Series: Budget Magic

Building FNM-worthy decks without breaking the bank.

budget magic

Budget Magic: $89 (35 Tix) Zombies (Standard)

Jul 17 // by SaffronOlive

Core Set 2019 Standard is here. We kick off our (budget) exploration of the format with a much-improved tribe: Zombies!

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Budget Magic: $99 (31 tix) UW Naban (Modern)

Jul 10 // by SaffronOlive

Does Naban, Dean of Iteration have what it takes in Modern, backed by some annoying Wizards and Restoration Angel?

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Budget Magic: $98 (27 tix) Obliterator Devotion (Modern)

Jul 03 // by SaffronOlive

Can the combination of newly cheap Phyrexian Obliterators and Dread Shade make Mono-Black Devotion work in Modern?

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Budget Magic: $80 (25 tix) Haphazard Ramp (Standard)

Jun 26 // by SaffronOlive

There's nothing better than blowing up lands, but can a land-destruction ramp deck work in Standard? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $89 (30 tix) Mono-Blue Djinn (Modern)

Jun 19 // by SaffronOlive

Can Zahid and Tempest Djinn form the foundation of a sweet deck in Modern? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $92 (33 tix) Mono-Blue Storm (Standard)

Jun 12 // by SaffronOlive

Can the free artifact power of Mox Amber make Aetherflux Reservoir Storm a legit deck in Standard? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $96 (41 tix) UG Lands (Standard)

Jun 05 // by SaffronOlive

Can a value town-esque deck with Multani as its finisher work on a budget in Standard? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $98 (57 tix) Thunderous Wizards (Modern)

May 29 // by SaffronOlive

Can some of the powerful new Wizards from Dominaria help the tribe work in Modern?

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Budget Magic: $98 (23 tix) Sultai Muldrotha (Standard)

May 22 // by SaffronOlive

Can Muldrotha, the Gravetide grind out games in Standard with the help of some sacrificial creatures and Sagas?

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Budget Magic: $76 (41 tix) UR Auras (Standard)

May 15 // by SaffronOlive

Can Valduk, Keeper of the Flame and Champion of the Flame make a Bogles-esque deck in Dominaria Standard?

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Budget Magic: $27 (38 tix) Flaming Wizard Burn (Standard)

May 08 // by SaffronOlive

Can some Wizards and The Flame of Keld make a super-cheap burn deck work in Standard? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $80 (35 tix) Saprolings (Standard)

May 01 // by SaffronOlive

It's Dominaria time! We kick off our exploration of the new Standard with one of the most hyped tribes of the set: Saprolings!

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Dominaria Budget Magic Updates

Apr 30 // by SaffronOlive

Dominaria is here, which means it's time to get busy and update our old Budget Magic decks with some sweet new cards!

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Budget Magic: $98 (49 tix) GW Interlude (Modern)

Apr 24 // by SaffronOlive

What's better than a bunch of enters-the-battlefield creatures? Using their abilities every turn with Eerie Interlude and Eternal Witness!

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Budget Magic: $88 (30 tix) Mono-White Leyline Tokens (Modern)

Apr 17 // by SaffronOlive

Can having a free anthem on Turn 1 make a super-aggressive mono-white token list work in Modern? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $99 (25 tix) Mardu Vampires (Modern)

Apr 10 // by SaffronOlive

Do some sweet new Ixalan block cards and endless lords mean it's time for Vampires to shine in Modern? Let's see!

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