Deck Overview- Standard Boros Tokens

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With control decks rising to the top at the Pro Tour and taking down the known aggressive decks along the way, it's time for the aggressive decks to adapt. The power of vehicles have forced controlling decks to mostly feature one-for-one removal spells, and as such aggressive two-for-ones are well-positioned. Sam Black took advantage of this dynamic and took a token-heavy aggressive deck to the finals of the Standard Classic in Milwaukee:

Servo Exhibition isn't exactly a great card, but against a do-nothing control deck that has few if any sweepers, especially in conjunction with Reckless Bushwhacker. The most common way for a control deck to gain life is Blessed Alliance, and having a lot of tokens is a great hedge against that card. Fumigate is definitely better against a deck like this than Vehicles, though Gideon, Ally of Zendikar gives you plenty of play against sweepers.

This deck does a great job of hitting the holes in the current format, though as it becomes more popular I expect to see adaptations around it. An uptick in Kozilek's Return is definitely problematic for this deck, though Scrapheap Scrounger, Smuggler's Copter, and Gideon help you beat just about anything. If you're looking for a fast, resilient beatdown deck and you're not into Haunted Dead, this is a great list.

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