When the opponent plays around Mystical Dispute I don't want to draw three copies. If the game goes late the extra cards drawn will provide enough resources to deck eighty cards. Costing two mana is very relevant with Agadeem's Awakening as the rest of your creatures cost one. Browse through cards from Magic's entire history. Rogues was a deck I played while Omnath was being discovered so I gave it another shot and quickly racked up the wins. Even after watching results from last weekend we have an open metagame which is a breath of fresh air. Fast shipping and friendly customer service. I'm fairly agnostic to my creatures dying in the early game when I can chain together enough draw spells. *** This deck is made with Pioneer-legal cards *** 75 total cards -- 60 cards with 15 card sideboard, including lands and mana sources. The exciting part is that there's no metagame yet and virtually no banned list to start with (only fetchlands are excluded), … If you see spells with escape don't board out the third Cling. I have a lot of fun playing the Rogues mirror. This site uses cookies for analytics, ads and personalized content. Take Standard down from the shadows with this rogue-packed list! But the real reason I love it is because it’s the one deck that can really make use of Master of Waves. That's a long enough preamble; here's my list: Buy This Deck Export text format Export Arena format. Starting next week, any changes to Pioneer will be part of our normal B&R announcement with all other formats and will not take place every week. If I want a two-mana beatstick I would maindeck Skyclave Shade in the future. Magic Twitter loves to complain, but I've heard plenty of positives about this fresh Standard environment. I often cast Bloodchief's Thirst on turn three to double-spell with a 2-drop. It's possible control decks play their own Cling to Dust or Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis. This is our last standalone Pioneer banning announcement. Its best quality was being returned by Agadeem's Awakening. PNR 1 / 2 . MTGLands.com: Lands filtered by CI: Blue. I'm worried about not being able to interact with Garruk's Harbinger. That way the 1/2 won't kill my remaining four flyers. The single Mystical Dispute is a fifth counter that's the least embarrassing. The three events that make up Series 1 of the Players Tour—Phoenix will conclude the series next week—are first major tournaments to showcase the new Pioneer format. Cling to Dust is in the maindeck as a concession to Rakdos Midrange and the mirror. Standard has become stale quickly in recent memory because there was always a broken mana engine at a modest price. Blue-Black Control was one of the best performing decks in yesterday's Standard rounds, winning 62.5% of its matches. I have a lean Rogue package: Thieves' Guild Enforcer, Merfolk WIndrobber, and Soaring Thought-Thief. Basically, I wanted to relive my U/B control days from Theros + Khans standard. Pioneer Playable Cards – Lands. The milling trigger stacks which makes late game Agadeem's Awakening get close to decking the opponent. Since I'm working with a lower land count, I will be more proactive in answering threats. Gatherer is the Magic Card Database. What would Blue Week be without a Top 50 list from everyone's favorite MTG.com columnist and StarCityGames employee Ben Bleiweiss? Get access to all features with the Premium membership. I'll have a sideboard guide, too. Popular Magic The Gathering Pioneer decks. Recent Threads. CovertGoBlue 15,854 views. Pioneer Playable Cards – Black. Wizards of the Coast has just announced Pioneer as the newest format that will receive support on both Magic Online and in tabletop with PTQs and several Grand Prix events showcasing the format next year. Edit: this deck is the realness. Game 1 I act like they don't have it and try to win quickly. See cards from the most recent sets and discover what players just like you are saying about them. I don't want to maindeck Negate or Essence Scatter because they are too narrow and I'm a more focused tempo deck in Game 1. respective properties are copyright Wizards of the Coast. It mills the opponent which is one of your objectives in the early game. The top of the curve without Lurrus includes Brazen Borrower, Zareth San, the Trickster, and Nighthawk Scavenger. Ruin Crab didn't impress me at first, but it started to perform once I thought of it as a Dark Ritual that demands a removal spell. See cards from the most recent sets and discover what players just like you are saying about them. The exciting part is that there's virtually no banned list to start with (only fetchlands are excluded), so it's a brewer's paradise! Planeswalker Diaries: What to Play in Historic? 11 Kelvin Chew. You can learn more about our database at our Google Dataset. +3 Skyclave Shade +1 Mystical Dispute +1 Duress +1 Bloodchief's Thirst +1 Cling to Dust, -1 Lullmage's Domination -4 Ruin Crab -2 Heartless Act. aquapark zombies by okio. Ten Great New Arts from Commander Legends, Clean Sweep: A Magic the Gathering Puzzle. Watch out for Scavenging Ooze as it can fizzle the spell. This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. It's unlikely for Into the Story to resolve if we stare at each other. Post board Skyclave Shade can slant the matchup to a racing situation. All rights reserved. © Wizards. Extinction Event also exiles Skyclave Shade against Rakdos; many of their threats are even. I never board out Soaring Thought-Thief. Against control decks I want to leverage my one mana threats. Bant's combo by DaPickler. Since many of control's threats are more expensive, I plan to generate positive mana exchanges. Many dive right into Standard, which offers 60-card decks based on the last few sets. MtG fun budget BLUE BLACK DIMIR PIONEER DECK Magic the Gathering card theme deck. I try to cast my spells aggressively in low resource games. Song of Creation Self Mill by eli2. I was turned off by all of the fringe escape spells being played, but it hasn't mattered so long as I'm careful. My, it was awfully pretentious of me to not only refer to myself in first person, but to rank my writing talent ahead of the six weekly writers on this site. Magic the Gathering and its Most decks are able to maindeck cards with escape which means I also need to respect the possibility. This is the most challenging matchup, but very winnable. −3: Return target nonland permanent to its owner's hand, then that player exiles a card from their hand. Overview of all members of the Team Aether Twitch Streaming Team. I sideboarded them out frequently and ultimately cut them. PNR 1 / 0 . The option to draw Lurrus for three mana ensures I have enough gas in the tank each game. I wouldn't forget to include that. Merfolk Windrobber is the final Rogue. CCPA: Opt out of personal information sales by clicking. Since Chainweb Aracnir can kill an early Windrobber I cut all four of these against Green decks. Join our official Discord server, open for everyone. Rare Board Games, mtg, Magic: the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, rpg, Role Playing Games, Dungeons and Dragons, and many more games and supplies for sale. October 22, 2019 Pioneer 0. The feeling of dropping … PNR 18 / 10 . Organize your card collection with virtual binders, Use your Iphone to scan your card collection and import it to AetherHub. One of the four players running the deck was No. Pioneer—a new nonrotating format featuring cards from Return to Ravnica and forward Pioneer is a constructed format and therefore adheres to the following constructed rules: Minimum of sixty cards I was unimpressed with Vantress Gargoyle. Then again, it was awfully pretentious of you to play blue, the color of rah-sha-sha and utter … It's a rewarding deck to play if you put in the reps. Today I'll discuss my card choices which should help you identify the roles I like to take. Since Rakdos plays so much self mill I can still count on Into the Story and Lullmage's Domination to cost less than retail. Soaring Thought-Thief is the next best Rogue. The counterspells in Game 1 are sparse- Drown in the Loch and Mystical Dispute. The other three came from the well-rounded testing group of Gerry Thompson (Pro Tour Amonkhet champion), Martin Jůza (Draft Master), Samuel Black (one of last season's top Pro Point earners), and … Adrian Sullivan walks through his brand of Blue Black Control for Standard at Pro Tour Magic Origins. Ruin Crab and the 1-drop Rogues aren't necessary because Rakdos does a good job self milling. It usually doesn't work out, but I plan to be competitive in the post board games. I have a secondary plan of attacking with Skyclave Shade as it persists through removal. 20:00. See cards from the most recent sets and discover what players just like you are saying about them. I say, "good riddance!". In addition, these spells line up against creatures with Escape. The best and latest MTG deck lists. Pioneer MTG Decks Visit Pioneer forum ... Blue Artifact Ragequit (Revamped) Sub-$40 by mrweaselman. Password. Duress serves as a third Mystical Dispute with lower diminishing returns. Mtgdecks.net ©2009-2020. Gatherer is the Magic Card Database. Updated Oct 29, 2019 by Speedymeady12345 using our MTG Deck Builder. Since Bloodchief's Thirst is a sorcery I have a removal split with Heartless Act. I find myself wanting to gain life with Cling after sideboard because it's difficult to remove Skyclave Shade. All Pioneer decks from users and content creators. I hope you enjoy! Updated Nov 03, 2019 by TamamaTheWarrior using our MTG Deck Builder. Use your judgement on how many Cling to Dusts to sideboard out. Four mana to flash back Cling is expensive and can only be done one or two times per game as exiling five cards from your graveyard is a tall order. Popular Pioneer Magic: the Gathering decks with prices from the latest tournament results. But right now as I'm writing this article, I'm on my way to Spain. based on their 'shards' in the Shards of Alara block: Esper (Ubw), Bant (Wug), Naya (Gwr), Jund (Rgb), and Grixis (Bru). I have never sideboarded out Drown. Players of Magic: the Gathering have all kinds of ways to play this popular fantasy card game. Triple Blue is asking a lot so I only have two copies. Wizards of the Coast has just announced Pioneer as the newest format that will receive support on both Magic Online and in tabletop with PTQs and several Grand Prix events showcasing the format next year. In a match without open decklists it's best to be safe and play 2-3 Clings after board. We don’t have much in the way of cheap blue cantrips— Opt or not, there is no Thought Scour. +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." The best and latest MTG deck lists. As I was testing for weekend events, I tried a ton of decks and had medium success. I have redeemed plenty of wildcards testing out the niche powerhouses; especially those from Throne of Eldraine that are finally allowed to shine. This is a low resource matchup where Into the Story is the haymaker. It can be correct to not cast crab on turn one to guarantee one mill trigger before it dies to Bloodchief's Thirst. AetherHub.com is not affiliated with, endorsed, sponsored, or specifically approved by Wizards of the Coast LLC. The list of all banned cards in Pioneer is here. I will also look to hold onto Cling in case I mill over an escape creature and can deal with it for a single mana as it's hard to double-spell by escaping. This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast, nor any of the sites linked. That's all I have for today. I can sacrifice Windrobber to draw a card each turn when Lurrus is on the battlefield to create a very annoying blocker for the opponent. The opponent must respect the possibility Thought-Thief gets flashed in to block down early creatures. I can cycle it early by exiling a noncreature card; I can cut down on lands as a result. Gatherer is the Magic Card Database. Search for the perfect addition to your deck. Pioneer / Zombie MTG Decks Visit Pioneer forum Card search Deck Search. Create and manage your own community team within the MTGA Assistant extension. Deep dredge for U and can mean a … It's arguably the strongest card in the deck. Planeswalkers are more expensive post rotation; I still need an answer for Ugin, Vivien, and Ashiok. At the moment we can't even agree on the most powerful card in the format which is rarely the case. Mono Black — 710 decklists Spirits — 704 decklists Red Deck Wins — 699 decklists 5 Color Niv-Mizzet — 595 decklists Azorius Control — 559 decklists Boros Deck Wins — 446 decklists Sram Auras — 381 decklists Ensoul Artifacts — 365 decklists Get the decklists and a complete metagame overview in our Pioneer section ☝️ Latest decks. Heartless Act is instant speed, but has a downside with Green decks filled with creatures that have counters. Deathtouch and flash ensures it will go to the graveyard quickly only to be recast with Lurrus. Why play anything else? I keep Ruin Crab over Windrobber because an 0/3 is a good source of life gain after I fill the opponent's graveyard. Join Team Aether and leverage the AetherHub platform to help you grow. Thanks to the graveyard fueling from my creatures Drown becomes a hard counter very quickly. or Login. I went into White-Black to start mainly to use Wayward Servant and God-Eternal Oketra . I just couldn't wait to tell you about my Standard deck. Manage your collections, divide by physical, digital, set them as public or private. The threat of Lurrus in the late game also causes opponents to hold up extra removal while my other creatures survive longer. Rogues is like Faeries from Standard over a decade ago and I'm happy this style of deck is once again competitive. I don't board in a fourth Cling to Dust, but it's worth considering due to Phoenix of Ash. Target instants and sorceries to reduce the stats of Magmatic Channeler or enchantments for Tymeret Calls the Dead. +3 Skyclave Shade +1 Mystical Dispute +2 Negate +1 Duress, -1 Cling to Dust -1 Lullmage's Domination -3 Bloodchief's Thirst -2 Heartless Act. Life, Death, and Zombies by T y l o r d 2 8 9 4. Necromancer's Joke by ... Mono-black zombies in Pioneer by B i o P r o f D u d e. PNR 16 / 15 . Your Guide to Blue-Black Midrange By the time you read this, Grand Prix Madrid will be over, and hopefully, you will see my silly face on the front page of Wizards events website. A late game 5/4 is rarely needed as those types of games are often determined by decking. The legality engine ensures all the decklists are legal to use. The most important thing to remember against Green decks is to fire off your removal on big threats before they untap. The literal and graphical information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, including card images, the mana symbols, and Oracle text, is copyright Wizards of the Coast, LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. Scryfall is not produced by, endorsed by, supported by, or … Fires of Invention, Wilderness Reclamation, Nissa, Who Shakes the World, and Omnath all enabled the most powerful end game by turn four. Skyclave shade has been fantastic in the Rogues mirror and Rakdos because it can be cast from the graveyard and there are few profitable blocks. I like both removal spells against the creature decks, but am willing to customize based on the threats I expect. Hey, thanks for the comment. Rogues is one of the most powerful decks in Standard, but the role played in each matchup changes. This is just an idea phase, but hoping to put it together here soon and get some games in with it. :) depala and the seven dwarves by jk1662. It may feel familiar to sit back and react, but this is how they get The Great Henge in play. Sign in with: Facebook Google Twitch Facebook Google Twitch. Cling to Dust may have to exile a noncreature in order to hit land drops. -4 Merfolk Windrobber -1 Into the Story -1 Mystical Dispute. Bloodchief's Thirst is stronger in post Omnath Standard because it kills Lotus Cobra, the key rogues, Kroxa, and Stonecoil Serpent for one mana. This material is provided "as is", with absolutely no warranty expressed or implied. Now that the two most obviously broken cards have been removed from Standard we are left with a fairly diverse format. It's clear what "the best deck" is with each rotation. [decklist] Title: Christian Calcano's Blue-Black Vampires Format: Standard - Pro Tour Paris 2011 4 Drowned Catacomb 4 Darkslick Shores 4 Creeping Tar Pit 2 Verdant Catacombs 2 Marsh Flats 7 Swamp 4 Vampire Lacerator 4 Pulse Tracker 4 Bloodghast 4 Nantuko Shade 4 Gatekeeper of Malakir 3 Phyrexian Revoker 4 Inquisition of Kozilek 4 Unified Will 3 Duress 3 Go for the Throat *2 Dark Tutelage … I only board it out when I shift to a pure Dimir Control deck against Rakdos. When I'm ahead I try to keep Drown in hand as long as possible and use other interaction first. The early game is about gaining the initiative. This site provides accurate and independent information on more than 500.000 Magic the Gathering Decks, tournaments and magic singles prices. I am willing to go without these threats for the real haymaker- Into the Story. Lullmage's Domination is a late game effect to steal creatures with Escape such as Chainweb Aracnir, Polukranos, and Kroxa. Blue and red both look good for additional colors, with blue offering Innistrad Skaabs and The Scarab God while red gives the Eternals, namely Dreadhorde Butcher and more removal options. Search for the perfect addition to your deck. I even had a sweet game where I allowed a Doom Foretold to resolve because the shade could be used as fodder. We saw Uro get the ban hammer one week followed by Omnath. This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. I have been very impressed with the new Standard format so far. The information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, both literal and graphical, is copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. I'm also adding more cheap interaction; the opponent's graveyard will fill up by playing Magic. Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering, and their logos are trademarks of TAGS articles, standard, sideboard, constructed, analysis, decklist, kyle boggemes, sideboard guide, znr standard, 10212020, Sign up for our mailing list to get the latest updates and offers, Ali Plays Historic Four-Color Yorion Lotus. The best way to interact with Rakdos after board is to play as a Dimir Control deck that exiles Kroxa with Cling to Dust. A resolved Great Henge is difficult to beat. Most decks board in more escape cards so they are rarely boarded out. Next Pioneer Banned Announcement: January 13, 2020. Another annoying creature I want to fight is Garruk's Harbinger and traditional Black removal won't do the trick. Like most mirror matches every card is relevant so it's tough to turn the matchup into a soundbite. This site uses cookies for analytics, ads and personalized content. It makes my remaining twelve creatures stronger once I have eight cards in the graveyard and seven cards for Into the Story. As noted by others, the 'aligned' color triplets - that is, those that consist of a color and its two siblings to either side on the usual Black-blUe-White-Green-Red color wheel - have nicknames (but not formal names!) Ready to shuffle up for casual play! While Mono-Black Aggro was the most popular deck in Brussels, Pioneer’s newest deck, UB Inverter of Truth , rose to the top of Magic’s newest format in Nagoya. I also like the shade against control decks as it lines up favorably against removal. Pioneer: No changes. Think of it as a Mystical Dispute that interacts with Shark Typhoon. Extinction Event, Essence Scatter, and Lullmage's Domination are primarily to fight Green midrange decks. If Bonecrusher Giant, Embercleve, and Skyclave Shade are in the mix sign me up. Cling to Dust can be used to gain life and reduce creatures for the opponent to cast with Lurrus. Wizards of the Coast LLC. I see the shade picking up popularity which makes me like the crab less post board. I have raised the curve by quite a bit so I plan to answer all of their threats then refill my hand with Into the Story. Browse through cards from Magic's entire history. Pioneer seems perfect for the slow-blue-nonsense decks that want random Lightning Bolt s and land redraws on turns twelve through fifteen. Don’t get me wrong, fish are great, and having an unblockable team of 4/4s or 5/5s is a ton of fun. I board out Crabs against Rakdos Midrange because they fuel their own graveyard. Search for the perfect addition to your deck. A 5/4 that doesn't affect the board allows the opponent to develop unimpeded. +1 Cling to Dust +1 Essence Scatter +1 Lullmage's Domination +3 Extinction Event +1 Bloodchief's Thirst +2 Negate +3 Skyclave Shade +1 Duress, -4 Ruin Crab -4 Merfolk WIndrobber -4 Thieves' Guild Enforcer -1 Into the Story. Login. +3 Extinction Event +1 Lullmage's Domination +1 Bloodchief's Thirst +1 Essence Scatter, -4 Merfolk Windrobber -1 Ruin Crab -1 Mystical Dispute. Browse through cards from Magic's entire history. All original content on this page is © 2019 AetherHub.com and may not be used or reproduced without consent. MTGLands.com: All of the lands, all up-to-date, all categorized, all dynamically generated The information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, both literal and graphical, is copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. Standard has gone through a wild ride this past month. I'm choosing to play the companion because I want to minimize the amount of threats in my deck while having the same effect. The first fork in the road with Rogues is deciding to play Lurrus as a companion. List of Magic: The Gathering Content Creators on AetherHub. I think things are finally different. I’ve always been a fan of Merfolk in modern, but not necessarily because I love the tribe. Popular Magic The Gathering Historic BO1 decks. Cutting green to speed up dredge. Thoughts ———————— Breaking / Entering dredges hella hard.. Tome Scour is great. Blue/Black Dimir Surveil Control Deck - MTG Arena Deck Techand Gameplay - Duration: 20:00. Eliminate is better against Green threats with counters, but that leaves me with having to kick a Bloodchief's Thirst to deal with a big creature. With no actual Storm cards either, Izzet mages finally get to sit back and play a slower game. The landfall trigger on the crab is not a may ability which means if you're far ahead it may be correct to not activate for fear of having to deal with a new escape card in the graveyard. October 22, 2019 Pioneer 1. The single Duress can be played in the late game in a draw-go situation. Thieves' Guild Enforcer is the best Rogue in the deck; it plays out like a Wild Nacatl with flash. PNR 3 / 3 . Or they can step into the ultra-competitive world of Modern or Legacy, or they can build a Cube to create their own draft environment. I get to do that with … It may be correct to hold onto cling in the early game as you work to fill up the opponent's graveyard. I just tossed this together fast one morning before work, so really didn't look to much into all the cards.