Tagged: aggro

Deck Salad Surgery: Jenara, Asura of War

Alright friends, Romans, countrymen!  (And if you don’t belong to one of those categories, GTFO.)  It’s time for the first instalment of my Deck Salad Surgery* column!  And I even have a user-submitted deck for the feature.  Things are just coming together like jello in the fridge here, people.

(*  This is an ELP reference.  I’d hate for you to miss it.)

Today’s column features a Jenara, Asura of War deck chock-full of Bant-colored good stuff.

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Threat Assessment

Well hi there.

You know that feeling?  You’ve been hammering on one player all game long, answering their threats, wiping their board, countering their spells.  You just know they were the frontrunner.  If things got out of hand with that player you simply had no way to get out from under their stranglehold and you were going to lose.

Then the player to his right drops a card and wins.  It didn’t look like there was anything going on there.  In fact he was down to 10 life and looked like he was dead to the world.

What just happened?

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Wort, Boggart Auntie

Wort, Boggart Auntie

Commander (1)
Wort, Boggart Auntie (foil)

Planeswalkers (3)
Chandra Ablaze
Karn Liberated
Liliana Vess

Artifacts (8)
AEther Vial (FtV foil)
Coat of Arms
Eldrazi Monument
Null Rod
Spine of Ish Sah
Sol Ring
Thornbite Staff

Enchantments (5)
Goblin Bombardment
Mana Echoes
Phyrexian Arena
Shared Animosity

Creatures (34)
Boggart Harbinger
Cabal Slaver
Chancellor of the Forge
Dark Confidant
Earwig Squad
Frogtosser Banneret
Gempalm Incinerator
Goblin Chieftain
Goblin Chirurgeon
Goblin General
Goblin Guide
Goblin King
Goblin Lackey (FtV foil)
Goblin Marshal
Goblin Matron
Goblin Recruiter
Goblin Ringleader
Goblin Sharpshooter
Goblin Warchief
Goblin Wizard
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
Lightning Crafter
Mad Auntie
Mogg War Marshal
Murderous Redcap
Sensation Gorger
Siege-Gang Commander
Skirk Prospector
Squee, Goblin Nabob
Taurean Mauler
Urabrask the Hidden
Warren Instigator

Spells (9)
Beseech the Queen
Chaos Warp
Demonic Tutor
Fodder Launch
Living Death
Moonlight Bargain
Patriarch’s Bidding
Warren Weirding
Lands (40)
Akoum Refuge
Auntie’s Hovel
Blackcleave Cliffs
Blood Crypt
Bloodstained Mire
Cabal Coffers
Crypt of Agadeem
Dragonskull Summit
Graven Cairns
Polluted Mire
Rix Maadi, Dungeon Palace
Rocky Tar Pit
Shadowblood Ridge
Sulfurous Springs
Tainted Peak
Tresserhorn Sinks
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
14 Mountain