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.

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M19 Brews, pt. 2 – Monored Midrange

We have a great new tool for these decks against the white-based control decks. It has functionality against black as well.

Why is it great? Because we can sack cards like [card]Rekindling Phoenix[/card] when they are about to get hit with [card]Seal Away[/card], [card]Cast Out[/card], [card]Vraska’s Contempt[/card] or [card]Settle the Wreckage[/card]. It can actually do a lot more than that. How about the synergy with [card]Kari Zev, Skyship Raider[/card]? Just give Ragavan the boot at end of combat and that’s an extra card (sort of) for one mana. In a right deck, just sacking creatures from under a removal spell is just good as well.

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EDH Deck Time: Demonlord Belzenlok

Well, sooner or later I had to do it.

[draft]Demonlord Belzenlok[/draft]

It is, after all, an Elder Demon. Or The Elder Demon, since there aren’t any others as of this writing. In fact, all the other Elders are either Dragons or Dinosaurs. I guess you can’t reach elderhood unless your creature type starts with a ‘d’. So, while we’re waiting for that Legendary Elder Deserter to happen, we’ll talk about this.

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EDH Deck Time: Grothama

Grothama is a weird case. I know players who have been looking forward to a Wurm commander for ages, but I don’t think this is going to be it, although with the general quality of Wurms (looking at you, [card]Craw Wurm[/card], although I can’t be mad at that card…), you don’t really mind throwing them at this thing.

[draft]Grothama, All-Devouring[/draft]

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