Weekly Winners (18-2016)
The new standard meta is settling in, and the cards from Shadows over Innistrad are now also settling in to their more realistic, post-prerelease prices. But some pieces are on the rise. So, once again, just in time for FNM, I present you the cards that will be the talk of the town tonight.
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Nahiri, the Harbinger +78.7% ($21.94)
Planeswalkers always get a lot of attention, and -most of the time- a lot of hype the moment they were spoiled. They usually end up in any Standard deck that runs the colors of the card, simply because the average power of a planeswalker is higher than the average mythic rare. And the price of planeswalkers are always higher, because they are sought after because of their flavor.
Sometimes planeswalkers see play across formats.
Brain in a Jar +181.1% ($2.67)
Not every Magic deck needs to be super expensive. Creating budget decks is something that SaffronOlive of MTGGolfish is known for, and though his post I became aware of this new, fun budget deck that has
I am not sure if SaffronOlive was the first to come up with this deck since other writers have focussed on the card as well. Melissa DeTora wrote a great piece about
Part the Waterveil +134.2% ($5.27)
Always look out for cards that grant extra turns. People always want to try and put it into a combo, or try to maximize their effect by building a deck around it. The problem with these types of cards is however, that getting an extra turn is so mana intensive, you are better of not casting it and just putting new threats on the board. When extra turn effects are not mana intensive, they tend to have serious drawbacks like with
Also note that