November 4, 2020

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Modern Deck Tech - 4-Colour Copy Cat - Magic Online

Anyone paying attention knows that I can't resist a good five colour deck. The newest rendition of Omnath isn't quite that, but until our Wizards overlords get around to printing the next busted installment of the Omnath series, he plays the part nicely. Today in exploring Omnath.format, we pick out a deck that has had brief moments in the sun before: 4-Colour Copy Cat! 4-Colour Copycat has from...

October 21, 2020

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Oops! All Spells in Modern | Magic Online | Wizard's Tower

Do you get tired of flooding out? Then do I have the deck for you! Running an impressive zero (count 'em, zero!) lands, Oops! All Spells delivers on a promise to never flood ever again. This deck is among the glassiest of glass cannons available in Modern right now. However, that comes as a trade-off to the potential to win on your first turn, even if your opponent hasn't taken one yet. This deck...

October 14, 2020

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Modern Elbrus Bears | Magic Online | Wizard's Tower

Introducing, Modern Elbrus Bears! When got unbanned, there was a mad dash to find the best deck around to put it in. It looks an awful lot like you would expect a standard Hatebears list to look. and are Stoneforge targets and we have usual suspects in the form of as well as to combo with our s, , and . But we have a surprise visitor in the form of . As it turns out, , while being prohibitively...

October 7, 2020

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16 Crab Mill | MTGO Modern League | Wizard's Tower

You heard me right. 16 crabs. With a full four copies each of , , , and , you'd best believe that we're gonna be putting some cards from libraries into graveyards. With the possibility of a whopping 66 cards milled by turn three, can anybody stand in the way of 16 Crab Mill?

February 19, 2020

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Disrupting Modern with Mardu Death's Shadow

No matter how you slice it, is just an objectively beautiful magic card. It’s incredibly well designed and flavourful, while promoting really unique deck designs. The most common version of the deck you will see is Grixis Shadow, followed closely by newcomer Four Colour Shadow - the latter using all the colours but white. Well, we're here to remember that white does, in fact, have a place in...

March 7, 2019

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Displacing the Modern Meta with Eldrazi and Taxes

It doesn't take much to notice that the Modern meta has been undergoing a shift lately, and that's not even getting into the recent ban. The current top contenders are without a doubt Death's Shadow, Izzet Pheonix, Dredge, Burn, Tron, and Spirits. These decks are fast, reliable, and hard to disrupt. Of course, that is why to unseat them, we have to look towards aggressive disruption and timely...

February 17, 2019

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The Difference Between Good Bans and Bad Bans

No matter the format, whether it's competitive or casual, card legality is an important issue. Banlists are an important part of any format. While cards may be banned for a variety of reasons the reasoning is usually the same: the card is too powerful. However, in other cases the reasons may seem confusing or even downright nonsensical. But what makes a good or bad ban? That is a topic of...

February 11, 2019

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The Art of Magic: Choosing Your Deck

There has been a lot of discussion over what makes someone a good Magic player. Some say that the deck makes the player, some say it's how the deck is played. Others go as far as to say that dedication to the brand and flavour is the way to go. It's all subjective because the fun of the game comes from so many things. I can't tell you how to enjoy the game. What I can do is give you some tips on...

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