Queen Marchesa

Queen Marchesa

Legendary Creature — Human Assassin

Deathtouch, haste

When this enters the battlefield, you become the monarch.

At the begining of your upkeep, if an opponent is the monarch, create a 1/1 black Assassin creature token with deathtouch and haste.

Queen Marchesa Discussion

Luciferian on March Inside

1 month ago

That sounds like a very interesting deck, do you have it here on tappedout, I would love to check it out.

I wouldn't say Solemn Simulacrum is great, but I would definitely run it over Tithe or Verge Rangers . I thought about switching it with Burnished Hart , but haven't gotten around to testing that yet.

For a Mardu deck, it does surprisingly well in both ramp and card draw (thanks Queen Marchesa (long may she reign)) aspects so Land tax effects don't trigger often after early game. I am sure Tithe is great when you need it, but I don't think its worth running 3 of ( Land Tax , Knight of the White Orchid )

To answer your question though, in combination with creature recursion I find Solemn Simulacrum more useful.

griffstick on Best commanders to introduce new …

1 month ago

I dont think it matters much. But just keep it fun. Queen Marchesa or Selvala, Explorer Returned Not something like Talrand, Sky Summoner

DrukenReaps on Changing Commanders

2 months ago

So I had this pillow fort group slug deck led by Queen Marchesa for a long time. She had a few good synergies with the deck like Solitary Confinement and Chandra's Ignition but the deck really didn't do well if peeps killed off a few good enchants. It is now led by Ghen, Arcanum Weaver . I made some changes to better take advantage of him but to me it is pretty much the same deck.

I've only done this one other time where I decided to change my colorless deck from Karn, Silver Golem to Kozilek, the Great Distortion . In that case the change was made because I find Karn too oppressive by easily wiping out lands. Though I'd say that deck is significantly different from the original.

What decks of yours were led by one commander and then after some play time you changed to a different one? Do you do this a lot? Do you think of it as the same deck now or did it change too much?

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

2 months ago

doesn't seem to have a real option for a superfriends commander, Queen Marchesa seems to be the only one that I've seen and makes sense with diverting the attacks at least.

I think Daretti, Angrath, and Kaya make the most sense to get a Mardu iteration, and of them, Kaya seems the easiest to add read rather than add white to the other two.


Kaya, the Avenger

Legendary Planeswalker - Kaya

Planeswalkers and Emblems you control have deathtouch and lifelink

+1: Kaya, the Avenger deals 1 damage to any target.

-3: Exile target permanent.

-6: You get an emblem with "Whenever a nontoken permanent you control leaves the battlefield, this emblem deals 1 damage to any target."

Kaya, the Avenger can be your commander.

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I'd like to see a depiction of what Kaya is avenging

JoltsOfEnergy on Fun Original wincons for Queen …

3 months ago

Hi there. My friends and I have a deckbuilding challenge to make a deck with a very limited amount of money other than some mana rocks. I wanted to make something original for Queen Marchesa , but I'm running out of ideas. Wanted to see if somebody knows of any original wincons you don't see very often. The deck I have right now is here: Queen of Memes.

MaltOMeal on Absolute Theocracy

4 months ago

Sup lobsternips!

As a baseline, you'll need to add lands, which I'm sure you know. Since you're making Treasure and Gold tokens in this deck you'd probably be good with roughly 34-36 lands, leaning more to the most mana color you'll need, say like a 25/25/50 split if thats what you're going for.

- We'll cover your cards to include by type, so lets start with creatures. I like the Angels, Demons, and Dragons subtheme, if you were considering it I'd try and include Kaalia of the Vast if you can get your hands on one, otherwise just slim down on the tribal stuff, reaching too far into each different theme could result in inconsistencies and clunky play. I've been there, it sucks a lot. (Unfortunately, you can't run Shalai, Voice of Plenty since she has a Selesnya color identity)

-When it comes to your Dragons, I think you hit the nail on the head, nothing I would really change or take out. Allows for Magda, Brazen Outlaw to have a decent outlet if you don't want an artifact.

-Finally, the other things you've got going. Dockside should just be an auto-include, albeit a heavy price tag, but if you can get one you should definitely include it.

  • Dark Impostor , while mana intensive is still a decent mana sink that can function effectively as targeted removal. Definitely keep your edict creatures, they are super useful and trigger Negan, and thats what you want.

  • Starnheim Aspirant is useful if you go super heavy into the Angel theme, but if you skimp on the Angel theme this could very often be a dead card.

  • Storm-Kiln Artist , I like this a lot for this deck, can be a beater, and generates value.

  • Vault Robber , seems bad, and bad to do. Synergizes with Magda and makes Treasure tokens, but thats really it... PLUS it requires you to have a creature in YOUR grave. I'd cut this, but if you have a reason to play it I'm not seeing immediately play it in your deck.

  • Viscera Seer , good card, good sac outlet, not much else to say.

  • Creatures I'd include based on what I've seen: Solemn Simulacrum , Burnished Hart and Mayhem Devil . Some good ramp and a decent damage dealer if you'd like to play a cheap one. Plus the Devil is great at just 3 mana.

First thing I wanna point out is the abundance of them, its good, but its quite a few. I like the variety of them though, from token generation to mana value, all of them are GOOD in a sense.

  • Angelic Renewal is basically a one time effect. While good, there are better recursion spells out there, but this one does fit the Angel theme so thats really cool. :D

  • Land Tax : Definitely play this if you want more inclusions in your deck and want to play less lands, but don't forget to have a focus on more basic lands for the landbase.
  • Luminarch Ascension is subject to removal by other players, and somewhat makes you a target, but with Divine Visitation and your non-Treasure generators make this super useful.
  • Aside from that, I think that's a decent spread of enchantments. Nothing to add really, love the inclusion of the Sagas and Revel in Riches .

    I'm sure you'll add more later, but here are some I'd DEFINITELY include:

  • The three signets for your colors, Arcane Signet as well.

  • Goldvein Pick : hidden tRAESurES!!!
  • Inspiring Statuary for a low mana investment, you can effectively keep your Treasures around, or use your Gold tokens twice(tap it for colorless, then sac it for colored mana).
  • Panharmonicon to double up on edict effects.

  • Not much in this category outside of removal or token generation.

  • Wouldn't run Secure the Wastes strictly because it doesn't put Humans into play, play the sorcery option Martial Coup instead if you want a token creator with some OOMPH.

  • I'd recommend more removal, but with everything else considered I think you're pretty much good here. Really like the Crackling Doom and Vona's Hunger inclusions.

    OOOOkay, lots to look at here.

  • Mortuary Mire : Get that creature back in play!
  • High Market : Useful when Dictate of Erebos is in play.
  • Sanctum of Eternity / Command Beacon : You never know when you might need to use them. Negan can get expensive real fast.
  • That basically does it for my brief review, hope I was of some help!

    griffstick on LIfelink and prevention

    5 months ago

    You could also drop the blue and add black and use Queen Marchesa as your cmdr. She's pretty well know as the most commonly use aikido cmdr. If anyone wants to plug in a deck list go ahead.

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