Matchup Mulligan: Dimir ReScaminator

Matchup Mulligan

Final Dredge Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) Mox Opal Lotus Petal Brainstorm Echo of Eons Chrome Mox Commercial District Burning Wish Keep or Mulligan? Keep You don’t need Lion’s Eye Diamond! Cast Lotus Petal, Mox Opal, and then Chrome Mox. With the Imprint trigger on the ...

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Opportunity Cost: Deck Building

Opportunity Cost Deck Building

The loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen. -Oxford Dictionary Opportunity cost is a term normally associated with finance and investing. In Magic: The Gathering, opportunity cost has deck building and playing applications. While playing, it tends to be ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Dredge II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Sultai Beanstalk Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) Gaea’s Will Dark Ritual Dark Ritual Beseech the Mirror Thoughtseize Bloodstained Mire Misty Rainforest Keep or Mulligan? Keep An important aspect to the Sultai Beanstalk matchup is understanding you have plenty of time. They ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Sultai Beanstalk

Matchup Mulligan

Final Boros Initiative Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) Dark Ritual Mox Opal Beseech the Mirror Underground Sea Misty Rainforest Misty Rainforest Bloodstained Mire Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan This hand is a trap! It looks good, but it’s actually mediocre. To understand why, think ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Boros Initiative

Matchup Mulligan

Final Painter Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) Lotus Petal Beseech the Mirror Mox Opal Scalding Tarn Galvanic Relay Bloodstained Mire Beseech the Mirror Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan This hand needs to draw exactly Dark Ritual to function while still losing to Mindbreak Trap or Surgical ...

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Card Review: Molten Collapse

Molten Collapse

Wizards of the Coast has gifted the Storm community once again with another removal spell! Over the years, my binder has become full of slight sidegrades to Abrupt Decay, Chain of Vapor, and Echoing Truth. Molten Collapse is the most recent removal spell in this long line of cards, and it has ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Painter III

Matchup Mulligan

Final Orzhov Death & Taxes Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) Beseech the Mirror Chrome Mox Mox Opal Mishra’s Bauble Underground Sea Gaea’s Will Volcanic Island Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan This hand is incredibly risky, let’s assume our opponent doesn’t have ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Orzhov Death & Taxes

Matchup Mulligan

Final Temur Rhinos Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) Mox Opal Rite of Flame Dark Ritual Thoughtseize Empty the Warrens Beseech the Mirror Chrome Mox Keep or Mulligan? Keep It’s very risky, but as I said in the last article, you need to take big swings in bad matchups. Against the ...

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Card Review: Beseech the Mirror

Beseech Review

The original Throne of Eldraine gave us Wishclaw Talisman, a card that has turned out to be hugely impactful for how The EPIC Storm has been built ever since. Wilds of Eldraine, Magic‘s newest expansion has yet another busted tutor effect. Meet Beseech the Mirror: Beseech the Mirror ...

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Matchup Mulligan: Temur Rhinos

Matchup Mulligan

Final Death’s Shadow Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) Burning Wish Lion’s Eye Diamond Lion’s Eye Diamond Echo of Eons Echo of Eons Veil of Summer Abrupt Decay Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand is surprisingly resilient to both countermagic and discard spells due to having ...

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How to Desire

How to Desire

After 20 years, Mind’s Desire has been unbanned in Legacy! After being legal in the format for only a few months, this powerful Storm spell has been released into Legacy. Previously, we thought that even if unbanned, Mind’s Desire might not even be good enough to play and was just ...

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