[Top 5] MTG Arena Best Krakens

[Top 5] MTG Arena Best Krakens
Is it a squid? An Octopus? Or a mixture of both? Whatever it is, it sure will terrorize your opponent

From the depths of the ocean, Krakens are known as giant beings set to terrorize any brave soul that tries to sail the seas. Whether it is a squid or an octopus, no one knows. What we know, however, is that Krakens in MTG Arena are powerful beings that can add a lot of power to any deck. 

5. Tolarian Kraken

What’s good about this card?

  • Tapping or untapping creatures works when you are up against a small group of creatures that can deal a lot of damage
  • Tolarian Kraken can help you deal with those creatures as it can tap or untap any creature for only 1 mana

Value (TCG Median): $0.24

4. Shoal Kraken

What’s good about this card?

  • Shoal Kraken is a good card to have in Enchantment-centered decks
  • Card draw is always a good thing to have in your deck and having that on Shoal Kraken can help you dig deeper into your deck
  • Its high mana cost is the only downside of this card but it is still playable in the right deck

Value (TCG Median): $0.24

3. Icebreaker Kraken

What’s good about this card?

  • Snow permanents have great synergy among them and Icebreaker Kraken is proof of that
  • Having a lot of Snow permanents will allow you to cast this Kraken for practically free
  • Its ETB effect can also be a good turning point as you can paralyze your opponent’s board and deal massive amounts of damage

Value (TCG Median): $0.35

2. Gyruda, Doom of Depths

What’s good about this card?

  • The best Kraken in the game, Gyruda is a powerful card with the potential to draw out more value
  • Milling both decks for four and getting a creature from the milled cards is a gamechanger 
  • You can maximize Gyruda’s power by having bounce effects on your decks so you can re-cast Gyruda and get more value

Value (TCG Median): $0.61

1. Nadir Kraken

What’s good about this card?

  • Not all Krakens start big. Nadir Kraken takes some time to grow but it does grow fast
  • For an additional 1 mana every time you draw a card, Nadir Kraken not only gets a +1/+1 counter but also creates a 1/1 token
  • This cheap interaction allows you to both grow the Kraken and at the same time grow your army of Tentacles

Value (TCG Median): $1.21

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