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On the Edge – Midweek Magic Event Guide and Decklists

This guide will contain everything you need to know about the Midweek Magic: On the Edge event, including rewards and our exclusive sample decklists.

This week’s Midweek Magic is On the Edge! This is an event where two Standard sets are taken out of the format, and only the three most recent sets (Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, Streets of New Capenna, and Dominaria United) are legal! What new decks can you brew with less than half the available sets?

Players can enter the event for free, win some free Rare Individual Card Rewards (ICRs) and a random cosmetic item on the third win. Below is everything you need to know about the event as well as the list of decks you can use for this event. Now updated with the new event details.


Event Details

Welcome to Midweek Magic! Each week, try out a different way to play MTG Arena!

Bring a 60-card deck using only cards from Kamigawa: Neon DynastyStreets of New Capenna, and Dominaria United. With only three Standard sets to work with, you’ll need cutting-edge strategies to find victory!

Find out more details about this and upcoming Midweek Magic events HERE.

  • Duration: October 4, 2022 @ 8:00 AM PST to October 6, 2022 @ 8:00 AM PST
  • FormatOn the Edge Standard
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Ends After: You can play as much as you like for the duration of the event.
  • Match Structure: Best of One matches (Bo1)

Event Rewards

WinsReward
1 WinRare Individual Card Reward (ICR)
2 WinsRare Individual Card Reward (ICR)
3 WinsOne Random Cosmetic Item

On the Edge Decklists (October 2022)

We have 10 new On the Edge decklists featuring the best cards from the limited card pool we are given!

On the Edge Mono White Aggro
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $107.88
Standard
best of 1
6 mythic
14 rare
12 uncommon
28 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (2)
Lands (24)
22
Plains
$5.50
60 Cards
$145.24

If you’re unsure what direction to take, Mono White is always a great option. With a brutal curve, you can easily get under any opponent.

On the Edge Mono Blue Tempo
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $57.89
Standard
best of 1
0 mythic
14 rare
8 uncommon
38 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Creatures (12)
4
Haughty Djinn
$21.96
4
Tolarian Terror
$5.96
Instants (25)
4
Spell Pierce
$1.00
4
Rona’s Vortex
$1.00
4
Impulse
$1.00
1
Negate
$0.25
4
Essence Scatter
$1.00
4
Make Disappear
$3.16
Sorceries (1)
1
Silver Scrutiny
$0.35
Enchantments (1)
Lands (21)
20
Island
$5.00
60 Cards
$71.82

Playing cheap threats and excellent interaction, Mono Blue Tempo will stop the opponent from doing anything meaningful then quickly end the game.

On the Edge Mono Black Aggro
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $280.39
Standard
best of 1
9 mythic
16 rare
8 uncommon
27 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (4)
Creatures (20)
4
Evolved Sleeper
$3.96
4
Cult Conscript
$1.00
3
Shakedown Heavy
$1.47
Instants (4)
4
Cut Down
$2.36
Sorceries (4)
4
Invoke Despair
$3.16
Enchantments (4)
Lands (24)
23
Swamp
$5.75
60 Cards
$346.36

One of the best decks in Bo1 Standard currently, Mono Black Aggro has powerful threats that are pushed through by awesome interaction.

On the Edge Mono Red Aggro
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $27.06
Standard
best of 1
0 mythic
18 rare
10 uncommon
32 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Instants (4)
Sorceries (4)
4
Strangle
$1.00
Enchantments (6)
2
Hammerhand
$0.50
Lands (23)
22
Mountain
$5.50
60 Cards
$28.64

Similar to Mono Black, Mono Red has an excellent curve and cheap interaction to end the game before the opponent can enact their game plan.

On the Edge Boros Reanimator
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $219.94
Standard
best of 1
12 mythic
19 rare
0 uncommon
29 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (4)
Creatures (16)
4
Ao, the Dawn Sky
$11.96
Sorceries (6)
2
Strangle
$0.50
4
Invoke Justice
$1.40
Artifacts (1)
Enchantments (8)
60 Cards
$291.28

Nearly a direct port from the MTGO Standard Challenge winning list, Boros Reanimator can play a solid midrange game plan that goes over other decks with Invoke Justice.

On the Edge Gruul Aggro
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $98.8
Standard
best of 1
1 mythic
24 rare
8 uncommon
27 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Instants (6)
2
Kami’s Flare
$0.50
Enchantments (8)
Lands (23)
6
Forest
$1.50
11
Mountain
$2.75
2
Racers’ Ring
$0.50
60 Cards
$126.6

Utilizing the best threats from Red and Green, Gruul looks to beat the opponent down with excellent threats.

On the Edge Orzhov Midrange
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $363.96
Standard
best of 1
9 mythic
22 rare
5 uncommon
24 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (6)
Instants (4)
4
Cut Down
$2.36
Sorceries (4)
4
Invoke Despair
$3.16
Artifacts (2)
Lands (26)
2
Plains
$0.50
11
Swamp
$2.75
4
Caves of Koilos
$1.96
3
Scoured Barrens
$0.75
60 Cards
$467.1

One of the best midrange decks before Standard rotation, Orzhov Midrange has the strengths of Mono Black coupled with the powerful Extraction Specialist package.

On the Edge Rakdos Anvil
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $204.29
Standard
best of 1
6 mythic
16 rare
6 uncommon
32 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (6)
Creatures (12)
4
Goldhound
$1.00
4
Virus Beetle
$1.00
Instants (5)
4
Voltage Surge
$1.00
1
Cut Down
$0.59
Artifacts (10)
4
Oni-Cult Anvil
$1.40
Enchantments (4)
60 Cards
$274.08

The best engine deck in Standard, Rakdos Anvil plays really long games as you slowly whittle away at the opponent’s life total.

On the Edge Selesnya Enchantments
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $76.33
Standard
best of 1
0 mythic
18 rare
19 uncommon
23 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Sorceries (4)
Lands (21)
5
Forest
$1.25
8
Plains
$2.00
60 Cards
$100.24

A deck functionally untouched by the format, Selesnya Enchantments is one of the best Bo1 decks that lost nearly nothing without the Innistrad sets.

On the Edge Esper Zur
by DoggertQBones
Buy on TCGplayer $242.45
Standard
best of 1
8 mythic
31 rare
10 uncommon
11 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (2)
Creatures (12)
1
Serra Paragon
$12.99
Instants (10)
4
Cut Down
$2.36
2
Rona’s Vortex
$0.50
4
Make Disappear
$3.16
Enchantments (10)
4
Leyline Binding
$59.96
60 Cards
$321.6

Likely the coolest deck you could play for the event, Esper Zur is half midrange, half wonky combo deck where you can make humongous creatures with Zur and Leyline Binding.


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Robert "DoggertQBones" Lee is the content manager of MTGAZone and a high ranked Arena player. He has one GP Top 8 and pioneered popular archetypes like UB 8 Shark, UB Yorion, and GW Company in Historic. Beyond Magic, his passions are writing and coaching! Join our community on
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