Grand Prix Las Vegas 2017 Modern Top 8 Decklists (With No Death’s Shadows!)

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Grand Prix Las Vegas 2017 Modern Top 8 Decklists

Grand Prix Las Vegas 2017 Modern Top 8 Decklists

After 15 exciting rounds of Modern at GP Las Vegas, here are the 8 best performing deck strategies. It is worth noting that there were no [c]Death’s Shadow[/c] decks in the top 8!

  • AFFINITY  x 3
  • MONO-WHITE HATEBEARS x 2
  • NAYA BURN x 1
  • BLUE-BLACK TAKING TURNS x 1
  • ELDRAZI TRON x 1

THEAU MERY’S MONO-WHITE HATEBEARS – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]1 Weathered Wayfarer
4 Thraben Inspector
4 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
4 Leonin Arbiter
1 Phyrexian Revoker
2 Serra Avenger
4 Flickerwisp
4 Blade Splicer
1 Mirran Crusader
4 Restoration Angel
4 Path to Exile
4 Æther Vial
4 Horizon Canopy
4 Ghost Quarter
4 Tectonic Edge
1 Eiganjo Castle
1 Cavern of Souls
9 Plains[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 Mirran Crusader
2 Dusk // Dawn
2 Burrenton Forge-Tender
2 Stony Silence
2 Silence
4 Relic of Progenitus
1 Grafdigger’s Cage[/d]

ALLEN WU’S AFFINITY – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]4 Arcbound Ravager
2 Etched Champion
2 Master of Etherium
3 Memnite
4 Ornithopter
4 Signal Pest
4 Steel Overseer
4 Vault Skirge
3 Thoughtcast
1 Galvanic Blast
4 Cranial Plating
4 Mox Opal
4 Springleaf Drum
4 Darksteel Citadel
4 Blinkmoth Nexus
2 Glimmervoid
4 Inkmoth Nexus
1 Island
2 Spire of Industry[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 Etched Champion
2 Ancient Grudge
2 Dispatch
2 Ghirapur Æther Grid
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Relic of Progenitus
2 Stubborn Denial
2 Thoughtseize[/d]

MANI DAVOUDI’S AFFINITY – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]4 Signal Pest
4 Steel Overseer
4 Arcbound Ravager
4 Ornithopter
4 Vault Skirge
2 Memnite
2 Master of Etherium
2 Etched Champion
4 Galvanic Blast
4 Cranial Plating
4 Springleaf Drum
4 Mox Opal
1 Welding Jar
4 Darksteel Citadel
4 Blinkmoth Nexus
4 Inkmoth Nexus
3 Spire of Industry
1 Glimmervoid
1 Mountain[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 Etched Champion
2 Rest in Peace
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Thoughtseize
1 Spell Pierce
1 Wear // Tear
2 Ghirapur Æther Grid
2 Ancient Grudge
2 Dispatch[/d]

BEN COURSEY’S AFFINITY – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]3 Etched Champion
4 Vault Skirge
4 Ornithopter
2 Spellskite
3 Steel Overseer
4 Arcbound Ravager
4 Signal Pest
2 Memnite
4 Galvanic Blast
4 Springleaf Drum
4 Mox Opal
4 Cranial Plating
4 Darksteel Citadel
2 Ensoul Artifact
4 Blinkmoth Nexus
4 Inkmoth Nexus
3 Glimmervoid
1 Island[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 Whipflare
2 Ghirapur Æther Grid
2 Vapor Snag
3 Spell Pierce
1 Ceremonious Rejection
3 Relic of Progenitus
2 Spell Snare[/d]

MATT SORENSEN’S ELDRAZI TRON – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]2 Karn Liberated
4 Thought-Knot Seer
4 Matter Reshaper
4 Reality Smasher
3 Endbringer
4 Walking Ballista
1 Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger
1 All Is Dust
2 Dismember
4 Expedition Map
4 Chalice of the Void
1 Basilisk Collar
2 Mind Stone
2 Wastes
1 Sea Gate Wreckage
1 Cavern of Souls
4 Eldrazi Temple
4 Ghost Quarter
4 Urza’s Tower
4 Urza’s Mine
4 Urza’s Power Plant[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 All Is Dust
1 Grafdigger’s Cage
2 Pithing Needle
2 Relic of Progenitus
2 Surgical Extraction
2 Warping Wail
2 Ratchet Bomb
2 Spatial Contortion[/d]

PAUL PETERSON’S NAYA BURN – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]4 Eidolon of the Great Revel
4 Goblin Guide
4 Monastery Swiftspear
4 Lava Spike
4 Rift Bolt
4 Boros Charm
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Lightning Helix
4 Searing Blaze
4 Skullcrack
4 Arid Mesa
4 Inspiring Vantage
3 Mountain
2 Sacred Foundry
3 Scalding Tarn
1 Stomping Ground
3 Wooded Foothills[/d]

Sideboard

[d]2 Deflecting Palm
4 Destructive Revelry
2 Ensnaring Bridge
2 Kor Firewalker
3 Path to Exile
2 Relic of Progenitus[/d]

CRAIG WESCOE’S GREEN-WHITE HATEBEARS – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]1 Brimaz, King of Oreskos
4 Leonin Arbiter
4 Loxodon Smiter
4 Mirran Crusader
4 Noble Hierarch
3 Qasali Pridemage
2 Scavenging Ooze
2 Thalia, Guardian of Thraben
2 Voice of Resurgence
4 Collected Company
4 Path to Exile
4 Æther Vial
1 Brushland
1 Forest
4 Ghost Quarter
4 Horizon Canopy
2 Plains
4 Razorverge Thicket
2 Stirring Wildwood
4 Temple Garden[/d]

Sideboard

[d]3 Burrenton Forge-Tender
1 Dismember
2 Eternal Witness
4 Rest in Peace
2 Stony Silence
1 Valorous Stance
2 Wrath of God[/d]

DANIEL WONG’S BLUE-BLACK TAKING TURNS – GP VEGAS MODERN

[d]2 Snapcaster Mage
3 Exhaustion
3 Part the Waterveil
4 Serum Visions
3 Temporal Mastery
4 Time Warp
1 Censor
1 Commandeer
2 Cryptic Command
2 Fatal Push
4 Gigadrowse
1 Snapback
3 Howling Mine
4 Dictate of Kruphix
1 Drowned Catacomb
1 Fetid Pools
1 Flooded Strand
1 Gemstone Caverns
1 Inkmoth Nexus
8 Island
1 Mikokoro, Center of the Sea
1 Misty Rainforest
1 Polluted Delta
1 River of Tears
2 Scalding Tarn
1 Snow-Covered Island
2 Sunken Hollow
1 Watery Grave[/d]

Sideboard

[d]1 Commandeer
3 Chalice of the Void
3 Collective Brutality
1 Engineered Explosives
2 Hurkyl’s Recall
1 Tasigur, the Golden Fang
2 Thing in the Ice
2 Thoughtseize[/d]

What do you think of the meta everyone, are these the results that you’d expected? And how healthy is Modern as a format right now?

Grand Prix Las Vegas 2017 Modern Top 8 Decklists
Below are the Top 8 decklists, the chosen strategies of the last eight players standing after fifteen challenging rounds of Modern.

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