War of the Spark Brews, pt. 1 – Mardu Aristocrats

There was already [card]Cruel Celebrant[/card], but [card]God-Eternal Bontu[/card] might very well push this over the top.

The basis for this deck already existed.

[deck]
[creatures]
4 Gutterbones
4 Hunted Witness
4 Grim Initiate
4 Cruel Celebrant
4 Priest of Forgotten Gods
4 Legion Warboss
4 Judith, the Scourge Diva
4 God-Eternal Bontu
[/creatures]
[spells]
4 Heroic Reinforcements
[/spells]
[lands]
4 Blood Crypt
4 Sacred Foundry
4 Godless Shrine
4 Dragonskull Summit
4 Isolated Chapel
4 Clifftop Retreat
[/lands]
[/deck]

There’s even more options, like [card]Reassembling Skeleton[/card], but I don’t think we want to use the mana on a 1/1. Maybe, though.

The mana is pretty good, but painful. Also, sometimes you’ll just sit there playing tapped lands. Still, it’s hard to do much about that, since you basically need the turn 1 of any mana, which is sadly not going to happen as often as one would like.

You could lose a few red sources, if you also gave up the [card]Grim Initiate[/card], so that’s something one should think about.

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