Quote from ShadowmasterOk cool thanks for the info that's great. What cards would you take out of the deck to sideboard in combo hate after game 1?
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Quote from slipknot72102the cards that are dead against that combo. (for example) Wrath effects should be the first to go unless you know a storm deck is running empty the warrens. You can still use path and random creature to mana ramp to get your hate out faster or to give you a higher mana count against soft counters.(path is still not optimal against storm, so if you have extra hate go ahead and replace it)
However against twin(creature based combo) path is still good, but wrath will essentially always be dead. Just ask yourself "if I am playing [deck name] will I want to have this card"
Then if when you pick from your cards try to find the ones that can be used for some purpose other than using them on the opponent(my pathing for mana ramp is a good example of this) Replace the ones that have little or less use first.
Which card is more efficient should also be looked at. (For example) you have a RW control deck with both Pyroclasm and wrath of god and your playing against a storm deck that you know has empty the warrens. You keep the pyroclasm(if you don't have sideboard cards to replace it) instead of the wrath of god because it is more efficient and is easier to get around counterspells.
I don't know if your new to the game, or like you have been playing for a while and are just getting into the tournament scene. If your not I am not trying to offend or anything, but in this link you can find a whole lot of articles on magic theory and such. One of these will have basic fundamentals of sideboarding. TBQH even players who have been playing in tournaments for a while could use with reading about sideboard as it is one of the most crucial points to winning tournaments.
this is one of the best threads on all of these forums, but unfortunately it is quite buried.