Despite all the support Knights got in Throne of Eldraine, decks based on the tribe haven't had a lot of success in the early days of the new Standard. Why? They're too slow.

New formats tend to favor more aggressive decks, as it takes time for slower decks to find the right mix of answers to deal with the most linear strategies. That's the standard wisdom, anyway. As it turns out, Golos with Field of the Dead is officially the deck to beat right now, but the lesson is the same: You gotta go fast to take on this meta.

Here's Dev's take on an aggressive Knights list. Forget about Acclaimed Contender and Murderous Rider // Swift End, you don't have time to grind for value against Golos, sweepers and never-ending Zombie tokens. You need play your one-drops and start swinging immediately.


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