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Jeskai Dragons Deck Tech and Play by Paul Mitchell and Tom Clift

Paul Mitchell and Tom Clift Bring us their choice for BFZ Standard – Jeskai Dragons

Spells: (16)
Ojutai’s Command
Draconic Roar
Valorous Stance
Jeskai Charm
Fiery Impulse
Dig Through Time

Creatures: (19)
Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy
Soulfire Grand Master
Dragonmaster Outcast
Mantis Rider
Dragonlord Ojutai
Thunderbreak Regent

Land: (25)
Cinder Glade
Haven of the Spirit Dragon
Mystic Monastary
Polluted Delta
Prairie Stream
Smouldering Marsh
Windswept Heath
Sideboard: (15)
Disdainful Stroke
Displacement Wave
Dragonlord’s Prerogative
Radient Flames
Fiery impulse

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BFZ Australian Midnight PreRelease Pools

Hi Everyone! (Hi Dr. Nick)

My sources (reddit) tells me that people are interested in what happens in the future. Well, here in Australia we can bring that to you!


The new deck boxes – They are amazing, they fit standard sized sleeves as well as your whole pool! They have the potential to be flimsy, as mine was breaking at the top hinge even as I slid my pool in.
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Battle For Zendikar Card Discussions: Part 1

Battle for Zedikar spoiler season has begun and all of us here at The Gray Merchants are loving it. A ton of exciting cards were shown at PAX and other places over recently so we thought we would share our opinions about them and what predictions we have for them in MtG’s future.

Lets start off with some short introductions:
Reuben: I’m a Timmy/Spike player and custom card creator who loves looking at the subtle ways the limited environments and individual cool cards are designed. Spoiler Season for me always has me looking at what themes and systems are underlying the set as well as how they integrate those with great vorthos flavor.
Molly: I’m a Spike through and through who enjoys aggressively costed, ridiculously powerful cards (who doesn’t!). For me it’s all about the win and whether a card will get me there. I do however really love the flavour that R&D imbues in sets and am super keen for Zendikar since I started playing right after we last visited.
Simon: I’m a Spike who loves limited, with Sealed being my favourite format. The commons and uncommons are the spoilers I look forward to most, and love to see what interactions will come up in draft.
Sean: I’ve been a Spike since I opened my first Guildpact booster many years ago, though that doesn’t mean my mastery of Magic cards is anything to write home about. I’m a great lover of Lightning Bolts, eternal formats and the Jeskai colour combination, and throughout Battle for Zendikar spoiler season I’ll be primarily looking at cards in the context of Modern and Legacy.

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Magic Origins Card Discussion #2

All of us here at The Gray Merchants are excited about Magic Origins and the spoilers that are being released. It looks like a great send off for the core sets with plenty of re-envisioned classics, but also new convention breakers. So as we usher in a new age, we thought we would take a look at 10 recently spoilered cards and share our excitement, getting different opinions on them from our writers. Read More →