Doomsday post gush restriction



  • An unfortunate collateral victim the recent Gush restriction is my favorite unrestricted Magic card, Doomsday. Can it be good without Gush?

    I've been tinkering with several lists, and they're all pretty bad. The best I've got so far is some version of this kind of turbo-Doomsday list that wants to Ritual into bomb or Duress + bob on turn 1, and win before your opponent can get their act together. I feel like I should just be playing a dedicated storm list, though. (Sideboard is of course very provisional.)

    2 Jace, Vryn's Prodigy
    4 Dark Confidant
    1 Merchant Scroll
    1 Time Walk
    1 Vampiric Tutor
    1 Demonic Tutor
    1 Mystical Tutor
    1 Gush
    1 Gitaxian Probe
    4 Preordain
    1 Brainstorm
    1 Ancestral Recall
    1 Sensei's Divining Top

    3 Mental Misstep
    2 Flusterstorm
    3 Duress
    2 Thoughtseize

    1 Black Lotus
    1 Mox Sapphire
    1 Mox Jet
    1 Lotus Petal
    4 Underground Sea
    2 Island
    4 Flooded Strand
    1 Swamp
    4 Polluted Delta

    1 Laboratory Maniac
    4 Dark Ritual
    3 Doomsday
    1 Yawgmoth's Will
    1 Necropotence
    1 Tendrils of Agony

    sideboard
    4 Hurkyl's Recall
    3 Snuff Out
    1 Mana Crypt
    2 Pithing Needle
    2 Yixlid Jailer
    3 Nihil Spellbomb

    Anyone else tried anything? Any luck?


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