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Best Decks for the Explorer Metagame Challenge and Why

This weekend there's a special event on Magic Arena! With the release of Explorer on Arena last week, we’re now seeing the first Metagame Challenge for this new format instead of the usual Standard one.

Taking place from May 6th to May 9th, players will have a chance to play best-of-three matches to earn massive prizes if they’re able to go 7-0. Prizes vary depending on how well you finish, but metagame challenges have historically been a great means to fill out your collection or build new decks quickly. For the full event details, check out our guide:

Explorer Metagame Challenge Event Guide and 7 Win Decklists

With the format being so new and many players only used to playing best-of-one, today I’m going to look at the best decks for best-of-three along with some sleeper picks that can sneakily earn you...


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darthjacen

darthjacen has been playing Magic since Dark Ascension and plays Standard, Modern, Pioneer, and Limited. With a Grand Prix win in 2015 and an SCG Team Top 4 in 2019, he continues to pursue competitive Magic at every turn. You can follow him on Twitch and YouTube.

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