3 New Decks with Historic Anthology IV

Ally Warfield Historic

I’m not much of a brewer, but ever since Historic Anthology IV was announced, I’ve been anxiously building new Historic decks. There are plenty of exciting new cards in the set — if you haven’t yet, check out Mason Clark’s article about some of the best cards to add to your Arena collection. Today, I have three new decks to …

Top 5 Cards from Historic Anthology IV

Mason Clark Historic

Historic Anthology IV drops on MTG Arena today, bringing a wide variety of new cards into the Historic format. The full bundle of 25 cards is available for purchase in the Arena Store, but what if you’re just looking for the best cards to craft with your wildcards? Today, I’ll be going over my top 5 picks from the set! …

Selesnya Company in Historic

Ally Warfield Historic

The hype for Historic is ramping up once again as players anxiously await the next Historic Anthology release on MTG Arena. But while we’re waiting, what should we be playing?  In my last Historic article, I highlighted two decks that benefitted the most from the Uro ban: Jund Sacrifice and Azorius Control. Lo and behold, in the weeks following the …

Historic’s Biggest Winners from the Uro Ban

Ally Warfield Historic

This past Monday, the largest ban announcement in months threatened to shake up Magic’s non-rotating formats. Uro, Titan of Nature’s Wrath was banned in Historic, Pioneer, and Modern — along with a long list of other cards in Pioneer, Modern, and Legacy. Eternal formats as you knew them are completely different, and everyone is eagerly trying out new strategies and …

New Historic Decks with Kaldheim

Ally Warfield Historic

New set releases are my favorite times to be playing Magic: the Gathering. For a handful of weeks, everyone is trying new and exciting archetypes with the release of so many new cards. Standard is fresh and exciting again, and everyone seems to be putting a lot of effort into the new and invigorated format.  But where does that leave …

Top 5 Kaldheim Cards for Historic

Ally Warfield Historic

Kaldheim spoilers have flooded social media, and everyone is eagerly brewing new decks to show off all their favorite cards. While I might not be a huge deck brewer myself, I love trying to picture where the new cards fit in for any given format. You might have read Mason Clark’s recent article addressing the best new cards for Standard, …

What to Play in Historic: Kaldheim Qualifier Weekend

Ally Warfield Historic

This weekend is my Rivals Split and the Arena Championship Qualifier for Kaldheim. Luckily for Historic fans, we get to put Standard away for a bit to focus on our favorite format. Whether this is your first Arena “PTQ” or your tenth, you might be wondering what are your best options for this weekend. While it’s obvious where I stand …

Historic Rakdos Sacrifice Deck Guide

Ally Warfield Historic

Historic has been my favorite format since its creation. The larger card pool means more brewing and deck-building options than you’ll find in Standard — which is part of what makes Historic so fun. However, if you’re like me and like to play the best decks, you’ll probably enjoy Historic, too!  For a while, Historic has revolved around three major …

Three Rogue Decks to Try in Historic

Mason Clark Historic

Last week, we covered some of the top players in Historic in anticipation of the Arena Open, and this week, we have another round of Arena qualifiers. Uro piles have established themselves as the decks to beat, so if you’re looking for the most competitive deck to play, I suggest trying it. But today, I wanted to focus on some …

Three Historic Decks to Play this Week

Mason Clark Historic

The next couple of weeks of Arena play are going to be dominated by Historic. The Arena Open is this weekend, and as its name suggests, anyone can enter on MTG Arena. There’s also a series of Star City Games qualifiers this weekend, plus the Top 1200 Mythic Qualifiers on Arena next weekend.  With all this in mind, I’m going …