Librarian Lore — The Scarab God

Librarian Lore: Beetles, Bolas, and the Road to Eternity Welcome to Librarian Lore! My name is Casey Spark and I will be your guide through making connections to the real world cultural and mythological influences on your favorite commanders! I have been playing Magic: the Gathering since the original Ravnica block and Commander since I […]

#black, #blue, #cultural, #dimir, #History, #Librarylore, #reanimator, #the scarab god, #zombies Read More »

Un-Mander Showdown — Lazav vs Phoebe

Shifting Shape As of two days ago, January 15th, Un-Mander is officially over. The Unstable season has ended, and silver-bordered cards are no longer legal in EDH. Some players are happy about this, some are sad, most probably don’t care one way or the other, but it is definitely over. So why, you ask, am […]

#activated ability, #clones, #lazav dimir mastermind, #mairsil, #merieke, #mill, #phoebe head of S.N.E.A.K., #reanimator, #silver bordered, #steal, #unstable Read More »

60 to 100 — (Living) Death is not the (Living) End!

Welcome party people! I hope your release weekends went great for Hour of Devastation with some awesome god-pulls…. See what I did there? “God-pulls?” Because there are gods in the set… You know what, I thought it was clever. Don’t judge me. Anyways, this week I get to go back to a deck archetype that everyone […]

#black, #blue, #cycling, #grixis, #living death, #living end, #marchesa the black rose, #razaketh the foulblooded, #reanimator, #red, #the scarab god, #unspeakable symbol Read More »

Underdog’s Corner — Chainer, Dementia Master

This article is Round 10 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.   The Black Set Hello all, and welcome back to the Underdog’s Corner! While I […]

#big mana, #casual, #chainer dementia master, #etb, #ltb, #mono black, #reanimator, #underdog 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 — Lazav, Dimir Mastermind

Lazav Dimir Mastermind EDH Decklist

Hello friends and shapeshifting Sith Lords, 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. So what can we expect in today’s article? Well, for starters we will be using […]

#lazav dimir mastermind, #mill, #nonbasic lands, #reanimator Read More »

Alternative Outcomes — Zur, Master Reanimator

Welcome to the home of Alternative Outcomes, a series of self-expression through the development and brewing of alternative builds, often of popular commanders. The name’s “Dev”, and I will be your guide on these journeys. I have been a proud Magic: the Gathering player for over fifteen years and have competitive experience across multiple formats. […]

#competitive, #enchantments, #esper, #reanimator, #stax, #zur the enchanter Read More »

Singleton Guild Wheel — Glissa and Her NEW Best Friends

Here we are folks, our fourth installment of the Singleton Guild Wheel. They still haven’t fired me, so here I am for another week giving you the lowdown on the most unnecessary deck building restriction since…highlander? Either way, thanks for stopping by again for this entry. Now to be completely honest this deck has been […]

#artifacts, #glissa the traitor, #golgari, #reanimator Read More »

Alternative Outcomes — Breya

Non-Basic Lands for Breya, Etherium Shaper EDH

Welcome to the home of Alternative Outcomes, a series of self-expression through the development and brewing of alternative builds, often of popular commanders. The name’s “Dev”, and I will be your guide on these journeys. I have proudly played Magic the Gathering player for over fifteen years with competitive experience across multiple formats. EDH, to me, […]

#artifacts, #breya etherium shaper, #daretti scrap savant, #reanimator, #sharuum the hegemon Read More »

There is a Better Version.dec

The number of times I’ve built a Commander deck, sleeved it up and brought it to Magic night, ready to drop it on some unsuspecting friends/foes only to have someone remark about my awesome deck, “You know there’s a better version of X” or “Why don’t you just run X instead?” is TOO DAMN HIGH. […]

#abzan, #benchwarmers, #graveyard, #reanimator, #recursion, #teneb the harvester Read More »