Any consistency boost that can be gained in this format is big. If you have unbounded mana, unbounded card draw and another card to recur Timetwister, such as Noxious Revival or Regrowth, you can effectively cast every spell in your deck as many times as you need to. That last one technically puts your deck into your graveyard, but then it returns all nonland cards from your graveyard to your hand if you keep going, which is nearly unbounded draw. Once you’ve got enough Bird tokens, let the starter spell be countered and then do something to attack and stomp your foes to death. Being able to consistently assemble these is one of the defining factors of the best decks in the format. Use one of several reanimation enchantments (such as Animate Dead) to bring back the Worldgorger Dragon. Recast Seasons Past and repeat this process until you’ve secured victory. Enchant one of the Monoliths with Power Artifact. Vizier of Remedies prevents it from getting this counter so you can continuously tap and untap Devoted Druid for … Cast it, and activate it for three Green mana. Palinchron allows you untap up to 7 lands for the cost of 7 mana. With the incredibly low average mana cost that cEDH decks employ, Ad Nauseam will consistently ‘draw’ you around 20 to 25 business spells. In one match, (i know that its not just him but still) I had a Kozilek, Butcher of Truth, Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre, It That Betrays, and Omnath with an Eldrazi Conscription on the Kozilek. Another common wincon in the current meta, Aetherflux Reservoir allows you to gain life as you cast spells, and use that life to blast your enemies to death. a wincon! It also allows you to cast a spell, and recur it in a similar fashion to the Recursion Loops I’ll mention farther down. Karmic Guide + Saffi Eriksdotter + Free Sacrifice Outlet. Activate Razaketh with one of the Creatures for Lion’s Eye Diamond. For an in depth primer on Laboratory Maniac based Doomsday lines, refer to the cEDH Doomsday Primer, by AlwaysSleepy and reversemermaid. It is one of the most powerful tutor effects in the game, and couples very effectively with cards like Laboratory Maniac, as it empties the majority of your library for you. These are far more complex than a 101 article can sufficiently cover, so please refer to the Gitrog Monster Primer’s Infinite Mana segment of The Combo section, by Leptys. This one is somewhat debatable, but if Ad Nauseam gets a spot, this should too. Commonly, this will utilize either a creature that can return itself to your hand, like Palinchron, or two creatures that can do this in some way, like Scrap Trawler and Myr Retriever in Arcum Daggson decks. Any consistency boost that can be gained in this format is big. From here, you should be able to piece together a wincon. Tap Basalt Monolith for mana with the second untap ability on the stack, with the result of this sequence being a tapped Basalt Monolith and six mana in your pool. With this combo, you choose to Imprint Dramatic Reversal onto Isochron Scepter. You can also use Phyrexian Devourer to put counters on the Ooze to win with Ballista’s ability in the same fashion, though this method isn’t deterministic, as you need combined converted mana cost left in your deck that’s greater than or equal to the life of the table. For an in depth primer on Laboratory Maniac based Doomsday lines, refer to the, Laboratory Maniac’s ability is a replacement effect that allows you to win the game, instead of losing it, when you attempt to draw a card with no cards left in your library. Paradox Engine + Sensei’s Divining Top + Voltaic Key + Nonland Mana Sources. You can also fetch out this card along with Mikaeus, the Unhallowed to go infinite with a free sacrifice outlet. These are far more complex than a 101 article can sufficiently cover, so please refer to the Gitrog Monster Primer’s. Necrotic Ooze is often used in conjunction with other finishers that mill your deck, but doesn’t have to be. Thank you, you glorious bastard, Rocket Launcher - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, Also [[Goblin Cannon]] basically the same idea, [[Walking Ballista]] [[Finale of Devastation]] [[Borrowing the East Wind]] (kind of) [[Nourishing Shoal]] into [[Aetherflux Reservoir]] [[Strength of the Tajuru]] [[Gelatinous Ooze]], Walking Ballista - (G) (SF) (txt)Finale of Devastation - (G) (SF) (txt)Borrowing the East Wind - (G) (SF) (txt)Nourishing Shoal - (G) (SF) (txt)Aetherflux Reservoir - (G) (SF) (txt)Strength of the Tajuru - (G) (SF) (txt)Gelatinous Ooze - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, Thrasios, Triton Hero - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, Send every permanent opponents control to their hands, I do have capsize already. I genuinely enjoy this a lot. I already do have a lot of draw X cards cards, Genesis Wave - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call. Interactions occuring with The Gitrog Monster rarely, if ever, will come up within another cEDH deck, so these are less important to familiarize yourself with if you’re just getting into the format. or something like a haste enabler, and cloudstone curio. A second two-creature combination is Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker, and Zealous Conscripts. With Auriok Salvagers in play, activate Lion’s Eye Diamond for White mana. Whether it’s sufficient to win but finite, such as with Craterhoof Behemoth and a pile of creatures in play that can attack, or unbounded, such as with Great Oak Guardian and ways of bouncing it and recasting it, pumping all your creatures big enough to win in one fell swoop is an effective, if not terribly common, wincon. With unbounded mana (including mana just for creature spells from prior Food Chain combos), you can cast Tazri for a trigger to fetch a wincon ally like Kalastria Healer or Halimar Excavator. As long as you have 3 or more mana from nonland mana sources, you can activate the Isochron Scepter, floating the excess mana, and untapping all of them, including the Isochron Scepter. With Walking Ballista in your Graveyard, do the same thing to win with the real Ballista. Reanimate Leonin Relic-Warder with a reanimation enchantment. For this combo, use Renegade Rallier (with Revolt triggered in some way) to reanimate Saffi Eriksdotter. With the Top draw ability on the stack, repeat this process. Sacrifice Mana Crypt to Grinding Station to mill 3. #2 Pact of Negation. With these three cards, you can activate Saffi Eriksdotter, targeting Karmic Guide. These words are “wincons” and “finishers.”. You also have decks like Narset that aim to take unbounded turns with Beacon of Tomorrows and Narset’s combat trigger to infinitely recast the Beacon on each successive turn. From there, you should be able to piece together a wincon. If you pair Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker/Splinter Twin with a card such as Pestermite, Village Bell-Ringer, or Zealous Conscripts, you can net unbounded copies of those cards that all have haste. Look to decks like Legacy Storm (Ad Nauseam Tendrils/ANT to be precise) which uses cards like Past in Flames to facilitate the wincon of Tendrils of Agony. I like the suggestion with casting it from your library, Blue Sun's Zenith - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, It 100% depends on your deck, but [[kinnan, bonder prodigy]] can works as a finisher, kinnan, bonder prodigy - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, My deck is a Vannifar combo deck that plays Pili-Pala and Grand Architect to get infinite mana.