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Instant Deck Tech: Lens of Clarity (Pioneer)

Feb 20 // by SaffronOlive

Is Lens of Clarity actually a playable card? On Fishbowl Thursday it is!

against the odds

Against the Odds: Gallia's Discard Party (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 20 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Gallia of the Endless Dance in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Enchantress (Pioneer)

Feb 19 // by SaffronOlive

The printing of Setessan Champion to join Eidolon of Blossoms means that we have to very powerful enchantresses in Pioneer. Can the join forced to make a powerful new Pioneer deck?

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Commander Sleepers: Mirage

Feb 19 // by SaffronOlive

What Mirage cards deserve a second look in Commander? Let's discuss!

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The Easiest Way to Sell Magic Cards? — Card Conduit Review

Feb 19 // by SaffronOlive

Is using Card Conduit an efficient way to sell Magic cards? We break it down with numbers.

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Instant Deck Tech: Izzet Phoenixes (Standard)

Feb 18 // by SaffronOlive

Does the printing of Phoenix of Ash in Theros: Beyond Death mean its time for a Phoenix-heavy Izzet graveyard deck to rise in Standard?

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Budget Magic: $65 (20 tix) Blue Skies (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Feb 18 // by SaffronOlive

Can a fast, evasive clock backed by disruptive creatures and counters beat the top decks in Pioneer for only $65? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Four-Color Lazav Titans (Modern)

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

People have been hyped for using Lazav to copy Uro or Kroxa in Standard, but does improved mana and better ways to stock the graveyard mean the "copy a Titan" plan can work in Modern?

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2020 Challenger Decks: Rankings and Ratings

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

We've got the full lists for the 2020 Challenger Decks for Magic: the Gathering. Which deck is best? Let's break it down!

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Much Abrew: Divine Woe Stride Combo (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 17 // by SaffronOlive

How practical is it to gain infinite life with the combo of Divine Visitation, Woe Stride and Bishop of Wings in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's see!

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The Fish Tank: Sweet Viewer-Submitted Decks (Feb. 9-15, 2020)

Feb 16 // by SaffronOlive

What sweet decks did viewers submit this week? Let's find out on the latest edition of The Fish Tank!

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Instant Deck Tech: Rampaging Storm Herald (Standard)

Feb 13 // by SaffronOlive

Does Storm Herald have a place in Standard backed by Rampage of the Clans to turn our reanimated auras into Centaur tokens? On Fishbowl Thursday it does!

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Against the Odds: Smothering Tentacles (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 13 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning with Nadir Kraken in Standard? Let's find out!

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Ready to Brawl Updates

Feb 12 // by SaffronOlive

Jess Williams is back with a ton of Theros: Beyond Death updates for the Ready to Brawl series!

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Instant Deck Tech: Simic Hydras (Pioneer)

Feb 12 // by SaffronOlive

Can Bioessence Hydra make the jump to Pioneer backed by tons of ramp and some sweet planeswalkers? Let's discuss!

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Instant Deck Tech: Bio-Buccaneer Combo (Standard)

Feb 11 // by SaffronOlive

Heliod, Sun-Crowned has been generating infinite damage in both Pioneer and Modern with the help of Walking Ballista, can it do something similar in Modern with Glint-Horn Buccaneer and Benthic Biomancer?

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Budget Magic: $88 (33 tix) AnaxCleave Red (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 11 // by SaffronOlive

Does the printing of Anax, Hardened in the Forge mean that Mono-Red is ready to compete again in Standard on a $100 budget? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Creative Mining (Modern)

Feb 10 // by SaffronOlive

Is Dwarven Mine really powerful to be the centerpiece of a winning Modern deck? Apparently the answer is yes!

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Much Abrew: Heliod Combo Company (Modern, Magic Online)

Feb 10 // by SaffronOlive

Heliod, Sun-Crowned has gotten a lot of hype for Pioneer, but how good is our new God in Modern with Spike Feeder and friends? Let's find out!

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The Fish Tank: Sweet Viewer-Submitted Decks (Feb. 2-8, 2020)

Feb 09 // by SaffronOlive

What interesting decks did viewers submit this week? Let's find out!

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Brewer's Minute: Beating Inverter

Feb 07 // by SaffronOlive

Inverter of Truth is dominating Pioneer. How can we fight against the new best deck in the format? Let's break it down in this week's Brewer's Minute!

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Instant Deck Tech: Wishclaw Prison (Pioneer)

Feb 06 // by SaffronOlive

Is it possible to activate Wishclaw Talisman every turn without letting your opponent get a chance to tutor or running out of wish counters? On Fishbowl Thursday it is!

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Against the Odds: Deathbellow War Cry (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Feb 06 // by SaffronOlive

What are the odds of winning by tutoring up some MInotaurs with Deathbellow War Cry in Pioneer? Let's find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Bant Tokens X (Pioneer)

Feb 05 // by SaffronOlive

How many X spells is too many X spells? That's the question we're answering today in Pioneer with a deck that's overloaded with X-based token producers to combo with Wilderness Reclamation and Anionted Procession!

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Rough Drafts: Theros: Beyond Death (Limited, Magic Arena)

Feb 05 // by SaffronOlive

What does Theros: Beyond Death look like in limited? Let's fire up a draft on Magic Arena and find out!

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Instant Deck Tech: Divine Woe Strider Combo (Standard)

Feb 04 // by SaffronOlive

Most often Woe Strider is a part of aristocrat-style self-sacrifice decks. Does the three-drop have hidden combo potential with the help of Divine Visitation and Bishop of Wings? Let's discuss!

budget magic

Budget Magic: $100 (42 tix) Rakdos Kroxa Discard (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 04 // by SaffronOlive

How do you fight powerful threats like Fires of Invention and Nissa, Who Shakes the World in Theros: Beyond Death Standard on a budget? Make the opponent discard them, of course!

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Instant Deck Tech: Nivmagus Storm Prowess (Modern)

Feb 03 // by SaffronOlive

Normally the storm mechanic doesn't mix with the plan of attacking with cheap, aggressive creatures, but in Modern Nivmagus Elemental allowing players to have their storm and their beatdown all in the same deck!

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Much Abrew: Abzan Calix Sagas (Standard, Magic Arena)

Feb 03 // by SaffronOlive

Can a more midrangey enchantment deck, fueled by planeswalkers like Calix, Destiny's Hand and Vraska, Golgari Queen, compete in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's find out!

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Players Tour Nagoya Top 8 Decks

Feb 02 // by SaffronOlive

Here are your Top 8 decklists from Players Tour Nagoya.