The Decklist

Breach Titan

Lands (25)
Cinder Glad
Stomping Ground
Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle
Windswept Heath
Wooded Foothills

Creatures (12)
Primeval Titan
Sakura-Tribe Elder
Simian Spirit Guide
Woodfall Primus

Spells (23)
Anger of the Gods
Hour of Promise
Search for Tomorrow
Summoner’s Pact
Through the Breach
Relic of Progenitus
Sideboard (15)
Ancient Grudge
Chalice of the Void
Chameleon Colossus
Lightning Bolt
Obstinate Baloth
Reclamation Sage
Relic of Progenitus
Witchbane Orb

This Week’s Videos

Dunk of the Week

So I know that the dunk of the week last week revolved around a sweet Anger of the Gods. This week’s Anger of the Gods was decidedly less sweet but, like, still pretty goddamn sweet. Killing three mana dorks with one Anger of the Gods just makes me feel all tingly inside.

Punt of the Week


Not only did I get Squelched but I got Nimble Obstructionist-ed. I was amused by the whole exchange but make no mistake, I got wrecked by these seldom played “gotcha” spells.

Final Record and Closing Thoughts

ROUND ONE – GR Ponza (2-1)
ROUND TWO – Storm (0-2)
ROUND THREE – Counters Company (2-1)
ROUND FOUR – Mono Blue Tron (2-1)
ROUND FIVE – Jeskai Nahiri (2-1)

After weeks of 3-2 finishes, we finally managed to go 4-1. I’m not sure these five matches are representative of the metagame as Mono Blue Tron is a rogue list, Nahiri has fallen out of favor in control builds, and GR Ponza—while certainly up and coming—occupies a small percentage of the overall metagame. Having said that, in Modern one has to expect playing against random brews and it’s nice that Breach Titan has a proactive enough gameplan to take down some of the format’s outliers.

PS – The screaming in the background was actually a child that my roommate was babysitting and not one of my roommates. Sorry Chad.

PPS – Don’t ask your opponents to play faster on MODO. There is a chess clock for a reason and given that League matches can be played pretty much whenever, the whole “you’re wasting my valuable time” argument feels kind of silly.


Next Week

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Thanks again to Cardhoarder for lending me all of these cards. Please check them out for all your online shopping needs.

In terms of Magic, Shawn Massak is a Modern enthusiast, with a penchant for tier two decks, counterspells, and pre Eighth Edition frames. In terms of life, Shawn lives in Brighton, MA where he works as an employment director for people with disabilities, plays guitar in an indie-pop band, and spends his free time reading comics, cursing capitalism, complaining about pro-wrestling, and wishing his apartment allowed dogs as pets.

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