This deck might be the biggest Meme Modern contains. We choose to be on the draw, discard Shadowborn Apostle to hand size, and then Surgical Extraction all the other copies out of our deck. Now that our deck is small we play Shelldock Isle to find Emrakul, the Aeons Torn which we can then cast since our deck is now as small as it is.
Please note the video below is from one of my older streams so there are a few moments of the kids being loud in the background.
This is a White based prison deck that is trying to cast Enduring Ideal as soon as possible. We can ramp into our namesake card with both Lotus Bloom and Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx. Once Enduring Ideal is cast we lock our opponent out of the game with enchantments like Dovescape, Overwhelming Splendor, and Sphere of Safety. Eventually we win the game on the back of Form of the Dragon dealing five damage a turn.
Wu Enduring Ideal
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
This mostly creatureless deck is looking to generate creature tokens and then convert them into a scary monster via Polymorph or Proteus Staff. We have a back up plan of being a value midrange on the back of planeswalkers and creature lands.
Nissa, Voice of Zendikar
This is an aggro-combo deck that is looking to flip a Thing in the Ice as soon as possible or pump up a Kiln Fiend to start attacking for lethal. We often get to pair these threats with Temur Battle Rage to push damage through blockers.
UR Kiln Fiend
Jace, Architect of Thought
This is a creature combo deck that is looking to generate infinite 1/4 creatures with haste by pairing Felidar Guardian and Saheeli Rai together.
Sword of Light and Shadow
Grove of the Burnwillows
Dredge is best described as a midrange deck with combo elements. Against interactive decks Dredge generates card advantage with recursive threats, while interacting with the board thanks to Conflagrate. It is described as having combo elements because of the occasional fast draw it can generate when it finds its Prized Amalgams quickly. How powerful Dredge is at any given point is often related to how much graveyard hate people are playing. If you can dodge seeing cards like Rest in Peace and Leyline of the Void, this deck is very good. You can read more about Dredge on Star City Games here and here.
This is probably the deck I am most Internet famous for. I was paid a large sum of money to play this deck at an SCG open in an Owl Costume. It is a total hoot and if you enjoy sending your opponent’s cards back to their hand I would highly recommend this one.
Mikokoro, Center of the Sea
This deck is capable of winning the game on the very first turn. It does so by putting Narset, Enlightened Master into play via Goryo’s Vengeance. Then we start taking extra combat steps with cards like Fury of the Horde. This is one of the few decks in Magic where you want to be sure you are choosing to draw. Not only do we want the extra card to try and kill with, but Gemstone Caverns is much better on the draw!
Narset, Enlightened Master
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
Jeskai Ascendancy Combo, or JAC for short, is something that I can best describe as “interesting storm”. While it is a linear combo deck, the way we end up winning the game each time we play it is going to vary. Generally speaking we draw through our deck with cantrips and Jeskai Ascendancy loot triggers, while powering up our mana creatures to attack with. You can read my full primer about this deck on Gathering Magic here. You can also talk about this deck in the JAC discord server here.