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Postby Blackhound » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:35 pm

Affinity
Infect
Zoo
Tron
Twin
Hatebears
Scapeshift
Birthing pod
B/G midrange
RDW
U/X Control
Whitelife gain

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Postby ExarionUniverse1 » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:51 pm

Blackhound » Sun Apr 07, 2013 11:35 am wrote:Affinity
Infect
Zoo
Tron
Twin
Hatebears
Scapeshift
Birthing pod
B/G midrange
RDW
U/X Control
Whitelife gain



Decklists please?

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Postby Clownfish » Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:01 pm

Blackhound » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:35 pm wrote:Affinity
Infect
Zoo
Tron
Twin
Hatebears
Scapeshift
Birthing pod
B/G midrange
RDW
U/X Control
Whitelife gain


This doesn't seem to be up to date. The highest tier decks, as taken from Ari Lax's article:
Jund (BGR/BGRW) / The Rock (BG)
Melira Pod (BGW) / Kiki Pod (WURG)
Robots
Tron (G/R)
UWR Control
Delver (UR/ URG)
Twin

Lower tier viable decks (original research):
Scapeshift
Hexproof aka Bogle.dec
RDW (R / RBW)
Storm
Ad Nauseam
Hatebears
Restore Balance
Living End
Soul Sisters
Infect

Recent decklists for reference:
(Deck, record, player, event, date)
(I picked these in part on result, in part
on the player and in part on how well it represents the stock lists. I don't necessarily endorse the lists as being optimal.)
The Rock
[deck=The Rock, 8th, Willy Edel, GP Detroit, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
1 Encroaching Wastes
1 Forest
4 Marsh Flats
1 Misty Rainforest
2 Overgrown Tomb
3 Swamp
4 Tectonic Edge
4 Treetop Village
1 Twilight Mire
4 Verdant Catacombs
4 Dark Confidant
4 Deathrite Shaman
2 Desecration Demon
4 Scavenging Ooze
4 Tarmogoyf
2 Abrupt Decay
1 Batterskull
3 Dismember
3 Inquisition of Kozilek
2 Maelstrom Pulse
3 Thoughtseize
3 Liliana of the Veil
Sideboard
1 Creeping Corrosion
2 Disfigure
2 Eradicate
4 Fulminator Mage
1 Gaze of Granite
1 Grafdigger's Cage
1 Infest
1 Kitchen Finks
2 Thrun, the Last Troll[/deck]

Jund
[deck=Jund, 2nd, Reid Duke, GP Detroit, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
4 Blackcleave Cliffs
2 Blood Crypt
1 Forest
3 Marsh Flats
1 Misty Rainforest
1 Overgrown Tomb
2 Raging Ravine
1 Stomping
Ground
2 Swamp
3 Treetop Village
4 Verdant Catacombs
4 Dark Confidant
4 Deathrite Shaman
2 Scavenging Ooze
4 Tarmogoyf
1 Blightning
3 Inquisition of Kozilek
4 Lightning Bolt
2 Maelstrom Pulse
1 Pillar of Flame
2 Terminate
3 Thoughtseize
2 Chandra, Pyromaster
4 Liliana of the Veil
Sideboard
2 Ancient Grudge
2 Fulminator Mage
2 Grafdigger's Cage
1 Grim Lavamancer
1 Obstinate Baloth
2 Olivia Voldaren
2 Shatterstorm
1 Sowing Salt
1 Sword of Light and Shadow
1 Thoughtseize[/deck]

Melira Pod
[deck=Melira Pod, 1st, Josh McClain, GP Detroit, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
3 Forest
3 Gavony Township
1 Godless Shrine
4 Misty Rainforest
2 Overgrown Tomb
3 Razorverge Thicket
1 Swamp
1 Temple Garden
4 Verdant Catacombs
1 Woodland Cemetery
1 Archangel of Thune
4 Birds of Paradise
3 Deathrite Shaman
1 Eternal Witness
4 Kitchen Finks
1 Melira, Sylvok Outcast
2 Murderous Redcap
1 Orzhov Pontiff
1 Phyrexian Metamorph
1 Qasali Pridemage
1 Ranger of
Eos
1 Reveillark
1 Spellskite
1 Spike Feeder
2 Viscera Seer
2 Voice of Resurgence
1 Wall of Roots
2 Abrupt Decay
4 Birthing Pod
3 Chord of Calling
Sideboard
1 Aven Mindcensor
2 Dismember
1 Harmonic Sliver
3 Lingering Souls
1 Linvala, Keeper of Silence
1 Shriekmaw
1 Sin Collector
4 Thoughtseize
1 Voice of Resurgence[/deck]

Kiki Pod
[deck=Kiki Pod, 3-1, juppal, Modern Daily #5936806, 11 Sep 2013]Maindeck
3 Arid Mesa
1 Breeding Pool
1 Forest
2 Gavony Township
4 Grove of the Burnwillows
1 Hallowed Fountain
4 Misty Rainforest
1 Plains
2 Rugged Prairie
1 Sacred Foundry
1 Steam Vents
1 Stomping Ground
1 Temple Garden
4 Birds of Paradise
2 Deceiver Exarch
1 Fauna Shaman
1 Glen Elendra Archmage
1 Izzet Staticaster
2 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
2 Kitchen Finks
1 Linvala, Keeper of Silence
1 Loxodon Smiter
1 Murderous Redcap
4 Noble Hierarch
1 Phantasmal Image
1 Qasali Pridemage
3 Restoration Angel
1 Scavenging Ooze
1 Spellskite
3
Voice of Resurgence
1 Wall of Roots
1 Zealous Conscripts
4 Birthing Pod
1 Domri Rade
Sideboard
1 Ancient Grudge
1 Avalanche Riders
1 Aven Mindcensor
2 Chalice of the Void
1 Fiend Hunter
1 Loxodon Smiter
2 Negate
1 Obstinate Baloth
4 Path to Exile
1 Thrun, the Last Troll[/deck]

Robots
[deck=Robots, 6th, Alex Majlaton, GP Detroit, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
4 Blinkmoth Nexus
4 Darksteel Citadel
3 Glimmervoid
4 Inkmoth Nexus
1 Island
4 Arcbound Ravager
4 Etched Champion
2 Memnite
4 Ornithopter
4 Signal Pest
3 Steel Overseer
4 Vault Skirge
4 Cranial Plating
2 Galvanic Blast
4 Mox Opal
4 Springleaf Drum
3 Thoughtcast
2 Welding Jar
Sideboard
1 Ancient Grudge
2 Dismember
1 Grafdigger's Cage
1 Illness in the Ranks
1 Nature's Claim
1 Ray of Revelation
2 Rest in Peace
1 Spellskite
3 Thoughtseize
2 Torpor Orb[/deck]

Tron
[deck=Tron, 3-1, Celldweller, Modern Daily #5969450, 13 Sep 2013]Maindeck
1
Eye of Ugin
1 Forest
2 Ghost Quarter
4 Grove of the Burnwillows
4 Urza's Mine
4 Urza's Power Plant
4 Urza's Tower
1 Emrakul, the Aeons Torn
3 Wurmcoil Engine
4 Ancient Stirrings
4 Chromatic Sphere
4 Chromatic Star
4 Expedition Map
4 Karn Liberated
4 Oblivion Stone
4 Pyroclasm
4 Relic of Progenitus
4 Sylvan Scrying
Sideboard
3 Combust
3 Mindslaver
3 Nature's Claim
3 Spellskite
2 Torpor Orb
1 Wurmcoil Engine[/deck]

UWR Control
[deck=UWR Control, 3-1, lsv, Modern Daily #5936806, 11 Sep 2013]Maindeck
3 Arid Mesa
4 Celestial Colonnade
1 Glacial Fortress
2 Hallowed Fountain
3 Island
1 Mountain
1 Plains
1 Sacred Foundry
3 Scalding Tarn
2 Steam Vents
2 Sulfur Falls
3 Tectonic Edge
3 Snapcaster Mage
1 Ajani Vengeant
1 Batterskull
4 Cryptic Command
4 Electrolyze
1 Hallowed Burial
4 Lightning Bolt
2 Lightning Helix
3 Mana Leak
2 Path to Exile
1 Pillar of Flame
1 Pyroclasm
3 Spell Snare
2 Sphinx's Revelation
2
Think Twice
Sideboard
2 Celestial Purge
2 Counterflux
1 Crucible of Worlds
1 Dispel
1 Engineered Explosives
1 Hallowed Burial
1 Pyroclasm
1 Shadow of Doubt
1 Sowing Salt
1 Spellskite
1 Stony Silence
1 Tectonic Edge
1 Wear // Tear[/deck]

Faeries
[deck=Faeries, 3-1, DruidGuru, Modern Daily #5969555, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
1 Blood Crypt
1 Faerie Conclave
4 Island
3 Misty Rainforest
1 Mountain
3 Mutavault
3 Scalding Tarn
4 Steam Vents
1 Sulfur Falls
1 Watery Grave
4 Delver of Secrets
4 Snapcaster Mage
4 Spellstutter Sprite
2 Vendilion Clique
1 Burst Lightning
1 Electrolyze
4 Lightning Bolt
2 Magma Jet
4 Mana Leak
2 Pillar of Flame
4 Remand
2 Spell Pierce
3 Spell Snare
1 Sword of Fire and Ice
Sideboard
1 Dispel
2 Engineered Explosives
2 Go for the Throat
2 Magma Spray
1 Negate
1 Spellskite
1 Spreading Seas
4 Stone Rain
1 Sword of Feast and Famine[/deck]

UWR Twin
[deck= UWR Twin, top 16,
Tristan Woodsmith, GP Detroit, 15 Sep 2013]Maindeck
4 Arid Mesa
2 Cascade Bluffs
4 Celestial Colonnade
1 Hallowed Fountain
1 Island
2 Mountain
1 Plains
2 Sacred Foundry
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Steam Vents
1 Sulfur Falls
4 Deceiver Exarch
2 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
1 Pestermite
4 Restoration Angel
2 Spellskite
4 Wall of Omens
2 Electrolyze
1 Izzet Charm
4 Lightning Bolt
4 Path to Exile
4 Remand
4 Splinter Twin
Sideboard
1 Celestial Purge
1 Combust
1 Counterflux
2 Engineered Explosives
3 Negate
2 Rest in Peace
1 Spellskite
2 Threads of Disloyalty
2 Vendilion Clique[/deck]

Scapeshift
[deck=Scapeshift, top 16, James Chong, GP Detroit, Sep 2013]Maindeck
1 Breeding Pool
3 Forest
1 Island
2 Misty Rainforest
6 Mountain
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Steam Vents
4 Stomping Ground
3 Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle
4 Primeval Titan
4 Sakura-Tribe Elder
3 Farseek
4 Izzet Charm
3 Prismatic Omen
4 Pyroclasm
4 Remand
4 Scapeshift
4 Search for Tomorrow
nSideboard
1 Boseiju, Who Shelters All
1 Cavern of Souls
2 Combust
1 Grafdigger's Cage
2 Ignorant Bliss
2 Nature's Claim
4 Obstinate Baloth
2 Spellskite[/deck]

Hexproof
[deck=GW Hexproof, 3-1, reiderrabbit, Modern Daily #5832137, 20 Aug 2013]Maindeck
1 Dryad Arbor
1 Forest
4 Horizon Canopy
3 Misty Rainforest
4 Razorverge Thicket
4 Temple Garden
3 Verdant Catacombs
1 Wooded Bastion
4 Gladecover Scout
4 Kor Spiritdancer
4 Slippery Bogle
4 Daybreak Coronet
4 Ethereal Armor
4 Hyena Umbra
4 Keen Sense
4 Rancor
3 Spider Umbra
1 Spirit Link
3 Unflinching Courage
Sideboard
2 Dismember
1 Grafdigger's Cage
4 Leyline of Sanctity
2 Path to Exile
2 Rest in Peace
3 Stony Silence
1 Suppression Field[/deck]


That's about the decks that seem like they're worth testing against, though it by no means covers all the viable decks in the format.
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Postby Lightning_Dolt » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:17 am

No love for BW tokens?

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Postby Blackhound » Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:55 pm

Top 3 decks, Junk, Scapeshift, Twin ?

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Postby Thrillho » Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:52 pm

Affinity is in that top category according to internet.

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Postby Kaitscralt » Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:53 pm

yes and there is also a pro tour going on right now which might help this thread on sunday
Lord_Mcdonalds » Yesterday, 3:13 pm wrote: Standard hobos who play budget garbage should be looked upon with suspicion.

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Postby Kaitscralt » Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:54 pm

wait this thread is eight years old
Lord_Mcdonalds » Yesterday, 3:13 pm wrote: Standard hobos who play budget garbage should be looked upon with suspicion.

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Postby Blackhound » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:06 pm

Well, esper dredge lost earlier.

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Postby RedNihilist » Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:09 pm

RIP Pod :(

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Postby Blackhound » Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:31 pm

Any fringe decks worth playing post ban ?


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