**Update**: I've updated the Sh*ts on Spire list taking into account suggestions made about Obstructive Flicker
maindeck, Beastly Disruption
in the Market, and adding one more negate in the Market with Swift Refusal
There is literally nothing special about this deck. If it hadn't done so well, I probably would not have bothered with it. But it went 75% win rate through bottom D2 to Masters. **Update: You can see it in action during this match
It's basically a Jarrall Ascending
deck, 26 spells, including 8 negate options. One more in the Market. I chose Swift Refusal
, but I had considered Check-Raise
. Basically, I wanted to counter Spire Shadows
which I have faced way too often the last two weeks. Throne has been just awash with Spire, seemingly like 50% of the time. Whether it is or not, that's for DWD to decide.
I love card draw, so I went with cards that would fill my hand so that I'd find the counters to Spire. Things like Wisdom of the Elders
; Jotun Feast-Caller
; Sodi, Wingbreaker
doubling as removal, a big butt, and card draw; and Helio, the Skywinder
. Display of Survival
played the usual face Aegis and draw or slaughtering Spire when they flood the board with units. Ice Bolt
is just pretty decent removal that ignores Aegis.
The Market has Backlash
to pop Aegis and early access to a counter. Heavy Hail
for the Aggro matchups. You either win them or you lose them. Linrei's Codex
and Deep Freeze
play similar roles in stunning opposing units. Codex has the added benefit of card draw, but really... It's the flying that matters most there. Living Reflection
gives you a copy of whatever you need. Another Jarrall to do damage, Helio for more draw, or Maveloft Huntress
Like I said... it poops on Spire, and that was literally the only reason I made this deck.