Creature — Zombie Leech
Pay 2 life: Putrid Leech gets +2/+2 until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.
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Putrid Leech Discussion
2 months ago
It's a solid start, but there are a couple of changes I would make, first, drop damnation, it's about 35% of your budget and only so, so in this deck. Next I would have a look at your removal packages (over the last year standard has done wanders for budget options)
I would seriously consider Bonecrusher Giant as a solid body and nice removal. It's a really nice hit by bloodbraid due to its duel nature
And Vraska, Golgari Queen it's a card draw engin late game and normally 2 abrupt decays. Which is always welcome.
I would also consider 2 copy's of Chevill, Bane of Monsters as he's solid card advantage and your offen going to be killing stuff.
As your not running dark confident or goyf your probably should be running 2 Tasigur, the Golden Fang as it's a solid mid game beater and late game card advantage engin.
Stone rain is ok but far from ideal in this deck, offen it's a do nothing card.
Also if your running blighting I'm a big fan of Chandra, Acolyte of Flame as she's basically a 2 snap casters mages. (She dose need some help for teh double red mana but it's with the range of workability)
On the subject of plainswalkers apart fro vraska (which is your best budget option) your other solid options are Domri, Anarch of Bolas , ramps, protects against control lists, it pumps and it removes stuff. He's probably the best option. After that there's also Liliana, Waker of the Dead (as close to lilly of veil as where going to get) and Nissa of Shadowed Boughs who is deceptively good over a long Grindy match, bringing back your best creature with counters, and being triggered twice a turn but evolving wilds.
Hope some of this helps.
2 months ago
if its a casual deck you can do anything without a worry, if you want it to be a competitive list you would need to see at cards like Inquisition of Kozilek , Duress , Thoughtseize , Agonizing Remorse , Collective Brutality for hand disruption, Smallpox maybe probably not, for creature removal you would want to go low as well like Fatal Push , Dismember , Deadly Brew . you mostly would want to drop the avarage cmc of the deck, cards that dont help your game plan or wont do anything till 3 turn after cast will just hinder you, eg: Descent into Madness . cards that you could change that fit better that cards you already have are: Driven , Infuse with Vitality creatures that are good by themselves and cheap and could give you access to other game plans are: Putrid Leech , Lotleth Troll , idk Sarulf, Realm Eater ?
mostly focus on droping the cmc, after that go for cheaper removal and creatures, modern is a fast format for the most part.
10 months ago
Cool deck but might I suggest Carrion Feeder or Viscera Seer for a more reliable sac outlet and possibly Mortician Beetle or Bloodbriar for some more value. When I goldfished a few times I would draw into a morbid creature but have no way of triggering morbid.
I found that Putrid Leech is just not that good in most situations. Face value you have a 2 mana 2/2 that each turn can become a 4/4 for a price.
4x Festerhide Boar seems like a bit much seeing as its cmc 4. I would include it as a 3 of.
I also think that the 4x Ash Barrens is too much. Most of the time they will just slow you down. I would go to 2x ash barrens and replace them with a basic of each type.
1 year ago
I don't usually do sideboards for my homebrew Pauper Decks as they're more for me and my friend's casual games. But I would definitely fun some Relic of Progenitus, Naturalize, maybe a Doom Blade or two, perhaps more Gurmag Angler or Greater Mossdog you have to be careful though because playing this deck I've learned that if you get too greedy with the graveyard filling you will have nothing but Stinkweed Imp to cast, and they unfortunately make the problem worse. This deck could use some more cards with flashback Gnaw to the Bone could be great for sideboards, or simply just more ways to refill the hand. possibly Grim Discovery or Disentomb. I personally love Macabre Waltz, but it does have a CMC of two. Disentomb can hit two zombies which is perfect for both Putrid Leech and Gurmag Angler.
1 year ago
I agree, Gift of the Deity doesn't seem very good for a five drop and risky to enchant since none of your creatures have hexproof. Cutting down 4 ofs into 2 ofs is not what you want to be doing in a deck that doesn't have tutors or card draw. You want the consistency of 4 ofs without draw. Lots of 2 ofs is not helping consistency.
Creakwood Liege is the best causal part of your deck. Consider building more around the Liege? Some good interactions are Worm Harvest with Life from the Loam to fuel Harvest both ways and Elemental Bond for ridiculous card draw. With Liege, 1/1 black/green Worms ETB as 3/3 creatures which triggers Bond. The same is true of any other black/green creature such as another copy of Liege or even Deathrite Shaman.
Grisly Salvage can help to find Liege or a land as well as fuel for the graveyard. Llanowar Dead is a 4/4 mana dork with Liege. Nice to have ramp for Liege that also has interaction with it. Putrid Leech is a 4/4 with Liege and can be a 6/6 attacking two drop. With tokens and graveyard strategies Dread Return is good reanimation for Liege.
Boza on Water World
1 year ago
Weirdly enough, red and black, in pauper, are not the best land destruction colors. Green takes the crown, with Mwonvuli Acid-Moss, Thermokarst, Drain the Well and Reap and Sow. I really recommend that you play green as your main color. You can then play mono-green and use the ramp your land destruction generates to play big dudes that finish the game; or pair green with red and win with Roiling Terrain to stay on theme; or pair with black for even more land destruction and efficient creatures like Putrid Leech and recursion.
1 year ago
If I understand the ruling correctly, if you turn Volrath into a Putrid Leech , activate the ability, and then use Volrath's ability to turn into Putrid Leech again, you can reuse the pump as it's a "different" Putrid Leech. I'm planning on building him this weekend and slotting that in. You could have him become 7 different Putrid Leeches, an Invisible Stalker to get past blockers, then something with lifelink before damage and just delete someone from the game. And all for only 9 mana and 14 life!
2 years ago
You might get some mileage out some of the old-school ooze token cards- Gutter Grime makes grindy matchups hell for your opponent, Gelatinous Genesis is decent at flooding the board, and Ooze Flux / Biogenic Ooze has real potential.