Standard Red Deck Wins

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First post here, and was looking for your opinions and/or advice on my RDW deck. I plan on playing it this Friday at FNM and want to make sure I'm 100% ready.

Here's the decklists:

x4 Boros Reckoner
x4 Hellrider
x4 Stonewright
x4 Ash Zealot
x4 Stromkirk Noble
x4 Legion Loyalist
x4 Rakdos Cackler

x4 Mizzium Mortars
x4 Searing Spear
x4 Pillar of Flame

x20 Mountains 

That's it, I've never played in a Standard tournament so tips and advice on what decks are prominent and what to lookout for. Also have no idea how to properly sideboard cards and whatnot so any help would be appreciated.

This looks solid. I ran a similar list at my FNM recently and made top 4. You my think about Madcap Skills and Traitorous Blood (taking control of a Thragtusk is fun)
This looks solid. I ran a similar list at my FNM recently and made top 4. You my think about Madcap Skills and Traitorous Blood (taking control of a Thragtusk is fun)

Oooh, definitely gonna put Traitorous Bloods in the sideboard. That could get interesting.
Mizzium Mortars might be better sideboard; it's your best friend in some match-ups, but generally, you do want burn that can go to the head. Unfortunately, you really have to have an answer for Loxodon Smiter and Mortars is one of the few available in .

I like Brimstone Volley for the closer; I've finished SO many games with that thing.

16 one-drops seems excessive; I would prefer another two-drop. The only one with haste is Rakdos Shred-Freak.
I have been having bad luck with Reckoners in the Main Borad...
There, I said it. They get bullied and their abilities are counter-intuitive.

Brimstone Volley Is key here considering how often a creature will die. Also Lightning Mauler and Pyreheart Wolf. Mauler will speed everyone else up and the wolf will get them through.
There's also the Elephant in the room.

I never tried playing with a legion Loyalist, but then again I can't remember a time when anyone let me have 3 creatures on the battlefield. Maybe Sideboard against token decks if that shows up in your meta.

Speaking of sideboard choices, I highly recommend Traitorous Blood and Volcanic Strength. Many a Thragtusk gets stolen and that does bad things to your opponent. Also, tons of people are playing Mountains nowadays.

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