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The Approaching Swarm, by Taullaris      (60 cards)

 
Deck Info
Created: 2/7/2013
Updated: 2/22/2013
Colors: Black Green

Intended Format: Modern
Vintage: Legal
Block: Not Legal
Standard: Not Legal
Extended: Not Legal
MTGO Open: Legal
MTGO Vinta: Legal
MTGO Exten: Legal
MTGO Stand: Not Legal
MTGO Block: Not Legal
Legacy: Legal
Modern: Not Legal

Deck Cost: $157.18*
Sideboard: $18.98*
Total Cost: $176.16*

Average Ratings
Playability
Synergy
Originality
Overall
Deck Tools
Creatures
2 View Picture Creakwood Liege Buy
4 View Picture Deathrite Shaman Buy
4 View Picture Dreg Mangler Buy
2 View Picture Glissa, the Traitor Buy
2 View Picture Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord Buy
4 View Picture Vampire Nighthawk Buy
4 View Picture Woodlurker Mimic Buy


Spells
2 View Picture Abrupt Decay Buy
2 View Picture Golgari Charm Buy
4 View Picture Maelstrom Pulse Buy
2 View Picture Putrefy Buy
2 View Picture Sign in Blood Buy


Artifacts
2 View Picture Golgari Keyrune Buy


Lands
4 View Picture Evolving Wilds Buy
4 View Picture Forest Buy
2 View Picture Golgari Rot Farm Buy
4 View Picture Overgrown Tomb Buy
4 View Picture Swamp Buy
4 View Picture Woodland Cemetery Buy


Planeswalkers
2 View Picture Vraska the Unseen Buy

 
Sideboard     (15 cards)
1 View Picture Abrupt Decay Buy
2 View Picture Autumn's Veil Buy
2 View Picture Dash Hopes Buy
3 View Picture Duress Buy
1 View Picture Golgari Charm Buy
1 View Picture Putrefy Buy
3 View Picture Tragic Slip Buy
2 View Picture Ground Seal Buy

What's a Sideboard?


How it Works

I mainly put it under the Tournament quality because that is what I want it to become (not pro tour worthy, just local modern play) Basically my deck is controlling their board with my destruction and trying to take them out while their board is empty. Deathrite Shaman Buy is awesome for a bit of ramp and some damage by exiling my destruction cards. Woodlurker Mimic Buy works really well in combination with any of my destruction as well as Dreg Mangler Buy. Vampire Nighthawk Buy are there for the flying deathtouch. Glissa, the Traitor Buy is awesome for killing certain creatures because of first strike deathtouch. Creakwood Liege Buy works really well because most of my cards are both green and black so they get +2/+2 and his worms are a great sac engine for Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord Buy. Sideboard is in complete (suggestions would be awesome) and right now is to deal with blue control, indestructible and combo decks. I have a copy of my other spells in case an opponents creatures are more vulnerable to one of them.


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