What’s the Play with Pioneer MTG Lotus Field?

Hi all, Matt Nass here and I’m going to do a Deep Dive on a crazy spot I ran into in a match in last weekend’s Pioneer Challenge after getting hit by The Stone Brian on Hidden Strings. Here’s the spot at the start of my first main phase, along with relevant cards in my deck and sideboard:

Relevant Cards in Deck:

  • 2 Pore Over the Pages
  • 4 Vizier of Tumbling Sands
  • 1 Mastermind’s Acquisition
  • 1 Omniscience
  • 1 Behold the Beyond
  • 1 Lier, Disciple of the Drowned
  • 2 Bala Ged Recovery

Relevant Sideboard Cards:

  • Approach of the Second Sun

If you’d like to think through some options for yourself, stop reading here. If you want to see some of the options I considered, read on!


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