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Historic Metagame Challenge: Event Guide, Resources, and 7 Win Decklists

The Historic Metagame Challenge event is a limited-time competitive event held over this weekend, where players can compete for some big prizes in a fresh new metagame. This August 2022 edition of the event is for Historic Anthology 6 and Explorer Anthology 1, adding 40 new cards to the format to boost existing archetypes and create new ones. It’s time to test out your decks against other like minded players to see if you can get the coveted seven wins!

Players have been exploring the new Historic format, as it has been foreign territory for a lot of players as competitive events have been few and far between, so if you’re feeling confident in Historic or in your skill, this may be the perfect opportunity to earn a bunch of packs. In this guide, we’ll give you a overview of the event, resources, our recommended decklists, and sample decklists from players that achieved the maximum 7 wins as they become available.

Event Details

Historic Metagame Challenge

Bring your Historic deck and play best-of-three matches! You’ll receive rewards based on how many matches you win.

Historic Metagame Challenge is an analogous event to the Standard Metagame Challenge that happens not long after the release of a new set. It gives players the opportunity to win huge rewards in a relatively new metagame where the new cards from the latest set are being tested.

  • Duration: August 5, 2022 at 8:00 AM PST – August 8, 2022 at 8:00 AM PST
  • Format: Historic
  • Entry Fee: 2,000 Gold or 400 Gems
  • Ends After: 7 wins or 1 loss (whichever comes first – single elimination)
  • Match Structure: Best-of-three matches (BO3)


7 wins5,000 gold + 30 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
6 wins4,000 gold + 20 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
5 wins3,000 gold + 10 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
4 wins2,500 gold + 5 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
3 wins2,000 gold + 3 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
2 wins1,500 gold + 1 Alchemy Horizons: Baldurs Gate packs
1 win1,000 gold
0 wins500 gold


This is going to be a unique event as most players are not going to have much, if any, practice going into the event and the many of your opponents may not want to invest their resources to obtain the new Anthology cards only a week after the game update.

Premium Article

Here is our Premium article on our recommendations going into the event!

Historic Metagame and Tier List

Check out our Historic Metagame and Tier List sections, as well as our latest meta breakdown on how the format has shifted since the new sets.

Historic Guides

If you need more in-depth guides on specific Historic decks, check out our Historic guide section. We have deck primers, matchups, sideboard guides, tips and tricks for many of the most popular decks you can pick up for Historic.

Historic Decks

Want to research and test yourself? We have a whole database of Historic decks from the top echelons of the Mythic ladder or the latest tournaments:

Historic Metagame Challenge 7 Win Decklists – August 2022

Below we have collected all the 7 win decks from this event, and we hope to showcase a nice variety of deck archetypes. We will continue to add decks here until the event concludes on August 8.

You can also find these Alchemy decks and more at our deck database.

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