A few words on Lawrence Harmon (@LawrenceHarmon on Twitter):
He is known for frequenting the MODO Legacy queues with various Brainstorm shells. Known as the progenitor of Accumulated Knowledge Miracles, he loves tuning and finding edges in deck building.
Lawrence does some occasional writing about various formats at thirstforknowledge.home.blog
Miracles has gone through many changes since Deathrite Shaman and Gitaxian Probe were banned. The lists right after the ban tried cards like Soothsaying Read More »
Miracles is one of legacy's premier control decks of the format and has been around ever since the "Miracle" keyword was printed in Avacyn Restored. It is a UW deck that often splashes black or red for utility cards. Over the past year and a half since, Sensei's Divining Top got banned, Miracles has evolved to be centered around card advantage. With tools ranging from Snapcaster Mage to Terminus to Read More »
I feel like it's been a while since I've written a long-winded article, so here it goes!
Whether you want to believe it or not, Miracles is currently the best deck in Legacy again. Many Legacy stalwarts feel this way, not to mention the metagame data backs this up between my spreadsheet and mtggoldfish. What does this mean for Legacy players? If you want to maximize your percentage of winning an Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. AnziD104 with Miracles on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Bryant_Cook vs. Condescend with Miracles on Magic Online (MTGO) Read More »
Bryant Cook vs. Jim Davis with Miracles at StarCityGames: Worcester, MA Read More »
Special thanks to Anuraag Das and Sam Roukas for their contributions to this article.
Miracles, with and without Sensei's Divining Top, has been a natural predator of The Epic Storm for many years. Force of Will, Counterbalance, and Terminus combine to form a suite of cards that can be pretty difficult to beat at any stage of the game. One of the major edges that The Epic Storm players can gain Read More »
Almost a year ago, I wrote a fairly in-depth article on how to approach the Miracles matchup from the side of The Epic Storm. If you haven't read that yet, I recommend giving it a read despite that version of Miracles no longer being a deck. A lot of the philosophy can be used across many different matchups, and I'll also make reference to some of the conclusions here. Miracles Read More »
Nick Linder vs. Gabriel Meier with Miracles at Gameplace in Lucerne, Switzerland Read More »
It is no secret that Miracles is not only a tricky match-up for The Epic Storm, but is also one of the best decks in the format. On top of that, it is not exactly the easiest match-up to navigate even when you have all of the right pieces. While it would require more than a single article to teach you all of the tips and tricks necessary to beat Read More »