Card Review: Modern Horizons 2

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Modern Horizons 2 was a set that I was a little bit terrified for, especially after how the original Modern Horizons influenced Legacy. Fortunately, Modern Horizons 2 seems to have provided many new options for The EPIC Storm! Cards For the EPIC Storm [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze|]] [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze]] is the first creature in Magic Read More »

Metalcrafting the Perfect Bauble

Mishra's Bauble

For the past six months, The EPIC Storm (TES) team has been experimenting with many lists cutting [[Rite of Flame]]. extra lands, main deck copies of [[Carpet of Flowers]], and more moxen were all underwhelming and [[Rite of Flame]] was slotted back in. Recently, however, [[Mishra's Bauble]] has taken those [[Rite of Flame]] slots and Read More »

Sideboarding in the New Legacy

Witherbloom Command

Legacy recently had one of the most monumental shifts in the format: the bannings of [[Dreadhorde Arcanist]], [[Oko, Thief of Crowns]], and [[Arcum's Astrolabe]]. The two weeks since this banning have been a flurry of brewing and seeing resurgences of older strategies that have been dormant during the height of FIRE-era Legacy. Some of these Read More »

Beyond Rite of Flame

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Over time, it is common for decks to evolve and cut cards that were once essential to their strategy. The EPIC Storm cut [[Infernal Tutor]] for [[Wishclaw Talisman]] to great success in 2019. Identifying cards that can seem to be linchpins, but can be upgraded is essential to evolving and continuing to improve in new Read More »

Card Review: Commander Legends

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Commander Legends is the newest supplemental set to enter Legacy, and it has fewer cards than expected to impact the format. For The EPIC Storm, the two most impactful cards are both one-sided lock pieces: [[Hullbreacher]] and [[Opposition Agent]]. [[Hullbreacher|]] [[Hullbreacher]] Creature - Merfolk Pirate Flash If an opponent would draw a card except the Read More »

Post-Breach Musings

Doomsday

[[Underworld Breach]] is banned! Though it was in Legacy for just a short time, it proved to be an incredibly dominant and format warping card. Obviously my analysis of the card and its power level were flawed, but some of the ideas were correct. [[Underworld Breach]] was not a [[Yawgmoth's Will]] in that it did Read More »