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Max Attax

Max Attax

Scourge Theme Deck

There are some who will tell you that size doesn't matter, but don't let those scrawny little weaklings tell you what to think. The basic goal of the "Max Attax" deck is to pound your opponents into the ground with your big ol' creatures before said opponents get the chance to give you any back talk.

Playing the deck is pretty simple. Most of the cards in the "Max Attax" deck are a little pricey, so playing lands-and Krosan Drovers-is essential to getting your larger creatures into play. Missing even one land play could hurt your chances of winning. Try to stay in the game long enough to get to five or six mana, and then start playing your big Beasts. Once you stabilize, you should be able to win in two or three attacks, especially if you get to play an Accelerated Mutation to pile on 6 or more extra damage.

The deck doesn't have any one- or two-mana creatures, so you won't be doing much early on except trash-talking or maybe cycling an Elvish Aberration or Wirewood Guardian to get an extra forest. When you play your third land, you'll want to play a face-down creature or a Fierce Empath. The Empath serves as a throwaway blocker in addition to finding one of your big creatures. Getting a few creatures into your graveyard early by landcycling or blocking isn't such a bad thing because those cards will fuel your Chill Hauntings later.

To mess with your opponents in the midgame, play Dragon Shadow and Dragon Fangs on your face-down morph creatures or even on a Krosan Drover. If the creature is destroyed, you'll get the enchantments back later when you play a creature that costs six mana or more.

"Max Attax" has a heavy Beast theme, so adding "tribal" cards like Roaring Warchief would give this deck a boost. You could also add more creature-removal spells such as Smother or Swat to help against fast creature decks. If you can just survive the first few turns, you'll thoroughly smash your opponent. Just try not to finish off your opponent with a Fierce Empath-no one deserves that kind of humiliation.

#NameRarityCost
1Gluttonous Zombie*U4 ManaBlack Mana
3Fierce EmpathC2 ManaGreen Mana
3Krosan DroverC3 ManaGreen Mana
2KurgadonU4 ManaGreen Mana
2Spitting Gourna*C3 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
2Elvish AberrationU5 ManaGreen Mana
1Treespring Lorian*C5 ManaGreen Mana
1Root ElementalR4 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
2Symbiotic Beast*U4 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
1Venomspout Brackus*U6 ManaGreen Mana
2Wirewood GuardianC5 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
2Titanic BulvoxC6 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
2Chill HauntingU1 ManaBlack Mana
1Dragon ShadowC1 ManaBlack Mana
1Smother*U1 ManaBlack Mana
1Final PunishmentR3 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
2Dragon FangsC1 ManaGreen Mana
2Sprouting VinesC2 ManaGreen Mana
3Accelerated MutationC3 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana
6Swamp*L
14Forest*L
2Barren Moor*C
2Temple of the False GodU
2Tranquil Thicket*C

* From the Onslaught expansion
** From the Legions expansion

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* = from a previous set

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