Modern Abzan Midrange. In a deck like Abzan it really helps you bide time until your 3 and 4 drops can start taking over. Given the limited selection available in the format, we have 4 Llanowar Elves and 3 Elvish Mystic to ramp us.Â. Midrange decks are aggressive decks that flip the standard aggro-control deck archetype by attempting to control the early game, then going aggressive with large creatures in the mid to late game. Abzan has access to some good cards that naturally work well with incubation druid, which is why it is worth thinking about: abzan charm, dromoka's command. The best overall midrange phone: iPhone SE (2020) Buy iPhone SE at Walmart - $400. Collected Humans by RamenNoodles. Noxious Grasp catches permanents like Teferi or Lovestruck Beast and Kambal punishes spell-based decks. I think the mana for this deck doesn't work out.courser of kruphix needs 18 sources of green mana, you have 11. It’s almost always a 2-1 in some regard. PNR 3 / 3 . MTGO Pioneer Preliminary #12159802. So last week, when it occurred to me that I still hadnât looked at a Pioneer list running Siege Rhino, I corrected that immediately. A complete list of the top Pioneer tier 1 decks updated to November 2020. 14 if I'm generous with the fabled passages. Grindy deck wants cards that care about card advantage. I also think you should include something like [[Sylvan Caryatid]]. Bio Archive Twitter. Worst case Intruder Alarm is a fog for two creatures but in Pioneer that usually translates to drawing an extra card because you live another turn and sometimes two more turns with creatures like Questing Beast around. Shuhei Nakamura is a member of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame, former Player of the Year, and is one of just six players with more than â¦ I run a Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord and along with the LtLH there's a decent recursion package there that is easily fueled by Flayer and Collective Brutality. And then you play it into a tireless tracker? It's obviously even more bananas with Walkers like Houtli or Xenagos but I think any deck with Voice of Resurgence should at least consider Intruder Alarm. Decklists Standings Decklists [decklist] Title: Dazai (5-0) Subtitle: Pioneer Preliminary #12061213 on 01/04/2020 Format: Pioneer Preliminary 2 Castle Ardenvale 2 Castle Vantress 3 Field of Ruin 4 Glacial Fortress 4 Hallowed Fountain 6 Island 4 Plains 3 â¦ For lands, weâre going all-in on color fixing since it can be hard to work in utility lands in a three-color deck. (60 cards, 19 distinct) - Breeding Pool, Nissa, Vastwood Seer, Temple Garden, Nylea, God of the Hunt, Lyra Dawnbringer, Shalai, Voice of Plenty, Tireless Tracker Pioneer Metagame View Recent Events. I think the best way may be to keep mana costs to 4 or less, and start ripping out lots of threats and answers per turn while not running out of gas. October 29, 2019 Pioneer 0. ... Bossing the Budget (RDW Dech Tech & Tournament Report) by Liam Casserly. Similarly, questing beast wants 16 sources.Murderous Rider should be castable if we include fabled passage, but I personally think we shouldn't. Vraska, Golgari Queen draw us cards when we need them, can take out problematic permanents, and has the potential to just end the game thanks to her ultimate. Check out the guide to Magic Online. You need, and want acceleration. you can count it as a source for 4 drops, since it adds the land untapped then but not for 3drops. I've been considering slotting either in as a singleton in my final slot but have been pretty happy with tasigur or kalitas there. Check back soon! PNR 0 / 0 . Abzan Midrange pile I was looking to get some opinions on So Pioneer is pretty much my first 60 card constructed format. they're cool and powerful cards, but they demand so much from your mana. Lastly, Nissa, Vital Force gives us a little bit of ramp, some extra damage, and a way to recur permanents in especially grindy matchups. PNR 1 / 0 . Learn more. Siege Rhino will always hold a special place in my heart. Show decks from â¦ Jegantha, the Wellspring. From Return to Ravnica Forwards. Fleecemane lion at the least doesn’t die to Wild Slash. PNR 0 / 0 . Learn more. [[Incubation Druid]] looks like a crap card, and in some ways it is, unless you 'cheat'. This deck gets to use a ton of efficient spells, play some of the best beaters in Magic, and does so ahead of the curve thanks to its mana dorks. The splash is for 4x Rhino, 2x Charm, and 2 Obzedat. Lurrus of the Dream-Den and Yorion, Sky Nomad decks took the whole Top 8 of the Pioneer Super Qualifier on Friday, shoving out all other companions and decks without them like Lotus Breach or classic Dimir Inverter. I feel like Voice + Intruder Alarm is a lot more beneficial in this format than people realize. Finally, Abzan Charm gives us the pick of removal, card draw, and +1/+1 counters, allowing us to have or find whatever we need for a given situation. In the sideboard, we have Duress to help against less creature-focused decks, Fatal Push for low-to-the-ground creature decks, and Despark to take care of just about any high-cost permanent our opponent might have. Neither is fleecemane lion. Maybe it is just using the mana to start drawing more cards somehow and playing more spells per turn. Â© Copyright FlipSide Gaming 2016. Although I never played him during his time in Standard, Iâve brewed a lot of decks with him at this point, and he ends up being so much fun every time. Popular Standard Magic: the Gathering decks with prices from the latest tournament results. By Shuhei Nakamura. I'm not including "Rock" as an option because frankly Abzan isn't the best at it in this format. Finally, we have the main course: Siege Rhino. My buddy and I have been brewing up some G/b/x decks with a solid base B/g and splashing a third color. Tournaments Only I'd suggest shifting ceratops. I’m sorry but Grim Flayer isn’t that good. Getting haste to slam a teferi can make all the difference and it has most of the same modes. It plays nicely with Tireless Tracker mana and if your running two mana removal your opponent will have a hard time guessing if your going to Fog and then swing back with a Rhino or just kill their creature. by SaffronOlive Jegantha, the Wellspring; ... Naya Midrange Naya Midrange Naya Midrange: EmErgy: 82 tix $ 309 - View All 14 Decks Pioneer Preliminary #12233088 on 2020-11-26. Cycling Gift Cycling Gift. Here's the budget version of the deck: [deck](23436) *CONCLUSION* This deck has a lot of synergy, we can get the graveyard creatures back into the game to start our strategy all over again, we can even create an army of zombies! I know pioneer isn’t modern but your midrange deck is supposed to be very efficient and grindy and I can see very little card draw here leading to hands with three four drops getting the first one answered cleanly and losing. This just seems like a lot of four mana spells. More interesting is finding ways to somehow slam more colors in for this guy, but not worth thinking about until you have a solid shell that does fine with 3 colors. Rhino because... Rhino. We have all three shocklands, both fastlands legal in the format, two Mana Confluence, and some forests to make sure we get our mana dorks out turn one where theyâre best.Â. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. The information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, both literal and graphical, is copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. Budget Abzan Midrange (BAM) (60â¬) by Mizzle04. I feel like this deck really wants [[Sylvan Caryatid]] and less 4 drops. So we have to start with the basics: mana dorks. If youâre looking for a good old fashioned midrange deck to play around with, this just might be the deck for you. You have Denon, Cambridge Audio, Pioneer, Marantz, NAD, Rega, Audiolab, Parasound, Peachtree, Onkyo, PS Audio, and many more. https://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/rhinos-pioneering-the-new-format/. If youâre looking for a good old fashioned midrange deck to play around with, this just might be the deck for you. There's a lot of 1-drop white creatures that are all somewhat interchangeable, but it turns out that many of them have the creature type Human, so we can support Thalia's Lieutenant.. White Weenie Humans Decklist (Pioneer) If you want the most budget-friendly solution and you donât have too demanding speakers, Yamaha and Sony are the best options. I’m completely fine playing Tracker on 3, for them to waste their turn 3/4 getting rid of it before it generates card advantage. I think it's pretty safe to cut obzedat and elspeth. (60 cards, 25 distinct) - Liliana, the Last Hope, Thoughtseize, Assassin's Trophy, Elspeth, Sun's Champion, Overgrown Tomb, Temple Garden, Anguished Unmaking Synergy build should be about counters or some kind or tokens. Although I never played him during his time in Standard, Iâve brewed a lot of decks with him at this point, and he ends up being so much fun every time. Pioneer â White Weenie Humans Decklist. Leyline of the Void gives us yet another way to deal with graveyard decks, which Kaya can also help with. I would - 1 fabled passage +1 field of ruin. It also has rishkar, peema renegade, various counter adding planeswalkers, and other tricks that let you turn incubation druid into a 3 mana tapping guy on turn 3. Abzan Midrange - Pioneer by Kameronmcl. Voice of resurgence is a great 2 mana card that generates value also I think the amount of 4 drops seems to be a little high. I would not play a colorless mana in Abzan considering you have extremely difficult mana requirements as is and many of those are 3 mana cards that you absolutely want to play on 3. The ultra-budget, thousands-of-cards Magic Online brewer's paradise with powerful cards, six free weekly tournaments, free 24/7 league, prizes, quarterly rotations, and a super friendly community. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Obzedat is here because he dodges removal, buffers life totals, and can get in for big damage occasionally. $269 $89 2nd The Pioneer Format of Magic: the Gathering. White Weenie seems like an obvious place to brew in Pioneer. It wonât usually be the best play, but there are scenarios (, If youâre dumping +1/+1 counters on a creature, go for, Avacyn can be flashed in in a pinch for a surprise boost to a. , and does so ahead of the curve thanks to its mana dorks. If you can spend at least $500 or $1,000, the number of viable choices increases. Itâs an efficient threat that gets past blockers thanks to trample, while also having Lightning Helix stapled to it. Rhino beast some walkers and then Tireless tracker is basically a four drop. MDN 1 / 0 . I play more cards that generate card advantage than don’t.... How have questing beast and vraska performed for you? What do you mean "Elspeth is a hell of card" sorry but english is not my mother language. I've been playing Commander for about two years and decided to â¦ It’s a 3 drop. It also has answers to main difficulties on the sideboard. This deck is a lot of fun and I think you will enjoy it. She is an obvious inclusion in a value-packed deck such as Abzan Midrange. - Abzan Aggro by Kyle Boggemes: 5th - 8th - Abzan Aggro by Connor Bowman: 5th - 8th - Esper Control by Kenta Hiroki: 5th - 8th - Jeskai Tokens by Alex Zurawski: 5th - 8th - Bant Midrange by Collins Mullen: 9th - 16th - Bant Midrange by Chris Andersen: 9th - 16th - Abzan Aggro by Andrew Boswell: 9th - 16th - Abzan Midrange by Jim Davis: 9th - 16th Standard BO1 Traditional Standard Historic BO1 Traditional Historic Pioneer Modern Legacy Vintage Brawl Commander Limited MTGA Events Pauper Other. There are plenty of lands to interact with that running one can be warranted, it doesn't change the amount of activators for fatal push / tracker and is an untapped land. Mostly looking for suggestions, but I truly feel (some version of) this deck has a legitimate place in the meta game. Midrange Abzan deck featuring several of my favorite cards of the past few years! Rampy wants to ramp into the Bridge Troll, Hornet Queen, Ugin (Spirit Dragon) or Elspeth, Sun's Champion. I'm using Intruder Alarm with Voice but that may not be optimal for a very deck. Liliana, the Last Hope: With an efficient casting cost of just 3, Liliana, the Last Hope is arguably one of the best Planeswalkers in the Pioneer format.A +1 that removes small creatures or shrinks larger creatures to allow better attacks or blocks and a -2 that can return fallen creatures to our hand to be reused givens Liliana the sort of utility that is so often desired in midrange strategies. If you're truly open to smartphones of all stripes, we think you'll get â¦ For one mana it allows us to easily assess exactly what our opponent is playing, and take the best card from them while crafting how we should move forward. I like kalitas somewhere in the 75. Siege Rhino will always hold a special place in my heart. Also, it seems most people here are against flayer since wild slash is so ubiquitous, but I've had great success with the card this far. My â¦ How do I get started with Magic Online? Questing Beast is a huge threat, being difficult to block, good at killing planeswalkers, and good at blocking. Its efficient value and range of hard-to-answer threats have made it the premier midrange deck in Pioneer. Rakdos Midrange: MJ_23: MTGO Pioneer Challenge - 09/06/2020: 5th-8th 9/9/2020 Jeskai Walkers: Asmodean1990: MTGO Pioneer Challenge - 09/06/2020: 5th-8th 9/9/2020 Dimir Control: MrCafouillette: MTGO Pioneer Challenge - 09/06/2020: 5th-8th How do I get started with Magic Online? Most of our non-creature spells come in the form of hyper-efficient disruption. Another way to draw out Aavcynâs rage, if youâre, desperate, is just to point a removal spell at one of your creatures (or use Vraskaâs +1). Siege Rhino (and by extension Abzan) is a ton of fun, and every time I get to play it I canât help but wonder why I didnât get back to using it sooner. Pl Deck It'll let t3 Rhino's happen quite a bit more consistently and eases your mana more. Also, very little card draw? This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. Sideboard help appreciated. Eldrazi Blink + Umori For some Reason by AnAnxietyDrivenToad. ... Abzan Midrange. Elspeth is a hell of a card in a lot of matchups. Show decks from the last ... Budget Decks. No idea why this isn’t being pushed more. Faeburrow Elder - (G) (SF) (txt)Incubation Druid - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call. I think carnage tyrant is a bit heavy on the mana cost. [[Faeburrow Elder]] has a lot of potential in an Abzan shell, can easily get to a 3/3, can attack with vigilance, and then tap after combat for 2 or 3 mana. A pair of Voice of Resurgence gives us a ton of potential value and anti-counterspell action, and the two copies of Anafenza, the Foremost give us some extra attacking power, along with some graveyard hate. Angels by Markiael. I had watched Abzan Midrange perform at the Pro Tour and various other SCG and TCG events but knew my deck wasnât at that level just yet. Abrupt Decay is no stranger to this kind of grindy midrange deck, letting us take out permanents without needing to worry about potential counterspells, and Dromoka's Command gives the deck a ton of versatility it otherwise wouldnât have packed into a potent two-mana spell. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Carytid also does nothing but ramp and block. Once you can figure out a decent early game with these cards and creating some good acceleration, then you need to figure out the best ways to abuse that in an abzan shell. If youâre trying to force an Avacyn flip, you can try to put multiple +1/+1 counters on an accompanying creature, since theyâll want to remove that creature to stop all the damage, and they canât do that without triggering Avacynâs temper unless they get rid of Avacyn first. So last week, when it occurred to me that I, hadnât looked at a Pioneer list running, Siege Rhinos . Placing a +1+1 counter on it instantly turns it into a 3 mana producing elf. Updated Oct 31, 2020 by skrai using our MTG Deck Builder. Posted in Daily Deck on February 6, 2015 . Sultai Delirium combines the best parts of classic midrange decks like Bloodbraid Elf Jund and Siege Rhino Abzan. I play 8 four drops..... 4 Rhino, 2 Beast, 2 Vraska. Lovestruck Beast gives us a turn one play when we donât have a mana dork, and gives us a cheap 5/5 beater either way, since both Elvish Mystic and Llanowar Elves allow him to attack. Most of our non-creature spells come in the form of hyper-efficient disruption. The only answer is the same it’s always been: Gurmag and/or tasigur. of decks with him at this point, and he ends up being so much fun every time. All Rights Reserved. That’s the big turn theee play you want to be making but without fetches it’s not easy, Sylvan Caryatid - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call. I have been toying with this idea a little bit, and it may help you, so I will share it: The problem with Abzan is that it isn't doing powerful enough things quick enough. He's a massive must answer and hoses the increasingly popular dredge less dredge. I tested Caryatid and found the ramp was fairly negligible, especially when my 3 drops are so powerful. There are currently no featured deals. I’ve been a proponent of Siege Rhino since the inception of pioneer, and finally have a list to share. This is a good card with a potentially high power level with no home. Knight of Autumn gives us lots of options, working either as a beater, a source of lifegain, or a Reclamation Sage. Archangel Avacyn is protects our board in a pinch, and can wipe the board if our opponent isnât careful. Given the limited selection available in the format, we have 4. Abzan Midrange in Pioneer. Now, of course, the deck canât run only Siege Rhinos . Pioneer Abzan Midrange: rlueth97: 10/29/2019 [Budget] Abzinga! Thoughtseize is a huge card. For more info you can check the Banned and Restricted Cards on wizards site. EDH Recommendations and strategy content for Magic: the Gathering Commander So we have to start with the basics: mana dorks. You might feel that “tracker is basically a 4 drop” but it’s not. So I feel like we can either go Grindy, Rampy, or focus on Synergies. Great two drop for the format, and for white as a third color. Abzan Charm is a premier removal spell, imo, that is versatile in midrange matchups, but also helps the control matchup by drawing us more resources. 14 26-May -2020 $269 $89 Singularity: 52%. There’s no good two drop. Pioneer Abzan Midrange decklists Rank Name Colors Event Players Date Singularity Price(*) Top4 (3-2) Players: 14 Abzan Midrange Yorion, Sky Nomad â By Darkiundsa MTGO Pioneer Preliminary #12159802. Parker Ackerman December 31, 2019 0 Comments. I don't think you need acceleration I just think without Goyf people need to use that playset of C 2 spells to stall because there is no backup in Pioneer as good at attacking as Goyf is in modern. Ecken1: 10/24/2019 Pioneer: Eldritch Horses and Rhinos: FluffyWolf: 10/24/2019 Doran's Dawn Brigade: Gramps Tewks: 10/23/2019 Pioneer Abzan Company: kooba3: 10/22/2019 Karador Budget -30.2 That’s about all it has going for it. Tireless Tracker is here to help us dig through our deck for card advantage while searching for exactly the card we need. Obzedat is here because he dodges removal, buffers life totals, and can get in for big damage occasionally. The ultra-budget, thousands-of-cards Magic Online brewer's paradise with powerful cards, six free weekly tournaments, free 24/7 league, prizes, quarterly rotations, and a super friendly community. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. I'm doing Abzan as well, and I'm not sure about Liliana Dreadhorde VS Elspeth Sun's Champion. All in all, the card is ridiculously good for its cost. Trackerâs clues also let us use up mana meaningfully when thereâs nothing better to spend it on. 52%. Abzan Charm is a premier removal spell, imo, that is versatile in midrange matchups, but also helps the control matchup by drawing us more resources. Maybe there is an abzan counters deck here with winding constrictor and hardened scales. Matchup specific. It also is a decent late game draw with adapt.