Arena Standard - Gruul Ramp

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With this deck you will try to ramp as fast as possible with the [[Llanowar Elves]] and the [[Paradise Druid]], ideally casting a [[Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner]] on turn 2 and then [[Gruul Spellbreaker]] with counters and/or the [[Rekindling Phoenix]] for immediate aggression/blockage and card advantage. If you are lucky in the next turn can cast [[Sarkhan the Masterless]] and start dealing damage with [[Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner]] or create a dragon token.

For removal you have the [[Lightning Strike]], [[Lava Coil]], [[Domri, Anarch of Bolas]] or the [[Ravager Wurm]] that deal with annoying creatures like [[Ajani's Pridemate]] or [[Wildgrowth Walker]]. For flying creatures, beside the previous cards you also have [[Kraul Harpooner]].

To deal with enchantments i only added one card to the main, the [[Thrashing Brontodon]], but you can also use the [[Blast Zone]]. So, if you are facing a deck with a lot of enchantments you are in an tough spot.

This deck is mostly build for Bo1 but i added a sideboard if you want to play Bo3.

To deal with the swarming RDW presence on the meta i added the [[Zhur-Taa Goblin]], [[Thorn Lieutenant]], and [[Gruul Spellbreaker]] to provide you with cheap blockers in order to exhaust all the red sources so you can survive the early game and maybe cast a [[Pelakka Wurm]] to end the game. Or make them taste their own poison and cast a [[Fiery Cannonade]].

For control decks, the [[Zhur-Taa Goblin]], [[Rhythm of the Wild]], [[Domri, Anarch of Bolas]], [[Cindervines]] and [[Gruul Spellbreaker]] will be your main weapons.

For removal decks, the card advantage of [[Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner]] and [[Shapers' Sanctuary]] should provide you with fast replacements for what you have lost.

For stompy decks you will have to burn their ramp if you can, and as the game drags most of their creatures will soon surpass yours so use your flying creatures or throw a [[Ghalta, Primal Hunger]] in their way.

Added the [[Fiery Cannonade]] for weenie decks that will make your life miserable.

The [[Forced Landing]] card serves multipurpose since they deal with big flying creatures that [[Kraul Harpooner]] can't deal or recurring flyers like [[Rekindling Phoenix]] or the pesky [[God-Eternal Kefnet]].

The last but not the least the [[Ugin, the Ineffable]] planeswalker will help you deal with any colored permanents or simply create a endless supply of 2/2 that later will transform in card advantage.

The situation that the sideboard doesn't cover properly is recursion, only [[God-Eternal Rhonas]] "provides" that so i added other possibilities in the "Maybeboard".
Tune this deck to your liking and have fun!



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Last Updated: 31 May 2019
Created: 30 May 2019
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Mainboard - 60 cards (22 distinct)

Creature (24)
Instant, Sorcery, Enchantment, Artifact (5)
Land (24)
Planeswalker (7)

Sideboard - 15 cards (9 distinct)


Maybeboard - 5 cards (3 distinct)

Main/Sideboard Rarity Count
10 16 20 6 0
2 7 6 0 0

Mainboard - 60 cards (22 distinct)

1 Ripjaw Raptor
1 Thrashing Brontodon
4 Rekindling Phoenix
4 Llanowar Elves
1 Pelakka Wurm
1 Thorn Lieutenant
3 Kraul Harpooner
4 Gruul Spellbreaker
1 Ravager Wurm
3 Paradise Druid
1 God-Eternal Rhonas
3 Lightning Strike
2 Lava Coil
1 Field of Ruin
4 Rootbound Crag
8 Forest
4 Stomping Ground
1 Blast Zone
6 Mountain
3 Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner
2 Sarkhan the Masterless
2 Domri, Anarch of Bolas

Sideboard - 15 cards (9 distinct)

1 Ghalta, Primal Hunger
4 Zhur-Taa Goblin
1 Shapers' Sanctuary
2 Fiery Cannonade
2 Cindervines
1 Rhythm of the Wild
2 Forced Landing
1 Ugin, the Ineffable
1 Sarkhan the Masterless

Maybeboard - 5 cards (3 distinct)

2 Gaea's Blessing
2 Finale of Devastation
1 Mobilized District

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