Bontu's Monument

Bontu's Monument: INFO

  • Used in 3 decks in EDH Chamber
  • Found in 9 different themes in EDH Chamber
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    Themes for Bontu's Monument

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    Bontu's Monument seems to be an EDH staple as it has so many differents themes listed!

    Puresteel Paladin: Illustrated by Jason Chan

    Voltron

    Voltron decks focus on commander damage or a few creatures and turns them into massive, protection-from-everything kind of creatures and finishing off the opponents in combat.

    Lifelink: Illustrated by Terese Nielsen

    Lifegain

    Lifegain is one of the the most popular themes in EDH. Multiple triggers to gain life and value received from the lifegain triggers are really fun to follow as a player. Often lifegain is combined with another theme, +1/+1 counters or creature tokens, as pure lifegain is often not powerful enough to win the game.

    Isochron Scepter: Illustrated by Mark Harrison

    Combo

    Combo decks are control heavy decks, running a heavy amount of card draw or tutors. If the decks get to assemble the combo pieces the game often ends in an infinite combo.

    Cathars Crusade: Illustrated by Karl Kopinski

    +1/+1 counters

    White has many great support spells and permanents for +1/+1 counters theme. Counters theme is often combined with White-weenie or token strategy and turns the small creatures into a formidable force.

    Caged Zombie: Illustrated by Josh Hass

    Zombie tribal

    Zombies are first and foremost: black creatures. Mono black is the original zombie tribal colours, and later received multiple great cards in Dimir colors.

    With mono black zombie tribals are fully combat focused decks with resource advantage from abusing the graveyard. With looting effects, discard and creatures dying the graveyard is zombie decks most valuable resource after the zombies on the battlefield.

    Illustrated by James Ryman

    Aristocrats

    Aristocrat decks are a combination of sacrifice effects, reanimating and value creation. Wincons revolve around multiple triggers, either from dying, ETB or cast triggers.

    Reanimate: Illustrated by Johann Bodin

    Reanimate

    Reanimate decks brings back creatures from the graveyard straight to the battlefield. The reanimated creatures are often expensive to cast, like demons, and are complete haymakers compared to the reanimation costs.

    Lifelink: Illustrated by Terese Nielsen

    Lifegain

    Lifegain is one of the the most popular themes in EDH. Multiple triggers to gain life and value received from the lifegain triggers are really fun to follow as a player. Often lifegain is combined with another theme, +1/+1 counters or creature tokens, as pure lifegain is often not powerful enough to win the game.

    Barony Vampire: Illustrated by Daarken

    Vampire tribal

    Vampire tribal is second most popular mono black tribal. Eternal vampire have a multitude of different commanders available and different game plans, too. One vampire tribal can focus on full combat with lord effects, other focusing on life gain and life loss and third can focus on stealing other players creatures.

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    Karlov of the Ghost Council: cEDH or casual?

    I wondered how to build a lifegain EDH deck and after some time ended up with Karlov of the Ghost Council as the commander with voltron and life drain sub themes.
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    Commander deck building challenge: Mono Black Zombies

    Our playgroup had a deck building challenge: we chose a color for each randomly and I ended up with black. This is how I chose and built my mono-black Zombies EDH deck.
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    Mono black commander: Vito, lifegain and vampire tribal

    Next up in my mono colored decks is black. As black can do literally (maybe not ramp?) everything by paying life or sacrificing creatures and has the best tutors in the format I wanted to restrict my options by having a strict tribal deck.