Boros Midrange decks are a collection of powerful, grindy cards but it was the printing of the Monarch Mechanic that elevated the archetype to the Top Tier. Still, I think moving forward the deck will want at least one land that can naturally produce white. Paper Pauper Mono-R Midrange Ramp? There you have it—the Top 8 of the first Pauper … The Tier 1 Pauper Metagame is a three headed Monster: Counterspell / Preordain / Mystic Sanctuary decks, Flicker Tron, and Boros Decks. The information presented on this site about Magic: The Gathering, both literal and graphical, is copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. This website is not produced, endorsed, supported, or affiliated with Wizards of the Coast. Burn Michael Russo, Top 4 at RIW Pauper 1K Soul Crusher . Three copies in Top 8 of a 100-player tournament tells me that this deck is absolutely the real deal as a tier 1 powerhouse. This build has already had an impact online where the Pauper Challenge on March 3rd featured numerous copies of Bogles inspired by Max’s build. Cool synergy from the Boros aggro deck. Let’s round out the rest of the Top 4. An ongoing experiment with Soulbright Flamekin to capitalize on its "add " ability (that's an enticing 8x , btw).The general idea is to trigger the aforementioned elemental three times in a single turn and then "free"-cast the 8-drop of your choice.