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Karn, Living Legacy hasn't had a ton of love going its way so I decided we'd brew a mono red colorless deck with Karn!

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To be honest, Living Legacy just serves as a way to generate a ton of mana so we can activate the abilities of artifacts or creature lands like Crawling Barrens. We're hoping to do that long enough until we can find any of the other Karns or Forsaken Monument as we hope to cast big threats like Ugin, the Spirit Dragon or Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger. We've also got Karn, the Great Creator to pull whatever artifact is needed for the situation. His passive is also nice to shut down the crewing of Parhellion II and other vehicles in the Greasefang deck. Lastly, we got a new card in Karn's Sylex! The beauty in the Sylex is that it exiles itself allowing us to grab it again from the Great Creator's -2 ability.

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We've also got random artifacts like Prophetic Prism to stack the board with so we can get a cheap Metalwork Colossus to close a game with!

Conclusion

The deck is extremely clunky when we don't have Cleansing Wildfire + any of our indestructible lands. Even with the boost in mana, we're still a little clunky, but the deck does scratch my inner "Timmy." The sad news is, Karn, Living Legacy will need a lot of help from #MTGBRO to take off, but for right now, his purpose is to be discarded to Liliana and other effects. If there were more ways to take advantage of the Power Stones then maybe he'd be better andd the deck can bee retooled for that!

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