Grixis Control was the most played Legacy deck at Pro Tour 25th Anniversary a couple months ago. One of the reasons it's so popular is due to it having a slightly higher than 50% matchup against most decks in the field. It plays out like a classic Jund-style deck. These type of decks tend to be played a lot because people love gaining their value and trying to out attrition Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. qbturtle15 with RUG Delver on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. cspickle with Grixis Delver on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. Leastbean with Grixis Delver on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
With the recent banning of Gitaxian Probe and Deathrite Shaman people have been moving away from Grixis Delver for the more traditional version of RUG Delver. RUG Delver is a tempo deck that tries to use all of its resources to keep the opponent from gaining traction to set up their game plan, and then try to kill the opponent before they regain their balance. They do this by playing Read More »
Death's Shadow the card has existed for a long time, but never really saw much play until the past couple of years. It's really been a staple of the Modern format over the past 2-3 years, but recently it's been picking up in legacy. Because it's a fairly newer deck in legacy there isn't an established deck or even which colors to play in the deck. Overall the deck is Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. Iwouldliketorespond with UW Control on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. Cartesian with Aluren on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Special thanks to Jonathan Sukenik for his contributions to today's article.
Grixis Delver has been hailed as the boogeyman of Legacy and been a primary driver of the recent calls to ban Deathrite Shaman. Whether or not you agree that it's the best deck in the format, it's clear that Grixis Delver is here to stay. Boasting a nearly 17% metagame share by some metrics, knowing how to navigate the matchup Read More »
Miracles Final Hand Answer
Hand 10: (on the draw)
» Keep or Mulligan?
In the responses to the last article, players were unsure if this was a keep or a mulligan. I saw a lot of answers on both sides. In my opinion, it's ultimately a mulligan.
In the last article we talked about how Miracles' weakness is their early game and how strong of a late game they Read More »