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Just Froggin' Around - The Gitrog Monster Primer

Commander / EDH BG (Golgari) Competitive Infinite Combo Primer



The Gitrog Monster Combo is a complex series of quasi-infinite loops utilizing The Gitrog Monster herself, a free discard outlet, and Dakmor Salvage, along with a few other cards to create a reliable and hard to disrupt instant-speed win against any number of opponents.

In this primer I will break down the individual phases of the combo and different variations based on what resources you have available.

The story of the Gitrog Monster: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-story/sacrifice-2016-03-23
"You are a fool. You cannot kill the Gitrog. There is only one thing to do...Sacrifice."

The Combo

Phase 1: Draw your deck Show

Phase 2: Infinite Draw Triggers Show

Phase 3: Infinite Black Mana Show

Phase 4: Infinite Green Mana Show

Phase 5: Winning the Game Show

Tips and Tricks Show

Coming Soon -

Chains of Mephistopheles Tips and Tricks
Resolving Ad Nauseam Tips
How to Necro (potence, not threads) Tips
Doomsday Guide
Coping with Haters: How to dodge the hate cards that stop the combo


Thanks to the following redditors for their work on this deck and their help discovering some of the various tips, tricks and loops that make this beautiful deck operate so fluidly.


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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

4 - 0 Mythic Rares

50 - 0 Rares

21 - 0 Uncommons

20 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 1.57
Tokens 1/1 Spirit
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