Mono-White lifegain decks have a powerful casual following, but with the printing of Ajani’s Pridemate, the deck finally started getting some respect as a
As it turns out, lifegain plus big creatures is a good strategy against opposing creature decks. With Ajani’s Pridemate getting reprinted in M15 alongside
Soulmender, the deck might actually be viable again.
LEGION273 finished 3-1 in a recent Daily Event with a lifegain deck with cards like Archangel of Thune, Radiant Fountain, and Path of Bravery. Tom Ross has
tried these types of strategies before, and I think this may be a natural foil to his very popular Rabble Red deck.