Magic: the Gathering
Fires of Inventionto be banned from Standard), but removing blue since cards like
Teferi, Time Ravelerare no longer in format and betting in a token-based gameplan.
Lukka, Coppercoat Outcastto bring a
Harmonious Archonto the game and turn all creatures on the table into 3/3, which ends up being an advantage for the deck since it usually has the largest amount of creatures on the board and thus has better interactions in the combat. Within a Standard that seems to repeat the same decks over the last weeks, Boros Lukka is a great air of renewal and shows that there is still room for innovation in Standard. On Sunday. the Standard Challenge's Top 8 was composed of: 4 Gruul Adventures 1 Mardu Doom 1 Midrange Rakdos 1 Dimir Control 1 Dimir Rogues Here, I highlight the list of Mardu Doom from player tzio, which uses several enchantments that generate immediate value to put pressure on the opponent's table with
Doom Foretoldand that interact incredibly well with
Yorion, Sky Nomadand
Archon of Sun's Grace.
Teferi, Time Ravelerand
Thoughtseizeto create a Midrange deck capable of accumulating absurdities of value during the game.
Feather, the Redeemed, which was left on the sideboard for longer matchups.
Arcum's Astrolabe, but which still has a significant amount of cards that generate a lot of value and that need to be answered immediately. Furthermore, the combination of a flying creature with
Sword of Feast and Famineis still a huge tempo boost for many decks.
Unearthand the use of
Thoughtseizeon the sideboard.
Zulaport Duelistas a one-of, in addition to including two
Mind Drainin the Sideboard, which are very unusual choices for the archetype.
Fall from Favorand that the archetype needs to be very respected today. The deck that stands out, among these, is Elves that has not done so many results in the last few weeks, but still presents itself as a force to be considered in the metagame.
Pithing Needleon maindeck alongside the
Dreadhorde Arcanistengine with
Monastery Mentorto win games. Another card that stands out in this list is
Court of Gracein the sideboard, a card that can generate a lot of value if not answered and that demonstrates that the Monarch mechanic is also present in other eternal formats.
Emrakul, the Aeons Tornon the battlefield as fast as possible, but still offering built-in protection with staples of the format like
Force of Willand