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April 2022 Degenerate Gaming Open (Standard)

April 2022 Degen Open (Standard) – Top 8 Decklists and Metagame Breakdown

MTG Arena Set Championship Qualifiers


This weekend, invites to the Streets of New Capenna Championship (an official Wizards of the Coast tournament $450,000 held on May 20 to 22, with a $450,000 prize pool) was up for grabs from online MTG Arena tournaments.

One of them was the monthly Degenerate Gaming Open, with 174 players competing in the Standard format. Tristan Wylde-LaRue took it all down with Jeskai Combo in a field full of midrange and control decks.

You can check out the rest of the decklists and the full metagame breakdown over on MTGMelee or MTG Meta.

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10 April, 2022 - standard - 174 players
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rate
vs
esper midrange
vs
orzhov midrange
vs
other
vs
naya runes
vs
Mono White Aggro
vs
Jeskai Combo
vs
izzet control
vs
rakdos anvil
vs
azorius control
vs
selesnya midrange
vs
temur aggro
vs
mardu midrange
vs
rakdos midrange
esper midrange
119 matches
global 56.3% [47.3%-64.9%]
-
72.7%
22 matches
66.7%
3 matches
16.7%
6 matches
77.8%
9 matches
54.5%
11 matches
50.0%
4 matches
20.0%
5 matches
22.2%
9 matches
25.0%
8 matches
64.3%
14 matches
66.7%
3 matches
71.4%
7 matches
esper midrange
119 matches
global 56.3% [47.3%-64.9%]
global 48.9% [39.1%-58.9%]
27.3%
22 matches
-
40.0%
5 matches
50.0%
4 matches
70.0%
10 matches
60.0%
10 matches
100.0%
1 matches
55.6%
9 matches
33.3%
3 matches
33.3%
3 matches
20.0%
5 matches
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
global 48.9% [39.1%-58.9%]
other
25 matches
global 44.0% [26.7%-62.9%]
33.3%
3 matches
60.0%
5 matches
-
-
33.3%
3 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
-
100.0%
1 matches
-
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
other
25 matches
global 44.0% [26.7%-62.9%]
naya runes
25 matches
global 60.0% [40.7%-76.6%]
83.3%
6 matches
50.0%
4 matches
-
-
0.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
naya runes
25 matches
global 60.0% [40.7%-76.6%]
global 44.8% [33.5%-56.6%]
22.2%
9 matches
30.0%
10 matches
66.7%
3 matches
100.0%
2 matches
-
40.0%
5 matches
100.0%
1 matches
25.0%
4 matches
0.0%
2 matches
77.8%
9 matches
66.7%
3 matches
0.0%
2 matches
66.7%
3 matches
global 44.8% [33.5%-56.6%]
Jeskai Combo
50 matches
global 48.0% [34.8%-61.5%]
45.5%
11 matches
40.0%
10 matches
100.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
60.0%
5 matches
-
0.0%
1 matches
50.0%
4 matches
33.3%
3 matches
50.0%
4 matches
0.0%
1 matches
33.3%
3 matches
-
Jeskai Combo
50 matches
global 48.0% [34.8%-61.5%]
izzet control
22 matches
global 54.5% [34.7%-73.1%]
50.0%
4 matches
0.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
-
66.7%
3 matches
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
66.7%
3 matches
izzet control
22 matches
global 54.5% [34.7%-73.1%]
rakdos anvil
44 matches
global 52.3% [37.9%-66.2%]
80.0%
5 matches
44.4%
9 matches
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
75.0%
4 matches
50.0%
4 matches
-
-
50.0%
2 matches
33.3%
3 matches
20.0%
5 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
rakdos anvil
44 matches
global 52.3% [37.9%-66.2%]
global 59.0% [43.4%-72.9%]
77.8%
9 matches
66.7%
3 matches
-
-
100.0%
2 matches
66.7%
3 matches
33.3%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
33.3%
3 matches
40.0%
5 matches
100.0%
1 matches
66.7%
3 matches
global 59.0% [43.4%-72.9%]
global 55.3% [41.2%-68.6%]
75.0%
8 matches
66.7%
3 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
1 matches
22.2%
9 matches
50.0%
4 matches
0.0%
2 matches
66.7%
3 matches
66.7%
3 matches
-
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
global 55.3% [41.2%-68.6%]
temur aggro
54 matches
global 55.6% [42.4%-68%]
35.7%
14 matches
80.0%
5 matches
-
0.0%
2 matches
33.3%
3 matches
100.0%
1 matches
50.0%
2 matches
80.0%
5 matches
60.0%
5 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
25.0%
4 matches
50.0%
2 matches
temur aggro
54 matches
global 55.6% [42.4%-68%]
mardu midrange
26 matches
global 46.2% [28.8%-64.5%]
33.3%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
0.0%
1 matches
100.0%
2 matches
66.7%
3 matches
-
100.0%
1 matches
0.0%
1 matches
0.0%
2 matches
75.0%
4 matches
-
0.0%
1 matches
mardu midrange
26 matches
global 46.2% [28.8%-64.5%]
global 37.1% [23.2%-53.7%]
28.6%
7 matches
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
-
33.3%
3 matches
-
33.3%
3 matches
0.0%
2 matches
33.3%
3 matches
50.0%
2 matches
50.0%
2 matches
100.0%
1 matches
-
global 37.1% [23.2%-53.7%]
vs
esper midrange
vs
orzhov midrange
vs
other
vs
naya runes
vs
Mono White Aggro
vs
Jeskai Combo
vs
izzet control
vs
rakdos anvil
vs
azorius control
vs
selesnya midrange
vs
temur aggro
vs
mardu midrange
vs
rakdos midrange

Top 8 Decklists

Jeskai Combo by Tristan Wylde-LaRue (1st)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $243.51
Standard
Combo
best of 3
8 mythic
23 rare
14 uncommon
15 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
60 Cards
$261.98
Sideboard
1
Spell Pierce
$0.25
1
Negate
$0.25
2
Cinderclasm
$0.70
1
Test of Talents
$0.35
3
Dragon's Fire
$0.75
1
Saw It Coming
$0.35
15 Cards
$5.89
Naya Runes by hikiyamamatsurika (2nd)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $210.48
Standard
Aggro
best of 3
0 mythic
39 rare
18 uncommon
3 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Creatures (16)
Sorceries (3)
Enchantments (18)
3
Rune of Speed
$1.05
4
Rune of Might
$1.40
60 Cards
$252.38
15 Cards
$46.87
Jeskai Combo by Riley Hicks (3rd)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $255.74
Standard
Combo
best of 3
7 mythic
27 rare
14 uncommon
12 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
60 Cards
$289.14
Sideboard
1
Smoldering Egg
$0.79
2
Fading Hope
$3.58
1
Negate
$0.25
1
Valorous Stance
$0.25
2
Cinderclasm
$0.70
1
Test of Talents
$0.35
1
Dragon's Fire
$0.25
1
Saw It Coming
$0.35
15 Cards
$9.01
Jeskai Mill by Tomas Pokorny (4th)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $200.55
Standard
Tempo
best of 3
1 mythic
34 rare
15 uncommon
10 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Instants (28)
1
Voltage Surge
$0.25
2
Abrade
$0.50
1
Negate
$0.25
2
Cathartic Pyre
$0.50
1
Demon Bolt
$0.25
4
Invoke Calamity
$1.40
Artifacts (1)
1
The Celestus
$1.79
60 Cards
$238.28
Sideboard
4
Smoldering Egg
$3.16
2
Negate
$0.50
1
Abrade
$0.25
2
Crush the Weak
$0.70
15 Cards
$9.95
Esper Midrange by Maxime VIDAL (5th)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $317.8
Standard
Midrange
best of 3
11 mythic
42 rare
3 uncommon
4 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (10)
4
Kaito Shizuki
$21.96
Creatures (1)
1
Legion Angel
$0.35
Instants (11)
1
Negate
$0.25
4
Vanishing Verse
$7.96
2
Soul Shatter
$3.98
Sorceries (4)
1
Emeria's Call
$5.99
Artifacts (4)
Enchantments (4)
60 Cards
$423.38
Sideboard
3
Legion Angel
$1.05
1
Negate
$0.25
2
Fracture
$2.98
2
Fateful Absence
$2.98
2
Go Blank
$1.58
2
Doomskar
$4.58
1
Farewell
$9.49
15 Cards
$23.51
Mardu Midrange by Abe Corrigan (6th)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $464.06
Standard
Midrange
best of 3
11 mythic
41 rare
6 uncommon
2 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (6)
Instants (5)
1
Voltage Surge
$0.25
4
Vanishing Verse
$7.96
Sorceries (5)
2
Rip Apart
$0.70
2
Humiliate
$0.70
1
Emeria's Call
$5.99
Lands (24)
1
Plains
$0.25
3
Haunted Ridge
$35.97
3
Sundown Pass
$20.97
60 Cards
$581.84
Sideboard
3
Duress
$0.75
1
Rip Apart
$0.35
2
Go Blank
$1.58
15 Cards
$10.79
Orzhov Midrange by Damian Buckley (7th)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $360.56
Standard
Midrange
best of 3
12 mythic
41 rare
1 uncommon
6 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (6)
Instants (4)
4
Vanishing Verse
$7.96
Sorceries (4)
2
Path of Peril
$1.38
1
Emeria's Call
$5.99
Artifacts (2)
Enchantments (8)
2
Paladin Class
$0.98
60 Cards
$427.24
Sideboard
3
Brutal Cathar
$17.97
2
Legion Angel
$0.70
3
Duress
$0.75
2
Check for Traps
$0.70
1
Go Blank
$0.79
1
Crippling Fear
$0.35
15 Cards
$28.73
Esper Midrange by Alexander Rosdahl (8th)
by MTG Arena Zone
Buy on TCGplayer $420.38
Standard
Midrange
best of 3
16 mythic
35 rare
1 uncommon
8 common
0
1
2
3
4
5
6+
Planeswalkers (10)
4
Kaito Shizuki
$21.96
Creatures (7)
1
Legion Angel
$0.35
Instants (7)
1
Negate
$0.25
4
Vanishing Verse
$7.96
1
Hagra Mauling
$1.49
Sorceries (3)
Enchantments (8)
60 Cards
$496.2
Sideboard
3
Legion Angel
$1.05
1
Annul
$0.25
1
Negate
$0.25
2
Duress
$0.50
2
Go Blank
$1.58
15 Cards
$55.27

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