Lock It Up

Posted in Feature on April 3, 2014

By Gerry Thompson

Since "Prison" decks aren't very fun to play against, it's no surprise why cards like Smokestack or Trinisphere don't show up often. However, Modern offers a wide, diverse card pool where (almost) anything is possible.

Ghostly Prison

Cards like Ghostly Prison and Suppression Field have showed up as hate cards from time to time, but I haven't actually seen every hate card jammed into a single deck until now. Some pieces might be ineffective against certain archetypes, but that's all right when your cards are all bombs in the right matchup. Idyllic Tutor happens to find the right hate card when you need it.

This deck suffers from the fact that you might draw the wrong piece at the wrong time, but when everything is going right, it's your opponent who's going to suffer. With a late game that features Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx fueling Sphinx's Revelations and a horde of Angels courtesy of Sigil of the Empty Throne, at least your opponents won't be suffering for long!

Plasma007's WU Prison

Latest Feature Articles

FEATURE

The Art of Winona Nelson by, Chris Gleeson

We recently caught up with Winona Nelson to learn about how she creates such beautiful artwork, so now seems like a perfect time to take a closer look at some of her most memorable pieces...

Learn More

FEATURE

The Artists of Magic: Winona Nelson by, Nicholas Wolfram

Where Fantasy Becomes Reality Winona Nelson's art has been with Magic for over six years now, and on behalf of the community at large, I can say we're very grateful for that. She has dem...

Learn More

Articles

Articles

Feature Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All

We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page or by clicking Yes, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. (Learn more about cookies)

No, I want to find out more