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Best Marvel Snap Patriot deck

The best Marvel Snap Patriot deck list revolves around plenty of cards with no abilities, and other cards that give them huge buffs

Best Marvel Snap Patriot deck: The Patriot card art base card zoomed in on Patriot's face and shield

Knowing the best Marvel Snap Patriot deck list is crucial if you want to use cards that would have no place in any other decklists, due to their lack of abilities. Patriot is a three-cost one-power card that has an ongoing ability to buff all cards with no abilities with +2 power, which means otherwise unloved cards like Wasp, Misty Knight, and Cyclops can see some playtime.

Patriot decks are among the very best Marvel Snap decks right now, but whether they’ll stick around for a while is another question. It feels like his time is dwindling as more cards are added to the game with fancy abilities, but at the time of writing, you can play this simple deck in one of the best card games for some swift rank climbing. Here’s the best Marvel Snap Patriot deck, which utilises some of the same cards you’ll find in our Marvel Snap Silver Surfer deck list for the free PC game.

Best Patriot deck list

The best Marvel Snap Patriot deck list is:

  • Wasp
  • Misty Knight
  • Mister Sinister
  • Shocker
  • Mystique
  • Silver Surfer
  • Patriot
  • Brood
  • Cyclops
  • Blue Marvel
  • Sera
  • Ultron

You have two methods of victory here. One revolves around Silver Surfer, and the other focuses on Ultron, depending on how the game has gone by the time you reach turn five. Most of the cards speak for themselves; play Wasp, Misty Knight, Mister Sinister, Shocker, Cyclops, and Brood early to fill the board up, ensure you have Patriot or Blue Marvel down, then Mystique and Silver Surfer for the maximum buff.

However, if things don’t go according to plan and you don’t draw those early-game cards, you can use any combination of Patriot, Mystique, and Blue Marvel, followed by Ultron to quickly fill the board up with powerful one-cost drones from Ultron. Ideally, you don’t want to play Patriot until the final turn so your opponent is fooled into thinking you don’t have him yet.

Here are the key interactions:

  • Wasp, Misty Knight, Mister Sinister’s clone, Shocker, and Ultron’s drones all being buffed by Patriot.
  • Play Mystique immediately after Patriot goes down, or if you don’t draw Patriot, after Blue Marvel. Make sure she’s played before Silver Surfer though.
  • Play Ultron if your board isn’t as full as you’d like, and you have Patriot down.
  • Blue Marvel is essentially a backup if you don’t draw Patriot.

Patriot deck alternatives

There are plenty of other cards you can use in this deck too, if you don’t have all the required inclusions. If you didn’t obtain Silver Surfer during the December season and you haven’t got him via the collection track, you can forego Brood and Silver Surfer to focus on a sole Patriot deck instead. Here are some other inclusions to consider:

  • Onslaught
  • Debrii
  • Squirrel Girl
  • The Thing
  • Valkyrie
  • Invisible Woman
  • Doctor Doom

Now you know the best Marvel Snap Patriot deck, make sure you’re up to date on all the cards in every Marvel Snap pool, because there are a lot of them. If you’re just starting out, why not take a look at our Marvel Snap tier list which covers all the cards in pool one?