Crimson Vow Draft by the Numbers

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Draft By The Numbers

Tom Anderson Limited

I’m not sure what it is about the plane of Innistrad that keeps producing such historically cool draft environments. Is it the design teams at WotC working to live up to the staggering heights of the original Innistrad format? Or are the plane’s mechanical themes of graveyard value and tribal synergies simply a recipe for good Limited gameplay? I’m sure …

Top 20 Vampire Cards in MTG

Top 20 Vampire Cards in Magic: The Gathering

Kristen Gregory Community

Vampires are one of the most popular tribes in Magic, and who can resist the allure of the sanguine keepers of the night? They’re elegant and calculating in their power, offering a sophisticated style of beatdown that’s sure to leave opponents reeling.  Top 20 Vampire Cards in Magic Unlike Elves, Goblins, Zombies and Humans, Vampires had a slower start; the …

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Draft Guide

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Draft Guide

Tom Anderson Limited

Crimson Vow follows immediately on the heels of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, without even a supplemental Draft product like Commander Legends or a Masters set to separate them. It’s been quite a while since we had consecutive sets share a thematic and mechanical base like this, and I admire how WotC has used this chance to express the grindy, graveyard-driven nature …

Top 5 Innistrad Crimson Vow Cards for Modern

Top 5 Innistrad: Crimson Vow Cards for Modern

Michael Rapp Modern

Innistrad: Crimson Vow’s tabletop release is right around the corner. As always, I’ve combed through the set in search of the five cards that have the best chance of making an impact in Modern. Standard set power levels have been on the downturn for the last few sets, which means we’re unlikely to see any pushed cards make their way …

New Standard Decks

Week One Crimson Vow Standard Decks

Mason Clark Standard

Innistrad: Crimson Vow is out now on MTG Arena. So before you hop into the Standard queues, let me give you three decks that are going to mess up some Alrund’s Epiphany players. Since Epiphany decks did get a few new toys — including better mana — the least we can do is come packing some heat from day one. …

Wizards Clarifies Rules Text of Two Crimson Vow Cards

Wizards Clarifies Rules Text of Two Crimson Vow Cards

Tom Anderson Community

Shortly after eagle-eyed players spotted some discrepancies in the Crimson Vow Commander card spoilers, WotC has clarified the correct rules, including some rare day-zero card errata.  The new partner commander option Kamber, the Plunderer was previewed with two conflicting versions of its triggered ability. We now know that the “whenever a creature an opponent controls dies” version, shown on the …