Episode 46

Threat Level: Oko


November 1st, 2019

1 hr 46 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

This week we dive deep on Magic's latest boogeyman — Oko, Thief of Crowns. Is it one of the best cards ever or just one of the goodest? We work it out in between tournament reports on SCG Atlanta and the first MTGO Pioneer Challenge.

The Break Down: SCG Open Atlanta
The Dive Down: Oko, Thief of Hearts
The Wind Down: The First Challenge of Pioneering

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2:05 — Housekeeping
3:30 — The Break Down begins: SCG Open Atlanta
7:50 — Meet Simic Whirza
14:00 — Day 2 Meta
25:36 — Top 8
30:00 — Shocking math about Urza
33:17 — Oko rising
35:15 — Takeaways
39:40 — The Dive Down Begins: #OkoWatch2k19
40:53 — Why are we talking about Oko?
46:52 — How Oko impacted our games
59:58 — Common play patterns with Oko
1:06:20 — Is Oko the best planeswalker ever?
1:12:40 — So… how ya killing Oko?
1:17:10 — What happens to the best planeswalker ever?
1:24:35 — The Wind Down begins: What we’ve been playing in Pioneer
1:31:30 — The first Pioneer Challenge meta

Links from this week's episode:
SCG Atlanta day 2 decks: http://www.starcitygames.com/decks/Star_City_Games_Open/2019-10-26_modern_Atlanta_GA_US/1/
Team Lotus Box Simic Whirza deck tech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIkQ_n5vCrA
First MTGO Pioneer Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-challenge-2019-10-28

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