ARENA – SULTAI CONTROL

Welcome back for some more Arena Standard Action! Today we will be trying a slow and steady wins the race approach with a Control deck that I have been playing around with for a bit. We are going to explore Sultai Control. Sultai stands out to me as I get to play one of my favorite new cards: . Anyone who knows me know that has always been a long-time favorite of mine and I love to brew with the card! (ask me about some of those attempts sometime). In addition to the chance to get in some reps with

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Arena – U/G Merfolk

Hi friends! This week we will be playing around with one of my favorite tribes that splashed its way back into Standard! I am of course talking about Merfolk. Merfolk decks have been around for a long time and typically operate as tribal aggro decks with anthem lords like . The tribe is classically thought of as Mono-Blue but, along with Pirates and Dinosaurs, Ixalan brought us a fresh take by adding Green as a primary color for Merfolk. The deck’s featured “lords” are and . is a classic lord effect giving all other Merfolk +1 +1, however, offers some

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Edubious Standard Leagues Streaming Adventure, Volume 3

Week 3: Mono-Red Hazoret You can find my stream at twitch.tv/edubious and read all about the previous weeks’ leagues, along with a bunch of other great content over at StrictlyAverageMTG.com For this week’s trip in the Standard Competitive Leagues, I needed to get back to the roots of my aggro deck and rediscover its winning ways.  I stripped the black splash back out and restructured the mono-red main deck.  In a nod to the rise in copies of and , I added more main deck exile effects in the way of and .  I also decided to cut the ever-underwhelming

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Edubious Standard Leagues Streaming Adventure, Volume 2

This week and next we bring you Edubious’ Standard Streaming Adventures on Wednesday, instead of our regularly scheduled EDH IMHO articles – Editor Week 2: Black-Red Hazoret You can find my stream at twitch.tv/edubious and you can read all about the Week 1 League and a bunch of other great content over at StrictlyAverageMTG.com For my 2nd trip out in the Standard Competitive Leagues, I decided to take an iteration of my first deck.  I really like the position that Mono-Red Hazoret is in, but it feels like it could use juuust a little bit more oomph.  I added a

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