Tovolar Dire Overlord Werewolf Commander Guide

Tovolar, Dire Overlord: Werewolf Commander Guide

Kristen Gregory Commander

Tovolar, Dire Overlord is the hot new Werewolf commander from Midnight Hunt. How much better is he than what we’ve had before? How does he work? How should you build him? The moon is waxing, so let’s get started. TOVOLAR, DIRE OVERLORD There’s a general rule when it comes to printing viable commanders, and that’s either putting card advantage or …

Midnight Hunt Commander Upgrade Guide: Undead Unleashed

Kristen Gregory Commander

We’re back on Innistrad, everyone’s favorite gothic horror plane. Midnight Hunt’s Undead Unleashed is a ghoulish romp featuring zombies aplenty. Is this precon to die for, or rotten enough to shamble past? Let’s find out in this precon review and upgrade guide. Wilhelt, the Rotcleaver Wilhelt is a 3/3 Zombie Warrior for four mana. Whenever another Zombie you control dies, …

Innistrad Midnight Hunt Exclusive Preview Card: Hallowed Respite

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Innistrad: Midnight Hunt is nearly upon us, and we have an exclusive preview card to share from the new set, thanks to Wizards of the Coast. Midnight Hunt releases September 24th and is available for preorder now here at Card Kingdom. Before I share our preview card, allow me to set the scene… Ballad of the Dawn I Seasons wax …

The Best Humans in Sigarda’s Coven

Kristen Gregory Commander

Sigarda, Champion of Light is the newest incarnation of the much-loved Innistrad Angel. As the only remaining of the original Archangel sisters on the plane, Sigarda champions those under the duress of the Werewolves and other dark creatures of the night. Let’s look at her for Commander. Sigarda, Champion of Light Sigarda, Champion of Light is the latest in a …

Commander Collection: Black’s Contents Are To Die For

Kristen Gregory Commander, Products

Commander Collection: Black was recently announced on the Magic Showcase 2021 livestream. The second in the new Commander Collection line, Commander Collection: Black contains eight iconic black Commander cards along with a double-sided token, all with new unique artwork, packaged in a stylish box.  Like Commander Collection: Green, the Black edition will be available in both non-foil and traditional foil …

Can 1v1 Commander Testing Be Worth It?

Kristen Gregory Commander

Part of the process of building a Commander deck is testing that deck in a game. Sometimes, our actual game time for EDH doesn’t always lend itself to testing decks properly or thoroughly. Can 1v1 testing offer meaningful results? Let’s dig in.  Testing a Commander Deck People love to build Commander decks. They love to theorycraft, they love to compile …

Commander Cards to Pick Up for 2021 Rotation

Kristen Gregory Commander

It’s that time of the year again — time to say goodbye to four Standard sets. Throne of Eldraine, Theros Beyond Death, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, and Core 2021 will all be rotated out come September. This year, rotation is on Friday, September 17, 2021. After that date, the above sets will no longer be Standard-legal. With the loss of …

Aurelia The Warleader Update

Overperforming Cards in Aurelia, the Warleader

Kristen Gregory Commander

We’ve just had a brief respite between preview seasons, and so I’ve had time to take stock of what’s been working well for me in Commander recently. This week, I’ve decided to check in on my Aurelia, the Warleader deck. There have been many solid red and white cards printed over the past 6 months or so — which ones …

How to Spot Power Creep in Commander

How to Spot Power Creep in Commander

Kristen Gregory Commander

Power creep is common in TCG’s, and it’s something that most games experience — at least games with a live model, or a model that involves multiplayer interaction and new elements of design. Power creep in Magic has, by and large, been quite slow given the game has been going for more than 25 years. Power Creep in Magic This …