This linear style also makes Voltron decks a great playstyle for newer players. — Skullbriar has this awesome ability where counters remain with them in any zones except for the hand or library. Lots of +1/+1 counters to give to him and ways to get him back if we lose him! Solidarity of Heroes / Strength of the Tajuru – These are great ways to put Skullbriar into the lethal (or at least extremely large) power category. Quickly and permanently grow your Skullbriar's power, and mercilessly swing at your opponents! They are great budget equipment. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. and its respective properties are © 1996 Kazuki Takahashi © 2017 NAS • TV Tokyo.Privacy Policy • Terms of Service. An efficient effect on an efficiently-costed enchantment that this deck definitely wants. I’ve been wanting to dive into budget Voltron decks, as they are the style of deck I gravitated towards when I first got into the format. Get in touch with Brody on Twitter and Instagram. Skullbriar: The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box. Contact | You want to focus on making Skullbriar as big as possible, as fast as possible, so as long as you generate +1/+1 counters, it is ok to let Skullbriar die once (4 mana recast) or even twice (6 mana recast) before we really put the shields up. When it was printed, the only notable tools at our disposal were Doubling Season, Corpsejack Menace, and Unspeakable Symbol. You can now import it in the MTG Arena client. I’m kind of happy we haven’t seen this mechanic return since, making them very unique. Magic: The Gathering and its respective properties are copyright Wizards of the Coast. https://deckstats.net/decks/112260/?lng=en Command your budget! All rights reserved. EDH Recommendations and strategy content for Magic: the Gathering Commander Greater Good- Fantastic way to draw a ton of cards in this deck. Help | Spot Removal / Board Wipes- While getting Skullbriar removed for a turn or two doesn’t hurt as much as most decks, it still really slows us down. Quickly and permanently grow your Skullbriar's power, and mercilessly swing at your opponents! Attention! Running over everyone with one creature appeals to the Timmy in me and to the Jedi/Chosen One/Superhero-trope fanboy in me as well. Commander tax really adds up eventually. Copied to clipboard. Choose your fighter, arm them, protect them, and repeatedly SMASH with them. Nov. 27, 2016, Deck Update! Nevermore / Song of the Dryads- Cards like this literally turn our whole deck off. [Sign Up], All original content herein is Copyright 2020 TCGplayer, Inc. TCGplayer.com® is a trademark of TCGplayer, Inc. Ring of Kalonia / Ring of Xathrid- I think this whole Ring cycle is underplayed in EDH, especially Xathrid and Ring of Evos Isle. Mana Cost: Converted Mana Cost: 2. Getting Skullbriar bounced back to hand can set this deck back so much, since it loses the counters. If these types of effects are present in your meta, pack a lot more spot removal that can hit them. We want to play Skullbriar on turn two, immediately start attacking, and throw +1/+1 counters on Skullbriar as early and as often as possible. Skullbriar the Walking Grave | The Commander's Quarters. Skullbriar, the Walking Grave is a 1 / 1 with Haste for a and a which get's a +1/+1 counter every time it deals damage. Complete Comment Tutorial! Vigor- Great card that goes in any +1/+1 counters deck. [Login] Edit Live Edit. The term ‘inevitability’ is often discussed in Magic the Gathering, and is usually applied to control decks. For my first official EDHREC article, death is implacable and just keeps coming for our opponents. JP_Xinnam. Voltron is a fun strategy for a lot of players. Like the Terminator or any slasher-movie villain, our commander, Skullbriar, the Walking Grave, just keeps coming… no matter what. Brody is a desk jockey for an auto insurance company raising three children with his wife and he thought he couldn't afford to feed his deck brewing habit. Welcome to Andrew Jackson Highlander! Feel free to contribute to my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AndrewJacksonHighlander. In those cases, inevitability refers to the idea that if a game goes a certain length, those types of decks are virtually guaranteed to win. If your meta has a lot of spot removal, add more Blossoming Defense-type answers. For my first official EDHREC article, death is implacable and just keeps coming for our opponents. While that may apply here as well, the inevitability of this deck is that Skullbriar is going to get absolutely huge. Counters remain on Skullbriar as it moves to any zone other than a player's hand or library. EDHREC relies on ads to pay server costs and fund new features. Hardened Scales- The first card I would add to the deck for sure. While it seems like Michael Myers or the Terminator are threats that just won’t die, your opponents will know a true unstoppable force after facing down this Skullbriar deck. Skullbriar makes himself stronger each time he does damage to an opponent, plus we have a lot of other ways to generate +1/+1 counters, and best of all, those counters stay on Skullbriar when it moves to almost any zone (except for our hand or library). Counters remain on Skullbriar as it moves to any zone other than a … Skullbriar has always intrigued me, so I thought I’d try it out. Upvote 0. While this series will probably be new to most of you, I started posting this series six weeks ago on Reddit (those older articles will also be accessible on EDHREC via my author page). Dec. 28, 2014, Decklist Update — Card Text: Haste. Oct. 3, 2016, Deck Update! Privacy statement | Recently we’ve gotten far more … Bounce- This deck hates bounce. No matter what your opponents do (I’m ignoring you right now, bounce effects), Skullbriar just keeps coming. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window). The Elder wasn't doing that much for me, and Tempt is much better. As I alluded to, the last few years have been very good to Skullbriar. Increasing Savagery- This card is insane value in this deck. This annoying message will go away once you do! This can put fifteen counters on Skullbriar throughout the game, counters that tend to stick around. Skullbriar, the Walking Grave. New cards thanks to C16! Skullbriar, the Walking Grave Commander / EDH Aggro BG (Golgari) Counters. Dec. 18, 2014. The term ‘inevitability’ is often discussed in Magic the Gathering, and is usually applied to control decks. Feeds | Whenever Skullbriar, the Walking Grave deals combat damage to a player, put a +1/+1 counter on it. Idea behind the deck is to use Skullbriar as one giant beatstick. I recommend picking this up quickly too, if you feel like you want it, since it was also just reprinted. Also – and this is maybe the most important part of the card – Varolz is a free sac outlet, which can help keep counters on Skullbriar in case an opponent were to try to send it to our hand. Seems there are no cards in the Acquireboard. TappedOut.js Blog Widget, Deck Update! When I saw that our commander was over $7, I didn’t know if I could make a deck under our budget threshold. Like the Terminator or any slasher-movie villain, our commander, Skullbriar, the Walking Grave, just keeps coming… no matter what. Heck, screw you Aether Adept! Here at The Commander's Quarters we brew fun and focused $25 EDH decks. COMING. KEEPS. If we went outside the Andrew Jackson $20 mark, here are some excellent upgrades. Here at The Commander's Quarters we brew fun and focused $25 EDH decks. For those who followed my content before: Thank you for helping me get here! Jarad's Orders only grabbed Brawn for the pitch and usually Corpsejack Menace, so I felt I could cut it. Edit. For new readers: Welcome! Counters. This will require TappedOut.js included in your blog. Commander / EDH On this deck tech we brew with Skullbriar, the Walking Grave as our commander. This site © 2020 TappedOut.net, LLC I recommend picking this up quickly if you feel like you want it, since it was just reprinted. Heroic Intervention / Vines of Vastwood- This deck just doesn’t work without Skullbriar, so we need to keep it online. Aggro You can check all of those decks out here: Welcome, Guest! In this deck, these two Rings are absolute all-stars. Game #21: Skullbriar, the Walking Grave Date: 2013-05-08 Location: Family Game Store, Savage, MD vs: Prime Speaker Zeganna; Nicol Bolas Grixis Combo; Savra, Queen of the Golgari (guild Result: Unsatisfying Loss Vs. Having just come off the most fun game thus far, I was pretty psyched to play this game, even if it meant playing… If your meta is heavy on bounce, run more sac outlets, especially free ones like High Market and Viscera Seer.