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Corpse In The Closet |Corpse Augur Combo PDH|

Pauper EDH* Mono-Black



This is the best combo deck in PDH if you like black. Unless of course, you don't like killing yourself.

I hear you asking: What? Why would I want to kill myself?

Okay, lets start over. Look at the commander. Look at that card advantage. Next, look at that life loss.

We play all good PDH sac outlets known to well, me in this deck. Our deck requires extreme amounts of mana to cast and recast Corpse Augur Through Commander Tax (preferably with Tortured Existence instead), and after killing one (or two or three) player, it is extremely likely you won't ever be able to either cast your commander, or have enough life to combo again. ( Corpse Augur says 'Target Player' so you don't have to use your own Corpses). With both black Fling effects in pauper, we can gain enough life to possibly win using Horror of the Broken Lands , Grisly Survivor , Moodmark Painter , etc.

Back to the mana: I present to you Skirge Familiar .

This (thing?) converts cards directly into mana, which is alot of mana. With our commander we can draw cards until we die of life loss, so we plan on winning before that. You typically can kill up to 3 people! Thankfully, we don't have to cast our commander with commander tax. We have Raise Dead ! (Effects, not the card). With things like Tortured Existence , we can draw until we die!

This deck needs Politics to combo: You won't last without friends in high (or even low) places.

Is this deck for me?

If you like playing:

  • Weird brews your opponents don't know what to do with.

  • Crazy explosive decks that can end the game at over 100 life and with no cards left in the library.

  • Slower decks that rely on your opponents not killing you early.

Alright, but when do I combo?

Since we only have one tutor, expect to combo on turn 13. That is, assuming you still have life to waste.

On the maybeboard:

Extra card draw could be benefical, but don't take out creatures for it. Rotting Mastodon is great being exiled by Rotfeaster (Hmm, let me call a flavor judge...), and is a genereally good blocker. I might find room for it later.

Final Thoughts

Try to stay alive! And remember to loop your powerful ETB effects ( Moodmark Painter , Gary)


Updates Add

I have offically droped the cane. It was fun when it was good, but it just wasn't good enough. It has been replaced with Exhume , for a much better card before and during combos. While you now will have much more trouble killing 6 other players in one turn, I don't think that situation will come up... ever.


Date added 2 years
Last updated 1 year

This deck is not Pauper EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.48
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