Weekly Winners 2023 - 45
It's been a somewhat slow week when it comes to finance, unless you're a Dinosaur!
Like every week, just in time for FNM, I'll tell you about the Magic: the Gathering cards that'll be the talk of the town tonight! Come discuss this week's price movements with us on Discord.
- Steve delves into the Commander format's recent additions, offering insights on which
Universes Beyond: Doctor Whocards provide unexpected strategic depth and financial value, suggesting a potential shift in staple selections for mono-colored decks. Dive into More Doctor Who Picks to discover which cards might warp the format's future.
- Corey reflects on the evolution of Modern's meta and imagines a diverse landscape enriched by ten specific cards not currently legal, which could introduce new strategic depth without overpowering existing top decks. Explore his carefully considered wishlist in 10 Cards I Wish Were Modern Legal.
- Harvey discusses the significant changes in Magic's product lineup, focusing on the new Play Boosters starting with the release of Murders at Karlov Manor, and predicting the impact on both the Limited format and secondary market economics. Uncover the implications of this product shift in The Big Things - Pay to Play.
Onto the Weekly Winners!
Trapjaw Tyrant $25.96 (+100%)
This week we saw several Dinosaur creatures go up in price. The
In the case of
It currently sees play in Commander decks arounds
|Dinosaurs on a Spaceship
Court of Ambition $4.56 (+36%)
Every time I see a card that mentions the Monarch, I have to take a step back and check what that does again. It was first introduced in
So now that we have that little bit out of the way, lets talk about the
I'm not sure how powerful the Monarch ability is in multiplayer Commander games, but when playing 1vs1, it's far easier to protect your Monarchy than if you have to stand off against three opponents. However, even when you're not the Monarch, you can seriously inflict some loss of life or card disadvantage to your opponents.
The card does seem like a decent upgrade to the Masters of Evil Commander deck, which is led by
|Court of Ambition
|Court of Ambition (Extended Art)
|Davros, Dalek Creator
Cursed Totem $7.20 (+26%)
For this spike we have to mention that we're only talking about the
Another reason that may have sparked interest in people getting their copies is that Wizards announced that they would no longer use words like "Totem", meaning that
|Oath of Druids
Please note: for our 'record low' we consider the price of the card over the past seven years. Many cards were even cheaper (a) decade(s) ago. Also note: some cards are still going down, and might be even cheaper pickups next week.
Combat Celebrant $4.50 - Moving up!
Pearl Medallion $7.62 - Moving down
Archfiend of Despair $10.81 - Slowly moving down
|Archfiend of Despair
That's it for this week. Make sure to check back next week for more Weekly Winners!