Vintage Doomsday Deck List Analysis for 2022.04.23-24

Only three lists this week, but goodness are they ever different.

Saturday Challenge

Sunday Challenge

League

Core and Differences

Core

Creatures (5)
Street Wraith
Thassa's Oracle

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

Instants (19)
Ancestral Recall
Brainstorm
Dark Ritual
Daze
Demonic Consultation
Flusterstorm
Force of Negation
Force of Will
Gush
Mental Misstep
Mystical Tutor
Vampiric Tutor
Lands (13)
Fetch Lands
Island
Underground Sea

Artifacts (3)
Black Lotus
Mox Jet
Mox Sapphire

Sideboard (8)
Steel Sabotage
Island
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale
Leyline of the Void

hogpog_98 (10th Place) Differences

Main (8)
Chain of Vapor
Cling to Dust
Daze
Dig Through Time
Fetch Land
Mystical Dispute
Necropotence
Sideboard (7)
Flusterstorm
Force of Despair
Mindbreak Trap
Surgical Extraction
Tasigur, the Golden Fang
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

revenantkioku (13th Place) Differences

Main (8)
Duress
Flusterstorm
Hope of Ghirapur
Lotus Petal
Merchant Scroll
Sleight of Hand
Street Wraith
Watery Grave
Sideboard (7)
Dress Down
Energy Flux
Fatal Push
Hydroblast
Leyline of the Void
Null Rod

TakeYourT1me (5-0) Differences

Main (8)
Daze
Dig Through Time
Duress
Fetch Land
Flusterstorm
Necropotence
Sleight of Hand
Street Wraith
Sideboard (7)
Chain of Vapor
Duress
Fatal Push
Leyline of the Void
Mindbreak Trap

Total Differences

Tutors (1)
Merchant Scroll

Draw (10)
Cling to Dust
Dig Through Time
Necropotence
Sleight of Hand
Street Wraith

Counters (5)
Daze
Flusterstorm
Mystical Dispute

Creatures (1)
Hope of Ghirapur

Discard (2)
Duress

Removal (1)
Chain of Vapor

Lā£ands/Mana (4)
Fetch Lands
Lotus Petal
Watery Grave
Sideboard

Graveyard (6)
Leyline of the Void
Surgical Extraction

Artifacts (2)
Energy Flux
Null Rod

Discard (1)
Duress

Creatures (1)
Tasigur, the Golden Fang

Counters (4)
Flusterstorm
Hydroblast
Mindbreak Trap

Removal (7)
Chain of Vapor
Dress Down
Fatal Push
Force of Despair
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale

Thoughts

Main Core: 52 cards Side Core: 8 cards

While the manabase and counters show nothing new, I continue to try to live without Necropotence and Dig Through Time. No Dig may be a mistake, but I'm not missing Necro at all. hogpog_98's choice of double Cling to Dust is interesting, especially if we see a rise in Breach decks. I don't know if I'd go to two copies, but one is tasty. Hope of Ghirapur has continued to impress. I even won a mirror match thanks tot the damage it dealt.


I wasn't impressed with Hydroblast, but perhaps it was just my matchups. I'm not sure how I feel about the Leyline of the Void/Surgical Extraction split hogpog_98 played. On the one hand, Bazaar decks haven't felt very present, and Surgical helps more against Hogaak than Dredge. It also feels better against Breach. We can also always Dark Ritual out a Leyline in desperate times. It's something that I'd consider trying.


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