Matchup Mulligan: BR Reanimator II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Death & Taxes Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the play) [[Echo of Eons|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Burning Wish|]] [[Chain of Vapor|]] [[Abrupt Decay|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep I've found that it's fairly unlikely that your Death & Taxes opponent will have [[Leyline of the Void]]. This means you Read More »

Card Review: Strixhaven

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Strixhaven: School of Mages is the newest set to Legacy and it is all based around casting spells! There are a lot of cards with potential. White Removal Spells [[Rip Apart|]] [[Fracture|]] [[Vanishing Verse|]] With Strixhaven being a multicolor set, many of the removal spells were able to destroy additional types of permanents than they Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: BR Reanimator with Jax

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Jax (@Jax_mtg): Davide Aiello, better known as Jax on MTGO, is a combo specialist. Davide has success with Reanimator in the past, including a third-place finish at Ovinogeddon in 2019. He loves to brew and always tries to push the boundaries of combo decks in Legacy. Stay updated with Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Death & Taxes III

Matchup Battles

Death & Taxes looks like a white weenie deck to the casual observer. In reality, Death & Taxes is a creature-based control deck that focuses on disrupting the opposing deck. Their goal is to play creature spells that delay the opponent just long enough to try and win the game by attacking before the opponent Read More »

Through the Looking Glass: Death & Taxes II with Phil Gallagher

Through the Looking Glass

Special Guest A few words on Phillip Gallagher (@ThrabenU): Phil Gallagher is a Death & Taxes (D&T) specialist, though he’s expanded his range quite a bit since he started streaming last year. He’s had a number of good finishes with D&T, including 59th at Grand Prix Richmond and 48th at Grand Prix Louisville. He enjoys Read More »

Matchup Mulligan: Death & Taxes II

Matchup Mulligan

Final Rainbow Depths Hand Answer Hand No. 10: (on the draw) [[Dark Ritual|]] [[Wishclaw Talisman|]] [[Lion's Eye Diamond|]] [[Bloodstained Mire|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Mox Opal|]] [[Mox Opal|]] » Keep or Mulligan? Keep This hand is risky, it loses to discard, [[Stifle]], and [[Flusterstorm]]. Are you really supposed to give up a turn-one kill though? I don't Read More »

Sideboarding in the New Legacy

Witherbloom Command

Legacy recently had one of the most monumental shifts in the format: the bannings of [[Dreadhorde Arcanist]], [[Oko, Thief of Crowns]], and [[Arcum's Astrolabe]]. The two weeks since this banning have been a flurry of brewing and seeing resurgences of older strategies that have been dormant during the height of FIRE-era Legacy. Some of these Read More »

TES Matchup Battles: Rainbow Depths

Matchup Battles

Rainbow Depths is among the fastest and most straightforward versions of a [[Dark Depths]] deck by dedicating most of the deck to assembling the combo and protecting it. This makes executing the combo brutally effective, but there is no alternative game plan. The Rainbow part of Rainbow Depths is because the mana base is cards Read More »

Beyond Rite of Flame

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Over time, it is common for decks to evolve and cut cards that were once essential to their strategy. The EPIC Storm cut [[Infernal Tutor]] for [[Wishclaw Talisman]] to great success in 2019. Identifying cards that can seem to be linchpins, but can be upgraded is essential to evolving and continuing to improve in new Read More »