Thassa's Oracle Doomsday piles

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Posted on April 30, 2020, 8:12 a.m. by ulysses2009

Hello together, I want to try out to play a little with Doomsday, and Thassa's Oracle came to mind. I already read a little about piles and have some ideas myself on what could be done, but i wanted to ask you, if you see important differences when using Thassa's Oracle instead of Laboratory Maniac. I didn't find everything i was looking for in the primers.

Do you see new way of looking at the piles and new possibilties to build them (except the fact that i don't need as many draws to win)?

For the decks i was thinking of, on the one hand i thaught about playing a Mairsil, the Pretender Version, with Grenzo, Dungeon Warden as a hidden commander. With Grenzo, a pile could have Peregrine Drake and Oracle on the bottom, perhaps Dualcaster Mage or Snapcaster Mage and win from one activation at instant speed, having a little protection. The problem is that i also need piles that work with one activation only, if Grenzo had to be caged, and preferably there is a backup pile if Grenzo gets exiled and i don't have acces to his ability at all.

Another Commander i thought about is Aminatou, the Fateshifter, as she cracks the pile like Sensei's Divining Top does. With those two cards and eventually a Necropotence in play, there already is a lot to work with, also because Thassa's Oracle is good for Aminatou for the top manipulation alone, it isn't a lost card slot, but i lack some inspiration for these piles.

Can you help me with some of my ideas?

Perhaps you see some potential and we can work something out, i am glad for every response :)

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April 30, 2020 1:17 p.m.

SynergyBuild says... #3

For Aminatou, use the following pile, layered top to bottom:

  1. Gush

  2. Frantic Search

  3. Thassa's Oracle

  4. Gitaxian Probe

  5. Reanimate

That pile should work. You can mix and match cards like Unearth, Lion's Eye Diamond, Lotus Petal, Night's Whisper, and protective pieces like Pact of Negation, Chain of Vapor (against Torpor Orb effects), or Silence style cards.

May 1, 2020 7:48 a.m.

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