Standard has finally started to stabilize after a hectic few weeks of churn. A smaller set of Standard tournaments this weekend meant a lot less innovation and a lot less data, but we still have a pretty good picture of the metagame:

Gruul Aggro and Dimir Rogues both apply pressures on the format that keep it honest. You can't go too slow or too big without running afoul of one or the other. Gruul Aggro is finally showing signs of weakness, but it's not about to go anywhere. Gruul Aggro and Dimir Rogues are the defining pillars of the format, and the metagame shifts revolve around their presence.

Esper Doom had a fairly average weekend, but it suffered at the hands of the same nemesis as Gruul Aggro: Mono-Green Food. Mono-Green Food had an explosively good weekend, and I'd like to say I told you so. Matching up well against the two most popular decks lead to Mono-Green Food achieving the highest win rate of any deck this weekend.

Temur Ramp performed well above my expectations from last week, due in part to the archetype's transformation. Last week an Obosh, the Preypiercer version of the deck gained popularity, but this week the archetype shifted to a much more controlling version built around Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and Shark Typhoon.

Mono-Red Aggro saw a sudden spike in popularity, but without a corresponding spike in performance I expect to see it die out just as quickly. Dimir Control is in a very similar position.

While the LATAM Challenge is an absolutely massive tournament this weekend, I expect very little change in the metagame this week. This week should look a lot like last week, just with a bit more Mono-Green Food.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Green Food by LucasG1ggs

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

Created By: LucasG1ggs

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 3rd-4th

Standard

Market Price: $286.65

Cards

Thrashing Brontodon

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.08

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

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Gilded Goose

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.69

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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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Bonders' Enclave

Market Price: $1.67

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{T}: Add {C}.
{3}, {T}: Draw a card. Activate this ability only if you control a creature with power 4 or greater.

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Tormod's Crypt

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

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Feasting Troll King

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.26

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Vigilance, trample
When Feasting Troll King enters the battlefield, if you cast it from your hand, create three Food tokens. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
Sacrifice three Foods: Return Feasting Troll King from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate this ability only during your turn.

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Witch's Oven

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{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Create a Food token. If the sacrificed creature's toughness was 4 or greater, create two Food tokens instead. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")

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Chainweb Aracnir

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.10

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Reach
When Chainweb Aracnir enters the battlefield, it deals damage equal to its power to target creature with flying an opponent controls.
Escape—{3}{G}{G}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Chainweb Aracnir escapes with three +1/+1 counters on it.

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Vivien, Monsters' Advocate

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $7.25

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You may look at the top card of your library any time.
You may cast creature spells from the top of your library.
+1: Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token. Put your choice of a vigilance counter, a reach counter, or a trample counter on it.
−2: When you cast your next creature spell this turn, search your library for a creature card with lesser converted mana cost, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.99

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Kazandu Mammoth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.53

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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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Turntimber Symbiosis

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $6.86

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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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Wicked Wolf

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.25

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When Wicked Wolf enters the battlefield, it fights up to one target creature you don't control.
Sacrifice a Food: Put a +1/+1 counter on Wicked Wolf. It gains indestructible until end of turn. Tap it.

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Questing Beast

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $11.45

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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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Lovestruck Beast // Heart's Desire

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.18

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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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Kogla, the Titan Ape

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.00

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When Kogla, the Titan Ape enters the battlefield, it fights up to one target creature you don't control.
Whenever Kogla attacks, destroy target artifact or enchantment defending player controls.
{1}{G}: Return target Human you control to its owner's hand. Kogla gains indestructible until end of turn.

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Tangled Florahedron

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.28

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{T}: Add {G}.

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The Great Henge

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $51.56

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This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control.
{T}: Add {G}{G}. You gain 2 life.
Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on it and draw a card.

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Castle Garenbrig

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $4.31

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

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.24

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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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Trail of Crumbs

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.14

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When Trail of Crumbs enters the battlefield, create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
Whenever you sacrifice a Food, you may pay {1}. If you do, look at the top two cards of your library. You may reveal a permanent card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Mono-Green Food is the best positioned deck in Standard. It has good matchups against Gruul Aggro, Dimir Rogues, and Esper Doom. That's why it was the most successful deck of the weekend and why I expect to see a ton of it this weekend.

Thrashing Brontodon in particular is incredibly well positioned against Gruul Aggro and Esper Doom. LUCASG1GGS went one further and included not one but two copies of Ugin, the Spirit Dragon to compete against the ramp decks and have a trump card in mirrors.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Gruul Aggro by marolanzi

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

Created By: marolanzi

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 2nd

Standard

Market Price: $350.12

Cards

The Akroan War

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.20

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Gain control of target creature for as long as The Akroan War remains on the battlefield.
II — Until your next turn, creatures your opponents control attack each combat if able.
III — Each tapped creature deals damage to itself equal to its power.

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Wilt

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

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Destroy target artifact or enchantment.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Brushfire Elemental

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $0.13

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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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Kazandu Mammoth

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.53

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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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Cragcrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $2.06

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{T}: Add {R}.

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Edgewall Innkeeper

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.10

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Whenever you cast a creature spell that has an Adventure, draw a card. (It doesn't need to have gone on the adventure first.)

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Questing Beast

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $11.45

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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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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.24

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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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Klothys, God of Destiny

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $8.05

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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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Vivien, Monsters' Advocate

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $7.25

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You may look at the top card of your library any time.
You may cast creature spells from the top of your library.
+1: Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token. Put your choice of a vigilance counter, a reach counter, or a trample counter on it.
−2: When you cast your next creature spell this turn, search your library for a creature card with lesser converted mana cost, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.

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Fire Prophecy

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.13

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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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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.02

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Ox of Agonas

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $3.00

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When Ox of Agonas enters the battlefield, discard your hand, then draw three cards.
Escape—{R}{R}, Exile eight other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Ox of Agonas escapes with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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Embercleave

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $10.71

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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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Embereth Shieldbreaker // Battle Display

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.08

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Lovestruck Beast // Heart's Desire

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.18

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.99

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Shatterskull Smashing

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $6.67

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Shatterskull Smashing deals X damage divided as you choose among up to two target creatures and/or planeswalkers. If X is 6 or more, Shatterskull Smashing deals twice X damage divided as you choose among them instead.

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.99

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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The Great Henge

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $51.56

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This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control.
{T}: Add {G}{G}. You gain 2 life.
Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on it and draw a card.

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Gruul Aggro is not quite as dominant of a deck as it was a few weeks ago, but it's still one of the most powerful and consistent decks in the format. Gruul will never be a bad choice, and even in its most targeted weeks it remains one of the top three decks by win rate.

The goal of Gruul this week is to find the answer to Mono-Green Food. Soul Sear and The Akroan War are close, but not quite the answer. Both of these cards have weak spots within Mono-Green Food, as their threats can quickly outgrow Soul Sear, and Thrashing Brontodon and Wilt are already desirable cards against Gruul Aggro.

I don't think Gruul Aggro is the best deck for this week, but it's still easily top three.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Dimir Rogues by Phill_Hellmuth

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

Created By: Phill_Hellmuth

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 1st

Standard

Market Price: $164.18

Cards

Agadeem's Awakening

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $13.19

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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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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.04

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.72

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.55

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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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Thieves' Guild Enforcer

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.99

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Flash
Whenever Thieves' Guild Enforcer or another Rogue enters the battlefield under your control, each opponent mills two cards.
As long as an opponent has eight or more cards in their graveyard, Thieves' Guild Enforcer gets +2/+1 and has deathtouch.

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Skyclave Shade

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.22

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Kicker {2}{B}
Skyclave Shade can't block.
If Skyclave Shade was kicked, it enters the battlefield with two +1/+1 counters on it.
Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, if Skyclave Shade is in your graveyard and it's your turn, you may cast it from your graveyard this turn.

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Drown in the Loch

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.61

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Choose one —
• Counter target spell with converted mana cost less than or equal to the number of cards in its controller's graveyard.
• Destroy target creature with converted mana cost less than or equal to the number of cards in its controller's graveyard.

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Into the Story

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.41

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This spell costs {3} less to cast if an opponent has seven or more cards in their graveyard.
Draw four cards.

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Temple of Deceit

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $2.62

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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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Bloodchief's Thirst

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.56

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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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Merfolk Windrobber

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.16

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Flying
Whenever Merfolk Windrobber deals combat damage to a player, that player mills a card. (They put the top card of their library into their graveyard.)
Sacrifice Merfolk Windrobber: Draw a card. Activate this ability only if an opponent has eight or more cards in their graveyard.

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Lullmage's Domination

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.10

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This spell costs {3} less to cast if it targets a creature whose controller has eight or more cards in their graveyard.
Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost X.

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Essence Scatter

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.08

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Counter target creature spell.

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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.06

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $7.17

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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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Zagoth Triome

Color Identity:B,G,U

Market Price: $9.18

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

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Ruin Crab

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.50

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Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, each opponent mills three cards. (To mill a card, a player puts the top card of their library into their graveyard.)

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Soaring Thought-Thief

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $0.21

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Flash
Flying
As long as an opponent has eight or more cards in their graveyard, Rogues you control get +1/+0.
Whenever one or more Rogues you control attack, each opponent mills two cards.

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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.66

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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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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.32

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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

Market Price: $6.75

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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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Clearwater Pathway

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.84

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Dimir Rogues is fine. It's still one of the most popular and powerful decks in the format, but it has some work to do. The matchup against Gruul Aggro is bad but not damning, and the Esper Doom matchup is very favorable. There's just one problem: Mono-Green Food destroys you.

I'd stay away from Dimir Rogues this week unless you can solve that matchup. The meta shifts may be smaller this week, but Mono-Green Food will be a bigger portion of the metagame, and Esper Doom will drop off some. Dimir Rogues should take a backseat this weekend, and I do not recommend playing it.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Esper Doom by Cole Cunningham

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

Created By: Cole Cunningham

Event: CFB Clash Qualifier 4 Day 2

Rank: 5th-8th

Standard

Market Price: $185.36

Cards

Archon of Sun's Grace

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.85

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Flying, lifelink
Pegasus creatures you control have lifelink.
Constellation — Whenever an enchantment enters the battlefield under your control, create a 2/2 white Pegasus creature token with flying.

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Temple of Deceit

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $2.62

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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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Omen of the Sea

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.10

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

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Yorion, Sky Nomad

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $1.65

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

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Eliminate

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.45

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

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Emeria's Call

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $3.39

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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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Treacherous Blessing

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.35

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When Treacherous Blessing enters the battlefield, draw three cards.
Whenever you cast a spell, you lose 1 life.
When Treacherous Blessing becomes the target of a spell or ability, sacrifice it.

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Elspeth Conquers Death

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $1.78

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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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Elspeth's Nightmare

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.10

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Destroy target creature an opponent controls with power 2 or less.
II — Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.
III — Exile target opponent's graveyard.

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Extinction Event

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.44

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Choose odd or even. Exile each creature with converted mana cost of the chosen value. (Zero is even.)

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.32

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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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Doom Foretold

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.40

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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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Golden Egg

Market Price: $0.03

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When Golden Egg enters the battlefield, draw a card.
{1}, {T}, Sacrifice Golden Egg: Add one mana of any color.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Golden Egg: You gain 3 life.

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Heliod's Intervention

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.12

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

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.55

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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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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.66

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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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Dance of the Manse

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.52

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Return up to X target artifact and/or non-Aura enchantment cards each with converted mana cost X or less from your graveyard to the battlefield. If X is 6 or more, those permanents are 4/4 creatures in addition to their other types.

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Skyclave Apparition

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $7.74

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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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Plains

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.99

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230464_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {W}.)

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Baneslayer Angel

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $2.14

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Flying, first strike, lifelink, protection from Demons and from Dragons

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $7.17

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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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Omen of the Sun

Color Identity:W

Market Price: $0.11

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

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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $11.60

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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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Temple of Silence

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $0.54

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Temple of Silence enters the battlefield tapped.
When Temple of Silence enters the battlefield, scry 1.
{T}: Add {W} or {B}.

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Brightclimb Pathway

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $2.65

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{T}: Add {W}.

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Clearwater Pathway

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.84

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/221830_200w.jpg

{T}: Add {U}.

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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.06

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/222130_200w.jpg

Counter target noncreature spell.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.04

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230466_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {B}.)

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Temple of Enlightenment

Color Identity:U,W

Market Price: $0.82

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206634_200w.jpg

Temple of Enlightenment enters the battlefield tapped.
When Temple of Enlightenment 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 {W} or {U}.

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.72

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230465_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {U}.)

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Esper Doom still beats Gruul Aggro pretty handily, but the rise of Mono-Green Food and Temur Ramp is bad news. It's time to set aside your playset of Doom Foretold and switch decks for the week.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Red Aggro by KO_Mak

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

Created By: KO_Mak

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 5th-8th

Standard

Market Price: $94.92

Cards

Embercleave

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $10.71

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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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Torbran, Thane of Red Fell

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.95

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If a red source you control would deal damage to an opponent or a permanent an opponent controls, it deals that much damage plus 2 instead.

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Weaselback Redcap

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.02

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{1}{R}: Weaselback Redcap gets +2/+0 until end of turn.

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Castle Embereth

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.34

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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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Akoum Hellhound

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.03

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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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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.99

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230467_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {R}.)

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Shatterskull Smashing

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $6.67

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Shatterskull Smashing deals X damage divided as you choose among up to two target creatures and/or planeswalkers. If X is 6 or more, Shatterskull Smashing deals twice X damage divided as you choose among them instead.

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Inquisitive Puppet

Market Price: $0.05

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When Inquisitive Puppet enters the battlefield, scry 1.
Exile Inquisitive Puppet: Create a 1/1 white Human creature token.

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Redcap Melee

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.13

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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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Fervent Champion

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.23

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First strike, haste
Whenever Fervent Champion attacks, another target attacking Knight you control gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
Equip abilities you activate that target Fervent Champion cost {3} less to activate.

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Anax, Hardened in the Forge

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.32

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Anax's power is equal to your devotion to red. (Each {R} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to red.)
Whenever Anax or another nontoken creature you control dies, create a 1/1 red Satyr creature token with "This creature can't block." If the creature had power 4 or greater, create two of those tokens instead.

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Forbidden Friendship

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.05

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Create a 1/1 red Dinosaur creature token with haste and a 1/1 white Human Soldier creature token.

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Traitorous Greed

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.06

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Gain control of target creature until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn. Add two mana of any one color. (The creature can attack and {T} this turn.)

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Shatterskull Charger

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.13

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Kicker {2}
Trample, haste
If Shatterskull Charger was kicked, it enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it.
At the beginning of your end step, if Shatterskull Charger doesn't have a +1/+1 counter on it, return it to its owner's hand.

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Rimrock Knight // Boulder Rush

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.03

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The Akroan War

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.20

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Gain control of target creature for as long as The Akroan War remains on the battlefield.
II — Until your next turn, creatures your opponents control attack each combat if able.
III — Each tapped creature deals damage to itself equal to its power.

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Gingerbrute

Market Price: $0.26

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Haste
{1}: Gingerbrute can't be blocked this turn except by creatures with haste.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Gingerbrute: You gain 3 life.

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Phoenix of Ash

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.25

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Flying, haste
{2}{R}: Phoenix of Ash gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
Escape—{2}{R}{R}, Exile three other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Phoenix of Ash escapes with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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I'm not really sure what to say about Mono-Red Aggro, honestly. The deck has very few good matchups and largely falls flat. The most successful Mono-Red player this weekend Top 8'd both Magic Online Challenges with… Inquisitive Puppet?

I do not recommend this deck.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Rakdos Ramp by Maurycy Flisykowski

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

Created By: Maurycy Flisykowski

Event: CFB Clash Qualifier 4 Day 2

Rank: 1st

Standard

Market Price: $216.25

Cards

Mazemind Tome

Market Price: $2.41

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/215519_200w.jpg

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

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.04

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230466_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {B}.)

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Ox of Agonas

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $3.00

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206651_200w.jpg

When Ox of Agonas enters the battlefield, discard your hand, then draw three cards.
Escape—{R}{R}, Exile eight other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Ox of Agonas escapes with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $7.17

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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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Soul-Guide Lantern

Market Price: $2.48

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

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Shredded Sails

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.05

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Choose one —
• Destroy target artifact.
• Shredded Sails deals 4 damage to target creature with flying.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.99

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Spikefield Hazard

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.27

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Spikefield Hazard deals 1 damage to any target. If a permanent dealt damage this way would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Shadows' Verdict

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.16

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Exile all creatures and all planeswalkers with converted mana cost 3 or less from the battlefield and all creature and planeswalker cards with converted mana cost 3 or less from all graveyards.

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Field of Ruin

Market Price: $0.41

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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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Solemn Simulacrum

Market Price: $1.25

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When Solemn Simulacrum enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.
When Solemn Simulacrum dies, you may draw a card.

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Temple of Malice

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $1.13

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Temple of Malice enters the battlefield tapped.
When Temple of Malice 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 {B} or {R}.

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Phoenix of Ash

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.25

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Flying, haste
{2}{R}: Phoenix of Ash gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
Escape—{2}{R}{R}, Exile three other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Phoenix of Ash escapes with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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Extinction Event

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.44

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Choose odd or even. Exile each creature with converted mana cost of the chosen value. (Zero is even.)

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Crawling Barrens

Market Price: $0.32

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{T}: Add {C}.
{4}: Put two +1/+1 counters on Crawling Barrens. Then you may have it become a 0/0 Elemental creature until end of turn. It's still a land.

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Scorching Dragonfire

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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

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Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

Market Price: $20.95

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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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Agonizing Remorse

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.23

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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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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.32

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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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Irencrag Feat

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.38

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Add seven {R}. You can cast only one more spell this turn.

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Kazuul's Fury

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.27

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.
Kazuul's Fury deals damage equal to the sacrificed creature's power to any target.

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $20.44

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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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Duress

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.05

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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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Eliminate

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.45

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

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Shatterskull Smashing

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $6.67

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Shatterskull Smashing deals X damage divided as you choose among up to two target creatures and/or planeswalkers. If X is 6 or more, Shatterskull Smashing deals twice X damage divided as you choose among them instead.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.02

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/199035_200w.jpg

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Rakdos Ramp, aka Big Red, is actually doing more or less okay, but I don't think you should play it. Big Red ran on the success of fast Ugin, the Spirit Dragon, and there's a better way to do that now. You can still play Big Red and do pretty well because of a strong matchup against Gruul Aggro and a fine matchup against Mono-Green Food, but there's a better fast Ugin deck in town.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Temur Ramp by HEROtsukai

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

Created By: HEROtsukai

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 3rd-4th

Standard

Market Price: $256.92

Cards

Cultivate

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.54

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Search your library for up to two basic land cards, reveal those cards, and put one onto the battlefield tapped and the other into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

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Fire Prophecy

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.13

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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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Genesis Ultimatum

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $1.63

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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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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.99

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230468_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {G}.)

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Cragcrown Pathway

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $2.06

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/221845_200w.jpg

{T}: Add {R}.

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The Akroan War

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.20

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(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice after III.)
I — Gain control of target creature for as long as The Akroan War remains on the battlefield.
II — Until your next turn, creatures your opponents control attack each combat if able.
III — Each tapped creature deals damage to itself equal to its power.

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Glimpse of Freedom

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Draw a card.
Escape—{2}{U}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.72

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230465_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {U}.)

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Shatterskull Smashing

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $6.67

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Shatterskull Smashing deals X damage divided as you choose among up to two target creatures and/or planeswalkers. If X is 6 or more, Shatterskull Smashing deals twice X damage divided as you choose among them instead.

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Jwari Disruption

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.27

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Counter target spell unless its controller pays {1}.

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Beanstalk Giant // Fertile Footsteps

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.14

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Ox of Agonas

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $3.00

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When Ox of Agonas enters the battlefield, discard your hand, then draw three cards.
Escape—{R}{R}, Exile eight other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Ox of Agonas escapes with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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Fabled Passage

Market Price: $7.17

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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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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.55

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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: $11.60

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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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Ketria Triome

Color Identity:G,R,U

Market Price: $7.92

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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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Riverglide Pathway

Color Identity:R,U

Market Price: $2.86

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{T}: Add {U}.

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Scorching Dragonfire

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.10

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

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Into the Roil

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

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Kicker {1}{U} (You may pay an additional {1}{U} as you cast this spell.)
Return target nonland permanent to its owner's hand. If this spell was kicked, draw a card.

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Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

Market Price: $20.95

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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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Klothys, God of Destiny

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $8.05

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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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Migration Path

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.58

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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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Negate

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.06

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.99

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230467_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {R}.)

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $1.02

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/199035_200w.jpg

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Temur Ramp is now Big Red's successor as the premier Ugin, the Spirit Dragon deck. It trades off some strength against Gruul Aggro for a better matchup against Doom Foretold decks and Mono-Green Food. The more controlling versions with Shark Typhoon saw a lot of success this past weekend.

I don't think Temur Ramp will be a large portion of the metagame, but you should be prepared to fight these new versions that are a lot more controlling. They now interact early and often and Shark Typhoon is a frightening card with the amount of mana that Temur Ramp generates. Be ready.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Dimir Control by Javier Vargas

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

Created By: Javier Vargas

Event: CFB Clash Qualifier 4 Day 2

Rank: 3rd-4th

Standard

Market Price: $152.05

Cards

Glimpse of Freedom

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.04

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206755_200w.jpg

Draw a card.
Escape—{2}{U}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Island

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.72

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230465_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {U}.)

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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.66

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206655_200w.jpg

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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Erebos's Intervention

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.39

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206806_200w.jpg

Choose one —
• Target creature gets -X/-X until end of turn. You gain X life.
• Exile up to twice X target cards from graveyards.

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Neutralize

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.30

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

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.32

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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Zagoth Triome

Color Identity:B,G,U

Market Price: $9.18

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212691_200w.jpg

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

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Temple of Deceit

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $2.62

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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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Sea Gate Restoration

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $6.66

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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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Jwari Disruption

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.27

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Counter target spell unless its controller pays {1}.

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Shadows' Verdict

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.16

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/222137_200w.jpg

Exile all creatures and all planeswalkers with converted mana cost 3 or less from the battlefield and all creature and planeswalker cards with converted mana cost 3 or less from all graveyards.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.04

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/230466_200w.jpg

({T}: Add {B}.)

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Essence Scatter

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.08

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

Counter target creature spell.

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Shark Typhoon

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $11.60

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/212133_200w.jpg

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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Clearwater Pathway

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.84

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/221830_200w.jpg

{T}: Add {U}.

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Ashiok, Nightmare Muse

Color Identity:B,U

Market Price: $3.72

ImageURL: https://tcgplayer-cdn.tcgplayer.com/product/206007_200w.jpg

+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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Murderous Rider // Swift End

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.36

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Mazemind Tome

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

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Hagra Mauling

Color Identity:B

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This spell costs {1} less to cast if an opponent controls no basic lands.
Destroy target creature.

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Negate

Color Identity:U

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Mystical Dispute

Color Identity:U

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

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Thassa's Intervention

Color Identity:U

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

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Extinction Event

Color Identity:B

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Choose odd or even. Exile each creature with converted mana cost of the chosen value. (Zero is even.)

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Crawling Barrens

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{T}: Add {C}.
{4}: Put two +1/+1 counters on Crawling Barrens. Then you may have it become a 0/0 Elemental creature until end of turn. It's still a land.

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Dimir Control had a bad weekend, so why is it here? The rise of Mono-Green Food and the fall of Dimir Rogues and Rakdos Midrange means that Dimir Control may finally be well-positioned. While most of its good matchups are just barely above a coin flip, Dimir Control actually crushes the ramp decks and is one of Mono-Green Food's worst matchups.

Playing Dimir Control this weekend is a risky proposition because it relies on the metagame shifting more than I expect, but I do think players will register Dimir Control, and several of them will be rewarded for it. I put Dimir Control in this category to keep it on your radar. Don't skimp on your grindy cards just because Esper Doom is on the downswing.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Mono-Green Food by LucasG1ggs

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

Created By: LucasG1ggs

Event: MTGO Standard Challenge

Rank: 3rd-4th

Standard

Market Price: $286.65

Cards

Thrashing Brontodon

Color Identity:G

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

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Gilded Goose

Color Identity:G

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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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Bonders' Enclave

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{T}: Add {C}.
{3}, {T}: Draw a card. Activate this ability only if you control a creature with power 4 or greater.

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Tormod's Crypt

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

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Feasting Troll King

Color Identity:G

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Vigilance, trample
When Feasting Troll King enters the battlefield, if you cast it from your hand, create three Food tokens. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
Sacrifice three Foods: Return Feasting Troll King from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate this ability only during your turn.

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Witch's Oven

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{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Create a Food token. If the sacrificed creature's toughness was 4 or greater, create two Food tokens instead. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")

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Chainweb Aracnir

Color Identity:G

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Reach
When Chainweb Aracnir enters the battlefield, it deals damage equal to its power to target creature with flying an opponent controls.
Escape—{3}{G}{G}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Chainweb Aracnir escapes with three +1/+1 counters on it.

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Vivien, Monsters' Advocate

Color Identity:G

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You may look at the top card of your library any time.
You may cast creature spells from the top of your library.
+1: Create a 3/3 green Beast creature token. Put your choice of a vigilance counter, a reach counter, or a trample counter on it.
−2: When you cast your next creature spell this turn, search your library for a creature card with lesser converted mana cost, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Kazandu Mammoth

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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Turntimber Symbiosis

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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Wicked Wolf

Color Identity:G

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When Wicked Wolf enters the battlefield, it fights up to one target creature you don't control.
Sacrifice a Food: Put a +1/+1 counter on Wicked Wolf. It gains indestructible until end of turn. Tap it.

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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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Lovestruck Beast // Heart's Desire

Color Identity:G

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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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Kogla, the Titan Ape

Color Identity:G

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When Kogla, the Titan Ape enters the battlefield, it fights up to one target creature you don't control.
Whenever Kogla attacks, destroy target artifact or enchantment defending player controls.
{1}{G}: Return target Human you control to its owner's hand. Kogla gains indestructible until end of turn.

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Tangled Florahedron

Color Identity:G

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{T}: Add {G}.

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The Great Henge

Color Identity:G

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This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control.
{T}: Add {G}{G}. You gain 2 life.
Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on it and draw a card.

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Castle Garenbrig

Color Identity:G

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

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.24

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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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Trail of Crumbs

Color Identity:G

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When Trail of Crumbs enters the battlefield, create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
Whenever you sacrifice a Food, you may pay {1}. If you do, look at the top two cards of your library. You may reveal a permanent card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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This list is exactly what I wanted to be doing last weekend. Go a little bit bigger and a little bit grindier than the stock lists of Mono-Green Food and crush the mirrors while having extra power against decks trying to go over you. Ugin, the Spirit Dragon in particular is an excellent addition because Trail of Crumbs and The Great Henge allow you to find it so consistently.

There's not a whole lot I would change here. I expect this weekend to look a lot like last weekend, so Mono-Green Food with a mirror edge is perfect. No shame in just running it back.

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While there aren't any big North American tournaments this weekend, the LATAM Challenge is already 300 players over capacity. This 2,000-player event feeds into the 512-player second phase where the Top 8 will compete for $45,000 in prizes and four Kaldheim Championship slots. While I've been unable to confirm if there will be coverage for this event, the pairings will be public and that means a lot of data. I'm looking forward to next week's article.

Until then: stay safe, stay home, wash your hands, and celebrate Thanksgiving over Zoom. Coronavirus is deadly serious, and while it sucks for everyone, we need to do what we can as a community to protect each other.