Heart of Kiran has fallen by the wayside in Standard since the rotation of Thraben Inspector, but the stats are just too good for the legendary Vehicle not to find a home! Ross Merriam has found an intriguing Naya Midrange option with...Prowling Serpopard?! Finally!
Ross Merriam played in a Regional PTQ last weekend, but in retrospect, he might've played himself! Get the new and strange reflections he has on the greater Modern format ahead of the SCG Season Two Invitational!
What happens when several midrange Modern strategies get blended together with a playset of Nahiri, the Harbinger on top? The wildest Bring to Light deck Ross Merriam has ever played, that's what! Check it out before the SCG Season Two Invitational!
Anyone wanting to win the SCG Season Two Invitational will have to survive eight rounds of Modern! Prepare by watching Brad Nelson and W/B Eldrazi take on Ross Merriam and Jeskai Control!
All Cats are royalty; just ask them! So it's no surprise that a puny Human has finally given the fabulous felines their Magical due in Standard. Will Ross Merriam also find success with the deck...or cough up a hairball?
With SCG Baltimore on the horizon, Legacy gets its turn in the spotlight on VS! This one is for you, Eternal fans! Will Todd Anderson fly to victory with Grixis Delver, or will Ross Merriam wield Four-Color Deathblade with aplomb? Let's usher in the Legacy era of fair decks!
In today's Daily Digest, Ross Merriam highlights...a Tron deck?! The same archetype he calls Modern's "Nickelback of the format," no less? Yet he promises this one is different. Well, if it can help you do well at SCG Baltimore...
As Thanksgiving edges nearer in the USA, Ross Merriam serves up a feast of truly Magical proportions! Whether you're a Standard savant, a Modern master, or a Legacy legend, it's not so far from SCG Baltimore to Plymouth Rock! Let's all give thanks for this one!
It was going to happen sooner or later: there's a ramp deck in Ixalan Standard popping up on Magic Online! Ross Merriam has the details you need to battle (or battle with!) this menace at SCG Baltimore!
The top decks of Pro Tour Ixalan were mostly known quantities, but several players went rogue and walked away with cash! Today's highlight from the PT Top 64 runs...Adorned Pouncer?! Ross Merriam has some explaining to do!
Today's matchup is anything but "Standard" on VS! Will Todd Anderson claim the crucial games with Esper Gift, or will Ross Merriam run him over with B/R Aggro? Grand Prix Atlanta awaits!
...that is the question: / Whether 'tis nobler in the grind to suffer / The slings and arrows of the mana creatures / Or to take arms against a sea of hate cards / And by opposing Dredge them?
U/W Control can just counter spells, remove creatures, and eventually win, but what's the fun in that? Ross Merriam revs things up with a deck sporting both Monastery Mentor and As Foretold!
Todd Anderson and Ross Merriam square off in a wide-ranging Fact or Fiction! Was the Pro Tour metagame a delight or a disappointment? Is the Modern Humans deck for real? And will Deathrite Shaman help win SCG Baltimore? Cast your Vote!
The Tezzerator archetype has lain dormant for a while in Modern, but a recent Magic Online result has restarted the hype machine! Get Ross Merriam's take on the list and watch it in action!
Most Four-Color Energy decks are effectively Temur Energy with a small black splash, but what if that's the wrong way around? Ross Merriam highlights a twist on the formula that could shake up Pro Tour Ixalan!
So the Pro Tour is happening well after a set release. Big deal. That can't possibly make a difference in how it shapes out, right? Wrong. Ross Merriam explains why this PT is going to be a different animal entirely and why it's going to change everyone's strategy for Grand Prix Atlanta.
This is an urgent public announcement! A deadly strand of something dangerous has spread throughout the Modern metagame! For more information on SCG Regionals and this situation, we now consult the esteemed Dr. Ross Merriam.
Ross Merriam explores his love of combo decks through an intriguing turn he took at SCG Washington DC! It didn't turn out the way he wanted, but the complexities were beautiful...