Deck Archetypes

Explore a variety of common deck archetypes in Magic: The Gathering and check out their latest versions. The decks are grouped by their strategy, what kinds of cards are used and how the deck tries to win. For an explanation on how the decks are named, check out these guides on MTG Meta:


Standard

standard
16 Sep 2021 - 18 Jan 2022
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vs
mono-green aggro
vs
izzet turns
vs
mono-white aggro
vs
izzet dragons ️
vs
dimir control
vs
temur aggro
vs
jund midrange
vs
grixis turns
vs
azorius control
vs
mono-black control
vs
orzhov midrange
vs
gruul werewolves
vs
esper control
vs
sultai midrange
mono-green aggro
17.83% metagame
7979 matches
global 54.1% [53%-55.2%]
-
58.0%
1743 matches
41.0%
1524 matches
61.6%
778 matches
57.6%
283 matches
52.8%
379 matches
51.8%
276 matches
55.1%
323 matches
61.8%
220 matches
51.9%
181 matches
47.0%
164 matches
68.7%
147 matches
52.9%
87 matches
47.1%
136 matches
mono-green aggro
17.83% metagame
7979 matches
global 54.1% [53%-55.2%]
izzet turns
16.45% metagame
7473 matches
global 52.3% [51.2%-53.4%]
42.0%
1743 matches
-
49.8%
1512 matches
57.3%
641 matches
59.5%
306 matches
43.2%
257 matches
43.1%
311 matches
59.2%
211 matches
60.6%
175 matches
69.7%
155 matches
68.7%
230 matches
37.7%
106 matches
50.5%
95 matches
50.0%
110 matches
izzet turns
16.45% metagame
7473 matches
global 52.3% [51.2%-53.4%]
mono-white aggro
14.32% metagame
6750 matches
global 54.0% [52.8%-55.2%]
59.0%
1524 matches
50.2%
1512 matches
-
51.4%
591 matches
57.3%
246 matches
52.7%
256 matches
47.5%
297 matches
49.5%
196 matches
54.7%
139 matches
52.9%
136 matches
38.3%
175 matches
51.3%
76 matches
58.1%
86 matches
54.9%
71 matches
mono-white aggro
14.32% metagame
6750 matches
global 54.0% [52.8%-55.2%]
izzet dragons ️
7.48% metagame
3635 matches
global 47.1% [45.5%-48.7%]
38.4%
778 matches
42.7%
641 matches
48.6%
591 matches
-
48.5%
97 matches
49.0%
208 matches
33.6%
110 matches
50.0%
108 matches
44.4%
81 matches
57.4%
61 matches
71.1%
45 matches
47.1%
70 matches
51.5%
33 matches
56.7%
60 matches
izzet dragons ️
7.48% metagame
3635 matches
global 47.1% [45.5%-48.7%]
dimir control
3.67% metagame
1603 matches
global 43.9% [41.5%-46.4%]
42.4%
283 matches
40.5%
306 matches
42.7%
246 matches
51.5%
97 matches
-
28.9%
45 matches
41.3%
46 matches
28.6%
42 matches
46.4%
28 matches
45.8%
24 matches
45.7%
35 matches
28.6%
28 matches
50.0%
28 matches
44.0%
25 matches
dimir control
3.67% metagame
1603 matches
global 43.9% [41.5%-46.4%]
temur aggro
3.21% metagame
1619 matches
global 52.7% [50.3%-55.1%]
47.2%
379 matches
56.8%
257 matches
47.3%
256 matches
51.0%
208 matches
71.1%
45 matches
-
32.0%
50 matches
51.1%
47 matches
83.3%
30 matches
44.4%
18 matches
40.0%
5 matches
56.3%
16 matches
76.5%
17 matches
53.8%
26 matches
temur aggro
3.21% metagame
1619 matches
global 52.7% [50.3%-55.1%]
jund midrange
3.11% metagame
1619 matches
global 54.8% [52.4%-57.2%]
48.2%
276 matches
56.9%
311 matches
52.5%
297 matches
66.4%
110 matches
58.7%
46 matches
68.0%
50 matches
-
48.6%
37 matches
73.3%
30 matches
28.0%
25 matches
37.2%
43 matches
41.7%
12 matches
76.7%
30 matches
35.0%
20 matches
jund midrange
3.11% metagame
1619 matches
global 54.8% [52.4%-57.2%]
grixis turns
2.64% metagame
1298 matches
global 48.2% [45.5%-50.9%]
44.9%
323 matches
40.8%
211 matches
50.5%
196 matches
50.0%
108 matches
71.4%
42 matches
48.9%
47 matches
51.4%
37 matches
-
50.0%
32 matches
44.0%
25 matches
41.7%
24 matches
42.9%
14 matches
57.1%
14 matches
47.1%
17 matches
grixis turns
2.64% metagame
1298 matches
global 48.2% [45.5%-50.9%]
azorius control
2.17% metagame
1017 matches
global 44.1% [41%-47.1%]
38.2%
220 matches
39.4%
175 matches
45.3%
139 matches
55.6%
81 matches
53.6%
28 matches
16.7%
30 matches
26.7%
30 matches
50.0%
32 matches
-
52.2%
23 matches
71.4%
14 matches
41.2%
17 matches
44.4%
9 matches
56.3%
16 matches
azorius control
2.17% metagame
1017 matches
global 44.1% [41%-47.1%]
mono-black control
1.79% metagame
920 matches
global 46.6% [43.4%-49.9%]
48.1%
181 matches
30.3%
155 matches
47.1%
136 matches
42.6%
61 matches
54.2%
24 matches
55.6%
18 matches
72.0%
25 matches
56.0%
25 matches
47.8%
23 matches
-
52.9%
17 matches
62.5%
16 matches
36.4%
11 matches
33.3%
12 matches
mono-black control
1.79% metagame
920 matches
global 46.6% [43.4%-49.9%]
orzhov midrange
1.76% metagame
981 matches
global 49.9% [46.8%-53.1%]
53.0%
164 matches
31.3%
230 matches
61.7%
175 matches
28.9%
45 matches
54.3%
35 matches
60.0%
5 matches
62.8%
43 matches
58.3%
24 matches
28.6%
14 matches
47.1%
17 matches
-
55.6%
9 matches
46.7%
15 matches
33.3%
6 matches
orzhov midrange
1.76% metagame
981 matches
global 49.9% [46.8%-53.1%]
gruul werewolves
1.47% metagame
735 matches
global 48.8% [45.2%-52.5%]
31.3%
147 matches
62.3%
106 matches
48.7%
76 matches
52.9%
70 matches
71.4%
28 matches
43.8%
16 matches
58.3%
12 matches
57.1%
14 matches
58.8%
17 matches
37.5%
16 matches
44.4%
9 matches
-
60.0%
5 matches
27.3%
11 matches
gruul werewolves
1.47% metagame
735 matches
global 48.8% [45.2%-52.5%]
esper control
1.21% metagame
576 matches
global 46.5% [42.5%-50.6%]
47.1%
87 matches
49.5%
95 matches
41.9%
86 matches
48.5%
33 matches
50.0%
28 matches
23.5%
17 matches
23.3%
30 matches
42.9%
14 matches
55.6%
9 matches
63.6%
11 matches
53.3%
15 matches
40.0%
5 matches
-
57.1%
7 matches
esper control
1.21% metagame
576 matches
global 46.5% [42.5%-50.6%]
sultai midrange
1.18% metagame
649 matches
global 50.4% [46.5%-54.2%]
52.9%
136 matches
50.0%
110 matches
45.1%
71 matches
43.3%
60 matches
56.0%
25 matches
46.2%
26 matches
65.0%
20 matches
52.9%
17 matches
43.8%
16 matches
66.7%
12 matches
66.7%
6 matches
72.7%
11 matches
42.9%
7 matches
-
sultai midrange
1.18% metagame
649 matches
global 50.4% [46.5%-54.2%]
vs
mono-green aggro
vs
izzet turns
vs
mono-white aggro
vs
izzet dragons ️
vs
dimir control
vs
temur aggro
vs
jund midrange
vs
grixis turns
vs
azorius control
vs
mono-black control
vs
orzhov midrange
vs
gruul werewolves
vs
esper control
vs
sultai midrange

Historic

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vs
jeskai control
vs
jund food
vs
simic merfolk
vs
orzhov auras
vs
izzet phoenix
vs
selesnya company
vs
mono-white humans
vs
abzan humans
vs
rakdos arcanist
vs
gruul aggro
vs
mono-red aggro
vs
5c niv-mizzet
vs
dragonstorm
vs
dimir control
vs
azorius auras
vs
jeskai creativity
vs
mono-black aggro
vs
azorius control
jeskai control
20.95% metagame
966 matches
global 51.0% [47.9%-54.2%]
-
59.0%
195 matches
25.0%
44 matches
50.0%
60 matches
62.2%
45 matches
56.1%
41 matches
40.7%
54 matches
30.5%
59 matches
43.5%
46 matches
51.5%
33 matches
58.3%
24 matches
42.3%
26 matches
52.6%
19 matches
33.3%
18 matches
53.3%
15 matches
63.6%
11 matches
52.9%
17 matches
50.0%
12 matches
jeskai control
20.95% metagame
966 matches
global 51.0% [47.9%-54.2%]
jund food
13.44% metagame
708 matches
global 54.1% [50.4%-57.7%]
41.0%
195 matches
-
58.0%
50 matches
50.0%
28 matches
52.8%
36 matches
63.0%
27 matches
63.9%
36 matches
60.6%
33 matches
58.6%
29 matches
48.0%
25 matches
62.5%
8 matches
80.0%
20 matches
33.3%
12 matches
68.8%
16 matches
76.9%
13 matches
60.0%
5 matches
42.9%
7 matches
66.7%
9 matches
jund food
13.44% metagame
708 matches
global 54.1% [50.4%-57.7%]
simic merfolk
4.43% metagame
248 matches
global 52.8% [46.6%-58.9%]
75.0%
44 matches
42.0%
50 matches
-
33.3%
9 matches
71.4%
7 matches
13.3%
15 matches
60.0%
10 matches
63.6%
11 matches
25.0%
4 matches
37.5%
8 matches
75.0%
4 matches
100.0%
2 matches
-
0.0%
2 matches
100.0%
3 matches
71.4%
7 matches
100.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
simic merfolk
4.43% metagame
248 matches
global 52.8% [46.6%-58.9%]
orzhov auras
3.95% metagame
243 matches
global 54.7% [48.4%-60.9%]
50.0%
60 matches
50.0%
28 matches
66.7%
9 matches
-
36.8%
19 matches
60.0%
5 matches
42.9%
7 matches
75.0%
4 matches
70.0%
10 matches
25.0%
4 matches
50.0%
4 matches
63.6%
11 matches
66.7%
6 matches
50.0%
2 matches
54.5%
11 matches
100.0%
1 matches
44.4%
9 matches
75.0%
4 matches
orzhov auras
3.95% metagame
243 matches
global 54.7% [48.4%-60.9%]
izzet phoenix
3.95% metagame
223 matches
global 48.9% [42.4%-55.4%]
37.8%
45 matches
47.2%
36 matches
28.6%
7 matches
63.2%
19 matches
-
45.5%
11 matches
42.9%
7 matches
66.7%
3 matches
33.3%
6 matches
75.0%
4 matches
50.0%
4 matches
14.3%
7 matches
37.5%
8 matches
100.0%
1 matches
44.4%
9 matches
100.0%
1 matches
57.1%
7 matches
0.0%
2 matches
izzet phoenix
3.95% metagame
223 matches
global 48.9% [42.4%-55.4%]
selesnya company
3.72% metagame
202 matches
global 54.5% [47.6%-61.2%]
43.9%
41 matches
37.0%
27 matches
86.7%
15 matches
40.0%
5 matches
54.5%
11 matches
-
28.6%
7 matches
81.8%
11 matches
100.0%
1 matches
66.7%
6 matches
75.0%
4 matches
33.3%
3 matches
100.0%
2 matches
60.0%
5 matches
66.7%
3 matches
37.5%
8 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
selesnya company
3.72% metagame
202 matches
global 54.5% [47.6%-61.2%]
mono-white humans
3.48% metagame
204 matches
global 54.4% [47.6%-61.1%]
59.3%
54 matches
36.1%
36 matches
40.0%
10 matches
57.1%
7 matches
57.1%
7 matches
71.4%
7 matches
-
37.5%
8 matches
62.5%
8 matches
50.0%
6 matches
0.0%
2 matches
100.0%
3 matches
-
66.7%
3 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
4 matches
100.0%
1 matches
66.7%
6 matches
mono-white humans
3.48% metagame
204 matches
global 54.4% [47.6%-61.1%]
abzan humans
2.93% metagame
179 matches
global 57.5% [50.2%-64.5%]
69.5%
59 matches
39.4%
33 matches
36.4%
11 matches
25.0%
4 matches
33.3%
3 matches
18.2%
11 matches
62.5%
8 matches
-
50.0%
2 matches
33.3%
3 matches
50.0%
4 matches
0.0%
2 matches
-
66.7%
3 matches
-
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
33.3%
3 matches
abzan humans
2.93% metagame
179 matches
global 57.5% [50.2%-64.5%]
rakdos arcanist
2.85% metagame
163 matches
global 49.1% [41.5%-56.7%]
56.5%
46 matches
41.4%
29 matches
75.0%
4 matches
30.0%
10 matches
66.7%
6 matches
0.0%
1 matches
37.5%
8 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
0.0%
4 matches
50.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
3 matches
33.3%
3 matches
0.0%
1 matches
66.7%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
rakdos arcanist
2.85% metagame
163 matches
global 49.1% [41.5%-56.7%]
gruul aggro
2.69% metagame
159 matches
global 51.6% [43.9%-59.2%]
48.5%
33 matches
52.0%
25 matches
62.5%
8 matches
75.0%
4 matches
25.0%
4 matches
33.3%
6 matches
50.0%
6 matches
66.7%
3 matches
100.0%
4 matches
-
50.0%
6 matches
0.0%
2 matches
-
100.0%
3 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
2 matches
33.3%
3 matches
100.0%
3 matches
gruul aggro
2.69% metagame
159 matches
global 51.6% [43.9%-59.2%]
mono-red aggro
1.98% metagame
99 matches
global 46.5% [37%-56.2%]
41.7%
24 matches
37.5%
8 matches
25.0%
4 matches
50.0%
4 matches
50.0%
4 matches
25.0%
4 matches
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
4 matches
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
6 matches
-
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
50.0%
2 matches
mono-red aggro
1.98% metagame
99 matches
global 46.5% [37%-56.2%]
5c niv-mizzet
1.90% metagame
109 matches
global 44.0% [35.1%-53.4%]
57.7%
26 matches
20.0%
20 matches
0.0%
2 matches
36.4%
11 matches
85.7%
7 matches
66.7%
3 matches
0.0%
3 matches
100.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
0.0%
3 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
5c niv-mizzet
1.90% metagame
109 matches
global 44.0% [35.1%-53.4%]
dragonstorm
1.42% metagame
86 matches
global 51.2% [40.8%-61.4%]
47.4%
19 matches
66.7%
12 matches
-
33.3%
6 matches
62.5%
8 matches
0.0%
2 matches
-
-
0.0%
1 matches
-
0.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
-
66.7%
6 matches
-
33.3%
6 matches
-
dragonstorm
1.42% metagame
86 matches
global 51.2% [40.8%-61.4%]
dimir control
1.34% metagame
80 matches
global 46.3% [35.7%-57.1%]
66.7%
18 matches
31.3%
16 matches
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
40.0%
5 matches
33.3%
3 matches
33.3%
3 matches
0.0%
3 matches
0.0%
3 matches
0.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
-
-
-
-
-
dimir control
1.34% metagame
80 matches
global 46.3% [35.7%-57.1%]
azorius auras
1.34% metagame
86 matches
global 40.7% [30.9%-51.3%]
46.7%
15 matches
23.1%
13 matches
0.0%
3 matches
45.5%
11 matches
55.6%
9 matches
33.3%
3 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
66.7%
3 matches
0.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
100.0%
3 matches
33.3%
6 matches
-
-
-
-
-
azorius auras
1.34% metagame
86 matches
global 40.7% [30.9%-51.3%]
jeskai creativity
1.34% metagame
79 matches
global 50.6% [39.8%-61.4%]
36.4%
11 matches
40.0%
5 matches
28.6%
7 matches
0.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
62.5%
8 matches
0.0%
4 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
-
-
-
-
0.0%
2 matches
jeskai creativity
1.34% metagame
79 matches
global 50.6% [39.8%-61.4%]
mono-black aggro
1.19% metagame
78 matches
global 53.8% [42.9%-64.5%]
47.1%
17 matches
57.1%
7 matches
0.0%
1 matches
55.6%
9 matches
42.9%
7 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
33.3%
3 matches
66.7%
3 matches
-
100.0%
1 matches
66.7%
6 matches
-
-
-
-
50.0%
2 matches
mono-black aggro
1.19% metagame
78 matches
global 53.8% [42.9%-64.5%]
azorius control
1.19% metagame
61 matches
global 42.6% [31%-55.1%]
50.0%
12 matches
33.3%
9 matches
50.0%
2 matches
25.0%
4 matches
100.0%
2 matches
-
33.3%
6 matches
66.7%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
-
-
-
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
azorius control
1.19% metagame
61 matches
global 42.6% [31%-55.1%]
vs
jeskai control
vs
jund food
vs
simic merfolk
vs
orzhov auras
vs
izzet phoenix
vs
selesnya company
vs
mono-white humans
vs
abzan humans
vs
rakdos arcanist
vs
gruul aggro
vs
mono-red aggro
vs
5c niv-mizzet
vs
dragonstorm
vs
dimir control
vs
azorius auras
vs
jeskai creativity
vs
mono-black aggro
vs
azorius control