Random Friday: Rebuilding the Allies

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Welcome to another edition of Random Friday, the article series where I go over changes to my different EDH decks in detail (and where I trash them and rebuild them into something better).

There were a number of my decks last year that were on the chopping block after disappointing performances and poor games, and many were culled or changed. Much as I have done before, this year I am once again redoing decks that just aren’t working; this may involve either changing some cards around deck to deck, changing who the general of the deck is, or completely overhauling the entire deck.

Today, we’re rebuilding an entire deck, and giving it an overhaul that goes with its new, sexier general: we’re rebuilding tribal Allies, which is currently led by Karona, False God, into the new Ally general, General Tazri!

What will the sleek new Allies look like? Let’s take a look!
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Karona and Her Allies: Random Friday Deck (Part 2)

To view part the introduction to Karona’s Ally deck, click here.
To see the full decklist, click here.

 

So after building a five-color Ally deck with Karona, False God as the general, clearly the next step was to charge into battle with it and see if it was worth keeping. This past Friday, I was given the chance to do so, as I battled Darby, playing Lord of Tresserhorn and Angela, playing Ghave, Guru of Spores. On to the game!

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Karona and Her Allies: Random Friday Deck (Part 1)

To see the full decklist, click here.

This past Friday, I was struck by inspiration to do something different and build a five-color tribal deck based around the joke legend, Karona, False God. Karona’s ability to let your tribe Overrun at any time is strong in multiplayer, though her drawback of defecting to your opponents every turn is not as good. For this edition of Random Friday EDH, I had chosen to pair Karona with the Allies tribe from Zendikar block.

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