Amonkhet Brews, pt. 5 – Back to Monoblue Brain in a Jar, Without the Brain

So, looking at Saffron Olive’s original list, we’ve lost a few cards, but not that many. [scryfall]Disperse[/scryfall] can be easily replaced with cards that are strictly better, such as [scryfall]Compelling Deterrence[/scryfall], but [scryfall]Mage-Ring Network[/scryfall] is a bit more problematic. Having played the deck some, it feels like a big loss.

On the other hand, there’s a number of cards with cycling, which could potentially be very good. [scryfall]As Foretold[/scryfall] can replace the [scryfall]Brain in a Jar[/scryfall], especially in an environment with rampant artifact desctruction. Mix of both might also be a good idea.

Sadly, [scryfall]Engulf the Shore[/scryfall] want be very good in many spots, because of the high toughness of many creatures, especially in the BG decks, but this is more of a fun deck than an actual competitor.

[deck]
[spells]
4 As Foretold
4 Rise from the Tides
4 Part the Waterveil
4 Anticipate
4 Nagging Thoughts
4 Pieces of the Puzzle
4 Engulf the Shore
4 Galestrike
4 Censor
2 Essence Scatter
[/spells]
[lands]
20 Island
2 Blighted Cataract
[/lands]
[/deck]

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