Sabaton joke aside...

This is my first self-made deck aside from precons, and I play this at my semi-casual, semi-sweaty table. I am ignorant of EDH power levels so I am unsure of the general power of the table!

The idea of this deck is to capitalize on single attacks, while gaining value from Isshin, Two Heavens as One. As the deck is slow currently, I am doubling down on cards that can help slow the game-state down to allow me to establish the board, such as: Silent Arbiter, Ghostly Prison, Smothering Tithe.

The deck is capable in the sense that it has recursion in the forms of Alesha, Who Smiles at Death, Heiko Yamazaki, the General, Ironsoul Enforcer, Norika Yamazaki, the Poet. Alesha is a lynchpin as she not only grabs some of the samurai, but she also gets my equipment creatures back; as well as Silent Arbiter.

Additionally, when it comes to combat. The idea that Samurai attack alone, is interesting; and the deck does capitalize on that with Heiko, Ironsoul, and Norika. The deck can still swing wide as the deck is not limited to wanting to attack with a single creature.

Unfortunately, I have only gotten a few games in. The games were against a slightly modified dinosaur precon. The biggest limiting factor seems to be the speed of the deck, and the ramp of the deck. I have included some ramp cards in the maybe board, but I don't know how to include them into the deck. Another major limiting factor is that I recently came back to MTG, specifically for EDH; and my knowledge of cards is very limited.

Any critique or idea's would be greatly appreceated.


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94% Casual


Date added 3 months
Last updated 3 months

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

1 - 0 Mythic Rares

35 - 0 Rares

27 - 0 Uncommons

18 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.72
Tokens Copy Clone, Dragon Spirit 5/5 R, Samurai 2/2 W w/ Double strike, Treasure
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