This is how I rock, this is how, this is how I rock! Hello all! My name is DrkNinja, but you can call me Ninja for short!

I am a casual/competitive EDH player, my play group is casual but I am very competitive, who is constantly challenging myself by building something new or developing interesting EDH deck concepts. I do occassionally play 60 card formats, but I have realized that EDH decks only have to change if a card from the newest set is good for it, whereas Modern and Standard are everchanging.

As to why I don't play Legacy/Vintage... well... I just think it's too boring, not much variation or creativty when being competitive.

I play Magic as a way to exercise my brain in both the deck building process as well as gameplay.

Aside from challenging me intellectually, Magic offers an amazing community (T/O Being prime example) to make friends in and be apart of something grandiose.

It's also just a great way for my friends, Fiance, and I to connect and have some fun every weekend!

Magic, has been a bastion of fun and intellectual challenge since I was 12 in my freshman year of high school where I was converted from playing Yu-Gi-Oh! to this great game.

As of right now that makes 13 years of playing the game.

My first deck was ironically a Starter deck from Coldsnap that had Ripple 4 as it's main gimmick and Darien, King of Kjeldor

My first deck

Gameplay Wise:

Belongs in every EDH deck.

In Terms Of Artwork:

Fiendslayer Paladin He's a fucking magical Jedi!

He looks like a freaking Jedi Knight, like a Jedi but with knight's armor! And then magic! So bad ass.

My favorite decks I've ever made, and are most proud of are the following... IN ORDER.


Scrapyard Wars! ft. Daretti

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 9 | 12 COMMENTS | 1277 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS


: I spent years developing this deck into the crazy deck it is and it's almost unbeatable in my play group unless I get Zerg rushed by everyone.


[[Primer]] Knowledge & Flame

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 6 | 6 COMMENTS | 604 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS


: Pure control, pure johnny combo.


"This'll be a night you never forget!"

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 6 | 19 COMMENTS | 348 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER


: I have always loved playing Vampires since back in world wake when I played mono black vampires (before it was cool).


Hippolotumus Hugs!

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 3 | 351 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER


: This deck was the first friendly deck I ever made... it's literally a deck with 0 intention to win and only one win con.


The Shadow Of Time

Commander / EDH DrkNinja

SCORE: 4 | 2 COMMENTS | 188 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS


: This deck is the newest of these, and has quickly become one of my favorites. It combos out with big eldrazi and a crap ton of turns.

As sad as I am about this... I'm Azorius!

Check out my MTG Website where I write a bunch of articles about EDH!

The Planeswalker Society

SynergyBuild says... #1

Do you mind enabling chat real quick? I want to talk about All About EDH with you!

January 16, 2019 12:21 p.m.

BMHKain says... #2

Hey. Didn't know it would be allowed to Upvote my own stuff as well. This seems concerning as I never was appreciative of cheating the Upvote, even with only one account (This one in this case; I have no socks getting in my danged way...).

Why didn't I know I could do so for my own decks as well? BTW, I upvoted one of yours BTW. But you probably knew that. One down, A million more Swarms to go... >/<

January 8, 2019 1:27 p.m.

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You should probably add that^ to your deck description so that people understand without you having to explain it.

Also I like it but... I'm just curious as to why you didn't go with Jhoira, Weatherlight Captain to achieve this win con. She's my only cEDH deck, I don't have her assembled but I'm looking to eventually. Take a look at it if you get a chance and tell me what you think. Jhoira's Discount Treasure Ship

January 19, 2019 12:01 p.m.

Ya know Kain, I'd love to help you... but I just think that if I do, you won't listen to me. You always argue with advice that is given to you by Veteran players, even though you are quite new.

Something I've realized about you as a player is, you don't understand value of card slots, or the cards that take their place. You tend to tunnel on one thing on a card, and not it's overall worth.

I'm not trying to insult you, but you should listen to the veteran players because you know this about yourself; and if you don't know that about yourself... Well now you do.

If you can listen to what I have to say and NOT argue with me about them, it's fine to disagree or to disregard something I say if you have a legitimate point, then I'll help.

January 19, 2019 10:57 a.m.

Again still confused, you only have one card that has storm on it.

Obviously I think your wincon is Lab Man and using Doomsday makes that much easier but how do you draw the 5 cards?

January 17, 2019 10:10 a.m.

Purphy... that's so cute! lol.

January 17, 2019 9:57 a.m.

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#5

chat enabled

January 16, 2019 2:33 p.m.

Look I could try to offer suggestions or feedback of some kind but you seem to already have the deck the way you want it from the way your comments look so... I'll just say this...

You got an upvote simply because... your deck title is brilliant!

January 16, 2019 10:47 a.m.

Why'd you Disassemble?

January 16, 2019 9:45 a.m.

Honestly I think Purphoros is a fine commander for the deck, I mean unless you are playing 1v1. I've actually been wanting to build him for some time! I think I will after this.

January 16, 2019 9:44 a.m.

It was a joke but... It also kinda wasn't... You only have 3 Enchantments in a Zure, the ENCHANTER deck. This is basically just esper control and honestly Oloro, Ageless Ascetic lends itself FAR better to control than Zur*.

There are some Zur builds, I know a girl, that are control but use Stax and Stasis and all that lovely anti-magic, anti-fun stuff.

I guess I just don't understand the choice... Maybe I'm missing something though.

January 16, 2019 9:41 a.m.

Neheb should definitely be in this deck but overall I like it!

January 15, 2019 5:58 p.m.

Interesting deck... I like the choice to win through an alternate win con! Gotta be one with the Jank lol. +1

January 15, 2019 5:43 p.m.

I'm so confused with this deck... It looks like an Oloro deck, but there's this weird commander named Zur or something like that as your commander... Ah, whatever it's probably just a glitch.

January 15, 2019 5:39 p.m.

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#13

Meaning you are no longer working on it Synergy? Really like the Formatting changes! Also mind if I were to take a crack at writing your Politics section? I think you guys just glazed over the surface there and I've already wrote an entire article on Politics, which you can totally read here

January 15, 2019 12:32 p.m.

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#14

I have a request, since I've helped you with this deck (Among others) mind going and upvoting one (or more whatever you wanna do lol) of my decks you like?

January 15, 2019 12:05 p.m.

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#15

yeah I'm not saying don't play big spells because Jesus Christ my favorite deck is my Jodah good stuff deck where I just play big-ass spells.

However I'm saying you just don't have enough ramp to make all those big spells work. So you either have to come down on a spell cost or you need to go up on the ramp.

January 13, 2019 9:35 a.m.

Said on May We Never ......

#16

I wasn't trying to give you a cedh recommendation because I don't play cedh but I do like playing very optimal and making sure that my debt comes out. I play in a pretty fair, I would say about a 7 on a power level, group of people and you have very little ramp and very very expensive cards.I recently played a game with my mizzix deck, which I thought was really good, where literally I just never had the mana ever to do anything because everyone was taxing me or forcing me to play counterspells when I didn't want to. It's be ashamed to pay 10 Mana for a storm herd or 9 for a dark realms just to have a board we come out. You want cards that have value and innocent immediately, not cards that make you wait a turn.

January 12, 2019 11:17 p.m.

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#17

So I'm assuming we are going with a sac outlet style here, and I have a couple of win cons. Exsanguinate / Debt to the Deathless for a large amount using Ashnod's Altar / Phyrexian Altar , Sac outlet procs from Kokusho/Artist/Cutthroat/Evangel, or Mirror Entity swarm.

Suggestions:

Cuts:

  • Ashen Rider: I personally hate this card, it's so god awfully expensive and it expensive for a pretty vanilla creature... I think that unless you are playing a reanimator style this isn't worth playing at 8 CMC
  • Butcher of malakir: I know a lot of people love this card, but I'd rather just play Dictate of Erebos and Grave Pact over this any day, too expensive and too easily destroyed.
  • Extractor demon: It's too expensive and mill is one of those things you have to COMMIT to.
  • Havester of souls: I'd rather see a Smothering Abomination , Dark Prophecy , Gate to the Afterlife , or Grim Haruspex
  • Knight Of The Last Breath: It's really bad.
  • Krav, the unredeemed: This one is a bit iffy, it could be really good it could be really bad playtest with it, and if the deck doesn't do what you want it should be onthe first to go list.
  • Light of the Legion: You don't have enough white creatures to make this worth while.
  • Regna, the Redeemed: It's just WAY too expensive.
  • Nomad's Assembly: This could be good, but it's far too expensive
  • Storm Herd: This isn't your game plan my friend, I mean sure you could play it and win off it but I think you're better off taking that 10 mana and dumbing it into an Exsanguinate or Debt to the Deathless
  • Rise of the Dark Realms: Too expensive, and you have no way to cheat it out.
  • Cathar's Crusade: your gameplan should be more sac to get triggers and do silly things, not attacking.
  • Divine Visitation: It's a Win more card in a deck that isn't solely based on making tokens, not worth.
  • Sanguine bond/Exquisite Blood: I'm just not a fan of the combo, it pisses people off and is no fun. Play one or the other, not both.
  • Grave Betrayl: Too expensive in my book
  • True Coviction: Triple white in a deck that is prominently black... No thank you... Plus this doesn't contribute to your win con.
  • Sword of Light and Shadow: Why? It won't protect against your board wipes, and it's very much not your strategy.
January 12, 2019 3:37 p.m.

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#18

Ok... So... I think your best bet when it comes to this deck is to win through token generation and sacing said tokens to various sac outlets giving you triggers from cards like Blood Artist / Zulaport Cutthroat . I also gotta say I'm not a huge fan of your card selection here... I'll write up a list of Cuts/Suggestions it'll take some time though so bare with me. BUT I can give you one suggestion (besides Artist, and Cutthroat) right now... Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim she is this deck's wet dream.

January 12, 2019 10:08 a.m.

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#19

Well honestly I used Jonathan Suarez's (Commander VS.) decklist as a base to get general ideas and a feel for how a Xantcha deck plays out. Here's the list if you'd like to see it...

January 9, 2019 11:21 a.m.

@Enral they are recent additions, but I recently played in a group with a stasis deck and I realized that walkers would help answer stasis and provide some value all the time. Jace is a bit weak here so I might cut him but I really feel like Chandra is doing everything I want it to do.

January 9, 2019 8:28 a.m.

Specialties

Commander / EDH - Combo

Decks

Jhoira's Discount Treasure Ship

Commander / EDH DrkNinja

SCORE: 4 | 4 COMMENTS | 127 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

[[Primer]] Knowledge & Flame

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 6 | 6 COMMENTS | 605 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

"This'll be a night you never forget!"

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 6 | 19 COMMENTS | 348 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

Rule #2: The Double Tap v2.0

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 26 | 30 COMMENTS | 1244 VIEWS | IN 9 FOLDERS

Jodah's Fire Sale!

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 5 | 8 COMMENTS | 204 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

Scrapyard Wars! ft. Daretti

Commander / EDH* DrkNinja

SCORE: 9 | 12 COMMENTS | 1277 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

Elven Fury

Commander / EDH DrkNinja

SCORE: 6 | 4 COMMENTS | 152 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

The Shadow Of Time

Commander / EDH DrkNinja

SCORE: 4 | 2 COMMENTS | 188 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

Finished Decks 88
Prototype Decks 73
Drafts 0
Playing since Coldsnap
Points 1120
Avg. deck rating 5.15
T/O Rank 77
Helper Rank 119
Favorite formats Commander / EDH
Suppressed formats Standard, Modern
Good Card Suggestions 419
Venues East Coast Gaming
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