World Champion Decks 2001 Theme Decks

Posted in Feature on August 19, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

 

Tom van de Logt

Tom van de Logt's aggressive, black-red "Machine Head" deck used the good ol' "blow stuff up" method. While creatures like Plague Spitter wiped out his opponents' smaller creatures, more ferocious beasts like Flametongue Kavu aggressively cleared the board of larger threats.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
6 L   Mountain
6 L   Swamp
4 R   Rishadan Port
4 R   Sulfurous Springs
4 U   Urborg Volcano
4 R 2 ManaBlack ManaRed Mana Blazing Specter
2 R 4 ManaBlack Mana Crypt Angel
2 U 3 ManaRed Mana Flametongue Kavu
3 R 3 ManaBlack Mana Phyrexian Scuta
4 U 3 ManaBlue Mana Plague Spitter
3 R 1 ManaBlue Mana Skizzik
4 C Black Mana Dark Ritual
4 C Black Mana Duress
4 C Black ManaRed Mana Terminate
3 C 2 ManaWhite Mana Renewed Faith
3 R 2 ManaRed Mana Urza's Rage
3 C Black Mana Vendetta
3 U 1 ManaBlack Mana Addle
1 R 4 ManaBlack Mana Crypt Angel
1 U 3 ManaRed Mana Flametongue Kavu
2 R 2 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Persecute
3 R 1 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Phyrexian Arena
1 U 1 ManaRed Mana Pyroclasm
4 U 3 ManaRed ManaRed Mana Scoria Cat
* = from a previous set

 

 

 

 

Alex Borteh

Alex Borteh's monoblue combo deck contained twelve 1-toughness creatures. These helped hold the board until his Static Orb-Opposition combo could lock down his opponents' permanents--clearing the way for a horde of Merfolk to pour through for the victory.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
20 L   Island
2 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Darting Merfolk
4 R Blue ManaBlue Mana Lord of Atlantis
4 U 1 ManaBlue Mana Merfolk Looter
4 C Blue Mana Merfolk of the Pearl Trident
4 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Vodalian Merchant
2 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Waterfront Bouncer
4 C Blue ManaBlue Mana Counterspell
4 C 4 ManaBlue Mana Gush
4 R 2 ManaBlue ManaBlue Mana Opposition
4 R 3 Mana Static Orb
4 R 2 ManaBlue ManaBlue Mana Thwart
3 U 2 ManaBlue Mana Hibernation
3 R 1 ManaBlue Mana Mana Maze
2 R 3 ManaBlue ManaBlue Mana Misdirection
2 C 2 ManaBlue Mana Prodigal Sorcerer
1 C 2 ManaBlue Mana Rushing River
2 R 1 ManaBlue Mana Teferi's Response
2 U 3 ManaBlue Mana Wash Out
* = from a previous set

 

 

 

 

Antoine Ruel

Antoine Ruel's blue-black-red control deck survived the pressure in the early game with its almost overwhelming card-drawing capability. And in the end, Nether Spirit kept rising from his graveyard to take down his opponents.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
8 L   Island
4 U   Salt Marsh
3 R   Shivan Reef
1 R   Sulfurous Springs
4 R   Underground River
3 U   Urborg Volcano
3 R 1 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Nether Spirit
4 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Accumulated Knowledge
4 C Blue ManaBlue Mana Counterspell
2 U Blue ManaBlack ManaRed Mana Cosis's Charm
2 C Black Mana Duress
3 U 3 ManaBlue Mana Fact of Fiction
4 U 1 ManaRed Mana // 1 ManaBlue Mana Fire/Ice
3 C Blue Mana Opt
2 U 3 ManaBlue Mana // 3 ManaBlack Mana Spite/Malice
2 R 5 ManaBlack Mana Tsabo's Decree
2 R 2 Mana Tsabo's Web
4 R Blue ManaBlue ManaBlack Mana Undermine
2 R 2 ManaRed Mana Urza's Rage
2 C Black Mana Duress
2 U 2 ManaBlack Mana Engineered Plague
2 U 2 ManaBlue ManaBlack Mana Lobotomy
3 R 1 Mana Meekstone
2 U 1 ManaRed Mana Pyroclasm
1 R 1 ManaBlue Mana Teferi's Response
3 R 2 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Tsabo's Assassin
* = from a previous set

 

 

 

 

Jan Tomcani

Jan Tomcani's green-red-black "Fires" deck used early mana-producing creatures to play a quick Fires of Yavimaya. Shortly thereafter, Tomcani's hasted big creatures pounded opponents' life totals to dust.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
8 L   Forest
3 L   Mountain
2 R   City of Brass
2 R   Llanowar Wastes
3 R   Karplusan Forest
4 R   Rishadan Port
2 R   Sulfurous Springs
4 R Green Mana Birds of Paradise
4 C 2 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana Blastoderm
2 U 3 ManaRed Mana Flametongue Kavu
2 U 3 ManaGreen ManaGreen Mana Kavu Chameleon
4 C Green Mana Llanowar Elves
2 R 3 ManaBlack ManaGreen Mana Spiritmonger
4 U 2 ManaGreen Mana Thornscape Battlemage
4 U 1 ManaRed Mana // 1 ManaBlue Mana Fire/Ice
4 U 1 ManaRed ManaGreen Mana Fires of Yavimaya
4 R 4 ManaGreen Mana Saproling Burst
2 R 2 ManaRed Mana Urza's Rage
3 R 3 ManaRed Mana Blood Oath
3 U 3 ManaRed Mana Boil
2 U 3 ManaGreen Mana Kavu Chameleon
2 R 6 ManaRed ManaRed Mana Obliterate
2 U 1 ManaGreen Mana Tangle
3 U 2 ManaRed Mana Thunderscape Battlemage
* = from a previous set

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