No aggressive tribal deck is complete without a suite of quality one-drops. Jim Davis sings their praises as he examines what the offerings in Rivals of Ixalan might unlock!
Brad and Todd super like one another. But that isn't what this is about. This is about Rivals of Ixalan! So who will fall in love and who will be heartbroken when the set starts selling soon? Cast your votes!
Pro Tour Champion Shaun McLaren is ready for Rivals of Ixalan, and he's ranking the bests from across Magic's newest expansion! His pick for the best card in the set may surprise you...
Looking for different ways to use and abuse Vampires and Pirates? Sam Black can always be counted upon to go for the cool, new angle in deckbuilding! Join him for an unorthadox look at these Rivals of Ixalan tribes!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax has tallied the results of the most prestigious awards show in Magic! Join the winners and losers in this very special installment of his column! You'll laugh. Patrick Sullivan will cry.
We now have enough Pirates that we can go a few different ways, and Pete Ingram has them all (treasure) mapped out! Check in with him here if you're looking for ships to captain in new Standard!
Once upon a time Vehicles was the most feared archetype in Standard. It had a removal spell that could get the job done, and Ross Merriam is interested in getting it back to its former glory for Rivals of Ixalan!
Rivals of Ixalan is a known quantity on paper, but that's never the full story! If you want to get some excellent advanced thinking on the cards that will make it and why, use Jadine Klomparens as the perfect teacher!
There's left, there's right, and there's super like. 2018 knows no other way! We've got two Pro Tour Champions (that we super like!) and we want to know how they feel about these high-profile Rivals of Ixalan cards!
Pro Tour Hall of Famer Patrick Chapin is all over Rivals of Ixalan! The two big projects at the moment? Finding the perfect Merfolk list...or maybe the perfect Pirates list! Join him for a number of new lists that utilize tempo to gain the early new Standard edge!
The multitudinous Merfolk of Rivals of Ixalan have Collins Mullen brewing up a storm! Get his takes on specific high-profile cards and check out his decklists for Standard and Modern dominance at SCG Dallas!
The VS Series returns on Select! Join Todd Anderson and Brad Nelson for some Standard testing! Which Energy list will reign supreme?
Want a new way to look at Vampires? Sorry, you're out of luck. GerryT has TONS of new ways to look at them, instead! Gather around as he updates existing archetypes, explains new cards and where they slot in, and everything in between!
Bennie Smith saw a lot to love in 2017! He's a Commander man with some Standard and Modern tendencies, so he's basically the target audience for the whole game! Which were your favorite cards of the last year?
Brennan DeCandio wants to believe Rivals of Ixalan will save Standard from Energy's stranglehold! Today he uses the previews he's seen to craft new versions of Merfolk, Pirates, and more!
The Flame-Chained is starting to gain applications among the brewing pros of the Multiverse! Patrick Chapin doesn't think that goes far enough! He's got the new look of red and more in his first look at Rivals of Ixalan!
No preview season is complete until Todd Anderson gives his take! Some of his favorites may surprise you! A six-mana Commander artifact, Todd? Really? Yes, really! Get onboard!
Pete Ingram is ready for Rivals of Ixalan for a different reason than most: he helped in creating it! Check out some of the brews he's breaking out, straight from behind the scenes at WotC!
SCG Tour veteran Emma Handy is going to get excited about the fact that Harnessed Lightning can't kill 12/12 Dinosaurs most of the time, and there is nothing you can do to stop her! Get her thoughts on the latest previews here!
That's the big question, isn't it? How much sway will these cards have in established metagames that aren't willing to budge? Todd Stevens thinks they're going to move plenty! Clear the way for Rivals of Ixalan!