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CardShark Content - Ryan French (1/16/2004)

This deck is a black deck that I came up with one day. It uses the Mesmeric Orb
Mesmeric Orb
Mesmeric OrbSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
2
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact
Rarity:
R
Number:
204
Artist:
David Martin
Text:
Whenever a permanent becomes untapped, that permanent's controller puts the top card of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
s to cycle through your your deck and get the cards you want in your graveyard. Then you use cards like zombify and diabolic Servitude to bring your creatures back to play for less mana than they originally cost.



Black (28)
1 Sutured Ghoul
Sutured Ghoul
Sutured GhoulSet: Judgment
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow

Power:
*
Toughness:
*
Text:
Trample. As Sutured Ghoul comes into play, remove any number of creature cards in your graveyard from the game. Sutured Ghoul's power is equal to the total power of the removed cards and its toughness is equal to their total toughness.

1 Chainer, Dementia Master
Chainer, Dementia Master
Chainer, Dementia MasterSet: Torment
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Minion Legend
Rarity:
R
Number:
56
Power:
3
Toughness:
3
Text:
All Nightmares get +1/+1. BBB, Pay 3 life: Put target creature card from a graveyard into play under your control. That creature is black and is a Nightmare in addition to its creature types. When Chainer, Dementia Master leaves play, remove all Nightmares from the game.

2 Guiltfeeder
Guiltfeeder
GuiltfeederSet: Judgment
Cost:
5
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Rarity:
R
Number:
68
Artist:
Mark Tedin

Power:
0
Toughness:
4
Text:
Guiltfeeder can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures. Whenever Guiltfeeder attacks and isn't blocked, defending player loses 1 life for each card in his or her graveyard.

4 Consume Strength
Consume Strength
Consume StrengthSet: Apocalypse
Cost:
3
Color:
Multicolor
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
93
Artist:
Adam Rex
Text:
Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. Another target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.

4 Diabolic Servitude
Diabolic Servitude
Diabolic ServitudeSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
4
Color:
Black
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
U
Number:
130
Artist:
Scott M. Fischer
Text:
When Diabolic Servitude comes into play, choose target creature card in your graveyard and put that creature into play. When the chosen creature is put into a graveyard, remove the creature from the game and return Diabolic Servitude to owner's hand.When Diabolic Servitude leaves play, remove the chosen creature from the game.

2 Twilight's Call
Twilight's Call
Twilight's CallSet: Invasion
Cost:
6
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
130
Artist:
Mark Romanoski
Text:
You may play Twilight's Call any time you could play an instant if you pay 2 more to play it.Each player returns all creature cards from his or her graveyard to play.

2 Victimize
Victimize
VictimizeSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
166
Artist:
Val Mayerik
Text:
Choose two target creature cards in your graveyard. Sacrifice a creature. If you do, put the two chosen creatures into play tapped.

3 Zombify
Zombify
ZombifySet: Odyssey
Cost:
4
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
171
Artist:
Mark Romanoski
Text:
Return target creature card from your graveyard to play.

2 Lab Rats
Lab Rats
Lab RatsSet: Stronghold
Cost:
1
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
C
Number:
11
Artist:
DiTerlizzi
Text:
Buyback 4 (You may pay an additional 4 when you play this spell. If you do, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's effect.) Put a Rat token into play. Treat this token as a 1/1 black creature.

2 Laquatus' Champion
2 Pit Spawn
Pit Spawn
Pit SpawnSet: Exodus
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
70
Artist:
Thomas M. Baxa
Power:
6
Toughness:
4
Text:
First strike During your upkeep, pay BB or sacrifice Pit Spawn.If Pit Spawn damages any creature, remove that creature from the game.

2 Hypnox
Hypnox
HypnoxSet: Torment
Cost:
11
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Nightmare Horror
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Artist:
Greg Staples
Power:
8
Toughness:
8
Text:
Flying. When Hypnox comes into play, if you played it from your hand, remove all cards in target opponent's hand from the game. When Hypnox leaves play, return the removed cards to their owner's hand.

1 Morality Shift
Morality Shift
Morality ShiftSet: Judgment
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
70
Artist:
Jerry Tiritilli

Text:
Exchange your graveyard and your library. Then shuffle your library.



Artifact (5)
2 Platinum Angel
Platinum Angel
Platinum AngelSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
7
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact Creature
Sub Type:
Angel
Rarity:
R
Number:
228
Artist:
Brom
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
Flying You can't lose the game and your opponents can't win the game.

3 Mesmeric orb


Lands (17)
3 Cabal Coffers
Cabal Coffers
Cabal CoffersSet: Torment
Color:
Land
Type:
land
Rarity:
U
Number:
139
Text:
2, T: Add B to your mana pool for each swamp you control.

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


The Lab Rats
Lab Rats
Lab RatsSet: Stronghold
Cost:
1
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
C
Number:
11
Artist:
DiTerlizzi
Text:
Buyback 4 (You may pay an additional 4 when you play this spell. If you do, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's effect.) Put a Rat token into play. Treat this token as a 1/1 black creature.
are so you have some quick creatures and/or blockers. The Sutured Ghoul
Sutured Ghoul
Sutured GhoulSet: Judgment
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Zombie
Rarity:
R
Number:
73
Artist:
Carl Critchlow

Power:
*
Toughness:
*
Text:
Trample. As Sutured Ghoul comes into play, remove any number of creature cards in your graveyard from the game. Sutured Ghoul's power is equal to the total power of the removed cards and its toughness is equal to their total toughness.
can come in handy if you want to have an incredibly strong creature by removing all the creature cards in your graveyard. The Hypnox
Hypnox
HypnoxSet: Torment
Cost:
11
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Nightmare Horror
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Artist:
Greg Staples
Power:
8
Toughness:
8
Text:
Flying. When Hypnox comes into play, if you played it from your hand, remove all cards in target opponent's hand from the game. When Hypnox leaves play, return the removed cards to their owner's hand.
's are there just because they are a large flying creature that people have trouble with most of the time. Twilight's call can make someone very unhappy if you have a lot of large creatures in your graveyard. The cabal coffers and consume strength are a great combo together. If you get Platinum Angel
Platinum Angel
Platinum AngelSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
7
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Artifact Creature
Sub Type:
Angel
Rarity:
R
Number:
228
Artist:
Brom
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
Flying You can't lose the game and your opponents can't win the game.
out, you don't have to worry about putting all your cards in your graveyard due to mesmeric orb. I found that I usually have my opponent dead by the time my deck is depleted. If your deck is in danger of being depleted, use the morality shift to switch your library and graveyard. Victimize
Victimize
VictimizeSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Black
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Number:
166
Artist:
Val Mayerik
Text:
Choose two target creature cards in your graveyard. Sacrifice a creature. If you do, put the two chosen creatures into play tapped.
and Lab Rat's is also a good combo because you can sacrifice a 1/1 to bring out say a Hypnox
Hypnox
HypnoxSet: Torment
Cost:
11
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Nightmare Horror
Rarity:
R
Number:
64
Artist:
Greg Staples
Power:
8
Toughness:
8
Text:
Flying. When Hypnox comes into play, if you played it from your hand, remove all cards in target opponent's hand from the game. When Hypnox leaves play, return the removed cards to their owner's hand.
and a Pit Spawn
Pit Spawn
Pit SpawnSet: Exodus
Cost:
7
Color:
Black
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
70
Artist:
Thomas M. Baxa
Power:
6
Toughness:
4
Text:
First strike During your upkeep, pay BB or sacrifice Pit Spawn.If Pit Spawn damages any creature, remove that creature from the game.
for example.


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