Who is evilweevil and why?
What did you tell us?
I have to say, the Zoo lists were pretty outdated.
The only really interesting thing that I noticed was that the Faerie deck was using Mistbind Clique.
He's an active forum member on these boards who has been saying all along that Affinity was going to make a comeback and place first in some major tournament.
I'm very surprised at the lack of Chrome Mox too. That list just seems very slow if you don't have a Spell Snare in your opening hand.
Yeah, running mistbind clique without bitterblossom was a strange choice, but I guess it must've worked. And jitte is strange md in the elf deck, he probably added them because he was expecting a lot of faeries, and other blue control. Overall, a pretty diverse top 8, but nothing that special except for the affinity and bubble hulk players.
Yeah, I'm busting out the Old affinity deck for the PTQs anyhow. 4 Maindeck Canonist was confirmed right after PT Berlin. I still don't know about Atog in this format, it seems really vulnerable to Smother and Spell Snare.
Granted, iamjellydonut is an idiot but there were several threads like this.
Yeah most two-drops are vulnerable to those spells.
Looks like some prett... quite sucky lists there. Even the Affinity list looks... well, overstuffed with finishers somehow. Weird.
That's usually what we get for the first few PTQs of the season. I remember the PTQ at Worlds last year where Tog actually got a Top 8 spot and the Doran deck was remarkably subpar, with only two Dorans and stuff like that.
12 elf hate affinity ftw lol, splash damage to other combo decks was a bonus. Since other aggro decks were running subpar cards to deal with elves I think affinity got the ground it need against them. That and affinity was always a solid deck.
There was one PTQ last season with 8 Doran decks, even though it wasn't close to the best deck in the format.