Izzet Phoenix is hardly invincible. Yet GerryT keeps seeing players make the same mistakes against Modern's most-played deck. Fix these issues before SCG Cincinnati!
The Esper Professor made the Top 8 at Grand Prix Tampa with Izzet Phoenix, but he's already heading back to control in Modern! Get his latest Jeskai list ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
Gerry and Bryan discuss the surprise dominant deck at the Hunter Burton Memorial Open and a different take on Arclight Phoenix, plus Duo Standard, best-of-one overall, and the million-dollar Mythic Invitational!
Kevin Jones missed earning Gold Pro status at Grand Prix Tampa, but he's already looking toward a new Magical adventure! Check out the Standard decks he's considering for SCG Cincinnati!
Last weekend, three major Modern tournaments saw three Izzet Phoenix decks make the finals! Ross Merriam and Todd Anderson replay those last clashes ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
The Boss expects lots of Izzet Phoenix and Dredge in the Modern seat at SCG Cincinnati. Want to cut through that part of the field? He has five decks that can make it happen!
Reprints may have most of the Modern Horizons hype, but Emma Handy is more interested in the new cards! She's imagined a variety of cards in likely categories. See what you think!
Izzet Phoenix has raw numbers in Modern, but is it posting a winning record? What strategies beat it in practice in Philadelphia? Those questions answered, and many more, in this week's Mox Insights!
Arclight Phoenix is all over Modern and making inroads into Legacy. Will one of our four contributors make the bold move of recommending it in Standard as well? And who has revealed their team's decks several days in advance?
Sam Black locked up Gold status with a Top 8 at Grand Prix Tampa, and he did it with old-school Lantern Control! He shares the highs, the lows, and the idea behind Kaya, Orzhov Usurper ahead of SCG Cincinnati!
How will Wizards of the Coast reshape Modern through Modern Horizons while keeping the format's feel intact? "The Innovator" uses this lens to examine possible reprints and new cards!
"A lot of people brought decks that they thought were favored against Izzet Phoenix, and most or all of them were wrong." Ross Merriam has your last warning before SCG Cincinnati: your Izzet Phoenix matchup isn't as solid as you think!
Bryan Gottlieb resurrects the ancient "Fuzzy Deckbuilding" technique for a new Modern metagame and finds links within the metagame to rebuild Azorius Control from the ground up!
Not playing Izzet Phoenix in Modern at SCG Cincinnati? Ben Friedman makes the case for Grixis Death's Shadow, including his latest list and counter-intuitive tricks to flip the matchup!
Ross Merriam and Todd Anderson continue their testing with the London Mulligan in Modern! From Amulet Titan and Burn to Golgari Midrange and Azorius Control, expect plenty of surprises!
Whichever seat you're taking in Team Constructed at SCG Cincinnati, Dylan Hand has a trio of suggestions for you! Let the SCG Tour grinder guide the way!
GerryT is putting the brakes on the Izzet Phoenix hype train! If firebirds aren't your thing, he has three Modern lists that could take you to victory at SCG Philadelphia or the Hunter Burton Memorial Open!
How will the London Mulligan shape the next Mythic Championship? Todd Anderson and Ross Merriam try out a half-dozen Modern decks under the experimental rule!
The Modern community was up in arms about the lack of changes to Modern, but why? Plus, Gerry has been busy testing Duo Standard for the Mythic Invitational. Is this format for real?
"The Boss" took Golgari Midrange to a semifinals appearance in Dallas! Today he shares the reasoning behind his tech choices and an extensive sideboarding guide ahead of SCG Philadelphia.