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Archetypes

This section completes the introduction to deckbuilding (to come soon) and offers archetypes that have proven themselves in tournaments or offer a unique style of play.

Adeliz, the Cinder Wind

Adeliz, the Cinder Wind

Tempo

Aminatou, the Fateshifter

Aminatou, the Fateshifter

Prison

Arcades, the Strategist

Arcades, the Strategist

Tempo

Doran the Siege Tower

Doran, the Siege Tower

Rock

Galazeth Prismari

Galazeth Prismari

Draw Go

Golos, Tireless Pilgrim

Golos, Tireless Pilgrim

Non-Blue Midrange

Grenzo, Dungeon Warden

Grenzo, Dungeon Warden

Linear Aggro

Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis

Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis

Wave Combo

Isamaru, Hound of Konda

Isamaru, Hound of Konda

Swarm

Kelsien, the Plague

Kelsien, the Plague

Swarm

Kess, Dissident Mage

Kess, Dissident Mage

Draw Go

Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy

Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy

Traditional Combo

Magda, Brazen Outlaw

Magda, Brazen Outlaw

Creatures-Combo

Miara,Thorn of the Glade

Miara / Tevesh

Non-Blue Midrange

Minsc, Beloved Ranger

Minsc, Beloved Ranger

Creatures-Combo

Niv Mizzet Reborn

Niv Mizzet Reborn

Non-Blue Midrange

Octavia, Living Thesis

Octavia, Living Thesis

Control

Orvar, the All-Form

Orvar, the All-Form

Control-Combo

Will Kenrith

Rowan and Will Kenrith

Big Spell

The Gitrog Monster

The Gitrog Monster

Control-Combo

The Omenkeel

The Omenkeel

Tempo

Titania, Protector of Argoth

Titania, Protector of Argoth

Aggro Voltron

Venser, Shaper Savant

Venser, Shaper Savant

Tempo

The format changes every two months, and sometimes commanders are removed from the list of legal cards in the format. Some of these commanders themselves defined a deck whose structure is difficult to transpose. These are available in this subsection: Banned decks.