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UB control



 
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LordHawk



Joined: 12 Dec 2006
Posts: 68

PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:19 pm    Post subject: UB control Reply with quote

Hey guys, im working on a UB control deck. Ive had some assistance from Tacomaster and Tird_Ape on this so far. Any other advise will be considered.

// Lands
8 [ISD] Island (2)
6 [ISD] Swamp (3)
4 [M12] Drowned Catacomb
4 [SOM] Darkslick Shores
1 [ISD] Ghost Quarter

// Creatures
3 [ISD] Snapcaster Mage
4 [ISD] Delver of Secrets/Insectile Aberration
3 [M12] Grave Titan

// Spells
4 [M12] Mana Leak
2 [MBS] Black Sun's Zenith
2 [MBS] Go for the Throat
3 [NPH] Despise
1 [M12] Jace, Memory Adept
1 [NPH] Karn Liberated
4 [ISD] Think Twice
3 [M12] Doom Blade
4 [ISD] Dissipate
3 [ISD] Liliana of the Veil
1 [MBS] Blue Sun's Zenith

// Sideboard
SB: 1 [MBS] Black Sun's Zenith
SB: 3 [NPH] Surgical Extraction
SB: 3 [M12] Flashfreeze
SB: 2 [ISD] Forbidden Alchemy
SB: 2 [NPH] Dismember
SB: 3 [SOM] Wurmcoil Engine
SB: 1 [MBS] Blue Sun's Zenith
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P_P4E



Joined: 31 Aug 2004
Posts: 579

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ratchet bomb in the 75 would be useful.

I'd get 4 forbidden alchemies in the maindeck. I don't like 3 doom blade 2 go for the throat with 3 liliana and 2 zenith...and 3 despise.

Don't see a need for blue zenith.

SB could use some work. Don't see dismember being better than the new enchantment -2/-2. I know the theme of the 3/2 flyer, but I think that's ruining your card choices slightly. I would probably cut the card since every deck either has burn or a faster clock or lilana...which you can't really protect against well with only 7 dudes.

3 wurmcoil is excessive for sure.

You're on the way though for sure.
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MarkovXII



Joined: 11 Jul 2005
Posts: 100

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i think i like more aggro version. your blue is minimal so y not run all lands that produce black and buch of duesl that produce blue. run the blue for snapcaster, forbidden alchemy and mana leaks. cut some of ur lack luster removal like jace and dissipate, bsz. throw in some heavy hitters like obliterator and more titans. maybe a mana artifact to speed things up.

i just dont see Ub Control being as effective as UBw control
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LordHawk



Joined: 12 Dec 2006
Posts: 68

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wouldnt say my blue is minimal when you think about Mana Leaks, Think Twice, Snapcaster Mages, Delvers, and the 1 Blue Sun. Sure my blue mana curve is 3 but have you ever had Mws not let you get an island when you REALLY need one lol.
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magicman85



Joined: 22 Aug 2009
Posts: 555

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why Ghost Quarter in standard
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EMA



Joined: 15 Feb 2007
Posts: 189

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

magicman85 wrote:
Why Ghost Quarter in standard


In a 2 color deck it's always fine to have some imo to get rid of random inkmoth nexus/new cycle of lands (moorland haunt especially is a pain for control, u have to kill twice every threat they make and that's usually game breaking)
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