Modern’s seen a lot of Death’s Shadow variants, ranging from Jund to Esper to 4-Color to my personal favorite, Grixis. Tweet. on October 27, 2015. Blohon played Green-Black delirium not only at Pro Tour Kaladesh a … Anyway, I decided to build the deck—a fairly straightforward process. "Some decks can probably be built, like midrange decks with Aetherworks Marvel, since that's a very powerful card. Browse MTG Arena Featured Standard Decks with video guides and discover MTGA decks stats from most powerful real-time tracker for Magic The Gathering Arena! I am not all that familiar with modern and this is going to be my first blue/black control deck so I am looking for any suggestions to help. Affectionately known to his friends as “Yellowhat,” “Hat,” or in my case “Big Papa Hat,” Gab is quite possibly the greatest deckbuilder of all time, truly excelling at all facets of deckbuilding: construction, tuning, and sideboarding. By Owen Turtenwald / May 23, 2016 October 10, 2019. Oblivion Sower is a powerful card that has the ability to steal your opponent's lands, which makes it easier to cast your ten-mana Eldrazi, Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger himself. When the dust started to settle at the end of the first day in Warsaw it was quite clear that two decks stood out as both the most popular and the strongest. Modern Decks; Pioneer Decks; Vintage Decks; Deck Resources. The creature core of the deck is filled up with Grim Flayer, Gnarlwood Dryad, Smuggler's Copter and a few copies of Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet. Just like U/W, it was a lot of fun to play and I decided it was performing well enough to play it in the MOCS. Modern A deck that he thinks is very good, but beatable. I think you’re slightly favored, but obviously cutting Push for Go for the Throat wouldn’t help. Just like U/W, it was a lot of fun to play and I decided it was performing well enough to play it in the MOCS. TappedOut.js Blog Widget. While I think U/W is probably the superior control deck, U/B does shine in matchups where Push is good. Pain lands are just fine to run instead of fetches, unless of course you are playing PRO. The Card Image Gallery is updated every day with the latest card previews. Articles and comments are user-submitted and do not represent official endorsements of this site. Close matchup. But because Grixis Shadow’s Red splash dilutes its mana base, we’re forced to mulligan these hands. This annoying message will go away once you do. I am not all that familiar with modern and this is going to be my first blue/black control deck so I am looking for any suggestions to help. I experiment. Here is what I have so far using the cards I have. Other people can view your private deck by using this url, Seems there are no cards in the Acquireboard. We've seen plenty of Gideon, Ally of Zendikars and battle lands in the Top 8, but there are plenty of other hidden gems among the strongest Standard decks at the Pro Tour. Whenever you try something a bit slower you lose to White-Blue.". Would our win percentage go up? Probably close—you sometimes just don’t have the removal to stop them from going off and they can sometimes grind you out with Finks and Witnesses. This site © 2020 TappedOut.net, LLC I hadn’t completely given up, but I couldn’t help thinking that maybe I should have just gone with Affinity or at least U/W if I really wanted to play a control deck. My frontrunners for alternative main deck options are Go for the Throat (1-2 copies), Snapcaster #4, Torrential Gearhulk, Think Twice, and Dismember. Commander Legends releases on November 20, 2020. Likely another horrible matchup. ... Not the greatest results, but pretty solid in a format like Modern. Blohon played Green-Black delirium not only at Pro Tour Kaladesh a few weeks ago, but also won a Magic Online Championship Series quarterly event with it online last weekend. (Yay, a birthday gift for me!) Low. White-Blue Flash and Green-Black Delirium. Feeds | High. Scarab God is also probably worse than Gideon Jura. Adding Red allows Grixis Shadow access to some very powerful cards, such as Kolaghan’s Command and Temur Battle Rage, that we’ll be losing out on in Dimir Shadow. While you don’t have access to cards like Stony Silence after board, Collective Brutality is a house in the right matchups, and Relic of Progenitus and Nihil Spellbomb haven’t made me miss Rest in Peace (some U/W players even prefer Relic to RiP now). Feeds | "I played two leagues on Magic Online with the more aggressive delirium deck and it seemed good in the mirror, but it's worse against the other top decks.