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Card Review: Echo of Eons

Echo of Eons Sorcery Each player shuffles their hand and graveyard into their library, then draws seven cards. Flashback (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its Flashback cost. Then exile it.) Initial Thoughts Right off the bat, it's very obvious that Echo of Eons has a great synergy with Lion's Eye Diamond; which discards your hand (including Echo of Eons) adds exactly enough mana to Flashback the blue sorcery. It's crucial Read More »

Bolas’s Citadel — a Deep Dive for Legacy

War of the Spark has been out for less than three weeks and already we are seeing a heavy impact of the set in all formats. From Neoform breaking Allosaurus Rider in Modern to Karn, The Great Creator finding Mycosynth Lattice to lock opponents out in Legacy and Vintage, there is no question that this is the most powerful set for overall eternal formats since Innistrad. More often than not, Read More »

Development and Progress: The EPIC Storm moving forward

”Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” -Benjamin Franklin In a game of variance, there is no one true way to determine the best iteration of a deck. As metagames shift and adapt, one must also adapt the list they are playing with. Sometimes this means changing sideboard slots, replacing flex slots, or even swapping the number of key cards. In a format like Read More »

Card Review: Bolas's Citadel

Bolas's Citadel 3(B)(B)(B) Legendary Artifact You may look at the top card of your library at any time. You may play the top card of your library. If you cast a spell this way, pay life equal to its converted mana cost rather than pay its mana cost. Tap, Sacrifice ten nonland permanents: Each opponent loses 10 life. Pros & Cons Pros Can't be countered by Flusterstorm. Can cast cards using life as a resource instead of Read More »

TheEpicSet Review: Rivals of Ixalan

Here at TheEpicStorm.com, we aspire to corner our little niche of a niche format in a niche card game. There will be other Rivals of Ixalan set reviews, by more ambitious authors, who aspire to expound on multiple cards and their applications, in multiple decks, across multiple formats. Here at TheEpicStorm.com, we aim to be a little more focused. And so I present to you: the first ever set review Read More »

Eternal Masters and the Epic Storm

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was written before the full Eternal Masters spoiler was released. With the spoiler season for Eternal Masters beginning, I figured that now would be a good time to discuss my thoughts on how the set will affect The Epic Storm. This won’t be an overly long article, as we are working with a lot of incomplete information and I am not a big fan of guessing at Read More »

A Storm over Innistrad

Every spoiler season, storm players from far and wide rush to talk about all the new cards that they think will take storm to the next level. The Epic Storm is no stranger to this, and thanks to Burning Wish, people often love to pick out every single corner case scenario they can think of that might make any sorcery that costs four or more into a game winning card. Read More »

Magic Origins - Combo Spoiler

Magic: The Gathering has graced us with some fantastic cards from the new set - Magic Origins! These two hot previews are prime for the breaking. The first being a functional reprint of the classic Demonic Tutor, while the second is essentially Time Twister. Both of these cards have potential in The EPIC Storm, which one is better? I’m not quite sure.   Dark Petition My initial impression of this card was very Read More »