Tired of Azorius Control?
Sick of Jeskai Fires?
Had enough of Temur Reclamation's long end steps?
Well then do I have a deck for you!
Simic Flash preys perfectly on the current metagame of slow Blue decks, providing a fast clock and great early interaction. Furthermore, it makes use of the obscenely powerful Nightpack Ambusher in a way no other deck can. With Murderous Rider and Lava Coil at an all time low because of how important dealing with non-creatures is, Nightpack Ambusher gets to run wild.
Match 1 - 00:07:30
Match 2 - 00:36:10
Match 3 - 00:52:32
Match 4 - 01:35:15
Match 5 - 01:49:26
Simic Flash | THB Standard | Jim Davis
- Creatures (20)
- 4 Brazen Borrower
- 4 Brineborn Cutthroat
- 4 Frilled Mystic
- 4 Nightpack Ambusher
- 4 Spectral Sailor
Of course, one of the risks of playing a metagame deck is that you don't play against the top decks you expect, but the deck still performed admirably.
One of the most surprising and attractive elements of the deck is how well it lines up against Mono-Red Aggro, typically a very bad matchup for flash style decks. We beat it twice, further cementing my thoughts on the matchup. Being able to beat Mono-Red as well as the various Blue decks in the format is a great place to be.
For a full rundown of the deck along with a matchup and sideboard guide for all the top decks from Worlds, check out my article from last Friday!