Set Prospective

Theros Beyond Death

February 3rd, 2020 — Jett Crowdis

This article is one of our set prospectives, a series in which we survey the Cube community about the cards they intend to play in their cubes from a particular set. Our survey is conducted between the set’s full-spoiler and official release and is meant to measure and document Cube designers’ first impressions of new cards.

Results
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Card TestersRank 
Nadir Kraken53.6%2.3
Phoenix of Ash48.8%2.3
Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis45.2%2.4
Woe Strider40.5%2.0
Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath36.9%1.9
Eidolon of Obstruction36.9%1.9
Omen of the Sea35.7%2.4
Agonizing Remorse33.3%2.3
Shatter the Sky32.1%2.4
Ashiok, Nightmare Muse31.0%2.5
The First Iroan Games31.0%2.2
Thassa's Intervention31.0%2.2
Storm's Wrath23.8%2.0
Anax, Hardened in the Forge20.2%2.1
Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger20.2%1.6
Tectonic Giant19.0%1.7
Thassa, Deep-Dwelling19.0%2.1
Shadowspear19.0%1.7
Nightmare Shepherd16.7%1.8
Taranika, Akroan Veteran16.7%1.6
Wolfwillow Haven16.7%2.4
Thryx, the Sudden Storm15.5%1.8
Dryad of the Ilysian Grove14.3%1.8
Alirios, Enraptured13.1%2.0
Underworld Rage-Hound13.1%1.9
Erebos's Intervention11.9%2.3
Atris, Oracle of Half-Truths11.9%2.1
Satyr's Cunning10.7%2.4
Underworld Breach10.7%2.3
Ilysian Caryatid10.7%2.5
Mire Triton10.7%2.0
Irreverent Revelers10.7%2.6
Klothys, God of Destiny9.5%1.6
Eat to Extinction9.5%2.1
Voracious Typhon9.5%1.9
Heliod, Sun-Crowned9.5%2.0
Daybreak Chimera8.3%2.3
Underworld Charger8.3%1.7
Elspeth Conquers Death8.3%1.8
Purphoros's Intervention8.3%2.2
Renata, Called to the Hunt7.1%1.8
Thassa's Oracle7.1%2.0
Omen of the Sun7.1%1.6
Polukranos, Unchained6.0%1.4
Kiora Bests the Sea God6.0%1.5
Pharika's Libation6.0%2.1
Mire's Grasp6.0%2.3
Cards being tested by fewer than 5 respondents not shown.
The Fan Favorites
Nadir Kraken
Ashiok, Nightmare Muse
Shatter the Sky
Phoenix of Ash
Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis
Eidolon of Obstruction
Woe Strider
Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath
Omen of the Sea
The First Iroan Games
The Confident Minority
Ilysian Caryatid
Irreverent Revelers
Wolfwillow Haven
Satyr's Cunning
Peasant and Pauper Cubes
Anax, Hardened in the Forge
Daybreak Chimera
Voracious Typhon
Mire's Grasp
Conclusion
Community Reviews and Discussion

Individual Card Discussion
Card
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Agonizing Remorse
Anax, Hardened in the Forge
Ashiok, Nightmare Muse
Atris, Oracle of Half-Truths
Dryad of the Ilysian Grove
Eidolon of Obstruction
Elspeth Conquers Death
Elspeth, Sun's Nemesis
Heliod, Sun-Crowned
Klothys, God of Destiny
Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger
Nadir Kraken
Nightmare Shepherd
Phoenix of Ash
Polukranos, Unchained
Purphoros's Intervention
Shadowspear
Shatter the Sky
Storm's Wrath
Taranika, Akroan Veteran
Tectonic Giant
Thassa's Intervention
Thassa, Deep Dwelling
The First Iroan Games
Thryx, the Sudden Storm
Underworld Breach
Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath
Woe Strider

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