5 MTG Decks for Day 1 of Wilds of Eldraine

Wilds of Eldraine looks otterly exciting for Standard, here’s why. Wilds of Eldraine is no Throne of Eldraine, but that’s a good thing. The power level outliers aren’t as ridiculous as Oko, Thief of Crowns and the removal Adventure spells are still present but attached to worse permanents or with higher costs. Notably, Edgewall Innkeeper and Lucky Clover did not see a reprint. This time … Read more

Top 10 Most Expensive MTG Cards From LOTR: Tales of Middle-earth

Even with The One Ring found, there’s plenty of treasure in the depths of Middle-earth. Magic: The Gathering’s The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth is the latest Universes Beyond release from Wizards of the Coast. Tales of Middle-earth is a full-scale set legal in Modern, Legacy, Pauper, and Commander. An array of products accompany the set’s release, … Read more

Top 10 Most Expensive MTG Cards from Avacyn Restored

No, Tibalt didn’t make the cut. Avacyn Restored is one of those sets that really holds up. It has given us both competitive and casual staples that have stood the test of time, and even today many of the cards in Avacyn Restored have held onto a lot of value despite multiple reprints. Demand for some of these … Read more

Splinter Twin is Back in Modern

Banned, sure, but not gone forever. The Splinter Twin combo etched itself into the history of Modern, and Magic: The Gathering overall, by winning the format’s 2011 inaugural event, Pro Tour Philadelphia. From day one onward, Splinter Twin helped shape the metagame, blending blue control with a killer combo finish. It had counterspells to stop … Read more

It’s Time to Play Land Destruction in Standard

Three-color decks have a weakness: arson. Land destruction, especially in Standard, is normally not worth playing. However, there are rare moments in time when a card like Stone Rain starts to look a lot more appealing. This is one of those times. The goal of a land destruction deck is fairly simple: you want to prevent your … Read more

Top 10 Most Expensive Cards in Stronghold

Reserved List cards still have a strong hold on this list! Stronghold, released in 1998, helped herald in one of Magic’s biggest storylines: the Phyrexians. Part of the Tempest block, this set introduced us to some iconic characters, many of which you may have seen referenced recently as the Phyrexians met their (untimely) demise in March of the … Read more

10 Most Expensive MTG Cards in Urza’s Destiny

Looking back at the second expansion in the Urza block. Urza’s Destiny may have come out over two decades ago, but it provided us with some monstrously powerful cards that are still in high demand even today. Of course, much of that demand and the consequently inflated prices that come with it is because many … Read more