Gamespot Japan Tournament #2 Top 10 Cards Used

Summary: The data is directly from Gamespot Japan. These are the top 10 cards based on the use from all participants of the tournament.

# 1: Flame Magus (95%)

# 2: Verzar Swordman (90%)

# 3: Visvar Vaas Zealot (87%)

# 4: Aluhja Zealot (86%)

# 5: Tolicore Zealot (85%)

# 6: Noram Zealot (84%)

# 7: Aluhja Priestess (78%)

# 8: Summoner Mesmer’s Errand (71%)

# 9: Partmole Flame Lizard (70%)

#10:Fissure of Goghlie (67%)

% here is calculated by number of cards in the entries divided by number of decks. Since all these cards have limit up to 3 per deck, 100% here does not mean all decks have the card.

This ranking clearly shows the popularity of the Missionary/Zealot deck is still persisting in Japan. Since most Zealot deck user would be using 3 of each Zealots with some perhaps 2, minimum of 1/3 and as high as 1/2 of entries here can be estimated as Missionary deck.

As for ratio between Set.1 and Set.2 cards, it was 58% for Set.1 and 42% for Set.2.

Source: Gamespot Japan Tournament Entry Analaysis (in Japanese)

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7 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by John Smith 1882 on April 22, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    Lol, mostly zealot’s deck, what a joke.

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  2. Posted by Spazzfish on April 23, 2008 at 4:36 am

    LMAO and there are still people who think zealots are not overpowered

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  3. Posted by Teh Haunting on April 23, 2008 at 4:47 am

    Look out for sleeptraps getting into the top 10 very soon

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  4. Posted by Rufus Omega on April 23, 2008 at 10:02 am

    No suprises in that list. In fact, if asked to guess I would have come up with about the same off the top of my head, although in a slightly different order.

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  5. Posted by Real Gambler on April 23, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    Parmetic Holy Feast didn’t even made it into the top 10. It was replaced by the Errand, which is quite popular in or against zealots decks. Amazing what 4 creatures can do, isn’t it? Remove the zealots, and Parmetic will jump back in the list…

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  6. Posted by Paydak on April 24, 2008 at 8:15 pm

    Verzar Swordman is god.

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  7. Posted by Motions on May 6, 2008 at 2:33 am

    i wouldn’t think zealots would be in the top 10 cause most players who are on forums a lot don’t use them. atleast i would never use them like i wouldn’t ever use battleship aswell. these creatures just ruin the game.

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