Ixalan may not be as fast a Limited format as triple Amonkhet, but make no mistake: early plays are crucial! Keep that in mind as you navigate this draft alongside Ryan Saxe!
Ten years ago, one of the most broken Legacy decks of all time appeared at a Grand Prix and promptly was banned to oblivion. Ross Merriam highlights its Modern sequel ahead of SCG Charlotte!
Red decks once splashed black for Scrapheap Scrounger. Ross Merriam highlights a deck that reverses the roles!
Ryan Saxe likes power over synergy in Ixalan Draft, but Pick 1 of today's draft doesn't give him much choice! Will Pick 2 tempt him toward an unsteady course?
Zac Elsik used the power of improvise take down last weekend's Standard Classic at SCG Dallas! Get Ross Merriam's take on this Texas-sized surprise!
Sometimes first picks in Ixalan Draft come down to binary choices...and sometimes third picks offer plenty of great options! Ryan Saxe has both scenarios in today's Draft Digest!
What's better than a combo deck? A two-combo deck! When Polymorphing into Emrakul, the Aeons Torn is your backup plan, you know you have something special. Ross Merriam explains all!
Now with video! Devotion to a color doesn't mean a deck has to stick to that hue. Ross Merriam highlights a confounding Vizier of Remedies combo deck in a Green Devotion shell that plays two other colors besides! When Utopia Sprawl and Oath of Nissa collide, anything is possible...
It's a double dose of Daily Digests! Ryan Saxe has refined his understanding of Ixalan Draft over the past few days! Today he presents picks from a Vampire-leaning session to sink your fangs into, and don't miss his Premium appearance as part of Pack 1, Pick 1!
There's plenty of chatter about how Opt can slot into Modern combo decks, but aggro? Ross Merriam highlights a Week 1 Opt-ion for the SCG Dallas Modern Classic!
For Magic Online players, Ixalan Draft is now in session! Ryan Saxe presents a pair of clever conundrums to test your early understanding of the format!
Seance became an infamous Magic meme, but Zac Elsik's Five-Color Seance deck went 5-0 in a Magic Online League! Get Ross Merriam's take before the SCG Dallas Modern Classic!
Jund DeathVine has hit a dead end in Modern. But what if eating your vegetables is bad for you? Ross Merriam highlights a wild new Hollow One deck ahead of the SCG Dallas Modern Classic!
Sheldon Menery's favorite Eldrazi is making waves in Modern! Ross Merriam checks out a successful mono-white list combining blink effects with the power of Eldrazi Temple-fueled Thought-Knot Seers!
Consider yourself warned: Ixalan Draft is not all about the tribes! There are other opportunities to explore, and Ryan Saxe is ready to rock and roll his way through some intriguing picks!
No physical cards yet? No problem! Ryan Saxe has whipped up some imagined packs to start theorycrafting. Do you agree with his picks?
We've seen Seismic Swans decks on Modern's fringes before, but never with this level of redundancy! Ross Merriam showcases a 5-0 League list from Magic Online ahead of the SCG Dallas Modern Classic!
Just as Draft evaluation requires finding hidden gold, it also involves avoiding the shiny yet worthless stuff. Ryan Saxe doesn't think everything is overrated, but these three cards sure are!
Lots of singletons, not a lot of tutors. Sounds like a recipe for disaster, right? Ross Merriam found a player who made it work in Modern with the power of Death Cloud!
Eldrazi Tron has largely displaced G/X Tron decks. Mono-Blue Tron has been relegated to Modern's fringes. But what if Eldrazi Tron decks should be running blue? Today's list might have cracked the code for SCG Louisville!