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Standard Mono Black Aggro Premium Deck Guide – Mono Black Is Back

Mono Black struggled post The Meathook Massacre ban, but PVDDR thinks it's back and better than ever! Find out the key cards that have reinvigorated the archetype and why it may be one of the best decks in Standard right now!

In the previous format, I wasn't a big fan of Mono-Black because I felt like you weren't getting enough upside from being mono-colored to justify the power you gave up by not playing Fable of the Mirror-Breaker or Raffine, Scheming Seer. With Brothers' War, three things happened that could potentially change this.

The first was Mishra's Foundry, which is finally a payoff for being mono-colored. Some amount of payoff existed before (you never had color problems and your lands...


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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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