60 to 100 – Doubling Down with Emmara

Mara Jade, Meet Emmara Tandris Welcome once again, party people! Thanks for coming back to our (usually) bi-weekly article series that crosses the streams of 60-card formats and our 100-card singleton format. This week is something near and dear to my heart. It’s doubly special because… well, it’s all about doubling things! Tokens, specifically. Do […]

#anointed procession, #citanul hierophants, #darien king of kjeldor, #daru warchief, #doubling season, #emmara soul of the accord, #field marshal, #glare of subdual, #green, #green white, #march of the multitudes, #nullmage shepherd, #parallel lives, #rhys the redeemed, #selesnya, #smugglers copter, #soldiers, #soul warden, #trostani discordant, #white Read More »

EDHREC Ultimate Masters Preview Card!

What’s in the Box?!? Welcome to EDHREC’s official preview card! I’m Andrew Cummings, and I normally write the Ultra Budget Brews article series here at EDHREC. Today I get to do something pretty exciting, which you’ve probably already deduced involves showing you a card that’s about to be reprinted in Ultimate Masters! I want to […]

#fecundity, #kresh the bloodbraided, #preview card, #spoilers, #ultimate masters, #uma Read More »

Replacement Commanders – When in Doubt, Jund ’em Out (with Reanimated Tokens!)

Wake Up, Corpses! Hello again, dedicated readers! My name is Seth Cross and this is Replacement Commanders, an annual series dedicated to shining the spotlight on the alternative legendary creatures from Wizards of the Coast’s annual Commander precon products. Each year, we get amazing commanders like Edgar Markov, Meren of Clan Nel Toth, and Atraxa, […]

#+1/+1 counters, #gyrus, #gyrus waker of corpses, #hydra, #jund, #mtgc18, #reanimator, #replacement commanders, #tokens Read More »

Mechanically Minded – Devotion

Sweetest Devotion Hello and welcome to the very first edition of Mechanically Minded, the column where we build decks around some of the coolest keyword mechanics in Magic’s history. For the inaugural edition of this column, let’s explore Banding! Kidding, kidding. For the actual first mechanic, we’ll cover Devotion. You’ll remember this mechanic most recently from Theros, though […]

#boros, #devotion, #iroas god of victory, #Mechanically Minded, #theros Read More »

The Knowledge Pool – Omnath, Locus of Rage (Lands Part 2)

Hocus Pocus Locus Hi everyone! Welcome back to the Knowledge pool! Way back in September I introduced a two part series discussing a few of the different flavors of land based decks in Commander. Last time our focus was Tatyova, Benthic Druid, and we talked about the Simic color combination and the advantages that it […]

#burn, #green, #gruul, #lands, #Omnath, #omnath locus of rage, #red, #tatyova benthic druid Read More »

The Toolbox – Let the Past Die, Kill it if You Have To… Then Bring it Back?

Welcome Back, Mr. Anderson Hello everybody and welcome back to The Toolbox! I am sure you’re wondering how I was actually allowed to continue writing my half-nonsense (let’s be honest, it is closer to 75%-nonsense) here on the site. I am just as surprised as you, but am even more excited for this article! If you […]

#borborygmos enraged, #glissa the traitor, #grapple with the past, #Multani Yavimaya's Avatar, #sigarda herons grace Read More »

Underdog’s Corner – Borborygmos, Enraged

Forgotten (Semi) Ancient Hello, everyone! Welcome back to another installment of my series: the Underdog’s Corner! If this your first time visiting my portion of EDHREC’s articles, I’m glad you’re here! Each week I cover a commander whom I believe falls into one of several categories: the commander is underplayed in relation to it’s color combination, is […]

#abundance, #barrel down sokenzan, #blood moon, #borborygmos enraged, #combo, #commander, #creeping renaissance, #edh, #gatecrash, #groundskeeper, #gruul, #keen sense, #lands, #life from the loam, #lightning bolt, #ravnica, #red green, #seek the horizon, #seismic assault, #snake umbra, #storm cauldron, #underdog, #underdogs corner, #world shaper Read More »

In the Margins – Pacifism

A Non-Pacificistic Approach Currently, there are 2,696 decks in the EDHREC database running Pacifism, and not a single one of them should have it as part of the 99. Welcome back to In the Margins, a monthly Commander-centric column where I get to nerdsplain how your card choices, like your life choices, may not have been […]

#bonds of faith, #crystallization, #darksteel mutation, #imprisoned in the moon, #in the margins, #lignify, #metamorphic alteraton, #pacifism, #song of the dryads, #spectral grasp Read More »

Epic Experiment – Teshar Hatebears

Epic Preparations Good morning, EDHREC! I’m Bernardo Melibeu and this is The Epic Experiment, a series where we throw all common sense aside and experiment with some unusual cards, effectively changing how we normally build our deck. Is it going to work? Who knows?! We’re making science here. When you’re an Izzet mage, blowing things up […]

#epic experiment, #hatebears, #teshar ancestor's apostle, #white weenie Read More »

Mind Bend – Naya Extra Turns

Time After Time “The world, I’ve come to realize, is a blank canvas on which to paint.” —Ixidor, reality sculptor Commander is the best Magic: The Gathering format for expression. With just about every card available to a deck builder, Commander is truly a blank canvas, and any idea is at least worth trying out. […]

#angels grace, #bruse tarl boorish herder, #cathartic reunion, #chance for glory, #charmbreaker devils, #deckbuilding, #eternal witness, #final fortune, #gideon of the trials, #guttersnipe, #howl of the horde, #increasing vengeance, #isochron scepter, #last chance, #monastery mentor, #naya, #naya charm, #platinum angel, #recollect, #regrowth, #skullwinder, #sundial of the infinite, #tana the bloodsower, #tormenting voice, #warriors oath, #wildest dreams, #young pyromancer Read More »