How to Beat Burn

Get used to it: Burn is Modern’s premiere aggro deck. Although Affinity will always be Modern’s oldest and most consistently successful aggro strategy, Burn has actually raced ahead of Affinity as the aggro deck to beat in our format. As…

An Introduction to Stompy

Mean Green Machine Stompy is an archetype that’s been around almost as long as green creatures and pump spells have been around. The goal is simple: drop efficient creatures, make them bigger, and do lots of damage quickly. Sometimes there…

An Introduction to 8Rack

8Rack is a Modern monoblack discard deck created by Robert Leva — aka MemoryLapse on MTGSalvation — in 2013. Monoblack discard decks aren’t a new thing to Magic — Legacy has had the Pox archetype, which operates similarly, for ages,…