TES Matchup Battles: Moon Stompy II

Matchup Battles

Moon Stompy is named after playing [[Magus of the Moon]] and [[Blood Moon]] with aggressive creatures like [[Legion Warboss]] and [[Goblin Rabblemaster]]. In addition to turning off the opponent's lands, Moon Stompy also uses [[Chalice of the Void]] and [[Trinisphere]] to prevent the opponent from casting spells. Their deck making it difficult for the opponent Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Moon Stompy II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Elves Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Verdant Catacombs|]] [[Verdant Catacombs|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan While our opponent's deck does have four copies of [[Thoughtseize]], keeping this [[Veil of Summer]] when on the draw is almost pointless. This means Read More »

The ABC’s of TES: Cantrips

The ABC's of TES

Cantrips, cards that provide some amount of card selection, are the backbone of almost every blue deck in Legacy. The EPIC Storm is no different. [[Brainstorm]] and [[Ponder]] are two important cards to learn how to play in an aggressive combo oriented style. Why Play Cantrips [[Ponder|]] [[Brainstorm|]] [[Preordain|]] Cantrips are slow cards. They cost Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Moon Stompy with Roberto Orciuolo

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Roberto Orciuolo By day, Roberto is a Medical Business owner. He has played Magic: The Gathering since 2008, mainly Legacy, and he loves "Stompy" decks. Roberto is co-founder of the Wooded Team, and he has two Top 8 finishes at the 4 Seasons events, one Top 8 at Tarmogeddon, Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Elves II

Matchup Battles

Elves is an creature based combo deck, obviously built around the Elf creature type. The main cards it's trying to abuse are [[Glimpse of Nature]], [[Gaea's Cradle]], and [[Natural Order]]. They also play a tutor package with [[Natural Order]] and [[Glimpse of Nature]] to search for any disruptive creatures or other elves to develop their Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Elves

Matchup Mulligan

Final Ad Nauseam Tendrils Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Taiga|]] [[Brainstorm|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep "This hand doesn't do anything!" Exactly. We're not looking to be proactive when the opportunity presents itself. A better way of looking at Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Elves with Newton Hang

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Newton Hang (Twitter: hello_newton | MTGO: hellonewton) By day, Newton Hang works as an Electrical Engineer in Aerospace. By night, he plays Magic: The Gathering as a hobby. He notably won the Legacy Showcase Qualifier to qualify for the 2020 MOCS with his signature “Reclaimer Elves” deck. Despite primarily Read More »