Ads by Fandom. Kill their creatures and don’t let them resolve an Into the Story and this matchup is easy. hey i have managed to evolve my axolotls by feeding them thyroid glands the thyroxine contained in these gland is enough to change these water dwelling creatures into land based creatures. If they play more creatures, you can take out cards like Elspeth’s Nightmare and Cling to keep in more removal. 1 Shark Typhoon: Shark Typhoon is a powerful card that you should always play 4 of, but it’s hard to say in what split of maindeck and sideboard. So if you want to build better MTG deck you have to play the minimal number of cards you’re allowed to. Please, why is it a 80 cards deck? I think the 1 main is fine for now as there’s a decent amount of win conditions in the main deck and drawing an errant Shark Typhoon late in the game is excellent. All Rights Reserved. However, inspiration struck me in the middle of the night, as it did with 8 Shark. Yorion Control is a powerful archetype and I’m very surprised that the community functionally gave up on it after one bad weekend. © 2018 by Cards Realm. Adjust the Scatter and Negate numbers as needed. al. This matchup is not great game one, but then you just throw your sideboard at them which completely flips the match into your favor. 4 Mystical Dispute: This card is very good against Blue decks or super greedy decks. 2 Ashiok, Nightmare Muse: Ashiok really hasn’t had their time in the sun since it came out, but the card is quite powerful. So, that means about 23 cards out of the 42 you selected need to be worthy of inclusion in your deck. We’re generally after the removal hlf of the card, but I’ve gotten a lot of value with the exile ability as well. If you like my content and want to see more of it, you can check me out on Twitch! 4 Omen of the Sea: Somehow one of the best cards in the deck. Fast & Free shipping on many items! Before I continue though, let’s look at this beauty. Contents: Two 100-card Zendikar Rising Commander Decks (One of each deck) A common question I get is why I bother playing a card that’s a literal 1 of in an 80 card deck, and I do that when drawing the card late in the game is extremely good. I said this before, but UW Yorion learned a painful lesson in that instant speed removal is very important in this format. It’s a little pricey, but exiling all small creatures from the board and graveyard is excellent. Verdict is excellent against aggro decks, Lurrus decks, and any deck that plays creatures and likes their graveyard intact (Rakdos). Furthermore, a decent amount of members on my competitive Discord have taken up the list and have been performing well with it too! 2 Cling to Dust: I used to hate Cling to Dust, but when you play it in Control, it becomes way more likeable. Between Big Red, Mono Black Ugin, and Temur Ugin Control, I knew I had to try out old Dimir one last time. Social Network for Magic: the Gathering MTG Them resolving a Yorion for a lot of value is functionally the only way you lose this matchup so prevent that as best as you can. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at I tend not to use the minus with Ashiok as it’s usually worse than just making a 2/3 and going for the ultimate, but you have to choose your spots. Zendikar Rising Commander Decks are designed to make learning Magic through Commander a great experience for those new players. Deck Building is the process creating a deck. With a clean 8-0 in Mythic, I was quickly propelled into top 100, most notably beating THREE Lurrus Rogues opponents along the way. MTG Arena Zone © 2020. I talked about this card back in 8 Shark, but Barrens has somehow only gotten better. I prioritize the land over the spell as this deck is very mana hungry, but you can keep it if you’re already land heavy or you can near guarantee a counter soon. 1 Negate: When you need more non-creature interaction. Powering out Ugin is really nice and occasionally getting to blink it is just extra value, but I frequently throw it under a creature the first chance I get. Overall very fun deck to play with Atris being one of the more interesting card. This planeswalker feels more like a win more card most of the time. 3 Shadows’ Verdict: I don’t know why everyone hates this card so much. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. 1 Essence Scatter: When you need more anti-creature interaction. Control is famous for having answers for the first few turns, missing out on card advantage, then dying to an opponent’s better threats. All Rights Reserved. 3 Atris, Oracle of Half-Truths: Standard was busted for nearly the entire time Atris has been legal which explains why it’s seen functionally zero play. 4 Heartless Act: This Standard’s Doom Blade and a big reason to play Black over White in this deck. Simply put, what is being discussed here is the possibility of making a deck that only has 40 totally functional cards in it. In this article, we'll discuss the Standard format.If you don't play in tournaments or other social events, you can customize the rules a bit between you and your playgroup. Legends of Runeterra and its respective properties are copyright Riot Games. 4 Extinction Event: Standard’s premium wrath effect right now. Glad you’re enjoying it! You need 80 cards in the deck to enable Yorion as a Companion. Clearly this deck has some serious legs if this win rate and matchup data has any worth to it. Luckily for me, we both recorded our matchup data, so let’s take a look. If you’re ever facing a midrange deck, Ugin just comes by to smack your opponent for even daring to play fair Magic. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In fairness, the Azorius version really couldn’t beat Rogues and the Gruul matchup was rough, so it does make sense that there wasn’t really space for it to continue being a player. Hi. Weekly Metagame - What's the deck to beat? Hello everyone! It’s the same logic as the 1 Shark Typhoon in the maindeck, drawing it early is fine but it scales well into the late game. I don’t want to say I hit it big, but the results are rather convincing. It’s generally something you cycle early then you can draw 1-2 cards later in the game when you fill your graveyard a bit. 2 Negate: Pretty much the explanation from above, but Negate has felt a lot better than normal recently. Furthermore, if your opponent manages to land a Planeswalker, this gives you outs to it. 1 Erebos’s Intervention: The spicy one of. Unlike ugin which can remove multiple threats if resolved (insta value), ashiok sometimes feels very slow and the threat that we bounce back up will likely be played again since there are so many ways to draw cards in standard with the meta decks (village rites for rakdos, adventure + henge for gruul, into the story for rogues, etc). Your game plan is the same as Big Red’s, stall your opponent until you can Ugin them. Master of Winds is a spicy alternative! Let’s talk about card choices. Keep in mind that about 17 of your 40 cards are going to be basic lands that you don’t need to draft . 1 Elspeth’s Nightmare: To fill out the 4 in the 75. However, when I thought about it, the solution seemed obvious to me. The only way you can really lose this matchup is a big Crawling Barrens, but you should be able to grind them out before Barrens become relevant. As long as you can keep their most powerful threats off the board, the deck can’t pressure you that quickly and you should be able to outgrind them in the long game. It wasn’t intentional, but the only creatures you can hit on your side would be Crawling Barrens or Shark Typhoon tokens. If you get to blink even one permanent, Yorion functionally did it’s job and if you ever get to blink multiple, you’re likely winning that game. That’s what I have for today! 4 Mazemind Tome: Standard’s premiere value engine and excellent with Yorion. Thank you. 4 Ugin, the Spirit Dragon: “Everywhere I go, I see his face” – Spiderman and Standard players. Shadow verdict feels really good in this deck where it can win a rogues game or a rakdos game by itself.