Black/Blue Witches, Food, and Sacrifice/Reanimation Loops

Asmoranomardicadaistinaculdacar by Ryan Pancoast

Auntie Asmoranomardicadaistinaculdacar is cooking up a storm, and your opponent is invited to the feast! You don’t need to mention that they’ll be one of the ingredients. That’s between us.

Auntie’s Soup Kitchen is a feast for foodies and a carnival for cannibals. The centerpiece of tonight’s offering is chat cannibale avec récurrence infinie. *Chef’s kiss* To prep this dish, you’ll need Cauldron Familiar, Witch’s Oven, March of the Machines, and Intruder Alarm on the battlefield. Tap Witch’s Oven, sacrificing Cauldron Familiar to create a Food token. Then sacrifice your Food to bring Cauldron Familiar back, triggering Familiar’s life loss and life gain abilities (if you have Syr Konrad, the Grim on the battlefield, trigger him to deal damage, too!) March of the Machines makes your Oven a creature, so when your Familiar returns, Intruder Alarm triggers, untapping your Oven. Then go back for a second helping! What the heck, go back for infinite helpings! (Just remember your Equipment can’t be equipped while March is in play.)

Speaking of Syr Konrad, nearly everything in this deck can potentially trigger his damage-dealing abilities (hello, Forever Young), so go to town with the graveyard recursion (I like to call it “digging around in the pantry for a snack.”) Or use Witch’s Oven to sacrifice Deathless Knight, sacrifice the resulting Food token to gain life and return Deathless Knight to hand, trigger Syr Konrad, then cast Deathless Knight again … and repeat!

Got a bunch of Food tokens stocked up and not sure what to do with them? Use the discard costs built into Dusk Mangler, Bone Shards, or Polluted Mire to put Asmoranomardicadaistinaculdacar into play, then feed your Food tokens to your opponent’s creatures. Auntie’s cooking is to die for!

Creatures (24)

  • 1 Asmoranomardicadaistinaculdacar
  • 1 Bogbrew Witch
  • 1 Tempting Witch
  • 1 Barrow Witches
  • 1 Warteye Witch
  • 2 Syr Konrad, the Grim
  • 2 Deathless Knight
  • 2 Murderous Rider
  • 2 Order of Midnight
  • 3 Cauldron Familiar
  • 1 Festering Newt
  • 2 Unwilling Ingredient
  • 2 Endless Cockroaches
  • 2 Eye Collector
  • 1 Dusk Mangler

Artifacts (6)

  • 1 The Underworld Cookbook
  • 2 Bubbling Cauldron
  • 3 Witch’s Oven

Equipment (4)

  • 2 Giant’s Skewer
  • 2 Hot Soup

Enchantments (4)

  • 2 Intruder Alarm
  • 2 March of the Machines

Sorceries (6)

  • 3 Forever Young
  • 3 Bone Shards

Instants (3)

  • 3 Bake into a Pie

Lands (23)

(I like Throne of Eldraine art for the basic lands)

  • 3 Witch’s Cottage
  • 2 Dismal Backwater
  • 2 Polluted Mire
  • 12 Swamp
  • 4 Island

Tokens

  • Food

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