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Ali Plays Historic Reanimator


Welcome back everyone! I have been toying around more with Historic Reanimator since Wednesday. I have two new Reanimator lists to try out today. The first one I think is great for best of one but not great for best of three. The second reanimator list is better in best of three but I still feel like the second deck is missing something and not quite there yet.

Let us go ahead and look at the decklist!

Time Stamps:

Match 1 - 02:35

Match 2 - 25:56

Match 3 - 42:51

Match 4 - 51:57

This deck did well for us while I was streaming in best of one. I tried to convert it to best of three, but it is not that great there since so many people have random graveyard hate pieces. It would be one thing if the graveyard hate piece was Graffdigger's Cage, so you could prepare for it accordingly, but you have no idea what people have and that can vary from Cage, Containment Priest, Scavenging Ooze, Hushbringer, Leyline of the Void, Rest in Peace, etc etc. This makes it really rough in best of three. I would keep this one to just best of one. This next deck is better suited for best of three.

This reanimator list is better in best of three because it is not all in on Unburial Rites. With the Sideboard you can also become a Grixis control deck with Thoughtseize, some removal, and Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God. So, if people are bringing a lot of graveyard hate, you can just kill them with Nicol Bolas and casting your creatures normally. While I like this list in best of three, I cannot recommend it just yet. I tried to have a good reanimator list for you but this one still falls a bit short. The deck really wants some sort of Entomb effect that is three or less mana; both these decks want that. Not every deck can be a winner, but I had fun on this side project, and I'll revisit it again when we get more cards in Historic.

That's it for today, thanks for reading/watching!

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Ali Aintrazi

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