Episode 84

The Many Moods of Mystic Sanctuary


July 31st, 2020

1 hr 47 mins 58 secs

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About this Episode

This week we take a look at one of the most popular and powerful cards in Modern - Mystic Sanctuary. What makes it good, how is it being played, and what can you do with it? Before that, we break down the Manatraders July Modern 15k tournament.

The Break Down: Modern Manatraders
The Dive Down: Making Mystic Mighty

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2:27 - Housekeeping
5:00 - The Break Down begins - The Manatraders July Modern 15k
9:50 - The MT meta
18:48 - The top 32
27:38 - Conversion rate discussion
32:52 - The Top 8
36:30 - The top cards
42:59 - The Dive Down begins - a brief history of Mystic Sanctuary
51:26 - What makes Sanctuary messed-up?
58:15 - The value plan of Sanctuary
1:11:15 - The impact on your mana
1:18:05 - The loops
1:30:10 - The strategies
1:34:25 - Facing down Sanctuary
1:39:05 - Is this the best card in Modern?
1:45:55 - Closing out

Links from this week's episode:
Gruul Prowess: https://goodgriefgames.wordpress.com/2020/04/22/brewed-up-r-g-prowess-modern/
Mystic Sanctuary is a Messed-Up Magic Card: https://articles.starcitygames.com/premium/mystic-sanctuary-is-a-messed-up-magic-card/
People Are Sleeping On Mystic Sanctuary: https://articles.starcitygames.com/premium/people-are-sleeping-on-mystic-sanctuary/
Examining The Future Of Mystic Sanctuary In Modern: https://articles.starcitygames.com/premium/examining-the-future-of-mystic-sanctuary-in-modern/

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