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Eraser(2016-04-29 00:45)

I wonder if it's going to be reprinted in Eternal Masters. Would like it, I'm getting a weenie into legacy, and this staple is very expensive.

Morfi(2016-02-16 03:28)

Actually Pendelhaven is playable although only in berserk stompy deck, and of course Tabernacle but I guess it wasn't in those "other 4" you mentioned

hugo87(2015-05-22 23:03)

it's really incredible how the legendary lands cycle from legends ended being so unbalanced: The other 4 lands are totally unplayable, and this one is a legacy white staple.

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Back in Black and Blue: Death's Shadow in Legacy

ConstructedBy Rone (2019-10-14)

Legacy is currently a wild jungle full of Modern Horizons cards: Wrenn and Six, Hogaaks and Arcum's Astrolabe. However, one deck might fight them all. Blue-Black Death's Shadow even works without dual lands! Rone shares his thoughts on the deck, his experience, and his sideboard guide.

Switching Green for White in ANT

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2019-07-26)

Is it possible to cut green for white in ANT? CabalTherapy has got the low down on this heresy here as an long-time ANT player. He discusses the pros, the cons, and why now is such a great time to try and switch.

Forgotten Zeroes: Reserved List Wallflowers

EntertainmentBy SanchoN (2019-07-24)

The Reserved List is a major factor when it comes to maintaining the high secondary market price of certain cards, but so is the playability or pure nostalgia associated with those cards. A big chunk of cards on the list would not be affected by reprints, and no one would complain, or potentially even notice, if they were reprinted.

10 Legacy Playable Cards in War of the Spark

SpoilersBy CabalTherapy (2019-04-30)

The final showdown between Bolas and the Gatewatch has begun and with the War of the Spark, Legacy gets some new toys. Cabaltherapy's got the breakdown on which cards might make a splash in the storied format.

Tribal Attractions: Dryads

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2019-04-25)

Dryad Tribal is not something you see often – or at all, at least within conventional environments. But it's a creature type that's been emerging from under the radar lately, after adding some marvelous new members for both Modern and Legacy.

Behind the Tag - Deck Stories Part 3

EntertainmentBy ChristopherB (2019-03-28)

Have you ever asked what a mill deck has to do with The Four Horsemen? Why is a deck named after a Monty Python sketch? Read more about these and more as Christopher brings you four more stories of tags and their origins.

Should This Be Banned - Part 2

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-03-18)

Welcome back to Should This Be Banned? Last time, Robert looked at cards that provide an unfair advantage. Today, he wants to dive into cards that are banned for being too oppressive to the Commander format.

Should This Be Banned - Part 1

ConstructedBy RJGiel (2019-03-04)

We all know the hype and speculation about ban list announcements made by WotC for Modern and Legacy. But what about the commander ban list? Who takes care of it, and why are certain cards on there? Today, Robert wants to explore beyond our kitchen tables and into the broken, degenerate, format that Commander can be.

Dangerous Propositions: Dark Depths

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2019-02-19)

The Modern ban list is a maximum security prison with (KCI update!) 34 inmates, some of which could potentially pose a serious threat to the meta. In this ongoing series, we're reviewing each of those offenders to see if they're eligible for parole. This time it's the turn of the evil queen of the tokens.

Three Decks for Beginners in Legacy

ConstructedBy ChristopherB (2019-02-19)

Getting into Legacy is quite difficult. The Reserved List made many keycards expensive and the deck variety is high. Here are three decks that are comparatively cheap and powerful to start Legacy.

CabalTherapy's Top Ten Tendrils Tips: 1-5

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2019-02-07)

Viewed by many as the hardest deck in Legacy, ANT is a complex combo deck that is difficult to play and even more demanding to master. However, there are plenty of simple lines of play that can help improving results and one’s overall expertise.

A Thorough Look into Ultimate Masters - Part 3

SpoilersBy Kumagoro (2018-12-14)

Ultimate Masters is going to be the last event release celebrating 25 years of Magic in 2018, and possibly the final set in the Masters series. We're looking at all these reprints to see what they bring to the UMA experience and the secondary market; now it's time to end the exploration with green and colorless.

Behind the Tag - Deck Stories Part 1

EntertainmentBy ChristopherB (2018-12-13)

Nowadays, most new decks have reasonable names like "Izzet Phoenix" or "Golgari Midrange," which more or less describes what the decks do/contain. But what about deck names from days gone by? Where does "the Rock" come from? What does "Death and Taxes" have to do with a white weenie deck? This is a series meant to discuss, briefly, the history behind these names.

Why You Should Play Baleful Strix in Legacy Part 2

ConstructedBy ChristopherB (2018-12-04)

We've seen the card and it's strenghts, now Christopher looks at the card's weaknesses and the current Legacy metagame, right down to how it performs in the individual matchups that you're likely to encounter.

A Thorough Look at Ultimate Masters - Part 1

SpoilersBy Kumagoro (2018-11-29)

Ultimate Masters is going to be the last event release celebrating 25 years of Magic in 2018, and possibly the final set in the Masters series. Let's see what all these reprints bring to the UMA experience and the secondary market, starting from the ones belonging to either the White or Blue dominions.

Dangerous Propositions: Punishing Fire

ConstructedBy Kumagoro (2018-11-14)

The Modern ban list is a maximum-security prison with 33 inmates, some of which pose a potentially serious threat to the meta. But now that Big Jace is free, anything can happen. Let's review each of the offenders to see if they're eligible for parole. This time, we talk of the burn spell that won't stay away.

Melting Ice: Flipping Thing in the Ice in Legacy

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2018-10-11)

A 7/8 creature for two mana that does not see play in Legacy? That is totally unheard of! But that is currently the horror's fate. I think it is time to melt the ice.

Five Legacy Decks That Could Play Snapcaster Mage But Don't

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2018-08-29)

No other creature plays such an important role in Legacy and Modern alike. Snapcaster Mage truly is the most flexible creature in all competitive Magic and, for some reason, there are still some decks not playing him.

Top 3 Decks for Legacy from Pro Tour 25

Event CoverageBy CabalTherapy (2018-08-15)

The team Pro Tour 25 in Minneapolis featured Legacy and many players had feared drastic changes to the format once the pros start working on decks. In the end, we experienced a rather average snap shot of the meta paired with some smaller surprises. In the following, I present my top three conclusions from the Pro Tour and how they will affect the near future of Legacy.

MKM Series 2018 Prague: The Death of Delver

Event CoverageBy CabalTherapy (2018-08-02)

Shorty after the groundbreaking ban of Deathrite Shaman and Gitaxian Probe, the MKM Series visited Prague, eagerly awaiting a brand new Legacy format and the new brews it would entail. Miracles ended up the best-performing deck and carried the once mighty Delver to its grave.

The Next Step for Storm

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2018-08-01)

No more Shaman, no more Probe. Storm lives on but will have to adapt and change much like everything else. Seizing opponents' thoughts and wrapping them in tendrils is still going to be one of the best ways of ending games of Legacy, even if its players are forced to adapt.

Exploiting Delve: BUG Delve(-r) in Legacy

ConstructedBy CabalTherapy (2018-05-14)

In this outing, I look at a mechanic that has seen two of it rank banned or restricted in nearly every major format: Delve. I look at an aggressive application of Delve in Legacy's strongest three-color combination and how it presents a unique take on Tempo in a format dominated by blue tempo decks.

From Legends to Dominaria and Everything In Between - Part 1

EntertainmentBy Kumagoro (2018-04-26)

Dominaria is historical in more than one sense. Part of the celebration for Magic's 25th anniversary, the set focuses on one popular card type: Legendary. But Dominaria's legends are just the latest in a long line of attempts at providing the game with recognizable characters, items, and places.

Only Two Things in Life Are Certain: An Interview on Death and Taxes

ConstructedBy Alakazimdk (2018-03-26)

Recently I played versus "Egget" on MTGO and he showed me some new tech out of his R/W Death and Taxes deck that I piqued my curiosity. So I sat down and had a chat with him about how he came up with it and what results he has gotten as well as where he thinks the deck is headed from here.

GP Madrid Aftermath: A Weekend Full of Magic

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The Magic Grand Prix is the perfect excuse to spend a whole weekend enjoying our favorite hobby. Normally, the main event is what attracts most players’ attention – its coverage, Top 8 decklists, and of course, the GP winners. But there are many other things that one can have a go at aside from the competition.

What is Dead May Never Die: A Look at Legacy Miracles

ConstructedBy Alakazimdk (2018-02-02)

Miracles was supposed to die with the passing of Sensei’s Divining Top, but somehow Tundra lovers managed to resurrect the archetype and pilot it to many top 8 finishes in major tournaments. Read below to find out how Miracles works and how it performs in the current Legacy metagame.

My Legacy Picks for Team Trios Constructed GPs

Event CoverageBy Alakazimdk (2018-01-23)

This article will try to give you and your team some options for the Legacy component of upcoming Team Constructed events. I’ll give each deck two scores, the first for experienced Legacy players and the second for players who are not as familiar with Legacy as a format. As with all Legacy lists, expect a high learning curve in a format with Wastelands, Brainstorms, and consistent turn 2-3 combo kills.

Post MKMS Hamburg

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Iconic Masters Mythics and More

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The end of the year

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End of the year price reduction incoming.

Gambling for Life!

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Not everything has to be about instant gratification. Slow and steady can win the race as well...

EMA EV Price Sheet

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2016-06-07)

This collection of data is a good start if you are still unsure whether you want to buy displays or not.

Eternal Masters general advice

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2016-05-30)

The entire Eternal Masters set has been revealed by now, and it looks much better than expected!

Eternal Masters Day3 Previews

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2016-05-25)

Get ready to be bombarded with more nostalgia!

Eternal Youth

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Sometimes one month can be eternal.

Lands and blue cards

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2015-11-14)

What is happening in Legacy? Today we are reviewing GP Seattle-Tacoma.

All blue cards will get banned, eventually!

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2015-11-02)

Is Jace really dominating the format? Or were you talking about Siege Rhino?

Exotic Legacy

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2015-08-13)

Legacy prices do not fluctuate like Standard prices, but it can still be valuable to pick up the new tech early.

Japanese Legacy

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2015-04-21)

GP Kyōto was the first Asian Legacy Grand Prix ever and it was a large success. With its 1943 competitors it basically dwarfed the simultaneous 1138 player event in Krakow.

The undying lands

FinanceBy DrHoeh (2015-04-09)

Yesterday we started with the “actual” lands that will help you cast the few Legacy spells, which are actually not free for some awkward reason. Which other lands see the most play in Legacy?

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ConstructedBy Alakazimdk (2019-10-14)

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