Posted in Feature on February 20, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

jan franen's Sharuum Control

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Shards of Alara Block Constructed has already shaped up to be an exciting format, and now with Conflux soon to be added to the mix, things look to be even more exciting! So what decks rule the format? Jan Franen used the above list to make the Top 8 of a recent premier event. A standard control list, Jan looked to control the early game with things like Tidehollow Strix, Scourglass, and Courier's Capsule, then gain a huge advantage late in the game with Sharuum, the Hegemon returning the previous efforts. Jan also had enough room to squeeze in three different planeswalkers in the Tezzeret, Ajani, and Elspeth form.

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