Episode 92

The Early Risers of Zendikar Rising


September 25th, 2020

1 hr 45 mins 45 secs

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About this Episode

We take a good, long look at the latest decks, trends, and strategies in Modern and Pioneer, but this time with the cards of Zendikar Rising! We start with Cool Decks (and cards!), Inc, as we look through 2 Modern and 2 Pioneer Challenges. Then we head into The Dive Down and do a mini-dive on Gruul Goblin Charbelcher, and look at changes to Jeskai, Mill, and Death's Shadow. And look suspiciously at Omnath...

The Break Down: Challenging Challenges
The Dive Down: Recrossing, Reforging, Rebelching
The Dive Down, cont: Other Concerning Things

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2:11 - Housekeeping
4:26 - The Break Down begins - early results with Zendikar Rising
4:50 - 2 Modern Challenges
29:00 - 2 Pioneer Challenges
44:30 - The Dive Down begins
46:01 - Gruul Goblin Charbelcher
1:06:23 - Cleansing Jeskai
1:16:05 - Mill
1:22:10 - Omnath Piles
1:32:40 - Naya Winota (Pioneer)
1:35:49 - Shadow Decks
1:39:10 - Hot Takes on ZDR

Links from this week's episode:
The 9/19 Modern Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-challenge-2020-09-20
The 9/20 Modern Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-challenge-2020-09-21
The 9/19 Pioneer Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-challenge-2020-09-20
The 9/20 Pioneer Challenge: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/pioneer-challenge-2020-09-21

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