EDH Deck Time – Liliana’s Contract

In general, I like to avoid tutors, because they have a tendency to make the games too similar. I do usually play one or two in a black deck, but never the actual [card]Demonic Tutor[/card]. However, this is different.

This is all about achievements and there’s actually three levels to this one. Level 1: Four demons with different names. Level 2: Four of the actual Liliana-demons. Level 3: Cast [card]Doomsday[/card] to play the demons in the right order. I don’t know what that is, but that’s why it’s an achievement.

We need those tutors here.

[draft]Demonic Tutor
Diabolic Tutor
Behold the Beyond
Blood Speaker
Dark Petition
Diabolic Revelation
Increasing Ambition
Razaketh’s Rite
Rune-Scarred Demon[/draft]

Note that I’ve left out some great tutors, because they don’t fit the theme.

[draft]Demonlord Belzenlok
Kothophed, Soul Hoarder
Razaketh, the Foulblooded

Yes, this means you have to cheat a bit by playing [card]Griselbrand[/card]. But hey, it’s for a good cause. Or alternatively, would Liliana care about your rules?

Of course, we also need our package of Lilianas and Liliana affiliated cards:

[draft]Liliana, Heretical Healer
Liliana of the Dark Realms
Liliana of the Veil
Liliana Vess
Liliana, Death’s Majesty
Liliana, the Last Hope
The Chain Veil
Dark Salvation
Settle the Score
Killing Wave
Rise of the Dark Realms
Dark Dabbling
Baleful Force
Triumph of Cruelty
Liliana’s Caress
Liliana’s Reaver
Liliana’s Specter[/draft]

Heretical Healer will be the commander, because she’s the only legal one.

More demons:

[draft]Archfiend of Depravity
Archfiend of Ifnir
Bloodgift Demon
Demon of Wailing Agonies
Dread Cacodemon
Harvester of Souls
Kagemaro, First to Suffer
Lord of the Void
Nefarox, Overlord of Grixis
Ob Nixilis, the Fallen
Ob Nixilis, Unshackled
Ob Nixilis Reignited
Overseer of the Damned
Pestilence Demon
Reaper from the Abyss
Reiver Demon
Seizan, Perverter of Truth[/draft]

The rest? Well, some removal and card draw would be nice here, but in practice there isn’t room for anything other than mana production, so put the other 50 cards there. Around 40 lands and 10 ways to either find them more efficiently or otherwise produce mana.

Next level: Do the same with Nicol Bolas at the helm.

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