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Lame Rare Decks - Clay Schubert (6/3/2009)

Everybody wants a playset of Maelstrom Pulse
Maelstrom Pulse
Maelstrom PulseSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
92
Text:
Destroy target nonland permanent and all other permanents with the same name as that permanent.
s. Unfortunately, we cannot all afford them. There are a lot of cards that get tossed aside because they do not have the power of the Pulses or the charismatic draw of Nicol Bolas, Planeswalker
Nicol Bolas, Planeswalker
Nicol Bolas, PlaneswalkerSet: Conflux
Cost:
8
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Planeswalker
Sub Type:
Bolas
Rarity:
M
Number:
120
Text:
+3: Destroy target noncreature permanent. -2: Gain control of target creature. -9: Nicol Bolas, Planeswalker deals 7 damage to target player. That player discards seven cards, then sacrifices seven permanents.
. There are tons of rares that are sadly ignored, yet still fun to play. Here are seven decks built with rares that are often left to sit in boxes while flashier, more expensive rares dominate tables. You’d be surprised how well some of these work.

#1 Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.

#2 Ooze Garden
Ooze Garden
Ooze GardenSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
143
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Text:
1G, Sacrifice a non-Ooze creature: Put an X/X green Ooze creature token into play, where X is the sacrificed creature's power. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

#3 Plague of Vermin
Plague of Vermin
Plague of VerminSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of life. Repeat this process until no one pays life. Each player puts a 1/1 black Rat creature token into play for each 1 life he or she paid this way.

#4 Forced Fruition
Forced Fruition
Forced FruitionSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
66
Artist:
William O'Connor
Text:
Whenever an opponent plays a spell, that player draws seven cards. 0

#5 River Kelpie
River Kelpie
River KelpieSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
49
Artist:
Jeff Easley
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever River Kelpie or another permanent is put into play from a graveyard, draw a card. Whenever a spell is played from a graveyard, draw a card. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

#6 Goblin Razerunners
Goblin Razerunners
Goblin RazerunnersSet: Conflux
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
1R, Sacrifice a land: Put a +1/+1 counter on Goblin Razerunners. At the end of your turn, you may have Goblin Razerunners deal damage equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on it to target player.

#7 Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound DragonSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
90
Power:
3
Toughness:
5
Text:
Flying Whenever Spellbound Dragon attacks, draw a card, then discard a card. Spellbound Dragon gets +X/+0 until end of turn, where X is the discarded card's converted mana cost.


Keep an eye out for spell guest appearances by Cosmic Larva
Cosmic Larva
Cosmic LarvaSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
63
Power:
7
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample. At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice two lands, or sacrifice Cosmic Larva.
and Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth InfusionSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
14
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
25
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Affinity for artifacts. Untap all artifacts.
!



Deck # 1: Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.

B.G.O. (Big, Giant Ooze)

Land: 24
10 Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.

9 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.
s
3 Llanowar Reborn
Llanowar Reborn
Llanowar RebornSet: Future Sight
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
U
Number:
171
Artist:
Philip Straub
Text:
Llanowar Reborn comes into play tapped.
T Add G to your mana pool.
Graft 1 (This land comes into play with a +1/+1 counter on it. Whenever a creature comes into play, you may move a +1/+1 counter from this land onto it.)

2 Mosswort Bridge
Mosswort Bridge
Mosswort BridgeSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
270
Artist:
Jeremy Jarvis
Text:
Hideaway (This land comes into play tapped. When it does, look at the top four cards of your library, remove one from the game face down, then put the rest on the bottom of your library.) T: Add G to your mana pool. G, T: You may play the removed card without paying its mana cost if creatures you control have total power 10 or greater.


Creatures: 14
4 Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.

4 Devoted Druid
Devoted Druid
Devoted DruidSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Druid
Rarity:
C
Number:
110
Artist:
Darrell Riche
Power:
0
Toughness:
2
Text:
T Add G to your mana pool. Put a -1/-1 counter on Devoted Druid: Untap Devoted Druid.

4 Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid ElfSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Berserker
Rarity:
U
Number:
50
Power:
3
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste Cascade (When you play this spell, remove cards from the top of your library from the game until you remove a nonland card that costs less. You may play it without paying its mana cost. Put the removed cards on the bottom in a random order.)

2 Boggart Ram-Gang
Boggart Ram-Gang
Boggart Ram-GangSet: Premium Deck Series Fire and Lightning
Cost:
15
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
U
Number:
13
Artist:
Dave Allsop
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Haste Wither (This deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters.)


Spells: 24
4 Tower Above
Tower Above
Tower AboveSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
131
Artist:
Thomas Denmark
Text:
(o(2/g) can be paid with any two mana or with G. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Until end of turn, target creature gets +4/+4 and gains trample, wither, and "When this creature attacks, target creature blocks it this turn if able." (It deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters.)

4 Manamorphose
Manamorphose
ManamorphoseSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
211
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
Add two mana in any combination of colors to your mana pool. Draw a card.

4 Sangrite Surge
Sangrite Surge
Sangrite SurgeSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
6
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
190
Artist:
Jarreau Wimberly
Text:
Target creature gets +3/+3 and gains double strike until end of turn.

2 Wildsize
Wildsize
WildsizeSet: Guildpact
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
98
Text:
Target creature gets +2/+2 and gains trample until end of turn. Draw a card.

2 Mage Slayer
Mage Slayer
Mage SlayerSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Artifact
Sub Type:
Equipment
Rarity:
U
Number:
57
Text:
Whenever equipped creature attacks, it deals damage equal to its power to defending player. Equip {3}

2 Colossal Might
Colossal Might
Colossal MightSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
2
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
51
Text:
Target creature gets +4/+2 and gains trample until end of turn.

2 Might of Oaks
Might of Oaks
Might of OaksSet: Urza's Legacy
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
106
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Target creature gets +7/+7 until end of turn.

2 Violent Outbusrt
2 Flame Javelin
Flame Javelin
Flame JavelinSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
92
Artist:
Trevor Hairsine
Text:
(o(2/r) can be paid with any two mana or with R. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Flame Javelin deals 4 damage to target creature or player.

 
How the deck works:
There a lot of cards in here that transform a 1/1 Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
that can deal lethal damage in a single turn. Since Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
is a “junk rare” card, it comes out of nowhere for the win. When I first saw the card, I knew I had to build a deck around it. It was really good, until Alara Reborn came out. Then it got insane. Bloodbraid Elves put it over the top.

I originally had some defensive cards in here, like Dosan the Falling Leaf
Dosan the Falling Leaf
Dosan the Falling LeafSet: Champions of Kamigawa
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Monk
Rarity:
R
Number:
205
Artist:
Mark Zug
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Players can play spells only during their own turns.
and Shielding Plax
Shielding Plax
Shielding PlaxSet: Dissension
Color:
Multicolor
Rarity:
C
Number:
147
Artist:
Brian Hagan
, but they kinda slowed the deck down.

Card Choices:
Devoted Druid
Devoted Druid
Devoted DruidSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Druid
Rarity:
C
Number:
110
Artist:
Darrell Riche
Power:
0
Toughness:
2
Text:
T Add G to your mana pool. Put a -1/-1 counter on Devoted Druid: Untap Devoted Druid.
: She can tap for two mana a turn, which is great, because it helps you power out those twenty-damage out of nowhere turns.

Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid ElfSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Berserker
Rarity:
U
Number:
50
Power:
3
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste Cascade (When you play this spell, remove cards from the top of your library from the game until you remove a nonland card that costs less. You may play it without paying its mana cost. Put the removed cards on the bottom in a random order.)
: At minimum, she give your Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
+5/+5. At best she gives your Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
+11/+11. Oh, and since she’s haste, she adds on another 3 damage!

Tower Above
Tower Above
Tower AboveSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
131
Artist:
Thomas Denmark
Text:
(o(2/g) can be paid with any two mana or with G. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Until end of turn, target creature gets +4/+4 and gains trample, wither, and "When this creature attacks, target creature blocks it this turn if able." (It deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters.)
: This gives Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
+10/+10, trample, wither, and “target creature must block it his turn if able.” (It’s converted mana cost is 6. Sorry
Sorry
SorrySet: Unglued
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
27
Artist:
Kaja Foglio
Text:
Before playing any spell, if a copy of that spell card is in any graveyard, the spell's caster may say Sorry. If he or she does not, any other player may counter the spell by saying Sorry as it is cast.If any player says Sorry at any other time, Sorry deals 2 damage to that player.
, but it cannot be played off of Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid Elf
Bloodbraid ElfSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Berserker
Rarity:
U
Number:
50
Power:
3
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste Cascade (When you play this spell, remove cards from the top of your library from the game until you remove a nonland card that costs less. You may play it without paying its mana cost. Put the removed cards on the bottom in a random order.)
.) I used this to kill an indestructible Rafiq, which was really, really nice.

Manamorphose
Manamorphose
ManamorphoseSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
211
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
Add two mana in any combination of colors to your mana pool. Draw a card.
: Gives a free +2/+2 to Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
, as well as helps you set up the costs needed for Tower Above
Tower Above
Tower AboveSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
131
Artist:
Thomas Denmark
Text:
(o(2/g) can be paid with any two mana or with G. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Until end of turn, target creature gets +4/+4 and gains trample, wither, and "When this creature attacks, target creature blocks it this turn if able." (It deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters.)
and Flame Javelin
Flame Javelin
Flame JavelinSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
92
Artist:
Trevor Hairsine
Text:
(o(2/r) can be paid with any two mana or with R. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Flame Javelin deals 4 damage to target creature or player.


Sangrite Surge
Sangrite Surge
Sangrite SurgeSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
6
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
190
Artist:
Jarreau Wimberly
Text:
Target creature gets +3/+3 and gains double strike until end of turn.
: One hit kill. Turns your ooze into an 10/10 doublestriker.

Mage Slayer
Mage Slayer
Mage SlayerSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Artifact
Sub Type:
Equipment
Rarity:
U
Number:
57
Text:
Whenever equipped creature attacks, it deals damage equal to its power to defending player. Equip {3}
: Allows your big ooze to effectively gain double strike, or take out an annoying blocker.

Flame Javelin
Flame Javelin
Flame JavelinSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
92
Artist:
Trevor Hairsine
Text:
(o(2/r) can be paid with any two mana or with R. This card's converted mana cost is 6.) Flame Javelin deals 4 damage to target creature or player.
: Gives Manaplasm
Manaplasm
ManaplasmSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
138
Artist:
Daarken
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever you play a spell, Manaplasm gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
+6/+6, can clear a blocker, or deal the last bits of damage to your opponent.



Deck # 2: Ooze Garden
Ooze Garden
Ooze GardenSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
143
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Text:
1G, Sacrifice a non-Ooze creature: Put an X/X green Ooze creature token into play, where X is the sacrificed creature's power. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

O.G.S. (Ooze Garden
Ooze Garden
Ooze GardenSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
143
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Text:
1G, Sacrifice a non-Ooze creature: Put an X/X green Ooze creature token into play, where X is the sacrificed creature's power. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.
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Land: 24
12 Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.

12 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.
s

Creatures: 12 +16
4 Primal Forcemage
Primal Forcemage
Primal ForcemageSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
U
Number:
212
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play under your control, that creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.

4 Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.

2 Brawn
Brawn
BrawnSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
107
Artist:
Matt Cavotta

Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Trample. As long as Brawn is in your graveyard and you control a Forest, creatures you control have trample.

2 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror BreakerSet: From the Vault Legends
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Shaman
Rarity:
M
Number:
4
Artist:
Steven Belledin
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste {T}: Put a token that's a copy of target nonlegendary creature you control onto the battlefield. That token has haste. Sacrifice it at the beginning of the next end step.


Choose any combination of 16 total creatures from this list. The jankier, the better! You can tailor the deck to your liking depending on the other cards you put in.
Spark Elemental
Spark Elemental
Spark ElementalSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
1
Color:
Red
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
C
Number:
79
Artist:
John Avon
Power:
3
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample. At the end of turn, sacrifice Spark Elemental.

Hellspark Elemental
Hellspark Elemental
Hellspark ElementalSet: Conflux
Cost:
2
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
U
Number:
65
Power:
3
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample, haste At end of turn, sacrifice Hellspark Elemental. Unearth 1R (1R: Return this card from your graveyard to play. It gains haste. Remove it from the game at end of turn or if it would leave play. Unearth only as a sorcery.)

Cosmic Larva
Cosmic Larva
Cosmic LarvaSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
63
Power:
7
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample. At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice two lands, or sacrifice Cosmic Larva.

Lavacore Elemental
Lavacore Elemental
Lavacore ElementalSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
U
Number:
103
Artist:
E. M. Gist
Power:
5
Toughness:
3
Text:
Vanishing 1 (This permanent comes into play with a time counter on it. At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a time counter from it. When the last is removed, sacrifice it.) Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, put a time counter on Lavacore Elemental.

Briarhorn
Briarhorn
BriarhornSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
U
Number:
199
Artist:
Nils Hamm
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Flash When Briarhorn comes into play, target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn. Evoke 1G (You may play this spell for its evoke cost. If you do, it's sacrificed when it comes into play.)

Ravaging Riftwurm
Ravaging Riftwurm
Ravaging RiftwurmSet: Future Sight
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wurm
Rarity:
U
Number:
135
Artist:
Michael Phillippi
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Kicker 4(You may pay an additional 4 as you play this spell.)
Vanishing 2 (This permanent comes into play with two time counters on it. At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a time counter from it. When the last is removed, sacrifice it.)
If the kicker cost was paid, Ravaging Riftwurm comes into play with three additional time counters on it.

Scuzzback Marauders
Scuzzback Marauders
Scuzzback MaraudersSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
C
Number:
216
Artist:
Pete Venters
Power:
5
Toughness:
2
Text:
Trample Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

Hell’s Thunder
Thunderblust
Thunderblust
ThunderblustSet: Eventide
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
63
Artist:
Dan Scott
Power:
7
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste Thunderblust has trample as long as it has a -1/-1 counter on it. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

Scoria Wurm
Scoria Wurm
Scoria WurmSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wurm
Rarity:
R
Number:
212
Artist:
Steve Firchow
Power:
7
Toughness:
7
Text:
During your upkeep, flip a coin. If you lose the flip, return Scoria Wurm to owner's hand.

Lithophage
Lithophage
LithophageSet: Mercadian Masques
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Insect
Rarity:
R
Number:
202
Artist:
Mike Ploog
Power:
7
Toughness:
7
Text:
At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Lithophage unless you sacrifice a mountain.

Crazed Armodon
Crazed Armodon
Crazed ArmodonSet: Tempest
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elephant
Rarity:
R
Artist:
Gary Leach
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
G: Crazed Armodon gets +3/+0 and gains trample until end of turn. At end of turn, destroy Crazed Armodon. Use this ability only once each turn.

Aboroth
Aboroth
AborothSet: Weatherlight
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Aboroth
Rarity:
R
Artist:
Brom
Power:
9
Toughness:
9
Text:
Cumulative upkeepPut a -1/-1 counter on Aboroth

Endless Wurm
Endless Wurm
Endless WurmSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wurm
Rarity:
R
Number:
249
Artist:
DiTerlizzi
Power:
9
Toughness:
9
Text:
Trample During your upkeep, sacrifice an enchantment or sacrifice Endless Wurm.

Furystroke Giant
Krosan Beast
Krosan Beast
Krosan BeastSet: Odyssey
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Squirrel Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
248
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Threshold - Krosan Beast gets +7/+7. (You have threshold as long as seven or more cards are in your graveyard.)

Bioplasm
Bioplasm
BioplasmSet: Guildpact
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ooze
Rarity:
R
Number:
81
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
Whenever Bioplasm attacks, remove the top card of your library from the game. If it’s a creature card, Bioplasm gets +X/+Y until end of turn, where X is the removed creature card’s power and Y is its toughness. (A * on a card not in play is 0.)
– errr… wait. Nevermind! Stupid “non-Ooze” clause!
Groundbreaker
Groundbreaker
GroundbreakerSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
r
Number:
148
Artist:
Matt Cavotta
Power:
6
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample, haste At end of turn, sacrifice Groundbreaker.

Ball Lightning
Ball Lightning
Ball LightningSet: Fourth Edition
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ball Lightning
Rarity:
R
Artist:
Quinton Hoover
Power:
6
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample Ball Lightning can attack the turn it comes into play. At the end of any turn, bury Ball Lightning.

Phyrexian Soulgorger
Phyrexian Soulgorger
Phyrexian SoulgorgerSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Sub Type:
Snow Artifact - Construct
Rarity:
R
Number:
141
Artist:
Brian Snoddy
Power:
8
Toughness:
8
Text:
Cumulative upkeep-Sacrifice a creature. (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)

Skyshroud Behemoth
Skyshroud Behemoth
Skyshroud BehemothSet: Nemesis
Cost:
7
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
116
Artist:
Eric Peterson
Power:
10
Toughness:
10
Text:
Fading 2 (This creature comes into play with two fade counters on it. At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a fade counter from it. If you can't, sacrifice it.) Skyshroud Behemoth comes into play tapped.

Skizzik
Skizzik
SkizzikSet: Invasion
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
169
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
5
Toughness:
3
Text:
Kicker R (You may pay an additional R as you play this spell.)Trample; haste (This creature may attack and T the turn it comes under your control.)At end of turn, sacrifice Skizzik unless the kicker cost was paid.

Scourge Devil
Scourge Devil
Scourge DevilSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Devil
Rarity:
U
Number:
113
Artist:
Dave Kendall
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
When Scourge Devil comes into play, creatures you control get +1/+0 until end of turn. Unearth 2R (2R: Return this card from your graveyard to play. It gains haste. Remove it from the game at end of turn or if it would leave play. Unearth only as a sorcery.)


Other Spells: 8
4 Ooze Garden
Ooze Garden
Ooze GardenSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
143
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Text:
1G, Sacrifice a non-Ooze creature: Put an X/X green Ooze creature token into play, where X is the sacrificed creature's power. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

4 Threaten
Threaten
ThreatenSet: Onslaught
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
241
Artist:
Mark Brill
Text:
Untap target creature and gain control of it until end of turn. That creature gains haste until end of turn.


How the Deck Works:
Yes, I know Ooze Garden
Ooze Garden
Ooze GardenSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
143
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Text:
1G, Sacrifice a non-Ooze creature: Put an X/X green Ooze creature token into play, where X is the sacrificed creature's power. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.
sucks. But hey, that’s why this is a fun deck to play. You play a creature that is either on the board temporarily, or has some drawback (typically during an upkeep). You turn that raw power and toughness boost into an angry ooze-blob!

Primal Forcemage
Primal Forcemage
Primal ForcemageSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
U
Number:
212
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play under your control, that creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.
temporarily gives each creature +3/+3, which translates into a permanent +3/+3 for your new ooze. If you have Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.
in your graveyard, you play a creature, it gains the +3/+3 from the Forcemage, then you sacrifice it to your Ooze garden, and then your Ooze gets another +3/+3 and haste! Hehehehehe!

I’d highly recommend getting the jankiest creatures you can find. Aboroth
Aboroth
AborothSet: Weatherlight
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Aboroth
Rarity:
R
Artist:
Brom
Power:
9
Toughness:
9
Text:
Cumulative upkeepPut a -1/-1 counter on Aboroth
or Cosmic Larva
Cosmic Larva
Cosmic LarvaSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
63
Power:
7
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample. At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice two lands, or sacrifice Cosmic Larva.
or Phyrexian Soulgorger
Phyrexian Soulgorger
Phyrexian SoulgorgerSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Sub Type:
Snow Artifact - Construct
Rarity:
R
Number:
141
Artist:
Brian Snoddy
Power:
8
Toughness:
8
Text:
Cumulative upkeep-Sacrifice a creature. (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)
make this deck hilarious to play. If you win, it is going to be totally awesome and totally humiliating to your opponent!



Deck # 3: Plague of Vermin
Plague of Vermin
Plague of VerminSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of life. Repeat this process until no one pays life. Each player puts a 1/1 black Rat creature token into play for each 1 life he or she paid this way.

The Essence of the Swarm

Land : 23
7 Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.

4 Jund Panorama
Jund Panorama
Jund PanoramaSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Number:
225
Artist:
Jaime Jones
Text:
T Add 1 to your mana pool. 1, T, Sacrifice Jund Panorama: Search your library for a basic Swamp, Mountain, or Forest card and put it into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.

4 Savage Lands
Savage Lands
Savage LandsSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
U
Number:
228
Artist:
Vance Kovacs
Text:
Savage Lands comes into play tapped. T Add B, R, or G to your mana pool.

2 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.

2 Swamp
Swamp
SwampSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add B to your mana pool.

2 Swarmyard
Swarmyard
SwarmyardSet: Time Spiral
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
278
Artist:
Thomas M. Baxa
Text:
T: Add 1 to your mana pool. T: Regenerate target Insect, Rat, Spider, or Squirrel.

2 High Market
High Market
High MarketSet: Mercadian Masques
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
320
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
T: Add one colorless mana to your mana pool.tap, Sacrifice a creature: You gain 1 life.


Creatures: 20
4 Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.

3 Swarm of Rats
Swarm of Rats
Swarm of RatsSet: Portal Second Age
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Rats
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
*
Toughness:
1
Text:
Swarm of Rats has power equal to the number of Rat cards you have in play. (This includes both tapped and untapped Rat cards.)

2 Marrow-Gnawer
2 Phyrexian Ghoul
Phyrexian Ghoul
Phyrexian GhoulSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie
Rarity:
C
Number:
148
Artist:
Pete Venters
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Phyrexian Ghoul gets +2/+2 until end of turn.
/ Nantuko Husk
Nantuko Husk
Nantuko HuskSet: Onslaught
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie Insect
Rarity:
C
Number:
159
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Nantuko Husk gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

2 Elvish Harbinger
Elvish Harbinger
Elvish HarbingerSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Druid
Rarity:
U
Number:
207
Artist:
Larry MacDougall
Power:
1
Toughness:
2
Text:
When Elvish Harbinger comes into play, you may search your library for an Elf card, reveal it, then shuffle your library and put that card on top of it. T: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.

2 Farhaven Elf
Farhaven Elf
Farhaven ElfSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Druid
Rarity:
C
Number:
113
Artist:
Brandon Kitkouski
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
When Farhaven Elf comes into play, you may search your library for a basic L card and put it into play tapped. If you do, shuffle your library.

1 Brawn
Brawn
BrawnSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
107
Artist:
Matt Cavotta

Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Trample. As long as Brawn is in your graveyard and you control a Forest, creatures you control have trample.

1 Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.

1 Fallen Angel
Fallen Angel
Fallen AngelSet: Fifth Edition
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Angel
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Anson Maddocks
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Flying Sacrifice a creature: +2/+1 until end of turn

1 Wirewood Herald
Wirewood Herald
Wirewood HeraldSet: Onslaught
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf
Rarity:
C
Number:
302
Artist:
Alex Horley-Orlandelli
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
When Wirewood Herald is put into a graveyard from play, you may search your library for an Elf card. If you do, reveal that card and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

1 Phyrexian Plaguelord
Phyrexian Plaguelord
Phyrexian PlaguelordSet: Urza's Legacy
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Carrier
Rarity:
R
Number:
62
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
tap, Sacrifice Phyrexian Plaguelord: Target creature gets -4/-4 until end of turn.Sacrifice a creature: Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn.


Spells: 16
4 Plague of Vermin
Plague of Vermin
Plague of VerminSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of life. Repeat this process until no one pays life. Each player puts a 1/1 black Rat creature token into play for each 1 life he or she paid this way.

3 In the Web of War
In the Web of War
In the Web of WarSet: Betrayers of Kamigawa
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
108
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Whenever a creature comes into play under your control, it gets +2/+0 and gains haste until end of turn.

2 Fires of Yavimaya
Fires of Yavimaya
Fires of YavimayaSet: Invasion
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
246
Artist:
Val Mayerik
Text:
Creatures you control have haste. (They may attack and T the turn they come under your control.)Sacrifice Fires of Yavimaya: Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

2 Diabolic Intent
Diabolic Intent
Diabolic IntentSet: Planeshift
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
42
Artist:
Dave Dorman
Text:
As an additional cost to play Diabolic Intent, sacrifice a creature. Search your library for a card and put that card into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

1 Putrefy
Putrefy
PutrefySet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
221
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Text:
Destroy target artifact or creature. It can’t be regenerated.

1 Overrun
Overrun
OverrunSet: Tempest
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
All creatures you control get +3/+3 and gain trample until end of turn.

1 Manamorphose
Manamorphose
ManamorphoseSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
211
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
Add two mana in any combination of colors to your mana pool. Draw a card.

1 Recollect
Recollect
RecollectSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
178
Artist:
Pete Venters
Text:
Return target card from your graveyard to your hand.

1 Naturalize
Naturalize
NaturalizeSet: Onslaught
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
275
Artist:
Ron Spears
Text:
Destroy target artifact or enchantment.

1 Goblin Bombardment
Goblin Bombardment
Goblin BombardmentSet: Tempest
Cost:
2
Color:
Red
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Brian Snoddy
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Goblin Bombardment deals 1 damage to target creature or player.



How is works: The deck is built around the interaction between Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.
& Plague of Vermin
Plague of Vermin
Plague of VerminSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of life. Repeat this process until no one pays life. Each player puts a 1/1 black Rat creature token into play for each 1 life he or she paid this way.
. You pay all your life but one, and then gain all the life right back with the Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.
when you get your swarm of dirty rats. As you’ll notice, there are plenty of mana-fixers to support the 3 colors. There are a few ways to win the turn you play the rats:
You can get the incarnations (Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.
, and Brawn
Brawn
BrawnSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
107
Artist:
Matt Cavotta

Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Trample. As long as Brawn is in your graveyard and you control a Forest, creatures you control have trample.
) into the graveyard via Diabolic Intent
Diabolic Intent
Diabolic IntentSet: Planeshift
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
42
Artist:
Dave Dorman
Text:
As an additional cost to play Diabolic Intent, sacrifice a creature. Search your library for a card and put that card into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
, Fallen Angel
Fallen Angel
Fallen AngelSet: Fifth Edition
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Angel
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Anson Maddocks
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Flying Sacrifice a creature: +2/+1 until end of turn
, Phyrexian Plaguelord
Phyrexian Plaguelord
Phyrexian PlaguelordSet: Urza's Legacy
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Carrier
Rarity:
R
Number:
62
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
tap, Sacrifice Phyrexian Plaguelord: Target creature gets -4/-4 until end of turn.Sacrifice a creature: Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn.
, Nantuko Husk
Nantuko Husk
Nantuko HuskSet: Onslaught
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie Insect
Rarity:
C
Number:
159
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Nantuko Husk gets +2/+2 until end of turn.
, or High Market
High Market
High MarketSet: Mercadian Masques
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
320
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
T: Add one colorless mana to your mana pool.tap, Sacrifice a creature: You gain 1 life.
.
You can give your rats haste with Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.
, Fires of Yavimaya
Fires of Yavimaya
Fires of YavimayaSet: Invasion
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
246
Artist:
Val Mayerik
Text:
Creatures you control have haste. (They may attack and T the turn they come under your control.)Sacrifice Fires of Yavimaya: Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn.
, or In the Web of War
In the Web of War
In the Web of WarSet: Betrayers of Kamigawa
Cost:
5
Color:
Red
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
108
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Whenever a creature comes into play under your control, it gets +2/+0 and gains haste until end of turn.
.
You can make lots more rats with Marrow-Gnawer.
You can attack with a very big Swarm of Rats
Swarm of Rats
Swarm of RatsSet: Portal Second Age
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Rats
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
*
Toughness:
1
Text:
Swarm of Rats has power equal to the number of Rat cards you have in play. (This includes both tapped and untapped Rat cards.)
after casting the Plague of Vermin
Plague of Vermin
Plague of VerminSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of life. Repeat this process until no one pays life. Each player puts a 1/1 black Rat creature token into play for each 1 life he or she paid this way.

You can sacrifice all your rats to Nantuko Husk
Nantuko Husk
Nantuko HuskSet: Onslaught
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie Insect
Rarity:
C
Number:
159
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Nantuko Husk gets +2/+2 until end of turn.
or Fallen Angel
Fallen Angel
Fallen AngelSet: Fifth Edition
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Angel
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Anson Maddocks
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Flying Sacrifice a creature: +2/+1 until end of turn
for one big strike.
You can tutor for your Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.
s with either Wirewood Herald
Wirewood Herald
Wirewood HeraldSet: Onslaught
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf
Rarity:
C
Number:
302
Artist:
Alex Horley-Orlandelli
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
When Wirewood Herald is put into a graveyard from play, you may search your library for an Elf card. If you do, reveal that card and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
or Elvish Harbinger
Elvish Harbinger
Elvish HarbingerSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Druid
Rarity:
U
Number:
207
Artist:
Larry MacDougall
Power:
1
Toughness:
2
Text:
When Elvish Harbinger comes into play, you may search your library for an Elf card, reveal it, then shuffle your library and put that card on top of it. T: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.
.
You can sacrifice your Rats with Goblin Bombardment
Goblin Bombardment
Goblin BombardmentSet: Tempest
Cost:
2
Color:
Red
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Brian Snoddy
Text:
Sacrifice a creature: Goblin Bombardment deals 1 damage to target creature or player.
.



Deck # 4: Forced Fruition
Forced Fruition
Forced FruitionSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
66
Artist:
William O'Connor
Text:
Whenever an opponent plays a spell, that player draws seven cards. 0

Why are you complaining about drawing cards?

Lands: 20
8 Island
Island
IslandSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add U to your mana pool.
s
3 Esper Panorama
Esper Panorama
Esper PanoramaSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Number:
223
Artist:
Franz Vohwinkel
Text:
T Add 1 to your mana pool. 1, T, Sacrifice Esper Panorama: Search your library for a basic Plains, Island, or Swamp card and put it into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.

2 Grixis Panorama
Grixis Panorama
Grixis PanoramaSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Number:
224
Artist:
Nils Hamm
Text:
T Add 1 to your mana pool. 1, T, Sacrifice Grixis Panorama: Search your library for a basic Island, Swamp, or Mountain card and put it into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.

2 Arcane Sanctum
Arcane Sanctum
Arcane SanctumSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
U
Number:
220
Artist:
Anthony Francisco
Text:
Arcane Sanctum comes into play tapped. T Add W, U, or B to your mana pool.

2 Swamp
Swamp
SwampSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add B to your mana pool.
s
2 Plains
Plains
PlainsSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add W to your mana pool.

1 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.


Creatures: 12
2 Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir
Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir
Teferi, Mage of ZhalfirSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Wizard
Rarity:
R
Number:
83
Artist:
D. Alexander Gregory & Jeremy Jarvis
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
Flash (You may play this spell any time you could play an instant.) Creature cards you own that aren't in play have flash. Each opponent can play spells only any time he or she could play a sorcery.

2 Stronghold Biologist
Stronghold Biologist
Stronghold BiologistSet: Nemesis
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spellshaper
Rarity:
U
Number:
45
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
UU, T, Discard a card from your hand: Counter target creature spell.

2 Stronghold Machinist
Stronghold Machinist
Stronghold MachinistSet: Nemesis
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spellshaper
Rarity:
U
Number:
46
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
UU, T, Discard a card from your hand: Counter target noncreature spell.

2 Plumeveil
Plumeveil
PlumeveilSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
6
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
U
Number:
145
Artist:
Nils Hamm
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
Flash Flying, defender

2 Venser, Shaper Savant
Venser, Shaper Savant
Venser, Shaper SavantSet: Future Sight
Cost:
4
Color:
Blue
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Wizard
Rarity:
R
Number:
46
Artist:
Aleksi Briclot
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Flash (You may play this spell any time you could play an instant.)
When Venser, Shaper Savant comes into play, return target spell or permanent to its owner's hand.

2 Kira, Great Glass Spinner
Kira, Great Glass Spinner
Kira, Great Glass SpinnerSet: Betrayers of Kamigawa
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Spirit
Rarity:
R
Number:
40
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Flying Creatures you control have "Whenever this creature becomes the target of a spell or ability for the first time in a turn, counter that spell or ability."

1 Dralnu, Lich Lord
Dralnu, Lich Lord
Dralnu, Lich LordSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie Lord
Rarity:
R
Number:
237
Artist:
Greg Staples
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
If damage would be dealt to Dralnu, sacrifice that many permanents instead. T: Target instant or sorcery card in your graveyard has flashback until end of turn. Its flashback cost becomes equal to its mana cost as you play it. (You may play that card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then remove it from the game.)


Spells: 29
4 Forced Fruition
Forced Fruition
Forced FruitionSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
66
Artist:
William O'Connor
Text:
Whenever an opponent plays a spell, that player draws seven cards. 0

4 Megrim
Megrim
MegrimSet: Stronghold
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
12
Artist:
Donato Giancola
Text:
Whenever any opponent discards a card, Megrim deals 2 damage to him or her.

4 Mana Leak
Mana Leak
Mana LeakSet: Stronghold
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
36
Artist:
Christopher Rush
Text:
Counter target spell unless its caster pays an additional 3.

3 Arcane Laboratory
Arcane Laboratory
Arcane LaboratorySet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
60
Artist:
Stephen Daniele
Text:
Each player cannot play more than one spell each turn.

3 Darksteel Ingot
Darksteel Ingot
Darksteel IngotSet: Darksteel
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Rarity:
C
Number:
112
Artist:
Martina Pilcerova
Text:
Darksteel Ingot is indestructable. (Destroy effects and lethal damage don't destroy it.) T: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.

2 Sunken Hope
Sunken Hope
Sunken HopeSet: Planeshift
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
37
Artist:
Greg Staples
Text:
At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player returns a creature he or she controls to its owner's hand.

2 Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
Sudden ImpactSet: Tempest
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Sudden Impact deals 1 damage to target player for each card in his or her hand.

2 Replenish
Replenish
ReplenishSet: Urza's Destiny
Cost:
4
Color:
White
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
15
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Text:
Return all enchantment cards from your graveyard to play. (Local enchantments with no permanent to enchant remain in your graveyard.)

2 Rule of Law
Rule of Law
Rule of LawSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
3
Color:
White
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
19
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Each player can't play more than one spell each turn.

1 Telling Time
Telling Time
Telling TimeSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
69
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Look at the top three cards of your library. Put one of those cards into your hand, one on top of your library, and one on the bottom of your library.

1 Punish Ignorance
Punish Ignorance
Punish IgnoranceSet: Shards Of Alara
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
183
Artist:
Shelly Wan
Text:
Counter target spell. Its controller loses 3 life and you gain 3 life.

1 Reminisce
Reminisce
ReminisceSet: Onslaught
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
105
Artist:
Bradley Williams
Text:
Target player shuffles his or her graveyard into his or her library.


How the deck works:
Forced Fruition
Forced Fruition
Forced FruitionSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
66
Artist:
William O'Connor
Text:
Whenever an opponent plays a spell, that player draws seven cards. 0
fills up their hand. Arcane Library (or Rule of Law
Rule of Law
Rule of LawSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
3
Color:
White
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
19
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Each player can't play more than one spell each turn.
) only allows them to play one spell per turn. Once their hand is full, every spell they play hits them for 12 damage, thanks to Megrim
Megrim
MegrimSet: Stronghold
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
12
Artist:
Donato Giancola
Text:
Whenever any opponent discards a card, Megrim deals 2 damage to him or her.
. Then, cast a Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
Sudden ImpactSet: Tempest
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Sudden Impact deals 1 damage to target player for each card in his or her hand.
for the coup de grace.

Your creatures help contain the ground until your combo goes off. The “Stronghold” spellshapers allow you to control spells in addition to one spell per turn (Arcane Laboratory
Arcane Laboratory
Arcane LaboratorySet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
60
Artist:
Stephen Daniele
Text:
Each player cannot play more than one spell each turn.
affects you as well.)

Card Choices:
Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir
Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir
Teferi, Mage of ZhalfirSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Wizard
Rarity:
R
Number:
83
Artist:
D. Alexander Gregory & Jeremy Jarvis
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
Flash (You may play this spell any time you could play an instant.) Creature cards you own that aren't in play have flash. Each opponent can play spells only any time he or she could play a sorcery.
: Since this is a control deck, Teferi make it easier for you to make choices and harder for your opponent to mess up what you have.

Stronghold Biologist
Stronghold Biologist
Stronghold BiologistSet: Nemesis
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spellshaper
Rarity:
U
Number:
45
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
UU, T, Discard a card from your hand: Counter target creature spell.
/ Machinist: Since Arcane Laboratory
Arcane Laboratory
Arcane LaboratorySet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
60
Artist:
Stephen Daniele
Text:
Each player cannot play more than one spell each turn.
only grants you one spell per turn, these allow you to cheat and play a “second.”

Venser: Counter a spell, or bounce a threat on the board.

Megrim
Megrim
MegrimSet: Stronghold
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
12
Artist:
Donato Giancola
Text:
Whenever any opponent discards a card, Megrim deals 2 damage to him or her.
: Once they start discarding 6 or 7 cards a turn, this will turn lethal quickly.

Sunken Hope
Sunken Hope
Sunken HopeSet: Planeshift
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
37
Artist:
Greg Staples
Text:
At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player returns a creature he or she controls to its owner's hand.
: Limit the threats on the board. With Arcane Laboratory
Arcane Laboratory
Arcane LaboratorySet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
60
Artist:
Stephen Daniele
Text:
Each player cannot play more than one spell each turn.
out, there isn’t much of a chance that the bounced creatures will be back anytime soon.  

Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
Sudden ImpactSet: Tempest
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Sudden Impact deals 1 damage to target player for each card in his or her hand.
: For the final kill (When they have 14 cards in hand)

Replenish
Replenish
ReplenishSet: Urza's Destiny
Cost:
4
Color:
White
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
15
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Text:
Return all enchantment cards from your graveyard to play. (Local enchantments with no permanent to enchant remain in your graveyard.)
: If you have lost any enchantments, get them all back in one shot.

Rule of Law
Rule of Law
Rule of LawSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
3
Color:
White
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
19
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Each player can't play more than one spell each turn.
: A back up to Arcane Laboratory
Arcane Laboratory
Arcane LaboratorySet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
60
Artist:
Stephen Daniele
Text:
Each player cannot play more than one spell each turn.
.



Deck #5: River Kelpie
River Kelpie
River KelpieSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
49
Artist:
Jeff Easley
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever River Kelpie or another permanent is put into play from a graveyard, draw a card. Whenever a spell is played from a graveyard, draw a card. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

Kelpie’s Grave Concerns

Lands: 25
10 Swamp
Swamp
SwampSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add B to your mana pool.
s
4 Tainted Isle
Tainted Isle
Tainted IsleSet: Torment
Color:
Land
Type:
land
Rarity:
U
Number:
141
Text:
T: Add one colorless mana to your mana pool. T: Add U or B to your mana pool. Play this ability only if you control a swamp.

6 Island
Island
IslandSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add U to your mana pool.
s
3 Terramorphic Expanse
Terramorphic Expanse
Terramorphic ExpanseSet: Time Spiral
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Number:
279
Artist:
Dan Scott
Text:
T, Sacrifice Terramorphic Expanse: Search your library for a basic land card and put it into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.

1 Urborg
Urborg
UrborgSet: Legends
Color:
Land
Type:
Legendary Land
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Bryon Wackwitz
Text:
T: Add B to your mana poolT: Remove first strike ability or swampwalk ability from target creature until end of turn.
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1 Darkwater Catacombs
Darkwater Catacombs
Darkwater CatacombsSet: Odyssey
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
319
Artist:
Monte Michael Moore
Text:
: 1, Tap: Add UB to your mana pool.


Creatures: 15
4 River Kelpie
River Kelpie
River KelpieSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
49
Artist:
Jeff Easley
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever River Kelpie or another permanent is put into play from a graveyard, draw a card. Whenever a spell is played from a graveyard, draw a card. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

4 Dralnu, Lich Lord
Dralnu, Lich Lord
Dralnu, Lich LordSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie Lord
Rarity:
R
Number:
237
Artist:
Greg Staples
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
If damage would be dealt to Dralnu, sacrifice that many permanents instead. T: Target instant or sorcery card in your graveyard has flashback until end of turn. Its flashback cost becomes equal to its mana cost as you play it. (You may play that card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then remove it from the game.)

2 Toshiro Umezawa
Toshiro Umezawa
Toshiro UmezawaSet: Betrayers of Kamigawa
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Samurai
Rarity:
R
Number:
89
Artist:
Christopher Moeller
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Bushido 1 (When this blocks or becomes blocked, it gets +1/+1 until end of turn.) Whenever a creature an opponent controls is put into a graveyard from play, you may play target instant card in your graveyard. If that card would be put into a graveyard this turn, remove it from the game instead.

2 Merfolk Looter
Merfolk Looter
Merfolk LooterSet: Exodus
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Merfolk
Rarity:
C
Number:
39
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
T: Draw a card, then choose and discard a card.

2 Kira, Great Glass-Spinner
1 Waterfront Bouncer
Waterfront Bouncer
Waterfront BouncerSet: Mercadian Masques
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spellshaper
Rarity:
C
Number:
114
Artist:
Paolo Parente
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
U, tap, Discard a card from your hand: Return target creature to its owner's hand.


Spells: 28
4 Mana Leak
Mana Leak
Mana LeakSet: Stronghold
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
36
Artist:
Christopher Rush
Text:
Counter target spell unless its caster pays an additional 3.

3 Diabolic Edict
Diabolic Edict
Diabolic EdictSet: Tempest
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Target player sacrifices a creature.

3 Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of WorldsSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Rarity:
R
Number:
114
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
You may play lands from your graveyard as though they were in your hand.

2 Chainer’s Edict
2 Memory Plunder
Memory Plunder
Memory PlunderSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
8
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
169
Artist:
Dan Scott
Text:
You may play target instant or sorcery card in an opponent's graveyard without paying its mana cost.

2 Telling Time
Telling Time
Telling TimeSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
69
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Look at the top three cards of your library. Put one of those cards into your hand, one on top of your library, and one on the bottom of your library.

2 Countersquall
Countersquall
CountersquallSet: Conflux
Cost:
2
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
103
Text:
Counter target noncreature spell. Its controller loses 2 life.

2 Soul Manipulation
Soul Manipulation
Soul ManipulationSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
29
Text:
Choose one or both - Counter target creature spell; and/or return target creature card in your graveyard to your hand.

2 Terror
Terror
TerrorSet: Revised Edition
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Buries target creature. Cannot target black creatures or artifact creatures.
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2 Deny Reality
Deny Reality
Deny RealitySet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
C
Number:
19
Text:
Cascade (When you play this spell, remove cards from the top of your library from the game until you remove a nonland card that costs less. You may play it without paying its mana cost. Put the removed cards on the bottom in a random order.) Return target permanent to its owner's hand.

1 Raven’s Crime
1 Spitting Image
Spitting Image
Spitting ImageSet: Eventide
Cost:
6
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
162
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Text:
Put a token into play that's a copy of target creature. Retrace (You may play this card from your graveyard by discarding a land card in addition to paying its other costs.)

1 Demonic Tutor
Demonic Tutor
Demonic TutorSet: Revised Edition
Cost:
2
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Search your library for one card and take it into your hand. Reshuffle your library afterwards.

1 Syphon Life
Syphon Life
Syphon LifeSet: Eventide
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
46
Artist:
Dan Seagrave
Text:
Target player loses 2 life and you gain 2 life. Retrace (You may play this card from your graveyard by discarding a land card in addition to paying its other costs.)


How the deck works: River Kelpie
River Kelpie
River KelpieSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
49
Artist:
Jeff Easley
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever River Kelpie or another permanent is put into play from a graveyard, draw a card. Whenever a spell is played from a graveyard, draw a card. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)
starts netting you massive card advantage as your start playing things out of your graveyard.

Card Choices:
River Kelpie
River Kelpie
River KelpieSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
49
Artist:
Jeff Easley
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever River Kelpie or another permanent is put into play from a graveyard, draw a card. Whenever a spell is played from a graveyard, draw a card. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)
: From here on out, I’m going to call him RK. He’s the secret to this deck. He draws you a card every time a card is played from a graveyard, you get to draw a card. This works with persist, retrace, Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of WorldsSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Rarity:
R
Number:
114
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
You may play lands from your graveyard as though they were in your hand.
, Dralnu and Toshiro.

Dralnu: He allows you to reuse each of your spells twice. With RK out, the second spell becomes a cantrip.

Toshiro Umezawa
Toshiro Umezawa
Toshiro UmezawaSet: Betrayers of Kamigawa
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Legendary Creature
Sub Type:
Human Samurai
Rarity:
R
Number:
89
Artist:
Christopher Moeller
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Bushido 1 (When this blocks or becomes blocked, it gets +1/+1 until end of turn.) Whenever a creature an opponent controls is put into a graveyard from play, you may play target instant card in your graveyard. If that card would be put into a graveyard this turn, remove it from the game instead.
: When you kill a creature, you can play a second spell from your graveyard. Notice that theme here?

Merfolk Looter
Merfolk Looter
Merfolk LooterSet: Exodus
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Merfolk
Rarity:
C
Number:
39
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
T: Draw a card, then choose and discard a card.
: Lets you filter through cards. It’s awesome to draw a card, dump a land card, then play that land card via Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of Worlds
Crucible of WorldsSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Rarity:
R
Number:
114
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
You may play lands from your graveyard as though they were in your hand.
, then draw another card.

Kira, Great-Glass Spinner: She effectively shuts down any targeted removal from your opponents. Since you’re never going to be targeting your own stuff, she becomes a flying defensive shield.

Waterfront Bouncer
Waterfront Bouncer
Waterfront BouncerSet: Mercadian Masques
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spellshaper
Rarity:
C
Number:
114
Artist:
Paolo Parente
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
U, tap, Discard a card from your hand: Return target creature to its owner's hand.
: This guy is another way to dump cards into graveyard (especially land cards) and get a sweet ability too.

Memory Plunder
Memory Plunder
Memory PlunderSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
8
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
169
Artist:
Dan Scott
Text:
You may play target instant or sorcery card in an opponent's graveyard without paying its mana cost.
: Play their best spell – and draw a card (since you’re playing it from their graveyard)



Deck # 6: Goblin Razerunners
Goblin Razerunners
Goblin RazerunnersSet: Conflux
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
1R, Sacrifice a land: Put a +1/+1 counter on Goblin Razerunners. At the end of your turn, you may have Goblin Razerunners deal damage equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on it to target player.

“Congratulations, you’re this new world’s kindling!”

Lands: 22
10 Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.
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4 Llanowar Reborn
Llanowar Reborn
Llanowar RebornSet: Future Sight
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
U
Number:
171
Artist:
Philip Straub
Text:
Llanowar Reborn comes into play tapped.
T Add G to your mana pool.
Graft 1 (This land comes into play with a +1/+1 counter on it. Whenever a creature comes into play, you may move a +1/+1 counter from this land onto it.)

4 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.
s
4 Karplusan Forest
Karplusan Forest
Karplusan ForestSet: Fifth Edition
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Artist:
Randy Gallegos
Text:
T: Add one colorless mana to your mana pool.T: Add R or G to your mana pool. Karplusan Forest deals 1 damage to you.


Creatures: 24
4 Forgotten Ancient
Forgotten Ancient
Forgotten AncientSet: Scourge
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
120
Artist:
Mark Tedin
Power:
0
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever a player plays a spell, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Forgotten Ancient.
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may move any number of +1/+1 counters from Forgotten Ancient onto other creatures.

4 Goblin Razerunners
Goblin Razerunners
Goblin RazerunnersSet: Conflux
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
1R, Sacrifice a land: Put a +1/+1 counter on Goblin Razerunners. At the end of your turn, you may have Goblin Razerunners deal damage equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on it to target player.

4 Aquastrand Spider
Aquastrand Spider
Aquastrand SpiderSet: Dissension
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spider Mutant
Rarity:
C
Number:
80
Artist:
Dany Orizio
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Graft 2 (This creature comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it. Whenever another creature comes into play, you may move a +1/+1 counter from this creature onto it.) G: Target creature with a +1/+1 counter on it can block as though it had flying this turn.

2 Immaculate Magistrate
Immaculate Magistrate
Immaculate MagistrateSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
R
Number:
219
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
T: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature for each Elf you control.

2 Gilder Bairn
Gilder Bairn
Gilder BairnSet: Eventide
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ouphe
Rarity:
U
Number:
152
Artist:
Nils Hamm
Power:
1
Toughness:
3
Text:
2o(g/u), oQ: For each counter on target permanent, put another of those counters on that permanent. (oQ is the untap symbol.)

2 Bramblewood Paragon
Bramblewood Paragon
Bramblewood ParagonSet: Morningtide
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Warrior
Rarity:
U
Number:
115
Artist:
Jim Murray
Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Each other Warrior creature you control comes into play with an additional +1/+1 counter on it.Each creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it has trample.

2 Vigor
Vigor
VigorSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental Incarnation
Rarity:
R
Number:
240
Artist:
Jim Murray
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample If damage would be dealt to a creature you control other than Vigor, prevent that damage. Put a +1/+1 counter on that creature for each 1 damage prevented this way. When Vigor is put into a graveyard from anywhere, shuffle it into its owner's library.

2 Fertilid
Fertilid
FertilidSet: Morningtide
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
C
Number:
122
Artist:
Wayne Reynolds
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Fertilid comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it. 1G, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Fertilid: Target player searches his or her library for a basic land card and puts it into play tapped. Then that player shuffles his or her library.

2 Stingmoggie
Stingmoggie
StingmoggieSet: Morningtide
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
C
Number:
106
Artist:
Omar Rayyan
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Stingmoggie comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it. 3R, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Stingmoggie: Destroy target artifact or land.


Other Spells: 18
4 Soul’s Might
4 Privileged Position
Privileged Position
Privileged PositionSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
17
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
251
Artist:
Wayne England
Text:
(G/W can be paid with either G or W.) Other permanents you control can’t be the targets of spells or abilities your opponents control.

4 Doubling Season
Doubling Season
Doubling SeasonSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
158
Artist:
Wayne Reynolds
Text:
If an effect would put one or more tokens into play under your control, it puts twice that many of those tokens into play instead. If an effect would place one or more counters on a permanent you control, it places twice that many of those counters on that permanent instead.

2 Hunting Triad
Hunting Triad
Hunting TriadSet: Morningtide
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Tribal Sorcery
Sub Type:
Elf
Rarity:
U
Number:
127
Artist:
Jim Nelson
Text:
Put three 1/1 green Elf Warrior creature tokens into play. Reinforce 3-3G(3G, Discard this card: Put three +1/+1 counters on target creature.)

2 Shape of the Wiitigo
Shape of the Wiitigo
Shape of the WiitigoSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
120
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Enchant creature When Shape of the Wiitigo comes into play, put six +1 +1 counters on enchanted creature. At the beginning of your upkeep, put a +1 +1 counter on enchanted creature if it attacked or blocked since your last upkeep. Otherwise, remove a +1 +1 counter from it.

2 Firespout
Firespout
FirespoutSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
205
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
Firespout deals 3 damage to each creature without flying if R was spent to play Firespout and 3 damage to each creature with flying if G was spent to play it. (Do both if RG was spent.)


How the deck works:
The deck is built around pumping Goblin Razerunners
Goblin Razerunners
Goblin RazerunnersSet: Conflux
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
1R, Sacrifice a land: Put a +1/+1 counter on Goblin Razerunners. At the end of your turn, you may have Goblin Razerunners deal damage equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on it to target player.
full of counters, so they can attack for a lot, and deal direct damage at the end.

Forgotten Ancient
Forgotten Ancient
Forgotten AncientSet: Scourge
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
120
Artist:
Mark Tedin
Power:
0
Toughness:
3
Text:
Whenever a player plays a spell, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Forgotten Ancient.
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may move any number of +1/+1 counters from Forgotten Ancient onto other creatures.
: Every spell played makes your Goblin Razerunners
Goblin Razerunners
Goblin RazerunnersSet: Conflux
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Goblin Warrior
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Power:
3
Toughness:
4
Text:
1R, Sacrifice a land: Put a +1/+1 counter on Goblin Razerunners. At the end of your turn, you may have Goblin Razerunners deal damage equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on it to target player.
ready to “ping” for more. Can also recharge Fertilid
Fertilid
FertilidSet: Morningtide
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
C
Number:
122
Artist:
Wayne Reynolds
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Fertilid comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it. 1G, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Fertilid: Target player searches his or her library for a basic land card and puts it into play tapped. Then that player shuffles his or her library.
and Singmoggie.

Aquastrand Spider
Aquastrand Spider
Aquastrand SpiderSet: Dissension
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Spider Mutant
Rarity:
C
Number:
80
Artist:
Dany Orizio
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Graft 2 (This creature comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it. Whenever another creature comes into play, you may move a +1/+1 counter from this creature onto it.) G: Target creature with a +1/+1 counter on it can block as though it had flying this turn.
: In addition to graft, it is one of two ways to deal with fliers.

Vigor
Vigor
VigorSet: Lorwyn
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental Incarnation
Rarity:
R
Number:
240
Artist:
Jim Murray
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample If damage would be dealt to a creature you control other than Vigor, prevent that damage. Put a +1/+1 counter on that creature for each 1 damage prevented this way. When Vigor is put into a graveyard from anywhere, shuffle it into its owner's library.
: If they block Raze
Raze
RazeSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
1
Color:
Red
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
C
Number:
207
Artist:
Mike Raabe
Text:
At the time you play Raze, sacrifice a land.Destroy target land.
runners, then they’re in for a world of hurt. Also allows your creatures to survive a Firespout
Firespout
FirespoutSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
4
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
205
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
Firespout deals 3 damage to each creature without flying if R was spent to play Firespout and 3 damage to each creature with flying if G was spent to play it. (Do both if RG was spent.)
.

Privileged Position
Privileged Position
Privileged PositionSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
17
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
251
Artist:
Wayne England
Text:
(G/W can be paid with either G or W.) Other permanents you control can’t be the targets of spells or abilities your opponents control.
: Protects your Goblins – since they’re so central to the deck.

Shape of the Wiitigo
Shape of the Wiitigo
Shape of the WiitigoSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
6
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
120
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Text:
Enchant creature When Shape of the Wiitigo comes into play, put six +1 +1 counters on enchanted creature. At the beginning of your upkeep, put a +1 +1 counter on enchanted creature if it attacked or blocked since your last upkeep. Otherwise, remove a +1 +1 counter from it.
: Puts counters on your Goblins. Who knew that this card had a use?



Deck #7: Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound DragonSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
90
Power:
3
Toughness:
5
Text:
Flying Whenever Spellbound Dragon attacks, draw a card, then discard a card. Spellbound Dragon gets +X/+0 until end of turn, where X is the discarded card's converted mana cost.

*Boom* The Magic Dragon

Land: 22
10 Mountain
Mountain
MountainSet: Arabian Nights
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
C
Artist:
Douglas Shuler
Text:
Tap to add R to your mana pool.

8 Island
Island
IslandSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add U to your mana pool.

4 Cascade Bluffs
Cascade Bluffs
Cascade BluffsSet: Eventide
Cost:
0
Type:
Land
Rarity:
R
Number:
175
Artist:
Brandon Kitkouski
Text:
T Add 1 to your mana pool. o(u/r), T Add UU, UR, or RR to your mana pool.


Creatures: 22
4 Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound DragonSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
90
Power:
3
Toughness:
5
Text:
Flying Whenever Spellbound Dragon attacks, draw a card, then discard a card. Spellbound Dragon gets +X/+0 until end of turn, where X is the discarded card's converted mana cost.

4 Dragon Tyrant
Dragon Tyrant
Dragon TyrantSet: Scourge
Cost:
10
Color:
Red
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
88
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Flying, Trample, Double Strike
At the beginning of your upkeep, pay RRRR or sacrifice Dragon Tyrant.
R : Dragon Tyrant gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
*
3 Greater Gargadon
Greater Gargadon
Greater GargadonSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
10
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
161
Artist:
Rob Alexander
Power:
9
Toughness:
7
Text:
Suspend 10-R Sacrifice an artifact, creature, or land: Remove a time counter from Greater Gargadon. Play this ability only if Greater Gargadon is suspended.
*
4 Merfolk Looter
Merfolk Looter
Merfolk LooterSet: Exodus
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Merfolk
Rarity:
C
Number:
39
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
T: Draw a card, then choose and discard a card.

4 Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.

2 Aether Membrane
Aether Membrane
Aether MembraneSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wall
Rarity:
U
Number:
93
Artist:
Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai
Power:
0
Toughness:
5
Text:
Defender AEther Membrane can block as though it had flying. Whenever AEther Membrane blocks a creature, return that creature to its owner's hand at end of combat.


Spells: 20
4 Fury of the Horde
Fury of the Horde
Fury of the HordeSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
7
Color:
Red
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
81
Artist:
Stephen Tappin
Text:
You may remove two red cards in your hand from the game rather than pay Fury of the Horde's mana cost. Untap all creatures that attacked this turn. After this main phase, there is an additional combat phase followed by an additional main phase.


4 Telling Time
Telling Time
Telling TimeSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
69
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
Look at the top three cards of your library. Put one of those cards into your hand, one on top of your library, and one on the bottom of your library.

4 Prophetic Bolt
Prophetic Bolt
Prophetic BoltSet: Apocalypse
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
116
Artist:
Dave Dorman
Text:
Prophetic Bolt deals 4 damage to target creature or player. Look at the top four cards of your library. Put one of those cards into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library.

4 Pact of Negation
Pact of Negation
Pact of NegationSet: Future Sight
Cost:
0
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
42
Artist:
Jason Chan
Text:
Pact of Negation is blue.
Counter target spell.
At the beginning of your next upkeep, pay 3UU. If you don't, you lose the game.

2 Clout of the Dominus
Clout of the Dominus
Clout of the DominusSet: Eventide
Cost:
1
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
C
Number:
99
Artist:
Jaime Jones
Text:
Enchant creature As long as enchanted creature is blue, it gets +1/+1 and has shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.) As long as enchanted creature is red, it gets +1/+1 and has haste.

2 Electrolyze
Electrolyze
ElectrolyzeSet: Guildpact
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
111
Text:
Electrolyze deals 2 damage divided as you choose among any number of target creatures and/or players. Draw a card.

1 Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth InfusionSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
14
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
25
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Affinity for artifacts. Untap all artifacts.
(The card takes up space in junk rare folders – use it to win with style points!)


How the deck works:
Your Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound Dragon
Spellbound DragonSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
90
Power:
3
Toughness:
5
Text:
Flying Whenever Spellbound Dragon attacks, draw a card, then discard a card. Spellbound Dragon gets +X/+0 until end of turn, where X is the discarded card's converted mana cost.
kills in one turn. Booyah!

Card Choices:
* Dragon Tyrant
Dragon Tyrant
Dragon TyrantSet: Scourge
Cost:
10
Color:
Red
Sub Type:
Dragon
Rarity:
R
Number:
88
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Flying, Trample, Double Strike
At the beginning of your upkeep, pay RRRR or sacrifice Dragon Tyrant.
R : Dragon Tyrant gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
/ Greater Gargadon
Greater Gargadon
Greater GargadonSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
10
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
161
Artist:
Rob Alexander
Power:
9
Toughness:
7
Text:
Suspend 10-R Sacrifice an artifact, creature, or land: Remove a time counter from Greater Gargadon. Play this ability only if Greater Gargadon is suspended.
: Your dragon needs to eat a card with at least 7 converted mana cost. Cards with more than 7 are better, because of annoying things like Kitchen Finks
Kitchen Finks
Kitchen FinksSet: Shadowmoor
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Ouphe
Rarity:
U
Number:
229
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
3
Toughness:
2
Text:
When Kitchen Finks comes into play, you gain 2 life. Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from play, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to play under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)
that gain them life.

Merfolk Looter
Merfolk Looter
Merfolk LooterSet: Exodus
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Merfolk
Rarity:
C
Number:
39
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
T: Draw a card, then choose and discard a card.
helps you search for the cards you need, as well as dumps Anger
Anger
AngerSet: Judgment
Cost:
4
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Incarnation
Rarity:
U
Number:
77
Artist:
John Avon

Power:
2
Toughness:
2
Text:
Haste. As long as Anger is in your graveyard and you control a mountain, creatures you control have haste.
into your graveyard for the hastiness you need.

Clout of the Dominus
Clout of the Dominus
Clout of the DominusSet: Eventide
Cost:
1
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
C
Number:
99
Artist:
Jaime Jones
Text:
Enchant creature As long as enchanted creature is blue, it gets +1/+1 and has shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.) As long as enchanted creature is red, it gets +1/+1 and has haste.
: A second way to gain that haste you need for your dragon, plus it gives it shroud to protect it.

Prophetic Bolt
Prophetic Bolt
Prophetic BoltSet: Apocalypse
Cost:
5
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
116
Artist:
Dave Dorman
Text:
Prophetic Bolt deals 4 damage to target creature or player. Look at the top four cards of your library. Put one of those cards into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library.
/ Electrolyze
Electrolyze
ElectrolyzeSet: Guildpact
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
111
Text:
Electrolyze deals 2 damage divided as you choose among any number of target creatures and/or players. Draw a card.
: Clear
Clear
ClearSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
2
Color:
White
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
7
Artist:
Carl Critchlow
Text:
Destroy target enchantment.Cycling 2 (You may pay 2 and discard this card from your hand to draw a card. Play this ability as an instant.)
the skies for your dragon the turn before he hits the ground.

Pact of Negation
Pact of Negation
Pact of NegationSet: Future Sight
Cost:
0
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
42
Artist:
Jason Chan
Text:
Pact of Negation is blue.
Counter target spell.
At the beginning of your next upkeep, pay 3UU. If you don't, you lose the game.
: Defend your dragon! Don’t worry about the cost. There won’t be another turn.

Fury of the Horde
Fury of the Horde
Fury of the HordeSet: Coldsnap
Cost:
7
Color:
Red
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
81
Artist:
Stephen Tappin
Text:
You may remove two red cards in your hand from the game rather than pay Fury of the Horde's mana cost. Untap all creatures that attacked this turn. After this main phase, there is an additional combat phase followed by an additional main phase.

: There are plenty of red cards you can use to toss to get a free second attack with your dragon (who gets to eat yet another card!).



Well, I hope you enjoy the decks. Remember, no matter how bad a card may seem, (Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth Infusion
Blinkmoth InfusionSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
14
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
R
Number:
25
Artist:
Alan Pollack
Text:
Affinity for artifacts. Untap all artifacts.
and Cosmic Larva
Cosmic Larva
Cosmic LarvaSet: Fifth Dawn
Cost:
3
Color:
Red
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
63
Power:
7
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample. At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice two lands, or sacrifice Cosmic Larva.
are both used) there is a way to make it playable! Just because you can’t afford playsets of Maelstrom Pulse
Maelstrom Pulse
Maelstrom PulseSet: Alara Reborn
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
92
Text:
Destroy target nonland permanent and all other permanents with the same name as that permanent.
s doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.


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