The Wicked Slumber has arrived—be careful you don't fall asleep! We have fifteen decks for to share for Wilds of Eldraine based on your favorite fairy tales and the stories that take place on the plane of Eldraine. These decks are a great way to learn the new set and have fun in MTG Arena!
Each story deck is comprised of 60 cards from Wilds of Eldraine. There will be five decks built on three colors that echo the main stories and side stories of the Wilds of Eldraine, while another ten decks will focus on the fairy-tale archetypes that reflect the side stories from across the plane!
Keep watch on this page as more story decks are added over the next week. Each new deck will highlight a different part of the Magic story.
Gruff 'n' Tuff
One, two, and brother three, not afraid of a troll are thee! Dance along the beanstalks with the satyrs of the Tanglespan as they fight trolls and explore the wilds. This is a deck that likes to put a lot of creatures on the board and make them fight. With cards like Faunsbane Troll and Gruff Triplets, you can use the new Role mechanic and beefy tokens to make the board your fighting pit!
Ever had a fae lord summon you for a grand adventure to save the plane? Kellan has, and you can join him and Ruby on their quest. This deck features our heroes and their trophies of each of the witch's powerful artifacts. Use the Young Hero Role to buff your creatures as others go on an Adventure!
Brawl at the Ball (Archetype Focused)
Grab your fanciest armor and best sword, because it's time for the brawl! Join Ash at the "celebration" of the year where fun times are for all ... including the redcaps. Help the feast-goers expel the party-crashing goblins or just enjoy the chaos. This deck makes use of the new celebration mechanic to trigger effects if two or more permanents enter the battlefield this turn.
Red Riding, Witch Fighting (Archetype Focused)
Alone in the woods? No problem—Ruby's got you covered! Re-enact the story of kinship as Ruby saves her Kellan from the evil witch Agatha's cursed control! This deck enjoys making strong creatures enhanced with the abilities of their fallen foes using Agatha's Soul Cauldron and paying for them with Agatha and Ruby's cost reduction and extra mana.
Awaken for Peace
Will has ascended to king of the realm in the aftermath of the Phyrexians. With his patience and his intelligent mind, he will bring peace to a realm divided. Fight for those who are still awake with Will, Scion of Peace and Imodane, the Pyrohammer. This deck uses life gain, instants, and sorceries to control the board and save mana to stall the game until the perfect moment!
Slumber for War
Rowan has turned twisted, her brother is weak, and her parents lied all the way to their graves! She has joined her newly found aunt in pursuit of a unified Eldraine all asleep and at their command. This deck focuses on the Cursed and Wicked Roles, using any lost life or sacrifices to make a stronger and cheaper board.
Piping-Hot Pests (Archetype Focused)
Food everywhere, great tunes, and a huge community of friends—working for Lord Skitter is great! Join Totentanz in taking over Edgewall, one rat at a time. This deck works to make as many Rats as possible using cards like Totentanz, Swarm Piper and his new liege, Lord Skitter. When you have your army of rodents, use cards like Twisted Sewer-Witch to buff them for the final blow!
Insomniacs Anonymous (Archetype Focused)
A juicy apple and the perfect sleep aid, Eriette has the hottest health trend for you. You must only give up control of your body and sleep forever! Manipulate the realms with Eriette and Ashiok at your side. Using synergies with enchantments, this deck enhances your permanents and hampers your opponent.
Bad Apprenticeship (Archetype Focused)
Between studying spells, sorting the library, and cleaning the tower, being a sorcerer's apprentice is hard work. It has become harder for Johann; what started as a great way to finish his chores early has spiraled into a tower full of chaotic, destructive elementals. Bad Apprenticeship works with the many ways to give your creatures the Sorcerer Role, helping you control what card is on the top of your library and allowing you to cast powerful instants and sorceries with Johann and the bargain mechanic.
Hylda's Icy Reach (Archetype Focused)
Sleet. Hail. Snowcaps and glaciers. Hylda made her sanctuary of ice, and intruders should tread carefully! With this deck, take control of Hylda's domain to freeze out those who dare trespass. Gain benefits by tapping your opponent's creatures and keeping your life total high until your blizzard of spells destroys the enemy once and for all!
Move over amateurs, because the ultimate collector is here, and she's down from her beanstalk! Play as the giant Beluna as she fights to protect her collection from droves of thieves and would-be heroes. This deck loves two things: big creatures and big Adventures. Use Beluna to reduce the cost of your Adventures, and then play your Giants from exile to stomp over your opponent!
Candy and Crumbs (Archetype Focused)
Greta has lost her brother. To make matters worse, now her only revenge is to take down an army of possessed pastries! Join Greta as she fights against the sugary front! This deck loves to sacrifice Food tokens using Greta, Sweettooth Scourge and Syr Ginger, the Meal Ender to grow more powerful with every morsel. Use the new bargain mechanic to make your spells even stronger!
Beanstalk Blitz (Archetype Focused)
Everyone loves to strike gold—some dig for it, some stumble upon it, Troyan ... steals it from a giant goose hydra! Having left Ravnica after the devastation of the Phyrexians, Troyan finds himself loving life in Eldraine, climbing beanstalks and stealing from the giants. This deck loves playing spells the size of the sky. It focuses on spells mana value 5 or greater, using Troyan, Gutsy Explorer to help you pay for them with extra benefits each time one is cast!
Beauty and the Beasts (Archetype Focused)
Love is blind. But it should still notice when your partner turns into a hairy werefox, right? Follow the story of Syr Armont and her knights as they seek the cause of the curse that plagues the Redtooth elves. This deck utilizes the Royal Role and buffing Auras to play the board using the synergies between creatures to keep them safe and disrupt the opponent!
Zzzzz... (Archetype Focused)
When the Princess Obyra is fast asleep, what else is there to do but make hers a restful one? A difficult thing to do, what with the princess being the plane's best duelist ... and that she duels in her sleep. Enjoy the antics of the fae as Talion, the Kindly Lord tries to rule a steadily decreasing number of waking faeries, while Obyra, Dreaming Duelist makes her lord's task even harder. Use your Faerie army to mix up your opponent and grow stronger with each Faerie played.