- 4x Birds of Paradise
- 2x Borderland Ranger
- 2x Daybreak Ranger Flip
- 2x Falkenrath Aristocrat
- 1x Glissa, the Traitor
- 3x Huntmaster of the Fells Flip
- 2x Olivia Voldaren
- 3x Strangleroot Geist
- 2x Thragtusk
- 2x Vampire Nighthawk
- 2x Cavern of Souls
- 2x Copperline Gorge
- 2x Dragonskull Summit
- 6x Forest
- 1x Kessig Wolf Run
- 2x Mountain
- 2x Rootbound Crag
- 2x Swamp
- 4x Woodland Cemetery
This is a deck I've been wanting to build for quite a while now. I have always loved how Jund decks play out in general, and building a T2 version can be a little tricky. This deck has shown a lot of potential, but I feel it could still use a lot of work and testing to get it just right.
Please tell me what you all think of this build, and how you think it can improve.
I will greatly appreciate any and all helpful comments. Thank you.
+1 if you like Jund in Standard. =)
With the recent addition of Mimic Vat to this deck, I think Glissa, the Traitor will help out quite a bit. She brings back my Vats but mostly serves as a powerful blocker. Definitely a major improvement.
EDIT: -1 Borderland Ranger, -1 Huntmaster of the Fells Flip for +2 Thragtusk. This helps my curve a little bit and supplies me with more creatures that can deal with board wipes, and also grants me another good beater.
EDIT 7/1712: Added 2x Cavern of Souls for better matchups with control. I have almost an even amount of Vampires vs Humans to make this completely viable. Moved 1x Mimic Vat to SB for +1 Falkenrath Aristocrat.-2 Abundant Growth and -1 Incinerate for +1 Birds of Paradise and +2 Arc Trail.-1 Strangleroot Geist for +1 Go for the Throat.
Please let me know what you think of these updates. Thank you.
Have you tested this at all? And consistent is your mana base?
July 12, 2012 7:04 a.m.
Still is missing Blitz Hellion . Haha nice build +1 lol
July 12, 2012 12:08 p.m.
@NINJAOFTERROR - Yes I have played against 4 different T2 decks with this so far including Naya Humans, Mono U Talrand Control, B/R Vamps and Mono B zombies.
But yes, I need to tweak the manabase a bit more, I might drop a Copperline Gorge for another Forest.
July 12, 2012 1:48 p.m.
Jund is a very powerful deck in any format, my standard list got me 3rd overall in a super IQ (deck:jungle-hijinx-and-other-shennanigans-jund-aggro). I mostly have the mana base worked out, the worst thing that happens is I may run low on red sources, so another may need to be added. 95% of the time it is incredibly stable with no problems casting my guys.
July 12, 2012 4:08 p.m.
+1 for the amazing build,mana curve, speed, strength and vampires are always awesome lol so yeah lovin this deck and I wish I would've thought of it first.
July 12, 2012 6:07 p.m.
I think Disciple of Bolas should be a 2 of in there along with only 2 huntmaster. Also why not one run Massacre wurm?
July 13, 2012 7:01 a.m.
Wolfir Silverheart on Falkenrath Aristocrat or Vampire Nighthawk and glissa for the fun stuff and works pretty well with mimic vat and aristocrats help u if u want sacrifice someting for the vat and start the token/bump/chumpdeadly deathtouch
July 15, 2012 3:15 a.m.
I'll definitely consider Wolfir Silverheart , he's already been in a few of my builds and have never been disappointed. The only problem is that hes GG, but if i can cast a 5 drop, I should have be able to support it. Thanks for the tip. =)
July 15, 2012 3:40 a.m.
im a jund player too and i like a lot your deck and for the GG problem u are playing a set of Strangleroot Geist hes also a GG and a awesome creature and glissa also a GG the problem if u run the wolfir its only run one more abundant and a ranger, thx to you now i main the day break rangers and maybe i will put the mimic bats the only problem is the gonna rotate but they have tons of sinergy with this class of deck. I will love see another aristocrat on your build im in love with her's cus they save many times in block and now on standard shes just insane cant be copy cus you can remove on the stack im running 2 bloodline keppers but i think they are a little useless only go insane if aristocrats and olivia do the job of transforming your humans and make a little army of doom but its cirtunstantial(situational) but good job a happy jund player approve your deck c:
July 15, 2012 4:55 a.m.
July 15, 2012 12:42 p.m.
you need to take out the wolfir silverheart and just run another thragtusk. you think huntmaster of the fells is 'bonkers' with mimic vat because it gains you two life and puts a 2/2 on the field. But Mimic Vat with Thragtusk means you'll be getting 5 life every turn and a 3/3 beast token, not to mention a 5 power beatstick with haste. Wolfir silverheart is a fantastic card but thragtusk is just too good.
July 16, 2012 3:34 p.m.
you i would take down one huntmaster for the wolfir u have hate to conpensate that hunt
July 16, 2012 3:48 p.m.
love it. your playing quite a few of the main cards in standard that I adore. +1 go check out my deck please!
July 17, 2012 12:02 a.m.
I think cutting the two Abundant Growth s for a card:Green Sun's Zenith (extended flexibility) and the 4th Birds of Paradise more mana balance. I played abundant growth in bant aggro and I don't think that it's better than a bird (might be different for your deck).
July 17, 2012 6:38 a.m.
Abundant Growth s aren't there as a replacement for Birds of Paradise , it's just a mana fixer that usually wont get removed. I will still playtest this a little longer before I decide to cut anymore cards, and when I decide to do so, I think I would much rather swap those for another Birds and 1x Borderland Ranger , since I dont currently have GSZ.
July 17, 2012 11:10 a.m.
i dont think GSZ goint to help u, u have garruk hes the tuttor for ur creatures and he can do so many things like put 1/1 deathtouch, deal 3 damage to someone hes better that GSZ on this deck
July 17, 2012 7:15 p.m.
There is just one question I have, and this is something I have been trying to do for quite some time, why not just turn this into a jund pod deck? =p
July 18, 2012 1:31 a.m.
Because Pod decks have a different strategy and style. This wont have to change much when RTR hits and SOM block rotates out.
July 18, 2012 1:36 a.m.
I understand that but POD decks have more consistency then a regular aggro deck due to POD, and yes you are correct to say that once POD is gone you won't have to change much but that's THREE MONTHS from now, its not like RTR is right around the corner.
July 18, 2012 1:34 p.m.
but jud pod is another history this creatures only huntmaster, thragtusk and the geist are for pod the other ones need to be replaced by olbirerator, geralf messenger, grave crawler, blood artist, and more, is another deck.
July 18, 2012 4:52 p.m.
Why dont all the people with R/G Aggro, Naya Aggro decks just make their decks Pod?
July 18, 2012 5:02 p.m.
maybe switch go for the throat for murder? i mean it cost one more but can kill anything, not just nonartifact, not that there are a whole lot of people that use artifact creatures now a days, lol idk up to u
July 19, 2012 9:26 p.m.
@lBahamutZeRO The answer is simple, they play swords. In the current meta you either play swords or POD if your playing an aggroish deck other than zombies since they have access to blood artist and geralf's messenger. Not saying your deck is bad, its a great deck but you missing free value is all that I'm saying. Yes with POD you would need to change the deck a bit but prob, not a lot with swords.
July 20, 2012 12:58 a.m.
i would love see abundant in this deck again its a free mana fix
July 23, 2012 5:26 a.m.
i am really loving this deck it works great, +1 I made a very similar deck IRL. and it was based off of this deck here unfortunately I don't have all the cards I need yet but i really love the idea of Jund it has always been a favourite of mine, and this deck here proves it. it has so much versatility that you can pull of with this colour combination. but any ways back to the suggestions, i found that I was not putting out the copperline gorge enough for it to be worth it, so I actually removed them and added 1 forest and 1 mountain, another suggestion would be to drop 2 arc trails and add 2 flames of the firebrand instead, I found that it has a lot more versatility.
July 24, 2012 5:24 p.m.
Thank you for the compliment. =) Anyway I'll test out that mana suggestion, since I do need to tweak things a bit to get everything working correctly. Also I like Arc Trail s in this right now just because its a little bit cheaper. Originally I had 2x Flames of the Firebrand in here, but I value having 1 extra mana to use for other spells since I dont have alot of ramp. I'll reconsider it tho after some testing. Thank you for the input.
July 25, 2012 11:07 p.m.
Hey, i see the last comment was a while ago. But i like the deck! Ive been running a similar brew(although i run bonfires and hellkite and am a little more R based) But ive had a lot of success. Pretty much an auto win against u/w. I love the inclusion of mimic vat. i never thought of that! It helps i think against one of this decks weaker match ups: mono black control
One thing to note is that one card that has worked wonders for me is GSZ i know you are preparing for rotation but it has won me games. It is absolutely ridiculously handy. and im only running it as a 2 of. I also run garruk but i find i am forced to side out my two copies against heavier flying creature decks, also consider Silklash spider to your sideboard as that has been a priceless GS target as it dominates any lingering souls spirit token based deck. But my picks are also based on my meta
good luck with the brew! +1 for junds comeback!
August 6, 2012 2:31 a.m.
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|Last updated||2 years|
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|Illegal cards||Glissa, the Traitor , Birds of Paradise , Go for the Throat , Copperline Gorge , Mimic Vat , Incinerate|
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