Arena Standard - 👮HOW TO BEAT CONTROL👮 Counter Control

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5 23 7 25
Main 60 cards (21 distinct)
Instant, Sorcery, Enchantment, Artifact (23)
Creature (5)
Planeswalker (7)
Land (25)
Side 15 cards (7 distinct)

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With turn 4 shatter the sky midrange decks are non-existent and aggro decks must execute flawlessly to beat control decks or any deck with shatter the sky and Elspeth Conqoures death for that matter. Does this leave us with only one option, a counter control, control deck? LOOL makes sense, let's just move on! This means the only threats we need to deal with are Dream Trawler... Elspeth Conqoures Death is annoying as well however without a threat to bring back its not an issue! This deck has countless ways to deal with not only Dream Trawler but most other threats Control decks are using right now! If it does turn out to be an aggro match we can easily sideboard to flex on our opponent! Below are some tips on how to play against control decks to maximize your value while reducing theirs!


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Last Updated: 25 Mar 2020
Created: 25 Mar 2020
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