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Bacon with a Side of Malignus. (Ilharg EDH)

Commander / EDH* Aggro Casual Mono-Red

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Why Ilharg?

1: Who could possibly say "no" to the thought of Sneak Attack on a stick, or the thought of being able to serve your opponents a Bacon-and-Blightsteel knuckle sandwich as early as turn 2 or 3?

2: Once Ilharg is out, the only real ways to remove him from the battlefield are via cards like Darksteel Mutation or Terminus. Even when he is exiled or removed, the fact that he's only the third card from the top means that I can simply recast him in 3 turns, all while avoiding the commander tax.

So, the main objective of this deck is pretty straightforward: Ramp out Ilharg, the Raze-Boar ASAP, preferably with haste-givers like Generator Servant or Hall of the Bandit Lord (and maybe with either Cavern of Souls or Red Elemental Blast if your opponents are running blue), swing with Ilharg, and crap out either:

1: A creature with an ETB effect (Spawn of Thraxes, Fanatic of Mogis, Combustible Gearhulk, Duplicant, etc.),

2: A creature with a combat damage/on attack effect (Balefire Dragon, Etali, Primal Storm, Hellkite Tyrant, etc.),

or 3: Just a good old-fashioned game-ending beatstick (Blightsteel Colossus, Malignus).

If Ilharg's cost gets too unmanageable, Sneak Attack, Purphoros, Bronze-Blooded, and Feldon of the Third Path can serve in his absence.

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53% Casual

47% Competitive

Date added 3 months
Last updated 1 month
Legality

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

14 - 0 Mythic Rares

40 - 0 Rares

15 - 0 Uncommons

4 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 4.54
Tokens None Copy Clone, 1/1 Myr
Folders Uncategorized
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