I have been playtesting around with these decks, and while I'm not sure if adding red is currently worth it, it definitely gives us access to some early removal options (although conditional, and not as many as esper). 99% of the time Shark gets cycled. I might playtest it a bit though, but it seems like a bit too situational and weird. Cycling is an added bonus. 5 Cards That Might Need a Ban in Standard, 4 Control Decks To Get You to Mythic for the November 2020 Ranked Season, Orzhov 8-Dancer: The New Tier 1 Monster in Historic. Shaheen Soorani (@shaheenmtg) is 2-0 in #PTGRN Standard with his on-brand Esper Control and needs to dispel the rumors that he ever played anything else.Those other decks were apparently “Non-Esper Esper”. 69.45 tix 7 Mythic, 54 Rare, 22 Uncommon, 6 Common. Latest Set: Ravnica Allegiance. you might say, "I thought that was a way for the flash deck to draw cards?" [[Shark Cyclone]] and [[Yidaro]] being nigh-uncounterable threats with "flash" is also great for threats, as well as being able to play a turn three boardwipe ([[Deafening Clarion]]). I think it goes in the UW blink deck, but probably not in the control deck. If you wanted to build a deck to make this card work, it would probably be a control deck, but it wouldn't be a good one. Format: Standard. ""Sea-Dasher Octopus? Also, it's already in standard via Core 2020 and no one plays it because it's bad. Can I ask how you feel about Yorion? They are forced to go to the sideboard with Fae of Wishes for Enchantment removal and we just sit back and counter everything they play while making sharks. Auf der heimtückischen Welt Ikoria kämpfen riesige Bestien ums Überleben, während sich Menschen am unteren Ende der Nahrungskette verstecken– in ständiger Angst vor den Kreaturen jenseits der Mauern und den menschlichen Verrätern, die als „Bynder“ bekannt sind und glauben, dass die Monster nur missverstanden werden. Shaheen Soorani, as a long-time face at Pro Tour, Grand Prix, and beyond, is known for one thing in the community: Esper Control. Cookies help us deliver our Services. (1) [[Sleeper Dart]] looks like it goes in the [[Doom Foretold]] deck, but if you have been following these lists lately, you'll notice that they no longer include the two mana cantrip artifacts because they would rather play Birth of Meletis and [[Omen of the Sea]] anyways. (2) [[Whirlwind of Thought]]: A four mana investment at sorcery speed that doesn't affect the board, but draws you cards if you invest cards into it. Back in the day, control decks used to be fine going down to, like, eight life before wiping the board and pumping out answers. Heartless Act doesn't cost you life, but it doesn't exile. Hero gets the biggest boost from this set. For now, this card basically replaces [[Commence the Endgame]] in our sideboard. The only downside is that it doesn't kill planeswalkers. [[Shark Typhoon]] is an amazing card. We should be at least aware of this card as a maybeboard option, especially if we want to run a transformational sideboard in our Esper Hero decks. CardHoarder 184.57 TIX. The upside to this card is that if you run two copies, you will have another card to throw away when you play it because the card is total garbage. 60 Cards back to Historic Decks Historic This deck can only be played in historic formats. The serious, play-to-win side of the Magic: The Gathering community. Ultimatum has been okay but not as great as the other two. If you look at recent Pioneer UW Control Decklists, you'll notice most players are currently running [[Sinister Sabotage]] over Absorb.