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On The Edge – Midweek Magic Event Guide and Decklists – March 2022

This week’s Midweek Magic is On the Edge! This is an event that’s most similar to the Standard 2021 and 2022 events of the past where half of the Standard legal sets are taken out of the format! What new decks can you brew with only hald 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 the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, Innistrad: Crimson Vow, and Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty. With only three 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: March 29, 2022 @ 8:00 AM PST to March 31, 2022 @ 8:00 AM PST
  • Format: On the Edge
  • 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 (March 2022)

Mono White Aggro – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
8 mythic
22 rare
6 uncommon
24 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (4)
Instants (2)
2
Valorous Stance
$0.50
Enchantments (4)
Lands (24)
22
Plains
$5.50
60 Cards
$267.44

Like any other Standard format, Mono White Aggro is not just something you could always play, but quite a good option here!

Mono Black Zombies – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
4 mythic
17 rare
12 uncommon
27 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Instants (6)
4
Infernal Grasp
$3.16
Sorceries (4)
4
Invoke Despair
$1.96
Artifacts (1)
Enchantments (4)
Lands (24)
23
Swamp
$5.75
60 Cards
$68.56

Between the Zombie synergies and the great curve, Mono Black Zombies seems like a very strong option for the event.

Mono Red Aggro – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
9 mythic
9 rare
16 uncommon
26 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (3)
Instants (4)
4
Play with Fire
$7.96
Sorceries (3)
Enchantments (4)
Lands (23)
21
Mountain
$5.25
60 Cards
$166.48

Like Mono White Aggro, Mono Red Aggro is a staple in most Standard formats and most of the best cards for the archetype were in the past few sets!

Mono Green Aggro – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
5 mythic
19 rare
6 uncommon
30 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Instants (4)
Sorceries (3)
Artifacts (2)
Lands (24)
22
Forest
$5.50
60 Cards
$106.14

Although many of the best cards aren’t in the past few sets for Mono Green, you still have a great curve and high card quality.

Selesnya Enchantments – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
4 mythic
21 rare
14 uncommon
21 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
60 Cards
$160.22

Selesnya Enchantments is a fantastic archetype in Bo1 and this deck loses absolutely nothing from having access to fewer sets!

Gruul Werewolves – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
4 mythic
18 rare
16 uncommon
22 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (4)
Instants (4)
4
Abrade
$1.00
Enchantments (4)
Lands (24)
9
Forest
$2.25
5
Mountain
$1.25
4
Rockfall Vale
$9.96
60 Cards
$75.28

Similar to Enchantments, Gruul Werewolves is a powerful archetype that has most of it’s cards concentrated in the Innistrad block!

Simic Ramp – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
11 mythic
14 rare
14 uncommon
21 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (8)
4
Tamiyo, Compleated Sage
{G/U/P}
$9.16
4
Wrenn and Seven
$67.96
Creatures (13)
Instants (4)
4
Fading Hope
$5.16
Sorceries (4)
Enchantments (8)
Lands (23)
9
Forest
$2.25
4
Island
$1.00
4
Thornwood Falls
$1.00
60 Cards
$176.46

If you like going big with your decks, Simic Ramp is the way to go! Play a bunch of mana, cast Storm the Festival, overrun the opponent!

Izzet Delver – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
0 mythic
22 rare
18 uncommon
20 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Creatures (16)
Instants (21)
3
Spell Pierce
$0.75
4
Consider
$13.96
4
Play with Fire
$7.96
4
Fading Hope
$5.16
4
Memory Deluge
$7.96
Lands (23)
8
Island
$2.00
4
Mountain
$1.00
60 Cards
$166.64

If tempo decks are more your jam, you can’t do any better than Delver! Cheap threats and cheap interaction is a great way to go!

Rakdos Anvil – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
5 mythic
10 rare
16 uncommon
29 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Creatures (14)
4
Fell Stinger
$1.40
Instants (8)
4
Voltage Surge
$1.00
4
Infernal Grasp
$3.16
Artifacts (9)
1
Blood Fountain
$0.29
4
Oni-Cult Anvil
$1.00
Enchantments (7)
Lands (22)
6
Mountain
$1.50
6
Swamp
$1.50
4
Bloodfell Caves
$1.00
4
Haunted Ridge
$63.96
60 Cards
$370.96

Rakdos Anvil is one of the best decks in Standard right now and you get to keep most of the cards for the event!

Esper Superfriends – On the Edge
by DoggertQBones
Standard
best of 1
14 mythic
29 rare
4 uncommon
13 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (11)
4
Kaito Shizuki
$43.96
Creatures (4)
Sorceries (5)
2
Farewell
$13.98
Artifacts (3)
Enchantments (3)
Lands (25)
1
Island
$0.25
3
Plains
$0.75
3
Swamp
$0.75
2
Evolving Wilds
$0.50
4
Deserted Beach
$51.96
4
Shipwreck Marsh
$13.96
60 Cards
$686.8

For the final deck of the event, we have to go full Control! Esper Superfriends plays the best removal and planeswalkers that Esper can provide.


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