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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 355! We are your weekly source for community, strategy, and technology hosted each and every week on! On this  week’s episode Mark and Adam are joined by Phil as they continue their Mono-Colored Shells cycle. This week the guys go over one of the few colors that actually works really well by itself, Black. But first a quick community segment were they go over War of the Spark Spoiler cards.

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CommanderCast Episode 355

Posted: April 8, 2019










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Upcoming Vorthos orgasm with War of the Spark.  How much do EDH players care?




Building the “shell” for a mono-Black deck




  1. A) “Ladyfingers Suite”


  1. B) Other Spells


  1. C) Enchantments


  1. D) Creature-Based




  1. E) Land Ramp


  1. F) Land-Based Ramp


  1. G) Everything Else


  1. H) Recursion


Spot Removal


  1. I) Instants


  1. J) Sorceries


  1. K) Creatures


  1. L) Other


  1. M) Utility Lands


  1. N) Wraths


  1. O) Tutors (that you don’t hear enough about)


  1. P)  Good Card is Good – a sample card from all the other things Black does well




Our favorite corner case cards in mono-Black.  These don’t go in every shell, but still deserve consideration nonetheless.




Adam –


Mark –


Honorable Mentions:


Favorite Bad Card:




GUEST: Phil – in the comments, as Beltfed Weapon


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And a big thanks to everyone here at the CommanderCast Network. We’ll see you next week with more community, strategy, and technology. Until then, LET’S GET IT!

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