Game #161: Sakasilazavumgarima (Lazav, Dimir Mastermind)

Game #161: Sakasilazavumgarima (Lazav, Dimir Mastermind)
Date: 2015-04-01
Location: The Family Game Store
Vs. GrimGrin; Captain Sisay
Result: Fun Loss

Lazav, Dimir Mastermind, Magic, GatecrashvsGrimgrin, Corpse-Born, Magic, InnistradCaptain Sisay, Magic, From the Vault: Legends

My plan for this April Fools Day was to play this deck (that’s not all that foolish, just fun). I played the whole night with the same two guys (from the Exava game). I had okay lands at the beginning, but black was hard to come by at first (Tainted Isle wasn’t active), and then suddenly I had a ton of black cards in hand and the wrong mana.  Sisay did a lot of ramping.  I finally got Lazav out and Ostracized a Linvala from Sisay (because if you’re going to play Linvala in your deck, I’m dang sure going to make sure it’s me that gets to play it!).

GrimGrin cast a Fleshbag Marauder though and it got Sisay and Lazav. However, I had a Sepulchral Primordial in the grave yard and I reanimated it (of course getting back Linvala).  Sisay was messing about with Dromoka and Selvala (though I stole his Magewright Stone … or one of those un-tapper things). I soul ransomed Selvala.  GrimGrin played Geralf, but Linvala ruined his fun, so he found a way to kill Linvala, and then used Crypt Rats to kill stuff. He swung at me with big zombies, but I turned them to Frogs.

Then Sisay got Avacyn and a whole bunch more (though we did counter an Elesh Norn!).  Then we died.

About the Deck ( is pretty close to what it is now)

This is the Lazav version of SakaSiLazavumgarima.  It runs 25 blue cards that are all about Copying stuff and 25  Black or Gold/Hybrid UB cards that are all about Stealing or copying stuff, and a package of 12 artifacts/spot removal (like the Monkey Maker and Curse of Swine).   The idea for the deck came from an old (circa 2002) Extended deck my friend and I made with a fully Transformative Sideboard (it started out as a combo deck, but you’d board’ 15 and make it a Counter Sliver deck, and you could board the combo back in in game three and play it AND counter silver).

The deck Originally was my Thada Adel deck, but I took out the merfolk to make a Tiny Leaders deck. I started rebuilding it as Sakashima, but partway through also got the bug to make a Lazav deck. They were fighting eachother for cards, so I thought “why not just make the decks share?”   When Silumgar was spoiled, I realized it had to be a Tripartite General deck.     Sakashima is the Blue Copy and Blue Steal packages, Lazav is Blue Copy and Black/Gold steal/copy pagage, Silumgar is Black/Gold and the Blue Steal package.

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