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Jeskai Ascendancy on top again

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It's been talked about time and again, largely in relation to Modern and a potential banning. And it's not even a Delve card.

Yes, I'm talking about Jeskai Ascendancy. Also known as the central card in the combo deck that is once again sitting on top.

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This time it's Standard, and the deck is once again dominant, this time winning the latest Star City Games Open over the weekend.

Again we see an evolution of the deck, with this build looking a lot like an odd mix of the more general Jeskai deck running around, and throwing the combo in as well. It seems the shell is just that strong, and it can fit into a lot of different builds.

So what are your thoughts on this latest look? Is this poised to become the new face of Standard?

Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at QuietSpeculation.com and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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