Aggro Strategies


Aggro is an overarching classification for decks that seek to close the game quickly, typically via attacking with aggressively-costed creatures. Here is a Podcast episode on Aggro in Highlander. Click on any of the archetype primers below to learn more about Aggro and decks with an Aggro element in Highlander. 

The Burn Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Burn deck archetype for 7 Point Highlander! On this page you will find all the content related to this play style. A Summary of the Burn Archetype Burn decks can be found in almost any format, and Highlander is no exception.  The goal of burn is to quickly reduce your opponent’s life total from 20 to zero, and whilst this will sometimes involve Red creatures, the archetype earns its name from the suite of ‘burn’ spells, like Lava Spike, that serve to attack that life total via the most direct means possible. Burn decks are therefore known… Read More »The Burn Archetype in Highlander

The Mox Aggro Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Mox Aggro deck archetype for 7 Point Highlander! On this page you will find all the content related to this play style. A Summary of the Mox Aggro Archetype Mox Aggro is a collection of decks that have an aggressive game plan and can leverage a Mox Ruby to vault their strategy a turn or two ahead of their opponent. Red is the typical shell for Mox Aggro because ‘burn’ spells serve to both remove opposing blockers as well as deal damage directly to the opponent. However unlike a dedicated ‘burn’ deck which runs cards like Lava… Read More »The Mox Aggro Archetype in Highlander