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MTG Deck of the Week: Mono-Blue Merfolk – Tipping the Scales

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Jan 15 2024

Check out the current trending decks in Magic: The Gathering! This week, “Mono-Blue Merfolk” is going to send your opponents upriver.

Welcome Magic: the Gathering players! We’re back to showcase one of the top decks of the week for competitive Magic. We have the top lists being played on MTGO, what’s winning, and the decks that won the major events this last week. So get your playmat ready, set your spindown to 20, and dive into the data, brought to us by


3 Deeproot Pilgrimage
4 Tishana’s Tidebinder
4 Vodalian Hexcatcher
2 Otawara, Soaring City
4 Rishadan Dockhand
3 Svyelun of Sea and Sky
4 Tide Shaper
1 Castle Vantress
4 Merfolk Trickster
4 Master of the Pearl Trident
3 Cavern of Souls
2 Spreading Seas
4 Mutavault
4 Aether Vial
11 Island
3 Lord of Atlantis


4 Subtlety
4 Force of Negation
2 Dismember
3 Chalice of the Void
2 Cursed Totem

Deck Notes

It’s nice to see Merfolk getting a bit of a second Renaissance since Ixalan. They received some powerful support cards, and this deck makes use of a few of the best. Tishana’s Tidebender can shut down your opponent’s win cons, and Deeproot Pilgrimage lets you grow your army with astounding speed. Your opponent will be drowned in fishfolk in no time.


MTG is ever-changing, with new busted and broken cards rising to the top. Check back in next week for the upcoming top deck.

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Author: Clint Lienau
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