Made 1000+ decks or so, been pretty active. I play modern and commander, but not super competively in modern. I also like legacy combos for what it's worth.

I love building competitive varients on any archtype or deck, and I also love budgeting competitive lists, this goes for modern, commander, or legacy. I also play standard, pauper, used to play Tiny Leaders, Pauper Commander, and have delved into some other lesser known formats like Noble and Collosus, and do limited events from time to time.


Check out All About EDH for an in depth description on the entire format, or Why Every Commander is Competitive for delving into cEDH.


I have been spending a lot of my time attempting to get new players into Magic: The Gathering, and I have learned something big, a lot of them don't want to spend a lot of money.

Yeah, I get it, I should have known that random people don't like spending hundreds of dollars on a game they don't know if they would like, and many dedicated players don't want to spend that much money either, but in all honesty, I realized it made a circulating loop.

When a player who gets a budget deck plays it, they normally lose because of their deck, and their lack on knowledge. If you teach them properly how to play, and then give them a reasonably powerful deck, as I have done (lost money in the process, but it was worth it for the bit of research), I have found they commonly branch out into other formats, keep playing, trying new things, and becoming a dedicated player.

I have since spent a bit of money on new players, or bought cards for people who I think would appreciate them, I met someone who wanted to play with 4 Armageddon s, they told me, "Who cares if it breaks a social contract, what will they do to me? They have no lands!" I thought it was hilarious, that showing someone the complexity of a game and putting a grip of cards in their hand will almost every time get them hooked, making them a Planeswalker for, at least months, I don't have much more research than that.

I know I can't get everyone to follow this, asking you to pay money to get more people into the game is beyond me. I do want to help you do it though. Don't spend $100 on someone that doesn't play MTG.

Whatever your favorite format is, whatever you think they will like, whether you play modern, vintage, legacy, standard, EDH, pauper, whatever it is, if you can, I want to ask you to spend $20.

$20 Decks is a link to a folder of cards I want to share to you, that will show you reasonably powered decks, some from $11-$24, around 21 decks as of 11/1/2018 spanning 6 formats, mostly Modern and EDH lists, that can win against many decks, with full sideboards (when applicable), manabases that attempt to consistently hit their colors, and cards that will be kept no matter how much they are upgraded.

10 Dollar EDH Decks! is a similar folder, check it out, the name is quite explanatory!

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Hey buddy, really wish you'd reach out. :/

June 7, 2021 3:59 p.m.

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Resurgent Belief to bring back some of these enchantments, Outlaws' Merriment is always a blast, for dealing damage to players, AEther Sting is a fun card because a lot of your creatures won't be cast is fun, Burning Earth is a slightly worse Manabarbs .

Card advantage isn't hard, Land Tax , Outpost Siege , Experimental Frenzy , etc. are great options, ofc Smothering Tithe , etc. seems great too for ramp!

June 17, 2021 5:22 p.m.

Why not run the last Sythis in the sideboard, it's fetchable from both wishes?

June 16, 2021 9:29 p.m.

With Modern Horizons, I'm intrigued by the idea of the old Candelabra of Tawnos builds using Urza's Saga , as well as Sythis, Harvest's Hand , as a one or two of. The issue with Sythis is obvious, it's lack of shroud, but it triggers other enchantress effects, gives mana on Sanctum, gains life, and has a sadly better body than an Argothian Enchantress , as rare as that is useful.

June 6, 2021 1:08 p.m.

Stong, hard graveyard hate often stops 2-3 opponents. In a fair deck, with 2-4 graveyard recursive pieces, but not too much, like an Eternal Witness or something, a Rest in Peace can take games wayyy harder than I'd expect.

Fire Covenant also is incredibly underrated, and whenever I put it in a deck, it feels often much more backbreaking than a Cyclonic Rift , and the life loss doesn't often matter once you destroy all your opponent's creatures.

June 6, 2021 12:49 p.m.

So, the most popular two card competitive g/w enchantment combos are the following, all of which are powerful on their own, but win w/ combat on the following turn or with another effect, such as Altar of the Brood , or in another way.

They are: Rest in Peace + Helm of Obedience , Squirrel Nest + Earthcraft , and Parallax Wave + Opalescence

Other options are Heliod, Sun-Crowned and Walking Ballista , Siona, Captain of the Pyleas + Shielded by Faith !

June 6, 2021 12:45 p.m.

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Commander / EDH - 12-post, Commander / EDH - 8-Rack, Commander / EDH - Affinity, Commander / EDH - Aggro, Commander / EDH - Aikido, Commander / EDH - Allies, Commander / EDH - Amulet Titan, Commander / EDH - Angels, Commander / EDH - Arena, Commander / EDH - Aristocrats, Commander / EDH - Artifact, Commander / EDH - Aura Hexproof, Commander / EDH - Battlecruiser, Commander / EDH - BG (Golgari), Commander / EDH - BGW (Abzan, Junk), Commander / EDH - Toolbox, Commander / EDH - Blue Moon, Commander / EDH - BR (Rakdos), Commander / EDH - BRG (Jund), Commander / EDH - BRGW, Commander / EDH - Budget, Commander / EDH - BUG (Sultai), Commander / EDH - Casual, Commander / EDH - Cats, Commander / EDH - Colorless, Commander / EDH - Combo, Commander / EDH - Competitive, Commander / EDH - Control, Commander / EDH - Counters, Commander / EDH - Creatureless, Commander / EDH - Cruel Control, Commander / EDH - Custom, Commander / EDH - Death and Taxes, Commander / EDH - Delver, Commander / EDH - Demons, Commander / EDH - Devotion, Commander / EDH - Dinosaurs, Commander / EDH - Discard, Commander / EDH - Dragons, Commander / EDH - DragonShield Deck Challenge: Wonder Woman, Commander / EDH - Dredge, Commander / EDH - Eggs, Commander / EDH - Eldrazi, Commander / EDH - Elves, Commander / EDH - Enchantment, Commander / EDH - Energy, Commander / EDH - Exalted, Commander / EDH - Faeries, Commander / EDH - Five Color, Commander / EDH - FNM, Commander / EDH - Forcefeed, Commander / EDH - Four Color, Commander / EDH - Goblins, Commander / EDH - Goodstuff, Commander / EDH - Group Hug, Commander / EDH - Group Slug, Commander / EDH - GU (Simic), Commander / EDH - GW (Selesnya), Commander / EDH - GWU (Bant), Commander / EDH - GWUB, Commander / EDH - Gyruda, Doom of Depths, Commander / EDH - Hatebears, Commander / EDH - Hive Mind, Commander / EDH - Humans, Commander / EDH - Infect, Commander / EDH - Infinite Combo, Commander / EDH - Izzet Phoenix, Commander / EDH - Jank, Commander / EDH - Jegantha, the Wellspring, Commander / EDH - Kaheera, the Orphanguard, Commander / EDH - Keruga, the Macrosage, Commander / EDH - Knights, Commander / EDH - Land Destruction, Commander / EDH - Lands, Commander / EDH - Landstill, Commander / EDH - Large, Commander / EDH - Lifegain, Commander / EDH - Living End, Commander / EDH - Loam, Commander / EDH - Lurrus of the Dream-Den, Commander / EDH - Madness, Commander / EDH - Maverick, Commander / EDH - Merfolk, Commander / EDH - Midrange, Commander / EDH - Mill, Commander / EDH - Minotaur, Commander / EDH - Mono-Black, Commander / EDH - Mono-Blue, Commander / EDH - Mono-Green, Commander / EDH - Mono-Red, Commander / EDH - Mono-White, Commander / EDH - Multiplayer, Commander / EDH - Necropotence, Commander / EDH - Netdeck, Commander / EDH - None, Commander / EDH - Obosh, the Preypiercer, Commander / EDH - Official, Commander / EDH - Pauper, Commander / EDH - Pillow Fort, Commander / EDH - Pox, Commander / EDH - Primer, Commander / EDH - Prison, Commander / EDH - Ramp, Commander / EDH - Rats, Commander / EDH - RBW (Mardu), Commander / EDH - Reanimator, Commander / EDH - Red Deck Wins, Commander / EDH - RG (Gruul), Commander / EDH - RGW (Naya), Commander / EDH - RGWU, Commander / EDH - Rock, Commander / EDH - RUG (Temur), Commander / EDH - RUW (Jeskai, America), Commander / EDH - RW (Boros), Commander / EDH - Saproling, Commander / EDH - Scapeshift, Commander / EDH - Show and Tell, Commander / EDH - Silver Bullet, Commander / EDH - Sliver, Commander / EDH - Snow, Commander / EDH - Soldiers, Commander / EDH - Soul Sisters, Commander / EDH - Spellslinger, Commander / EDH - Spirits, Commander / EDH - Stax, Commander / EDH - Stompy, Commander / EDH - Stoneblade, Commander / EDH - Storm, Commander / EDH - Suicide Black, Commander / EDH - Superfriends, Commander / EDH - Tempo, Commander / EDH - Theme/Gimmick, Commander / EDH - Tokens, Commander / EDH - Tribal, Commander / EDH - Tron, Commander / EDH - TurboFog, Commander / EDH - Turns, Commander / EDH - Tutorless, Commander / EDH - Twin, Commander / EDH - UB (Dimir), Commander / EDH - UBR (Grixis), Commander / EDH - UBRG, Commander / EDH - Umori, the Collector, Commander / EDH - UR (Izzet), Commander / EDH - Value Engine, Commander / EDH - Vampires, Commander / EDH - Vehicle, Commander / EDH - Voltron, Commander / EDH - Vorthos, Commander / EDH - WB (Orzhov), Commander / EDH - Weenie, Commander / EDH - Werewolf, Commander / EDH - Wizards, Commander / EDH - WU (Azorius), Commander / EDH - WUB (Esper), Commander / EDH - WUBR, Commander / EDH - Yorion, Sky Nomad, Commander / EDH - Zirda, the Dawnwaker, Commander / EDH - Zombie, Commander / EDH - Zoo, Modern - 12-post, Modern - 8-Rack, Modern - Affinity, Modern - Aggro, Modern - Aikido, Modern - Allies, Modern - Amulet Titan, Modern - Angels, Modern - Aristocrats, Modern - Artifact, Modern - Aura Hexproof, Modern - Battlecruiser, Modern - BG (Golgari), Modern - BGW (Abzan, Junk), Modern - Toolbox, Modern - Blue Moon, Modern - BR (Rakdos), Modern - BRG (Jund), Modern - BRGW, Modern - Budget, Modern - BUG (Sultai), Modern - Burn, Modern - Casual, Modern - Cats, Modern - Caw Blade, Modern - Collected Company, Modern - Colorless, Modern - Combo, Modern - Competitive, Modern - Control, Modern - Counters, Modern - Creatureless, Modern - Cruel Control, Modern - Custom, Modern - Death and Taxes, Modern - Death's Shadow, Modern - Delver, Modern - Demons, Modern - Devotion, Modern - Dinosaurs, Modern - Discard, Modern - Dragons, Modern - Dredge, Modern - Eggs, Modern - Eldrazi, Modern - Elves, Modern - Enchantment, Modern - Energy, Modern - Exalted, Modern - Faeries, Modern - Five Color, Modern - FNM, Modern - Forcefeed, Modern - Four Color, Modern - Gifts Ungiven, Modern - Goblins, Modern - Goodstuff, Modern - Group Slug, Modern - GU (Simic), Modern - GW (Selesnya), Modern - GWU (Bant), Modern - GWUB, Modern - Gyruda, Doom of Depths, Modern - Hatebears, Modern - Hive Mind, Modern - Humans, Modern - Infect, Modern - Infinite Combo, Modern - Izzet Phoenix, Modern - Jank, Modern - Jegantha, the Wellspring, Modern - Kaheera, the Orphanguard, Modern - Keruga, the Macrosage, Modern - Knights, Modern - Land Destruction, Modern - Lands, Modern - Large, Modern - Lifegain, Modern - Living End, Modern - Loam, Modern - Lurrus of the Dream-Den, Modern - Lutri, the Spellchaser, Modern - Madness, Modern - Maverick, Modern - Merfolk, Modern - Midrange, Modern - Mill, Modern - Minotaur, Modern - Mono-Black, Modern - Mono-Blue, Modern - Mono-Green, Modern - Mono-Red, Modern - Mono-White, Modern - Multiplayer, Modern - Necropotence, Modern - Netdeck, Modern - None, Modern - Obosh, the Preypiercer, Modern - Official, Modern - Pauper, Modern - Pillow Fort, Modern - Pox, Modern - Primer, Modern - Prison, Modern - Ramp, Modern - Rats, Modern - RBW (Mardu), Modern - Reanimator, Modern - Red Deck Wins, Modern - RG (Gruul), Modern - RGW (Naya), Modern - RGWU, Modern - Rock, Modern - RUG (Temur), Modern - RUW (Jeskai, America), Modern - RW (Boros), Modern - Saproling, Modern - Scapeshift, Modern - Silver Bullet, Modern - Sliver, Modern - Snow, Modern - Soldiers, Modern - Soul Sisters, Modern - Spellslinger, Modern - Spirits, Modern - Stax, Modern - Stompy, Modern - Stoneblade, Modern - Storm, Modern - Suicide Black, Modern - Superfriends, Modern - Tempo, Modern - Theme/Gimmick, Modern - Tokens, Modern - Tribal, Modern - Tron, Modern - TurboFog, Modern - Turns, Modern - Tutorless, Modern - Twin, Modern - UB (Dimir), Modern - UBR (Grixis), Modern - UBRG, Modern - Umori, the Collector, Modern - UR (Izzet), Modern - Value Engine, Modern - Vampires, Modern - Vehicle, Modern - Voltron, Modern - Vorthos, Modern - WB (Orzhov), Modern - Weenie, Modern - Werewolf, Modern - Wizards, Modern - WU (Azorius), Modern - WUB (Esper), Modern - WUBR, Modern - Yorion, Sky Nomad, Modern - Zirda, the Dawnwaker, Modern - Zombie, Modern - Zoo

Decks

Blooming Onion - The Best Deck in EDH [Primer]

Commander / EDH* SynergyBuild

SCORE: 30 | 25 COMMENTS | 1677 VIEWS | IN 8 FOLDERS

All About Spellchaser - A New Fun Format! [PRIMER]

Unknown SynergyBuild

SCORE: 9 | 28 COMMENTS | 333 VIEWS | IN 1 FOLDER

All About EDH

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SCORE: 107 | 121 COMMENTS | 5877 VIEWS | IN 39 FOLDERS

Wonder Woman and the Amazonians

Commander / EDH SynergyBuild

SCORE: 10 | 4 COMMENTS | 661 VIEWS | IN 2 FOLDERS

Why Every Commander is Competitive

Commander / EDH* SynergyBuild

SCORE: 127 | 49 COMMENTS | 9135 VIEWS | IN 42 FOLDERS

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Finished Decks 1398
Prototype Decks 438
Drafts 0
Playing since Magic Online Promo Cards
Points 195
Avg. deck rating 6.56
T/O Rank 218
Helper Rank 332
Favorite formats Standard, Legacy, Vintage, Commander / EDH, Modern, Pauper, Block Constructed, Limited, Duel Commander, Tiny Leaders, Highlander, 1v1 Commander, Pauper EDH, Canadian Highlander
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