Life-Gain Beatdown (Legacy)


dopI know what you are saying right now: “C’mon, a cheesy life-gain deck?!” Well don’t pass judgement..I haven’t steered you wrong yet have I?A� This isn’t just any life-gain deck my friends. No, this deck isn’t about building up a mountain of life points that you sit on and giggle as your opponent struggles to even put a scratch in it.A� The life points we get go towards a great cause:A� pumping up our Divinity of the Pride, Serra Avatar and we can also sacrifice that stockpile to feed some Moltensteel Dragons.A�A� In order to get life fast this deck contains one key card: Rhox Faithmender (well two copies actually). His ability to double the amount of life you gain allows you to pump up the creatures mentioned above at an insanely fast rate.A� Who doesn’t want to play an 8/8 flying Divinity of the Pride on Turn 5?A� Of course to keep that life total nice and high, you need to shut down your opponent’s offense. To do so, the deck contains Angel of Serenity, Pacifism, and a playset of Banisher Priest.A� This deck is pretty fun to play but your opponent probably won’t agree.A� Now on to the list:

The Deck(60 cards)

A�Creatures (25):A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Enchantments(7):

4x Banisher Priest A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 2x Ordeal of Heliod

2x Divinity of the Pride A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 2x Pacifism

4x Kemba’s Skyguard A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 2x Brave the Elements

1x Archon of Redemption A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 1x Divine Favor

2x Rhox Faithmender A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Artifacts(1):

1x Serra Avatar A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 1x Hall of Triumph

1x Augury Adept A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Instants(7):

1x Angelic Skirmisher A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 4x Rest for the Weary

1x Angel of Serenity A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 2x Riot Control

1x Watcher of the Roost A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 1x Phalanx Formation

2x Doomed Traveler A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� Lands(18):

1x Seraph of the SwordA�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 17x Plains

1x Seraph of DawnA�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� 1x Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx

1x Suture Priest

2x Ajani’s Sunstriker

Artifact Creatures(2):

2x Moltensteel Dragon


Note: If you want to be a real dweeb and add in another possible win condition..grab a copy or two of Felidar Sovereign, which allows you to win the game if you have 40 or more life at your upkeep.A� I’m not into it, but hey whatever floats your boat.


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