Kitten Zoo

Posted in Daily Deck on February 5, 2014

By Gerry Thompson

Pauper never fails to deliver an adorable-looking decklist, typically featuring cards that weren't quite strong enough to see play during their tenure in Standard. In this case, some of those cards end up being more powerful once certain synergies are available.

Nylea's Presence is becoming a staple of this column. Today, it combines with Wild Nacatl, Matca Rioters, and Tribal Flames to great results. In addition, it makes a great card to return with Kor Skyfishers. If that's not enough card advantage for you, we also have Abundant Growth and Brainstorm plus Squadron Hawk!

Rancor lets your 5/5 Rioters trample over smaller creatures and Staggershock either deals the final damage or kills two Delver of Secrets. For an additional finisher, you could use Might of Alara, but if you don't draw Nylea's Presence it might be difficult to always have it powered up.

If you're looking for something fun and different in Pauper, give Wild Nacatl a shot.

KittenMittons's Pauper Zoo

Download Arena Decklist

Gerry ThompsonGerry Thompson
Email Gerry
Author Archive
Daily Deck Archive

Gerry Thompson is a former professional Magic player and strategy writer, whose career highlights includes a Top 8 at Pro Tour Gatecrash and two Grand Prix wins in Denver and Nashville. He's currently a development intern for Wizards of the Coast.

Latest Daily Deck Articles


December 11, 2015

Modern Black-Red Eldrazi by, Melissa DeTora

Hello everyone, and welcome to the final installment of Daily Decks for the year. For today's deck, we're going to be looking at a Modern deck that uses a mechanic from Battle for Zendika...

Learn More


December 10, 2015

Legacy Pox by, Melissa DeTora

Today on Daily Decks, we'll be looking at one of the more hateful strategies you can play in Legacy. This deck is built around the card Smallpox and looks to lock your opponent out of the...

Learn More



Daily Deck Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All