Matchup Mulligan: UG Omni-Tell

Matchup Mulligan

Final Grixis Delver Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Ad Nauseam|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep I had a number of responses that this hand was a mulligan. I'm going to guess that the individuals that wanted to ship Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Grixis Delver II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Doomsday Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Hope of Ghirapur|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This is an obvious risk versus reward hand. This is actually something we discussed in the previous "Matchup Mulligan" with the Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Doomsday

Matchup Battles

The [[Doomsday]] deck has been around for many years with several different variations. It has won with cards like [[Tendrils of Agony]] and [[Laboratory Maniac]], but with the recent printing of [[Thassa's Oracle]], it has since taken that spot as the best win condition. The goal of the deck is cast [[Doomsday]] and then stack Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Doomsday

Matchup Mulligan

Final Eldrazi Ramp Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] [[Volcanic Island|]] [[Rite of Flame|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep One of the themes of the Eldrazi Ramp article was risk versus reward. This hand is exactly that and how TES shouldn't Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Eldrazi Ramp II

Matchup Battles

Eldrazi and Ramp decks have existed in Legacy ever since the printings of [[Cloudpost]], [[Glimmerpost]], and the Eldrazi cards. Eldrazi Ramp has always been a small percentage of the metagame, but over the past year, it has picked up in popularity. The goal is to assemble these posts along with artifact mana to accelerate out 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 »

Matchup Mulligan: Eldrazi Ramp

Matchup Mulligan

Final Jeskai Breach Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Ad Nauseam|]] [[Lotus Petal|]] [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Scalding Tarn|]] [[Chrome Mox|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep Well, this is a little awkward with the [[Underworld Breach]] banning. That said, the matchup was miserably difficult and it required a lot of Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Jeskai Breach

Matchup Battles

Jeskai Breach is the newest deck to join the Legacy scene due to the printing of Underworld Breach. The goal is to use blue draw spells and Enlightened Tutor to assemble a combo. The deck casts Underworld Breach with a few cards in the graveyard, then use Lion's Eye Diamond to cast Brain Freeze from Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Jeskai Breach

Matchup Mulligan

Final The EPIC Storm Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play — Mulliganed Once) [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] [[Ponder|]] [[Veil of Summer|]] [[Burning Wish|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Mulligan I was a little disappointed by the responses to this hand, I had quite a few people say, "snap mulligan." Read More »