BEDH: Legends Live On

by NorthernWarlord on 17 September 2022

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Deck Description

Some legends just refuse to be forgotten!

This is a Budget Elder Dragon Highlander deck (BEDH for short). It is meant for the Elder Dragon Highlander format, a.k.a. Commander. If you are not familiar with the format, I'll link it below for you.
https://mtg.fandom.com/wiki/Commander_(format)

I mostly use MTG Vault for my own private projects nowadays, but feel free to comment or request a deck of your choice. I've loved the Vault so far, and I like that they are still improving on it, as well as I am improving on my English language skills.

So, if you like what you see, consider checking out some of my other budget-y work from the link below.
https://www.mtgvault.com/northernwarlord/budget/

How to Play

This website cannot view the card Kongming, "Sleeping Dragon" correctly. I've linked it below for your convenience. Kongming's medium price trend was between 0.22-0.32 dollars on the American market at the moment of this deck's creation.
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Ratadrabik is quite an interesting commander: he can transform your legendary dudes into non-legendary zombies upon death, and even grant them vigilance on top of that! How can you squeeze some sweet synergy out of them? Let's find out!

Well, the obvious part is that you'll need both methods of sacrifice, as well as legendary creatures. This deck runs quite a lot of both! Many of the legendary creatures are meant to provide you with some extra card advantage upon entering, some group buff or even some snappy synergies with tapping abilities! Let's look at some:
- Ellyn Harbreeze can provide you with some constant card advantage while on the field. Just keep spamming those zombies!
- Gonti can grab cards from your foes multiple times. Nice!
- Mangara can be sacrificed, then the token can be used to exile any permanent!
- Barrowin and Nadaar can offer you some interesting Dungeon-delving subthemes!
- Visara can both attack, then destroy a creature. Thanks vigilance!


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Pros:
+ Can set up some quite unique situations and synergies.
+ Can win by either evasive beatdown or going wide with an army of zombies!
+ Once gets going, squeezes out card value with little effort!

Cons:
- A bit slow to get started.
- All this deck's functions are tied to Ratadrabik. Don't lose them!

Deck Tags

  • Orzhov
  • Sacrifice
  • Legendary
  • Tribal
  • EDH
  • Casual
  • Budget
  • Cheap

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Deck Format


Commander

NOTE: Set by owner when deck was made.

Card Legality

  • Gonti, Lord of Luxury
    Nadaar, Selfless Paladin
    Barrowin of Clan Undurr
    Viconia, Drow Apostate
    Visara the Dreadful
    Mikaeus, the Lunarch
    Whisper, Blood Liturgist
    Syr Alin, the Lion's Claw
    Ellyn Harbreeze, Busybody
    Mangara of Corondor
    Arvad the Cursed
    Sengir, the Dark Baron
    Tormod, the Desecrator
    On Serra's Wings
    Bankrupt in Blood
    Blood for Bones
    Divine Reckoning
    Dread Return
    Fates' Reversal
    Morbid Curiosity
    Silverquill Command
    Slash the Ranks
    Unburial Rites
    Victimize
    Access Tunnel
    Blighted Fen
    Dungeon Descent
    Haunted Fengraf
    Memorial to Folly
    Orzhov Basilica
    Rogue's Passage
    Silverquill Campus
    Terramorphic Expanse
    ">Not Legal in Standard
  • Viconia, Drow Apostate
    Visara the Dreadful
    Ellyn Harbreeze, Busybody
    Sengir, the Dark Baron
    Tormod, the Desecrator
    Dread Return
    Slash the Ranks
    Victimize
    ">Not Legal in Modern
  • Legal in Vintage
  • Legal in Legacy

Deck discussion for BEDH: Legends Live On

There are some cards that specifically strengthen legendary creatures:
[[Heroes' Podium]], The Circle of Loyalty, Day of Destiny

[[Avacyn's Memorial]] (1$-6$) makes legendary permanents indestructible.
Robaran Mercenaries gets all abilities from your legendary creatures.
The flip planeswalkers from Magic Origins could be worth a look: Liliana, Heretical Healer
[[Teshar, Ancestor's Apostle]] or Yomiji, Who Bars the Way can help you to get some legendaries back from the grave after a board wipe.
Tatsunari, Toad Rider

Access to blue would be a cool thing, so you could add Leyline of Singularity. But sadly this doesn't fit your commanders colour identity.

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Posted 20 September 2022 at 06:51

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