Iâve always had a soft spot for Infect. Infect used to be one of the most popular decks in Modern, but hasn’t seen much play since Gitaxian Probe was banned. They can also remove the relevant protection. Itâs disheartening because, well, the deck could still be a competitor, despite the banning of Gitaxian Probe, and Infect can be one of the most degenerate decks to play against in the format. A subreddit dedicated to the discussion of Magic: The Gathering's Modern format! It may become the new "Surprise!" Well, one thing is for certain, people definitely stopped playing it. I'm surprised we don't hear more about BG infect. Modern Infect combines cheap and evasive infect creatures with pump spells. So when I found out that he did well with Infect, I naturally had to see how good the deck was. It is not just the printing of fatal push and losing probe. With this deck, you usually have only one threat in play so exalted is key. You rarely need colorless mana for infect, so these are just life-drains. Ondrej Strasky is relatively new to the competitive scene. Press J to jump to the feed. Watch Queue Queue in addition to path, a lot of white players are running white spells that make you sac an attacking creature. So if you follow the infect thread on Reddit, you wouldn't think that it is bad, but those players are either dreaming or lying. In game 1s, you’re a very one-dimensional deck. 1 Description 1.1 Variations 2 Reception 3 References 4 External links It uses small and cheap creatures with Infect and powers them up with Blazing Shoal discarding a card â¦ On the other hand, it has a bunch of uses in this deck. It's the equivalent of playing jund with 2 tarmogoyf a and no lilianas; you're just going to lose. Infect is a keyword ability. This video is unavailable. For the infect player you basically need the perfect hand or for your opponent to have the worst possible hand. A good teacher should be able to infect his students with his own keenness for his subject: 9. Your weakest cards are Groundswell, Ichorclaw Myr, and Mutagenic Growth. Then they could add in abrupt decay. Infect has the capability to be just about the fastest deck in Modern. Has anyone else had the problem? The rest of the main deck is full of pump spells. The deck list Jacob used is a bit different from the previous versions of the deck. The +1/+2 bonus might seem innocuous, but when you realize most of your creatures are 1/1s and most of your pump spells add 4 extra power, achieving 10 poison in one turn gets much easier. Remember that weâve had Modern Horizons for â¦ It reliably gives a creature 4 extra power, which is huge in this deck. Finks is also awesome, and some tarmogoyfs in the side have given me some help. The deck is playable. jump to content. so the limited number of creatures you pack, can be decimated by a free spell. Capable of turn-2 kills thanks to cards such as Mutagenic Growth and Become Immense, some games are over before theyâve even properly begun. However, staying in one color means you may sacrifice one thing or another. Luckily, the most recent RPTQ weekend featured Modern, so there is a lot of inspiration to draw from. They're great. Discard gives em information and become immense and other pump becomes less risky. In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between affect and infect is that affect is (obsolete) a desire, an appetite while infect is (obsolete) infected. a: producing or capable of producing or transmitting infection â¦ infective oocysts are ingested with contaminated feed or water. See more. Let’s go over the list in detail. ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks, already went over a bunch of cool looking decks in his article. Andrea Mengucci already went over a bunch of cool looking decks in his article, and today I’ll write about another sweet deck that placed well in the Top 8 of the MTGO RPTQ. As for the modern, the problem is related to the introduction of fatal push, collective brutality and hostile target, then the deck is not up to date (creatures and spells) and probe ban was a tough hit.