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Competitive Taigam Deck (Persistent Petitioners)

Commander / EDH Combo Competitive Control Mill UB (Dimir)


Hey guys I hope you really enjoy this build. Definitely one of my favorites because it revolves around one of my favorite cards Cryptic Gateway.

This deck is designed to be on the faster end of mill strategies. Definitely a competition build.

The win condition is supported by several tutors and card draw engines. All of the transmute cards are there to grab specific pieces to the main win condition.


The main win con in this deck is Cryptic Gateway and Intruder Alarm with the Persistent Petitioners. Use the Gateway to tap 2 Petitioners and put one out for free. This triggers the Alarm and they all untap, allowing you to do this again and again. As you go, you can tap some to mill and some with the Gateway, putting creatures on the battlefield for free and milling all of your opponents at the same time.

The only problem with this is that it requires a lot of gas. Thats why I've included several draw engines like Kindred Discovery and Vanquisher's Banner.

The main card that will end the game with this combo is Secret Salvage. Fill your hand with every Petitioner in the deck and play them all! Dramatic Reversal can play a big part here as well.

2 game ending cards and back up win cons are Thrumming Stone and Consuming Aberration

Also, one of my favorite lines of play is to have Sphinx of the Chimes on the field, play Secret Salvage, get all my petitioners, and discard them to the Sphinx to draw my deck. At this point, the sky is the limit BUT I love to play Living Death and get all of the discarded petitioners back to play. This takes a lot of Mana. It may take a couple of turns and a little luck to get it done, but it's super fun whenever you can pull it off! With Turnabout, you can typically do this in one turn if you have enough lands to untap.

I appreciate any advice. Thanks!

If you like a more versatile/interactive deck, you'll love this next one! Check it out:

deck:Inst. & Sorc./Lands Theme (Thrasios/Vial Smasher)


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82% Competitive

Top Ranked
Date added 1 year
Last updated 8 months
Exclude colors WRG

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

2 - 0 Mythic Rares

21 - 0 Rares

11 - 0 Uncommons

37 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.87
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