Arena Standard - Jeskai Spirit Tribal Core 2020

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  • Deck contains 6 invalid cards for this format: Glacial Fortress (XLN), Clifftop Retreat (DOM), Sulfur Falls (DOM), Supreme Phantom (M19), Remorseful Cleric (M19), Revitalize (M19)
Main 60 cards (22 distinct)
Creature (18)
Instant, Sorcery, Enchantment, Artifact (22)
Land (20)

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Trying my hand at Jeskai Spirits. Started by wanting to play the Mythic Legendary Creature [[Kykar, Wind's Fury]] and also the amazing blue one drop [[Spectral Sailor]] quite possibly the best one drop from Magic Core Set 2020. Then I started adding pump spells such as [[Supreme Phantom]] at the two drop spot and [[Empyrean Eagle]] at the three drop spot.


This is a Tribal creature focused deck, so I'm playing my favorite new artifact from the core set [[Icon of Ancestry]] We name spirits and give all our creatures +1 +1 and can tap to search the top three cards of our library putting any spirit creatures in our hand. An amazing pump spell that allows us to draw our creatures for three colorless mana. We are currently running three of these, but it's so good you may want to run four.

[[Dungeon Geists]] is our four drop creature that also doubles as removal. By the time [[Dungeon Geists]] makes it to the board, we already have a [[Supreme Phantom]] or [[Icon of Ancestry]] in play making our Dungeon Geists a force to be reckoned with.

We run red mana in this build that allows us to play [[Kykar, Wind's Fury]] and take advantage of it's ability to make 1/1 spirits. Most all of our none creature spells are cards that give us card draw, so we always have a grip full of cards to take advange of Kykar's ability.

Speaking of draw spells, we are running the best new card draw card in the set. [[Winged Words]] This amazing card allows us to draw 2 cards for the low cost of only two mana.

In addition to Winged Words, we are also running [[Opt]] and [[Revitalize]] for card draw, and all these cards trigger [[Kykar, Wind's Fury]] ability to make flying spirit tokens, all of which get pumped from cards like Icon of Ancestry and Supreme phantom and let us not forget [[Empyrean Eagle]] also giving all our flyers +1 +1

The only red card we are playing, is our removal [[Flame Sweep]] which does 2 damage to all creatures other than our creatures, which are all flyers and immune to the effect of Flame Sweep.

We have also added a couple [[Unsummon]] and Warrant/Warden to our removal package. Warrant/Warden is an amazing Azure card that works as removal when needed and doubles as a 4/4 flyer with vigilance for heavy beats later in the match.

Finally we are running a [[Cavalier of Gales]] for no other reason than to have fun, and draw a grip full of cards.

Hope you gamers give this deck a try and be sure to check out some awesome gameplay over on my YouTube channel - TheTwelveBlades


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I've made a few adjustments, maybe ill post an updated decklist soon.
When this deck works, it really works. I'm enjoying it a lot.
Last Updated: 10 Jul 2019
Created: 10 Jul 2019
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