Gruul needs haste and to pump up their stats, which Xenagos does for free with a trigger at combat. Gruul has a reasonable depth of playable cube cards however they have one of the lower average power levels. Gruul is the label for MTG decks that consists of both red and green cards. We just play a lot of cheap must-answer threats so it’s tough for them to keep up. Decimate and Hull Breach are very similar cards, and each have their own quality and quantity. If you want to find "singular" or "roguish" decks, take a look at the ones with high singularity. Let’s discuss the potential cards that Gruul Aggro could benefit from in Theros Beyond Death below. Note that you deal damage to a target, so it could be any target. (Gruul Aggro is also known as Gruul Aggro, Gruul Landfall or Gruul Midrange). Xenagos is usually used just for his utility, since that’s what gruul needs. Like just let it fizzle! (*) Prices based in average price in TCGPLAYER.COM store. Now I know that Xenegos can be your commander, but I’d rather just see him as a enchantment instead. Domri should be top 5 on this list, no idea why he got left off first time round. I honestly love white and green in commander, but I personally haven’t found any commanders that stand out for me. Rogues need a while to get going and the fast Gruul starts are always troublesome for them, even though they got a lot of good removal. That’s all I needed to hear. This is just one of those cards. Fires is a great card for gruul, since haste is one of the best abilities to give creatures in commander. If someone at the table doesn’t remove it, then you could just win. Its current price is around 248$. This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. Flinthoof Boar and Kird ape are also basically Gruul cards and are both great, would probably both be higher up than Ram-Gang in this list. You get to choose which one you want, quality or quantity? This website saves cookies to your browser in order to improve your online experience and show you personalized content. Most tend to be ways of killing artifacts or tempo dorks which are both things red or green have without need of combining forces. Also, Atarka Dragonlord a new entry at two or three. I mean you can put that dragon in any edh deck but ok, When I saw the gruul sign, I was like this must be Dmany's, MTG Amino houses all things Magic: the Gathering related. A high singularity means that the deck is running cards that are less common in that archetype. Read our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to get more information and learn how to set up your preferences. The information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, both literal and graphical, is copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. If you want decks that are all about the beat down, check out this list containing the five best Gruul decks from across MTG Arena's card pool. Standard Most Played Cards; Top Standard Gruul Aggro Decks. So lets check it out next time. I say run both. If you're looking for a standard build, go for the ones with a lower one. It’s fantastic, and it’s cheap. Not only are the Gruul cards not all that interesting or diverse, they are not all that powerful when compared to the cream of the other guilds cards. (*) Singularity measures the grade of deviation from the standard average deck on that archetype. Yet with Fires of Yavimaya, you don’t have to worry about not being able to swing the turn your creatures come out. His fanatic is not an exciting cube card but is also more likely to get played than much of what is on the list and may even be more playable that the God just because of lower cost. But I’d also like to thank whoever freaking made edhrec.com, I so do not want to go to gatherer and look up every single gruul card (196 cards...) Anyways, without further ado, I will now be going over my opinion of Commander’s gruul staples or general cards in the color pairing. By the time it comes back to your turn, you may not have that creature without haste anymore. First of all, it’s been a while since I’ve done this series... Second of all, I’d like to thank dmany for inspiring me to start creating these kind of posts. That's a lot of cards! Of course he doesn’t give trample or double strike, but that could be easily fixed in these two colors. Much like the Ravnican guild that it's named after, this color pair is all about kicking ass and taking names! But that’s not all! There are 169 cards that are both Red and Green without adding another color to the roster. Gruul has the perfect tools to deal with Dimir Rogues, the most popular deck right now. If you’re running gruul, go pick up a Rhythm of the Wild, it only does you good. For only 3 mana? There’s another similar card on this list, but this one is only 25¢, so that’s pretty great. We have collected the top Gruul Aggro Standard decks from the latest tournaments. Next up is Selesnya! By the time it comes back to your turn, you may not have that creature without haste anymore. Usually I wouldn’t have a land on these kinds of lists, but Kessig is a very special card. Very similar to Fires of Yavimaya, but this card is just indescribable compared to it. We have collected the top Gruul Aggro Standard decks from the latest tournaments. This is a fantastic non-basic land that could wind up ending a long game by giving that 12/12 dino +30/+0 and trample. (Gruul Aggro is also known as Gruul Aggro, Gruul Landfall or Gruul Midrange). Its current price is around 254$. One of my favorite not on this list is dragon broodmother. It may not look sexy, but Clan Defiance is the best X damage spell in Gruul, and better than most Red options with its ability to shoot down two creatures as well as Blaze an opponent. Do you want a two mana spell that destroys a enchantment and/or a artifact, or do you want a spell that can destroy each non-planeswalker permanent type? But you also get a choice of giving creature haste or counters? Yet with Fires of Yavimaya, you don’t have to worry about not being able to swing the turn your creatures come out. EDH Recommendations and strategy content for Magic: the Gathering Commander However, I’ve seen Decimate fizzle too many times! Fires is a great card for gruul, since haste is one of the best abilities to give creatures in commander. Yes please! Go back to the complete MTG Standard decks. A lot of creatures in gruul do have trample, but there are ones that do not, so we have to give them trample. There’s a lot of possibilities to be tried and tested, so let’s delve right in! Both forms of Xenagos would now make this list, with the planeswalker at around number two and with the god perhaps 7 or eight. Creature spells you control cannot be countered. Gallia of the Endless Dance: This card is an interesting one, providing a small card advantage engine. Not because of the giving +X power, but because it can give trample.