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.
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.
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.