The 10 Best MTG: Arena Decks

Best MTG Arena Decks
What're the best decks to best other decks?

Best MTG: Arena Decks Right Now 

Magic the Gathering: Arena is the new digital product from Wizards of the Coast based on their flagship card game. Announced as Magic Digital Next in it the earliest stages of development, it is a product designed to be as fun as playing with your friends at your kitchen table. Arena is currently in closed beta and has a nascent metagame forming from the limited card pool. We have a rare opportunity to study a format coming together, starting with the best decks.

Below is a breakdown of the metagame into a top ten, featuring the decks to beat in the meta. If you are deciding on a deck or looking to tune one, this is the list for you.

10. Mono-Green Aggro/stompy

An extra forest for turn two on turn one is a deal for one mana. The body is relevant too as it fuels Galta and can gum up the board.

Mono-Green Stompy Decklist on AetherHub

A new brew on the scene, Green Aggro decks exist because of Dominaria (DOM). DOM brought in deck staple Llanowar Elves, consistency in the form of Adventurous Impulse and a top-tier three-drop in Steel Leaf Champion. Some of the biggest creatures from Amonkhet and Ixalan form the core of the deck's threats. Every build uses massive creatures you can cast for between three and six mana, curving out with Galta, Primal Hunger. The deck is removal lite, although the high-powered threats can often clear the way themselves.

The deck is threat dense, with some lists running as many as 32 creatures. If you sequence your plays well and don’t overextend, control decks will have trouble going answer-for-answer with your threats. The earliest the deck can play out its ultimate threat is turn four, although being able to play six drops as early is huge. Rhonas and the few fight effects you play easily answer most of the problem cards in the format. All of your threats come with spell-like abilities, allowing you to play a versatile game-plan.

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benjuswar13 6 months 2 weeks ago

Article posted in Dec but has cards in the decks that went out in Sept? why?

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