MTG Challenger Decks 2021

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Challenger Decks — Magic‘s line of preconstructed Standard decks — are back for 2021! While tabletop organized play is on pause due to COVID-19, you can still battle with these ready-to-play decks at home with family and friends.

Each Challenger Deck includes a 60-card deck and 15-card sideboard, plus a storage box and five double-sided tokens. All four decks are modeled after competitive Standard decks and are designed to be playable right out of the box.

Challenger Decks hit game stores on April 2, 2021, and you can preorder them now from Card Kingdom.

Wizards of the Coast’s Gavin Verhey gave us a look inside the new decks on his YouTube series, Good Morning Magic. Check out the video below, and get full decklists after the jump.

Azorius Control

Slow down your opponents with counterspells and board wipes, then take over the game with creatures like Dream Trawler and Archon of Sun’s Grace!

2 Skyclave Cleric
2 Dream Trawler
2 Archon of Sun’s Grace
1 Emeria’s Call
2 Shatter the Sky
1 Doomskar
3 Neutralize
1 Saw It Coming
1 Negate
3 Thirst for Meaning
2 Behold the Multiverse
2 Glass Casket
1 Shark Typhoon
3 Elspeth Conquers Death
4 The Birth of Meletis
4 Omen of the Sea
2 Banishing Light
4 Temple of Enlightenment
8 Plains
8 Island
4 Tranquil Cove

1 Archon of Sun’s Grace
2 Banishing Light
2 Glass Casket
2 Skyclave Apparition
3 Confounding Conundrum
3 Mystical Dispute
2 Essence Scatter

Dimir Rogues

Set the pace of the game with your evasive creatures and removal spells. You might even mill your opponent out!

2 Blackbloom Rogue
1 Rankle, Master of Pranks
4 Thieves’ Guild Enforcer
3 Vantress Gargoyle
3 Nighthawk Scavenger
3 Zareth San, the Trickster
4 Merfolk Windrobber
4 Soaring Thought-Thief
2 Bloodchief’s Thirst
1 Malakir Rebirth
4 Drown in the Loch
2 Eliminate
2 Heartless Act
4 Temple of Deceit
8 Island
9 Swamp
4 Dismal Backwater

1 Bloodchief’s Thirst
2 Negate
2 Into the Story
2 Pestilent Haze
2 Agonizing Remorse
3 Cling to Dust
3 Duress

Mono Red Aggro

This aggressive creature-based deck tries to overrun opponents with small creatures and win with Torbran and Embercleave.

4 Fervent Champion
4 Kargan Intimidator
4 Bonecrusher Giant
3 Torbran, Thane of Red Fell
4 Akoum Hellhound
4 Rimrock Knight
4 Anax, Hardened in the Forge
2 Shatterskull Smashing
4 Roil Eruption
4 Spikefield Hazard
4 Shock
1 Embercleave
2 Castle Embereth
16 Mountain

2 Relic Robber
2 Roiling Vortex
2 Soul-Guide Lantern
4 Redcap Melee
3 Thundering Rebuke
2 Soul Sear

Mono Green Stompy

Build massive creatures like Stonecoil Serpent and Yorvo, and Ram Through the competition!

1 Garruk, Unleashed
3 Kazandu Mammoth
2 Stonecoil Serpent
3 Swarm Shambler
2 Scavenging Ooze
2 Wildborn Preserver
2 Yorvo, Lord of Garenbrig
4 Lovestruck Beast
2 Gemrazer
4 Wildwood Tracker
2 Syr Faren, the Hengehammer
3 Thrashing Brontodon
2 Turntimber Symbiosis
3 Primal Might
4 Ram Through
2 Snakeskin Veil
19 Forest

1 Thrashing Brontodon
2 Snakeskin Veil
2 Khalni Ambush
3 Chainweb Aracnir
2 Return to Nature
3 Oakhame Adversary
2 Run Afoul


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