Top Level Podcast (standard)

Should wotc ban Scrapheap Scrounger? This unassuming two-drop has more going on than its stats. Scrapheap Scrounger may be a key to solving the metagame.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 2:50am EDT

Which deck will be the most popular at PT Dublin? Green-Black Delirium? Black-Green Energy? Find out what Nahiri is doing in Copy Cat and more!

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 12:48am EDT

Walking Ballista combines flexibility, combo defense, and raw power. Possibly the strongest card in Aether Revolt, Walking Ballista is the true inheritor to Hangarback Walker.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT

Verdurous Gearhulk and Ishkanah, Grafwidow are both formidable five drops. With multiple successful versions of Delirium, which should prove the Staple?

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

Here's the thing -- Prized Amalgam costs 1UB. One BLUE Black. The deck doesn't even have blue mana! It can't cast Prized Amalgam, only kill you with it.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

Sorry beatdown boys... It looks like this is /actually/ a Torrential Gearhulk format! Find out about the Pro Tour's hot Torrential Gearhulk decks here.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 11:04pm EDT

Patrick Chapin and Michael J Flores explore exciting and powerful decks that DIDN'T make the Top 8 of the Star City Invitational in New Jersey. In particular the U/G Crush of Tentacles archetype had two players with 7-1 records or better... And of course there was Shaheen Soorani with an undefeated Esper Control...

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 2:43pm EDT

Distended Mindbender fills in for Elder Deep-Fiend this week in Jund Delirium, a good stuff -- even "great" stuff -- deck that combines Emerge, B/G Delirirum, and Kozilek's Return into one of the most high quality (and anti-Bant Company) decks in the format.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

Mike and Patrick explore the top decks from Pro Tour Eldritch Moon, including a couple with Elder Deep-Fiend as their centerpieces.

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Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Pro Tour Champion.

Grand Prix Champion.

Now... SCG Open Champion!

Osyp Lebedowicz took down the Baltimore Open with a G/W Tokens deck that used no new Eldritch Moon cards... But his utilization of Tragic Arrogance as a three-of main deck might have been even more innovative. 

Patrick Chapin and Michael J Flores discuss.

Direct download: tragic-arrogance.mp3
Category:Standard -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT