Standard Ladder Tier List: July 29, 2021

Mason Clark Standard

We have had a weekend of events following the announcement of SCG con’s return. With pressure on the format it has evolved and now we are seeing some new decks joining the cast. Let’s hop into the tier list and see what’s going on. Before we dive into the list, here’s a quick refresher on the tier list grading criteria: …

3 Decks to Play in Standard

3 Decks to Play in Standard: July 2021

Mason Clark Standard

With the return of the SCG Tour Online this weekend, Standard has returned to the spotlight. Today, we’ll go over three decks that will help get you the 6-0, so you can compete with me at SCG Con later this year. These decks may seem familiar, but they’ve changed in subtle ways in the past few weeks. If you’ve been …

2022 Standard Decks

3 Top Decks for 2022 Standard

Mason Clark Standard

Imagine a world with no adventures — no Bonecrusher Giants killing your two-drops, no Brazen Borrowers unsummoning your big creatures. There are no Emergent Ultimatums to just end the game, and not a Rogue in sight. Well, it turns out this isn’t a dream — it’s real life in the 2022 Standard queues!  MTG Arena has launched a new event …

4 Pillars of Modern Post MH2

4 Pillars of Modern Post-MH2

Mason Clark Modern

The past few weeks have been a wild time in Modern, as Modern Horizons 2 has injected powerful cards into the format. With MH2 card prices declining and more local game stores hosting events, you may be looking to pick up some new cards and get back into Modern. But what decks should you play, and what sort of metagame …

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3 Underrated Modern Decks

Mason Clark Modern

Modern is in a place of constant innovation right now. The release of Modern Horizons 2 has shaken the format up so much and every week we are seeing people try new and exciting things. Today, we’ll go over three decks that have been flying under the radar, but that have a ton of potential in the format. Naya Yorion …

Modern Deck Guide Temur Cascade

Modern Deck Guide: Temur Cascade

Mason Clark Modern

Modern Horizons 2 has already taken Modern by storm on Magic Online, shaking up the metagame and adding a lot more power to the format. After the first weekend of results, one card has risen above the rest — well, one combination of cards: Shardless Agent and Crashing Footfalls. Today, we’ll look at a Temur Cascade deck that placed 2nd …

Why You Should Play Profane Tutor in Modern

Mason Clark Modern

Demonic Tutor is one of the most iconic and powerful cards in all of Magic, a staple in every format where it’s legal. With the release of Modern Horizons 2, this powerhouse tutor gets a new spiritual successor: Profane Tutor.  Profane Tutor is effectively a Demonic Tutor with suspend, and it’s being criminally underrated in Modern. This is partly because …