EDH Deck Time – Valentin / Lisette

These cards are kind of weird. They are clearly meant to work together, but obviously, you can’t have each side available to you at the same time, so you need figure out how use both sides. I’m not going to do that. Basically, I’m making a horde deck, which tries to grow the creatures though black’s ability to gain life consistently. It is also possible that Valentin is itself a nice plan in certain contexts, where graveyards are well used.

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EDH Deck Time: Breeches and Kediss

[draft]Breeches, Brazen Plunderer
Kediss, Emberclaw Familiar[/draft]

So, hear me out: If you have both of these on the table, each time you deal combat damage to a player, that damage gets copied to other opponents as well by Kediss. But Breeches doesn’t require combat damage, any damage is enough. Also, Kediss states that the original source is also the source of the new damage. So, you can get three cards exiled in a three player game. Not that you can count that as three card advantage, since there is no way you can play all of them, but it will give you plenty of options.

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EDH Deck Time: Big Game Hunt

For some reason [card]Chevill, Bane of Monsters[/card] reminded me of Sir Hammerlock from Borderlands franchise, so why not build a deck around that? This is a continuation on this.

I don’t think Hammerlock would actually be black, but don’t tell anyone. He is a hunter, but he has (at least in the beginning) naturalist motivations, as he is interested in conservation more than killing. It just so happens that these attempts don’t quite go as planned and these rare creatures just happen end up as trophies on his wall. Later on, the character is depicted more as a hunter, who is interested in learning about these exotic creatures. His method just happens to be to pay someone to kill them.

[draft]Chevill, Bane of Monsters[/draft]

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EDH Deck Time – Karlov and his Nightmarish Cat

After my Nethroi and Umori combo I started to think about other potential companions. [card]Lurrus of the Dream-Den[/card] seems like a very antithetical companion for EDH, so hypothetically what would one do with it?

There’s only two options for commander.

[draft]Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim
Karlov of the Ghost Council[/draft]

Although they do pretty much the same thing, I decided to go with the latter.

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