Tag: Magic the Gathering

Ashiok, Dream Render – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Ashiok, Dream Render is an uncommon planeswalker card from Magic the Gathering’s War of the Spark set with two powerful abilities. With how relevant his abilities are to both the Standard environment he entered and other competitive formats, it’s not hard to see why he was a top pre-order target before the War of the […]

Hydra Broodmaster – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

When Hydra Broodmaster was first revealed during Journey into Nyx spoiler season, Magic the Gathering Hydra fans were quick to salivate over her. It’s hard not to like a 7/7 for 4GG (6 mana), which is already above average. However, the Monstrosity ability in a Mono-Green Devotion deck or Kruphix, God of Horizons ramp deck […]

Dragon Arch – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Magic: the Gathering’s Apocalypse set has some interesting commons and uncommons, including Goblin Ringleader, Sylvan Messenger, Fire // Ice, and Gerrard’s Verdict. But, one card to definitely not overlook is an artifact called Dragon Arch. For 5 mana, you are able to drop a multicolored creature onto the battlefield for the cost of only a […]

Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire is a Demon Rogue creature from Magic the Gathering’s Kaldheim set. Rogues have become a fairly powerful tribe in Magic thanks to Zendikar Rising’s Merfolk Windrobber and Soaring Thought-Thief, as well as the Thieves’ Guild Enforcer from the Magic 2021 Core Set. As if the Rogue tribe needed another weapon, they get […]

Boonweaver Giant – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

For years, Aura-happy Commanders such as Bruna, Light of Alabaster recruited the services of a 6-mana creature by the name of Auratouched Mage. Although 6 mana (5W) for only a 3/3 looks pretty costly, the Mage has a very nice ability. Whenever it enters the battlefield, he allows you to search your library for an […]

Triumph of the Hordes – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Magic the Gathering’s New Phyrexia booster set has a few valuable uncommon cards. But, Triumph of the Hordes became an $8 card based on the fact that it literally can make a deck triumph. Thanks to the controversial infect mechanic, it’s easily one of the most dangerous pump spells in Magic. Triumph of the Hordes […]

Dictate of Karametra – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

The Dictate cycle of Enchantments from Magic the Gathering’s Journey into Nyx set is a fascinating group of five cards. This cycle of Enchantments, one for each color of mana in Magic, bring back an old, powerful effect from Magic’s history, increase its mana cost a bit, then give it Flash. By giving these Enchantments […]

Allosaurus Rider – A Magic the Gathering Card Review

Allosaurus Rider, a creature from Magic the Gathering’s Coldsnap set, was the victim of one of the most infamous card buyouts seen in Magic finance history. Pretty much every copy of the Elf Warrior, including the Coldsnap Prerelease and Duel Deck: Elves vs Goblins printings, disappeared from the internet. While this is a card that’s […]

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