Series: Budget Magic

Building FNM-worthy decks without breaking the bank.

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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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Budget Magic: $86 (17 tix) GW Auras (Standard, Magic Arena)

Jan 28 // by SaffronOlive

Can a deck with four non-land rares in the main deck actually compete in Theros: Beyond Death Standard? Let's aura our way into some matches and find out!

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Budget Magic: $59 (48 tix) Izzet Scissors (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Jan 21 // by SaffronOlive

What's is one of the fastest ways to kill opponents in Pioneer on a budget? Turn a random cheap artifact into a 5/5 with Ensoul Artifact!

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Budget Magic: $98 (22 tix) Cats (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Jan 14 // by SaffronOlive

On this week's claw-some episode of Budget Magic, we look to build the purr-fect budget Cat deck for the Pioneer format!

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Budget Magic: $100 (100 tix) Rakdos Madness Vampires (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Jan 07 // by SaffronOlive

Can madness and Vampires combine to make a fun and maybe even competitive budget deck in Pioneer? Let's discard some cards and find out!

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Budget Magic: $47 (12 tix) Mono-White Sram Auras (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Dec 24 // by SaffronOlive

Can a $50 deck be competitive in Pioneer? Let's take Sram, Senior Edificer and a bunch of cheap-but-powerful auras out for a spin and find out!

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Budget Magic: $98 (20 tix) Mono-Red Devotion (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Dec 17 // by SaffronOlive

Can red join blue, black, and green as a competitive devotion color in Pioneer thanks to the power of Fanatic of Mogis and triple-red three-drops like Gobin Chainwhirler and Boros Reckoner? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $100 (17 tix) Mono-Green Stompy (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Dec 10 // by SaffronOlive

How competitive is Mono-Green Stompy in Pioneer on a budget? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $97 WB Discard (Standard, Magic Arena)

Dec 03 // by SaffronOlive

Is casting a discard spell every turn an effective way to win on a budget in Throne of Eldraine Standard 3.0? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $56 Rakdos Reanimator (Standard, Magic Arena)

Nov 26 // by SaffronOlive

Oko is finally gone! Let's jank some opponents out by reanimating hasty Drakuseth, Maw of Flames!

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Budget Magic: $43 (18 tix) 8 Whack (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Nov 19 // by SaffronOlive

Can 8 Whack make the jump from Modern to Pioneer in ultra-budget form? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $110 (52 tix) Pummeler (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Nov 12 // by SaffronOlive

Let's pummel some fools in Pioneer!

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Budget Magic: $99 (29 tix) Gary Zombies (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Nov 05 // by SaffronOlive

How good is Zombies tribal in Pioneer with Gray Merchant of Asphodel as a finisher? Let's find out!

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Budget Magic: $100 (76 tix) UR Prowess (Pioneer, Magic Online)

Oct 29 // by SaffronOlive

Pioneer is all the rage these days, which means it's time for the first ever Budget Magic of the format: UR Prowess with the ever busted Treasure Cruise!

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Budget Magic: $77 Standard Affinity (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 22 // by SaffronOlive

We've had Steel Overseer in Standard since M20, and now in Throne of Eldraine, Wizards gave us a Cranial Plating in All That Glitters. Can Affinity make the jump from Modern to Standard? Let's see!

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Budget Magic: $92 WB Prison (Standard, Magic Arena)

Oct 15 // by SaffronOlive

How can we deal with the endless horde of Field of the Dead Zombies in Throne of Eldraine Standard? Stack up some hateful, prisony enchantments of course!