Conditions Allow – Rakdos the Defiler

Many have tried to work around Rakdos’s huge drawback… has Ben finally found the answer?

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Strategic Planning – Sacrifice Builds Character

Goldfishing Mazirek leads to a truly optimized build that’s all about self-sacrifice.

#awakening zone, #from beyond, #goldfishing, #golgari, #mazirek kraul death priest, #sacrifice, #triskelavus Read More »

Uncommonders – Shirei’s Immortal Army

After a rarity shift in Ultimate Masters, Shirei joins the family of powerful uncommon legends.

#aristocrat, #gray merchant of asphodel, #mono black, #sacrifice, #shirei shizos caretaker, #torment of hailfire, #uncommon commander, #uncommonder Read More »

Epic Experiment – Grimgrin Theft

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 […]

#dimir, #grimgrin corpse-born, #sacrifice, #Theft, #UB Read More »

The Knowledge Pool – Marchesa, the Black Rose (Nightmare Series Part 1)

Your Worst Best Nightmare Hi everyone! Welcome back to the Knowledge Pool! This week we’re beginning a new miniseries I’m lovingly referring to as the “Nightmare Series.” The concept of this series is simple: demo the decks that haunt our dreams. I think most of us with consistent playgroups have a deck or two that […]

#aristocrats, #black, #blue, #control, #grixis, #marchesa the black rose, #Midrange, #nightmare, #red, #sacrifice, #Theft, #threaten Read More »

Underdog’s Corner – Savra, Queen of the Golgari

A City of Thrills Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of the Underdog’s Corner! My name is Mason Brantley, and if you’ve never joined us before, this series is all about the commanders that deserve a little more of the spotlight. These commanders might be one of the least popular choices from their […]

#dictate of erebos, #evolutionary leap, #grave pact, #merciless executioner, #plaguecrafter, #ravnica, #sacrifice, #savra queen of the golgari, #spawning pit, #victimize, #wake the dead Read More »

Thrifty Fifty – Torgaar’s Budget Blood Drive

Aris-Torg-Crats Welcome to Thrifty Fifty, a series where we build budget EDH decks for $50, or around the same price as a Gilded Drake. We’ll be paying special attention to new and/or underplayed commanders, and crafting efficient decks that you’ll be proud to bring to EDH night. In the process, we’ll discover budget gems, rad […]

#aristocrats, #budget, #mono black, #sacrifice, #torgaar famine incarnate Read More »

Underdog’s Corner – Lyzolda, the Blood Witch

Lyzolda, the Blood Witch Hello everyone and welcome back to this edition of the Underdog’s Corner! It is now the first week after the official release of Guilds of Ravnica, and just like everyone else, I’m starting to brew with cards from the set. (Keep an eye out for my take on Emmara, Soul of the Accord in the […]

#aristocrat, #black red, #burnt offering, #combo, #deathbringer thoctar, #edh, #endrek sahr master breeder, #goblin bombardment, #grindy, #kaervek the merciless, #lyzolda the blood witch, #mogis god of slaughter, #murderous redcap, #nether traitor, #ophiomancer, #rakdos, #rakdos riteknife, #reassembling skeleton, #sacrifice, #siege-gang commander, #skullclamp, #smothering abomination, #soldevi adnate, #vial smasher the fierce, #zulaport cutthroat Read More »

Commander Focus — Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire

Vaevictis, New and Improved Behold, Vaevictus Asmadi, the Dire! A new upgrade to an old classic. The previous version of this Elder Dragon had firebreathing, as well as treebreathing and swampbreathing. While this ability might be fascinating to reptilian nutritionists, it’s a bit mediocre compared to what modern commanders can do. The upgraded version gets […]

#big mana, #black, #chaos, #green, #group slug, #jund, #land destruction, #landfall, #red, #sacrifice, #tokens, #vaevictis asmadi the dire Read More »

General Medicine – Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire

Welcome back to another edition of General Medicine! This week, we’re taking a look at a brand new Jund commander, and an Elder Dragon at that. I’m talking, of course, about Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire. Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire is the latest in a long line of Jund-colored commanders who play around with sacrificing things. […]

#general medicine, #jund, #sacrifice, #vaevictis asmadi the dire Read More »