My take on a Mardu artisocrats deck for when War of the Spark comes out. This deck attempts to keep things pretty aggro and quick and cheap, while maximizing on self-sac exploits and utilizing some reanimation.

Judith, the Scourge Diva and Cruel Celebrant are our main combo pieces that whittle away at your opponents life when your creatures or planeswalkers die as a triggered ability.

Priest of Forgotten Gods , Midnight Reaper and God-Eternal Bontu provides a way to sacrifice our creatures or use death triggers as a card draw engine and removal, and Pitiless Pontiff sacrifices creatures for extra utility and pressure.

Our aggro creatures that put pressure on our opponents whiling serving as pawns for sacrifice and combo well and provide utility when sacrificed are Dreadhorde Butcher and Footlight Fiend , while Gutterbones provides a self-reanimating option.

Teysa Karlov doubles our abilities triggered by our creatures dieing.

Spark Harvest provides are another way to sacrifice creatures for removal utility.

Liliana, Dreadhorde General provides further card draw and combos, token generation, and removal. Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord buffs your creatures and provides reanimation.

In the sideboard:

Angrath's Rampage , Bedevil and The Elderspell provides removal, especially against what I anticipate to be a lot of superfriends decks or a more planeswalker heavy environment in general.

Massacre Girl provides mass removal that can simultaneously be used to trigger a bunch of combos.

Tibalt, Rakish Instigator shuts down lifegain while providing tokens that combo well.

Tithe Taker helps shut down control while providing tokens.

Mayhem Devil provides an additional sacrifice trigger that is also useful in mirror matches.


Updates Add

-2 Kaya's Ghostform, +2 Midnight Reaper

-2 Heartfire, +2 Spark Harvest

-2 Grim Initiate, +1 Midnight Reaper, +1 Dreadhorde Butcher



90% Competitive

Top Ranked
Date added 11 months
Last updated 11 months

This deck is not Standard legal.

Rarity (main - side)

2 - 0 Mythic Rares

39 - 9 Rares

8 - 6 Uncommons

8 - 0 Commons

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 2.14
Tokens 2/2 Zombie
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