Dominaria United has been available for just over two weeks. I’m confident that we haven’t yet seen everything the Standard format has to offer. I think the coming month will bring new decks, new technology, and major shifts in the metagame. Yet even though we don’t “have it all figured out,” the first few weeks of the format have already delivered some important lessons.
Here are some things you need to know in order to succeed in DMU Standard. They’ve now become clear to me, but in some cases would’ve been difficult to predict without a few weeks’ worth of games under my belt.
It makes sense to evaluate a format based on its defining archetypes. However, in the case of Dominaria United Standard, there’s really only one.