Matchup Mulligan: Madness

Matchup Mulligan

Final Bant Control Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Brainstorm|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Burning Wish|]] [[Galvanic Relay|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand looks much better than it actually is, there's some natural friction happening that may not be completely obvious. You have three zero Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Bant Control

Matchup Mulligan

Final UR Delver Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Galvanic Relay|]] [[Galvanic Relay|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Aeve, Progenitor Ooze|]] [[Volcanic Island|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand isn't perfect, but we do have [[Abrupt Decay]] to slow the game down. I would lead the game on the pair of Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: UR Delver II

Matchup Mulligan

Final GW Depths Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play — mulliganed twice) [[Burning Wish|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Mishra's Bauble|]] [[Mishra's Bauble|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Ponder|]] [[Brainstorm|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep Honestly, I'm not sure how much better a four-card hand would be outside of having exactly the singleton [[Echo of Eons]] paired with a Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: GW Depths

Matchup Mulligan

Final BR Reanimator Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Badlands|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This is sort of questionable, but hear me out. This hand can beat a [[Chancellor of the Annex]] on the first turn (assuming that Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: BR Reanimator II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Death & Taxes Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Burning Wish|]] [[Chain of Vapor|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep I've found that it's fairly unlikely that your Death & Taxes opponent will have [[Leyline of the Void]]. This means you Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Death & Taxes II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Rainbow Depths Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Mox Opal|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand is risky, it loses to discard, [[Stifle]], and [[Flusterstorm]]. Are you really supposed to give up a turn-one kill though? I don't Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Rainbow Depths

Matchup Mulligan

Final Mono-Green Cloudpost Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Taiga|]] [[Polluted Delta|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Ad Nauseam|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep Think of how Mono-Green Cloudpost tries to attack The EPIC Storm, its generally with [[Pithing Needle]], [[Force of Vigor]], and [[Mindbreak Trap]]. This hand is actually Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Mono-Green Cloudpost

Matchup Mulligan

Final Maverick Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Polluted Delta|]] [[Volcanic Island|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Swamp|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep It might be crazy, but I believe this hand is fine. You have an answer to either [[Collector Ouphe]] or [[Thalia, Guardian of Thraben]] with mana Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Maverick II

Matchup Mulligan

Final BUG Ninjas Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Mox Opal|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Rite of Flame|]] [[Rite of Flame|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep It might seem crazy, but this hand is fine and goes back to needing to draw an action spell (34 percent) Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: BUG Ninjas

Matchup Mulligan

Final Goblins Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Defense Grid|]] [[Ad Nauseam|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Chain of Vapor|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan This hand is very close, but ultimately a little too risky. With Goblins often playing cards such as [[Chalice of the Void]], you can't rely Read More »