U/R Pauper: Izzet

by Muktol on 13 January 2015

Main Deck (61 cards)

Sideboard (9 cards)

Instants (4)

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Deck Description

I loved "Nivix Cyclops" when it came out, and now that I had the time for it I wanted to built a pauper version around this guy.
The cost intensive cards (~1$ per card) here are Delver of Secrets, Distortion Strike and Rift Bolt

Like many players I first looked into magic with Eight Edition/ Mirrodin tough I didn't start to seriously play and collect until Innistrad. My cardpool is limited and ,though I did discover many new cards from blocks I didn't even know, my focus lies on modern legality. Thus modern-legal cards only where used to build this deck, though it doesn't mean I'm not open to other suggestions.

For our local playgroup we decided to use the pauper ban-list and each card that is available as common in a modern-legal pauper deck. For example the Mirrodin artefact lands are legal while Rancor and Cranial Plating aren't.

I have tested this deck some times using proxis. I'm open to all suggestions and ideas that may help to improve this deck.

With the bannings from January 2017 Gitaxian Probe had to be removed.

How to Play

This deck should be able to hit pretty hard especially if you manage to get "Delver of Secrets" out and transform him early.
If that doesn't work wait for "Nivix Cyclops", "Wee Dragonauts" or "Kiln Fiend"
and make them double striking, unblockable nightmares for your opponent.

Deck Tags

  • Pauper
  • Modern
  • Izzet
  • Aggro
  • Tested

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NOTE: Set by owner when deck was made.

Card Legality

  • Not Legal in Standard
  • Legal in Modern
  • Legal in Vintage
  • Legal in Legacy

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