Trying to find a way to make Pests work in modern.

The point is to have a Blood Artist or Zaluport Cutthroat, start making Pests, and start sacrificing them to gain the life and make the opponent lose the life.

Carrion Feeder and Viscera Seer are the main sacrifice engines of the deck. They are both 1 drop creatures and can sacrifice a creature for free.

Dina, Soul Steeper can also be used to sacrifice the Pests, but she is less effective because it costs mana. She also helps to burn the opponent every time you gain life.

Testing between Tend the Pests and Callous Bloodmage , I'm feeling like the Bloodmage would help this deck more. He can come in and make a token, so he's better if I have a Plumb the Forbidden in hand.

Eldritch Evolution and Collected Company are both in the deck to help with consistency, and pulling the creatures I need to get the combo going. When they are played with a Sedgemoor Witch , they also give me a pest token.

This is the second major modern deck I have tried making, so any feedback is appreciated! Once in person events come back,, I might try brining this to some FNMs, and maybe other major Modern events, so I would like to know if you guys think this deck could play well in modern.


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37% Casual

63% Competitive

Top Ranked
  • Achieved #27 position overall 1 month ago
  • Achieved #7 position in Modern 1 month ago
  • Achieved #2 position in Modern BG (Golgari) 1 month ago
Date added 2 months
Last updated 1 month

This deck is Modern legal.

Rarity (main - side)

27 - 4 Rares

13 - 3 Uncommons

11 - 3 Commons

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 2.08
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