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Tiny Tuesday- Anafenza Aristocrats

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Last time that I posted an Anafenza deck I made the egregious error of not realizing that Karakas was banned in the format. I assure you that today's deck is 100% more legal.


The build that I present you today is a juxtaposition of a relatively recent Standard deck in Junk Arisocrats and a Modern combo that people still play consisting of a sacrifice outlet, Kitchen Finks, and Melira, Sylvok Outcast or Anafenza, Kin-Tree Spirit. This deck won't take as much strategic advantage of Anafenza, the Foremost as the other deck, but access to her will provide a solid beatdown plan. Here's the list:

This deck generates a lot of solid value on the back of cards like Liliana of the Veil, Dark Confidant, Eternal Witness, and Recurring Nightmare, and otherwise has access to a combo with a lot of interchangeable parts.

The tutors in the deck can find access to any missing link in the life combo chain, with Varolz serving as your green sacrifice outlet and Melira and Kitchen Finks fleshing out the combo. From here Blasting Station and Blood Artist can result in a kill, or if you have Station or Artist but not Finks you can substitute Safehold Elite.

Right now is a great window to pick up both Dark Confidant and Chord of Calling if you want to play this deck or something similar, with supply on Bobs being at an all time high and Chord of Calling being poised to steadily increase in value as we move further from the Magic 2015 printing and into a Modern format where a handful of decks play it alongside Collected Company.


While Bitterblossom was just reprinted, it also isn't doing a lot as a card. A bunch should be entering the market soon, and you'll probably be able to pick that card up cheaper if you wait at least until people sell theirs off from the thousands of Modern Masters limited decks worldwide this weekend.


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