How does a mill deck work in standard?
A mill deck is designed to take advantage of the loss condition “decking” oneself. Specifically: Rule 104.3c states: “If a player is required to draw more cards than are left in his or her library, he or she draws the remaining cards, and then loses the game the next time a player would receive priority. (This is a state-based action.
What was the original name of the mill deck?
Decks that centered around the alternate win-condition of depleting the opponents’ deck became known as “Mill Decks,” a term that has since spread to most other card games with this win condition.
What does a mill deck do in MTG Arena?
But if you’re keen to explore a wilder side of MTG Arena, then read on! A mill deck is designed to take advantage of the loss condition “decking” oneself. Specifically:
What can I use to Mill my opponent’s deck?
This deck has you use Delg the Dark Monarch and Kuraz the Light Monarch to mill your opponent’s deck. Since you won’t be attacking, their downsides don’t affect you, and you can even special summon via Call of the Haunted, Monster Gate or Reasoning to also get these mill/draw effects.
Do you draw cards in a mill deck?
Yes it makes them draw cards, but this is a mill deck, that is what you want them to do. Not to mention, That sets you up next turn for another hand dumping with Jace’s Archivist! It’s kind of a sneakier way to mill. Most people dont mind drawing a few extra cards.
Can you play Mill against a delirium deck?
Imagine playing mill against a deck focused on delirium! Milling your opponent can be playing right into their deck’s game plan. Even in Limited, it is incredibly dangerous to do given common effects that return cards from graveyards to their owner’s hand. Now, there is a bright glimmer of hope in this murky, leech-ridden lake of despair.