Decklists are due soon for Magic's next big tournament: the Mythic Invitational. This is the first event where Historic is highlighted for the highest levels of competition, so you can imagine my excitement when preparing for this tournament. Today I'm going to take you through my testing process, explain my thinking and how I got to specific places, and most importantly: LOTS OF DECKLISTS.

Starting Out

I didn't start my testing for the Mythic Invitational until after Amonkhet was released. I wanted to start with the most impactful new cards from Amonkhet Remastered. I tried out everything from Spirits with Collected Company to Mono-Red Aggro with Soul-Scar Mage and Hazoret the Fervent. I assumed that Field of the Dead would be banned right away, but after a week or so I knew I had to find the best Field of the Dead deck, because it was unlikely to get banned a month before a major event.

Welp.

I was wrong, and Field of the Dead was banned shortly after I began my testing. Thankfully, I hadn't put too much time and effort into perfecting the deck. But where do I go from here? Historic was dominated by Field of the Dead; Bant Field, Sultai Field, Temur Field, 5C Field, Golos Field—you get the point.

While the deck had about the same 50 card starting point, you could pick your favorite ten cards and throw them in the flex spots. Because you could do whatever you wanted with Field of the Dead, it overtook the format and pushed out various archetypes like Control and Midrange. That's why when Field of the Dead got banned, the first place I turned to was Azorious Control.

An Era without Field

Control decks struggled in Historic due to Field of the Dead. Sure, you could counter all the problematic cards and the ramp cards, but when you can't beat your opponents playing land for turn because you don't have efficient win-cons, it's hard to be a real contender in the format. It was obvious this is the era for Control and Midrange decks again.

Everything had slowed down, and everyone was wanting to interact with each other (outside of Goblins). I was having a lot of success with Azorius Control until people started shifting over to Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath strategies. By them, I was also looking to try out different decks and see how they fared in the new format.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Azorious Control by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $312.39

Cards

Search for Azcanta // Azcanta, the Sunken Ruin

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $5.14

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/145370_200w.jpg

At the beginning of your upkeep, look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard. Then if you have seven or more cards in your graveyard, you may transform Search for Azcanta.

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Hallowed Fountain

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $7.79

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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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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.38

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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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Disdainful Stroke

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Counter target spell with converted mana cost 4 or greater.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.69

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/235540_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {W}.)

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.36

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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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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $7.92

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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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Kaheera, the Orphanguard

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $0.81

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Companion — Each creature card in your starting deck is a Cat, Elemental, Nightmare, Dinosaur, or Beast card. (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.)
Vigilance
Each other creature you control that's a Cat, Elemental, Nightmare, Dinosaur, or Beast gets +1/+1 and has vigilance.

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Cast Out

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.10

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Flash
When Cast Out enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Cast Out leaves the battlefield.
Cycling {W} ({W}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Irrigated Farmland

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.30

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212418_200w.jpg

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

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Glacial Fortress

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $5.03

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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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Wrath of God

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $5.85

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Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $9.52

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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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Timely Reinforcements

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.15

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If you have less life than an opponent, you gain 6 life. If you control fewer creatures than an opponent, create three 1/1 white Soldier creature tokens.

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Absorb

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.94

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Counter target spell. You gain 3 life.

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Dovin's Veto

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.48

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

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Censor

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.19

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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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Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $29.12

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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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Field of Ruin

Market Price: $0.48

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Field of Ruin: Destroy target nonbasic land an opponent controls. Each player searches their library for a basic land card, puts it onto the battlefield, then shuffles their library.

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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.27

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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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Rest in Peace

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $4.45

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When Rest in Peace enters the battlefield, exile all cards from all graveyards.
If a card or token would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, exile it instead.

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Grafdigger's Cage

Market Price: $2.07

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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

Market Price: $0.11

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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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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.89

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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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Essence Scatter

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.05

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212042_200w.jpg

Counter target creature spell.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.43

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/235542_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {U}.)

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Over the course of the next week, I was testing any and everything under the sun. Yorion Doom Foretold, Bant Spirits, Mono-Red Aggro, various Citadel decks, Big Red, Sultai Midrange, Temur Niv-Mizzet—you name it. At this point I wanted to test as many strategies as possible to weed out what felt the most powerful to me. After this step, I'd start to focus on those strategies and take my testing more seriously.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Yorion Doom Foretold by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $450.48

Cards

Shatter the Sky

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.25

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/207069_200w.jpg

Each player who controls a creature with power 4 or greater draws a card. Then destroy all creatures.

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Yorion, Sky Nomad

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $4.17

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212715_200w.jpg

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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Trial of Ambition

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.23

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When Trial of Ambition enters the battlefield, target opponent sacrifices a creature.
When a Cartouche enters the battlefield under your control, return Trial of Ambition to its owner's hand.

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Grafdigger's Cage

Market Price: $2.07

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/192909_200w.jpg

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

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Thought Erasure

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $0.25

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/175178_200w.jpg

Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card.
Surveil 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard.)

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.36

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/198683_200w.jpg

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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Hallowed Fountain

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $7.79

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/182831_200w.jpg

({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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Godless Shrine

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $9.43

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/182836_200w.jpg

({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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Doom Foretold

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.37

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At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player sacrifices a nonland, nontoken permanent. If that player can't, they discard a card, they lose 2 life, you draw a card, you gain 2 life, you create a 2/2 white Knight creature token with vigilance, then you sacrifice Doom Foretold.

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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.38

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/188705_200w.jpg

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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Glacial Fortress

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $5.03

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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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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $16.43

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/218934_200w.jpg

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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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.43

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/235542_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {U}.)

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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.77

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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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Ashiok, Nightmare Muse

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.84

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+1: Create a 2/3 blue and black Nightmare creature token with "Whenever this creature attacks or blocks, each opponent exiles the top two cards of their library."
−3: Return target nonland permanent to its owner's hand, then that player exiles a card from their hand.
−7: You may cast up to three spells from among face-up cards your opponents own from exile without paying their mana costs.

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Arch of Orazca

Market Price: $1.46

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Ascend (If you control ten or more permanents, you get the city's blessing for the rest of the game.)
{T}: Add {C}.
{5}, {T}: Draw a card. Activate this ability only if you have the city's blessing.

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Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $29.12

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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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Field of Ruin

Market Price: $0.48

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Field of Ruin: Destroy target nonbasic land an opponent controls. Each player searches their library for a basic land card, puts it onto the battlefield, then shuffles their library.

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Dovin's Veto

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.48

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

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $9.52

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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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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.69

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/235540_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {W}.)

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Omen of the Sea

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.11

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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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Isolated Chapel

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $5.88

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Isolated Chapel enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Plains or a Swamp.
{T}: Add {W} or {B}.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.69

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/235544_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {B}.)

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Ashiok, Dream Render

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $1.44

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Spells and abilities your opponents control can't cause their controller to search their library.
−1: Target player mills four cards. Then exile each opponent's graveyard.

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Demonic Pact

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $4.88

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At the beginning of your upkeep, choose one that hasn't been chosen —
• Demonic Pact deals 4 damage to any target and you gain 4 life.
• Target opponent discards two cards.
• Draw two cards.
• You lose the game.

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Drowned Catacomb

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $5.69

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Drowned Catacomb enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or a Swamp.
{T}: Add {U} or {B}.

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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.27

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/199390_200w.jpg

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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Eliminate

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.27

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker with converted mana cost 3 or less.

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Wrath of God

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $5.85

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/218452_200w.jpg

Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

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Watery Grave

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $12.17

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/175205_200w.jpg

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

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Oath of Kaya

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.51

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When Oath of Kaya enters the battlefield, it deals 3 damage to any target and you gain 3 life.
Whenever an opponent attacks a planeswalker you control with one or more creatures, Oath of Kaya deals 2 damage to that player and you gain 2 life.

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.80

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212369_200w.jpg

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

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Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Bant Ramp by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $418.26

Cards

Sulfur Falls

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $4.59

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Sulfur Falls enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or a Mountain.
{T}: Add {U} or {R}.

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Tamiyo, Collector of Tales

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $0.99

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Spells and abilities your opponents control can't cause you to discard cards or sacrifice permanents.
+1: Choose a nonland card name, then reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all cards with the chosen name from among them into your hand and the rest into your graveyard.
−3: Return target card from your graveyard to your hand.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.43

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.38

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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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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.66

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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: $11.56

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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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Fry

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.08

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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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Carnage Tyrant

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $9.70

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This spell can't be countered.
Trample, hexproof

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Censor

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.19

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $3.99

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.89

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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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Niv-Mizzet, Parun

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $3.29

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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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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $18.90

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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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Breeding Pool

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $22.40

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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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Commit // Memory

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.44

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Abrade

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.32

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Choose one —
• Abrade deals 3 damage to target creature.
• Destroy target artifact.

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.48

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{G}: Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, put a +1/+1 counter on Scavenging Ooze and you gain 1 life.

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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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Hinterland Harbor

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $8.47

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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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Opt

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.17

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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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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.09

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Hydroid Krasis

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $14.39

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When you cast this spell, you gain half X life and draw half X cards. Round down each time.
Flying, trample
Hydroid Krasis enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $11.42

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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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Anger of the Gods

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.11

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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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Brazen Borrower // Petty Theft

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $13.11

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.43

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Pact of Negation

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $15.36

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Counter target spell.
At the beginning of your next upkeep, pay {3}{U}{U}. If you don't, you lose the game.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.36

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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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Neutralize

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.14

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Counter target spell.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: 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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Growth Spiral

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $0.43

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

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Hour of Devastation

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.84

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All creatures lose indestructible until end of turn. Hour of Devastation deals 5 damage to each creature and each non-Bolas planeswalker.

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So what felt powerful? Of course Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath felt powerful, however I'm not a fan of matches lasting 50 minutes and mirrors, so I was desperate to look elsewhere to find something better. I was impressed with the Citadel lists and found myself gravitating towards Jund Citadel. Against Bant Control, I could typically aggro them out or find the right time to resolve a Bolas's Citadel for the win.

Bant was notably harder to play against then its tap-out counterpart: Sultai Midrange. Sultai's game plan is typically a mix of Midrange and Ramp, dealing with the opponent's cards after resolution instead of countering them like Bant Control. This leads the Sultai player to tap-out frequently, leaving many spots to resolve Bolas's Citadel and win the game.

Unfortunately, Grafdigger's Cage might be one of the best cards in Historic right now, which shuts down a lot of aspects of the Citadel decks. You can definitely win through them or blow them up with Reclamation Sage, but it feels like the Mythic Invitational is going to boil down to: "Decks that play four Grafdigger's Cage" and "Decks that lose to Grafdigger's Cage," making Bolas's Citadel and Collected Company noticeably weaker.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Jund by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $523.01

Cards

Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $4.07

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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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Midnight Reaper

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.37

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Whenever a nontoken creature you control dies, Midnight Reaper deals 1 damage to you and you draw a card.

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $24.65

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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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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.48

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{G}: Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, put a +1/+1 counter on Scavenging Ooze and you gain 1 life.

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Vraska, Golgari Queen

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $2.47

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+2: You may sacrifice another permanent. If you do, you gain 1 life and draw a card.
−3: Destroy target nonland permanent with converted mana cost 3 or less.
−9: You get an emblem with "Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, that player loses the game."

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Jegantha, the Wellspring

Color Identity:B,G,R,U,W

Market Price: $0.82

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Companion — No card in your starting deck has more than one of the same mana symbol in its mana cost. (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.)
{T}: Add {W}{U}{B}{R}{G}. This mana can't be spent to pay generic mana costs.

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Blood Artist

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $4.87

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Whenever Blood Artist or another creature dies, target player loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.

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Woe Strider

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.56

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When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token.
Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1.
Escape—{3}{B}{B}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Woe Strider escapes with two +1/+1 counters on it.

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Claim the Firstborn

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.30

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Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost 3 or less until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn.

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Gilded Goose

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.32

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Flying
When Gilded Goose enters the battlefield, create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
{1}{G}, {T}: Create a Food token.
{T}, Sacrifice a Food: Add one mana of any color.

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Bolas's Citadel

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $5.93

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You may look at the top card of your library any time.
You may play lands and cast spells from the top of your library. If you cast a spell this way, pay life equal to its converted mana cost rather than pay its mana cost.
{T}, Sacrifice ten nonland permanents: Each opponent loses 10 life.

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Overgrown Tomb

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $12.45

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

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Phyrexian Tower

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $17.20

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Add {B}{B}.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.69

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Paradise Druid

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.76

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Paradise Druid has hexproof as long as it's untapped.(It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)
{T}: Add one mana of any color.

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $34.39

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $3.99

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Priest of Forgotten Gods

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.51

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{T}, Sacrifice two other creatures: Any number of target players each lose 2 life and sacrifice a creature. You add {B}{B} and draw a card.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $16.43

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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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Reclamation Sage

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.21

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When Reclamation Sage enters the battlefield, you may destroy target artifact or enchantment.

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Mayhem Devil

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $0.41

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Whenever a player sacrifices a permanent, Mayhem Devil deals 1 damage to any target.

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Collected Company

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $18.75

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Look at the top six cards of your library. Put up to two creature cards with converted mana cost 3 or less from among them onto the battlefield. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Woodland Cemetery

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $5.87

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Woodland Cemetery enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Forest.
{T}: Add {B} or {G}.

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The Immortal Sun

Market Price: $34.59

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Players can't activate planeswalkers' loyalty abilities.
At the beginning of your draw step, draw an additional card.
Spells you cast cost {1} less to cast.
Creatures you control get +1/+1.

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Stomping Ground

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $9.51

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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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Llanowar Elves

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.93

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{T}: Add {G}.

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So Grafdigger's Cage is good. I quickly turned to a deck that utilizes the graveyard while getting around Grafdigger's Cage: Mono-Black God Pharaoh's Gift. Carolyn Kavanagh won the Arena Community Cup organized by The Mythic Society with this deck, so I decided to give it a try. Unfortunately, the deck didn't perform well for me, but mostly because I wasn't familiar with the complex lines of play.

With only a week left of testing, I decided it was better to figure out what is the best deck to play than work on learning a deck I wasn't proficient in. This is an important part of testing: unless you know a deck is 100% the correct choice, you need to manage your time adequately and not waste it on a deck that you know you won't be able to master before a major event.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Black God Pharaoh’s Gift by Ally Warfield

'Mono-Black God Pharaoh’s Gift' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $272.89

Cards

Phyrexian Tower

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $17.20

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Add {B}{B}.

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Priest of Forgotten Gods

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.51

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{T}, Sacrifice two other creatures: Any number of target players each lose 2 life and sacrifice a creature. You add {B}{B} and draw a card.

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Plaguecrafter

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.49

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When Plaguecrafter enters the battlefield, each player sacrifices a creature or planeswalker. Each player who can't discards a card.

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Massacre Wurm

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.74

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When Massacre Wurm enters the battlefield, creatures your opponents control get -2/-2 until end of turn.
Whenever a creature an opponent controls dies, that player loses 2 life.

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Massacre Girl

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.26

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Menace
When Massacre Girl enters the battlefield, each other creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn. Whenever a creature dies this turn, each creature other than Massacre Girl gets -1/-1 until end of turn.

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Lazotep Reaver

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.12

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When Lazotep Reaver enters the battlefield, amass 1. (Put a +1/+1 counter on an Army you control. If you don't control one, create a 0/0 black Zombie Army creature token first.)

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Cavalier of Night

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $4.06

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Lifelink
When Cavalier of Night enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice another creature. When you do, destroy target creature an opponent controls.
When Cavalier of Night dies, return target creature card with converted mana cost 3 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield.

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Ravenous Chupacabra

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.01

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When Ravenous Chupacabra enters the battlefield, destroy target creature an opponent controls.

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Cryptbreaker

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.93

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{1}{B}, {T}, Discard a card: Create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
Tap three untapped Zombies you control: You draw a card and you lose 1 life.

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Fiend Artisan

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $8.81

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Fiend Artisan gets +1/+1 for each creature card in your graveyard.
{X}{B/G}, {T}, Sacrifice another creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost X or less, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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God-Pharaoh's Gift

Market Price: $0.53

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At the beginning of combat on your turn, you may exile a creature card from your graveyard. If you do, create a token that's a copy of that card, except it's a 4/4 black Zombie. It gains haste until end of turn.

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.80

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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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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.69

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Grafdigger's Cage

Market Price: $2.07

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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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Woe Strider

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.56

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When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token.
Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1.
Escape—{3}{B}{B}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Woe Strider escapes with two +1/+1 counters on it.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $16.43

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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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Mire Triton

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.38

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Deathtouch
When Mire Triton enters the battlefield, mill two cards and you gain 2 life.

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Gate to the Afterlife

Market Price: $0.28

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Whenever a nontoken creature you control dies, you gain 1 life. Then you may draw a card. If you do, discard a card.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Gate to the Afterlife: Search your graveyard, hand, and/or library for a card named God-Pharaoh's Gift and put it onto the battlefield. If you search your library this way, shuffle it. Activate this ability only if there are six or more creature cards in your graveyard.

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Stitcher's Supplier

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $4.96

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

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Plague Mare

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.09

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Plague Mare can't be blocked by white creatures.
When Plague Mare enters the battlefield, creatures your opponents control get -1/-1 until end of turn.

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Castle Locthwain

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.62

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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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Brain Maggot

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.10

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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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From there I moved on to more aggressive decks like Mono-Red Aggro and Goblins. Goblins has been surprisingly resilient to Grafdigger's Cage with the addition of Goblin Trashmaster in the sideboard, as well as the "just turn creatures sideways" plan. I think Goblins is a strong contender this weekend, but I was also too afraid to lose to Wrath of God when paired with Grafdigger's Cage. I admittedly did not test Mono-Red as much as I should have. I think Mono-Red is also a good choice, but again I'm nervous to take it into a field of mostly Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath and Wrath of Gods.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Red Goblins by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $356.71

Cards

Gempalm Incinerator

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.92

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/149247_200w.jpg

Cycling {1}{R} ({1}{R}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)
When you cycle Gempalm Incinerator, you may have it deal X damage to target creature, where X is the number of Goblins on the battlefield.

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Phyrexian Tower

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $17.20

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Add {B}{B}.

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Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $4.07

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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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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $24.65

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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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Redcap Melee

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.12

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Redcap Melee deals 4 damage to target creature or planeswalker. If a nonred permanent is dealt damage this way, you sacrifice a land.

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Siege-Gang Commander

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.96

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When Siege-Gang Commander enters the battlefield, create three 1/1 red Goblin creature tokens.
{1}{R}, Sacrifice a Goblin: Siege-Gang Commander deals 2 damage to any target.

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Scrabbling Claws

Market Price: $0.05

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{T}: Target player exiles a card from their graveyard.
{1}, Sacrifice Scrabbling Claws: Exile target card from a graveyard. Draw a card.

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Wily Goblin

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.40

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When Wily Goblin enters the battlefield, create a Treasure token. (It's an artifact with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.")

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Goblin Warchief

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.51

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Goblin spells you cast cost {1} less to cast.
Goblins you control have haste.

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Leyline of the Void

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $5.10

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If Leyline of the Void is in your opening hand, you may begin the game with it on the battlefield.
If a card would be put into an opponent's graveyard from anywhere, exile it instead.

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Goblin Trashmaster

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $3.04

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Other Goblins you control get +1/+1.
Sacrifice a Goblin: Destroy target artifact.

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Thoughtseize

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $16.43

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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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Goblin Matron

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.36

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When Goblin Matron enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a Goblin card, reveal that card, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library.

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Castle Embereth

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.23

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Castle Embereth enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain.
{T}: Add {R}.
{1}{R}{R}, {T}: Creatures you control get +1/+0 until end of turn.

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Goblin Ringleader

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.24

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Haste (This creature can attack and {T} as soon as it comes under your control.)
When Goblin Ringleader enters the battlefield, reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all Goblin cards revealed this way into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Conspicuous Snoop

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.39

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Play with the top card of your library revealed.
You may cast Goblin spells from the top of your library.
As long as the top card of your library is a Goblin card, Conspicuous Snoop has all activated abilities of that card.

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Canyon Slough

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $2.42

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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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Goblin Chainwhirler

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.04

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First strike
When Goblin Chainwhirler enters the battlefield, it deals 1 damage to each opponent and each creature and planeswalker they control.

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Goblin Chieftain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $3.07

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Haste (This creature can attack and {T} as soon as it comes under your control.)
Other Goblin creatures you control get +1/+1 and have haste.

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Skirk Prospector

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.23

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Sacrifice a Goblin: Add {R}.

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Muxus, Goblin Grandee

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $19.98

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When Muxus, Goblin Grandee enters the battlefield, reveal the top six cards of your library. Put all Goblin creature cards with converted mana cost 5 or less from among them onto the battlefield and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.
Whenever Muxus attacks, it gets +1/+1 until end of turn for each other Goblin you control.

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Krenko, Mob Boss

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $4.35

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{T}: Create X 1/1 red Goblin creature tokens, where X is the number of Goblins you control.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.43

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Final Verdict

With the Mythic Invitational only a couple days away, I needed to pick a deck and start optimizing it. Selecting your archetype is only half the battle—the sideboard selection, number of cards in the deck, and gameplans versus each matchup are just as important as the deck selection process. I spend most of my time analyzing the meta and selecting my deck in the testing process. I like playing a bunch of different decks to get a broad understanding of the format. That being said, I am likely giving in and playing an Uro deck.

Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath is by far one of the most powerful things you can do in Historic. Cards like Growth Spiral and Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath fundamentally change what "Ramp Decks" means because traditional ramp cards aren't also cantrips like these cards. I'm fond of Bant because of the initial reasons I was fond of Azorius Control.

Additionally, Bant Control does it all. You can beat Aggro, Combo, and Midrange if you understand the matchups, have good sideboarding plans, and tailor your deck to attack what you expect to see the most of. Having access to all the tools to beat anything you want is especially enticing to me for this event. While a lot of people are on the same page as me with Bant/Sultai, I still anticipate a lot of Goblins and Citadel, and I want to have a deck that is prepared to beat both of those as well.

Still in the testing process, but here is where I am currently at for my Mythic Invitational deck:

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Bant Ramp by Ally Warfield

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

Created By: Ally Warfield

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $503.85

Cards

Dovin's Veto

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.48

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

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Search for Azcanta // Azcanta, the Sunken Ruin

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $5.14

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At the beginning of your upkeep, look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard. Then if you have seven or more cards in your graveyard, you may transform Search for Azcanta.

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Censor

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.19

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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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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $7.92

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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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Wrath of God

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $5.85

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Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $18.90

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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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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.77

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $3.99

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $29.12

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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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Aether Gust

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.66

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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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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.36

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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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Absorb

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.94

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Counter target spell. You gain 3 life.

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Temple Garden

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $11.80

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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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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.27

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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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Baffling End

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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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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Hinterland Harbor

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $8.47

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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: $2.79

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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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Irrigated Farmland

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.30

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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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Narset, Parter of Veils

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.38

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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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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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Growth Spiral

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $0.43

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

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Glacial Fortress

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $5.03

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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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Breeding Pool

Color Identity:G,U

Market Price: $22.40

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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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Hallowed Fountain

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $7.79

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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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Rest in Peace

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $4.45

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When Rest in Peace enters the battlefield, exile all cards from all graveyards.
If a card or token would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, exile it instead.

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Blast Zone

Market Price: $3.59

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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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Sunpetal Grove

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $4.55

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Sunpetal Grove enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Forest or a Plains.
{T}: Add {G} or {W}.

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Castle Vantress

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.89

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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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Settle the Wreckage

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $3.74

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Exile all attacking creatures target player controls. That player may search their library for that many basic land cards, put those cards onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle their library.

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Hope this little dive into my testing preparation helped! It's important to remember that testing looks different for everyone, so what works for me might not work for you, and that's okay! See you next week for the Mythic Invitational!