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Dark Ascension | Swift Justice Intro Pack deck list and review

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Magic: the Gathering Dark Ascension Swift Justice Intro Pack

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Swift Justice is one of five new Intro Packs from Wizards of the Coast's upcoming expert Magic: the Gathering expansion set Dark Ascension.

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Just like the Innistrad Intro Packs (Carnival of Blood, Deathly Dominion, Eldritch Onslaught , and Spectral Legions), each of the new Dark Ascension Intro Packs retails for an MSRP of $12.99. They feature a full 60 card deck, how to play insert, tip guide, and an unopened Dark Ascension booster pack.

In Swift Justice:

"Your plan is to come roaring out of the gates, keep your opponent off balance, and end the game as quickly as possible."

The deck packs surprisingly powerful early plays like Stromkirk Nobile and Ashmouth Hound.

With solid utility creatures such as Fiend Hunter and Markov Warlord, your small creatures will be able to break through an opponent's defenses.

Serra Angel, along with the deck's premium foil rare Requiem Angel, can soar over the Battlefield to deliver the final blow.

Swift Justice Intro Pack deck list
Creatures (26)
2 Elite Vanguard
1 Forge Devil
1 Stromkirk Nobile
2 Niblis of the Urn
1 Silverchase Fox
2 Ashmouth Hound
1 Bloodcrazed Neonate
1 Torch Fiend
2 Midnight Guard
2 Niblis of the Mist
1 Fiend Hunter
1 Erdwal Ripper
2 Assault Griffin
2 Lightning Elemental
1 Night Revelers
1 Serra Angel
1 Requiem Angel
2 Markov Warlord
Other Spells (10)
2 Traveler's Amulet
1 Skillful Lunge
2 Burning Oil
1 Nightbird's Clutches
2 Rally the Peasants
2 Wrack with Madness
Lands (24)
12 Plains
12 Mountain

There's a wide room for customization in Swift Justice. The enclosed insert suggests adding Mikaeus, the Lunarch to provide an additional boost to your creature's power and toughness and Mentor of the Meek for card advantage.

One idea might be to throw in a few Grim Lavamancer, Incinerates, and Stormblood Berserkers.

At just $12.99, Swift Justice (along with the other four Dark Ascension Intro Packs) provides an incredible value. When you consider that a booster pack of Magic cards retails for $3.99 by itself, then you're really only paying $9 for the deck.

Swift Justice delivers true to its name, and you'll be laying the smack-down to your enemies in a fast and fashionable manner.

Rating: 8 out of 10

Dark Ascension is the second set of three in the Innistrad block. Dark Ascension will contain 158 cards, and be released on February 3, 2012.

Dark Ascension Prerelease events will occur on January 28-29, 2012. There will be Dark Ascension Launch Parties on February 3-6, 2012. The Dark Ascension Game Day will be on March 3-4, 2012.

Find a Dark Ascension event near you.

Dark Ascension is followed by Avacyn Restored.

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Dark Ascension blue card spoiler list
Dark Ascension black card spoiler list
Dark Ascension red card spoiler list
Dark Ascension green card spoiler list
Dark Ascension gold card spoiler list
Dark Ascension artifact card spoiler list
Dark Ascension land card spoiler list

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