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 Post subject: Esper Control
PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:33 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:44 pm 
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Today for Thanksgiving I give thanks I don’t have to play against this

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
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Today for Thanksgiving I give thanks I don’t have to play against this

It's exactly as infuriating to play against for an aggro deck as it looks.

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
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How has performed Mission´s Briefing?
It seems better in this shell than in Izzet or Jeskai...
Would you still play Bone Dragon it if you got unlimited resources?

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
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How has performed Mission´s Briefing?
It seems better in this shell than in Izzet or Jeskai...
Would you still play Bone Dragon it if you got unlimited resources?


I probably would. I love that Bone Dragon is a recursive threat. Are there better options? Maybe, but I'm light on threats so something I can recur is big for control mirror. It used to Doom Whisperer and I like the dragon more. Might be better as a second Chromium, but another 7 drop is a big ask.

Mission Briefing is doing pretty good. The fact it digs is always relevant and all the good 2 drop spells means that it isn't always super late game. I've needed it for some big niche plays like recasting sweeps.

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:15 am 
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Vs. RDW, for a sideboard plan, what is more important, Thought Erasure or Vraska's Contempt? It seems close. Contempt deals with Phoenix, but Thought Erasure allows for double spells on turn 4 to thin out threats and can deal with Banefire.

I just had a game that I won by the skin of my teeth, by casting Vraska's Contempt on my own Teferi to survive Banefire and take over. It got me wondering.

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:48 pm 
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Mathematically, this deck shouldn't flood every single game, yet somehow it does.

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:13 pm 
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Vert, how's this deck holding up? I like it a lot and played a bunch of matches with it. Hard to get it past 50/50 win ratio though...so much aggro and such demands on the mana...double blue t3, double black or white t4...good amount of the losses come from the messed up mana requirements. But it's such a powerhouse.


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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:22 pm 
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Vert, how's this deck holding up? I like it a lot and played a bunch of matches with it. Hard to get it past 50/50 win ratio though...so much aggro and such demands on the mana...double blue t3, double black or white t4...good amount of the losses come from the messed up mana requirements. But it's such a powerhouse.


I'm at a similar spot. It's not well positioned vs. RDW and the like, but it can still do a solid 65-70% win rate. I haven't used that much recently, though, because I've mostly been testing different builds like my Selesnya Angels and a Mardu Lich deck.

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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:11 am 
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Vs. RDW, for a sideboard plan, what is more important, Thought Erasure or Vraska's Contempt? It seems close. Contempt deals with Phoenix, but Thought Erasure allows for double spells on turn 4 to thin out threats and can deal with Banefire.

I just had a game that I won by the skin of my teeth, by casting Vraska's Contempt on my own Teferi to survive Banefire and take over. It got me wondering.


I'm going to say Contempt hands down, then again I don't even maindeck Thought Erasure. vs. RDW you'd probably be happier
drawing Moment of Craving most of the time.

This is what I'm running:

Main (35)

3 x Essence Scatter
1 x Negate
2 x Search for Azcanta
3 x Moment of Craving
2 x Cast Down

4 x Sinister Sabotage

4 x Chemister's Insight
4 x Vraska's Contempt
2 x Ritual of soot

2 x Cleansing Nova
4 x Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

1 x Dream eater

1 x Chromium, the Mutable

2 x Syncopate

Sideboard

2 x Duress
2 x Negate
3 x Thought Erasure
3 x Golden Demise
1 x Unmoored Ego
2 x Ixalan's Binding
2 x Lyra Dawnbringer


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 Post subject: Re: Esper Control
PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:02 pm 
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Yeah, at this point, I main deck 4x Moment of Craving. It's a huge card.

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