Thassa’s Oracle

Crimson Vow

Points Announcement: Innistrad: Crimson Vow

Thassa’s Oracle (+1 to 4 Points) Since it’s printing Thassa’s Oracle has quickly risen to the top as one of the best combo decks of the format. The combo itself, outside of targeted discard and counter magic, is difficult to interact with. We acknowledge that due to the prevalence of this combo, players have come up with creative ways outside of counter magic to interact with the combo. We believe this card is one of the best win conditions in combo decks – Best flash hulk, best hermit druid, best breach win con etc. We held off pointing this package… Read More »Points Announcement: Innistrad: Crimson Vow

D&D: ADVENTURES IN THE FORGOTTEN REALMS

Points Announcement: D&D: ADVENTURES IN THE FORGOTTEN REALMS

It has been a tumultuous couple of months for 7 Point Highlander. We’ve had the biggest event the format has ever seen (200+ players, beating our previous record of 98). We’ve had a huge influx of new decks, new people, new opinions and great new ideas. In addition to this, the Committee has been discussing how we should react to ‘fire’ design decisions from wizards. Should we just accept them, or should we use the points system as a mechanism to slow the pace of power creep in the format? Ultimately we decided that – while we can’t *stop* wizards… Read More »Points Announcement: D&D: ADVENTURES IN THE FORGOTTEN REALMS

Points Announcement: Zendikar Rising

Hello players, Covid19 infections are reducing (good work Australia!) but we’re still without large tournament results to assist with improving the points list.  Like the past couple announcements we’re relying more on theory, sentiment and data from smaller tournaments. Here are the changes: Wrenn and Six is now 1 point. Shadowed for a while by the many powerful cards of 2019/2020, Wrenn and Six arguably could’ve been pointed earlier. Wrenn and Six’s ability to recur Strip Mine and Wasteland early in the game makes for frustrating play experiences. The opponent may not ever get a third land, making it very… Read More »Points Announcement: Zendikar Rising