Manaleak.com Birmingham Standard PPTQ Top 8 Decklists!

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Manaleak.com Birmingham Standard PPTQ Top 8 Decklists!

In a long day of Magic dominated by all sorts of different decks, it was Henry Channing playing an innovative take on the [c]Haunted Dead[/c] + [c]Prized Amalgam[/c] deck who came out on top! Black/Green strategies were definitely a dominant force in the Top 8, clinching 3 out of the top 4 slots. What else will this standard format have to offer? It seems that week after week this format shows us something new and exciting!

WINNER – Henry Channing, Golgari Dredge

[d]Creatures

3 Catacomb Sifter
4 Grim Flayer
4 Haunted Dead
3 Noose Constrictor
4 Prized Amalgam
4 Scrapheap Scrounger
4 Voldaren Pariah

Spells

3 Grasp of Darkness
1 Morbid Curiosity
3 Sinister Concoction
4 Smuggler’s Copter

Lands

3 Aether Hub
4 Blooming Marsh
1 Forest
2 Foul Orchard
4 Hissing Quagmire
9 Swamp

Sideboard

2 Dead Weight
2 Distended Mindbender
2 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1 Key to the City
2 Mindwrack Demon
2 Murder
1 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
1 Pick the Brain
2 Transgress the Mind[/d]

Finalist – Jim Corwood, Jeskai Control

[d]Creatures

2 Archangel Avacyn
3 Torrential Gearhulk

Planeswalkers

1 Dovin Baan
1 Nahiri, the Harbinger

Spells

3 Anticipate
1 Blessed Alliance
2 Fumigate
4 Glimmer of Genius
4 Harnessed Lightning
3 Immolating Glare
1 Quarantine Field
3 Radiant Flames
1 Stasis Snare
2 Summary Dismissal
3 Void Shatter

Lands

4 Aether Hub
3 Inspiring Vantage
4 Island
6 Plains
4 Port Town
1 Spirebluff Canal
4 Wandering Fumarole

Sideboard

1 Blessed Alliance
2 Ceremonious Rejection
1 Fumigate
3 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Linvala, the Preserver
3 Negate
3 Spell Queller
1 Westvale Abbey[/d]

Top 4 – James Lawton, Golgari Delirium

[d]Creatures

3 Catacomb Sifter
1 Emrakul, the Promised End
2 Gnarlwood Dryad
4 Grim Flayer
1 Ishkanah, Grafwidow
3 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
2 Tireless Tracker
4 Verdurous Gearhulk

Planeswalkers

1 Liliana, the Last Hope

Spells

4 Blossoming Defence
3 Grapple with the Past
3 Grasp of Darkness
4 Smuggler’s Copter
2 Traverse the Ulvenwald

Lands

4 Blooming Marsh
1 Evolving Wilds
8 Forest
4 Hissing Quagmire
6 Swamp

Sideboard

2 Appetite for the Unnatural
2 Dead Weight
2 Ishkanah, Grafwidow
2 Liliana, the Last Hope
2 Noose Constrictor
1 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
1 Pick the Brain
3 Transgress the Mind[/d]

Top 4 – Manuel Luis, Golgari Delirium

[d]Creatures

1 Deathcap Cultivator
1 Emrakul, the Promised End
4 Gnarlwood Dryad
4 Grim Flayer
1 Ishkanah, Grafwidow
1 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1 Noxious Gearhulk
3 Scrapheap Scrounger
2 Tireless Tracker
1 Verdurous Gearhulk

Planeswalkers

2 Liliana, the Last Hope

Spells
3 Dead Weight
3 Grapple with the Past
2 Grasp of Darkness
4 Smuggler’s Copter
4 Traverse the Ulvenwald

Lands
4 Blooming Marsh
8 Forest
4 Hissing Quagmire
7 Swamp

Sideboard
1 Distended Mindbender
2 Grasp of Darkness
1 Ishkanah, Grafwidow
1 Nissa, Vital Force
2 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
3 Pick the Brain
1 Ruinous Path
2 To the Slaughter
2 Transgress the Mind[/d]

Top 8 – Elliot Chacksfield, Rakdos Madness

[d]Creatures
4 Cryptbreaker
4 Haunted Dead
2 Insolent Neonate
4 Haunted Dead
4 Scrapheap Scrounger
4 Voldaren Pariah

Spells
2 Cathartic Reunion
4 Fiery Temper
2 Lightning Axe
4 Smuggler’s Copter
2 Tormenting Voice
2 Unlicensed Disintegration

Lands
3 Foreboding Ruins
5 Mountain
4 Smoldering Marsh
10 Swamp

Sideboard
2 Collective Brutality
2 Distended Mindbender
2 Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
2 Liliana, the Last Hope
1 Ob Nixilis, Reignited
2 To the Slaughter
3 Transgress the Mind
1 Unlicensed Disintegration[/d]

Top 8 – Davie Whyte, COLOSSUS Affinity

[d]Creatures
2 Elder Deep-Fiend
3 Eldrazi Skyspawner
4 Glint-Nest Crane
4 Metalwork Colossus

Spells
4 Cultivator’s Caravan
4 Deadlock Trap
3 Hedron Archive
4 Prophetic Prism
3 Skysovereign, Consul Flagship
2 Smuggler’s Copter
3 Woodweaver’s Puzzleknot

Lands
4 Aether Hub
2 Botanical Sanctum
2 Inventor’s Fair
7 Island
4 Sanctum of Ugin
3 Spirebluff Canal
2 Wandering Fumarole

Sideboard
2 Ceremonious Rejection
3 Harnessed Lightning
2 Natural State
3 Negate
2 Radiant Flames
1 Summary Dismissal
2 Thought-Knot Seer[/d]

Top 8 – Alex Roebuck, Jeskai Control

[d]Creatures
4 Thing in the Ice
3 Torrential Gearhulk

Planeswalkers
2 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar

Spells
3 Anticipate
1 Blessed Alliance
4 Galvanic Bombardment
4 Glimmer of Genius
4 Harnessed Lightning
1 Immolating Glare
2 Negate
1 Quarantine Field
2 Radiant Flames
3 Void Shatter

Lands
4 Aether Hub
3 Inspiring Vantage
5 Island
1 Mountain
5 Plains
4 Port Town
4 Wandering Fumarole

Sideboard
2 Ceremonious Rejection
1 Confirm Suspicions
1 Declaration in Stone
1 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Linvala, the Preserver
1 Negate
1 Radiant Flames
1 Sphinx of the Final Word
1 Stasis Snare
2 Summary Dismissal
3 Weaver of Lightning[/d]

Top 8 – James Allen, Azorius Flash

[d]Creatures
3 Archangel Avacyn
3 Gisela, the Broken Blade
4 Reflector Mage
4 Selfless Spirit
4 Spell Queller
4 Thalia, Heretic Cathar
4 Thraben Inspector

Planeswalkers
1 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar

Spells
2 Declaration in Stone
2 Immolating Glare
4 Smuggler’s Copter
3 Stasis Snare

Lands
5 Island
9 Plains
4 Port Town
4 Prairie Stream
2 Westvale Abbey

Sideboard
2 Blessed Alliance
1 Bruna, the Fading Light
2 Ceremonious Rejection
1 Declaration in Stone
3 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
1 Linvala, the Preserver
2 Negate
1 Summary Dismissal
1 Thalia’s Lancers
1 Void Shatter[/d]

Manaleak.com Birmingham Standard PPTQ Top 8 Decklists!
In a long day of Magic dominated by all sorts of different decks, it was Henry Channing playing an innovative take on the [c]Haunted Dead[/c] + [c]Prized Amalgam[/c] deck who came out on top! Black/Green strategies were definitely a dominant force in the Top 8, clinching 3 out of the top 4 slots. What else will this standard format have to offer? It seems that week after week this format shows us something new and exciting!

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