be a swamp in play and with Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth it allows free attacks.

News as of Aug, 28th. With the new planeswalker legendary rules, I'm going to be re-evaluating the Lilianas for this deck. I think Liliana of the Veil will be making the list. Others may make it in as well.

I'm very happy with this list and am happy to answer any questions about card choices that have been made in it.



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TzickyT says... #1

i see a lot of different styles of this deck and yet another who difference with mine and others stil i see certain cards coming back and i am happy that i already did a good job on that - Liliana, A discarding Disgrace - maybe my deck offers some cards you didn't think of yet

August 22, 2017 5:22 a.m.

Wiggyman says... #2

Vesuva also works with Dark Depths. Turn 2 20/20 flyer!

December 3, 2017 12:31 a.m.

gallowsAnatomy says... #3

Wiggyman That's now how the cards work. Vesuva comes in as a copy with counters on it.

December 3, 2017 12:38 a.m.

Wiggyman says... #4

Oh darn it you're right. Sorry.

December 3, 2017 12:40 a.m.

DBras says... #5

This bears striking resembalnce to my lili deck, but the strategy is something completely different. Lot of great ideas here

December 8, 2017 12:03 a.m.

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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.72
Tokens 20/20 Avatar, 1/1 Faerie Rogue, 2/2 Zombie, Nixilis, Liliana
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