What should I play: BANT Pod or Solar flare?

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I'm trying to figure out what deck to build. These two seem like they're rather good, but not sure which would be the better archtype. Any ideas?
Dont netdeck. Stare at the formats cards and make something new.
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Lol, net decking wins, bro.
Lol, net decking wins, bro.



Net Decking doesn't win, playing tested archtypes that you understand wins, right now the metta is almost 100% speculation with each testing group providing differerent results, all you can do is net deck and lose, might as well take this time and try something new until results in large enough numbers to make decisions with come in.

My personal opnion is Solar Flare is really just a worse BUG Pod and a worse UB Controll.
Turn four sheoldred in a controlling deck isn't a joke but tbh I think that pod is more consistent
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Bant Pod is the number-one target on everyone's radars for post-rotation. It's one of the more consistent options available (certainly more so than Solar Flare, which seems to be at the mercy of its topdeck a lot of the time), and is a worthy choice. But make sure you practice the mirror a lot, and be prepared to be Public Enemy number 1 when dealing with hate.

 

I'm going to have to say that Solar Flare is the best deck.  Also, if Solar Flare is playing Sheoldred, something is wrong.

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Ignore Highway and Gilgiga.


Bant Pod is the number-one target on everyone's radars for post-rotation. It's one of the more consistent options available (certainly more so than Solar Flare, which seems to be at the mercy of its topdeck a lot of the time), and is a worthy choice. But make sure you practice the mirror a lot, and be prepared to be Public Enemy number 1 when dealing with hate.

 



Tell me about it. I was the only one of 20 people at my fnm playing bant pod last format.  At the pre-release, at least 7 others were scrambling to build the deck for the coming fnm. Making sure you can win the mirror is a must.
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I find playing pod daunting, though. Seems like a complicated deck to play and do well with.
Some find it daunting. There are a lot of decisions and you need to be able to think ahead multiple turns.
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Unfortunately I'm not good at thinking ahead. Maybe I can learn to, but I don't know.
BantPod has the best tools.

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I'm going to have to say that Solar Flare is the best deck.  Also, if Solar Flare is playing Sheoldred, something is wrong.


It has been working beautifully for me in testing but I would like to hear you're logic on why it shouldn't be played

I'm going to have to say that Solar Flare is the best deck.  Also, if Solar Flare is playing Sheoldred, something is wrong.


It has been working beautifully for me in testing but I would like to hear you're logic on why it shouldn't be played



You want creatures with immediate board impact. Sheoldred has no impact until the opponent's next upkeep.

Plus, it costs 7 and is almost irrefutably worse than Elesh Norn. You can't cram a bunch of 7-drops into the deck.
They are both good and I would agree in most situations Elesh norn is better but sheoldred only gets taken out by Go for the throat While norn is just as susceptible to removal as sun titan is and she doesn't give the insane lategame that sheoldred does.
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