Is it a midrange deck? A reanimator deck? Ross Merriam played with it and he's still not sure, but he knows this successful Standard list from Magic Online could make a splash at Grand Prix Washington DC!
Ross Merriam hauled Elves back into the Modern spotlight with his performance at SCG Richmond! Today he breaks down the deck he played, the changes he wants to make, and why Vizier of Remedies is better than Shaman of the Pack!
What year is it on VS? Todd Anderson takes a Modern Slivers deck that made Top 16 of a recent Open and pits it against Ross Merriam and Jeskai Control!
Midrange decks may have suffered with the arrival of Grixis Death's shadow on the Modern scene, but Ross Merriam has found a list playing everything but red that might be the remedy!
At SCG Syracuse, a novel deck in the Top 8 of the Standard Classic caught Ross Merriam's attention! Four Abrades, 33 creatures, no mercy: is Naya Humans the key to SCG Richmond Standard Classic success?
The Vengevine brew that came within shouting distance of the Top 8 last weekend has everyone's attention! Can Ross Merriam put new spins on this emerging archetype? Can it make it to the top of SCG Richmond in your hands?
Spend a few minutes with Ross Merriam and his latest find! SCG Richmond is only a few days away, and this is one of the Modern archetypes ready for a breakout!
It's a walk on the wild side for Modern VS! Tom "The Boss" Ross wields Pili-Pala Combo against Ross Merriam's Temur Marvel! Will one of these quirky combo decks inspire you for SCG Richmond?
When aggro seems to be running over Standard, that's the time to go bigger! Ross Merriam highlights a distinctive deck that looks to take over the battlefield with gigantic reanimated creatures...preferably two at once!
When is a Dredge deck not a dredge deck? When it has no dredge cards, obviously! SCG Syracuse starts tomorrow! Do you have the guts to gut the sacred cows in your Dredge builds?
Right before SCG Syracuse, it's one last Modern clash on VS! Ross Merriam has adapted a Mardu Reanimator deck that surprised in Atlanta. Can it withstand Tom "The Boss" Ross and the power of his teammate's Eldrazi Tron build?
Worship is generally thought of as a niche sideboard card in Modern. Can this successful Magic Online list with four copies maindeck make you a believer in time for SCG Syracuse?
When it comes to Death's Shadow in Modern, Ross Merriam has more beef than a steakhouse! Today he shares his frustrations with the card and its namesake deck, as well as how to metagame against them at SCG Syracuse!
It's time for Modern misery on VS! Will Todd Anderson put the match on lockdown with the Invitational-winning Death and Taxes, or will Ross Merriam make his foe suffer with B/W Smallpox? SCG Syracuse awaits!
There's always a spicy twist to be put on established Modern decks! Ahead of SCG Syracuse, Ross Merriam highlights a U/R Delver deck with a big difference! Go, Ninja of the Deep Hours, go!
Cryptolith Rite is poised to make a comeback in the new Standard! Ross Merriam highlights an intriguing Magic Online list that makes the most of seemingly innocuous cards like Blisterpod!
It's Standard VS! Ross Merriam pilots a Bant Spirits that made Top 32 in Cincinnati against Todd Anderson and Temur Tower!
The token decks of Standard don't have to be linear! Ross Merriam showcases a successful online list that draws on both Hidden Stockpile and Fumigate!
The Pro Tour is about to collapse the Standard metagame into distinct tiers. Before it does, enjoy the pre-PT freedom...and get Ross Merriam's take on where the pros will go!
Sometimes a deck just makes Ross Merriam happy. A recent discovery from Magic Online's Modern Challenge has done exactly that! When was the last time you saw Squee, Goblin Nabob doing work?