Brought Back is a "fixed" Second Sunrise, only able to return two permanent cards, but it's also a mana cheaper than the banned spell! Todd Anderson explores its strange and wonderful possibilities in Modern.
They're not called "enemy colors" for nothing! Ross Merriam has his eye on Core Set 2020's color hosers and the many ways they can help keep threats in check!
Teferi, Time Raveler's strict rule for when to cast spells puts a heavy constraint on any new card entering Standard! Andrew Elenbogen looks at how Shifting Ceratops measures up to Teferi's test!
Bring on the theme decks! "The Innovator" is besotted with Icon of Ancestry and he's bursting with brews, from Spirits and Pirates to Elementals and Elves!
"One for me, one for you. What could be more fair?" Ari Lax doesn't think Scheming Symmetry is fair at all! He rips the mask of innocence from one of Core Set 2020's most vicious cards for Standard and Modern!
Didn't we just do preview season for Modern Horizons? Yes, but that's exactly why Chas Andres thinks Core Set 2020 is full of buying opportunities! Get his takes on the set's hot cards and sleepers!
GerryT had a four-figure score at a local event with Izzet Phoenix in Modern! He shares his list that can brawl with Bridgevine and all the rest!
As MPL member Autumn Burchett heads into Mythic Championship III in Las Vegas, they take a deep dive into the card-by-card choices that define the various Esper decks and the best way to use each. Good luck, Autumn!
As Brad Nelson gets ready for Mythic Championship III, he takes a last look at War of the Spark Standard before he must look ahead to the Core Set 2020 metagame. Get his takes for the best decks based on various pillars!
When combo decks thrive, Infect is there to take advantage! But how to build it in this post-Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis Modern? Tom "The Boss" Ross offers a wide range of possibilities ahead of SCG Pittsburgh!
Ajani, Strength of the Pride is an unconventional planeswalker lending himself to plenty of unorthodox uses! Who better, then, than "The Innovator" to explore this Core Set 2020 preview?
Could five-color really work in the upcoming Standard? Sam Black gives it his best try while experimenting with Golos, Tireless Pilgrim. When a seemingly obvious Commander plant starts popping up in Standard, expect the unexpected...
Is Bridgevine broken or simply very strong? Either way, Ross Merriam knows how he'll approach the metagame. Let his set of five questions guide you to the right deck for SCG Pittsburgh!
Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis is rattling all over Modern, and Bryan Gottlieb wants to talk about ... Faeries? He has his reasons! Get his Sultai list and an extensive sideboarding guide!
Forget the flashy six-mana version of Chandra. Three-mana Chandra, Acolyte of Flame has the best chance of making waves in post-Core Set 2020 Standard, and Ari Lax shows off several possible approaches.
Wizards of the Coast will introduce a new non-rotating format with Core Set 2020. Chas Andres has the finance moves to take advantage of the opportunity, plus This Week's Trends.
Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis decks have proven themselves Modern menaces on Magic Online. What's a paper player to do when the graveyard-based builds are poised to be even better this weekend? GerryT has five suggestions!
Azorius Control may be among the few archetypes that can take on the Bridgevine decks powered up by Modern Horizons! That's great news for Celestial Colonnade fan Kevin Jones, who shares his latest list!
With high-end Magic competition moving to open decklists, metagaming has transformed. Brad Nelson shares how he has adjusted and thrived, posting the only perfect record in the MPL Spark Split!
Magic's most disruptive changeling, Unsettled Mariner, seems poised to make its mark in the new Modern. Tom "The Boss" Ross shares several brews to consider, plus his latest Infect list!