Weekly Winners 2020 - 51
The spoilers for Kaldheim are upon us! And the markets are already responding. For the first time in many weeks, we have a #1 winner that spiked more than 1000%.
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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Dwarven Bloodboiler $8.98 (+1.732,65%)
Ah yes! It's not like we have a shortage of new products coming out, I mean: the sheer amount of sets, lairs and stuff that Wizards is producing is hard to keep track of. But still: I'm happy that it is spoiler season again. Over the past weeks, I had the luxury of writing about cards that would typically never end up in the Weekly Winners; because they did not spike a lot. But this week we can steam full ahead with a +1700% price spike as our #1. It feels like the old days.
|Dwarven Bloodboiler||CardKingdom $0.59||TCGPlayer $8.98|
Dwarven Recruiter $8.09 (+609.65%)
A quick search reveals that there are only 35 dwarf creatures out there (up until today) in the Red color identity for EDH. Of those 35; five are costed 4 mana or more; and 11 have a CMC of three. To build a viable tribal deck in EDH, choosing from just 35 creatures is a small pond to fish from; and you are not in the luxury of being able to select based on quality. Compare that to the 301 different Elf creatures or the 311 Goblin creatures printed. But, on the bright side, the 35 dwarves beat the 24 available Crab creatures, so building Crab tribal is still a bigger challenge.
We can of course expect that
Everyone who is familiar with playing (against) Goblins knows how good it can be to search your top 4 cards for any Goblins and put all you find in your hand. You know you are doomed when your opponent is already ahead and lands a
Back to our #2 winner. Be aware!
|Goblin Ringleader||CardKingdom $0.25||TCGPlayer $0.33|
|Goblin Ringleader||CardKingdom $0.49||TCGPlayer $1.25|
|Goblin Recruiter||CardKingdom $7.99||TCGPlayer $6.99|
|Dwarven Recruiter||CardKingdom $1.49||TCGPlayer $8.09|
Lovisa Coldeyes $2.25 (+90.68%)
We stay in the world of
But the main thing remains that
|Warren Instigator||CardKingdom $9.99||TCGPlayer $8.14|
|Bloodbraid Elf||CardKingdom $1.79||TCGPlayer $1.77|
|Vial Smasher the Fierce||CardKingdom $19.99||TCGPlayer $20.14|
|Lovisa Coldeyes||CardKingdom $1.99||TCGPlayer $2.25|
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.
Lithoform Engine $12.33 - Record low, trending down
Turntimber Symbiosis $7.14 - Record low, trending down
Dark Depths $18.11 - Record low, bottoming out
|Dark Depths||CardKingdom $15.99||TCGPlayer $18.11|
|Turntimber Symbiosis||CardKingdom $8.99||TCGPlayer $8.35|