Weekly Winners 2023 - 06
This week we had two awesome articles come out! Harvey wrote about Foil Multipliers over time in his latest instalment of The Big Things, and Corey gave his expectations for cards from
We're also looking for a few more writers to round out our written content. Currently we're most interested in getting a writer to specialize in Commander staples and their financial impact, but we're accepting all pitches. If you think you got what it takes and love Magic as much as we do, head on over to our Write for Us form and drop us a message with your pitch and a writing sample or links to prior work.
Onto the Weekly Winners!
Mercurial Spelldancer $7.17 (+157%)
First, this card is good in Commander spellslinger decks (a copied
But there is more going on here. Andrea Mengucci mentioned on Twitter that he thinks this card is the new
Creature (11) 1 Brazen Borrower $6.00 2 Murktide Regent $17.97 4 Mercurial Spelldancer $0.64 4 Dragon's Rage Channeler $1.59 Instant (18) 1 Unholy Heat $0.27 1 Minor Misstep $0.30 4 Lightning Bolt $0.49 4 Brainstorm $1.10 4 Daze $1.31 4 Force of Will $50.25 Sorcery (9) 1 Chain Lightning $0.30 4 Expressive Iteration $1.35 4 Ponder $2.59 Artifact (4) 4 Mishra's Bauble $1.04 Land (18) 1 Island $0.10 1 Mystic Sanctuary $1.26 1 Steam Vents $13.97 2 Misty Rainforest $19.00 2 Polluted Delta $37.99 2 Scalding Tarn $18.99 2 Flooded Strand $30.00 3 Wasteland $17.94 4 Volcanic Island $681.55 Sideboard (15) 1 Fury $43.00 1 Price of Progress $3.35 2 Surgical Extraction $3.13 2 Hydroblast $2.00 2 Force of Negation $44.89 4 Pyroblast $4.38 2 Meltdown $9.82 1 Grafdigger's Cage $1.98
Looking at Reddit, it seems like people will also try to play
|Mercurial Spelldancer (Extended Art)|
Contagion Engine $19.99 (+61%)
We can talk a lot about this card, but I think we all know why
In Commander it's already a popular card to include in
The card was also mentioned in a recent The Command Zone video where they discuss the power level and strategies around Infect and poison counters since the release of
|Scars of Mirrodin|
|Secret Lair Series|
Solemnity $6.18 (+23%)
So far we've discussed a winner from
In the Weekly Winners from April 2020 this card also had a spike where it went from $1.60 to $5 because of the introduction of new ability counters in
|Decree of Silence|
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.
Starscream, Power Hungry $2.19 - Moving up!
Shivan Devastator $5.06 - Slowly moving down
Natural Order $11.75 - Slowly moving down
|Starscream, Power Hungry|
That's it for this week. Make sure to check back next week for more Weekly Winners!