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Severin Tome

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I really like Tome of Horrors but find his activation cost (4) a liability. It works really well in late game and in mill decks, but is not really a contender against any aggro or even against midrange.

To solve that we need to lower its activation cost, and that is where Severin, the Mad Mage plays a huge role. I came here to look if anyone posted a deck with this two cards and found no results, so here is my take on it.

This is a relics based deck, still not polished, but with a lot of potential. I am sure there is room for improvement so any feedback is welcome.

Another highlight is the Eye of Winter that got buffed after the last patch, I am testing it together with Icebreaker which was a popular combo years ago. Is a weak 3-drop but I find him necessary to keep control over an opponent playing units every turn. In the other hand, Tumbling Sloth may be an excellent replacement for him, I am going to try it and update if necessary, as Sloth will be great against armory decks and charge units.

I am aware that there are other cards that have been the gold standard for Relics based decks, like the always present Lethrai Courtier + Rat Cage combo or Seasoned Spelunker, I may go into that direction but for now I am trying to build something different.

I did not really put a lot of thought in the market, if you are going to try this deck I advice you to tweak it to your liking first. I will probably change Quicksilver Mirror to something else like Sodi's Spellshaper. The only card that is a must here is Perilous Research.

Again, your feedback is welcome!


Shiftstone Cost
Does not include campaign cost

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Influence Requirements
3 3 2

Power Sources
15 15 14 17

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Deck Rarities
10 25 31 5

Card Types
17 13 24 0 26

Contains Cards From Campaigns
Dead Reckoning [Set1003]
Homecoming [Set1005]
Promises by Firelight [Set1007]


January 11, 2020


Eternal Version
Promises by Firelight

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SilentNSly Edited Eternal Version: 1.49.3
With so many relics, it feels a shame not to go add Lethrai Courtier, Rat Cage and Call for Aid.

I would remove Honeypot, Wilderness Refuge, Seek Power and Find the Way (as Auralian Cargo and Lethrai Courtier should be sufficient).
SilentNSly Edited Eternal Version: 1.49.3
You may even want to run a single Fearbinder (which you can fetch with Display of Knowledge and Elvish Swindler) in your deck if you need to turn rats into blockers.