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Outdated deck - will be refurbished

Standard* Combo Competitive Control Cruel Control Midrange




The idea was to take over the opponents creatures using Kari Zev's Expertise + Costly Plunder as the most basic combo - take over a creature, attack, then sacrifice it and profit.

Another #Combo# IS Kari Zev's Expertise then take over a creature preferably with more than 2 toughness, use Golden Guardian to fight the creature, then attack with the creature. From here on a few different things can happen depending on how you choose to play it out and what cards are in play, if you take control of a #creature# with #deathtouch# or enough power to kill Golden Guardian but at the same time will be killed by it, it's preferable to use Golden Guardian on one of your own creatures, ideally an Oathsworn Vampire but not before you attack with the controlled creature and/or your own if the situation is right.

If the controlled creature isn't dead after combat, you pay the 2 mana and make it fight the #Guardian#, if this kills both then fine, you got a decent trade. If either lives you can throw a Costly Plunder for free and either kill the controlled creature and pull 2 cards, or transform the #guardian# and pull.

updates will come as i test, feel free to correct me if i am wrong on the delayed use of the second cast of Kari Zev's Expertise.

!!!! . sorry i am still working on the deck and details on how to play the deck will be presented more thoroughly as i test it further. if you have interest or input, feel free to upvote: +1 and leave a comment.



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I am currently testing this deck a lot in Arena, and it's performance has been very varying. There's been some changes to the deck, for example i was struggling making jayna work well, and also vs zergy merfolks it struggled quite hard if i had a bad starter hand.

Also made #Muldrotha# deck i will make a proifile for once i've tested enough

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Date added 11 months
Last updated 6 months
Splash colors BR

This deck is Standard legal.

Cards 53
Avg. CMC 2.74
Folders Work in progress, Main, Standard, Interesting Standard Decks, Mtga dom standard, Interesting, Potential, Other people’s Standard 6.5, Potential
Top rank #9 on 2018-06-21
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