Heads I Win, Tails You Lose Commander Decklist

Posted in News on November 18, 2021

By Wizards of the Coast

The second Secretversary party is in full swing, and this year we pulled out all the stops by including an entire Commander deck as a Secret Lair drop!

Secret Lair Second Secretversary

Behold Heads I Win, Tails You Lose, a deck dedicated to having a flipping good time.

Zndrsplt, Eye of Wisdom side a
Zndrsplt, Eye of Wisdom side b
Okaun, Eye of Chaos side a
Okaun, Eye of Chaos b
Propaganda side a
Propaganda side b
Stitch in Time side a
Stitch in Time side b
Krark's Thumb side a
Krark's Thumb side b

(Editor's Note: The decklists below pull the newest printing of each card automatically from Gatherer, including printings which are not in this product. This decklist is not a card-for-card product display but rather an interactive list of the cards included in the deck.)

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

Download Arena Decklist
COMMANDER: Zndrsplt, Eye of Wisdom and Okaun, Eye of Chaos
Planeswalker (2)
1 Daretti, Scrap Savant 1 Ral Zarek
100 Cards

But don't take our word for it—here's what designer Gavin Verhey had to say about it.

"I've loved Zndrsplt and Okaun ever since I made them in Battlebond—and this Commander deck out of my personal collection puts them center stage! It looks so lovable and innocent . . . and then by the time you've started attacking people for lethal, it's too late to stop your coin-flipping reign of terror.

"You'll want to spend the early turns building up your mana rocks and Equipment and playing some silly coin-flip cards. Then, start deploying your Commanders! Usually, I suggest starting with Zndrsplt so you can start flipping coins and drawing cards. Your opponents will think it's so cute and laugh. 'Look at the funny coin-flip deck! Haha.'

"And that's when you know you've got them. Deploy Okaun—the way this deck normally kills. If you have some Equipment, suit him up! You just need to win three coin flips to kill with Okaun using Commander damage—and maybe less with the right Equipment. I've attacked for over 10,000 damage with a single Okaun before! They'll try to remove it, but that's what your counterspells are for. If there are creatures in the way, you can sneak it through with cards that grant unblockability. Or if you really want the table to flip out, use Chandra's Ignition so your 10,000 power (or similar) Okaun kills the table at once!

"If you have any questions about how the deck plays, you can hit me up on Twitter @gavinverhey. Enjoy!"

Additional Details

While five cards feature new artwork for this Secret Lair drop, there are 95 more cards being reprinted! These reprints feature the Planeswalker symbol, similar to how Mystery Booster and The List cards do, like this Mystery Booster card:

MB1 card image

There are 50 total foil cards in this Commander decks, five of which are the reversible foil cards shown above. The remaining 45 cards feature a traditional foil treatment, include multiple copies of both Island and Mountain, and come from a variety of Magic sets.

Traditional Foil Cards

Card Set Collector #
Blasphemous Act CMR 162
Daretti, Scrap Savant CM2 4
Goblin Kaboomist M15 144
Krark, the Thumbless CMR 189
Niv-Mizzet, Parun GRN 192
Spark Double WAR 68
Temple of Epiphany M21 252
Wandering Fumarole OGW 182
Buried Ruin 2XM 312
Fabricate M10 52
Fiery Gambit MRD 90
Frenetic Sliver PLC 157
Goblin Archaeologist DST 63
Great Furnace MRD 282
Izzet Boilerworks IMA 241
Izzet Signet MM3 223
Karplusan Minotaur CSP 86
Lightning Greaves 2XM 267
Mind Stone IMA 219
Myriad Landscape A25 243
Negate ZNR 71
Path of Ancestry CMR 353
Ral Zarek DGM 94
Rogue's Passage UMA 250
Swiftfoot Boots A25 234
Sword of Vengeance M11 216
Tavern Scoundrel MH2 144
Thought Vessel CMR 346
Tribute Mage MH1 73
Whispersilk Cloak M11 221
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Island BBD 251
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253
Mountain BBD 253

The remaining 50 cards are non-foil and also come from a variety of Magic sets.

Non-Foil Cards

And, of course, there are double-sided tokens, too.

  • 4x Copy // Land Mine tokens
  • 5x Treasure // Insect tokens
  • 1x Treasure // Emblem (Daretti, Scrap Savant)
Clue
Land Mine
Treasure
Insect
Treasure
Emblem (Daretti, Scrap Savant)

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