There are many ways to use the strong Izzet shell in Standard right now. And yet, one deck stands out from the crowd. Even among the most competitive, most successful decks in the format, Jeskai Hinata is a clear best.
Reid Duke is a member of the MTG Hall of Fame. He’s written prolifically about a wide range of concepts and formats, including more than eight years with ChannelFireball.com. He’s respected for his work ethic and sportsmanship.
Career highlights: Magic Online Champion 2011; Team Series Champion (Ultimate Guard Pro Team) 2018; Runner-up World Championship 2013; four Pro Tour top 8’s; 24 Grand Prix Top 8’s including six wins