Modern Tier List: May 2022

Michael Rapp Modern

Modern has started adjusting to Streets of New Capenna, and Michael is here to check in on the format and let us know what decks to watch! Welcome back for the May update to Card Kingdom’s Modern Tier List! Over the last month there hasn’t been any notable paper Modern tournaments to draw data from, but luckily there have still …

Finding Homes for Ledger Shredder

Michael Rapp Modern, Pioneer

Ledger Shredder has become a breakout card from SNC for Constructed Magic, and Michael takes a look at where it fits in Modern and Pioneer! Ledger Shredder caught many people by surprise as it burst onto the scene in multiple formats after flying relatively under the radar during preview season. Players have been trying Ledger Shredder in every major constructed …

Is Your Splash Worth It?

Mason Clark Modern, Strategy

There are times where adding that one extra color to a deck seems like the answer to make everything work…but Mason asks, is it? Foundations “Things built on a poor foundation will eventually crumble” – Venetian proverb Magic is an infinitely deep game. 14,000-plus cards to choose from, all interacting and working together in their own special way. To say …

Modern Tier List: April 2022

Michael Rapp Modern

Welcome back for the April 2022 edition of the Modern tier list! Since the last update SCGCON Dallas, and NRG Fort Wayne took place. These events combined with the normal MTGO challenges give us a fair bit of data to analyze. A couple more decks have made their way to S-tier this month as the metagame solidifies. As usual we …

4 Decks for New Capenna

Mason Clark Modern, Pioneer, Standard

Here we are: the release of New Capenna. A set full of unique tools. Today, we are going to cover a deck in each of the main paper format along with a bonus Standard deck. Lets not waste any time and jump into the deck lists! UW Heroic Standard this late into its life often needs one of two things …

Deep Dive: Shadow of Mortality

Michael Rapp Modern

Shadow of Mortality is coming in Streets of New Capenna, and Michael looks at different Modern decks it could find a home in. Shadow of Mortality is perhaps the card that I’m most excited for in Streets of New Capenna. Shadow of Mortality is a clear homage to Death’s Shadow, one of my favorite cards of all time. The first …

Streets of New Capenna: Top 5 Modern Cards

Michael Rapp Modern

Streets of New Capenna holds a lot of promise, and Michael looks at 5 cards from the new set that are poised to make an impact in Modern! Welcome back everyone, another new set, another top five cards for Modern! This time we’re sifting through the crime filled streets of New Capenna. As is the case with most standard sets …

The Return of Modern Dredge

Michael Rapp Modern

Modern Dredge has been dormant for a bit, but Michael thinks the deck is poised for a comeback in the volatile format. Everyone Forgot About Dre(dge) Dredge has struggled since the release of Modern Horizons 2, which I use as my benchmark for what I call, “New Modern”. In recent weeks Dredge has started to make a resurgence with a …

Yawgmoth Guide for Modern

Mason Clark Modern

Mason takes a look at one of Magic’s defining characters in Yawgmoth – and where the archvillain of lore fits into the Modern format. If you have been playing Modern for the last couple of years you might have heard of the Yawgmoth deck. Since its first big debut at SCG Knoxville in 2020 by Aaron Barich winning the whole …