Lich

by eas on 04 July 2018

Main Deck (60 cards)

Sideboard (3 cards)

Creatures (1)

Enchantments (2)

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Deck Format


Modern

NOTE: Set by owner when deck was made.

Card Legality

  • Not Legal in Standard
  • Legal in Modern
  • Legal in Vintage
  • Legal in Legacy

Deck discussion for Lich

This is basically Russian Roulette as a magic deck. xD Super fun idea. I personally don’t like cutting things so close, and you’re using most of the deck trying to prevent yourself from committing suicide, but this seems like it’d make for some crazy games!

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Posted 08 January 2019 at 05:57

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I feel like I must be missing something, please include a how to play for this

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Posted 08 January 2019 at 12:46

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It's all about how much risk are you willing to take. Recruit the demon, make a pact, or become a master lich? All offer great rewards, and if things go badly then there are a few ways out (the mirror, the sword, lich's mastery), but those come with risks as well.
I made the deck mostly for the flavor/story. It's meant for casual, and I've had a lot of fun with it. I haven't tried it in any competitive way. If anyone tries, please let me know!

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Posted 09 January 2019 at 18:32

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I guess what I mean is, like walk me through how to play this deck. I love the flavor, but cannot see through it to its function

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Posted 10 January 2019 at 16:39

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Oh sorry. There's no special sequence for spells. Just get the lich or demon out as quickly as you can, because they're awesome and enchanting them with lifelink is better. The life gain helps fuel card draw.
The worldslayer is for getting rid of the demon and pact when no longer needed or wanted. tormented soul is there to hit with the sword if nothing else can get through. Assuming the lich's phlactery counter is on an axe, sword, or doll, it alone remains on a desolate world.
I haven't needed the sword, because lich's mastery is amazing. If the demon or pact are causing trouble, underworld connections or the sorceries will get rid of them when lich's mastery is in play. And when it's in play, mask of memory help to provide things to exile if you take damage.
Lich's mirror is there just for one last chance if things go terribly wrong. And I just like it. Same with the doll, it's unnecessary.
I'm sure there are better cards that would make the deck more effective, but it's good enough for now. However, any ideas are welcome. Hope that helps, and thanks for showing interest.

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Posted 10 January 2019 at 20:20

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Ah thank you, sounds pretty fun!

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Posted 10 January 2019 at 20:55

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I really like this idea! Budget deck that hits hard!

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Posted 10 January 2019 at 21:24

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