Saturday, January 3, 2009

Deck of the Month: December 2008: Nocturns Twins

In December the list of decks to choose from was a little bit shorter because of the holiday season. The most interesting deck was the Nocturn Shadow Twin deck by Carlos Eduardo Ganso. Not that the deck list is so variable and innovative, but you have to have the chutzpah to enter a tournament with this kind of deck, and the skill to win with it. Note the lack of any Dominate bleed actions or modifiers, pure concentration on the "Nocturn" ally and the "Shadow Twin" action.
Bloody X-Mas Jundiaí
Center Cards Store
Jundiaí, Brazil
16 players
3R + F

Deck Name : Nocturns Twins
Author : Carlos Eduardo Ganso
Description :

Crypt [12 vampires] Capacity min: 3 max: 6 average: 4.25
2x Lucy Markowitz 3 dom obt Lasombra:4
2x Hester Reed 3 obt pot Lasombra:3
2x Leila Monroe 4 dom obt pre Lasombra:4
1x Banjoko 5 DOM obt pot Lasombra:3
2x Ermenegildo, The Rake 5 DOM OBT pot Lasombra:4
2x Andrew Emory 5 OBT aus dom pot Bishop Lasombra:4
1x Onaedo 6 DOM OBT aus pot Lasombra:4

Library [90 cards]
Action [20]
20x Shadow Twin

Action Modifier [4]
4x Shadow Play

Ally [21]
1x Carlton Van Wyk (Hunter)
20x Nocturn

Event [2]
1x Restricted Vitae
1x Unmasking, The

Master [17]
1x Elysian Fields
3x Fame
1x Fortschritt Library
1x Hungry Coyote, The
1x Momentum's Edge
3x Path of Night, The
1x Political Hunting Ground
1x Sunset Strip, Hollywood
5x Vessel

Reaction [26]
4x Darksight
8x Deflection
4x Eyes of the Night
10x On the Qui Vive


Anonymous said...

my god this deck could be really better than this..

Eduardo Cervejeiro said...

Yes, could be invincible...

Carlos Eduardo Ganso.

Anonymous said...

How so? Just curious.

Carlos Eduardo Ganso said...

As any TWD...

Anonymous said...

Nice Deck, Mr. Ganso...
Is Funny and Deadly...

Carlos Eduardo Ganso said...

Thanks Mr. Anonymous!

This deck 1st idea using Fame but at 2nd version I use Society of Leopold make it more funny. To Tournament I opt to use Fame with this configuration posted.

The strategy is simple. Call Nocturn and untap. Nocturn perform Shadow Twin. Vampire perform Shadow Twin or recuse a Famed vampire from torpor.

Ever have in hand 1 intercept (Eye of the Night or Darksight) with Unmasking in play or Deflection and 1 or 2 On the Qui Vive, to bleed.

No block any action unless the acting minion can be sent to torpor.

The minions have low capacity causing low pool using.

A portion of luck is essential.