Historic Ladder Tier List: March 18, 2021

Mason Clark Historic

Standard has been fairly stable these past few weeks, so we’ll be focusing on Historic in this week’s Arena Ladder Tier List.  Historic has been in a relatively healthy spot since the most recent unbannings. With no major tournaments to put pressure on the format, many players accepted that Sacrifice decks are the decks to beat, while some others have …

Top 5 Cards from Historic Anthology IV

Mason Clark Historic

Historic Anthology IV drops on MTG Arena today, bringing a wide variety of new cards into the Historic format. The full bundle of 25 cards is available for purchase in the Arena Store, but what if you’re just looking for the best cards to craft with your wildcards? Today, I’ll be going over my top 5 picks from the set! …

Standard Ladder Tier List: March 4, 2021

Mason Clark Standard

A lot has happened in Standard since we published our last tier list, including the recent Kaldheim League Weekend. The metagame has shaken up a bit, and we’re here to break it all down in this week’s tier list. Before we dive into the list, here’s a quick refresher on the tier list grading criteria: S Tier: Decks that are …

Three Modern Decks to Play After the Uro Ban

Mason Clark Modern

Last week, Modern experienced a huge B&R shakeup. Format staples Uro, Field of the Dead, Mystic Sanctuary, and Simian Spirit Guide are all gone, along with new menace Tibalt’s Trickery. With these bans, Modern has returned to its pre-Throne of Eldraine state, and the format is super exciting to play! If you’re looking to get some games in on Magic …

Standard Ladder Tier List: February 18, 2021

Mason Clark Standard

Kaldheim has been out for three weeks now, so it’s time we take a big look at the metagame. That means it’s back to the tier list, where we’re going to break down the most played Standard decks on MTG Arena. This tier list is intended to help you choose decks for the Standard Ladder. While that might translate over …

The Best Showdown of the Skalds Standard Decks

Mason Clark Standard

Showdown of the Skalds has proven to be one of the most impressive cards added to Standard from Kaldheim. The new saga grants a huge boost of card advantage to aggressive decks, as well as a power spike the following turn. Since Kaldheim’s release, players have been trying to figure out the best deck for Showdown; today, we’ll be covering …

Kaldheim Standard Decks from Our Community

Mason Clark Standard

Last week, I shared five new Standard decks that you could build with Kaldheim and play on the Arena ladder. I also asked our community to submit their own Kaldheim brews — and you responded with some great ones! Today, I’ll be sharing five Standard decks submitted by our readers. Hopefully these will inspire you to try out some new …

Week One Kaldheim Standard Decks

Mason Clark Standard

The Standard metagame has been clearly established over the past few months, with Rogues, Gruul, and a handful of other decks at the top of the heap. But that could change as Kaldheim lands on our shore of the Multiverse today. How much will Kaldheim shake up Standard? We’ll just have to jump on the Arena ladder and find out! …

5 Kaldheim Cards That Will Define Standard

Mason Clark Standard

We are one week out from Kaldheim releasing on Arena, which will give us a brand new Standard format to explore (and potentially break). This current Standard format has been a fun and exciting one to play, but that’s all in the past now. Today, we’ll be looking toward the future, as we go over five cards from Kaldheim that …

5 Kaldheim Cards to Watch in Standard

Mason Clark Standard

It’s that time of year again! Less than a month ago, we were getting holiday presents, and now we have even more gifts to look forward to. Kaldheim is shaping up to be one of the more interesting sets we have seen in a while, full of vikings, monsters, and exciting Magic cards! Here are five cards we’ve seen so …