Zendikar Rising is about to arrive, and with it another year of cards exit Standard and all of your decks stop being legal. Disaster! Fortunately I'm here to help. I've been hard at work brewing and refining decks for the new format, and I've picked the seven most promising ones to share with you, sideboard and all. Without further ado, let's get started!

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Temur Draw-Two by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $316.66

Cards

Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Improbable Alliance

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $0.22

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Whenever you draw your second card each turn, create a 1/1 blue Faerie creature token with flying.
{4}{U}{R}: Draw a card, then discard a card.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Irencrag Pyromancer

Color Identity:R

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Whenever you draw your second card each turn, Irencrag Pyromancer deals 3 damage to any target.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.36

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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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Brazen Borrower // Petty Theft

Color Identity:U

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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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Thrill of Possibility

Color Identity:R

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, discard a card.
Draw two cards.

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Neutralize

Color Identity:U

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Counter target spell.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

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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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The Royal Scions

Color Identity:R,U

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+1: Draw a card, then discard a card.
+1: Target creature gets +2/+0 and gains first strike and trample until end of turn.
−8: Draw four cards. When you do, The Royal Scions deals damage to any target equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Jolrael, Mwonvuli Recluse

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.71

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Whenever you draw your second card each turn, create a 2/2 green Cat creature token.
{4}{G}{G}: Until end of turn, creatures you control have base power and toughness X/X, where X is the number of cards in your hand.

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Jace, Mirror Mage

Color Identity:U

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Kicker {2}
When Jace, Mirror Mage enters the battlefield, if Jace was kicked, create a token that's a copy of Jace, Mirror Mage except it's not legendary and its starting loyalty is 1.
+1: Scry 2.
0: Draw a card and reveal it. Remove a number of loyalty counters equal to that card's converted mana cost from Jace, Mirror Mage.

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Riverglide Pathway // Lavaglide Pathway

Color Identity:R,U

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Opt

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.10

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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: $0.04

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.14

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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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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

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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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Fire Prophecy

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.09

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Fire Prophecy deals 3 damage to target creature. You may put a card from your hand on the bottom of your library. If you do, draw a card.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Cragcrown Pathway // Timbercrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $4.06

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{T}: Add {R}.

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Redcap Melee

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.22

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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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Jace, Mirror Mage|| Jolrael, Mwonvuli Recluse

Anytime we get a new three-mana planeswalker, the first thing you want to do is find the best way to protect it on curve and run away with the game with your abundance of free resources. With Narset, Parter of Veils rotating, Jolrael, Mwonvuli Recluse got substantially better and is perfect to pump out blockers turn after turn for Jace, Mirror Mage.

Improbable Alliance and The Royal Scions offer redundancy to both halves of a brutal opener, so the only question is how big is the cost to add red mana to a Simic deck? As it turns out there's practically no cost at all. We can swap out Forest, Island and Temple of Mystery from a Simic manabase for Cragcrown Pathway, Riverglide Pathway and Ketria Triome, and have 12 red sources without adding a single tap land or paying any life. Throw in a single Mountain to go with our [Fabled Passages](Fabled Passage) and we have red mana to spare.

In order to maximize Jace, Mirror Mage, we want to stop our curve at three mana so that he never reveals a card that kills him in one hit. After all, what's the point of protecting your planeswalker if it just destroys itself right away? Ideally we'd take this idea even further and play primarily one and two-mana cards, but Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath and the Adventure creatures are simply too strong to pass up for that kind of marginal gain. Since we're playing [Uro](Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath) without any top end to ramp into, the ability of the Adventure creatures to serve as a two-for-one when we have spare mana is particularly valuable. That said, Shock as interaction we can play on turn one or to follow up an Uro is desirable enough we could consider shaving a Bonecrusher Giant to make room.

Irencrag Pyromancer, while excellent, lines up too poorly with our desired curve of "draw-two-payoff into planeswalker" for game one. Against aggressive decks however, the planeswalkers are much worse and Pyromancer shines so we easily want access to four. Scavenging Ooze comes in alongside it (replacing Improbable Alliance) to form a one-two punch that cleans up the battlefield, stabilizes our life total, and then quickly closes the game.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Four-Color Control by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $470.32

Cards

Cragcrown Pathway // Timbercrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $4.06

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{T}: Add {R}.

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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $6.03

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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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Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

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+2: Ugin, the Spirit Dragon deals 3 damage to any target.
−X: Exile each permanent with converted mana cost X or less that's one or more colors.
−10: You gain 7 life, draw seven cards, then put up to seven permanent cards from your hand onto the battlefield.

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Riverglide Pathway // Lavaglide Pathway

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $4.99

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.36

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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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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $1.14

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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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Raugrin Triome

Color Identity:R,U,W

Market Price: $6.01

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Emeria's Call // Emeria, Shattered Skyclave

Color Identity:W

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Create two 4/4 white Angel Warrior creature tokens with flying. Non-Angel creatures you control gain indestructible until your next turn.

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Shatter the Sky

Color Identity:W

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

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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.21

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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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Dream Trawler

Color Identity:U,W

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Flying, lifelink
Whenever you draw a card, Dream Trawler gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
Whenever Dream Trawler attacks, draw a card.
Discard a card: Dream Trawler gains hexproof until end of turn. Tap it.

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Glass Casket

Color Identity:W

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When Glass Casket enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls with converted mana cost 3 or less until Glass Casket leaves the battlefield.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Lotus Cobra

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $5.02

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Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, add one mana of any color.

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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

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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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Kenrith, the Returned King

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

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{R}: All creatures gain trample and haste until end of turn.
{1}{G}: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
{2}{W}: Target player gains 5 life.
{3}{U}: Target player draws a card.
{4}{B}: Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under its owner's control.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

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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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Teferi, Master of Time

Color Identity:U

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You may activate loyalty abilities of Teferi, Master of Time on any player's turn any time you could cast an instant.
+1: Draw a card, then discard a card.
−3: Target creature you don't control phases out. (Treat it and anything attached to it as though they don't exist until its controller's next turn.)
−10: Take two extra turns after this one.

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Jolrael, Mwonvuli Recluse

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.71

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Whenever you draw your second card each turn, create a 2/2 green Cat creature token.
{4}{G}{G}: Until end of turn, creatures you control have base power and toughness X/X, where X is the number of cards in your hand.

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Branchloft Pathway // Boulderloft Pathway

Color Identity:G,W

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{T}: Add {G}.

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Omnath, Locus of Creation

Color Identity:G,R,U,W

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When Omnath, Locus of Creation enters the battlefield, draw a card.
Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you gain 4 life if this is the first time this ability has resolved this turn. If it's the second time, add {R}{G}{W}{U}. If it's the third time, Omnath deals 4 damage to each opponent and each planeswalker you don't control.

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The principle of red cards being free to add to a Simic deck remains true for this Bant control shell, so much so that we don't even need to bother playing a basic Mountain or all of the available Pathways. In this case we're doing it for not just our old standby Bonecrusher Giant to shore up the early game, but also Omnath, Locus of Creation.

Other shells need to turn to cards like planeswalkers for their mid-game two-for-ones, leaving them vulnerable to early aggression. But [Omnath](Omnath, Locus of Creation) takes over the game on his own against aggro decks by gaining 4 life a turn while getting a free card as soon as he resolves and still being an extremely credible threat against everyone. Having that much incidental life gain on top of Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath, Dream Trawler and Kenrith, the Returned King also makes it trivial to build in four Emeria's Call to our manabase as flood insurance with little concern for the times we need to pay life for an untapped land.

The other advantage of having this much spare life gain is it removes a lot of the need for closing speed—we can just pile on additional card draw and resilient threats until we've eventually overwhelmed our opponent. This does come with the downside of making us weak to opponents who can actually go over the top of us somehow, but that's no small task, so we can probably address that once it actually starts happening. In the meantime, countermagic in the sideboard along with Jolrael, Mwonvuli Recluse as a cheap threat offers an alternative game plan should we need one.

The same ideas that made this four-color mana base possible largely apply to building other four-color decks, but there's not really much in black that's worth it. The primary motivator would likely need to be along the lines of Agonizing Remorse, which is just not powerful enough to warrant these measures even if it is well positioned. Along similar lines, we could swap the white control tools for red cards and splash [Omnath](Omnath, Locus of Creation) from the other direction, but there are few reasons to do so. Storm's Wrath lining up much better than Shatter the Sky would be one step, but you'd likely need a card like Chandra, Heart of Fire to become necessary before you go through with the change.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Temur Ultimatum by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $484.45

Cards

Terror of the Peaks

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $12.68

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Flying
Spells your opponents cast that target Terror of the Peaks cost an additional 3 life to cast.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, Terror of the Peaks deals damage equal to that creature's power to any target.

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Cragcrown Pathway // Timbercrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

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{T}: Add {R}.

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Turntimber Symbiosis // Turntimber, Serpentine Wood

Color Identity:G

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Look at the top seven cards of your library. You may put a creature card from among them onto the battlefield. If that card has converted mana cost 3 or less, it enters with three additional +1/+1 counters on it. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath

Color Identity:G,U

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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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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $13.27

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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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Genesis Ultimatum

Color Identity:G,R,U

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Look at the top five cards of your library. Put any number of permanent cards from among them onto the battlefield and the rest into your hand. Exile Genesis Ultimatum.

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Migration Path

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.65

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Search your library for up to two basic land cards, put them onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Sea Gate Restoration // Sea Gate, Reborn

Color Identity:U

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Draw cards equal to the number of cards in your hand plus one. You have no maximum hand size for the rest of the game.

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Brazen Borrower // Petty Theft

Color Identity:U

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Gilded Goose

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.71

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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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Storm's Wrath

Color Identity:R

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Storm's Wrath deals 4 damage to each creature and each planeswalker.

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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $18.45

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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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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.36

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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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Lotus Cobra

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $5.02

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Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, add one mana of any color.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $7.32

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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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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Riverglide Pathway // Lavaglide Pathway

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $4.99

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Beanstalk Giant // Fertile Footsteps

Color Identity:G

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Redcap Melee

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.22

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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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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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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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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

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The easiest way to go over the top of ramp mirrors is to play haymakers that end the game on the spot so you don't have to worry about trying to stop your opponent's top end.

Genesis Ultimatum|| Terror of the Peaks

In this Standard, the easiest way to do that is using Genesis Ultimatum to generate enough Terror of the Peaks triggers to kill them in one fell swoop. This doesn't happen every time you cast it, but we get a lot of consistency out of Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath and Beanstalk Giant serving dual roles as ramp spells and high-power creatures.

While Genesis Ultimatum is a worthy payoff for assembling seven mana, we lack good options earlier in the curve for standalone value threats. An early Elder Gargaroth or Terror of the Peaks can take over the game from aggressive decks that are unable to kill it, but opponents with appropriate interaction can cleanly remove them, putting us behind on tempo. In game one we can compensate for this pretty easily by just accelerating to seven mana as soon as possible, but once opponents get to sideboard in cards like Negate that plan becomes less effective. Classic anti-control cards like planeswalkers only play harder into our opponent's plan, and trying to force through their countermagic with your own is a losing battle when you're fighting over your own seven-mana sorcery. Instead, we have to pivot to a flash game plan with cards like Brazen Borrower and Shark Typhoon to circumvent their interaction and force them to play from behind, then capitalize when they're forced to tap out for an expensive card on their own turn in order to stave off the pressure.

Fortunately for Standard's sake, not every deck must be an Uro deck, so let's take a look at some of the highlights from the new set that are strong enough to compete.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Dimir Lurrus by Baker Neenan

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

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Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $195.40

Cards

Bloodchief's Thirst

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.51

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Kicker {2}{B} (You may pay an additional {2}{B} as you cast this spell.)
Destroy target creature or planeswalker with converted mana cost 2 or less. If this spell was kicked, instead destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Sea Gate Stormcaller

Color Identity:U

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Kicker {4}{U}
When Sea Gate Stormcaller enters the battlefield, copy the next instant or sorcery spell with converted mana cost 2 or less you cast this turn when you cast it. If Sea Gate Stormcaller was kicked, copy that spell twice instead. You may choose new targets for the copies.

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Opt

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.10

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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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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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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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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.37

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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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Archfiend's Vessel

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.38

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Lifelink (Damage dealt by this creature also causes you to gain that much life.)
When Archfiend's Vessel enters the battlefield, if it entered from your graveyard or you cast it from your graveyard, exile it. If you do, create a 5/5 black Demon creature token with flying.

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Agadeem's Awakening // Agadeem, the Undercrypt

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $11.86

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Return from your graveyard to the battlefield any number of target creature cards that each have a different converted mana cost X or less.

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Ashiok, Nightmare Muse

Color Identity:B,U

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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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Epic Downfall

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.12

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Exile target creature with converted mana cost 3 or greater.

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Agonizing Remorse

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.38

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it or a card from their graveyard. Exile that card. You lose 1 life.

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Call of the Death-Dweller

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.49

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Return up to two target creature cards with total converted mana cost 3 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a deathtouch counter on either of them. Then put a menace counter on either of them.

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Temple of Deceit

Color Identity:B,U

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Temple of Deceit enters the battlefield tapped.
When Temple of Deceit enters the battlefield, scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
{T}: Add {U} or {B}.

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Rankle, Master of Pranks

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $8.69

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Flying, haste
Whenever Rankle, Master of Pranks deals combat damage to a player, choose any number —
• Each player discards a card.
• Each player loses 1 life and draws a card.
• Each player sacrifices a creature.

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Brazen Borrower // Petty Theft

Color Identity:U

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Duress

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.03

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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

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

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Clearwater Pathway // Murkwater Pathway

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $5.49

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Acquisitions Expert

Color Identity:B

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When Acquisitions Expert enters the battlefield, target opponent reveals a number of cards from their hand equal to the number of creatures in your party. You choose one of those cards. That player discards that card. (Your party consists of up to one each of Cleric, Rogue, Warrior, and Wizard.)

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.22

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.65

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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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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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Sea Gate Stormcaller may not loudly take over the game in the same way as a lot of recent Standard staples, but the flexibility it offers to midrange decks is invaluable, and it comes at a fantastic rate. It also combines excellently with Village Rites to enable Lurrus of the Dream-Den and Archfiend's Vessel as an absurdly efficient package for generating threats and pulling ahead on cards. All that's left at that point is to trade down spare resources one for one as 5/5 fliers and other spare creatures close the game.

The main problem facing this deck is the lack of threats in blue-black leaving it without a consistent clock. Skyclave Shade is one way to try and fix this, but the self-recursion is redundant in a deck with this much actual recursion, and spending mana on a creature that can't block will cost us a lot of games against aggressive strategies that we'd otherwise be winning on small margins. The ease of incorporating graveyard hate via Cling to Dust hopefully makes this much less of an issue though, as it allows us to prevent opponents from recurring Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath, which is the main way they can punish us for failing to end the game quickly.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-White Aggro by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

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Cards

Faerie Guidemother // Gift of the Fae

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.09

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Heliod, Sun-Crowned

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $10.39

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Indestructible
As long as your devotion to white is less than five, Heliod isn't a creature.
Whenever you gain life, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature or enchantment you control.
{1}{W}: Another target creature gains lifelink until end of turn.

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Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis

Color Identity:W

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−1: Up to two target creatures you control each get +2/+1 until end of turn.
−2: Create two 1/1 white Human Soldier creature tokens.
−3: You gain 5 life.
Escape—{4}{W}{W}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Castle Ardenvale

Color Identity:W

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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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Basri's Lieutenant

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.32

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Vigilance, protection from multicolored
When Basri's Lieutenant enters the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control.
Whenever Basri's Lieutenant or another creature you control dies, if it had a +1/+1 counter on it, create a 2/2 white Knight creature token with vigilance.

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Giant Killer // Chop Down

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.22

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Glass Casket

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.14

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When Glass Casket enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls with converted mana cost 3 or less until Glass Casket leaves the battlefield.

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Daxos, Blessed by the Sun

Color Identity:W

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Daxos's toughness is equal to your devotion to white. (Each {W} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to white.)
Whenever another creature you control enters the battlefield or dies, you gain 1 life.

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Alseid of Life's Bounty

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.63

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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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Basri Ket

Color Identity:W

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+1: Put a +1/+1 counter on up to one target creature. It gains indestructible until end of turn.
−2: Whenever one or more nontoken creatures attack this turn, create that many 1/1 white Soldier creature tokens that are tapped and attacking.
−6: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of combat on your turn, create a 1/1 white Soldier creature token, then put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control."

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Luminarch Aspirant

Color Identity:W

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At the beginning of combat on your turn, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control.

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Linden, the Steadfast Queen

Color Identity:W

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Vigilance
Whenever a white creature you control attacks, you gain 1 life.

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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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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Heliod's Intervention

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.81

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Choose one —
• Destroy X target artifacts and/or enchantments.
• Target player gains twice X life.

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Seasoned Hallowblade

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.10

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Discard a card: Tap Seasoned Hallowblade. It gains indestructible until end of turn. (Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Speaker of the Heavens

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.87

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Vigilance, lifelink
{T}: Create a 4/4 white Angel creature token with flying. Activate this ability only if you have at least 7 life more than your starting life total and only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Skyclave Apparition

Color Identity:W

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When Skyclave Apparition enters the battlefield, exile up to one target nonland, nontoken permanent you don't control with converted mana cost 4 or less.
When Skyclave Apparition leaves the battlefield, the exiled card's owner creates an X/X blue Illusion creature token, where X is the converted mana cost of the exiled card.

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Luminarch Aspirant is another star of the new set, and the best aggressive white card Wizards of the Coast has printed in at least two years. On its own, it starts by attacking for 3 and quickly gets out of hand from there. When paired with other creatures, it gets to piggyback off whatever has the best attacks or most valuable keywords to capitalize even harder, or pump otherwise obsolete creatures into meaningful threats that outclass the opposing blockers.

Given the limited options in mono-white, we're basically priced into building around [Heliod](Heliod, Sun-Crowned) in order to have enough cards we're happy playing. This isn't necessarily a bad thing as Heliod is quite strong, but it does rule out cards like Glorious Anthem or Heraldic Banner that would overload us with three-drops. As a result we care much less about going wide and fast compared to a typical white aggro deck. Instead we're looking to outsize blockers over time while using Selfless Savior and Alseid of Life's Bounty to defend against spot removal on our key threats.

This iteration of mono-white is also a bit different in that it's shockingly resilient to sweeper effects. X copies of Basri's Lieutenant in the sideboard really hammer this point home in case the suite of indestructible creatures in the maindeck wasn't enough, and between Heliod, Sun-Crowned and Luminarch Aspirant it's easy to spread +1/+1 counters to your entire team and make sweepers entirely obsolete. Shadows' Verdict is an important card to keep in mind as well when building aggressive decks. That's not to say that I think it's particularly strong or have found a shell that would want it, but I think the appeal of a sweeper that also answers Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath will guarantee it shows up at least some. To plan for this, we want to make sure we have access to some number of four-mana threats to limit the damage. Not that I really needed another reason to want Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis in my sideboard, but now it's become mandatory.

If one +1/+1 counter every turn is great, what does that mean about two?

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Selesnya Mentor by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $174.23

Cards

Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.46

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Questing Beast

Color Identity:G

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Vigilance, deathtouch, haste
Questing Beast can't be blocked by creatures with power 2 or less.
Combat damage that would be dealt by creatures you control can't be prevented.
Whenever Questing Beast deals combat damage to an opponent, it deals that much damage to target planeswalker that player controls.

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Branchloft Pathway // Boulderloft Pathway

Color Identity:G,W

Market Price: $2.34

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{T}: Add {G}.

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Emeria's Call // Emeria, Shattered Skyclave

Color Identity:W

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Create two 4/4 white Angel Warrior creature tokens with flying. Non-Angel creatures you control gain indestructible until your next turn.

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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

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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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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

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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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Swarm Shambler

Color Identity:G

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Swarm Shambler enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it.
Whenever a creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it becomes the target of a spell an opponent controls, create a 1/1 green Insect creature token.
{1}, {T}: Put a +1/+1 counter on Swarm Shambler.

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Alseid of Life's Bounty

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.63

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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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Primal Might

Color Identity:G

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Target creature you control gets +X/+X until end of turn. Then it fights up to one target creature you don't control.

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Seasoned Hallowblade

Color Identity:W

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Discard a card: Tap Seasoned Hallowblade. It gains indestructible until end of turn. (Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

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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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The First Iroan Games

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after IV.)
I — Create a 1/1 white Human Soldier creature token.
II — Put three +1/+1 counters on target creature you control.
III — If you control a creature with power 4 or greater, draw two cards.
IV — Create a Gold token. (It's an artifact with "Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.")

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Basri's Lieutenant

Color Identity:W

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Vigilance, protection from multicolored
When Basri's Lieutenant enters the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control.
Whenever Basri's Lieutenant or another creature you control dies, if it had a +1/+1 counter on it, create a 2/2 white Knight creature token with vigilance.

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Selfless Savior

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.33

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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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Garruk, Unleashed

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.83

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+1: Up to one target creature gets +3/+3 and gains trample until end of turn.
−2: Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token. Then if an opponent controls more creatures than you, put a loyalty counter on Garruk, Unleashed.
−7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of your end step, you may search your library for a creature card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library."

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Conclave Mentor

Color Identity:G,W

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If one or more +1/+1 counters would be put on a creature you control, that many plus one +1/+1 counters are put on that creature instead.
When Conclave Mentor dies, you gain life equal to its power.

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Luminarch Aspirant

Color Identity:W

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At the beginning of combat on your turn, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control.

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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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Wildborn Preserver

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.19

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Flash
Reach
Whenever another non-Human creature enters the battlefield under your control, you may pay {X}. When you do, put X +1/+1 counters on Wildborn Preserver.

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Conclave Mentor|| The First Iroan Games

The addition of green costs us a bit of speed and consistency but in return we get a substantial upgrade to card quality and more must-answer threats to go alongside Luminarch Aspirant. That said, we're operating with the same game plan of making a few large creatures and keeping them alive, which is important to keep in mind when constructing the deck. It's easy to get lost in Conclave Mentor synergies and start adding cards like Oran-Rief Ooze that don't actually enact our game plan well because they match the theme. The First Iroan Games doesn't abuse Conclave Mentor nearly as hard, but it pairs much better with our plan of having a large threat that we can make indestructible. This also gives us a much stronger deck when we don't draw Mentor and still have format staples like Questing Beast to rely on.

Another upside of playing a larger white deck is it comes with a land count that can support Elspeth Conquers Death against Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath decks, which is far more in line with your game plan against those decks than something like Glass Casket or Skyclave Apparition.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Gruul Landfall by Baker Neenan

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

Created By: Baker Neenan

Event:

Rank:

Standard

Market Price: $211.14

Cards

Klothys, God of Destiny

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $9.39

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Indestructible
As long as your devotion to red and green is less than seven, Klothys isn't a creature.
At the beginning of your precombat main phase, exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a land card, add {R} or {G}. Otherwise, you gain 2 life and Klothys deals 2 damage to each opponent.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.24

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Cragcrown Pathway // Timbercrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

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{T}: Add {R}.

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Akoum Hellhound

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, Akoum Hellhound gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

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Kazandu Mammoth // Kazandu Valley

Color Identity:G

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Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, Kazandu Mammoth gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

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Questing Beast

Color Identity:G

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Vigilance, deathtouch, haste
Questing Beast can't be blocked by creatures with power 2 or less.
Combat damage that would be dealt by creatures you control can't be prevented.
Whenever Questing Beast deals combat damage to an opponent, it deals that much damage to target planeswalker that player controls.

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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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Embercleave

Color Identity:R

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Flash
This spell costs {1} less to cast for each attacking creature you control.
When Embercleave enters the battlefield, attach it to target creature you control.
Equipped creature gets +1/+1 and has double strike and trample.
Equip {3}

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Elder Gargaroth

Color Identity:G

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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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Garruk, Unleashed

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.83

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+1: Up to one target creature gets +3/+3 and gains trample until end of turn.
−2: Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token. Then if an opponent controls more creatures than you, put a loyalty counter on Garruk, Unleashed.
−7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of your end step, you may search your library for a creature card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library."

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Garruk's Harbinger

Color Identity:G

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Hexproof from black
Whenever Garruk's Harbinger deals combat damage to a player or planeswalker, look at that many cards from the top of your library. You may reveal a creature card or Garruk planeswalker 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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Thrashing Brontodon

Color Identity:G

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{1}, Sacrifice Thrashing Brontodon: Destroy target artifact or enchantment.

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Robber of the Rich

Color Identity:R

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Reach, haste
Whenever Robber of the Rich attacks, if defending player has more cards in hand than you, exile the top card of their library. During any turn you attacked with a Rogue, you may cast that card and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any color to cast that spell.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Primal Might

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.31

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Target creature you control gets +X/+X until end of turn. Then it fights up to one target creature you don't control.

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Radha, Heart of Keld

Color Identity:G,R

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As long as it's your turn, Radha, Heart of Keld has first strike.
You may look at the top card of your library any time, and you may play lands from the top of your library.
{4}{R}{G}: Radha gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is the number of lands you control.

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Brushfire Elemental

Color Identity:G,R

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Haste
Brushfire Elemental can't be blocked by creatures with power 2 or less.
Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, Brushfire Elemental gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

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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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Wildwood Tracker

Color Identity:G

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Whenever Wildwood Tracker attacks or blocks, if you control another non-Human creature, Wildwood Tracker gets +1/+1 until end of turn.

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Roil Eruption

Color Identity:R

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Kicker {5} (You may pay an additional {5} as you cast this spell.)
Roil Eruption deals 3 damage to any target. If this spell was kicked, it deals 5 damage instead.

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Kazandu Mammoth|| Embercleave

Of course, sometimes it's better to be on an aggressive deck that just kills as quickly as possible. The landfall creatures may not be worth much on defense, but they make up for that by holding an Embercleave extremely well, particularly when paired with a Fabled Passage. Keeping them fueled is important, but thanks to Radha, Heart of Keld and Kazandu Mammoth that shouldn't be too difficult. Edgewall Innkeeper and crew are a compelling alternative for drawing cards, but the package takes up too much of the deck, has awkward overlap on sequencing, and struggles to enable Lovestruck Beast reliably.

When evaluating the dual-faced spell lands in aggro decks, it's important not to put much weight on using them as a land early. It can certainly come up as a last resort, but playing off curve is death for aggressive strategies, and as such, we can't afford to cut actual lands for these. The land side is worth some extra mileage in this deck in particular as a land acting as a pseudo pump spell can sometimes be more valuable than a summoning sick threat on later turns, but the spell side still must be worth playing in its own right to justify a spot. Kazandu Mammoth qualifies in this case as a substantially oversized body to put an Embercleave on, but on something less powerful the modality isn't worth it.

That's all I have for now, but I'll be back next week once we've gotten a chance to test the cards.