Twitch Value #5 Sultai Mutate. Overpower opponents with brand-new mechanic from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths—mutate! Geode Rager is a pretty small Elemental for its big casting cost, but it comes with a subtle yet high powered landfall trigger, goading each creature target play controls. Which Commander 2020 deck are you most excited for? (Standard, Magic Arena). Add in that Otrimi, the Ever-Playful might be the least exciting and playable of the face commanders, and Sultai Mutate comes in at the very bottom of our list. Building FNM-worthy decks without breaking the bank. Being related to the newest set is great, but being exclusively tied to the newest set dooms decks like Sultai Mutate to fail. Some live, some die In general, I'm pretty happy with the keyword payoffs offered in the precon, but the support cards could use a big boost of power to increase both consistency and power. We've updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jeskai Cycling: Due to the nature of cycling itself, and thanks to the power of Gavi, Nest Warden with cycling cards, the Jeskai Cycling deck should be one of the most consistent Commander 2020 decks for straight-out-of-the-box play. Then, on October 30 and November 6, we'll be combining all bios for every character preview... © 1993-2020 Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | Jeweled Lotus | Commander Legends Preview, The Fish Tank: Sweet and Spicy User Decks (October 25-31, 2020). Timeless Wisdom . Sign up to the Command Beacon newsletter. Some live, some die

First, there are a ton of Humans in Magic, so there are endless on-tribe upgrade options. Part of what makes Kalamax, the Stormsire and the Temur Spells deck so upgradable is that as long as it is an instant, it's probably decent in your deck, so you have tons of options and flexibility since instants have been around as long as the game of Magic has. Commander 2020 Decklists. To see those cards, check out either our Ikoria Card Image Gallery or the Commander (2020 Edition) Card Image Gallery. Sadly, the lands in Commander 2020 aren't all that inspiring. Deck List. Here, Kalamax, the Stormsire and Gavi, Nest Warden top the list, with Otrimi, the Ever-Playful lagging far behind.

The Commander 2020 decks are set to release on May 15th, 2020. Share Tweet Share. Sultai Mutate: While Zaxara, the Exemplary is one of the most fun legends in all of Commander 2020 and is certainly worth pulling out of the precon to build around, directly upgrading the Sultai Mutate deck is problematic. Ruthless Regiment is a 100 card Commander preconstructed deck with a Human tribal theme, featured in Commander 2020.12 1 Description 2 Decklist 3 New cards 4 Double-faced tokens 5 Gallery 6 References Ruthless Regiment is Mardu colored () . © 1993-2020 Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. While Mardu Humans wouldn't win every game in the precon-vs.-precon meta, I think that its combination of being fast, efficient, and consistent would give it a leg up on the rest of the field over a sample size of several to many matches. Anowon is a pretty straightforward but effective Rogue Tribal leader.

Showcasing offbeat brews from around the internet. Let's find out! Which new cards are you most looking to play with or build around? Worsts: None. First, Commander precons are typically much lighter on wraths and sweepers than other Commander decks (this is true again with Commander 2020, where some decks have a wrath or maybe two but far less than the 6+ sweepers you often see in a non-precon Commander deck), which is a big boost in power for a deck like Mardu Humans that is looking to go wide with small creatures. See our privacy policy. EDH Recommendations and strategy content for Magic: the Gathering Commander Making matters worse, to support backup commander Zaxara, the Exemplary, the deck also has some random X-spells that are not especially playable as well as creatures like Hungering Hydra and Vastwood Hydra, which don't do much to support the primary mutate theme (other than possibly add a creature with some +1/+1 counters to the battlefield to mutate on). So Warden great in a Landfall deck like this one, but easily fits into any White deck that runs a good amount of fetchlands, which the Warden synergizes particularly well with: playing and cracking a Flooded Strand gives you two landfall triggers to exile two cards, and you can even exile the Flooded Strand itself, putting it back into play once the Warden dies, which is a sweet (but convoluted) way to ramp in White. | Liesa, Shroud of Dusk | Commander Legends Preview, Did They Reprint Black Lotus?!?

While building around new legends is great, one of the upsides of buying a Commander precon is that you (hopefully) get some old legends to build around as your commander as well. Cast instants to turn tide of any battle and summon creatures right at home in the middle of a magical storm. Mardu Humans should be reasonably powerful in most games thanks to its low curve, fast clock, and consistency. What do you think about them? Facebook The second precon is called "Sneak Attack": This Dimir precon is all about Rogue Tribal. Leading our Rogue squadron is the brand new commander, Anowon, the Ruin Thief: Anowon enforces the primary strategy of our deck: we attack with Rogues, mill opponents, and draw cards. A couple of quick notes: the two big winners are Xyris, the Writing Storm (187 decks) and Zaxara, the Exemplary (182 decks), making these two legends more popular than most of the "face" commanders from Commander 2020. Other possible upgrades include things that trigger when you draw or discard a card, like Glint-Horn Buccaneer, Rielle, the Everwise, and Chasm Skulker. All rights reserved. on September 9, 2020. Stream Popout. Second, Humans are a theme from Ikoria itself, so there are a bunch more brand-new cards to be considered for the Jirina Kudro deck (General Kudro of Drannith is a good example). MTGGoldfish, Inc. is not affiliated with Wizards of the Coast LLC. And some of the best mutate cards are off-limits for the preconstructed deck since they are in Ikoria itself. by Tomer Abramovici // Sep 9, 2020 The two new Commander preconstructed decks, "Land's Wrath" and "Sneak Attack," have just been revealed and I'm here to give you the details and also my initial impressions on the new cards.

This means you can switch to a different strategy depending on what leader you decide to use. In the future, I think Wizards should try really hard to avoid tying Commander decks to set-specific mechanics. But first check out one deck's debuts here: Check out the Zendikar Rising Commander preview from Bleeding Cool here. Credits. In terms of land value, Mardu Humans is the clear winner, mostly because along with a bunch of random dual lands in the $1–2 range, it also got the $5 Path of Ancestry (which is a solid reprint and a very playable land in Commander). | Jeweled Lotus | Commander Legends Preview, Commander Legends Spoilers — November 3 | Mana Drain, New Sakashima, Podcast 301: The SaffronOlive Invitational Card. The cycles of human/beast partners and the free if you control a Commander spells are especially interesting. Building janky brews based on your votes. New Zendikar Rising Commander Precon Decklist Reveal & Initial Thoughts | Land's Wrath | Sneak Attack. As you are searching for upgrades, don't forget to look for non-Humans that support the Human theme, with Angel of Glory's Rise, Purphoros, God of the Forge, and Blood Artist being good examples. Joe Dyer dives into the results from Vintage Eternal Weekend 2020 on Magic Online! Meanwhile, the value of the Abzan Keyword land slot is inflated by Nesting Grounds—the only new land of note in Commander 2020—which is currently close to $7. Us (The Movie). All rights reserved.

And its second ability, lets you put a +1/+1 counter on target creature whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control. | Toshiro Umezawa | $100 | Commander Abridged Gameplay, Commander Legends Spoilers — November 4 | New Akroma, Against the Odds: One-Shot Charix (Standard), The Fourth Sister Revealed! My personal information may be used for the purposes defined in the privacy policy. While probably an intentional choice to make precon-vs.-precon gameplay more fun for newer Commander players, the deck is also shockingly low on counterspells for a deck that is looking to play primarily at instant speed. Build your deck around a single legendary creature that can be cast multiple times per game. Finally there's a +1/+1 counter theme, putting counters on your creatures and then rewarding you for having counters.We add counters with cards like Together Forever, Retreat to Kazandu, and Elite Scaleguard, then get rewarded for doing so by drawing cards with Armorcraft Judge, protecting our creatures from removal and drawing more cards with Inspiring Call, and giving our creatures flying with Abzan Falconer. Zendikar Rising Commander Decklists. Terms of use | Privacy | Sitemap | Contact, Command Beacon’s Zendikar Rising Top Picks, Command Beacon’s Mystery Booster Top Picks, Command Beacon’s Ikoria: Lair of Behemoth’s Top Picks. Four-player Commander battles featuring a new theme every week. While everyone could just buy every Commander 2020 deck in Magical Christmas Land, considering that the decks are selling for around $40, not everyone has the extra money lying around to spend on cardboard, no matter how sweet the decks may be.

Regardless, here's a brief justification of my rankings.

Commander 2020's uniqueness, however, is a story for another time. A 0/1 Kobold Legendary, a new Planeswalker Commander, and a lot of Monarchy-matters cards! In the end, the straight-out-of-the-box Abzan Keyword deck feels like it should have some really powerful games when it draws the right cards early but will also have some really bad games where it is unable to fill the graveyard for Kathril, Aspect Warper or gets stuck with a bunch of 8-drops in hand with no ramp. Meanwhile, Abzan Keywords comes in last because it gets a $3 souped-up Fog when all of the rest of the decks have free spells in the $10–20 range.

So that's my quick rundown on the two new precons, the new cards, and thoughts on upgrading them. First we mill our opponents to make sure they have juicy things in their graveyards with cards like Soaring Thought-Thief, Consuming Aberration, and Oona, Queen of the Fae. In the middle of the pack are Mardu Humans and Abzan Keywords, which both got a lot of reprinted legends but not ones that are especially playable as commanders, with Alesha, Who Smiles at Death being the most popular of the bunch at #43 and Karametra, God of Harvests being the only other legend from the decks to break the top 100. We got the full spoiler and complete decklists for Commander 2020 last week, and the lists are overflowing with sweet new cards and spicy legends to use in the command zone. Temur Spells: While Kalamax, the Stormsire is a potentially powerful commander, it needs to be tapped to do anything cool, and the precon is lacking in noncombat ways to make it happen. Enhanced Evolution. This year, every deck gets a least one reprinted legend, and some decks got a bunch! Deck. While the deck looks super fun to play and Kalamax, the Stormsire is a potentially powerful commander, the precon doesn't go far enough to harness its power.