Getting Ahead of the Innistrad Standard Metagame and the Best Tournament Decks

Celebrate the Harvest Art by Eelis Kyttanen
Celebrate the Harvest Art by Eelis Kyttanen

Hello everyone! Today I'm tackling a bit of a different topic from normal, how Standard is going to develop from here. It's been a full 2 weeks since Innistrad released and I believe it's the perfect time to start making these predictions. I've found in recent Standard formats that at the 2 week mark, most of the time the best decks are uncovered, but their meta positioning isn't.

What I mean by that is that brand new tier 1 decks are very unlikely to enter the metagame, but the existing one...

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Robert "DoggertQBones" Lee is the content manager of MTGAZone and a high ranked Arena player. He has one GP Top 8 and pioneered popular archetypes like UB 8 Shark, UB Yorion, and GW Company in Historic. Beyond Magic, his passions are writing and coaching! Join our community on Twitch and Discord.