This deck is an ode to my favorite villain from the multiverse, Nicol Bolas. And, I believe he was given a bad ending to his story. So, this deck is to make amends with that, and bring him into victory, and the dreadhorde is coming with him.

No, this isn’t a powerful deck. This is a theme that is aiming to have fun with.

So the purpose of the deck is build our dreadhorde army, and start smacking our opponents, and deprive them of their lives.

Let me break the deck down for everyone. And, if you have other cards for the deck that could make it more on theme, I am totally open for ideas please.

Mana Ramp: Ramp to me is difficult in grixis because the obvious, no green. So you have to rely on artifacts, or cards like Solemn Simulacrum.

Sol ring, arcane signet, Solemn simulacrum, burnished hard, wayfarers bauble, fellwar stone, talismanx3, mind stone,

Card Draw: This was a fun section to build out because there are some ok to decent amass cards that can help draw cards.

Soul diviner, Spark Reaper, commence the endgame, honor the god-pharaoh, rhystic study, pull from tomorrow, syphon mind, tezzerets gambit, contentious plan, phyrexian arena

Targeted removal: Same as this section, we can make the army bigger thanks to cards like Bleeding Edge. It is big on counter spells or exile or discard.

Bleeding edge, callous Dismissal, crush dissent, counterspell, bedevil, disallow, feed the swarm, countersquall, Nicol Bolas deceiver/planeswalker, toll of the invasion,

Board Wipe: My favorite amass card playing in standard was Widespread Brutality. This was such an honestly fun, and effective one sides board wipe to take out creatures.

Vandalblast, widespread brutality, cyclonic rift,

Dreadhorde Army: The army has all the amass cards, and a majority of the dreadhorde cards themselves. This is fun zombie smash deck. Nothing too crazy here as far as the creatures.

Aven eternal,dreadhorde invasion, dreadhorde twins, enter the god-externals, eternal sky lord, gleaming overseer, grim initiate, herald of the dreadhorde, invade the city, lazotep chancellor, lazotep plating, lazotep reaver, vizier of the scorpion, dreadhorde arcanist, dreadhorde butcher, god-eternal bontu, god-eternal kefnet, Neheb, dreadhorde champion

Bolas is King: You obviously need Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God. It’s a nice alt win condition for the deck too.

Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God

Combos: The combos in the deck is meant to help keep on theme. Bolas’ Citadel helps with that in this deck. The more classic blue combo of Dramatic Reversal and Isochron Scepter to me is also on theme because I am reversing history in a dramatic way.

Bolas’ Citadel + Sensei’s Divining Top + Aetherflux Resevoir, Isochron Scepter + Deamatic reversal

Win conditions: The ultimate win condition for flavor reasons is Torment of Hailfire. Cause just look at that card. It would be a shame if I didn’t add it. Especially if I have the above mentioned combo to get infinite mana.

Torment of hailfire


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38% Competitive

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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

9 - 0 Mythic Rares

39 - 0 Rares

19 - 0 Uncommons

19 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.09
Tokens 0/0 B Token Creature Zombie Army, Copy Clone
Folders Uncategorized, EDH INSPIRATION
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