Episode 51

ROY G NIV: 5C Niv-Mizzet ft. Faithless Brewing


December 6th, 2019

1 hr 45 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

The Dive Down teams up with Faithless Brewing to bring you a deck dive into Five Color Niv-Mizzet!
The Break Down: The week of Pioneer PTQs and the subsequent bans
The Dive Down: The Five Color Niv-Mizzet deck dive!

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3:28 - Introducing Faithless Brewing
7:52 - Housekeeping
10:28 - The Break Down begins: Pioneer PTQs = Pioneer bans
19:28 - The Dive Down begins: Introducing 5C Niv
25:10 - What IS 5C Niv?
31:28 - The gameplan
43:24 - The cards begin: The BTL toolbox
50:00 - The mana
57:34 - The guild cards
1:16:15 - Executing the game plan
1:21:03 - The place in the meta
1:29:10 - Sideboarding with Niv
1:32:07 - Sideboarding against Niv
1:36:43 - The future of Niv
1:41:26 - Closing out

Links from this week's episode:
Faithless Brewing's homepage: https://faithlessbrewing.podbean.com
Faithless Brewing on Twitter: https://twitter.com/faithlessmtg
Faithless Brewing's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/faithlessbrewing
December 2nd Pioneer Bannings: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/december-2-2019-pioneer-banned-announcement
An example 5CNM decklist: https://www.mtggoldfish.com/deck/2518206#paper

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