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Death, Decay, with a Hint of Booty

Pauper EDH* Combo Mono-Black Pauper Reanimator



I had a lot of fun making my other PDH deck How Graceful, so I decided to make this one. Hope you like it.

There's a pretty intricate combo that requires a lot of pieces, but if you pull it off, it can win almost instantly. The cards required for this combo are Pitiless Plunderer , Ashnod's Altar , Falkenrath Noble , Dutiful Attendant , and Pit Keeper with at least 4 creatures in the graveyard. With Pitiless Plunderer and Ashnod's Altar in play, just cast Dutiful Attendant . Sacrifice Dutiful Attendant to Ashnod's Altar and return any creature from your graveyard to hand. Cast Pit Keeper and return Dutiful Attendant back to hand. Sac the Pit Keeper to get enough mana to cast Dutiful Attendant creating an infinite death trigger to wipe everyone out with Falkenrath Noble . Intricate? Yes. Glass cannon? Yes. Fun? Of course.

I don't know why but I always try to include combos into my decks, even though they might not even require them. I like the intricacies and the mental magic you have to go through in order to pull stuff off. It can shock people and leave them in awe, if they don't hate you first anyway. I know a lot of people don't like combos. They might see them as cheap and downright frustrating because you have to sit there and just watch if you can't do anything about it. However, I feel that if you can pull off a 5 card combo, you deserve the win. 2 card combos are just annoying (I'm looking at you Exquisite Blood + Sanguine Bond ), 3 can be a little frustrating, but anything over that are just a sight to behold. However, if you're not a fan, you don't have to do it in order to win. It's more of a glass cannon than anything else.

There's a less convoluted combo with Ashnod's Altar + Myr Retriever + Workshop Assistant with Pitiless Plunderer out. Sacrifice Workshop Assistant to bring back Myr Retriever from graveyard. Pitiless Plunderer nets you 1 mana, then play Myr Retriever with the 2 mana from Ashnod's Altar , sacrifice the Retriever, bring back the Assistant and repeat this process until you get millions of mana. Do with it what you will. Falkenrath Noble ? Slap it down. Deathgreeter ? Gain a million life. The possibilities are endless.


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Date added 2 years
Last updated 3 weeks
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This deck is not Pauper EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.68
Tokens 1/1 Saproling, 1/1 Thopter, 2/2 Zombie, 0/1 Eldrazi Spawn, Treasure
Folders EDH Pauper
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+1 Falkenrath Noble main
+1 Myr Retriever main