So which do you prefer: Ravnica guilds or Strixhaven schools?

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 8:25 p.m. by Mcat1999

  • Boros or Lorehold
  • Izzet or Prismri
  • Golgari or Witherbloom
  • Orzhov or Silverquill
  • Simic or Quandrix

Which do you prefer?

And I suppose bonus, the Wedges of Tarkir or the Wedges of Ikoria? Though those are fairly similar in nature.

Mcat1999 says... #2

I think, in time, enough differences can be made that a player can say they have a Boros deck and another player say they have a Lorehold deck, and everybody knows that despite being in the same colors, the decks operate differently.

"Oh nice, so you go wide and engage in brutal combat?"

"Yeah, idk I just love tokens and bashing face. So what kinds of sorcery and artifact tricks do you employ?"

That'd be nice. :)

May 3, 2021 8:28 p.m.

Mcat1999 says... #3

Or Golgari Reanimator / Dredge


Witherbloom Aristocrats and Lifeplay

May 3, 2021 8:30 p.m.

Mtg_Mega_Nerds says... #4

Honestly I like the names of the guilds better, but some cool mechanics have come along with the color combinations in Strixhaven. I hope they will make the commands for the remaining combinations, as those are my favorite cards from the set.

May 3, 2021 9:26 p.m.

KibaAlpha says... #5

For the time being it is still, Orzhov for me.

I do like the school name, "Silverquill" though.

May 3, 2021 9:30 p.m. Edited.

Simic is far superior to quandrix for me. Although, they feel too similar the flavor of simic mashing creature types is my favorite

May 3, 2021 9:34 p.m.

Color combinations are color combinations. In my mind, STX just added to the identity of RW (as an example)--which is what many of us tend to refer to as Boros, never mind what the colors are actually doing.

May 3, 2021 9:40 p.m.

Hardhitta7 says... #8

The names of the guilds are so ingrained in my mind, I automatically call a deck by its guild name.

May 3, 2021 11:03 p.m.

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