An Esper Control for Theros: Beyond Death arena standard. Based on using instant speed counterspells to disrupt the opponent, then finishing with [[Liliana, Dreadhorde General]].
- [[Agonizing Remorse]]: Cheap hand control attached to graveyard hate.
- [[Ashiok, Nightmare Muse]]: Creates a blocker, along with bounce removal and hand control. Ultimate is decent for finishing games.
- [[Erebos's Intervention]]: Powerful removal and life gain, while also being useful in both the early and late game. Bonus graveyard hate.
- [[Kunoros, Hound of Athreos]]: Great stats on a vigilance, menace, lifelink creature, that can deal with escape, jump-start. etc.
- [[Thassa's Intervention]]: Flexible counter spell and card draw. Replacing [[Chemister's Insight]].
- [[The Birth of Meletis]]: Curves nicely into [[Teferi, Time Raveler]] and can save you from getting land screwed, with a blocker for [[Teferi, Time Raveler]] and life gain.
- [[Temple of Deceit]]: Dual colored land with scry. Only running two since it enters tapped, but may add more.
- [[Heliod's Intervention]]: Helps deal with enchantment heavy decks.
- [[Murderous Rider]]: A body with life gain which has an adventure which destroys creatures and additionally planes-walkers.
- [[Absorb]]: Cheap counter spell which also has life gain attached. May swap out for [[Sinister Sabotage]].
- [[Mortify]]: A [[Murder]] which can destroy enchantments in addition to creatures.
- [[Kaya's Wrath]]: Powerful sweeper with life gain.
- [[Liliana, Dreadhorde General]]: Can deal with up to 2 opponent creatures, draws you cards, and can make blockers— while additionally being an amazing finisher.
- [[Narset, Parter of Veils]]: Really great for keeping your opponents hand empty and pulling your counter spells out.
- [[Teferi, Time Raveler]]: Card draw attached to bounce removal, while also disabling instants and flash creatures.
- [[Thought Erasure]]: Allows you to see the opponents resources, and discard any key spells they’re holding. Bonus surveil.
- [[Cry of the Carnarium]]: Cheap sweeper which can deal with [[Cauldron Familiar]].
- [[Dovin's Veto]]: Can counter non-creatures for a cheaper cost, while also being nice in a control mirror.
- [[Enter the God-Eternals]]: Life gain, board pressure, mill, and removal.
- [[Tyrant's Scorn]]: Cheap early game removal for aggro decks.