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Creature — Zombie Wizard
Whenever you discard a creature card, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
Whenever you discard a land card, gain .
Whenever you discard a noncreature, nonland card, draw a card.
1 month ago
Burning Inquiry over Brainstorm.
Baleful Mastery over All is Dust
Bone Miser over Sangromancer.
3 months ago
Hey! Nice deck. :)
I have a grixis deck with a draw/discard/wheel subtheme as well.
Here are some cards I use that you might consider: (You probably know most, but hopefully you'll like some.)
Arjun, the Shifting Flame - Incredible with any draw/discard trigger. (Locust God, Archfiend of Ifnir, ...)
Lastly, you might want to checkout some Delve cards as they have great synergy with wheels.
6 months ago
They are considerations of course. However a lot of them require me to build too linear like with adding Epicure of Blood and Cliffhaven Vampire. They’re absolutely great cards and if I wasn’t trying to be more adaptive in my deck building style and wanted to fine point the lifegain/loss strategy I’d absolutely add them. Same goes for Oloro, Ageless Ascetic lovely card but I don’t want to focus exclusively on lifegain/loss strategy. I know most people say to focus exclusively on a specific strategy but that’s just not my play style anymore. I like versatility and surprise! Haha
Lich's Mastery and Drogskol Reaver are great cards and easy wins. But I just don’t like playing like that with my friends so I stay away from those sort of things. I have added Peer into the Abyss and Necrologia as quick wins but more fair in my opinion.
Bone Miser and Psychosis Crawler are in my consideration pile in my deck box actually haha so you’re right on the money there! I’m also considering Shabraz, the Skyshark Flip. I think I may be adding Sakashima the Impostor to my ninja deck now that you mention it.
Shadow of the Grave is a lovely card. I just always cut it at the final round of cuts for some reason. It’s in my maybe pile in my deck box though for sure. I still have to play test and work out the kinks of gameplay. So it may still make the cut in the end.
Bag of Holding would be lovely if it weren’t so easily destroyed. It’s also counterintuitive to the reanimator subtheme I have going in the deck.
Thank you so much for all your suggestions! It definitely reinforced some of my considerations :)
6 months ago
Thoughts on these? Psychosis Crawler, Bone Miser, Sakashima the Impostor, Cliffhaven Vampire, Epicure of Blood, Oloro, Ageless Ascetic, Shabraz, the Skyshark Flip, Drogskol Reaver, Lich's Mastery, Shadow of the Grave, Bag of Holding
6 months ago
Hey, welcome kingc0rn!
I see what you're saying. I probably wouldn't use Hatred in particular, due to the mana cost (also the potential feel-bads of removal in response). A couple more solid options would probably be Boon of Boseiju, or even Vines of Vastwood, which doubles as protection (and triples as a counterspell for auras, haha).
Interesting idea! I'll consider these.
Welcome back killer_eye!
This is probably something I should add in to my description, since I've had someone else wondering that exact thing.
In a situation where you can filter through your deck, but you have zero mana available, you can:
Feel free to let me know, anyone, if there's another line I'm missing!
7 months ago
If you're deck is all about evasive creatures attacking and making use of the Connive ability I'd consider these:
Bone Miser Discarding becomes rewarding
Vorpal Sword= top end win con
Lazotep Chancellor discard= big creature
Hope this helps, good luck. Feel free to critique my decks.
7 months ago
Library of Leng is indeed a wonky card, but it's a pretty nifty combo piece within certain types of discard concept strategies.
When it comes to Madness, what you essentially have is two replacement effects modifying the same instance of the card being discarded, so you have a choice of which you want to apply. You can either discard the card into exile, or you may discard it to the top of your library. If you discard it into exile, then Library of Leng will no longer see an effect to replace and you then have the choice of casting the card for it's Madness cost or putting it into your graveyard. If you discard it to the top of your library then the Madness ability will no longer see an effect to replace, the card will not be in exile, and you will not be able to cast it for it's Madness cost. In practical terms, Madness and Library will not combo together to produce a cool line of play. In real world terms, Anje decks might not mind, they might be very happy to discard the card to the top of the library and repeatedly draw and discard it using Anje's ability. With a card like Glint-Horn Buccaneer in play, for example, this would kill opponents.
A mechanic with better synergy with Library of Leng is Cycling. Cycling cards discard themselves first, then draw a card. This can be used to cycle the same card over and over again, and a similar situation as to the aforementioned Buccaneer line of play can occur with a card like Drannith Stinger in play killing opponents as a result of this process. A combo such as Library of Leng + Tectonic Reformation + Surly Badgersaur + Drannith Stinger + any land would form a self sustaining loop to kill opponents, for example.
Additionally, some Cycling cards have triggered effects when they cycle, and Library of Leng can allow a pilot to loop those effects. Gilded Lotus + Library of Leng + Vizier of Tumbling Sands would produce infinite mana, for example. Add in something like a Lightning Rift and this could become lethal. Bone Miser + Library of Leng + Barren Moor is another infinite mana combo, though it only produces black mana. Add in a Gempalm Polluter, however, and this set up would also become lethal.
8 months ago
Amulet of Vigor might be worth including since it works well alongside Scapeshift, Splendid Reclamation, Lotus Field, Mesmeric Orb, etc.
Others you might like are Bone Miser, Stone-Seeder Hierophant, Sakura-Tribe Scout, Burgeoning, Sylvan Scrying, Dread Return, Dryad Arbor, Deserted Temple, Golgari Grave-Troll, Stinkweed Imp, Golgari Thug, Kodama of the East Tree, Dark Ritual, Hickory Woodlot, Peat Bog