Vintage Doomsday Deck List Analysis for 2021.08.28-29

Doomsday's back! Well, no. Not particularly. It's just we're no longer Tier 1. Tier BBB, amirite? That's not funny. Anyway. Five lists this week.

Saturday Challenge


revenantkioku (4th Place)

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (13)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
Preordain
Time Walk
Treasure Cruise

Instants (23)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Dig Through Time
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Dispute
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence
Lands (14)
Flooded Strand
Island
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Scalding Tarn
Underground Sea
Watery Grave

Sideboard (15)
Island
Dress Down
Grafdigger's Cage
Hurkyl's Recall
Mindbreak Trap
Opposition Agent
Steel Sabotage
Surgical Extraction
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

yamakiller (5th Place)

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (13)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
Preordain
Time Walk
Treasure Cruise

Instants (23)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Dig Through Time
Flusterstorm
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence
Lands (14)
Flooded Strand
Island
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Scalding Tarn
Underground Sea
Watery Grave

Sideboard (15)
Island
Duress
Fatal Push
Hurkyl's Recall
Library of Alexandria
Opposition Agent
Steel Sabotage
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

Sunday Challenge


sawatarix (14th Place)

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (13)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
Preordain
Time Walk
Treasure Cruise

Instants (23)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Dig Through Time
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence
Lands (14)
Flooded Strand
Island
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Scalding Tarn
Underground Sea

Sideboard (15)
Island
Chain of Vapor
Fatal Push
Leyline of the Void
Library of Alexandria
Pithing Needle
Steel Sabotage
Thoughtseize

SingPanMan (28th Place)

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (13)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
Portent
Preordain
Time Walk

Instants (23)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Dig Through Time
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Dispute
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence
Lands (14)
Flooded Strand
Misty Rainforest
Polluted Delta
Scalding Tarn
Snow-Covered Island
Underground Sea
Watery Grave

Sideboard (15)
Chain of Vapor
Island
Leyline of the Void
Mindbreak Trap
Opposition Agent
Planar Void
Steel Sabotage
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

League

Core and Differences

Core

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (12)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
Preordain
Time Walk

Instants (21)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Dig Through Time
Flusterstorm
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor

Lā£ands (13)
Fetch Lands
Island
Underground Sea

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence
Sideboard (5)
Island
Steel Sabotage

revenantkioku (4th Place) Differences

Main (4)
Force of Negation
Mystical Dispute
Treasure Cruise
Watery Grave
Sideboard (10)
Dress Down
Grafdigger's Cage
Hurkyl's Recall
Mindbreak Trap
Opposition Agent
Surgical Extraction
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

yamakiller (5th Place) Differences

Main (4)
Daze
Flusterstorm
Treasure Cruise
Watery Grave
Sideboard (10)
Duress
Fatal Push
Hurkyl's Recall
Library of Alexandria
Opposition Agent
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

sawatarix (14th Place) Differences

Main (4)
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Treasure Cruise
Fetch Land
Sideboard (10)
Chain of Vapor
Fatal Push
Leyline of the Void
Library of Alexandria
Pithing Needle
Thoughtseize

SingPanMan (28th Place) Differences

Main (4)
Force of Negation
Mystical Dispute
Portent
Watery Grave
Sideboard (10)
Chain of Vapor
Leyline of the Void
Mindbreak Trap
Opposition Agent
Planar Void
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

palk52 (5-0) Differences

Main (4)
Daze
Flusterstorm
Treasure Cruise
Watery Grave
Sideboard (10)
Duress
Fatal Push
Hurkyl's Recall
Library of Alexandria
Opposition Agent
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

Total Differences

Draw (5)
Portent
Treasure Cruise

Counters (10)
Daze
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Mystical Dispute
Lands (5)
Fetch Land
Watery Grave

Sideboard (0)

Graveyard (11)
Grafdigger's Cage
Leyline of the Void
Planar Void
Surgical Extraction

Artifacts (6)
Hurkyl's Recall

Discard (5)
Duress
Thoughtseize

Creatures (6)
Opposition Agent

Lands (3)
Library of Alexandria

Counters (3)
Mindbreak Trap

Removal (14)
Chain of Vapor
Fatal Push
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

Other (2)
Dress Down
Pithing Needle

Thoughts

[[Watery Grave]] is still popular and the Main choices all come down to personal taste, but [[Treasure Cruise]] sure is going strong. Nothing particularly unique here this week.

sawatarix is still on Pithing Needle, which is solely for Bazaar matchups. It makes sense, but it worries me that it is too "slow" or just a one of. But then again he's also playing the set of Leyline of the Void I'm still not 100% on Dress Down, but it's been interesting. Surgical Extraction as well seems to at least do stuff. Sometimes. It's a weird world without Bazaar all over the place.
Which makes Leyline of the Void, well, interesting. There are a lot of Jeskai decks at the moment, which Surgical can do things that, well, Leyline can also kind of do. But not really. Like poor Natalie, I'm torn.
The rest are the things we have seen for a long time. Fatal Push is _necessary right now.


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