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The Top 5 Standard Decks You Should Play to Win the Best of 3 (Bo3) Qualifier Play-In Event and Qualifier Weekend

The Top 5 Standard Decks You Should Play to Win the Best of 3 (Bo3) Qualifier Play-In Event and Qualifier Weekend

Want to play the Standard Qualifier this weekend? Who better to get recommendations from than the Magic legend himself, PVDDR! Find out his top 5 decks he would consider playing after The Meathook Massacre ban!

Standard has been a settled format for a while, but the very recent The Meathook Massacre ban has the chance to change things up. In today’s article, I’m going to give you my five recommendations for which decks to play in the Best of 3 Qualifier that’s going to happen this weekend.

Keep in mind that this entire list is speculative - as of the time of writing this article, the ban is not even live on Magic Arena yet, and we have absolutely no data as to what the format is going to look like when things are settled. We can estimate the dir...


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Paulo Vitor "PVDDR" Damo da Rosa has been a professional Magic: the Gathering player and writer for over 20 years. He was Player of the Year in 2017, World Champion in 2020, and is tied for most Top Finishes in history with 17. He will play whichever decks he thinks are the best, but his favorite style is aggro-control. Other than Magic, PV is also a fan of watching TV shows, reading fantasy novels and playing several other games such as Bridge, LoL, TFT, Storybook Brawl, Baldur's Gate 2 and Diablo 2.

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