I hope you all enjoyed last weeks brainteaser! The poll is closed and most of you got it right!
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Well done to everyone who voted Yes!
You can win from this position but it is quite involved.
- You first need to finish resolving Brainstorm. Put back the Infernal Tutor with Cabal Ritual on top. – Storm Count 2
- Then you play Lion’s Eye Diamond. – Storm Count 4
- Play Gitaxian Probefor two life, hold priority and sacrifice Lion’s Eye Diamond for three black mana and discard your hand. – Storm Count 5
- The Gitaxian Probe will draw you Cabal Ritual. Cast this. – Storm Count 6, six black mana
- Cast Infernal Tutor for Lion’s Eye Diamond. – Storm Count 7, four black mana
- Cast Lion’s Eye Diamond. – Storm Count 8
- Sacrifice Lion’s Eye Diamond for three red mana – Four black and three red mana
- Flashback Past in Flames. – Storm Count 9, two black mana
- Cast Cabal Ritual from the graveyard. – Storm count 10, five black mana
- Cast Infernal Tutor and find Tendrils of Agony. – Storm count 11, three black mana
- Using your last land, Tropical Island and the three black mana in pool, cast Tendrils of Agony for 12 Storm and win the game!
Well done to everyone who got it right. I hope you all enjoyed thinking about the problem!