We know History of Benalia is a good card, but what about other Sagas? Some of them are very strong in limited, at the very least, so why not try them in constructed.
You should never equate limited and constructed. They are very different formats, but if a card is very strong in limited, it probably has at leat potential in constructed. Pack Rat. Need I say more?
Yargle, Glutton of Urborg is an interesting case. MaRo has communicated to us that it’s more or less a joke. Something they put in Dominaria just to have vanilla legend in there.
However, it is quite unique. How many legendary creatures with such a high power with that mana do you have? Actually, only one bests our little frog spirit: Lord of Tresserhorn
A 4/4 Vigilance for four mana is at least playable… sort of. And there’s quite a few knights available. I thought they were supposed to be rarer than soldiers?
Aryel, Knight of Windgrace
Legendary Creature – Human Knight
2W, T: Create a 2/2 white Knight creature token with vigilance.
B, T, Tap X untapped Knights you control: Destroy target creature with power X or less.
There’s an excellent monogreen Nissa available as well, but why not use blue? Actually, I’d rather use a monocolored deck in this particular environment, but I do have a fondness for Simic. Maybe we’ll get back to the other options later on. There’s Rashmi, Eternities Crafter as well.
As you have probably heard, since you’re here, WotC announced a new format today. It’s known as Brawl. If you didn’t hear about, you can find it here. Basically 60 card Commander with Standard legal cards, 30 starting life and some rules they apparently haven’t really thought through on when the commander goes to the Command Zone.
My favorite tribe: Wizards. Not very supported one in general, but here’s one:
Naban, Dean of Iteration
Legendary Creature — Human Wizard
If a Wizard entering the battlefield under your control causes a triggered ability of a permanent you control to trigger, that ability triggers an additional time.
What did we have before Rivals?
Yes, there are other good ones as well, like we saw during the Pro Tour in a monowhite aggressive deck, but we are going for a more midrangish version here, albeit with some synergies.
This is probably way too slow against various energy decks, but this is probably the kind of deck I would enjoy playing.
We didn’t get many Explorers in the new set, but some… Well. Okay. We got Jadelight Ranger.
Ghalta, Primal Hunger was spoiled early (or was it leaked, not sure, it was shown to be a promo card of some sort anyhow). It has kind of a unique bonus, if you ramp through creatures, so let’s see what we can come up.
Big Red has always been one of my favorite archetypes. Ben Stark already showed us that it’s possible, but now we have new tools. The two that feels the best are Etali, Primal Storm and Dire Fleet Daredevil. There’s also, possibly, Rekindling Phoenix, if the metagame is right.