TES Matchup Battles: Boros Initiative

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Boros Initiative is a fast and aggressive creature-based deck. The entire deck revolves around getting aggressive and disruptive creatures into play as fast as possible. This means the deck is comprised of mostly fast mana and creatures. These creatures are divided into two categories, fast ...

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TES Matchup Battles: Painter II

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Painter is a deck that revolves around the card Painter’s Servant and Grindstone. Painter’s Servant chooses a color, and then all cards become that color. When you then activate Grindstone, you can continue repeating the process because the cards share at least one color since they are all the ...

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TES Matchup Battles: Orzhov Death & Taxes

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Orzhov Death & Taxes has the same core deck as mono white Death and & Taxes, but since the printing of Orcish Bowmasters it has made splash black most of the time. There are many decks in Legacy that draw cards or have one toughness creatures, so Orcish Bowmasters has quickly become a ...

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TES Matchup Battles: Temur Rhinos

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Temur Rhinos is a deck aimed at assembling a pair of Rhino Token from Crashing Footfalls by the first or second turn. Crashing Footfalls can’t be cast off suspend by that early, but instead is cast off of a cascade trigger from Shardless Agent and Violent Outburst. The only card that you ...

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TES Matchup Battles: Death’s Shadow III

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Death’s Shadow is a UB deck that is centered around playing cards that cause you to lose life in order to play an early and big Death’s Shadow. There isn’t much of a comprimise in the rest of the deck since most of the Legacy staples already do damage to yourself or have an exact...

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TES Matchup Battles: Gruul Initiative

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Since the initiative mechanic has been released there have been many different decks trying to utilize it. Mono-white, Esper control, mono-black, and now Gruul decks have attempted to leverage the mechanic. Gruul Initiative is a red-green stompy deck playing eight copies of initiative creatures ...

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A Storm of Fire & Ice — Modern Gifts Storm Guide

Despite the recent appearance of Gruul Storm in Modern, it has been a couple years since Izzet Gifts Ungiven-based Storm has had much in the way of results. One part of this is the lack of new cards from the past few years of sets. For instance, the most significant new addition to the deck...

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A Return to Green

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It has been a few weeks since the banning of Expressive Iteration and White Plume Adventurer. In that time, the Legacy Showcase Qualifier happened. With our own Bryant Cook qualified for the tournament, locking in a list became important. Bryant played the list below to a ninth-place finish on ...

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