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Budget Commander #61: Jerren, Corrupted Bishop

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Hello great readers! I hope your day is kicking serious booty! Ready for my final Commander deck inspired by a new leader from Midnight Hunt? I hope so! As you can see!

This is my seventh and final build for you from Midnight Hunt. The first six were:

  1. Gisa, Glorious Resurrector - I first built around this Mono-Black leader that wants to kill foes with destruction effects like Damnation, -X/-X effects like Mutilate, sacrificing effects like Slum Reaper, and then triggers and reanimation and mono-Black ramping tools. It's a whole lot of fun! You can see the song I sung over here.
  2. Rem Karolus, Stalwart Slayer - In this Boros-based build I toss in a ton of damage-based mass removal that will keep your stuff alive if you survive, such as Rolling Earthquake and Blasphemous Act, as well as backup ways to keep your stuff alive like Iroas, God of Victory as well as triggers and damage dealers to people's face from burn like Stuffy Doll. Enjoy it here!
  3. Ludevic, Necrogenius // Olag, Ludevic's Hubris - This Dimir deck is deep is graveyard manipulation for Ludevic like creature tutoring such as Entomb and Buried Alive, milling like Ashiok, Sculptor of Fears, card drawing like Bitter Revelation, and great creatures to copy like Avatar of Woe. Check out this cool deck here.
  4. Florian, Voldaren Scion - This crazy build is all about that draining and pinging life from your foes in a number of ways. I build a Group Slug Rakdos deck. I have ways to keep you alive like Caverns of Despair and Maze of Ith. Ways to punish attackers like No Mercy and Cunning Rhetoric. I have draining effects like Subversion and Sanctum of Stone Fangs. I have Monarch-granting cards like Court of Ambition and Court of Ire. I have card drawing ways to punish others life like Xantcha, Sleeper Agent. It's great stuff. You can see it here!
  5. Dennick, Pious Apprentice - I wanted to build around two aspects of Dennick - firstly his graveyard protecting from removal, like Cremate, to build around Disturb, and I tossed in flashback cards as well. Those included Deep Analysis and Malevolent Hermit. I also tossed in more ways to protect my graveyard from removal like Leyline of Sanctity and Dismiss. Secondly, I loved how Dennick would shut down targeted reanimation and recursion, so I tossed in more hate bears, like Aven Mindcensor and Drannith Magistrate. To win we have lands like Hall of Storm Giants as well as mass token making flashbackers like Increasing Devotion. You can check out this duality here.
  6. Adeline, Resplendent Cathar - Adeline can easily swing as an 8/4 on turn four in a four-player game. Nasty! If you drop a pair of 1-drops on turn two, then swing with all of them at different people after dropping Adeline on turn three, then you have a 10/4 attacking on turn four and a 13/4 on turn five, which is a fifth-turn Commander kill. Since I am running a bunch of early drops, I tossed in mono-White Hate Bears like Esper Sentinel and Spirit of the Labyrinth. I also leaned into token making and tons of ways to protect the team once they have been brought out like Mother of Runes and Teferi's Protection. This is my favorite brew from the set, and I adore just how much fun it is. Enjoy it here!

What is a Budget Commander deck? Great question! This is the 61st deck in this series. I was inspired by other budget deck series that have "budgets" in the triple digits like $250 or even just $100. That's not a budget! My first deck came in under $40 and every deck that's been built since then has tried to come in under the previous one. The last deck I did came in at $32.65. You can check out the full 60 decks in the Appendix below.

So, what card inspired today's brew?

Jerren, Corrupted Bishop // Ormendahl, the Corrupter

It's this $2.99 Mythic Rare from Midnight Hunt. As you can see, Jerren is a 3-mana 2/3 which will bring a 1/1 White Human 1/1 token for a loss of life when he arrives to the battlefield. You can spend a pair of mana to give lifelink to a Human, which he is. And then when you have 13 life in your end step, you can spend 6 mana to transform him into a game-winning 6/6 with flying, trample, and life link which is actually a threat to win the game with Commander damage. I wish that the card that was printed in this set in Blue that wins the game when you have 13 life was in Black so I could run a deck around the theme of dropping life to 13 and then winning the game. It's hard to run that here, since we really push ourselves to the danger zone by spending a bunch of life, and it's a trick we can only do once, as when Ormendahl is invariably answered it flips back to its humble 2/3 side. And then building around the Human tribe is harder to do outside of colors that care about them - like Green and White. Jerren feels more like a nice card in the 99 of an Orzhov Humans Matter deck, Tokens Brew, or maybe an Abzan one, or in a Dimir 13 life alt-win life loss deck. So.... how am I expecting to run this build?

It's 3/4 of dorks across two bodies for just three mana. Budget Aggro? All right... let's do it! We'll also toss in Humans and the occasional Life Loss effect to let you run into those as well, in case the battlefield works that way. I'll lean into Human aggro stuff like Black Knight.

We only have 64 decks over at EDHREC.com that have been built around Jerren. They built around him with a strong Aristocrats Mono-Black strategy with tons of sacrifices and triggers. We are going in a very different direction with Aggro and Humans where possible.

Ready to get this thing kicked off?

Xathrid Necromancer
Doomed Necromancer

That's $0.49 for each one! That's pretty good for a pair of Humans that care about fun things. The Wizard cares about Humans dying, and each time one heads to the graveyard from the battlefield, you'll net a 2/2 Zombie token that's tapped. Note that it's missing the keyword "nontoken" so if you kill your Human token from Jerren, that's a trigger! Pretty good in a going wide deck like this one.

The Cleric Mercenary is pretty strong here as well. Ideally, we'll drop it after losing a better creature and we can swap out for it, like one of the two dorks below. Enjoy this pair that costs under a buck! No, I don't know why one Necromancer is a Wizard and the other is a Cleric.

Demon's Disciple
Plaguecrafter
Skirsdag High Priest

Here's another set I like in here a lot! The first two are 3-drop Humans that will force everyone to sacrifice a dork or a planeswalker on arrival. You can sacrifice your token from Jerren to them if you still have it, and then leave the 3-powered swinger out. The Disciple is the weaker card as it's just a 3/1, whereas the 'Crafter has a bigger butt and forces a discard if they cannot sacrifice a permanent of the correct type, including yourself by he by, but you can always sacrifice it to itself. Good uncommon duo that is also $0.49 each!

Another $0.49 bulk rare is included in the Priest. It's a little underwhelming in size at just a 1/2, but the ability to tap itself and two other untapped dorks to spawn a 5/5 flying Demon is not to be ignored. As you can see, you can only do that with morbid triggering, but that's pretty common here. That's a pretty sized body for the cause if you do!

Order of Midnight
Smitten Swordmaster

I tossed in a pair of adventuring Knights. The former one I love here as you can easily cast Alter Fate and Raise Dead a dork, and you can drop it and make a 2/2 flyer, which has evasion but can't block. The result is four mana that makes it a flying Gravedigger that cannot block. Pretty good here, right?

And then we have several Knights here like Fallen Askari and Black Knight and Knight of Malice. Therefore, we might have some for the latter card's Curry Favor. If you don't control any other Knights, that's fine, it's still a 2/1 lifelink for two mana which is on-curve. It's good either way here! The Favor is just one more mana, so even if you just control Knight of Stromgald, it's probably worth doing if you have the spare mana.

Village Cannibals
Wakedancer

Let's look at another duo of 2/2s that cost three mana each. The Cannibals will grow permanently with a +1/+1 each time another Human dies. That should be a lot in a deck this steeped in Humans. We have 49 Humans in this build, so that is looking pretty likely, I think. Good stuff here. The 'Dancer will make a 2/2 Zombie token on arrival to the battlefield and that's a nice 4/4 for three mana across two bodies if you have morbid when you drop it in the second phase after combat. Trade and replace!

Grim Haruspex
Silumgar Assassin
Silent Assassin

All budget cards! I tossed in the first card in here to give you a card drawing machine. As (nontoken) stuff you control bites it, you can draw a sweet card. I also like hiding it with morph, and then you can unmorph it as the death of something lies about to happen and hide it from targeted removal. I also tossed in more morph dorks to hide is, as well as the second card. This 2/1 can megamorph into a 3/2, and will destroy a small dork on flip and cannot be blocked by big fry. Good card!

I also found the bulk rare over on Gatherer which I used to run in my multiplayer thousands of cards big Abe's Deck of Happiness and Joy. As you can see, this fun 2-drop 2/1 will spend four mana to destroy a target blocking card, which could keep folks from wanting to block your fun times. Good cards!

Mardu Strike Leader
Mardu Shadowspear

Now let's turn to dash. Dash works in this build as you'll now have some fun ways to get in attacks later on an empty player while protecting your dork from sorcery speed removal. The Strike Leader is good to play on the third turn. The Shadowspear is a fine 1-drop and when it swings each foe will lose a life, which is better than a 2/1 1-drop that would deal two damage to one foe if it connects, this will deal 2 to one, and 1 to the others. Note that's it's dash is pretty cheap as well. Good Mardu duo!

Onyx Mage

I love this thing with Mardu Shadowspear. Dash it and then swing and then give it deathtouch and no one wants to block it. Hit that life loss slowly over time. And then this is a fine 2/1 Human Wizard for two mana and just costs $0.20 each, and it's very valuable here. If you have untapped mana for your small Human horde, it might play out as if you had an unblockable force since no one wants to trade down with Jerren's 1/1 Human token. I love this a lot here!

Keen Duelist
Fain, the Broker

Check out this rare Mono-Black duo from the same set. Each is $0.99 here! As you can see, the former card is very on-curve as a 2/2 for two mana. During your upkeep you and a foe each reveal a card from the top of your library and draw it. You each lose life equal to the mana cost of said card. Good card flow for you. You have a ton of cheap cards, so it's likely to be low life loss for you, but your foe? Plus, losing life for cards will, super secretly, get you to flip Jerren.

The latter card is a smooth 3/3 for three mana, which is on curve size-wise. As you can see, you have three tap abilities, none of which require mana. You can tap, sacrifice a 1/1 Human token or something else that time has passed by, and toss two +1/+1 counters on something like Jerren pre or post flip. You can tap to remove a counter from a dork to make a Treasure. You can tap to sacrifice an artifact to churn out a 2/1 flying Inking token. We have mana rocks for the latter, so you can churn them if you need to, and if you have the mana, you can untap this and keep on going as a nice mana sink later in the game. But even as a 3-drop 3/3 he's fine to wine and dine.

Isareth the Awakener
Dreamstealer
Bloodsoaked Champion

It's only $0.99 for Isareth as well! I run this 3-drop 3/3 Human Wizard with deathtouch in my Type Four Stack, which you can check out here - Type 4 Stack - List - Cube Cobra. It's on curve, will trade up with deathtouch, and wants to swing hard. When you do so, you can spend X mana and then recur a dead dork equal to that mana from your graveyard to the battlefield with a counter on it. When it would leave the battlefield, instead exile it. The card advantage here is amazing, and since all the creatures here are three or less mana, (except for one budget 5-drop which has to be here since it can win game in mono-Black builds) you can recur any of them for just X = 3 or less, which you can do, as long as you have the mana for Isareth. Good stuff!

The Wizard rare is so bulk that it's only a quarter here! $1.25 for the Warrior, so that's $1.50 for both. Both are great here in different ways! The Wizard is an admittedly underwhelming 3-drop at first glance since it's just a 1/2 with menace. But when it deals combat damage to a foe, they discard that many cards, so that's one discard when it hits each time which is nice. And then you can eternalize it after it dies into a 4/4 with menace and the ability to force four discards when it punches an opponent's face. Nasty! And then the Warrior is a powerful 2/1 1-drop that will go to work immediately to punch face. We won't need to block, so we don't care about that weakness. And then after it invariably dies, you can return in your second mana phase for just one more mana than it takes to drop as long as we attacked that turn, so let's make sure we do that. Good recursive stuff!

Dire Fleet Poisoner

I know that this 2-drop 2/2 is a bit pricier at $1.49, but we have the budget for these sorts of cards. Flash is great as you can drop it out to trade with an X/2 that thought it was getting through, stop a 1/X from punching your face, or at the end of a turn and then swing out of nowhere. Good stuff! And then it adds deathtouch which is pretty good at trading up out of nowhere with flash. No matter how big your foe is, if it doesn't have indestructible, or regenerates, it's heading to that sweet graveyard in the sky. Ignore the last ability which does nothing here.

Agent of the Fates

$0.49 for this bulk rare is pretty nifty. A three-drop with 3 power? Deathtouch? Both are pretty good here, and again, should help your tiny team play keep away, and trade up. The heroic trigger is nice, as when it happens, you can force your foes to each sacrifice a precious creature. We don't have many options here, but there a few instants that will target this for removal if needed, although that's unlikely. It's here as a 3-powered Human deathtoucher!

Let's turn to those instants next!

Renegade's Getaway
Professor's Warning
Without Weakness

As you can see, I've tossed in a handful of instants that give target creature indestructible until the end of the turn. You can use them on Agent of the Fates, although I'd prefer to keep them for better stuff unless needed. My favorite in this cycle wis the Getaway since it can regenerate anything, not just a dork. Your only planeswalker? A key artifact? A land? A dork? You got it! And it makes a 1/1 Servo token as well for the beating to continue. You could cast it after someone attacks, make a chump blocker with the Servo token, and block a big nasty dork with your indestructible dork and stop two attackers. Or you can just add the token to your swing team.

Check out the Warning! It can give indestructible for the turn, but if you need a combat trick, you can use it to pump up a dork permanently with a +1/+1 counter, which could be useful as well. I also like counters on a transformed Jerren. Then you can cast the Weakness and give something indestructible. Don't need it? Cycle away my friend, cycle away!

Heirloom Blade

Let's turn to a key piece of equipment! This fun 3-drop, one equip uncommon just costs a quarter. It gives your equipped Human a nice +3/+1 boost. When it dies, you can reveal cards from your library until you reveal a Human, and then you'll put the revealed card into your hand, and the rest of the revealed non-Humans at the bottom of your library. Good card advantage! Equip for just another mana and keep keeping on.

Pyre of Heroes

This Standard legal 2-drop artifact is pretty cheap for just $1.49 right now here at CoolStuffInc.com as of writing. I'd advise picking up some for your deck stock, as colorless generically good tribal cards like this tend to be pretty valuable due to their Commander play. Right now, that's nice for you. You can sacrifice Jerren's Human token to fetch out a 1-drop Human from your deck to the battlefield. Then you can tap and sacrifice a 1-drop for a 2-drop and a 2-drop for a 3-drop, if they are all Humans. It's power here as a Human centric Birthing Pod is amazing! Enjoy it!

Let's turn to some card drawing.

Ambition's Cost
Ancient Craving

Even though these are both uncommons and both have the same cost and abilities, they are not the same price. The first is $0.49 and the second is $0.99. Each adds powerful card drawing options to this brew that give you an Ancestral Recall amount of card advantage for three life exchanged. Good pair!

Damnable Pact
Promise of Power

$0.49? How are each of these bulk rares? They are nasty in Commander. The first is an X spell of card advantage proportions that can really refill a hand. This is an easy 5 or 8 card draw spell. And in a build with Jerren you could drop to 13 life and then transform him!

I also love the second card here. It's one more mana and two more cards than the previous above, which is pretty good from where I am sitting. Why is this rare worth half as much as the uncommon Ancient Craving? It has to be that triple mana cost, right? The Craving can be tossed in multiple colors, but the Promise is limited to Mono-Black and (maybe) two-color shells. But it's 40% more cards, so I am all in. You can also make a Demon token if you have enough mana later in the game or were just served 7 cards on a plate from something like Wheel of Fortune and a 6/6 flyer is probably worth the five-mana spell in that case. Both rares are so much better than the previous duo...

Minions' Murmurs

...but this? It's even better! And how is this a quarter? And this is the best card drawing effect in the deck, bar none. Nasty right? It's worse after mass removal like Damnation or Terminus when a four-mana Craving would give you a 3 cards, but is going to be reliably better. For example, it's better when you have just dumped your hand in the mid-game. This will usually be at least a 4 or 5 in the normal case and could easily be a 6-for-1 or 8-for-1. After a mass removal spell, with a creatureless hand, drop Jerren and make a 1/1 Human Token and it will still draw you two cards, which is the worst-case scenario. Nasty, I know!

All right... let's finish this bad boy with just a few more cards!

Blackbloom Rogue // Blackbloom Bog

Check out this mega-cheap modal card. It's a 3-drop 2/3 Human with menace, which is a little underwhelming for the cost, but it works here as an on-Tribe option. And then if you need the Bog, you can drop it and hang out with the cool kids. I also tossed in the cheap Zof Consumption. However, the one I wanted most, Malakir Rebirth, costs $3, and is out of my price range, as it wasn't worth 10% of my deck's budget for a modal land.

Let's finish with this deep dive with three other Midnight Hunt cards!

Jadar, Ghoulcaller of Nephalia

Jadar is an awesome duo to Jerren! Drop this 1/1 Human Wizard, swing with a 1-drop you might have played, and then pass and make a 2/2 decayed Zombie. And then cast Jerren and you could easily have five creatures out on the third turn. Swing with the three that can and then reload the Zombie token each turn! Good stuff. This guy loves Minions' Murmurs! He's also just $0.75 so he's dandy candy.

Graveyard Trespasser // Graveyard Glutton
Vengeful Strangler // Strangling Grasp

This is my last duo...er...foursome! The Werewolf is a bulk rare at $0.49. 3 mana for a 3/3 that can swing with the best of them is good. No one is going to discard a card to target him for removal unless they are in a weird brew that is looking for something like a discard for madness or reanimation. As the Werewolf arrives to the battlefield (or attacks), you can exile a target card from a graveyard (two cards on the night side). Did you eat and exile a dork? That's good stuff; corpses are tasty after all. Your foes will lose 1 life and you'll gain it. Our 3/3 will turn into a 4/4 on the nightbound side.

The Rogue is a fine 2-mana 2/1 that can swing early and often. When it dies...transform it into a powerful Aura that can enchant an opposing creature or planeswalker. Then at the beginning of your upkeep they have to sacrifice a nonland and lose a life. Nice. They'll likely just choose their own enchanted card to sacrifice too, so it will usually just act as removal. Good stuff!

And there we go! Ready for the build proper?

Budget Mono-Black Human Aggro | Commander| Abe Sargent


Budget - $32.65

Result - $32.60! Five cents cheaper baby!

Every creature in here is a Human on its front side (except for the Gray Merchant)! I hope that you enjoyed today's mega-cheap aggro deck! Cards you might want to toss in include Westvale Abbey; Phyrexian Tower; War Room; Volrath's Stronghold; Liliana, Dreadhorde General; Necropotence.

What did you think of my build? Anything in here that I missed or that you want to toss in? Just let me know!

APPENDIX

If you enjoyed today's Mono-Black budget brew, great! Here are the first 60 Budget Commander Options for your wallet-friendly happiness and joy:

  1. We kicked things off with Brion Stoutarm came in at $37.71
  2. Next up was Ghave, Guru of Spores, with a budget of $36.48, is a lot of fun!
  3. Talrand, Sky Summoner - $49.37. I increased the budget for this project due to the nature of the challenge, and it's the only entry in the series where the cost is increased rather than decreased.
  4. Niv-Mizzet, Dracogenius is the next for our list rocking that $36.37 pricetag.
  5. Princess Lucrezia and Riven Turnbull feature in this fun throwback Commander deck that is just $35.68.
  6. Roon of the Hidden Realm demonstrates one of the Commander 2013 dorks in a $35.29 shell.
  7. Vhati il-Dal runs the table for just $35.17. It's also one of the more unique entries in this project.
  8. With all of the latest draconic lovin', Bladewing the Risen comes just a few cents less at $35.13. http://www.gatheringmagic.com/abesargent-042114-budget-commander-8-budget-bladewing/
  9. Lu Xun, Scholar General may not be a powerhouse, but there's enough utility under here to spark a very interesting EDH deck for just $35.07.
  10. Bosh, Iron Golem was a fun mono-red artifact centric deck that hits $35.06. That's right, one cent cheaper! It's a fun and different take on artifacts than good ol' Brago will be next.
  11. Brago, King Eternal is featured with a different artifact theme and a $35.04 budget.
  12. Let's finally get below that $35 mark with Lin Sivvi and her rebel horde! $34.98 for the witness.
  13. Wedges are cool. So is Teneb, the Harvester! $34.94 gets us a deck that wins and has fun.
  14. Who likes Surrak Dragonclaw? Who likes making a face-smashing deck for just $34.83? This guy!
  15. Tolsimir Wolfblood? $34.73? Selesnya aggro? We've got it in spades!
  16. Alesha, Who Smiles at Death is ready to bring some serious recursion, beats, and a modest budget to boot at $34.62.
  17. Want to Dragon up your deck? Why not roll with Dragonlord Kolaghan for $34.47.
  18. Who's thumping those mono-green beats with the Yeva, Nature's Herald stylings? Who clocks in at just $34.39? This article!
  19. Want to donate some stuff, play some politics, and draw a ton of cards? Then check out this Zedruu the Greathearted deck that came in at $34.29.
  20. I have a notion that a Five Color deck would be a fun budget challenge. Horde of Notions is a blast of Elemental fun that clocks in at $34.17. Check it out!
  21. Five color doesn't have to end with tribes. There are so many options that this Five Color Cromat deck with a bit of a smash-y board presence is ready to introduce itself to the red zone, and to winning. It also is just $34.20.
  22. Sometimes it's really nice to see how far we can push a popular commander with a cheaper budget. That's where this Nekusar, the Mindrazer deck comes in, clocking in at $34.03
  23. With a budget of just $33.98, this Daxos of Meletis deck is pretty cool without being too expensive. Check it out!
  24. We have a Snake flavored Kaseto, Orochi Archmage deck with a lot of fun, Snakes, and budget goodness at $33.91.
  25. Nahiri, the Lithomancer is calling for an equipment and Solider focused mono-white build that's just $33.85.
  26. Who's Born to be Wild? Mina and Denn are! Check out this Gruul Smash deck with lands and fun for just $33.75.
  27. Gods are cool, especially when they make you berries, fruits, and tasty veggies. Karametra, God of Harvests might fetch you a lot of lands and good times, but she won't set back your wallet. Check out her budget build, clocking in at $33.74
  28. She beats with auras and fun, sailing over her foes. It's Bruna, Light of Alabaster! She's bringing a strong game at a cheap $33.69.
  29. Rosheen Meanderer at $33.63 clocks in with a bunch of X spells and activations with a different take on the classic Elf-Ball deck.
  30. We take a look at a very old school sort of guy, Boris Devilboon, from the original Legends set, and then build a $33.58 deck around our good demonic friends.
  31. It's time for a bit of an Orzhov Control loving, built around Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts and featuring a ton of removal, control, and more, all for the low, low price of $33.56.
  32. Captain Sisay leads a fun, legendary infused deck that has a lot of great cards and synergy, but a light price, checking in at $33.46.
  33. Ertai, the Corrupted sacrifices creatures and enchantments to counter spells. For $33.35, we have a great control-esque deck with some groovy sacrificing love.
  34. With a modest budget of $33.32, Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis have a fun event and morph focused theme, without running a bunch of cards from their Commander 2016 Appearance. Check them out!
  35. Built around the Old-School combo of Prodigal Sorcerer and Fungusaur, this Commander deck features a number of cards that deal damage to your own creatures so they get better. It clocks in at a humble $33.26.
  36. With a Golgari Toughness-Matters theme, this Ikra Shidiqi, the Usurper deck won't hurt your budget, but will do some damage for $33.15.
  37. Grenzo, Dungeon Warden goes all crazy with graveyard and deck restocking shenanigans for a cheap $33.12. We even have an infinite combo in here!
  38. Commander 2017 brings some powerful new options for Commander players everywhere. I put together a multiplayer-friendly control deck around Mathas, Fiend Seeker for just $33.10.
  39. Don't you love the Izzet madness of Arjun, the Shifting Flame? No deck has more card drawing, or card drawing triggers, than this one! It clocks in at $33.04.
  40. It doesn't have to be Halloween for you to enjoy the Monster Mash. Here we have a Grusilda, Monster Mash deck that enjoys mashing your dorks together, but not mashing your budget. It clocks in at $32.98
  41. Don't Shatter your Budget with this build of the Shattergang Brothers, who's sacrificial ways won't sacrifice wallet, and just cost $32.94.
  42. I saw Muldrotha, the Gravetide and I just fell in love with that face. Who wouldn't? Here's a graveyard abuse deck that won't break your bank, just your battlefield. And maybe some friendships. It was $32.89.
  43. Who likes some Saprolings and having Fungal Fun? I do! Slimefoot, the Stowaway leads this cheap, flavorful deck that clocks in at $32.80. Every addition to the deck has to support the flavor of the Fungal concepts!
  44. Who wants to untap and en-creature Arixmethes, Slumbering Isle? Who wants a fun budget build that's just $32.77? ME!
  45. Next up is a budget build of Emmara, Soul of the Accord which is cheap and clocks in at $32.77. Check out it's token majesty!
  46. I randomly selected Kefnet the Mindful for a random Commander challenge, and was inspired to combine my two series and build a Budget Commander deck around card-drawing and fun times with Kefnet! Check it out and it's $32.73 glory.
  47. Let's build a fun graveyard and Mono-Green build around my second Portal: Three Kingdoms leader - Hua Tuo, Honored Physician. I really like this build, and for just $32.65, I hope you will too!
  48. I built a fun budget Burn and Life gain deck around Firesong and Sunspeaker for a price tag of only $32.57! Want to check it out?
  49. I built a fun deck around the partners Gorm the Great and Virtus the Veiled. This deck ran some cool cards, including the old school Basilisk and Lure combos. But it only cost $32.51. Don't you wanna check it out? Of course ya do!
  50. For my 50th Budget Commander article, I decide to do something crazy! Let's build a Warrior themed deck around a very expensive Najeela, the Blade-Blossom, rather than my normal way of a budget leader. We come in at $42.45. You know you want to read it...
  51. Want a Naya Gold deck? Literally? Built around the multicolored loving Rienne, Angel of Rebirth. It clocks it at $32.39. I know you want to find out how I ever could do that! Check it out!
  52. I built a fun +1/+1 counter and enchantment-matters build around Eutropia the Twice-Favored for $32.33. Don't you wanna check it out?
  53. I took the Skirmish deck I designed, Defy Death, and turned it into a Commander deck featuring Tariel, Reckoner of Souls for $32.28. Take a look and see what you think!
  54. I created a fun token creature deck around Akim, the Soaring Wind from Commander 2020. It came in at $32.27! Enjoy it here!
  55. I built a Mono-Blue scry and flying matters deck around the partners Eligeth, Crossroads Augur and Siani, Eye of the Storm, that came in under $32.23. It was fun! You can find it here!
  56. I love a good crazy Commander to build around, like Hans Eriksson. My version of him ran cards like enrage led Dinosaurs, and mid-range cards you'd want to drop onto the battlefield with aplomb. The deck came in at $32.29. Want to check it out?
  57. For my Selensya fans I built this crazy life gain and going wide build around Lathiel, the Bounteous Dawn! It came in at $32.27 just two cents fewer than #56! Enjoy it here!
  58. I built a big spells matter and ramp Simic deck around partners from Commander Legends Brinelin, the Moon Kraken and Gilanra, Caller of Wirewood. It features X spells like Hydras and big spells a go go! The budget? Just $32.73! Check it out here.
  59. If you want to check out a cheap Orzhov +1/+1 Counters Matter brew, great! I've got you covered! I built around Shaile, Dean of Radiance and Embrose, Dean of Shadow. The total for this awesome build is $32.68. You can view it here.
  60. This deck came in at $32.65 and it's a Peasant version Axelrod Gunnsaron from the first set that introduced legendary stuff. This one lets you use the version from Legends instead of Chronicles and it's a powerful Rakdos deck that uses ways to trigger Axelrod's ability like giving him ping effects like Fire Whip, deathtouch ones like Bladebrand, and I built the rest of the deck around deathtouchers and pingers. You can check it out here.
  61. That's this article you silly goof!

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