RPTQ Decklists: Pro Tour Aether Revolt Edition

Posted in Competitive Gaming on December 8, 2016

By Mike Rosenberg

Mike Rosenberg is a writer and gamer and has been part of the Magic text coverage team since 2011. He joined Wizards as organized play’s content specialist in June 2014.

Hi everyone! We've got a short week as we wind down the rest of the year in premier play. Today we've got some Regional Pro Tour Qualifier (RPTQ) Top 8 decklists for you, along with a look at what's on the horizon this weekend.

RPTQ Top 8 Decklists

Last weekend, sixteen stores around the world hosted Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers (RPTQs) that qualify the Top 4 finishers for Pro Tour Aether Revolt in Dublin, Ireland, February 3–5, 2017. The remaining sixteen stores from the 32 in total this round will be hosting RPTQs this Sunday, December 11, all around the world. In addition, two Magic Online RPTQs have yet to take place. One happens December 10 at 2 p.m. PT, and the other one takes place December 17 at 5 a.m. PT.

The format for this round of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers is Modern Constructed.

Here is the attendance from last weekend's RPTQs, separated by city.

City Players
Melbourne 58
Changchun 39
Taoyuan City 56
Paris 56
Monza 83
Moscow 24
Osaka 80
Tokyo 113
Toronto 57
Lincoln 41
Westmont 64
Raleigh 47
Columbus 63
Nashville 66
Bellevue 55
Madison 75

Looking for some Modern decks from last weekend's RPTQs? We've got a few submissions to highlight for you, which you can find below:

Editor's Note: The Below list has been updated with all decklist links from the two weekends of Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers. 

You can find some more Regional Pro Tour Qualifier numbers and decklists next week, because the remaining in-store event takes place...

This Weekend!

Here's a quick rundown of events that are going on this weekend in the world of Organized Play:

RPTQs: As mentioned above, the remaining in-store Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Aether Revolt take place this Sunday all around the world. Look for more Modern decklists next week!

Grand Prix Milwaukee: Anyone in North America looking for one last big Limited event will likely be found at Grand Prix Milwaukee this weekend. Marc Calderaro and Corbin Hosler will be bringing you the latest as our writer-reporters for the event.

Standard Showdown: Week 3 of the Standard Showdown takes place on Saturday in game stores worldwide. Looking for your chance to showcase what you've got in Standard Constructed and a shot at some prize boosters that may have all kinds of awesome? Then head to your local participating game store on Saturday to participate!

To those of you playing in an event this weekend, best of luck!

Standard Showdown is four-week event celebrating all that is Standard, with local tournaments, cool prizes, and opportunities for bragging rights and brewing.

Looking for a Standard Showdown tournament near you? Use this locator to find your nearest store hosting one of these fun events.


Already been to an event and crushed it? Submit your name, decklist, record, store where you played, and any fun photos you have at standardshowdown@wizards.com or by filling out the form below.

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