Series: Against the Odds

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Against the Odds: Jeskai Gearhulks (Historic)

What are the odds of winning with Combustible Gearhulk (along with some of its Gearhulkian friends) in Historic? Let's find out!

Nov 25 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Dagger Burn (Historic)

Panharmonicon is back on Magic Arena, but rather than durdling around with the artifact, today, we're playing a Historic version of one of the most infamously janky Panharmonicon combo decks ever: Dagger Burn!

Nov 18 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Five-Color Colorless Door to Nothingness (Modern)

What are the odds of winning with Door to Nothingness in Modern? Let's find out!

Nov 11 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Angel(s) of Destiny (Modern)

What are the odds of winning with Angel of Destiny (and a bunch of its angelic friends) in Modern? Let's find out!

Nov 4 | by SaffronOlive
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Budget Magic: Curious Rogues (Historic)

Can an aggressive, tempo-y build of Rogues work in Historic on a 15-rare (with 11 being lands) budget? Let's see!

Nov 2 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: One-Shot Charix (Standard)

What are the odds of winning with Charix, the Raging Isle in Standard? Let's find out!

Oct 28 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Banned Tribal (Modern)

What are the odds of winning in Modern with a deck built exclusively with cards banned in Standard? Let's find out!

Oct 21 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Infinite Landfall Mogaug (Modern)

How many combat steps can we take with Moraug, Fury of Akoum? How can we generate infinite landfall triggers in Modern? Let's find out!

Oct 14 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Dragon Fling (Standard)

What are the odds of winning with Leyline Tyrant (by flinging it at the opponent's face with Kazuul's Fury) in Zendikar Rising Standard? Let's find out!

Oct 7 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Confoundamonicon (Modern)

What are the odds of making our Modern opponents bounce all of their lands with the help of Confounding Conundrum and Panharmonicon? Let's find out!

Sep 30 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Lithoform Engine Combo (Standard)

Can Lithoform Engine make for a Splinter Twin-like combo in Standard? What are the odds of winning with a combo deck built around the artifact in Zendikar Rising Standard? Let's see!

Sep 23 | by SaffronOlive
Image for Against the Odds: Pirate Stompy (Modern) against the odds
Against the Odds: Pirate Stompy (Modern)

What are the odds of stomping opponents with Pirates in Modern? Let's find out!

Sep 17 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Spawnsire of Ulamog Eldrazi-ocalypse (Modern)

How many Eldrazi can we play from outside the game with the help of 20 mana and Spawnsire of Ulamog? Let's find out!

Sep 10 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Vraska Tribal (Modern)

What are the odds of winning with all of the Vraskas (and some non-Vraska spice) in Modern? Let's find out!

Sep 3 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Nine Lives Lock (Historic)

What are the odds of winning by locking opponents out of the game with Nine Lives and Solemnity in Historic? Let's find out!

Aug 27 | by SaffronOlive
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Against the Odds: Sethron Minotaurs (Historic)

What are the odds of winning with Sethron (probably better known as the Hurloon General) and the Minotaur tribe in Historic? Let's find out!

Aug 20 | by SaffronOlive

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