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Pioneer UBR (Grixis)



This is a fairly standard (if such a thing exists for Pioneer) Phoenix list, with one big difference, I've tried Treasure Cruise and found myself wishing it was Finale of Promise. Pioneer doesn't have an easy way to cheat on spell counts, the Finale should let you cast 3 spells in a single turn, enough to trigger Arclight Phoenix and significantly tick down Thing in the Ice. The synergy between Lightning Axe and Fiery Temper is nice and is another way to get good value and a 2 spell count. I added Void Snare as 1 mana sorcery which is a generic answer for a turn, but was tempted by Spite of Mogis.


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66% Casual

34% Competitive

Date added 3 months
Last updated 2 months

This deck is Pioneer legal.

Rarity (main - side)

8 - 2 Mythic Rares

19 - 3 Rares

16 - 8 Uncommons

12 - 2 Commons

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 2.21
Folders Pioneer
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Revision 4 See all

2 months ago)

-1 Cathartic Reunion main
+1 Chart a Course main
-1 Favorable Winds maybe
-3 Flamewake Phoenix maybe
-1 Lightning Strike maybe
-3 Merchant of the Vale maybe
+1 Mountain main
-3 Spite of Mogis maybe
-1 Treasure Cruise maybe
-1 Wandering Fumarole main