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Death Wish Classic

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:17 pm
by Killax
Well here is the deck I still enjoy playing the most in the Classic format.
The deck includes a toolbox of many different Equipments and as such is able to defend itself from many other Classic decks.

Hope you guys like it. If there are any questions about the deck or sideboard (not posted) feel free to ask!


Mannoroth the Destructor

Abilities (12)
2x Puncture
4x Keys to the Armory
4x Death Wish
2x Reconstruct

Allies (4)
4x Commander Ulthok

Armors (19)
1x Amani Mask of Death
1x Cloak of the Shadowed Sun
2x Girdle of Razuvious
4x Guardian's Plate Bracers
4x Gravitational Pull
3x Greaves of Ancient Evil
4x Etched Dragonbone Girdle

Items (1)
1x Bottled Spite

Weapons (13)
1x Betrayer of Humanity
1x Fleshwerk Throwing Glaive
4x Vindicator's Brand
1x Shadowmourne
2x Shuriken of Negation
2x Edge of Oblivion
1x Annihilator
1x Jin'rohk, The Great Apocalypse

Quests (8)
4x A Rare Bean
4x Big Game Hunter

Locations (4)
4x Twilight Citadel

Total cards in deck: 61


Re: Death Wish Classic

Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 6:02 pm
by Ghost
Looks like a pretty scary classic deck. I certainly wouldn't have wanted to play against this!

Re: Death Wish Classic

Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:55 pm
by Mizer18
A lot of your one of's and things of that sort, are you just running because that is all you had, or all you felt was needed?

Re: Death Wish Classic

Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:40 pm
by Ghost
Keys to the Armory lets him search his deck for an equipment card, so all those 1-ofs become a toolbox of unique effects he can search out with Keys.

Re: Death Wish Classic

Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:26 pm
by Mizer18
That's a lot to rely on keys to be able to do, but I do see he has the quest and such as well.

Re: Death Wish Classic

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:10 pm
by Killax
Mizer18 wrote:A lot of your one of's and things of that sort, are you just running because that is all you had, or all you felt was needed?
As said by Ghost, there are many ways to find these pieces. Besides the Keys to the Armory we have Big Game Hunter, A Rare Bean and even Reconstruct to get the pieces back when needed again. Additionally Girdle of Razuvious searches and brings out your wincon Weaponry. Due to the likelyness of certain pieces showing up in your starting hand (but you not wanting it there) I decided to include the minimal ammount of wincons and the maximum ammount of ways to find them. Additionally it allows for many awnsers to many situations who in turn eventually lead into victory. This deck is a very tough nut to crack.

Feel free to ask the full theory behind the deck but the set up speaks for itself mostly :). Big Game Hunter is the best Quest available with 33 Equipments and a Rare Bean often names Rare, 40 Rares are included. Do note that in certain situations the right call might be an other rarity, it depends on the awnser you really need.

The main reason to go Monster Warrior in this case was because of Commander Ulthok. This way you can deal with Overkill, Buzz or Amani much easier and your opponent will have difficulties to deal with your boardstate.

The deck preforms extremely well against any Aggro deck. The deck suffers more from Aquatic Form Quest Combo and doesn't mind the Wizard or Rogue match up all that much.