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Standard Grixis Midrange Premium Deck Guide – Building and Playing Standard’s Best Deck

Grixis has cemented itself as the best deck, but the way to build it is still up in the air! Let Magic's GOAT, PVDDR, show you the best way to build Grixis, the best practices for playing it, and why you should pick it up!

Ever since Nathan Steuer won the World Championship with Grixis Midrange, it has become the "deck to beat" in Standard. I don't think it's much better than Esper or Mono-Black - I would say they are quite close in power level and each might be better for a different metagame, but there's no denying that it's the most popular of the midrange decks, and it's also had the most success in recent tournaments. Even if you don't want to play the deck, ...


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Paulo Vitor "PVDDR" Damo da Rosa has been a professional Magic: the Gathering player and writer for over 20 years. He was Player of the Year in 2017, World Champion in 2020, and is tied for most Top Finishes in history with 17. He will play whichever decks he thinks are the best, but his favorite style is aggro-control. Other than Magic, PV is also a fan of watching TV shows, reading fantasy novels and playing several other games such as Bridge, LoL, TFT, Storybook Brawl, Baldur's Gate 2 and Diablo 2.

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