The New Capenna championship was a tournament dominated by Midrange decks and Jeskai Dragon Storm - every single build in the top 8 belonged to one of these categories. That said, it was a split format tournament between Standard and Historic, and there were some interesting decks that did not make the top 8 that I believe might be worth examining. It's easy to get caught up just in the decks that performed the best, but for a single tournament, results will rarely tell you the full story of how good a deck is.
Invoke Calamity Art by Svetlin Velinov
The first of these decks is Izzet Calamity, by Yuuki Ichikawa:
This deck is, similarly to the Jeskai Dragon Storm deck that I covered last week, a control/combo deck - it operates as a control deck sometimes (more so than the Jeskai deck, I think), but it has a combo finish. In this case, the combo is Invoke Calamity + Body of Research + Kazuul's Fury.
When you play Invoke Calamity, you can cast Body of Research from your hand or graveyard without paying its mana cost. This means you’ll get a 40/40-...
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