Weekly Winners 2020 - 39
We see some interesting spikes because of
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Scute Swarm $6.48 (+369.57%)
I usually enjoy it when a card from a new set spikes. It means that the card was underestimated during spoiler season and seems more playable and viable than initially thought.
It doesn't take a mathematician to see that this can get exponentially out of hand. Every time you put a land onto the battlefield, if you have 6 or more lands, you'll double the amount of
It becomes even more funny in Mutate strategies. People have been mutating stuff onto
Creature (20) 1 Fae of Wishes $0.35 1 Dryad of the Ilysian Grove $9.27 1 Kenrith, the Returned King $1.07 2 Radha, Heart of Keld $0.75 3 Bonecrusher Giant $0.66 4 Lotus Cobra $2.20 4 Omnath, Locus of Creation $11.49 4 Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath $9.99 Instant (2) 2 Spikefield Hazard $0.68 Sorcery (10) 2 Cultivate $0.56 4 Escape to the Wilds $0.50 4 Genesis Ultimatum $1.02 Land (28) 1 Needleverge Pathway $3.52 1 Plains $0.10 1 Evolving Wilds $0.15 1 Mountain $0.10 2 Forest $0.10 3 Cragcrown Pathway $4.00 3 Ketria Triome $11.00 4 Branchloft Pathway $3.00 4 Island $0.10 4 Fabled Passage $5.28 4 Raugrin Triome $13.50 Sideboard (15) 1 Kenrith, the Returned King $1.07 1 Volcanic Geyser $0.20 3 Negate $0.20 3 Mystical Dispute $0.49 1 Thundering Rebuke $0.18 2 Elspeth Conquers Death $0.99 3 Felidar Retreat $0.65 1 Ugin, the Spirit Dragon $26.00
|Auspicious Starrix||CardKingdom $0.25||TCGPlayer $0.25|
|Scute Swarm||CardKingdom $6.99||TCGPlayer $6.48|
|Lotus Cobra||CardKingdom $7.99||TCGPlayer $8.30|
|Omnath, Locus of Creation||CardKingdom $29.99||TCGPlayer $31.64|
|Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath||CardKingdom $49.99||TCGPlayer $44.99|
Flagstones of Trokair $14.99 (+163%)
But there's more! It sees play in Modern Titan Field decks. Together with
Archfiend of Despair $20.82 (+31%)
Maybe not one of the biggest risers, but I think a combo interesting enough to point out. Together with
When you cast
Because of this little interaction, which we'll only see in EDH, both cards went up this week.
|Scourge of the Skyclaves||CardKingdom $10.99||TCGPlayer $13.53|
|Archfiend of Despair||CardKingdom $16.99||TCGPlayer $20.82|
Reserved list cards update
In the three winners discussed I have left all reserved list cards out on purpose, because it seems like most of these movements are only because the cards are on the reserved list rather than organic demand. So here are the top three reserved list spikes. It seems like people have now aimed their crosshairs at the cheaper reserved list cards in the hope the prices will go up. So we see some cards going up over 200%, which nets to about a $3 difference.
Crovax the Cursed $4.57 (+241%)
Rashida Scalebane $4.72 (+205%)
Diamond Valley $847.49 (+183%)
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.
Lightning Greaves $3.62 - Record low bottomed out
Academy Ruins $8.00 - Record low and trending down slowly
The Locust God $3.99 - Record low and trending down slowly
|The Locust God||CardKingdom $3.99||TCGPlayer $3.99|
|Academy Ruins||CardKingdom $7.49||TCGPlayer $8.00|