A splashy mythic with crazy stats is a great place to start a Standard! Patrick Chapin wants to make sure you have the best possible home for this bomb, so he's put a lot of mental energy into finding just that! You're welcome!
Orzhov is gaining more and more ground in pre-Ravnica Allegiance discussions as the go-to guild, and this study from Ross is exactly why! Gather your powerful low drops and sneak in under the metagame with these decks!
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?
This final installment includes the latest pricing updates on every card, Chas's look at the final rare and mythic previews, as well as a study on free money when it comes to the promotions surrounding this block!
Whether it's Delver of Secrets, Shardless Agent, or Restoration Angel doing the damage, Gerry is the mind getting all those wins from strong positive tempo! Frilled Mystic might be the next in this lineage, and Gerry has the decklists to prove it!
Cards are becoming more and more flexible, which means they're more difficult to analyze...and more fun to play! Sam Black looks at the deep roster of these spells and decides where and when to use which when it comes to Ravnica Allegiance!
Can Ravager Wurm really make it a format where Carnage Tyrant already runs the show? In a word, of course! Ravager Wurm has a lot of text and a lot of mass, and Owen thinks that's a great combination to have in your corner this season!
Card text is only part of the equation; there's also thinking about play patterns! That's why Brad's original uninteresting look at Angel of Grace has been replaced by a fear this card will win games out of nowhere! Get his take here!
Frankly, it looks like any other random green enchantment, but there's a one-sided Heartbeat of Spring just below the surface! Todd Anderson takes you through some of the crazy ways this card could usher in a new combo era!
Rakdos is as aggro as it gets most of the time, so it makes sense to ask one of the best aggro deckbuilders in the game's history to evaluate this card from Ravnica Allegiance! Spoiler alert: Tom is a big fan! Here's why!
Are you battling in Worcester this weekend on the SCG Tour? Do you have other Modern events going on? Either way, our pros are ready to explain their choices for the best deck to play for the occasion!
We're not all the way to knowing how the metagame in Standard will be, but there is one likely option...and Andrew is all over it! This new card could make Golgari Midrange something of a powerhouse when all is said and done. Here's why!
When did we start sleeping on Dragons of all things?! Gottlieb says this card is insane, and he has some decks to prove it! If you've been waiting on the right way to use Sarkhan or you just want to relive some Glorybringer glory, here you go!
Is it Pod? Of course not. She's her own card! And let's face it: there is a lot of room for great without being as warping as Birthing Pod! GerryT can't stop thinking about the unbelievably diverse decks you can piece together for new Standard with this legend!
Ross Merriam knows a bit about what a Domri can do to a battlefield! He's putting together the kind of ramp archetype that is overdue for a Standard showing! Please, please let this strategy be real!
Flipping coins isn't always what we look for on competitive cards, but what if this one was pushed THAT far? Patrick Chapin is ready to put on a show with the Showstopper! Join him for a ton of analysis and lists featuring the latest version of Rakdos' eponymous leader!
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!
When a set confounds Chas, a guy that's been doing Magic finance for over two decades, you really know this one is special! It wasn't easy, but Chas has put together the most comprehensive look at this set's economy around!
Brad has had many successful years of pro Magic, so why was he about to give it all up? And why didn't he? He's got previews to discuss, but he can't do that without telling you the truth about his role in Magic and where it's going now!
It seems this Ravnica Allegiance set is doing what Ravnica sets do: giving players tons of cards they want! Speaking of which, Owen wants to get his hands on Spawn of Mayhem, and today, he's telling you exactly why!