Ravnica Allegiance Brews, pt. 5 – Monoblack

Historically, my favorite archetype in constructed has been disruptive aggro or – the less politically correct – suicide black. The idea is that you don’t care about your life, as long as the opponent is losing more. Sadly, we don’t have [scryfall]Flesh Reaver[/scryfall] and [scryfall]Carnophage[/scryfall] or even [scryfall]Thoughtseize[/scryfall] and [scryfall]Herald of Torment[/scryfall], so I guess we have to settle for not killing ourselves that fast. Sigh.

Anyhow, as we now have 16 black one drops and two one mana discard spells, this just might work.

Your basic strategy is to play a one mana creature on one, than a discard spell plus another one mana creature on two. And there’s no looking back. If the opponent has [scryfall]Golden Demise[/scryfall], you lose. No way around it. If they don’t… Well.

4 Gutterbones
4 Diregraf Ghoul
4 Grasping Scoundrel
4 Vicious Conquistador
4 Grave Marshal
4 Spawn of Mayhem
4 Drill Bit
4 Duress
4 Cast Down
4 Dead Weight
20 Swamp

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