Understanding the Pioneer Metagame ft. Dom Harvey
January 20th, 2022
1 hr 54 mins 54 secs
About this Episode
The heat is on in Pioneer town. Is the format back from the dead? Seems like everyone is talking about it, and it’s this month’s format for the Manatraders monthly tournament series. So we’ve invited the incredibly wise and skilled Dom Harvey to share his insights and analysis of Pioneer’s most popular decks, including Jeskai Ascendancy, Izzet Phoenix, Boros Heroic, Lotus Field, and more.
The Dive Down, pt1: No Break Down This Week!
The Dive Down, pt2: Because the Whole Ep is Just Decks!
The Dive Down, pt3: Phoenix, Ascendancy, Heroic, Chonks, and More!
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4:24 - Housekeeping
9:10 - The Dive Down begins - Pioneer Time!
11:30 - Izzet Phoenix
25:36 - Jeskai Ascendancy
36:13 - Boros Heroic
46:40 - Lotus Field
55:57 - Chonk-ish Red
1:06:07 - Jund Food
1:13:15 - Rakdos Midrange
1:19:25 - Azorius Control
1:25:41 - What is Pioneer about?
1:47:20 - Dom on Dom
1:53:29 - Closing out
Links from this week's episode:
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Dom's linktree: https://linktr.ee/domhrv
The top decks of Pioneer: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/metagame/pioneer#paper
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