January TGS Magic Arena Standard: Top 8 Report

January TGS Magic Arena Standard: Top 8 Report

On January 4th, we hosted our first Magic The Gathering: Arena Standard of 2020! Here are the Top 8’s decks from the tournament:

Winner: Jay “Hinagikufan” Ueda

Jeskai Fires

Creatures (18)
Cavalier of Flame
Cavalier of Gales
Kenrith, the Returned King
Sphinx of Foresight
Bonecrusher Giant
God-Eternal Oketra

Enchantment (4)
Fires of Invention

Planeswalker (4)
Teferi, Time Raveler

Sorcery (7)
Shimmer of Possibility
Deafening Clarion

Land (27)
Sacred Foundry
Steam Vents
Temple of Epiphany
Temple of Triumph
Hallowed Fountain
Castle Vantress
Fabled Passage
Plains
Island
Mountain
Sideboard (15)
Aether Gust
Disenchant
Justice Strike
Lava Coil
Tithe Taker
Mystical Dispute

 

Finalist: Dilon “Dewbz” Dubyk

Game Actions

Creatures (24)
Cauldron Familiar
Gilded Goose
Murderous Rider
Thrashing Brontodon
Mayhem Devil
Massacre Girl
Korvold, Fae-Cursed King
Beanstalk Giant

Artifact (4)
Witch’s Oven

Enchantment (4)
Trail of Crumbs

Sorcery (3)
Casualties of War

Land (25)
Castle Locthwain
Swamp
Mountain
Forest
Blood Crypt
Overgrown Tomb
Stomping Ground
Fabled Passage
Temple of Malady
Sideboard (15)
Casualties of War
Massacre Girl
Wicked Wolf
Lovestruck Beast
Noxious Grasp
Leyline of the Void
Epic Downfall
Duress

Top Four

Drew “fingerku” Christensen

Jeskai Fires

Creatures (15)
Bonecrusher Giant
Sphinx of Foresight
Cavalier of Flame
Cavalier of Gales
Kenrith, the Returned King

Enchantment (4)
Fires of Invention

Planeswalker (4)
Teferi, Time Raveler

Enchantments (4)
Fires of Invention

Instant (4)
Aether Gust
Justice Strike

Sorcery (6)
Shimmer of Possibility
Deafening Clarion

Land (27)
Plains
Castle Vantress
Island
Mountain
Hallowed Fountain
Steam Vents
Fabled Passage
Sacred Foundry
Temple of Epiphany
Temple of Triumph
Sideboard (15)
Aether Gust
Tithe Taker
Disenchant
Mystical Dispute
Justice Strike
Lava Coil
Kenrith, the Returned King
Eternal Isolation
Time Wipe

Anthony “sisicat” Song

Free Money

Creatures (29)
Healer’s Hawk
Hunted Witness
Loyal Pegasus
Faerie Guidemother
Giant Killer
Haazda Marshal
Tithe Taker
Venerated Loxodon

Artifact (4)
Heraldic Banner

Instant (7)
Raise the Alarm
Unbreakable Formation

Land (20)
16 Plains
Castle Ardenvale
Sideboard (15)
Gideon’s Sacrifice
Gideon Blackblade
Hushbringer
Glass Casket
Devout Decree

 

Top 8

Joey “JoeyStorm” Tsoi

Gruul LLM

Creatures (31)
Bonecrusher Giant
Edgewall Innkeeper
Gruul Spellbreaker
Lovestruck Beast
Paradise Druid
Pelt Collector
Questing Beast
Rimrock Knight
Skarrgan Hellkit

Artifact (4)
Embercleave

Sorcery (1)
Domri’s Ambush

Land (24)
Castle Embereth
Fabled Passage
Forest
Mountain
Stomping Ground
Sideboard (15)
Cosmotronic Wave
Domri’s Ambush
Embereth Shieldbreaker
Shifting Ceratops
Skarrgan Hellkite
Thrashing Brontodon

Phoenix “spandy” Bradshaw

Rakdos Aggro

Creatures (29)
Dreadhorde Butcher
Judith, the Scourge Diva
Gutterbones
Knight of the Ebon Legion
Murderous Rider
Rankle, Master of Pranks
Spawn of Mayhem
Robber of the Rich
Bonecrusher Giant
Footlight Fiend

Articact (4)
Embercleave

Sorcery (4)
Drill Bit
Light Up the Stage

Land (23)
10 Swamp
Mountain
Castle Locthwain
Blood Crypt
Fabled Passage
Sideboard (15)
Epic Downfall
Duress
Noxious Grasp
Legion’s End
Cavalier of Night
Midnight Reaper
Massacre Girl
Embereth Shieldbreaker

Gavin “BBQshrimp” Bennett

Esper Prince

Creatures (17)
Charming Prince
Fblthp, the Lost
Murderous Rider
Elite Guardmage
Basilica Bell-Haunt
Kenrith, the Returned King

Planeswalker (5)
Teferi, Time Raveler
Liliana, Dreadhorde General

Instant (2)
Tyrant’s Scorn

Sorcery (10)
Thought Erasure
Kaya’s Wrath
Planar Cleansing
Command the Dreadhorde

Land (26)
Swamp
Plains
Island
Castle Ardenvale
Watery Grave
Hallowed Fountain
Godless Shrine
Temple of Silence
Fabled Passage
Sideboard (15)
Disenchant
Devout Decree
Aether Gust
Thought Erasure
Disdainful Stroke
Ethereal Absolution
Cry of the Carnarium
Kaya, Orzhov Usurper

Jordan “Heisenbe3rg” Cairns

GB Henge

Creatures (28)
Foulmire Knight
Edgewall Innkeeper
Order of Midnight
Paradise Druid
Murderous Rider
Rotting Regisaur
Lovestruck Beast
Questing Beast

Artifact (3)
The Great Henge

Planeswalker (4)
Vivien, Arkbow Ranger

Land (25)
Swamp
Castle Locthwain
Forest
Fabled Passage
Overgrown Tomb
Temple of Malady
Sideboard (15)
Duress
Epic Downfall
Find
Return to Nature
Legion’s End
Thrashing Brontodon
Noxious Grasp
Massacre Girl

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