Weekly Winners 2020 - 33 - 2XM Cheap Pickups Edition
This week is apparently a reserved list edition. We are seeing some crazy spikes in reserved list cards. So while the consensus on why these cards spike is generally known, this may be a pretty boring Weekly Winners. But fortunately we have prepared a "Cheap Pickups: Double Masters edition" for you.
Like every week, just in time for (digital) FNM, I'll now tell you about the cards that will be the talk of the (digital) town tonight!
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Gaea's Cradle $919.99 (+67.11%)
Maybe not the biggest spike this week percentage wise, but it is in absolute dollar value and social-media drama.
It sees play in Legacy and Vintage: decks that aim for a creature-based strategy can insanely profit from the mana generation the Cradle provides. Getting 2 or 3 mana from this land on turn 2 is really easy, making it a very viable and hard to interact with, mana ramp. But it is also a very popular EDH staple. Since EDH decks often revolve around having creature on board and getting quickly to large payoffs,
But now to the real reason: not only does
Ancestral Knowledge $24.49 (+387.38%)
Don't hoard the copies of this card just yet.
Field of Dreams $169.96 (+103.98%)
Another reserved list card... Shocking... I actually wanted to discuss this card because I didn't want to spend $30 on it in 2016 to build a Legacy Lantern deck. That was a wrong decision apparently. The card is, as stated earlier, on the reserved list and all it does is make each player play with the top of their library revealed. But it being from
This isn't even the card's highest price. In May 2018 it briefly spiked to over $300!
Cheap Pickups: Double Masters Edition
Please note: for our 'record low' we consider the price of the card over the past 7 years. Many cards have been even cheaper (a) decade(s) ago. Also note: some cards are still going down, and might be even cheaper pickups next week.
Goblin Guide $6.00
The hasty goblin has been a staple in Legacy and Modern decks since it came out first in
Ensnaring Bridge $19.45
Two cards that were both printed in
Noble Hierarch $18.22
Blood Moon $9.02
This cards is controversial both in its price as it is in what it does. People have often debated whether
Dark Depths $15.60
Sees play in Legacy and Vintage to cheat out a 20/20 indestructible flying Marit Lage into play. It does this by combining
|Noble Hierarch||CardKingdom $19.99||TCGPlayer $18.22|
|Dark Depths||CardKingdom $22.99||TCGPlayer $15.60|
|Rolling Earthquake||CardKingdom $2.99||TCGPlayer $1.99|
|Ensnaring Bridge||CardKingdom $22.99||TCGPlayer $19.45|
|Spellskite||CardKingdom $4.49||TCGPlayer $3.02|
|Goblin Guide||CardKingdom $7.99||TCGPlayer $6.00|
|Blood Moon||CardKingdom $11.99||TCGPlayer $9.02|
|Imperial Recruiter||CardKingdom $29.99||TCGPlayer $25.13|