Beware flying sharks.
That's the story of Standard for the second Players Tour Online Day 1 metagame.
Temur Reclamation–looking familiar with its suite of
Every decklist from Players Tour Online 2 is out. Here's how the entire field broke down.
|Azorius Control (Yorion)||8||3.31%|
|Jund Sacrifice (Jegantha)||7||2.89%|
|Rakdos Sacrifice (Jegantha)||6||2.48%|
|Bant Ramp (Yorion)||3||1.24%|
|Boros Cycling (Lurrus)||3||1.24%|
|Abzan Auras (Lurrus)||2||0.83%|
|Green-White Monsters (Jegantha)||1||0.41%|
|Mardu Cycling (Lurrus)||1||0.41%|
|Mardu Cycling (Zirda)||1||0.41%|
|Mardu Knights (Lurrus)||1||0.41%|
|Sultai Ramp (Yorion)||1||0.41%|
|Temur Reclamation (Keruga)||1||0.41%|
The top of the metagame is noticeably absent of companions. As it has been in Last Chance Qualifiers,
In all, Uro was in more than a third of decks at the tournament thanks to both its power and versatility; with Mono-Red Aggro making a resurgence, gaining life from Uro can be nearly as good as the ramp and card draw. And, of course, escaping Uro from the graveyard is the perfect finishing blow after trading removal spells with an opponent.
Elsewhere in the metagame,
The other deck to make a comeback is Jund Sacrifice, now updated with
Finally, a few of the fringe decks in Standard are lurking. Boros Cycling has been a major Standard player in the last month, but only three players brought the deck this weekend. But another fan favorite was slightly more popular: Mono-Green Monsters had eight pilots on Day One.
Will the tournament be dominated by Uro and Sharks, or will one of the newly resurgent lists shake things up? With two days of competition ahead of us, we'll soon find out the answer.