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Deck "A Modern Way To Flip Delver"

Deck "A Modern Way To Flip Delver"
Format: Modern - 78 Cards
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Note: Jace, the Mind Sculptor is in my sideboard. However, I don't wish to brainstorm myself or ruin your next draw steps. I'm only using that card as a stand-in for Jace's newest incarnation:

Jace, the Living Guildpact

 
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Section: Lands (20 cards)
6 x Island
Average price:
Island (ZEN)
  • Number: 235
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Island
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Jung Park
Card text:

{U}

4 x Island
Average price:
Island (ZEN)
  • Number: 237
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Island
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Vincent Proce
Card text:

{U}

4 x Scalding Tarn
Average price:
Scalding Tarn (ZEN)
  • Number: 223
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Philip Straub
Card text:

{T}, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice Scalding Tarn: Search your library for a Island or Mountain card and put it onto the battlefield. Then shuffle your library.

4 x Steam Vents
Average price:
Steam Vents (RTR)
  • Number: 247
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Subtype: Island Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Yeong-Hao Han
Card text:

({Tap}: Add {U} or {R} to your mana pool.)
As Steam Vents enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, Steam Vents enters the battlefield tapped.

Crafted with genius, energized with madness.

2 x Tectonic Edge
Average price:
Tectonic Edge (WWK)
  • Number: 145
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Vincent Proce
Card text:

{T}: Add {1} to your mana pool. {1}, {T}: Sacrifice Tectonic Edge: Destroy target nonbasic land. Activate this ability only if an opponent controls four or more lands.

 
Section: Creatures (14 cards)
4 x Delver of Secrets / Insectile Aberration
Average price:
Delver of Secrets / Insectile Aberration (ISD)
  • Number: 51
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 1/3
  • Toughness: 1/2
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Wizard / Human Insect
  • Mana cost: U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Nils Hamm
Card text:

At the beginning of your upkeep, look at the top card of your library. You may reveal that card. If an instant or sorcery is revealed this way, transform Delver of Secrets.


Flying.

2 x Grim Lavamancer
Average price:
Grim Lavamancer (M12)
  • Number: 145
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Wizard
  • Mana cost: R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Michael Sutfin
Card text:

{R}, {T}, Exile two cards from your graveyard: Grim Lavamancer deals 2 damage to target creature or player.

2 x Kira, Great Glass-Spinner
Average price:
Kira, Great Glass-Spinner (MMA)
  • Number: 49
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 2
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Spirit
  • Mana cost: 1UU
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Kev Walker
Card text:

Flying
Creatures you control have "Whenever this creature becomes the target of a spell or ability for the first time in a turn, counter that spell or ability."

Each spell is an intricate tapestry, and Kira is the great unraveler.

2 x Snapcaster Mage
Average price:
Snapcaster Mage (ISD)
  • Number: 78
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Wizard
  • Mana cost: 1U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Volkan Baga
Card text:

Flash. When Snapcaster Mage enters the battlefield, target instant or sorcery card in your graveyard gains flashback until end of turn. The flashback cost is equal to its mana cost.

4 x Young Pyromancer
Average price:
Young Pyromancer (M14)
  • Number: 163
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Shaman
  • Mana cost: 1R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Cynthia Sheppard
Card text:

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, put a 1/1 red Elemental creature token onto the battlefield.

Immolation is the sincerest form of flattery.

 
Section: Other spells (26 cards)
2 x Electrolyze
Average price:
Electrolyze (MMA)
  • Number: 175
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: 1UR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai
Card text:

Electrolyze deals 2 damage divided as you choose among one or two target creatures and/or players.
Draw a card.

The Izzet learn something from every lesson they teach.

4 x Lightning Bolt
Average price:
Lightning Bolt (M10)
  • Number: 146
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Christopher Moeller
Card text:

Lightning Bolt deals 3 damage to target creature or player.

4 x Mana Leak
Average price:
Mana Leak (M11)
  • Number: 62
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: 1U
  • Color: Blue
Card text:

Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

The fatal flaw in every plan is the assumption that you know more than your enemy.

3 x Rapid Hybridization
Average price:
Rapid Hybridization (Gatecrsh)
  • Number: 44
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Jack Wang
Card text:

Destroy target creature. It can't be regenerated. That creature's controller puts a 3/3 green Frog Lizard creature token onto the battlefield.

"We've merged your life essence with that of several creatures at once. You're welcome."

4 x Remand
Average price:
Remand (RAV)
  • Number: 63
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: 1U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Mark A. Nelson
Card text:

Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, put it into its owner’s hand instead of into that player's graveyard. Draw a card.
“Well, at least all of that arm-waving and arcane babbling you did was impressive.”

3 x Spell Pierce
Average price:
Spell Pierce (ZEN)
  • Number: 67
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Vance Kovacs
Card text:

Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays {2}.

3 x Spell Snare
Average price:
Spell Snare (MMA)
  • Number: 64
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Hideaki Takamura
Card text:

Counter target spell with converted mana cost 2.

Every culture has its unlucky numbers. In a city where you're either alone, in a crowd, or being stabbed in the back, two is the worst number of all.

3 x Vapor Snag
Average price:
Vapor Snag (NPH)
  • Number: 48
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: U
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Raymond Swanland
Card text:

Return target creature to its owner's hand. Its controller loses 1 life.

 
Section: Sideboard (18 cards)
10 x Elemental [Token]
Average price:
Elemental [Token] (M14)
  • Number: T-06
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature Token
  • Subtype: Elemental
  • Color: Red
6 x Frog Lizard [Token]
Average price:
Frog Lizard [Token] (Gatecrsh)
  • Number: 3-8
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 3
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature Token
  • Subtype: Frog Lizard
  • Color: Green
  • Artist: Jack Wang
2 x Jace, the Mind Sculptor
Average price:
Jace, the Mind Sculptor (WWK)
  • Number: 31
  • Rarity: M
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Planeswalker
  • Subtype: Jace
  • Mana cost: 2UU
  • Color: Blue
  • Artist: Jason Chan
Card text:

[+2]: Look at the top card of target player's library. You may put that card on the bottom of that player's library. [0]: Draw three cards, then put two cards from your hand on top of your library in any order. [-1]: Return target creature to its owner's hand. [-12]: Exile all cards from target player's library, then that player shuffles his or her hand into his or her library.

 
Total price for the deck:
Deck Statistics
Distribution by Color
Blue bar 30  38 %  
Green bar 8 %  
Land bar 20  26 %  
Multicolor bar 3 %  
Red bar 20  26 %  
 

Distribution by Power
- bar 48  62 %  
1 bar 12  15 %  
1/3 bar 5 %  
2 bar 10 %  
3 bar 8 %  
 

Distribution by Rarity
C bar 44  56 %  
M bar 3 %  
R bar 14  18 %  
U bar 18  23 %  
 

Distribution by Subtype
- bar 32  41 %  
Elemental bar 10  13 %  
Frog Lizard bar 8 %  
Human Shaman bar 5 %  
Human Wizard bar 5 %  
Human Wizard / Human Insect bar 5 %  
Island bar 10  13 %  
Island Mountain bar 5 %  
Jace bar 3 %  
Spirit bar 3 %  
 

Distribution by Toughness
- bar 46  59 %  
1 bar 18  23 %  
1/2 bar 5 %  
2 bar 3 %  
3 bar 10 %  
 

Distribution by Type
Basic Land bar 10  13 %  
Creature bar 12  15 %  
Creature Token bar 16  21 %  
Instant bar 26  33 %  
Land bar 10  13 %  
Legendary Creature bar 3 %  
Planeswalker bar 3 %  
 



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