MTG’s Best White Mana Ramp Cards for Commander

Archaeomancer's Map MTG card

Green gets all the best mana ramp cards in Magic: The Gathering (MTG), making it the color best suited for helping you power out powerful creatures and big, splashy spells. Red and black get access to a lot of mana acceleration (one-time ramp), and blue’s ability to lean on artifacts for support, along with occasional …

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The Best Token Commanders in MTG

Rhys the Redeemed MTG card

Have you ever wanted to create a horde of creatures, watch the dread in your opponents’ eyes as they realize nobody at the table is holding a board wipe, then swing with dozens of attackers to take them all out simultaneously in a game of Magic: the Gathering (MTG)? If so, token decks may be …

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How Does Mage Slayer Work in MTG?

MTG Mage Slayer card

Released in Alara Reborn, a set famous for being exclusively made up of gold cards in 2009, Mage Slayer was part of a cycle of uncommon Equipment cards. These 5 (which also included Behemoth Sledge, Demonspine Whip, Mask of Riddles, and Shield of the Righteous), along with Unscythe, Killer of Kings, were the first colored …

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MTG’s Best Equipment for Commander

MTG Umezawa's Jitte card

One of the best parts of Dungeons & Dragons is identifying and divvying up loot. Whether your DM is sneaking in some homebrew items or you’re just getting cool swag from the Dungeon Master’s Guide, equipping your character with new gear always feels good. That’s why it constantly surprises me that it took Wizards of …

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The Best Reanimator Commanders in MTG

MTG Karador, Ghost Chieftain card

The mana system of MTG is one of the most important mechanics in the entire game. Each color traditionally gets access to specific types of cards and strategies, and powerful cards typically cost more mana than weaker cards. Since you can only play 1 land a turn, you’re gradually able to escalate the power level …

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MTG’s Best Mana Rocks for Commander

MTG Sol Ring

I’m often asked what makes a good Commander deck, and the answer I give sometimes surprises them, as they’ll expect me to say something along the lines of “power”, “speed”, or “win percentage”. While these are all useful statistics, my answer paraphrases a line from the book Rocket Boys (a fantastic read by the way!), …

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MTG’s Best Green Mana Ramp Cards for Commander

Exploration card mtg

Commander (EDH) is a format full of crazy strategies and cool spells that lead to epic experiences, so it’s easy to see why the spotlight focuses on these aspects of the format. While it’s easy to forget the lands that help us, as players, generate the mana to create these experiences, their support isn’t something …

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