Born of the Gods/Event deck

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Born of the Gods has one {B} event deck.

Underworld Herald

Description[edit | edit source]

The "Underworld Herald" deck combines aggressive swarms of creatures with devastating spells that destroy your opponent’s forces. Enchantment creatures and powerful devotion creatures give you a solid backup plan if your initial offensive can’t finish things off. [1]

This deck features a mix of aggressive mechanics. Unleash lets you choose to have your creature enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter at the cost of not being able to block. Bestow lets you cast some of your creatures as Auras that turn into creatures if the target they are enchanting is removed. This gives you resilience against opponents who can kill your creatures. Abilities that count your devotion to black get more powerful based on the number of black mana symbols among the mana costs of permanents you control, including hybrid mana symbols like the one on Rakdos Cackler — perfect for a deck with only black cards.

Decklist[edit | edit source]

Underworld Herald  
Lands
24 Swamp

Creatures
1 Agent of the Fates
1 Blood Scrivener
1 Crypt Ghast
1 Desecration Demon
1 Erebos's Emissary
1 Herald of Torment
3 Mogis's Marauder
1 Pack Rat
4 Rakdos Cackler
4 Rakdos Shred-Freak
3 Spiteful Returned
3 Tormented Hero
2 Xathrid Necromancer
Enchantments
1 Gift of Orzhova

Instants
2 Bile Blight
3 Doom Blade
1 Fated Return
1 Hero's Downfall
2 Ultimate Price
Sideboard
3 Cremate
2 Dark Betrayal
4 Duress
2 Gift of Orzhova
2 Pharika's Cure
2 Staff of the Death Magus

The rares in this deck are Agent of the Fates, Blood Scrivener, Crypt Ghast, Desecration Demon, Herald of Torment, Pack Rat, Xathrid NecromancerX2, Fated Return and Hero's Downfall.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Trick Jarrett. (February 06, 2014.) “Born of the Gods Event Deck”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.