Deck Tech Video #5 – Boros Two-Point-Oooh! (+Caw-Blade Matchup)

In his search for the perfect Boros deck Leonard revisits the brews of doyen Gerry Thompson and Chikara Nakajima (2nd place, GP Singapore). What lessons can Leonard draw from the pros for his own Boros list?

Here is Leonard’s deck list:

3 Koth of the Hammer
4 Scalding Tarn
2 Sword of War and Peace
1 Terramorphic Expanse
4 Squadron Hawk
1 Bonehoard
2 Dismember
4 Lightning Bolt
2 Oblivion Ring
1 Hero of Oxid Ridge
4 Marsh Flats
3 Stormblood Berserker
4 Steppe Lynx
6 Mountain
6 Plains
4 Arid Mesa
1 Terramorphic Expanse
4 Grim Lavamancer
4 Goblin Guide

Sideboard
2 Timely Reinforcements
1 Gideon Jura
1 Oblivion Ring
3 Act of Aggression
2 Mirran Crusader
2 Kor Firewalker
2 Combust
2 Torpor Orb

Gerry Thompson brew that he featured in one of his StarCityGames premium articles:

4 Scalding Tarn
2 Teetering Peaks
2 Sword of War and Peace
4 Squadron Hawk
3 Mirran Crusader
4 Lightning Bolt
3 Oblivion Ring
3 Hero of Oxid Ridge
4 Marsh Flats
1 Gideon Jura
4 Steppe Lynx
2 Dismember
4 Mountain
7 Plains
4 Arid Mesa
1 Terramorphic Expanse
4 Grim Lavamancer
4 Goblin Guide

Sideboard
2 Torpor Orb
3 Timely Reinforcements
1 Gideon Jura
3 Act of Aggression
1 Mirran Crusader
1 Hero of Oxid Ridge
1 Combust
1 Revoke Existence
2 Manabarbs

Nakajima’s list with which he won GP Singapore (pre-banning):

3 Koth of the Hammer
4 Stoneforge Mystic
4 Scalding Tarn
1 Batterskull
2 Sword of War and Peace
2 Terramorphic Expanse
4 Squadron Hawk
3 Mirran Crusader
4 Lightning Bolt
1 Hero of Oxid Ridge
4 Marsh Flats
4 Steppe Lynx
3 Dismember
6 Mountain
1 Divine Offering
6 Plains
4 Arid Mesa
4 Goblin Guide

Sideboard
1 Sword of Feast and Famine
1 Sword of Body and Mind
1 Gideon Jura
1 Mirran Crusader
2 Divine Offering
4 Kor Firewalker
2 Arc Trail
3 Spellskite
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