A fundamental part of understanding both the vast format of edh and how to properly attack it is coming to terms with the concept of deck power level. If you have any ideas ya would like to recommend, feel free to do so.
The decreased deck size (from 100 to 80) is intended to increase the consistency of decks/color combinations with less access to tutors.
How to build a competitive commander deck. In today’s edition of legion’s landing, kristen covers how building a lower powered casual commander deck can often be more challenging than putting together an optimal build. My lgs has a lot of combo players so by turn 4 i find the biggest threat and try put them at low life. I thought that it would be cool or fun to build a really powerful deck that functioned on abrasive engines of destruction.
Commander is an informal format, but there are still some very frowned upon cards that you might want to avoid. A fast grixis storm deck looking to win the game off ad nauseam, peer into the abyss or early wheels and assembling underworld breach lines or thassa's oracle and demonic consultation. In this case the deck would consist of 98 cards, plus the two commanders, such as thrassios and vial smasher who have a color identity of black, blue, green, red.
The singleton aspect of commander allows you to build using different cards with similar effects instead of acquiring four copies of one. It’s good fun because anything is possible, and you’ll end up doing things that are completely impossible in any other format. Do you like control, combo or do you wanna to set the pace with a fast paced creature push, which can cause your opponent to quit readjust things and put your deck in the middle.
It needs to fit or enhance your chosen playstyle for the deck. You can design your deck to focus specifically on enhancing your commander or you can just make your commander part of a larger strategy. Here is the official banned list for multiplayer commander.
Commander is the mtg format that allows the most creativity, and it’s the bastion of deck brewers, casuals and competitive players alike. This post is part one! As with my previous article this is a generic list of thing a that should be observed while building and some observations about commander game play.
Choosing a commander (if you haven’t already) : Cool, deck to get, gimmick decks, plans to build, must build, sample, edh, do i wanna build this?, ideas for commander , commander decks, see all 50 votes ignored suggestions A commander deck in magic consists of 100 cards, you start by picking a legendary creature as your commander then select 99 other cards to complete the deck.
I'd like to here your ideas. Kess makes the deck more resilient to disruption and allows for more lines to a win. Building a casual commander deck can be a challenge.
You can find it at the beginning of this article. This article is part of a series on deck building in commander! Obviously, the most important decision about your new deck is who the commander will be.
Understan the meta game and you get a strategic step ahead. Look under social here is the thread with the french and mtgs banned list for 1 vs 1 remember, there is no single best way to build any particular edh deck. The ideal goal of the deck is to consistently play xenagos on turn 3 and on turn 4 drop a fatty so that you can kill someone on turn 5.
My first attempt at a competitive deck. March 24, 2021 at 10:21 am this might be bit late, but we have a separate article for commander deck building tips as well. It should also be worth stating that the list is not prioritized in any order of importance but are simply listed in a chronological order of how a normal deck build will progress.
This also has the added effect of being able to see an individual card much more often, which helps build and tune coherent strategies. Gonna start testing it and adjusting. Therefore, i have taken the time to build, modify, create, and joyfully tear apart various competitive commander decks.
Anyway, any tipps are welcome. Friends of mine think it is hard to build a good commander deck around red only, but i wanted to challenge this idea. Wanting to make kaalia as competitive as possible.
The commander (s) count against this limit. You must select cards that match the color identity of the chosen commander, meaning that. Xenagos deck tuned for my local lgs (which is a blue heavy meta).
The competitive commander community builds decks that win as efficiently as possible (which an unknowing spectator would unrealistic for a format of 99 different cards). If you want to build a really fun commander deck, that your whole playgroup will enjoy, you should start with a fun and original general / commander. Before you build your deck, you should learn.
I have a few ideas in mind for swap. Updated feb 15, 2021 by frozentime525 using our mtg deck builder. When i first started playing, my context was competitive tournament play.