Quote from finalnub »Which matchups are you siding out Borborygmos in? I almost never side out Borborygmos. One of the appeals to the deck is you can invalidate path/removal and win instant speed. Without Borborygmos, you give your control opponents free reign to tap out on our turn, make path an unbeatable wall, and some other corner case applications like beating bridges, requiring an extra Angel's Grace from Ad Nauseam, mini-comboing with Borborygmos to clear hatebears etc.
Blood Moon is fine this this meta, but IMO we are a combo deck first and foremost and we need to maximize our G1 win percentage. To me a card that does not contribute to our g1 plan A has no place in the main deck.
If you do not want to play with Borborygmos, I think you should be playing the Grixis/BR goryo's deck and swap out wurms for emrakuls and the shoal package for cantrips, IMO.
Lastly, Manamorphose at worst replaces itself, and at best enables instant speed kills when resource constrained by allowing you to make black mana from just SSGs and rituals.