Last month's Pioneer bans have done their job of removing the combo decks dominating the format, and they've opened up the metagame to a wide variety of strategies. A couple weeks ago I broke down the initial fallout of the changes and explored some of the new decks that had appeared, and the metagame has continued to change and further expanded.

Reclamation Rises to the Top

Once the most popular deck, Five-Color Niv to Light is now fourth with just over 6% of the metagame. It's been replaced by Temur Reclamation with a 12% share as one of the key decks to watch.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Temur Reclamation by Masontj

'Temur Reclamation' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Masontj

Event:

Rank:

Pioneer

Market Price: $443.56

Cards

Wilderness Reclamation

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $2.83

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At the beginning of your end step, untap all lands you control.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.14

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $37.63

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When Uro enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Uro enters the battlefield or attacks, you gain 3 life and draw a card, then you may put a land card from your hand onto the battlefield.
Escape—{G}{G}{U}{U}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $14.79

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Vigilance, reach, trample
Whenever Elder Gargaroth attacks or blocks, choose one —
• Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token.
• You gain 3 life.
• Draw a card.

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Magma Spray

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.08

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Magma Spray deals 2 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Anger of the Gods

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.18

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Anger of the Gods deals 3 damage to each creature. If a creature dealt damage this way would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.73

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Choose target spell or permanent that's red or green. Its owner puts it on the top or bottom of their library.

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Censor

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.17

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Counter target spell unless its controller pays {1}.
Cycling {U} ({U}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Chemister's Insight

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $2.47

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Draw two cards.
Jump-start (You may cast this card from your graveyard by discarding a card in addition to paying its other costs. Then exile this card.)

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Star of Extinction

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $2.85

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Destroy target land. Star of Extinction deals 20 damage to each creature and each planeswalker.

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Steam Vents

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $8.81

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({T}: Add {U} or {R}.)
As Steam Vents enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Cyclonic Rift

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $17.75

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Return target nonland permanent you don't control to its owner's hand.
Overload {6}{U} (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change its text by replacing all instances of "target" with "each.")

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Niv-Mizzet, Parun

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $1.96

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This spell can't be countered.
Flying
Whenever you draw a card, Niv-Mizzet, Parun deals 1 damage to any target.
Whenever a player casts an instant or sorcery spell, you draw a card.

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $7.79

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({T}: Add {G}, {U}, or {R}.)
Ketria Triome enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {3} ({3}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Scorching Dragonfire

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.06

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Scorching Dragonfire deals 3 damage to target creature or planeswalker. If that creature or planeswalker would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Growth Spiral

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $0.46

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Draw a card. You may put a land card from your hand onto the battlefield.

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Stomping Ground

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $8.09

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({T}: Add {R} or {G}.)
As Stomping Ground enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Rootbound Crag

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $3.60

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Rootbound Crag enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain or a Forest.
{T}: Add {R} or {G}.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.09

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This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a blue spell.
Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.06

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Blast Zone

Market Price: $3.31

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Blast Zone enters the battlefield with a charge counter on it.
{T}: Add {C}.
{X}{X}, {T}: Put X charge counters on Blast Zone.
{3}, {T}, Sacrifice Blast Zone: Destroy each nonland permanent with converted mana cost equal to the number of charge counters on Blast Zone.

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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.80

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Castle Vantress enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island.
{T}: Add {U}.
{2}{U}{U}, {T}: Scry 2.

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Breeding Pool

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $18.79

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({T}: Add {G} or {U}.)
As Breeding Pool enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $6.12

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $11.43

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Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
Cycling {X}{1}{U} ({X}{1}{U}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)
When you cycle Shark Typhoon, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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With lots of counterspells, Temur plays well against other blue decks like Niv to Light and Jeskai Lukka, now #3 in the metagame with a 6.5% share. But its swift climb has been mostly on the back of its broken namesake Wilderness Reclamation. The Reclamation control archetype is also in the process of taking over Modern, with Sultai and Bant versions joining Temur in the metagame. Maybe there's a similar future of these combinations coming to Pioneer, too.

The red in Temur Reclamation for cards like Scorching Dragonfire and Anger of the Gods help it beat aggressive decks, but these are currently a minor part of the field. Mono-Black Aggro, with less than 5% share of the metagame, is the seventh most popular deck. It's possible other colors and the benefits they bring, for example white's Dovin's Veto to beat other control decks, could be superior.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Bant Reclamation by billsive

'Bant Reclamation' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: billsive

Event:

Rank:

Pioneer

Market Price: $446.19

Cards

Thassa's Intervention

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.16

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206962_200w.jpg

Choose one —
• Look at the top X cards of your library. Put up to two of them into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.
• Counter target spell unless its controller pays twice {X}.

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Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $21.45

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+1: Draw a card. At the beginning of the next end step, untap up to two lands.
−3: Put target nonland permanent into its owner's library third from the top.
−8: You get an emblem with "Whenever you draw a card, exile target permanent an opponent controls."

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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.87

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Each opponent can't draw more than one card each turn.
−2: Look at the top four cards of your library. You may reveal a noncreature, nonland card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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Sphinx's Revelation

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $3.02

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You gain X life and draw X cards.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.09

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This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a blue spell.
Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.73

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Choose target spell or permanent that's red or green. Its owner puts it on the top or bottom of their library.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Dovin's Veto

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.07

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This spell can't be countered.
Counter target noncreature spell.

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Hinterland Harbor

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $6.90

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Hinterland Harbor enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Forest or an Island.
{T}: Add {G} or {U}.

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Scattered Groves

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $2.22

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({T}: Add {G} or {W}.)
Scattered Groves enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Temple Garden

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $10.18

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({T}: Add {G} or {W}.)
As Temple Garden enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Hallowed Fountain

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $7.17

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({T}: Add {W} or {U}.)
As Hallowed Fountain enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Blast Zone

Market Price: $3.31

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Blast Zone enters the battlefield with a charge counter on it.
{T}: Add {C}.
{X}{X}, {T}: Put X charge counters on Blast Zone.
{3}, {T}, Sacrifice Blast Zone: Destroy each nonland permanent with converted mana cost equal to the number of charge counters on Blast Zone.

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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.80

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Castle Vantress enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island.
{T}: Add {U}.
{2}{U}{U}, {T}: Scry 2.

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Secure the Wastes

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.39

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Create X 1/1 white Warrior creature tokens.

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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.21

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Castle Ardenvale enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Plains.
{T}: Add {W}.
{2}{W}{W}, {T}: Create a 1/1 white Human creature token.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $6.12

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $11.43

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Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
Cycling {X}{1}{U} ({X}{1}{U}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)
When you cycle Shark Typhoon, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying.

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Irrigated Farmland

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.43

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({T}: Add {W} or {U}.)
Irrigated Farmland enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Breeding Pool

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $18.79

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({T}: Add {G} or {U}.)
As Breeding Pool enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Azorius Charm

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.25

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Choose one —
• Creatures you control gain lifelink until end of turn.
• Draw a card.
• Put target attacking or blocking creature on top of its owner's library.

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Teferi, Time Raveler

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $9.36

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Each opponent can cast spells only any time they could cast a sorcery.
+1: Until your next turn, you may cast sorcery spells as though they had flash.
−3: Return up to one target artifact, creature, or enchantment to its owner's hand. Draw a card.

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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $14.79

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Vigilance, reach, trample
Whenever Elder Gargaroth attacks or blocks, choose one —
• Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token.
• You gain 3 life.
• Draw a card.

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Wilderness Reclamation

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $2.83

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At the beginning of your end step, untap all lands you control.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.14

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Growth Spiral

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $0.46

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Draw a card. You may put a land card from your hand onto the battlefield.

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Supreme Verdict

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $5.03

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This spell can't be countered.
Destroy all creatures.

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Glacial Fortress

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $4.89

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Glacial Fortress enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Plains or an Island.
{T}: Add {W} or {U}.

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Absorb

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.55

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Counter target spell. You gain 3 life.

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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $37.63

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When Uro enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Uro enters the battlefield or attacks, you gain 3 life and draw a card, then you may put a land card from your hand onto the battlefield.
Escape—{G}{G}{U}{U}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Chemister's Insight

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $2.47

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Draw two cards.
Jump-start (You may cast this card from your graveyard by discarding a card in addition to paying its other costs. Then exile this card.)

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Green Devotion Isn't Going Away

Maintaining its #2 position through the metagame shakeup is Mono-Green Devotion. Arguably the "deck to beat," its powerful proactive plan sets pace for the format. To keep pace with the field it's made innovations of its own, and over the past couple weeks has completely embraced M21's Elder Gargaroth. It's being played up to a four-of, as seen in the third place list from the most recent Challenge.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Green Planeswalkers by Joao_Andrade

'Mono-Green Planeswalkers' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Joao_Andrade

Event:

Rank:

Pioneer

Market Price: $291.58

Cards

Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/222825_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {G}.)

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Llanowar Visionary

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.17

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When Llanowar Visionary enters the battlefield, draw a card.
{T}: Add {G}.

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Karn, the Great Creator

Market Price: $6.83

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Activated abilities of artifacts your opponents control can't be activated.
+1: Until your next turn, up to one target noncreature artifact becomes an artifact creature with power and toughness each equal to its converted mana cost.
−2: You may reveal an artifact card you own from outside the game or choose a face-up artifact card you own in exile. Put that card into your hand.

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Meteor Golem

Market Price: $0.17

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When Meteor Golem enters the battlefield, destroy target nonland permanent an opponent controls.

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Castle Garenbrig

Color Identity:G

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Castle Garenbrig enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Forest.
{T}: Add {G}.
{2}{G}{G}, {T}: Add six {G}. Spend this mana only to cast creature spells or activate abilities of creatures.

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Darksteel Citadel

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Indestructible
{T}: Add {C}.

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Skysovereign, Consul Flagship

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Flying
Whenever Skysovereign, Consul Flagship enters the battlefield or attacks, it deals 3 damage to target creature or planeswalker an opponent controls.
Crew 3 (Tap any number of creatures you control with total power 3 or more: This Vehicle becomes an artifact creature until end of turn.)

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Elvish Mystic

Color Identity:G

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{T}: Add {G}.

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Burning-Tree Emissary

Color Identity:G,R

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When Burning-Tree Emissary enters the battlefield, add {R}{G}.

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Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}: Choose a color. Add an amount of mana of that color equal to your devotion to that color. (Your devotion to a color is the number of mana symbols of that color in the mana costs of permanents you control.)

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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $14.79

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Vigilance, reach, trample
Whenever Elder Gargaroth attacks or blocks, choose one —
• Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token.
• You gain 3 life.
• Draw a card.

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God-Pharaoh's Statue

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Spells your opponents cast cost {2} more to cast.
At the beginning of your end step, each opponent loses 1 life.

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Pithing Needle

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As Pithing Needle enters the battlefield, choose a card name.
Activated abilities of sources with the chosen name can't be activated unless they're mana abilities.

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Oath of Nissa

Color Identity:G

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When Oath of Nissa enters the battlefield, look at the top three cards of your library. You may reveal a creature, land, or planeswalker card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.
You may spend mana as though it were mana of any color to cast planeswalker spells.

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Vivien, Arkbow Ranger

Color Identity:G

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+1: Distribute two +1/+1 counters among up to two target creatures. They gain trample until end of turn.
−3: Target creature you control deals damage equal to its power to target creature or planeswalker.
−5: You may reveal a creature card you own from outside the game and put it into your hand.

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Wolfwillow Haven

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.13

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Enchant land
Whenever enchanted land is tapped for mana, its controller adds an additional {G}.
{4}{G}, Sacrifice Wolfwillow Haven: Create a 2/2 green Wolf creature token. Activate this ability only during your turn.

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Llanowar Elves

Color Identity:G

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{T}: Add {G}.

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Hunt the Hunter

Color Identity:G

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Target green creature you control gets +2/+2 until end of turn. It fights target green creature an opponent controls.

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Grafdigger's Cage

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Creature cards in graveyards and libraries can't enter the battlefield.
Players can't cast spells from graveyards or libraries.

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Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger

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When you cast this spell, exile two target permanents.
Indestructible
Whenever Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger attacks, defending player exiles the top twenty cards of their library.

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Tormod's Crypt

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{T}, Sacrifice Tormod's Crypt: Exile all cards from target player's graveyard.

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Heart of Kiran

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Flying, vigilance
Crew 3 (Tap any number of creatures you control with total power 3 or more: This Vehicle becomes an artifact creature until end of turn.)
You may remove a loyalty counter from a planeswalker you control rather than pay Heart of Kiran's crew cost.

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Nissa, Who Shakes the World

Color Identity:G

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Whenever you tap a Forest for mana, add an additional {G}.
+1: Put three +1/+1 counters on up to one target noncreature land you control. Untap it. It becomes a 0/0 Elemental creature with vigilance and haste that's still a land.
−8: You get an emblem with "Lands you control have indestructible." Search your library for any number of Forest cards, put them onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

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Voracious Hydra

Color Identity:G

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Trample
Voracious Hydra enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.
When Voracious Hydra enters the battlefield, choose one —
• Double the number of +1/+1 counters on Voracious Hydra.
• Voracious Hydra fights target creature you don't control.

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Aligned Hedron Network

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When Aligned Hedron Network enters the battlefield, exile all creatures with power 5 or greater until Aligned Hedron Network leaves the battlefield. (Those creatures return under their owners' control.)

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As a powerful standalone threat, Elder Gargaroth fits right into the Devotion gameplan. It enters play as early as turn three, and takes over any game if not immediately answered. Elder Gargaroth has similarly been adopted in Modern—where the format's top mana dork deck, Gruul Midrange, plays it up to a four-of. If it's good enough for Modern, it must be good enough for Pioneer, where it's also being used in Reclamation deck sideboards.

Jeskai Lukka is the Best "Combo" Deck

The combo void left in the metagame has been partially filled by Jeskai Lukka. While not having a true engine or game-ending interaction, it does leverage the powerful ability of Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast to find Agent of Treachery—potentially re-usable by Yorion, Sky Nomad.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Jeskai Lukka by FestiFan

'Jeskai Lukka' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Event:

Rank:

Pioneer

Market Price: $369.50

Cards

Dovin's Veto

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.07

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This spell can't be countered.
Counter target noncreature spell.

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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.73

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Choose target spell or permanent that's red or green. Its owner puts it on the top or bottom of their library.

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Steam Vents

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $8.81

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({T}: Add {U} or {R}.)
As Steam Vents enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.14

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Teferi, Time Raveler

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $9.36

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Each opponent can cast spells only any time they could cast a sorcery.
+1: Until your next turn, you may cast sorcery spells as though they had flash.
−3: Return up to one target artifact, creature, or enchantment to its owner's hand. Draw a card.

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The Birth of Meletis

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.42

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Search your library for a basic Plains card, reveal it, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library.
II — Create a 0/4 colorless Wall artifact creature token with defender.
III — You gain 2 life.

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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

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Each opponent can't draw more than one card each turn.
−2: Look at the top four cards of your library. You may reveal a noncreature, nonland card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Chained to the Rocks

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.45

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Enchant Mountain you control
When Chained to the Rocks enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls until Chained to the Rocks leaves the battlefield. (That creature returns under its owner's control.)

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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.67

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Exile target permanent an opponent controls with converted mana cost 3 or greater.
II — Noncreature spells your opponents cast cost {2} more to cast until your next turn.
III — Return target creature or planeswalker card from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a +1/+1 counter or a loyalty counter on it.

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Void Winnower

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Your opponents can't cast spells with even converted mana costs. (Zero is even.)
Your opponents can't block with creatures with even converted mana costs.

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Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast

Color Identity:R

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+1: Exile the top three cards of your library. Creature cards exiled this way gain "You may cast this card from exile as long as you control a Lukka planeswalker."
−2: Exile target creature you control, then reveal cards from the top of your library until you reveal a creature card with higher converted mana cost. Put that card onto the battlefield and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.
−7: Each creature you control deals damage equal to its power to each opponent.

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Sacred Foundry

Color Identity:R,W

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({T}: Add {R} or {W}.)
As Sacred Foundry enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Deafening Clarion

Color Identity:R,W

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Choose one or both —
• Deafening Clarion deals 3 damage to each creature.
• Creatures you control gain lifelink until end of turn.

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Hallowed Fountain

Color Identity:U,W

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({T}: Add {W} or {U}.)
As Hallowed Fountain enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Agent of Treachery

Color Identity:U

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When Agent of Treachery enters the battlefield, gain control of target permanent.
At the beginning of your end step, if you control three or more permanents you don't own, draw three cards.

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Omen of the Sun

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.10

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Flash
When Omen of the Sun enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 white Human Soldier creature tokens and you gain 2 life.
{2}{W}, Sacrifice Omen of the Sun: Scry 2.

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Anger of the Gods

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.18

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Anger of the Gods deals 3 damage to each creature. If a creature dealt damage this way would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Fry

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.16

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This spell can't be countered.
Fry deals 5 damage to target creature or planeswalker that's white or blue.

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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $11.43

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Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
Cycling {X}{1}{U} ({X}{1}{U}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)
When you cycle Shark Typhoon, create an X/X blue Shark creature token with flying.

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Raugrin Triome

Color Identity:R,U,W

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({T}: Add {U}, {R}, or {W}.)
Raugrin Triome enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {3} ({3}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Supreme Verdict

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $5.03

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This spell can't be countered.
Destroy all creatures.

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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.21

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Castle Ardenvale enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Plains.
{T}: Add {W}.
{2}{W}{W}, {T}: Create a 1/1 white Human creature token.

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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.80

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Castle Vantress enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island.
{T}: Add {U}.
{2}{U}{U}, {T}: Scry 2.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.09

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This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a blue spell.
Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

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Fires of Invention

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.21

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You can cast spells only during your turn and you can cast no more than two spells each turn.
You may cast spells with converted mana cost less than or equal to the number of lands you control without paying their mana costs.

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Omen of the Sea

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.10

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Flash
When Omen of the Sea enters the battlefield, scry 2, then draw a card.
{2}{U}, Sacrifice Omen of the Sea: Scry 2.

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $7.79

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({T}: Add {G}, {U}, or {R}.)
Ketria Triome enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {3} ({3}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Yorion, Sky Nomad

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.08

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Companion — Your starting deck contains at least twenty cards more than the minimum deck size. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Flying
When Yorion enters the battlefield, exile any number of other nonland permanents you own and control. Return those cards to the battlefield at the beginning of the next end step.

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Putting Agent of Treachery into play as early as turn five will win plenty of games and make the opponent feel pretty combo'd in many situations. Backed by a robust interactive control plan, much like Dimir Inverter was, it's no surprise the deck has found footing in the metagame after the bans.

Chain to the Rocks

Jeskai has embraced its own innovation with Chained to the Rocks, adding cheap removal to a deck that typically wouldn't start interacting until turn three. It's a sensible addition, given the return of Elvish Mystic to the format after the bans. Its exile effect is a big win against the recurrable threats of Black Aggro that plague the deck, and it even deals with Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath and Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger.

Maybe the real strength of Jeskai Lukka isn't in its "combo," but in Fires of Invention. Much like Wilderness Reclamation, it's a powerful mana engine that defined Standard over the past year, so it only makes sense it's also one of the best things to do in Pioneer. There are probably other good shells out there just waiting to be explored, like this rough but promising 3-2 Mardu list from a recent Preliminary.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mardu Aggro by Th00mor

'Mardu Aggro' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Rank:

Pioneer

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Cards

Kolaghan's Command

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $5.98

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Choose two —
• Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
• Target player discards a card.
• Destroy target artifact.
• Kolaghan's Command deals 2 damage to any target.

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Fires of Invention

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.21

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You can cast spells only during your turn and you can cast no more than two spells each turn.
You may cast spells with converted mana cost less than or equal to the number of lands you control without paying their mana costs.

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Despark

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.33

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Exile target permanent with converted mana cost 4 or greater.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.93

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Godless Shrine

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $7.32

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({T}: Add {W} or {B}.)
As Godless Shrine enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

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Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Damping Sphere

Market Price: $1.38

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If a land is tapped for two or more mana, it produces {C} instead of any other type and amount.
Each spell a player casts costs {1} more to cast for each other spell that player has cast this turn.

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $14.99

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Sin Collector

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.10

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When Sin Collector enters the battlefield, target opponent reveals their hand. You choose an instant or sorcery card from it and exile that card.

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Dreadbore

Color Identity:B,R

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $1.13

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As long as it's your turn, creatures and planeswalkers you control have lifelink.
+2: Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord deals 1 damage to target player or planeswalker.
−X: Return target creature card with converted mana cost X from your graveyard to the battlefield. That creature is a Vampire in addition to its other types.

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Sacred Foundry

Color Identity:R,W

Market Price: $12.31

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({T}: Add {R} or {W}.)
As Sacred Foundry enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Fatal Push

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.07

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Destroy target creature if it has converted mana cost 2 or less.
Revolt — Destroy that creature if it has converted mana cost 4 or less instead if a permanent you controlled left the battlefield this turn.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Obzedat, Ghost Council

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $1.15

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When Obzedat, Ghost Council enters the battlefield, target opponent loses 2 life and you gain 2 life.
At the beginning of your end step, you may exile Obzedat. If you do, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control at the beginning of your next upkeep. It gains haste.

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Yorion, Sky Nomad

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.08

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Companion — Your starting deck contains at least twenty cards more than the minimum deck size. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Flying
When Yorion enters the battlefield, exile any number of other nonland permanents you own and control. Return those cards to the battlefield at the beginning of the next end step.

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Shambling Vent

Color Identity:B,W

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Shambling Vent enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {W} or {B}.
{1}{W}{B}: Shambling Vent becomes a 2/3 white and black Elemental creature with lifelink until end of turn. It's still a land.

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Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $14.29

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Lifelink
If a nontoken creature an opponent controls would die, instead exile that card and create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
{2}{B}, Sacrifice another Vampire or Zombie: Put two +1/+1 counters on Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.13

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Castle Locthwain

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.52

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Castle Locthwain enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp.
{T}: Add {B}.
{1}{B}{B}, {T}: Draw a card, then you lose life equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Goblin Rabblemaster

Color Identity:R

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Other Goblin creatures you control attack each combat if able.
At the beginning of combat on your turn, create a 1/1 red Goblin creature token with haste.
Whenever Goblin Rabblemaster attacks, it gets +1/+0 until end of turn for each other attacking Goblin.

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Liliana, the Last Hope

Color Identity:B

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+1: Up to one target creature gets -2/-1 until your next turn.
−2: Mill two cards, then you may return a creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
−7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of your end step, create X 2/2 black Zombie creature tokens, where X is two plus the number of Zombies you control."

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Kambal, Consul of Allocation

Color Identity:B,W

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Whenever an opponent casts a noncreature spell, that player loses 2 life and you gain 2 life.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $12.54

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Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

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Pia and Kiran Nalaar

Color Identity:R

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When Pia and Kiran Nalaar enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 colorless Thopter artifact creature tokens with flying.
{2}{R}, Sacrifice an artifact: Pia and Kiran Nalaar deals 2 damage to any target.

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Ruinous Ultimatum

Color Identity:B,R,W

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Destroy all nonland permanents your opponents control.

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Savai Triome

Color Identity:B,R,W

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({T}: Add {R}, {W}, or {B}.)
Savai Triome enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {3} ({3}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Mazemind Tome

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{T}, Put a page counter on Mazemind Tome: Scry 1.
{2}, {T}, Put a page counter on Mazemind Tome: Draw a card.
When there are four or more page counters on Mazemind Tome, exile it. If you do, you gain 4 life.

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Magma Spray

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.08

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Magma Spray deals 2 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Clifftop Retreat

Color Identity:R,W

Market Price: $5.11

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Clifftop Retreat enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain or a Plains.
{T}: Add {R} or {W}.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

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When Kroxa enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Kroxa enters the battlefield or attacks, each opponent discards a card, then each opponent who didn't discard a nonland card this way loses 3 life.
Escape—{B}{B}{R}{R}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Glorybringer

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.70

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Flying, haste
You may exert Glorybringer as it attacks. When you do, it deals 4 damage to target non-Dragon creature an opponent controls. (An exerted creature won't untap during your next untap step.)

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Rakdos Lurrus Threatens to Take Over

The biggest innovation of the past two weeks was the arrival of Rakdos Lurrus, which has stolen the spotlight with a Challenge Top 8 and outright win last weekend—followed by a 5-0 sweep of Monday's Pioneer Preliminary.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Rakdos Lurrus by lsmguys

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Pioneer

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Cards

Kolaghan's Command

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $5.98

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Choose two —
• Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
• Target player discards a card.
• Destroy target artifact.
• Kolaghan's Command deals 2 damage to any target.

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Castle Locthwain

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.52

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Castle Locthwain enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp.
{T}: Add {B}.
{1}{B}{B}, {T}: Draw a card, then you lose life equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

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When Kroxa enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Kroxa enters the battlefield or attacks, each opponent discards a card, then each opponent who didn't discard a nonland card this way loses 3 life.
Escape—{B}{B}{R}{R}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Damping Sphere

Market Price: $1.38

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If a land is tapped for two or more mana, it produces {C} instead of any other type and amount.
Each spell a player casts costs {1} more to cast for each other spell that player has cast this turn.

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Magma Spray

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.08

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Magma Spray deals 2 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $12.54

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Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

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Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $4.93

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Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has converted mana cost 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Lifelink
During each of your turns, you may cast one permanent spell with converted mana cost 2 or less from your graveyard.

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Duress

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.04

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Stitcher's Supplier

Color Identity:B

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When Stitcher's Supplier enters the battlefield or dies, mill three cards.

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Young Pyromancer

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.44

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Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, create a 1/1 red Elemental creature token.

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Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $3.40

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Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Gifted Aetherborn

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.12

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Deathtouch, lifelink

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Abbot of Keral Keep

Color Identity:R

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Prowess (Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn.)
When Abbot of Keral Keep enters the battlefield, exile the top card of your library. Until end of turn, you may play that card.

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Pharika's Libation

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.05

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Choose one —
• Target opponent sacrifices a creature.
• Target opponent sacrifices an enchantment.

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Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth

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Each land is a Swamp in addition to its other land types.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Foreboding Ruins

Color Identity:B,R

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As Foreboding Ruins enters the battlefield, you may reveal a Swamp or Mountain card from your hand. If you don't, Foreboding Ruins enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.13

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Fatal Push

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.07

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Destroy target creature if it has converted mana cost 2 or less.
Revolt — Destroy that creature if it has converted mana cost 4 or less instead if a permanent you controlled left the battlefield this turn.

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Noxious Grasp

Color Identity:B

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker that's green or white. You gain 1 life.

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Dreadbore

Color Identity:B,R

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Village Rites

Color Identity:B

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.
Draw two cards.

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Dreadhorde Arcanist

Color Identity:R

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Trample
Whenever Dreadhorde Arcanist attacks, you may cast target instant or sorcery card with converted mana cost less than or equal to Dreadhorde Arcanist's power from your graveyard without paying its mana cost. If that spell would be put into your graveyard this turn, exile it instead.

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Shock

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.05

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Shock deals 2 damage to any target.

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Soul-Guide Lantern

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When Soul-Guide Lantern enters the battlefield, exile target card from a graveyard.
{T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Exile each opponent's graveyard.
{1}, {T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Draw a card.

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Midrange Rakdos decks supporting Lurrus of the Dream-Den rose to the number one deck in Modern during the companion era before dying out after the change. Since the Arcum's Astrolabe ban they've been quickly rising  back, now holding the #2 spot in the metagame. Just like Temur Reclamation's Modern rise spilled over to Pioneer, we're seeing a similar phenomenon with Rakdos.

Modern and Pioneer decks hold many similarities with disruption like Thoughtseize and Fatal Push, but the Pioneer version is significantly less aggressive and more focused on card advantage. Without cards like Mishra's Bauble and Lava Dart to support Monastery Swiftspear and Soul-Scar Mage, the Pioneer deck instead focuses on grinding out value with Young Pyromancer as its "Prowess" creature of choice.

Another decent comparison is Modern's Unearth deck with cards like Seasoned Pyromancer and Lightning Skelemental leveraging Claim // Fame. But the Pioneer deck does something unique of its own. Unlike any of these Modern decks, it uses Stitcher's Supplier to fuel the graveyard, also  enabling threats like Dreadhorde Arcanist and Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger that generate further value.

Stitchers' Supplier

Stitchers' Supplier is ideal fuel for Village Rites, which is also fantastic with tokens from Young Pyromancer, and has nice synergy with an un-Escaped Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger that's dying anyway. It's also castable from Dreadhorde Arcanist, so it's really the glue that holds everything together, and in my experience is part of the deck's best draws.

Claim // Fame

The various pieces of the deck combine to create all sorts of great interactions that lead to card advantage. Claim // Fame does a lot of lifting, with its +2/+0 ability being especially great on Dreadhorde Arcanist. This unlocks more expensive spells such as additional Claim // Fame (in the graveyard its converted mana cost is 3) or Kolaghan's Command for some pretty impressive sequences, especially with Young Pyromancer in play.

Taking a page from the Modern deck, Abbot of Keral Keep adds another source of card advantage that works well with Claim // Fame, and its Prowess ability is a welcome threat. Other versions of the deck instead use Rix Maadi Reveler, which has some positive graveyard synergy and a powerful Spectacle mode.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Rakdos Lurrus by Toastxp

'Rakdos Lurrus' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Pioneer

Market Price: $259.66

Cards

Soul-Guide Lantern

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When Soul-Guide Lantern enters the battlefield, exile target card from a graveyard.
{T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Exile each opponent's graveyard.
{1}, {T}, Sacrifice Soul-Guide Lantern: Draw a card.

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.99

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Choose one —
• Destroy target creature with no counters on it.
• Remove up to three counters from target creature.

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Rix Maadi Reveler

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $0.25

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Spectacle {2}{B}{R} (You may cast this spell for its spectacle cost rather than its mana cost if an opponent lost life this turn.)
When Rix Maadi Reveler enters the battlefield, discard a card, then draw a card. If Rix Maadi Reveler's spectacle cost was paid, instead discard your hand, then draw three cards.

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Magma Spray

Color Identity:R

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Magma Spray deals 2 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Wild Slash

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.67

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Ferocious — If you control a creature with power 4 or greater, damage can't be prevented this turn.
Wild Slash deals 2 damage to any target.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Pharika's Libation

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.05

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Choose one —
• Target opponent sacrifices a creature.
• Target opponent sacrifices an enchantment.

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Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $4.93

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Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has converted mana cost 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Lifelink
During each of your turns, you may cast one permanent spell with converted mana cost 2 or less from your graveyard.

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Duress

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.04

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.

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Village Rites

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.95

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.
Draw two cards.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $12.54

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Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

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Castle Locthwain

Color Identity:B

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Castle Locthwain enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp.
{T}: Add {B}.
{1}{B}{B}, {T}: Draw a card, then you lose life equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

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Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Canyon Slough

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $2.05

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
Canyon Slough enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Stitcher's Supplier

Color Identity:B

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When Stitcher's Supplier enters the battlefield or dies, mill three cards.

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Young Pyromancer

Color Identity:R

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Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, create a 1/1 red Elemental creature token.

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Fatal Push

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.07

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Destroy target creature if it has converted mana cost 2 or less.
Revolt — Destroy that creature if it has converted mana cost 4 or less instead if a permanent you controlled left the battlefield this turn.

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Noxious Grasp

Color Identity:B

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker that's green or white. You gain 1 life.

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Dreadbore

Color Identity:B,R

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

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Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, you gain 3 life. Otherwise, you draw a card.
Escape—{3}{B}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Foreboding Ruins

Color Identity:B,R

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As Foreboding Ruins enters the battlefield, you may reveal a Swamp or Mountain card from your hand. If you don't, Foreboding Ruins enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

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When Kroxa enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Kroxa enters the battlefield or attacks, each opponent discards a card, then each opponent who didn't discard a nonland card this way loses 3 life.
Escape—{B}{B}{R}{R}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.13

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Dreadhorde Arcanist

Color Identity:R

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Trample
Whenever Dreadhorde Arcanist attacks, you may cast target instant or sorcery card with converted mana cost less than or equal to Dreadhorde Arcanist's power from your graveyard without paying its mana cost. If that spell would be put into your graveyard this turn, exile it instead.

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With proactive threats and disruption stopping whatever the opponent is doing, Rakdos feels somewhere between Modern Jund and Legacy Delver of Secrets decks in its gameplan. There's an added inconsistency that can happen when its various moving parts don't line up exactly, but they interact positively in so many different ways there's usually some way to put something together—and if not there's always Lurrus of the Dream-Den to power through the opponent.

From the sideboard the most notable card is Pharika's Libation, which provides a way to remove Wilderness Reclamation or Shark Typhoon from Temur.

Rakdos Lurrus is the scariest new deck in Pioneer, and with lots of momentum behind it I expect it will soon be one of the most popular and successful in the format.

Izzet Prowess is Probably Good, Too

Modern's most important M21 innovation has been Stormwing Entity. With it, the rise of Izzet Prowess, the #3 deck in the metagame, is also beginning to spill over into Pioneer.

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Pioneer

Market Price: $155.76

Cards

Crash Through

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.09

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Creatures you control gain trample until end of turn. (A creature with trample can deal excess combat damage to the player or planeswalker it's attacking.)
Draw a card.

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Expedite

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.18

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Target creature gains haste until end of turn.
Draw a card.

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Sprite Dragon

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $1.37

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Flying, haste
Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, put a +1/+1 counter on Sprite Dragon.

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Wild Slash

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.67

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Ferocious — If you control a creature with power 4 or greater, damage can't be prevented this turn.
Wild Slash deals 2 damage to any target.

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Monastery Swiftspear

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $2.24

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Haste
Prowess (Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn.)

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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

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Choose target spell or permanent that's red or green. Its owner puts it on the top or bottom of their library.

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Steam Vents

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $8.81

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({T}: Add {U} or {R}.)
As Steam Vents enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Izzet Staticaster

Color Identity:R,U

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Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.)
Haste
{T}: Izzet Staticaster deals 1 damage to target creature and each other creature with the same name as that creature.

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Stubborn Denial

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.85

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Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays {1}.
Ferocious — If you control a creature with power 4 or greater, counter that spell instead.

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Treasure Cruise

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.28

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Delve (Each card you exile from your graveyard while casting this spell pays for {1}.)
Draw three cards.

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Brazen Borrower // Petty Theft

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $13.57

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.14

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Stormwing Entity

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.86

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This spell costs {2}{U} less to cast if you've cast an instant or sorcery spell this turn.
Flying
Prowess (Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn.)
When Stormwing Entity enters the battlefield, scry 2.

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Opt

Color Identity:U

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Scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
Draw a card.

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Light Up the Stage

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.65

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Spectacle {R} (You may cast this spell for its spectacle cost rather than its mana cost if an opponent lost life this turn.)
Exile the top two cards of your library. Until the end of your next turn, you may play those cards.

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Shivan Reef

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $1.26

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}: Add {U} or {R}. Shivan Reef deals 1 damage to you.

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Fevered Visions

Color Identity:R,U

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At the beginning of each player's end step, that player draws a card. If the player is your opponent and has four or more cards in hand, Fevered Visions deals 2 damage to that player.

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Ramunap Ruins

Color Identity:R

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Pay 1 life: Add {R}.
{2}{R}{R}, {T}, Sacrifice a Desert: Ramunap Ruins deals 2 damage to each opponent.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

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This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a blue spell.
Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

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Spirebluff Canal

Color Identity:R,U

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Spirebluff Canal enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or fewer other lands.
{T}: Add {U} or {R}.

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Soul-Scar Mage

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $6.52

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Prowess
If a source you control would deal noncombat damage to a creature an opponent controls, put that many -1/-1 counters on that creature instead.

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Young Pyromancer

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.44

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Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, create a 1/1 red Elemental creature token.

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Unlike the more midrange plan of Rakdos, Izzet does present an aggressive gameplan with Monastery Swiftspear and Soul-Scar Mage,  joined by Sprite Dragon. Despite the distinct lack of free spells like Manamorphose and Phryrexian mana cards that define the Modern deck, this deck's wealth of enablers are still very threatening. While they may not be free, Crash Through and Expedite at least do come with some utility of their own.

The Pioneer deck does have one major advantage with Treasure Cruise, which is banned in Modern. When Pioneer started, Treasure Cruise was among the scariest cards in the format as part of the Izzet Arclight Phoenix deck. But fears about the card were overblown as the deck proved to be underpowered and inconsistent. Izzet Prowess gets around the consistency issue with its expanded and more balanced threat base, which are hungry for the fuel Treasure Cruise provides.

With this powerful card advantage tool, and lacking some of the potentially value-less enablers found in Modern, what the Pioneer deck gives up in speed it gains in robustness. It's in good position for fighting through the removal-filled midrange and control decks at the top of the metagame.

Auras Evolved

During the Lurrus of the Dream-Den era, Orzhov Auras based around Sram, Senior Edificer rose to one of the most successful decks in Pioneer. It leaned heavily on Lurrus of the Dream-Den, and suffered greatly from the companion change doubling its cost. After disappearing from the metagame, it started reappearing post  bans and remains a minor but relevant part of the metagame, with a Challenge Top 8 as recent as last weekend.

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Cards

Sram, Senior Edificer

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $6.22

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Whenever you cast an Aura, Equipment, or Vehicle spell, draw a card.

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Concealed Courtyard

Color Identity:B,W

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Concealed Courtyard enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or fewer other lands.
{T}: Add {W} or {B}.

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Brain Maggot

Color Identity:B

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When Brain Maggot enters the battlefield, target opponent reveals their hand and you choose a nonland card from it. Exile that card until Brain Maggot leaves the battlefield.

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Mana Confluence

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{T}, Pay 1 life: Add one mana of any color.

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Karametra's Blessing

Color Identity:W

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Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it's an enchanted creature or enchantment creature, it also gains hexproof and indestructible until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control. Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Soldier of the Pantheon

Color Identity:W

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Protection from multicolored
Whenever an opponent casts a multicolored spell, you gain 1 life.

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Dead Weight

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.04

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets -2/-2.

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Stonecoil Serpent

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Reach, trample, protection from multicolored
Stonecoil Serpent enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.

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Ethereal Armor

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each enchantment you control and has first strike.

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Cartouche of Solidarity

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature you control
When Cartouche of Solidarity enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 white Warrior creature token with vigilance.
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and has first strike.

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Hateful Eidolon

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.15

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Lifelink
Whenever an enchanted creature dies, draw a card for each Aura you controlled that was attached to it.

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Apostle of Purifying Light

Color Identity:W

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Protection from black (This creature can't be blocked, targeted, dealt damage, enchanted, or equipped by anything black.)
{2}: Exile target card from a graveyard.

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Caves of Koilos

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.72

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}: Add {W} or {B}. Caves of Koilos deals 1 damage to you.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $12.54

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Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

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Godless Shrine

Color Identity:B,W

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({T}: Add {W} or {B}.)
As Godless Shrine enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Sentinel's Eyes

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and has vigilance.
Escape—{W}, Exile two other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Alseid of Life's Bounty

Color Identity:W

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Lifelink
{1}, Sacrifice Alseid of Life's Bounty: Target creature or enchantment you control gains protection from the color of your choice until end of turn.

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Gryff's Boon

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+0 and has flying.
{3}{W}: Return Gryff's Boon from your graveyard to the battlefield attached to target creature. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Color Identity:B,W

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Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has converted mana cost 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Lifelink
During each of your turns, you may cast one permanent spell with converted mana cost 2 or less from your graveyard.

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All That Glitters

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each artifact and/or enchantment you control.

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Adding black to the core white plan helped make Lurrus of the Dream-Den as consistent as possible. But with its lessening importance and black otherwise being restricted to the sideboard beyond [Hateful Eidolon], it's surprising the deck hasn't expanded to other color options.

Azorius Auras, for example, is one of the very best decks in Historic, and it wields Lurrus of the Dream-Den just fine. The color combination has yet to make an impact on Historic, but a green-tinged Selesnya version is suddenly in the picture with a Preliminary 5-0 last weekend.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Selesnya Auras by yashimoro

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Cards

Fortified Village

Color Identity:G,W

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As Fortified Village enters the battlefield, you may reveal a Forest or Plains card from your hand. If you don't, Fortified Village enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {G} or {W}.

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Mana Confluence

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{T}, Pay 1 life: Add one mana of any color.

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Karametra's Blessing

Color Identity:W

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Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it's an enchanted creature or enchantment creature, it also gains hexproof and indestructible until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control. Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Alseid of Life's Bounty

Color Identity:W

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Lifelink
{1}, Sacrifice Alseid of Life's Bounty: Target creature or enchantment you control gains protection from the color of your choice until end of turn.

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Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Color Identity:B,W

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Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has converted mana cost 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Lifelink
During each of your turns, you may cast one permanent spell with converted mana cost 2 or less from your graveyard.

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Ornithopter

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Flying

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Hushbringer

Color Identity:W

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Flying, lifelink
Creatures entering the battlefield or dying don't cause abilities to trigger.

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Cartouche of Solidarity

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature you control
When Cartouche of Solidarity enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 white Warrior creature token with vigilance.
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and has first strike.

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Grafdigger's Cage

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Creature cards in graveyards and libraries can't enter the battlefield.
Players can't cast spells from graveyards or libraries.

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Baffling End

Color Identity:W

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When Baffling End enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls with converted mana cost 3 or less.
When Baffling End leaves the battlefield, target opponent creates a 3/3 green Dinosaur creature token with trample.

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Damping Sphere

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If a land is tapped for two or more mana, it produces {C} instead of any other type and amount.
Each spell a player casts costs {1} more to cast for each other spell that player has cast this turn.

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Gladecover Scout

Color Identity:G

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Hexproof (This creature can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)

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Ethereal Armor

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each enchantment you control and has first strike.

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Season of Growth

Color Identity:G

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Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
Whenever you cast a spell that targets a creature you control, draw a card.

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Sram, Senior Edificer

Color Identity:W

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Whenever you cast an Aura, Equipment, or Vehicle spell, draw a card.

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Adanto Vanguard

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As long as Adanto Vanguard is attacking, it gets +2/+0.
Pay 4 life: Adanto Vanguard gains indestructible until end of turn. (Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Temple Garden

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({T}: Add {G} or {W}.)
As Temple Garden enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Sentinel's Eyes

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and has vigilance.
Escape—{W}, Exile two other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Gryff's Boon

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+0 and has flying.
{3}{W}: Return Gryff's Boon from your graveyard to the battlefield attached to target creature. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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All That Glitters

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each artifact and/or enchantment you control.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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With Gladecover Scout providing a safe Hexproof body like it does in the Modern version of Auras, it's surprising that green wasn't adopted sooner in Pioneer. Creatures getting destroyed is the biggest risk of playing an aura-based strategy, so Green Hexproof creatures have defined the archetype throughout its long history in Modern. The future of the Pioneer version may see Gladecover Scout and the security it provides.

Hateful Eidolon and its lifegain was at its best when Pioneer was much more aggressive before the Companion change—when decks like Boros Burn and Heroic were at the top of the field. Now with midrange and control decks everywhere, it's logical to move toward the Hexproof keyword these decks will struggle to remove. To that point, look at the most recent build of Orzhov, which includes a full set of Stonecoil Serpent and a Soldier of the Pantheon for the added insurance against removal. It's clear the strategy needs more resistance to removal, and adding  green is a step in that direction.

While green doesn't provide great sideboard cards, without combo decks to contain Thoughtseize it's not so important. Nor is the removal of Fatal Push or Dead Weight needed in a format light on aggressive decks.

I'll admit it doesn't make a ton of sense to me, but moving in the opposite direction from green is a red version giving up resilience in favor of raw power and speed.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Boros Auras by __matsugan

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Cards

Gryff's Boon

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.50

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+0 and has flying.
{3}{W}: Return Gryff's Boon from your graveyard to the battlefield attached to target creature. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Selfless Savior

Color Identity:W

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Sacrifice Selfless Savior: Another target creature you control gains indestructible until end of turn. (Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Messenger's Speed

Color Identity:R

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature has trample and haste.

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Karametra's Blessing

Color Identity:W

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Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it's an enchanted creature or enchantment creature, it also gains hexproof and indestructible until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control. Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Consuming Fervor

Color Identity:R

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +3/+3 and has "At the beginning of your upkeep, put a -1/-1 counter on this creature."

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Silence

Color Identity:W

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Your opponents can't cast spells this turn. (Spells cast before this resolves are unaffected.)

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Oppressive Rays

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature can't attack or block unless its controller pays {3}.
Activated abilities of enchanted creature cost {3} more to activate.

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Inspiring Vantage

Color Identity:R,W

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Inspiring Vantage enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or fewer other lands.
{T}: Add {R} or {W}.

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Sacred Foundry

Color Identity:R,W

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({T}: Add {R} or {W}.)
As Sacred Foundry enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Ethereal Armor

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each enchantment you control and has first strike.

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Cartouche of Solidarity

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature you control
When Cartouche of Solidarity enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 white Warrior creature token with vigilance.
Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and has first strike.

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Furor of the Bitten

Color Identity:R

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +2/+2 and attacks each combat if able.

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Favored Hoplite

Color Identity:W

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Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Favored Hoplite, put a +1/+1 counter on Favored Hoplite and prevent all damage that would be dealt to it this turn.

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Mana Confluence

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{T}, Pay 1 life: Add one mana of any color.

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Battlefield Forge

Color Identity:R,W

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}: Add {R} or {W}. Battlefield Forge deals 1 damage to you.

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Guildscorn Ward

Color Identity:W

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature has protection from multicolored.

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Rending Volley

Color Identity:R

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This spell can't be countered.
Rending Volley deals 4 damage to target white or blue creature.

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Madcap Skills

Color Identity:R

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Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +3/+0 and has menace.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Satyr Hoplite

Color Identity:R

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Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Satyr Hoplite, put a +1/+1 counter on Satyr Hoplite.

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This list was played to the Top 16 of a Challenge last weekend by __matsugan, who became known for his Modern innovations of decks like Four-Color Death's Shadow, the all-in combo version of the Vizier of Remedies-Devoted Druid deck, and more recently helped popularize the Neobrand deck.

His latest Pioneer creation is a brutally fast take on the Auras strategy: red adds an aggressive one-drop with Satyr Hoplite (hitting harder than Lagonna-Band Trailblazer) and a wealth of aggressive auras like Consuming Fervor. This sort of strategy is even more vulnerable to removal than Orzhov, and without Sram, Senior Edificer or even Lurrus of the Dream-Den truly feels all-in. In return it gains racing speed, especially with haste-granting auras like Furor of the Bitten, and extra evasion with Madcap Skills.

I'm not convinced the approach is really the best in a metagame with lots of control and few combo decks, but it does have its advantages. In particular, it seems fantastic in the Mono-Green Devotion matchup, where speed and evasion are of the essence and there is no cheap removal to worry about.

The Future of the Metagame

From the rise of Temur Reclamation, to the sudden emergence of Rakdos Lurrus as a contender, the past couple weeks have seen big changes in Pioneer. The bans a month ago completely rewrote the rules of the metagame, bringing to the top decks that weren't competitive before. Where before Pioneer was defined by combo decks, aggressive decks fast enough to race them, and a smattering of control decks, now control and various shades of midrange are leading the way. The bans have also driven innovations in the decks that were recently competitive, which now have to adapt to the realities of this new metagame.

With so much change brought by the ban and every week since, there's surely more to come. The metagame is still shaking itself out and won't likely settle anytime soon. Even if it does, Zendikar Rising is just a few weeks away and sure to inject some very powerful new cards into Pioneer.