Commander Showdown — Hapatra vs The Scorpion God

V for Venom-Detta Voilà! In view, the vast valleys of Ixalan! However, now that we’ve arrived at this vivid, vibrant vista, we must veer our vessel back to Amonkhet! We volunteered to visit two voracious veterans before the Hour of Devastation vanishes, and they would be very vexed and vindictive if we vacated our vow. If you, valuable viewer, would rather […]

#-1/-1 counters, #black, #black suns zenith, #blowfly infestation, #carnifex demon, #contagion engine, #control, #crumbling ashes, #devoted druid, #dusk urchins, #everlasting torment, #flourishing defenses, #golgari, #green, #hapatra vizier of poisons, #infect, #jund, #kulrath knight, #necroskitter, #nest of scarabs, #Obelisk Spider, #quillspike, #rakdos, #red, #soul snuffers, #swarm, #the scorpion god, #tokens, #wither Read More »

Weird Harvest — Pharika, Plague Politics

Hello everyone and welcome to the first installment of Weird Harvest. Over the course of this series I hope to impress upon all of you one of my favorite elements of EDH, and that is using jank during our build process to disrupt our opponents. You may ask yourself, “Why would I ever intentionally put […]

#black, #city of solitude, #dread, #enchantments, #gate to phyrexia, #genesis chamber, #golgari, #green, #jolrael empress of beasts, #living death, #oath of ghouls, #pharika god of affliction, #politics, #portcullis, #tokens, #ward of bones Read More »

Commander Showdown — Titania vs The Gitrog Monster

Let Me Tell You a Story Some time ago, I sat down for a game with my favorite deck, The Gitrog Monster. A short while into this game, I assembled a small army with an Avenger of Zendikar. An opponent wiped the board. I dropped a Rampaging Baloths and began to recreate the army, but […]

#black, #centaur vinecrasher, #crucible of worlds, #dredge, #evolving wilds, #fetch lands, #glacial chasm, #golgari, #green, #green black, #landfall, #Ramunap Excavator, #skirge familiar, #the gitrog monster, #titania protector of argoth, #zuran orb Read More »

Underdog’s Corner — Ishkanah, Grafwidow

This article is Round 13 of the Underdog’s Corner, a series spotlighting various lesser-used commanders and their place in the format. Each article makes the argument for a single commander that deserves more play, as well as highlighting key cards and synergies. A Crawling Sensation Hello, everyone and welcome back to the Underdog’s Corner! In my my […]

#ashnods altar, #black, #combo, #delirium, #emrakul the promised end, #golgari, #green, #green black, #ishkanah grafwidow, #kessig cagebreakers, #nim deathmantle, #spiders Read More »

Partner Focus — Reyhan, Last of the Abzan

Reyhan, Last of the Abzan is one lonely (and angry) warrior khan. As her comrades die around her, she rallies strength from their sacrifice and inspires the rest of the troops under her command. That inspiration is a fluid that flows from the fallen to the survivors in her presence. Whenever a creature you control […]

#+1/+1 counters, #abzan, #black, #blue, #golgari, #green, #partner, #red, #reyhan last of the abzan, #sacrifice Read More »

Commander Showdown — Karador vs Meren

Blast from the Past Commander Anthology comes out this Friday, inviting us all to enjoy some of our old favorites from past Commander products, such as Kaalia of the Vast and Derevi, Empyrial Tactician. The Anthology deck I’d like to spend some time on is Plunder the Graves, featuring Meren of Clan Nel Toth. Before Commander […]

#abzan, #black, #golgari, #green, #karador ghost chieftain, #meren of clan nel toth, #reanimator, #toolbox, #white Read More »

Non-Basically Speaking — Meren of Clan Nel Toth

Meren of Clan Nel Toth EDH

Hello friends and necromancers, welcome back to EDHREC and our continuing biweekly column, Non-Basically Speaking, the series that strives to identify non-basic lands that should be considered valuable staples or hidden gems based on their visibility on EDHREC. Today we dig about six feet down and discuss one of EDHREC’s most popular commanders Meren of […]

#black, #dark depths, #golgari, #green, #lands, #meren of clan nel toth, #meren win conditions Read More »

Low Market — Hapatra, Vizier of Multitasking

Poisoned Words It’s the week following Amonkhet spoiler season, and you know what that means! Or, maybe you don’t, since this column has only existed for one prior set release. In which case: it’s time to highlight one of the new legends! Without further ado, let me introduce our new snake-y friend, Hapatra, Vizier of […]

#combo, #counters, #golgari, #hapatra vizier of poisons Read More »

Partner Focus — Ikra Shidiqi, the Usurper

I’ve been looking forward to writing this article. Along with Vial Smasher the Fierce, this partner was the most immediately appealing to me. Ikra Shidiqi, the Usurper is a combat-ready commander that enjoys jumping into the fray and gives you an amazing benefit as a result. Let’s look at each part of the card in […]

#golgari, #ikra shidiqi the usurper, #ishai ojutai dragonspeaker, #lifegain, #partner, #toughness Read More »

Non-Basically Speaking — Vhati il-Dal Colorless Golgari

Vhati il-Dal EDH

Hello friends and fellow Predator Flagship crewmates, welcome back to EDHREC and our continuing biweekly column, Non-Basically Speaking, the series that strives to identify non-basic lands that should be considered valuable staples or hidden gems based on their EDHREC visibility. Assuming that the average reader has successfully tuned their decks with regards to mana base, […]

#colorless, #golgari, #nonbasic lands, #vhati il-dal Read More »