We all know Archaeomancer + Ghostly Flicker + Peregrine Drake is a powerhouse infinite combo in pauperEDH.

What better than to have a piece of it in the command zone?

Better yet, Possessed Skaab is a super Archaeomancer mashed with Gravedigger. Problems with the traditional combo is that there isnt many ways to find Peregrine Drake. with Skaab, we can mill ourself much faster than typical draw spells, and dig fast for the drake, then cast Skaab to return the drake to hand.

Since he is a commander, we dont care about the 2nd clause anyway, as we are OK sending him to the command zone.

10 mana rocks

Deranged Assistant serves double duty here

most of the mill cards are also cantrips/ recursion, so you dont lose card advantage

Artifacts in this deck is just ramp, so we can let it go.

The only enchantment is rhystic study. Once you reach midgame, it isnt very relevant anyway

We have creature recursion Footbottom Feast, Cadaver Imp, Gravedigger, mainly to get back the combo pieces Peregrine Drake, Archaeomancer and its siblings. We can also get back removal creatures like Crypt Rats, Slum Reaper or lifegain/ mill Windgrace Acolyte to dig further.

Spell recursion Mystic Sanctuary, Archaeomancer etc to get back Ghostly Flicker for the win, any mill spell to dig further, or any counterspell.

Archaeomancer + Ghostly Flicker + Peregrine Drake for infinite mana.

With this infinite mana, change the flicker target from peregrine drake to another creature.

If you only have Ghostly Flicker + Peregrine Drake + Possessed Skaab , use the last ETB of Possessed Skaab to get back Archaeomancer from the grave. Now you have 2 recursion creatures. Then proceed to win with the following

Archaeomancer + Ghostly Flicker + Mnemonic Wall Show

Archaeomancer + Balustrade Spy + Ghostly Flicker Show

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47% Casual

53% Competitive

Date added 2 years
Last updated 2 years
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This deck is Pauper EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.82
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