Earlier this week, Wizards of the Coast announced that there would be an update to the Banned & Restricted list impacting Historic, Pioneer, Modern, and Pauper.

Here are some of my predictions (and hopes!) for the upcoming Banned & Restricted announcement. 

Historic

With the Mythic Invitational approaching on August 28th, it makes sense to me that Wizards are keeping a closer eye on this format. 

The Fate of the Suspensions

Historic's suspended list functions similarly to a ban, in that the card is longer legal in Historic. However, once on the list, R&D monitors the card before choosing to either ban it officially, or return it to the format. This decision is made before the next big Historic event.

Currently, Agent of Treachery, Fires of Invention and Winota, Joiner of Forces are all on the Historic suspended card list. 

I believe that Agent of Treachery and Winota, Joiner of Forces will be moved to the banned list. Days after Agent of Treachery was sent to the suspended list, Winota got suspended as well. In that small amount of time, WotC deduced that even without Agent of Treachery in the format, Winota was a fundamentally broken Magic card.

Fires of Invention fractured Standard for a long time—however, if Agent of Treachery is sent to the shadow realm, there may be room for Fires of Invention in Historic. This card cheats on mana and has produced monotonous games and formats in the past. Whether or not Fires of Invention is banned is dependent on what they decide to do with Agent of Treachery, and if bans for Wilderness Reclamation and Nexus of Fate are explored.

New Suspensions

Assuming all cards hit the suspension zone before the ban zone, I expect to see Nexus of Fate and Wilderness Reclamation suspended in some combination. One of them will absolutely go, but I think suspending both is the best option. 

No matter how they change Historic, Gruul Aggro always seems to be one of the most popular and successful decks. There's nothing "broken" about the deck per se, it's just really good at applying pressure to every level of deck. While I expect this could change as more cards are added to Historic, I think Burning-Tree Emissary would be a good piece to hit. This card is the key to the most explosive and oppressive starts, and a suspension could go a long way. 

Unbans

Haha, good one.

The current Historic banned list is fine with me, and I don't expect to see any of these cards getting unbanned anytime soon.

Pioneer

"Inverter? I hardly know her!"

Said no one ever, because it's all Pioneer has been doing since Theros: Beyond Death dropped.

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Cards

Fatal Push

Color Identity:B

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Destroy target creature if it has converted mana cost 2 or less.
Revolt — Destroy that creature if it has converted mana cost 4 or less instead if a permanent you controlled left the battlefield this turn.

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Island

Color Identity:U

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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The Elderspell

Color Identity:B

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Destroy any number of target planeswalkers. Choose a planeswalker you control. Put two loyalty counters on it for each planeswalker destroyed this way.

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Cling to Dust

Color Identity:B

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Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, you gain 3 life. Otherwise, you draw a card.
Escape—{3}{B}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Narset, Parter of Veils

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Each opponent can't draw more than one card each turn.
−2: Look at the top four cards of your library. You may reveal a noncreature, nonland card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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Dig Through Time

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Delve (Each card you exile from your graveyard while casting this spell pays for {1}.)
Look at the top seven cards of your library. Put two of them into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Negate

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Counter target noncreature spell.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Jace, Wielder of Mysteries

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If you would draw a card while your library has no cards in it, you win the game instead.
+1: Target player mills two cards. Draw a card.
−8: Draw seven cards. Then if your library has no cards in it, you win the game.

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Thassa's Oracle

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When Thassa's Oracle enters the battlefield, look at the top X cards of your library, where X is your devotion to blue. Put up to one of them on top of your library and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order. If X is greater than or equal to the number of cards in your library, you win the game. (Each {U} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to blue.)

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Drowned Catacomb

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Drowned Catacomb enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or a Swamp.
{T}: Add {U} or {B}.

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Thoughtseize

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Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

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Inverter of Truth

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Devoid (This card has no color.)
Flying
When Inverter of Truth enters the battlefield, exile all cards from your library face down, then shuffle all cards from your graveyard into your library.

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Collective Brutality

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Escalate—Discard a card. (Pay this cost for each mode chosen beyond the first.)
Choose one or more —
• Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose an instant or sorcery card from it. That player discards that card.
• Target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
• Target opponent loses 2 life and you gain 2 life.

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Jace, Vryn's Prodigy // Jace, Telepath Unbound

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{T}: Draw a card, then discard a card. If there are five or more cards in your graveyard, exile Jace, Vryn's Prodigy, then return him to the battlefield transformed under his owner's control.

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Eliminate

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker with converted mana cost 3 or less.

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Damping Sphere

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If a land is tapped for two or more mana, it produces {C} instead of any other type and amount.
Each spell a player casts costs {1} more to cast for each other spell that player has cast this turn.

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Mystical Dispute

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This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a blue spell.
Counter target spell unless its controller pays {3}.

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Swamp

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Watery Grave

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({T}: Add {U} or {B}.)
As Watery Grave enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Opt

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Scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
Draw a card.

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Fetid Pools

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({T}: Add {U} or {B}.)
Fetid Pools enters the battlefield tapped.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Ashiok, Nightmare Muse

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+1: Create a 2/3 blue and black Nightmare creature token with "Whenever this creature attacks or blocks, each opponent exiles the top two cards of their library."
−3: Return target nonland permanent to its owner's hand, then that player exiles a card from their hand.
−7: You may cast up to three spells from among face-up cards your opponents own from exile without paying their mana costs.

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Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Color Identity:B

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Lifelink
If a nontoken creature an opponent controls would die, instead exile that card and create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
{2}{B}, Sacrifice another Vampire or Zombie: Put two +1/+1 counters on Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.

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Hero's Downfall

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Censor

Color Identity:U

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Counter target spell unless its controller pays {1}.
Cycling {U} ({U}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Cry of the Carnarium

Color Identity:B

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All creatures get -2/-2 until end of turn. Exile all creature cards in all graveyards that were put there from the battlefield this turn. If a creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

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Choked Estuary

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As Choked Estuary enters the battlefield, you may reveal an Island or Swamp card from your hand. If you don't, Choked Estuary enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {U} or {B}.

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I believe Dimir Inverter is why we've seen a dip in Pioneer event attendance recently. It genuinely felt like the format had been forgotten about, and I'm personally super happy to see it on the list for upcoming changes. 

New Bans

We'll be saying goodbye to either Inverter of Truth or Thassa's Oracle next week. If Inverter of Truth is banned, decks like Lotus Breach will get to continue existing, but Dimir Inverter as we know it will be nerfed out of existence. If Thassa's Oracle is banned, both Lotus Breach and Dimir Inverter will still be able to win with Jace, Wielder of Mysteries (or other win conditions). While Jace isn't an ideal win condition, allowing these decks to continue in a watered-down version may be the solution R&D chooses to go with.

Dig Through Time has skated by largely due to the lack of fetch lands in Pioneer. It's easy to say that this card is only powerful because it helps dig toward a two-card combo. In the short term, if they ban a Dimir Inverter combo piece, Dig Through Time will be fine in the format. But this is not a realistic long-term plan. I think the decision on whether or not to ban Dig Through Time should be based on whether Wizards is okay having to reevaluate this decision every time a new set is released. I do not believe it will be banned in this cycle, however it will definitely be on a watch list.

Once the best deck in the format is defanged, we have to consider what takes its place. In Pioneer this makes room for Niv-Mizzet Reborn, Fires of Invention and Winota, Joiner of Forces decks to rise. I don't believe these decks are too overpowered for Pioneer—however, the Yorion, Sky Nomad-Fires of Invention-Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast trifecta still exists, and could become a problem in the future.

Unban Possibilities

Smuggler's Copter, Field of the Dead and Oath of Nissa are all on my list of potential cards to unban.

I think we're unlikely to see a Smuggler's Copter unban. It's a good card (probably too good), but it would give aggro decks a chance of being playable again. However, since it's a colorless powerhouse, it will probably be put into every deck interested in attacking, which is why it was banned in the first place.

Oath of Nissa has a lot of potential, and would go directly into Winota, Joiner of Forces decks as well as most other green decks. The card is strong, but not inherently powerful. However, it enables a lot of powerful decks, and could just be too dangerous to let loose. 

Field of the Dead is definitely a manageable card in Pioneer. It's only boring to play against when it takes over a format. One of the largest issues with powerful, colorless lands is how flexible they are, so even if Field of the Dead has optimal builds centered around it, the potential for other random decks to utilize it is there. That means there's a risk in unbanning it, if you also ban a piece from Inverter combo and/or Lotus Breach. On the other hand, if the format remained as it currently is, I do not believe Field of the Dead would be as oppressive as it was when it was initially banned.

Since Pioneer seems to have taken a back seat in terms of competitive Magic, it would be good to see a format shakeup to test things out before it's needed for tournament play again. 

Hopes and Dreams

Unban Felidar Guardian, ban Saheeli Rai.

Ban Agent of Treachery.

Modern

New Bans

SPLINTER TWIN WILL FINALLY BE UNBANNED

Unbans

SPLINTER TWIN WILL FINALLY BE UNBANNED

Hopes and Dreams

SPLINTER TWIN WILL FINALLY BE UNBANNED

LONG LIVE Splinter Twin

Modern, but Boring 

New Bans

Arcum's Astrolabe: It makes for boring and repetitive gameplay.

Urza, Lord High Artificer: If a card doesn't have enough room for flavor text, it's probably broken. In Urza's case, it's definitely broken, and enough cards have paid the price for Urza's sins. While these decks are not as powerful as they were when Mox Opal was legal, the turns are lengthy, not particularly enjoyable, and feel oppressive.

I don't know if bans will be made based on how oppressive a deck or card is, or based on how stale things have become. I don't love calling for bans, but change is needed when a format stagnates like this.

Unbans

Bridge from Below can come back now that Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis is well and truly exiled from Modern.

Hopes and Dreams

Ban Veil of Summer: This card should not exist outside of Vintage and Legacy.

One of my hotter takes is that they should unban Umezawa's Jitte. It could be fine! Theoretically.

Pauper

New Bans

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Pauper

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Cards

Reaping the Graves

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.59

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Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
Storm (When you cast this spell, copy it for each spell cast before it this turn. You may choose new targets for the copies.)

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Red Elemental Blast

Color Identity:R

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Choose one —
• Counter target blue spell.
• Destroy target blue permanent.

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Doom Blade

Color Identity:B

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Destroy target nonblack creature.

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Ghostly Flicker

Color Identity:U

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Exile two target artifacts, creatures, and/or lands you control, then return those cards to the battlefield under your control.

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Island

Color Identity:U

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({T}: Add {U}.)

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Prohibit

Color Identity:U

Market Price: $0.03

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Kicker {2} (You may pay an additional {2} as you cast this spell.)
Counter target spell if its converted mana cost is 2 or less. If this spell was kicked, counter that spell if its converted mana cost is 4 or less instead.

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Ancient Grudge

Color Identity:G,R

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Destroy target artifact.
Flashback {G} (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Mnemonic Wall

Color Identity:U

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Defender
When Mnemonic Wall enters the battlefield, you may return target instant or sorcery card from your graveyard to your hand.

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Urza's Power Plant

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Moment's Peace

Color Identity:G

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Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt this turn.
Flashback {2}{G} (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Stonehorn Dignitary

Color Identity:W

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When Stonehorn Dignitary enters the battlefield, target opponent skips their next combat phase.

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Prophetic Prism

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When Prophetic Prism enters the battlefield, draw a card.
{1}, {T}: Add one mana of any color.

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Unwind

Color Identity:U

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Counter target noncreature spell. Untap up to three lands.

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Expedition Map

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{2}, {T}, Sacrifice Expedition Map: Search your library for a land card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

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Urza's Mine

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Power-Plant and an Urza's Tower, add {C}{C} instead.

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Pyroblast

Color Identity:R

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Choose one —
• Counter target spell if it's blue.
• Destroy target permanent if it's blue.

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Urza's Tower

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{T}: Add {C}. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Power-Plant, add {C}{C}{C} instead.

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Mystical Teachings

Color Identity:B,U

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Search your library for an instant card or a card with flash, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
Flashback {5}{B} (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Impulse

Color Identity:U

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Look at the top four cards of your library. Put one of them into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Remote Isle

Color Identity:U

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Remote Isle enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {U}.
Cycling {2} ({2}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Ephemerate

Color Identity:W

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Exile target creature you control, then return it to the battlefield under its owner's control.
Rebound (If you cast this spell from your hand, exile it as it resolves. At the beginning of your next upkeep, you may cast this card from exile without paying its mana cost.)

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Dispel

Color Identity:U

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Counter target instant spell.

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Bonder's Ornament

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{T}: Add one mana of any color.
{4}, {T}: Each player who controls a permanent named Bonder's Ornament draws a card.

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Weather the Storm

Color Identity:G

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You gain 3 life.
Storm (When you cast this spell, copy it for each spell cast before it this turn.)

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Blue Elemental Blast

Color Identity:U

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Choose one —
• Counter target red spell.
• Destroy target red permanent.

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Exclude

Color Identity:U

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Counter target creature spell.
Draw a card.

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Mulldrifter

Color Identity:U

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Flying
When Mulldrifter enters the battlefield, draw two cards.
Evoke {2}{U} (You may cast this spell for its evoke cost. If you do, it's sacrificed when it enters the battlefield.)

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Scattershot

Color Identity:R

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Scattershot deals 1 damage to target creature.
Storm (When you cast this spell, copy it for each spell cast before it this turn. You may choose new targets for the copies.)

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Compulsive Research

Color Identity:U

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Target player draws three cards. Then that player discards two cards unless they discard a land card.

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Thriving Isle

Color Identity:U

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Thriving Isle enters the battlefield tapped.
As Thriving Isle enters the battlefield, choose a color other than blue.
{T}: Add {U} or one mana of the chosen color.

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Dinrova Horror

Color Identity:B,U

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When Dinrova Horror enters the battlefield, return target permanent to its owner's hand, then that player discards a card.

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Cave of Temptation

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{T}: Add {C}.
{1}, {T}: Add one mana of any color.
{4}, {T}, Sacrifice Cave of Temptation: Put two +1/+1 counters on target creature. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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I expect something from the Tron deck to go. The deck has dominated this format and could stand to see a power reduction. My guess is Expedition Map or Ghostly Flicker go, with Ephemerate in third place—that way, the deck can continue to exist, just in a less consistent and repetitive manner. 

Boros Metalcraft decks are on my watch list after the Tron decks get hit.

Mystic Sanctuary: The fact that this card is a common is insane. Its power level is incredibly high for Pauper. 

Unbans

No cards will be unbanned.

Hopes and Dreams

Ban Urza's Tower and be done with it.

* * *

One card I failed to mention in all of these lists is Teferi, Time Raveler. Quite honestly I could see this card getting a ban simply for warping the ways in which Magic is played, and the only reason I do not foresee a ban in this upcoming announcement is that Standard was not featured on the list of formats that will receive an update. 

LONG LIVE Splinter Twin.*


*I kid, unbanning Splinter Twin would be a terrible decision. The deck was broken before Wizards introduced Teferi, Time Raveler, Force of Negation and Mystic Sanctuary to the format. It would be a nightmare now.