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Sadistic Combrei

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The following is based on a true story. Trigger warning: Shadow abuse.

T1 - Play Time Symbol.
Opp. T1 - Play Shadow Symbol.
T2 - Play Combrei Painting, Genetrix Irel, Wayward.
Opp. T2 - Play Stonescar Painting, Exploit, mouse over avatar and Irel in confusion, pass turn.
T3 - Play Crest of Progress, play 5/6 Genetrix Irel, Wayward.
Opp. T3 - Play Exploit again, mouse over everything, concede.

Ultimately, this is just a straightforward midrange deck cooked with an unhealthy amount of salt for the current Throne meta.

Genetrix Irel, Wayward - Hate for Exploit, Autotread, Steyer's Eyes, mill, reanimator... really almost everything. Just hope your opponent doesn't play Honor of Claws.
Teacher of Humility - Hate for card draw. What kind of sick bastard plays Evenhanded Golem?
Sandstorm Titan - Hate for aggro and flying. Slow down and let me actually play the game please.
Ubsat the Savior, Svetya, Lightbringer - Hate for units. Vara, Vengeance-Seeker is more fun when she's a 4-cost vanilla 3/3 or, even better, stuck in your opponent's hand.
Thundering Kerasaur - Hate for spells. Yes, Kira Ascending draws you a card everytime you play a spell on her, but it draws me one too.
Desert Marshal - Hate for fun in general. Card text ruins games, especially when it's attached to Rolant, Iron Tyrant.
Evenhanded Golem - Hate for decency.

Overall, it actually works surprisingly well; I've gone 16-4 in the last 20 games with a mix of Casual and Ranked at the ~50 Masters level. The Market probably needs work.


Shiftstone Cost
Does not include campaign cost

Premium Cost

Influence Requirements
5 3

Power Sources
28 19 19

Power Calculator
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Deck Rarities
7 26 16 26

Card Types
40 4 7 1 28

Contains Cards From Campaigns
Jekk's Bounty [Set1001]
Trials of Grodov [Set1006]
Awakening [Set1095]
Hour of Glass [Set1115]


November 22, 2021

November 21, 2021


Eternal Version
Cold Hunt

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Revisions (Since last major patch) November 22, 2021



Tarpan10 Eternal Version: 21.11.18
Excellent ladder deck, I finished ranked 122 in November playing 3-6 heats a day, starting from bronze, thanks.
MrTimeMidrange Eternal Version: 21.11.18
Glad it's been working for you!
Velsevul Edited Eternal Version: 21.11.18
+1 for deck description! I ROFL'ed when read it :-), especially about EHG :-)
If serious, this kind of deck is actual now and fits good in strange new meta. Weak matchups are Armory and Unitless (or any heavy cotrol).
Anyway, good work and thanks for fun!
Edited: I discovered what I won you today with SS Mid, cause I moved first and twice discarded with Exploit. Also I managed to play all my single faction shadow cards before Ubsat played so the rest was in my favor, but deck is great anyway!
MrTimeMidrange Eternal Version: 21.11.18
Thanks for commenting! You're spot on about the weaknesses. Also, your description of how the deck loses even to the decks it hates against is extremely accurate. Playing this deck has made it abundantly clear how critical the first-player roll is to the outcome of a game. Now we just need a "hate for first player advantage unit"... XD
Velsevul Edited Eternal Version: 21.11.18
Maybe switch Stranger for Stand Together in the market? Panic button against sweepers.