Our team drops their first impressions of the NEW Pioneer Challenger decks
Neoform, the same card that created the infamous NeoBrand deck in Modern, seems to have finally enabled the same glass cannon-style combo deck in Pioneer. Neo-Machus is brand new to the scene, finishing with multiple League 5-0s and a Top 16 finish in Saturday’s Challenge.
Bradcifer and Tyrant of Tales make the case for Kethis, the Hidden Hand to return from exile and rejoin a Pioneer meta that is largely prepared to deal with creature-based combo decks.
In an announcement made today, Wizards of The Coast has announced a return to the Pro Tour, with Pioneer as the first round of Regional Championships. The first Pro Tour will feature Pioneer and Limited.
A week before a large event with significant support for Pioneer seems like a great time to break down the meta and try to answer the question of "what deck do I bring?" - or, at least, give an idea of what decks are likely to be on the other side of the table.
Lurrus of the Dream Den has been banned from Pioneer (and Modern). The PlayingPioneer community reacts here.