Part Gilded Lotus, part Sylvan Caryatid, part busted! Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has a multitude of new Standard decks that use and abuse this innocuous mana creature to the fullest! Could this card be the real star of Ravnica Allegiance?
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax doesn't need extra incentive to play the same kinds of strategies that Rally the Ancestors decks did! Could this Rakdos bomb be the kind of legend "Aristocrats" style decks need to return? Things are looking good!
Rix Maadi Reveler may be far more powerful than Ari Lax first gave it credit for! Today he re-evaluates the spectacle card from the Cult of Rakdos, testing every limit he can think of!
Every great deck starts the same way: an idea. And wow does Ari Lax have them this holiday season! If you need some new Standard tech to hold you over until the new set formally releases (or we at least get more previews), Ari is one to ask!
One online Modern event later and it looks like Ari Lax has himself a big PTQ win! Thanks to Emma Handy's words of wisdom on the most fiery and traditional archetype in the game, Ari has all he needs to teach you to burn it down!
Throughout 2018, Modern shifted around! So much so that the rules of engagement for the format are now largely different than before! Are you suddenly not winning much Modern? Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax probably knows why!
Ari Lax has spent a lot of columns watching coverage and providing rundown insights. No longer! He was in Baltimore to battle Modern this past weekend, and these are all the lessons he wants to pass on to you for SCG CON this weekend!
Ari Lax is getting you prepped for SCG Baltimore! Modern is the name of the game this weekend, and these are the decks best-suited to take it all! Don't want to battle with these weapons? Then let Mr. Lax show you how to destroy them!
Wait, the control deck is a midrange deck now? Hey, no one said Magic was easy! PT Champion Ari Lax has found the archetype he loves in this format, and he's teaching you what you need to know to win in Standard!
Wow. If you're playing Standard Magic: The Gathering any time over the next several months, ignore this at your own peril. Ari Lax spent his Pro Tour documenting every stage of every game for every major matchup. If you're playing Standard at SCG Vegas, bookmark this one!
Tons of tournaments, tons of options. That's the big dilemma when it comes to Modern. Fortunately, Ari Lax has already done the hard work for you, and now you can use this to make a much better deck choice! Good luck!
Is anyone better at no nonsense information than Ari Lax? He's got all the data and testing in the world to show that these are the reasons people are throwing away Standard wins!
Outside of a Modern Masters set, Guilds of Ravnica might have more impact on older formats than any other expansion since Khans of Tarkir! Check out Ari's look on the new cards you can expect at SCG Charlotte!
We now have a healthy dose of metagame for Standard, but Pro Tour champion Ari Lax doesn't think we've gone far enough! See the many archetypes that are finding success and how they can improve drastically!
Magic Online's first Guilds of Ravnica Pro Tour Qualifier saw eight different archetypes reach the elimination rounds! Ari Lax offers his take on each of them!
It's going to be a few weeks until we get some really perfect Standard lists, but SCG Columbus is this weekend! What are you to do? PT Champ Ari Lax explains how to pick up easy wins by having better mana than the field!
With the Guilds of Ravnica set in full view, Ari Lax thinks the world should be worrying about a triple color mana cost creature, just not the one they were thinking of! Check out how Ari's attacking the format, literally!
There have been a lot of uncommons that pushed the game to its breaking point, but is this really one of them? Ari Lax wants to explain to you exactly why Izzet is!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax loves being the fun police! He's got his usual harsh truths for brewers combined with some excellent theory on the beginning of new Standard!
A lot of decks are totally defenseless against this archetype, and Ari Lax thinks it's ready to become much more important! Players just need to learn to play it! He's helping you do exactly that today!