Browse > Home / Strategy / Articles / Modern Mayhem: Mardu is The New Jund!

Modern Mayhem: Mardu is The New Jund!


Loading Indicator

Gameplan

For Years Mardu was a color pair that many would try to make happen but would often fall short because of the powerful things in green. However, with the recent power bump in red, it's entirely possible green isn't needed anymore for a solid midrange gameplan. We're pretty much a Rakdos deck splashing white!

$ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00

With that in mind, we decided we'd play white as the answers are needed especially when we've started to see more Sanctifier en-Vec out of sideboards! Playing white gives us a clean answer to this hard-to-answer threat thanks to one of the sweetest new removal spells in Modern, Prismatic Ending. On top of that, we get access to Kaya's Guile a card I've been in love with since it's release. The card is so versatile and the perfect answer to many things in modern right now.  Not only does white give us powerful answers for our main deck, it gives us versatile sideboard hate for Blood Moon that is currently running rampant in the meta.

$ 0.00 $ 0.00

Conclusion

The deck is pretty solid but still needs a little bit of help against the Izzet tempo decks as they're able to attack us from multiple angles and have the best answers. I also think the manabase could use some help and might need a Sacred Foundry to fix our colors. I feel we need more things that also wreck the free spells deck as our clocks just aren't fast enough to close. I could see Deafening Silence as a way to help with the cascade match up and it's a card we can play again with Lurrus! I think Mardu can definitely be the new direction for midrange except we lose out on Wrenn and Six. I guess we'll just have to see if the loss matters moving forward! 

Thanks for watching and supporting the content!

If you ever want a deck to be made into a video feel free to leave a like, comment, Email, and subscribe to MTGGoldfish and MTGGoldfishCommander on Youtube!

-Your Friendly Neighborhood AsianAvenger

Twitter: @TheAsianAvenger || Twitch: twitch.tv/TheAsianAvenger || Email: theasianavenger@mtggoldfish.com



More in this Series

Show more ...


More on MTGGoldfish ...

Image for Modern Mayhem: Footsteps Reanimator modern mayhem
Modern Mayhem: Footsteps Reanimator

Time to follow in the Footsteps of The Goryos!

Aug 31 | by TheAsianAvenger
Image for Much Abrew: Zomb-ristocrat Massacre (Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Standard) much abrew about nothing
Much Abrew: Zomb-ristocrat Massacre (Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Standard)

Decay Zombies might not be great as creatures, but they are amazing sacrifice fodder! Can the combine with The Meathook Massacre to Leatherface some fools in Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Standard? Let's see!

Sep 24 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Rick & Morty x Smash Bros x John Wick x Jujutsu Kaisen | Commander Clash S11E07 commander clash
Rick & Morty x Smash Bros x John Wick x Jujutsu Kaisen | Commander Clash S11E07

The crew does Universes Beyond Commander Clash style, building decks themed on different non-Magic IPs.

Sep 24 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Vintage 101: Night to Day vintage 101
Vintage 101: Night to Day

Joe Dyer takes a look at Innistrad: Midnight Hunt for Vintage!

Sep 23 | by Joe Dyer

Layout Footer

Never miss important MTG news again!

All emails include an unsubscribe link. You may opt-out at any time. See our privacy policy.

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Twitch
  • Instagram
  • Tumblr
  • RSS
  • Email
  • Discord
  • YouTube

Price Preference

Default Price Switcher