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The Dangers in Playing Delver

2y ago
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http://www.gatheringmagic.com/ I think it's relevant to continue talking about the defining deck of our metagame: W/U Delver. Here, I go through Game 1 of the SCG: Detroit finals and showcase exactly how and why the Delver player gets himself into trouble against Zombies. I hope the video isn't too hard to follow. For reference, here are the decklists: W/U Delver 4 Delver of Secrets 4 Restoration Angel 4 Snapcaster Mage 4 Geist of Saint Traft 1 Dismember 1 Gut Shot 1 Mental Misstep 2 Thought Scour 4 Mana Leak 4 Vapor Snag 3 Gitaxian Probe 4 Ponder 2 Sword of War and Peace 1 Plains 8 Island 2 Moorland Haunt 3 Cavern of Souls 4 Glacial Fortress 4 Seachrome Coast Sideboard: 2 Tamiyo, the Moon Sage 2 Phantasmal Image 1 Dismember 3 Hero of Bladehold 1 Sun Titan 3 Celestial Purge 2 Dissipate 1 Divine Offering U/B Zombies 2 Bloodline Keeper 2 Highborn Ghoul 4 Blood Artist 4 Diregraf Ghoul 4 Geralf's Messenger 4 Gravecrawler 4 Phantasmal Image 1 Act of Aggression 3 Geth's Verdict 3 Tragic Slip 2 Killing Wave 4 Ponder 3 Mortarpod 9 Swamp 4 Cavern of Souls 4 Darkslick Shores 4 Drowned Catacomb Sideboard: 3 Appetite for Brains 2 Undying Evil 3 Skirsdag High Priest 2 Steel Sabotage 3 Fume Spitter 2 Nihil Spellbomb