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Last Minute World Qualifier Open Lineups

Lost in the sauce on what to bring to the Runeterra WCQ Open? Yangzera's got you covered!

Good morning everyone! Still don’t know what to play in the WCQ open? Don’t worry, your boy Yangzera’s got you covered. After a whole week of preparation and thought put in the meta, I’ve gathered a bunch of lineups that you can copy paste or take ideas from going into your WCQ run. Let’s get to the lists, shall we?

Three Good Decks

Regions
Piltover & Zaun
24 cards
Ionia
16 cards
Rarities
32 600
champion
6
epic
8
rare
12
common
14
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
2
1
16
2
3
3
5
4
10
5
2
6
2
7+
Champions
6
2
Seraphine
3
Seraphine
5
Sett
3
Sett
Landmarks
3
5
Sunken Temple
2
Sunken Temple
7
Back Alley Bar
1
Back Alley Bar
Followers
7
2
Disciple of Doran
1
Disciple of Doran
2
Ferros Financier
1
Ferros Financier
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Portal Pioneer
1
Portal Pioneer
4
Augmented Clockling
1
Augmented Clockling
4
Smooth Mixologist
1
Smooth Mixologist
Spells
24
1
Ionian Tellstones
1
Ionian Tellstones
1
Piltovan Tellstones
1
Piltovan Tellstones
2
High Note
1
High Note
2
Mystic Shot
1
Mystic Shot
2
Nopeify!
2
Nopeify!
2
Rummage
1
Rummage
2
Tag Out!
2
Tag Out!
2
Time Trick
1
Time Trick
3
Aftershock
1
Aftershock
3
Howling Gale
1
Howling Gale
3
Sump Fumes
1
Sump Fumes
4
Caustic Riff
1
Caustic Riff
4
Concussive Palm
1
Concussive Palm
4
Deny
1
Deny
5
Place Your Bets
1
Place Your Bets
5
Purrsuit of Perfection
1
Purrsuit of Perfection
5
Rocket Barrage
1
Rocket Barrage
5
Unworthy Soul
2
Unworthy Soul
6
Formula
2
Formula
7
Sputtering Songspinner
1
Sputtering Songspinner
Regions
Piltover & Zaun
30 cards
Bilgewater
10 cards
Rarities
30 600
champion
6
epic
6
rare
13
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
3
1
13
2
4
3
8
4
6
5
3
6
3
7+
Champions
6
2
Nilah
3
Nilah
4
Janna
3
Janna
Landmarks
3
5
Sunken Temple
3
Sunken Temple
Followers
15
1
Pool Shark
3
Pool Shark
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
3
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Windborne Mariner
3
Windborne Mariner
5
Exalted Cloudwinder
3
Exalted Cloudwinder
7
Wizened Helmsman
3
Wizened Helmsman
Spells
16
2
Heavy Metal
1
Heavy Metal
2
Mystic Shot
3
Mystic Shot
3
Aftershock
1
Aftershock
3
Howling Gale
3
Howling Gale
4
Eye Of The Storm
2
Eye Of The Storm
4
Gotcha!
3
Gotcha!
6
Divine Whirlwind
3
Divine Whirlwind
Regions
Demacia
26 cards
Bilgewater
14 cards
Rarities
31 500
champion
6
epic
7
rare
12
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
6
1
14
2
7
3
3
4
5
5
2
6
3
7+
Champions
6
3
Miss Fortune
3
Miss Fortune
5
Quinn
3
Quinn
Followers
25
1
Fleetfeather Tracker
3
Fleetfeather Tracker
1
Shellshocker
3
Shellshocker
2
Grumbleslug
2
Grumbleslug
2
Marai Warden
3
Marai Warden
2
Petricite Broadwing
3
Petricite Broadwing
3
Blocking Badgerbear
1
Blocking Badgerbear
3
Vanguard Sergeant
3
Vanguard Sergeant
4
Island Navigator
3
Island Navigator
5
Scrutinizing Sergeant
2
Scrutinizing Sergeant
6
Genevieve Elmheart
2
Genevieve Elmheart
Spells
9
2
Form Up!
3
Form Up!
2
Inspiring Light
3
Inspiring Light
9
Champions' Strength
3
Champions' Strength

This lineup has been floating around as the “three good decks” lineup of the season. Your ban priority is Jarvan IVJarvan IV ShenShen at first, GnarGnar DariusDarius second and JannaJanna NilahNilah third.

Janna Seraphine Core

Janna Nilah Seraphine Sett

This looks like a very good lineup core to be at since those decks will just win games from being straight up good. I would recommend playing at the very least one of these 2 decks in your lineup.

Replacements for Scouts

Regions
Mount Targon
15 cards
Piltover & Zaun
25 cards
Rarities
19 400
champion
3
epic
5
rare
6
common
26
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
8
1
12
2
5
3
6
4
8
5
1
6
0
7+
Champions
3
4
Jayce
3
Jayce
Landmarks
3
3
The Forge Of Tomorrow
3
The Forge Of Tomorrow
Followers
11
1
Forge Chief
2
Forge Chief
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Solari Shieldbearer
2
Solari Shieldbearer
2
Solari Sunhawk
2
Solari Sunhawk
4
Augmented Clockling
3
Augmented Clockling
Spells
23
1
Epic Scraptraption
3
Epic Scraptraption
1
Targonian Tellstones
3
Targonian Tellstones
2
Cosmic Call
3
Cosmic Call
2
High Note
2
High Note
2
Mystic Shot
1
Mystic Shot
3
Aftershock
2
Aftershock
5
Celestial Wonder
2
Celestial Wonder
5
Rocket Barrage
3
Rocket Barrage
5
Starshaping
3
Starshaping
6
Formula
1
Formula
Regions
Demacia
20 cards
Ionia
20 cards
Rarities
25 600
champion
6
epic
2
rare
10
common
22
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
3
1
14
2
3
3
12
4
3
5
3
6
2
7+
Champions
6
4
Shen
3
Shen
6
Jarvan IV
3
Jarvan IV
Followers
22
1
Greenglade Caretaker
3
Greenglade Caretaker
2
Brightsteel Protector
3
Brightsteel Protector
2
Kinkou Student
3
Kinkou Student
2
Petricite Broadwing
3
Petricite Broadwing
3
Blocking Badgerbear
3
Blocking Badgerbear
4
All-Seeing Oracle
2
All-Seeing Oracle
5
Screeching Dragon
3
Screeching Dragon
7
Sacred Protector
2
Sacred Protector
Spells
12
2
Form Up!
2
Form Up!
2
Single Combat
3
Single Combat
4
Deny
2
Deny
4
Moral Support
2
Moral Support
4
Spirit's Refuge
3
Spirit's Refuge
Regions
Runeterra
28 cards
Mount Targon
12 cards
Rarities
24 300
champion
6
epic
1
rare
9
common
24
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
13
1
14
2
6
3
1
4
6
5
0
6
0
7+
Champions
6
3
Yuumi
3
Yuumi
5
The Poro King
3
The Poro King
Followers
19
1
Affectionate Poro
2
Affectionate Poro
1
Daring Poro
3
Daring Poro
1
Lonely Poro
3
Lonely Poro
1
Nimble Poro
1
Nimble Poro
1
Plucky Poro
1
Plucky Poro
1
Pouty Poro
1
Pouty Poro
1
Proto Poro
1
Proto Poro
1
Sinister Poro
1
Sinister Poro
2
Patched Porobot
1
Patched Porobot
2
Poro Herder
3
Poro Herder
4
Fabled Poro
1
Fabled Poro
5
Poro Sled
1
Poro Sled
Spells
15
2
Guiding Touch
2
Guiding Touch
2
Hush
2
Hush
2
Pale Cascade
3
Pale Cascade
2
Poro Stories
3
Poro Stories
3
Poro Snax
3
Poro Snax
5
Sunburst
2
Sunburst

JayceJayce Cosmic CallCosmic Call was what GoofBall 9-0’d with on apac as the third deck to this lineup. ShenShen Jarvan IVJarvan IV can be played if you don’t want to ban shen and feel confident on the mirror instead and The Poro KingThe Poro King is a good alternative if you want to bully SeraphineSeraphine players.

Sorry’s Lineup

Regions
Piltover & Zaun
30 cards
Bilgewater
10 cards
Rarities
30 600
champion
6
epic
6
rare
13
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
3
1
13
2
4
3
8
4
6
5
3
6
3
7+
Champions
6
2
Nilah
3
Nilah
4
Janna
3
Janna
Landmarks
3
5
Sunken Temple
3
Sunken Temple
Followers
15
1
Pool Shark
3
Pool Shark
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
3
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Windborne Mariner
3
Windborne Mariner
5
Exalted Cloudwinder
3
Exalted Cloudwinder
7
Wizened Helmsman
3
Wizened Helmsman
Spells
16
2
Heavy Metal
1
Heavy Metal
2
Mystic Shot
3
Mystic Shot
3
Aftershock
1
Aftershock
3
Howling Gale
3
Howling Gale
4
Eye Of The Storm
2
Eye Of The Storm
4
Gotcha!
3
Gotcha!
6
Divine Whirlwind
3
Divine Whirlwind
Regions
Demacia
26 cards
Bilgewater
14 cards
Rarities
31 500
champion
6
epic
7
rare
12
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
6
1
14
2
7
3
3
4
5
5
2
6
3
7+
Champions
6
3
Miss Fortune
3
Miss Fortune
5
Quinn
3
Quinn
Followers
25
1
Fleetfeather Tracker
3
Fleetfeather Tracker
1
Shellshocker
3
Shellshocker
2
Grumbleslug
2
Grumbleslug
2
Marai Warden
3
Marai Warden
2
Petricite Broadwing
3
Petricite Broadwing
3
Blocking Badgerbear
1
Blocking Badgerbear
3
Vanguard Sergeant
3
Vanguard Sergeant
4
Island Navigator
3
Island Navigator
5
Scrutinizing Sergeant
2
Scrutinizing Sergeant
6
Genevieve Elmheart
2
Genevieve Elmheart
Spells
9
2
Form Up!
3
Form Up!
2
Inspiring Light
3
Inspiring Light
9
Champions' Strength
3
Champions' Strength
Regions
Bandlecity
19 cards
Piltover & Zaun
21 cards
Rarities
33 300
champion
6
epic
9
rare
10
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
10
1
12
2
8
3
8
4
0
5
2
6
0
7+
Champions
6
1
Teemo
3
Teemo
3
Yuumi
3
Yuumi
Followers
20
1
Acorn, the Hextechnician
3
Acorn, the Hextechnician
1
Byrd, The Bellringer
3
Byrd, The Bellringer
2
Bandle Commando
3
Bandle Commando
2
Kelp Maidens
3
Kelp Maidens
2
Skip, "King of the Reef"
3
3
Octo Adventurer
2
Octo Adventurer
4
Augmented Clockling
3
Augmented Clockling
Spells
14
1
Pie Toss
1
Pie Toss
2
Mystic Shot
3
Mystic Shot
3
Heroic Refrain
3
Heroic Refrain
4
Blowback
2
Blowback
4
Eye Of The Storm
3
Eye Of The Storm
6
Divine Whirlwind
2
Divine Whirlwind

This is Sorry’s lineup and I think it’s a pretty good take in an agressive style of lineup, looking to beat decks that can’t deal with aggression and/or evasion. Rounding out the lineup, JannaJanna NilahNilah is there.

Anti Nilah

Regions
Freljord
23 cards
Noxus
17 cards
Rarities
24 000
champion
5
epic
3
rare
11
common
21
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
11
1
9
2
7
3
3
4
6
5
2
6
2
7+
Champions
5
4
Gnar
3
Gnar
6
Darius
2
Darius
Equipments
1
5
Bone Club
1
Bone Club
Followers
21
1
Crimson Pigeon
3
Crimson Pigeon
1
Legion Saboteur
3
Legion Saboteur
1
Omen Hawk
3
Omen Hawk
2
Ruthless Raider
3
Ruthless Raider
2
Tusk Speaker
3
Tusk Speaker
3
Iron Ballista
3
Iron Ballista
5
Glacial Saurian
3
Glacial Saurian
Spells
13
1
Three Sisters
2
Three Sisters
2
Sky Splitter
3
Sky Splitter
3
Pirouette
2
Pirouette
3
Whirling Death
2
Whirling Death
5
Decisive Maneuver
2
Decisive Maneuver
8
Battle Fury
2
Battle Fury
Regions
Freljord
22 cards
Runeterra
18 cards
Rarities
25 100
champion
6
epic
1
rare
13
common
20
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
7
1
11
2
9
3
3
4
4
5
2
6
4
7+
Champions
6
2
Jax
3
Jax
7
Ornn
3
Ornn
Followers
21
1
Omen Hawk
3
Omen Hawk
1
Weaponsmith's Apprentice
3
Weaponsmith's Apprentice
2
Favored Artisan
3
Favored Artisan
3
Innovative Blacksmith
3
Innovative Blacksmith
3
Piltovan Castaway
3
Piltovan Castaway
4
Combat Cook
3
Combat Cook
5
Glacial Saurian
3
Glacial Saurian
Spells
13
1
Three Sisters
1
Three Sisters
2
Entrancing Lure
3
Entrancing Lure
2
Sky Splitter
2
Sky Splitter
3
Fish Fight
3
Fish Fight
5
Harsh Winds
1
Harsh Winds
6
Wildclaw's Ferocity
2
Wildclaw's Ferocity
9
Buried in Ice
1
Buried in Ice
Regions
Freljord
13 cards
Demacia
27 cards
Rarities
28 500
champion
5
epic
8
rare
6
common
21
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
6
1
11
2
12
3
3
4
0
5
0
6
8
7+
Champions
5
7
Galio
3
Galio
9
Volibear
2
Volibear
Equipments
2
2
The Darkin Spear
2
The Darkin Spear
Followers
21
1
Petricite Hound
3
Petricite Hound
2
Durand Sculptor
3
Durand Sculptor
2
Petricite Broadwing
3
Petricite Broadwing
3
Mageseeker Junior
3
Mageseeker Junior
3
Petricite Charger
3
Petricite Charger
3
Valhir's Prophet
3
Valhir's Prophet
4
Balen the Benevolent
3
Balen the Benevolent
Spells
12
1
Elixir of Iron
3
Elixir of Iron
2
Sky Splitter
3
Sky Splitter
3
Gentlemen's Duel
3
Gentlemen's Duel
9
Champions' Strength
3
Champions' Strength

This is my take on a midrange lineup that looks to beat Janna Nilah. Although I don’t recommend the “beat the best deck in the format” approach to a lineup, I respect those who want to go for it.

What’s Left of Aggro

Regions
Piltover & Zaun
28 cards
Bandlecity
12 cards
Rarities
25 900
champion
6
epic
3
rare
6
common
25
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
15
1
11
2
2
3
12
4
0
5
0
6
0
7+
Champions
6
1
Kennen
3
Kennen
4
Jinx
3
Jinx
Followers
20
1
Byrd, The Bellringer
3
Byrd, The Bellringer
1
Forge Chief
3
Forge Chief
1
Yordle Squire
3
Yordle Squire
1
Zaunite Urchin
3
Zaunite Urchin
2
Flame Chompers!
3
Flame Chompers!
3
Sump Dredger
2
Sump Dredger
4
Augmented Clockling
3
Augmented Clockling
Spells
14
2
Electro Harpoon
3
Electro Harpoon
2
Mystic Shot
3
Mystic Shot
2
Rummage
2
Rummage
4
Blowback
3
Blowback
4
Eye Of The Storm
3
Eye Of The Storm
Regions
Runeterra
25 cards
Noxus
15 cards
Rarities
27 500
champion
6
epic
5
rare
3
common
26
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
12
1
12
2
9
3
5
4
0
5
2
6
0
7+
Champions
6
1
Annie
3
Annie
4
Jhin
3
Jhin
Followers
28
1
Crackshot Corsair
3
Crackshot Corsair
1
Crimson Pigeon
3
Crimson Pigeon
1
Legion Saboteur
3
Legion Saboteur
2
Imperial Demolitionist
3
Imperial Demolitionist
2
Solari Sunhawk
3
Solari Sunhawk
2
The Stagehand
3
The Stagehand
2
Tusk Speaker
3
Tusk Speaker
3
Manasoul Student
3
Manasoul Student
4
The Witness
2
The Witness
6
Augmented Experimenter
2
Augmented Experimenter
Spells
6
3
Noxian Fervor
3
Noxian Fervor
3
Pirouette
3
Pirouette
Regions
Piltover & Zaun
30 cards
Bilgewater
10 cards
Rarities
30 600
champion
6
epic
6
rare
13
common
15
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
3
1
13
2
5
3
7
4
6
5
3
6
3
7+
Champions
6
2
Nilah
3
Nilah
4
Janna
3
Janna
Landmarks
3
5
Sunken Temple
3
Sunken Temple
Followers
15
1
Pool Shark
3
Pool Shark
2
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
3
Maryam, Temple Caretaker
2
Windborne Mariner
3
Windborne Mariner
5
Exalted Cloudwinder
3
Exalted Cloudwinder
7
Wizened Helmsman
3
Wizened Helmsman
Spells
16
2
Mystic Shot
3
Mystic Shot
2
Tidal Invocation
1
Tidal Invocation
3
Aftershock
2
Aftershock
3
Howling Gale
3
Howling Gale
4
Eye Of The Storm
1
Eye Of The Storm
4
Gotcha!
3
Gotcha!
6
Divine Whirlwind
3
Divine Whirlwind

If you plan on playing triple aggro, I still suggest one of your decks is Nilah Janna as it is a pretty aggressive deck at times.

Definitely a Midrange Lineup

Regions
Freljord
22 cards
Noxus
18 cards
Rarities
29 100
champion
6
epic
5
rare
11
common
18
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
8
1
9
2
6
3
9
4
5
5
0
6
3
7+
Champions
6
3
LeBlanc
3
LeBlanc
4
Ashe
3
Ashe
Equipments
2
2
The Darkin Spear
2
The Darkin Spear
Followers
19
1
Omen Hawk
3
Omen Hawk
2
Icevale Archer
1
Icevale Archer
2
Trifarian Gloryseeker
3
Trifarian Gloryseeker
3
Reckless Trifarian
3
Reckless Trifarian
4
Trifarian Assessor
3
Trifarian Assessor
5
Avarosan Hearthguard
3
Avarosan Hearthguard
8
Incisive Tactician
3
Incisive Tactician
Spells
13
1
Brittle Steel
2
Brittle Steel
1
Elixir of Iron
3
Elixir of Iron
2
Sky Splitter
3
Sky Splitter
4
Bloody Business
3
Bloody Business
5
Harsh Winds
2
Harsh Winds
Regions
Freljord
9 cards
Demacia
31 cards
Rarities
31 400
champion
6
epic
8
rare
6
common
20
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
8
1
12
2
9
3
3
4
1
5
3
6
4
7+
Champions
6
5
Garen
1
Garen
6
Jarvan IV
3
Jarvan IV
7
Galio
2
Galio
Equipments
3
2
The Darkin Aegis
2
The Darkin Aegis
2
The Darkin Spear
1
The Darkin Spear
Followers
21
1
Omen Hawk
3
Omen Hawk
1
Petricite Hound
3
Petricite Hound
2
Durand Sculptor
3
Durand Sculptor
2
Petricite Broadwing
3
Petricite Broadwing
3
Blocking Badgerbear
3
Blocking Badgerbear
3
Petricite Charger
3
Petricite Charger
4
Balen the Benevolent
3
Balen the Benevolent
Spells
10
1
Elixir of Iron
2
Elixir of Iron
2
Sky Splitter
3
Sky Splitter
3
Gentlemen's Duel
3
Gentlemen's Duel
9
Champions' Strength
2
Champions' Strength
Regions
Freljord
22 cards
Runeterra
18 cards
Rarities
25 100
champion
6
epic
1
rare
13
common
20
eternal
standard
Mana cost
0
0
7
1
11
2
9
3
3
4
4
5
2
6
4
7+
Champions
6
2
Jax
3
Jax
7
Ornn
3
Ornn
Followers
21
1
Omen Hawk
3
Omen Hawk
1
Weaponsmith's Apprentice
3
Weaponsmith's Apprentice
2
Favored Artisan
3
Favored Artisan
3
Innovative Blacksmith
3
Innovative Blacksmith
3
Piltovan Castaway
3
Piltovan Castaway
4
Combat Cook
3
Combat Cook
5
Glacial Saurian
3
Glacial Saurian
Spells
13
1
Three Sisters
1
Three Sisters
2
Entrancing Lure
3
Entrancing Lure
2
Sky Splitter