Episode 68

Ikoria: Lair of the Spoilers, Pt. 1 ft. Aspiring Spike

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April 10th, 2020

1 hr 48 mins 2 secs

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About this Episode

We have Evart Moughon, aka Aspiring Spike, on as a guest host to go over the first batch of Ikoria spoilers!
The Break Down: Modern Showcase!
The Dive Down: Behemoth Spoilers!
The Wind Down: Listener Questions!

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Timestamps:
2:28 - Housekeeping
3:35 - The Break Down: Modern Super Qualifier
5:30 - The top 8
14:42 - The top 32 meta
28:07 - The Dive Down begins: how we evaluate cards
32:39 - The mechanics of Ikoria
44:31 - Picks to Click: Lurrus of the Dream Den
52:09 - Heartless Act
57:01 - Vivien, Monsters' Advocate
1:04:06 - Sea-Dasher Octopus
1:07:24 - Fiend Artisan
1:11:29 - Sprite Dragon
1:16:24 - General Kudro of Drannith
1:22:01 - Rielle, the Everwise
1:25:39 - Mythos of Nethroi
1:29:27 - Some quick hits
1:35:12 - The Wind Down - questions for Aspiring Spike
1:45:21 - Where to find Aspiring Spike
1:46:29 - Closing Out

Links from this week's episode:
Modern Super Qualifier: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-super-qualifier-2020-04-05#decklists
The Mechanics of Ikoria: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/ikoria-lair-behemoths-mechanics-2020-04-02?sd
Ikoria spoilers: https://scryfall.com/sets/iko?order=set&as=grid
Aspiring Spike on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/aspiringspike
Aspiring Spike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MoughonEvart/

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