111 gamers have been invited to take part within the second week of SCG Tour Online Season Two Championship Qualifiers. Players who participated within the day by day problem occasions all through the week have been eligible to take part primarily based on the variety of factors, and as such the most of the high gamers have been within the occasion. Read on to search out out the VOD, metagame evaluation and the highest 16 decks of the occasion!
Almost a full week has passed by for the reason that Standard ban announcement on August 3 (read more about it here), and to this point, ramp methods primarily based on Blue and Green playing cards have taken place as the highest deck within the format regardless of the banning of Growth Spiral and Wilderness Reclamation. Uro, Nissa and Hydroid Krasis are nonetheless playing cards to beat within the new format and now with out Teferi, Time Raveler, Black playing cards are actually again on the agenda for interplay. There is a variety of disruption spells at disposal, similar to Thought Erasure, Eliminate, Casualties of War, and extra.
There are additionally three completely different archetypes that each one characteristic Green and Blue playing cards as the bottom. Of these, the deck to beat at the moment is the nice outdated Temur Adventures, that additionally supply a ton of card benefit through Lucky Clover and Edgewall Innkeeper. Control decks within the present meta may have a tough time beating this deck, because it has proven previously – and the lack of Teferi makes it even worse. The subsequent is Elementals, providing card benefit and ramping through Risen Reef, with the ultimate payoff card being Genesis Ultimatum – hoping to convey out Terror of the Peaks to deal deadly harm. Temur Flash is the third archetype, which is generally Simic Flash however with some purple playing cards similar to Bonecrusher Giant and Flame Sweep splashed in for extra interplay. Of these, the Adventure deck seems to be to trump all of them. The final two decks didn’t carry out so effectively on this event, every with a dismal 41% win fee in comparison with 58% to Adventures.
As for aggressive decks, Rakdos Sacrifice with out Cauldron Familiar reveals that it may be a pressure to be reckoned with, as Ryuji takes the the second place for the event this week. It’s a small pattern measurement, nevertheless it recorded a terrific 73% win fee. Mono Green and Mono Red are survivors of the brand new metagame, as there are actually much less incentives to play Mono Black and Mono White with out Temur Reclamation. These decks had a mean file right here. Finally, the following neatest thing to do on flip 4 is Winota, Joiner of Forces as gamers attempt to break the cardboard with out Agent of Treachery. The Mardu model, popularized from earlier than the bans, had respectable efficiency right here.
Control decks are actually principally non-existent right here with out Teferi, Time Raveler, and whether or not that may translate to a wholesome meta that extra gamers can get pleasure from stays to be seen. While there’s some spice nonetheless popping in right here and there, it seems to be like the very best decks are set in stone already.
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