Vintage Doomsday Deck List Analysis for 2022.01.02-03

Happy New Year! Only two lists to peek at this week, but what interesting things do they have?

Sunday Challenge

League

Core and Differences

Core

Creatures (6)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

Sorceries (12)
Demonic Tutor
Doomsday
Gitaxian Probe
Ponder
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
Lands (13)
Fetch Lands
Island
Underground Sea

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Enchantments (1)
Necropotence

Sideboard (10)
Fatal Push
Leyline of the Void
Mindbreak Trap
Opposition Agent
Steel Sabotage

revenantkioku (32nd Place) Differences

Main (2)
Island
Portent
Sideboard (5)
Dress Down
Energy Flux
Murktide Regent
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

FGC (5-0) Differences

Main (2)
Fetch Land
Lotus Petal
Sideboard (5)
Duress
Hurkyl's Recall
Island
Massacre
Opposition Agent

Total Differences

Draw (1)
Portent

Mana/Lā£ands (3)
Fetch Land
Island
Lotus Petal
Sideboard (10)
Dress Down
Duress
Energy Flux
Hurkyl's Recall
Island
Massacre
Murktide Regent
Opposition Agent
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

Thoughts

I do hope this does not become me comparing my own list to someone else's every week. That'd be... Well, awesome that I am placing in the challenges but awkward because who doesn't like growth?


FGC chose the Lotus Petal for faster games and I stuck to the standard Portent. Nothing too exciting here. Perhaps some looking around for a new card to use in the main flex spots is necessary. I am currently low on ideas.


I want to pretend that the double Dress Down did something, but it barely came into play and often I wished I had another Fatal Push. Massacre in the League List makes me feel like White Aggro must be showing up a lot in the leagues. I doubt I'd bring it to a big tournament.
I was fairly disappointed in Energy Flux as it often rotted away in my hand as my lands got Wasted, Stripped and Ghost Quarter'd away. Hurkyl's Recall might be the right choice.


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