Magic the Gathering Standard Tournament Reports: Mono-Red

 

This Magic the Gathering article looks at Mon-Red’s place in Standard Tournaments.

Mono-red decks have been lighting up the Standard scene of late, with several wins and Top 8 appearances this month. Key cards include Incinerate, Galvanic Blast, and the perennial “burn” favorite, Grim Lavamancer.

According to Starcitygames.com, this example decklist Dan Jordan 1st place at a tournament in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2011-10-02 and features Innistrad newcomer, Stromkirk Noble:

Artifacts

  • 4 Shrine of Burning Rage

 

Creatures

  • 4 Chandra’s Phoenix
  • 4 Furnace Scamp
  • 3 Grim Lavamancer
  • 3 Manic Vandal
  • 4 Stormblood Berserker
  • 4 Stromkirk Noble

 

Instants

  • 4 Galvanic Blast
  • 4 Incinerate

 

Planeswalkers

  • 2 Koth of the Hammer

 

Sorceries

  • 2 Arc Trail

 

Basic Lands

  • 22 Mountain

 

Sideboard:

  • 2 Perilous Myr
  • 1 Hero of Oxid Ridge
  • 1 Manic Vandal
  • 4 Vulshok Refugee
  • 1 Manabarbs
  • 2 Dismember
  • 2 Koth of the Hammer
  • 2 Arc Trail

 

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