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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 9:32 am 
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I am mostly a control player in Magic Duels but I need to know about good competitive aggro decks for Magic Duels just to enjoy more the game too. I am now at rank 33 so I need a good deck. I don't like vampires and werewolf decks, I want sinergies and solid decks, not just attacking with creatures. At the moment I have a BG Delirium deck and I really love it.

Any suggestions?


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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:16 pm 
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Haven has a Boros Warrior deck in the Constructed subforums (it won a contest) that is absolutely BONKERS

WoodlandWanderer has a Radkos artifact/vehicle deck that is NUTS (also in Constructed that won a contest, I think it's called The Old Brutal.

Haven also a fun Grixis artifact deck that's called Grixvolutions or something. I love that deck too, it's weird and funky.

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:51 am 
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Haven has a Boros Warrior deck in the Constructed subforums (it won a contest) that is absolutely BONKERS


This thread? viewtopic.php?f=61&t=18830

or this deck?

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WoodlandWanderer has a Radkos artifact/vehicle deck that is NUTS (also in Constructed that won a contest, I think it's called The Old Brutal.

Can't find this one.

Haven also a fun Grixis artifact deck that's called Grixvolutions or something. I love that deck too, it's weird and funky.

I found this one:

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 7:27 am 
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The second one

U can find the old brutal here

viewtopic.php?f=61&t=18768

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 8:15 am 
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Awesome thanks. I'm looking for new decks to try out as well. Thanks for asking this, counterspell


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 11:32 am 
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Also, just generally go through the constructed forum. There are many. Look at some of the Rakdos builds imo.


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 4:56 pm 
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There are no fun aggro decks in Duels.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 10:46 am 
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Depends on what you call aggro. I've had tons of fun with aggressively slanted midrange/aggro-control decks.


Delirium is great BTW; I consider it being more of a midrange deck but it's tons of fun and fairly competitive (maybe not tier 1, but high tier 2 at the very least).

My current iteration is this:

Creature(21)
2 x Walking Ballista
3 x Gnarlwood Dryad
2 x Scrapheap Scrounger
2 x Sylvan Advocate
2 x Deathcap Cultivator
3 x Fleshbag Marauder
2 x Tireless Tracker
1 x Nissa, Vastwood Seer
1 x Mindwrack Demon
1 x Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1 x Ishkanah, Grafwidow
1 x Noxious Gearhulk

Instant(7)
3 x Fatal Push
4 x Grapple with the Past

Sorcery(2)
2 x Yahenni's Expertise

Split(2)
2 x Never // Return

Planeswalker(3)
1 x Liliana, the Last Hope
1 x Liliana, Death's Majesty
1 x Nissa, Vital Force

Artifact(2)
2 x Smuggler's Copter

Land(23)
7 x Swamp
5 x Forest
2 x Hissing Quagmire
2 x Woodland Cemetery
4 x Evolving Wilds
3 x Aether Hub


Not a perfect list (I _definitely_ should include Verdurous Gearhulk; not 100% sure what to cut though), but working well for me.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:19 pm 
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Thank you for the replies. I think I made a mistake, to me aggro is everything above 15 creatures but probably what I call aggro is midrange. The thing is I am tired of the same control decks with tons of removals and futher than ranks I want to enjoy this game, since at the end is not a tournament but a casual game and format. The idea is build a deck with creatures but with synergies, not just attack every turn with tons of cheap humans or vehicles. I have seen some interesting and appealing decks such as UB improvise with lots of synergies, another one is revolt, and I am also trying a Temur Emerge, are those decks aggro?


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:42 pm 
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Yeah, just because a deck has 15+ creatures doesn't make it aggro, neither is the reverse true (During SOI, one of the best aggro decks (Prowess) ran ~13 creatures)

As to your archetypes: UB Improvise depends on the exact build; as Improvise in itself can run the spectrum (Aggro, Control, Midrange or even Combo). Revolt and Emerge are decks I'd consider midrange in general.

If you want to try out rather non-linear aggro decks, I'd suggest you try out either an aggressive Improvise build (probably more aggro-control rather than pure aggro) or one of the variations of Zombies (Dimir, Orzhov or even mono-Black).

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If you want to play aggro, run a combo deck. It's not aggro at all, but it's fun.

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 9:31 am 
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Combo decks, I liked when I played in real life with physical cards but I don't know if work in this format with the limited card pool.


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There are a few combo decks out there, but you're correct that they're mostly too slow or harshly screwed by the format (Metalwork Colossus and Mechanized Production send their regards). The closest thing to a functional combo deck we had were the mill decks of old (SOI/EMN); Geistblast copying either a big draw spell or Part the Waterveil was funny.

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There are a few combo decks out there, but you're correct that they're mostly too slow or harshly screwed by the format (Metalwork Colossus and Mechanized Production send their regards). The closest thing to a functional combo deck we had were the mill decks of old (SOI/EMN); Geistblast copying either a big draw spell or Part the Waterveil was funny.


I consider decks like Slugs combo and that deck definitely works. Basically any deck that goes for the 1-shot.

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Please specify what you mean by slugs? Because I doubt you mean something like this (which would be Tribal and by that logic Vampires/Zombies would count as combo decks...)

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