BEDH: Orzhov... Elves?

by NorthernWarlord on 26 August 2022

Command Zone (2 cards)

Creatures (1)

Enchantments (1)

Main Deck (98 cards)

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Deck Description

I know it hasn't been long since I last created an Orzhov EDH-deck, but trust me:
This idea is just too weird NOT to pull off!

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.

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.

How to Play

So yea, orzhov elves.
Quite a weird combo, eh?

This deck attempts to generate value, tokens and overall damage by constantly playing and sacrificing creatures for different effects. As the game goes on, you'll be able to provide yourself with almost incomparable amounts of cards!

Note to yourself: this deck contains quite few ways of generating Elf tokens (since it doesn't have green in it), so you'll likely have to dig for some. Luckily this deck has a lot of card draw (and tutors) in it! If you get to choose, try to get your hands on either Nadier, Agent of the Duskenel or Prowess of the Fair!

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+ If provided a little bit of time to setup, can spew out enormous amounts of card advantage.
+ Many ways to destroy enemy creatures and recover your own.

- Token generators need some digging.

Deck Tags

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

Deck at a Glance

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NOTE: Set by owner when deck was made.

Card Legality

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

Deck discussion for BEDH: Orzhov... Elves?

Is Prowess of the Fair even valid in this deck, since it makes Green tokens?
Also, I see you went with the Diamonds instead of your usual Firemind Vessel.

Posted 08 September 2022 at 02:15


Generating tokens outside of your color identity is acceptable as long as the card's color identity is within the commander's colors. See Contraband Livestock and Pongify for example.

And about the Vessel, I usually put it only in decks which require a ton of mana and don't have green in them. One of the requirements is that the commander itself costs more than 4 mana to cast (so the Vessel can be dropped earlier).

Posted 08 September 2022 at 05:45