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This article will cover our top five favorite Red effects and some suggested cards to use to get such effects! When most people think of Red, they think Lightning Bolt. Well, Red certainly does more than cast Lightning Bolt. It is the color of emotion, whether it be passion, anger or love. Speaking of love, there’s one thing we love about Red and that’s something called: 1. Burn Baby Burn Nothing feels as good as dealing tons of damage directly. Burn can take care of most creatures, planeswalkers or just straight to opponents’ faces! When you're the one with the...

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Today we are diving deep into gruesome territory, where terror and greed reign supreme and death is ever present. You guessed it - we’re looking at the top five black effects for EDH. By the way, these are simply our suggested effects to run - you can decide for yourself if these effects fit your particular deck and playstyle! 1. Sacrifice Black magic is all about making sacrifices to gain even more power, so you will see this theme reappearing in the other four themes and it is certainly one you will see in any given black EDH deck. If...

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Blue is the color of intelligence, control and perfection. In gameplay, blue decks often want to mindfully consider all options and act only when necessary. This article will examine our top 5 favorite effects to run in blue EDH decks. Counterspells Well-timed countermagic will dismiss an opposing threat and/or protect your own to win the game. However, you may have to be careful in choosing when and what to counter since resources are often limited in multiplayer situations. Counterspell is the OG classic piece of countermagic. It will often trade up in mana. Getting a big spell from your opponent feels...

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White is the color of harmony, but also depicts the art of war with their military. Unified war! Loyalty, lawfulness and honor are all virtues white planewalkers strive for. This article will explore the top five white effects that you should know when building an EDH deck and make a few suggestions as to which cards you can play to obtain those effects. 1. Wraths Named after the original Wrath of God, these effects (also called board wipes) usually destroy all creatures on the battlefield and sometimes even other permanents! While other colors do have massive board wipes, none do...

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In deckbuilding, there are three main questions to ask oneself: What is the deck trying to do? Which role does it play in a game? How do I win? There are a few main archetypes of EDH decks. This article aims to give you an overview of these archetypes and recommends a few commanders for them. Aggro Aggro decks pressure the life total of opponents very quickly. If your opponents don’t have any defense on the battlefield, it’s game over. There are two major aggro strategies: Voltron: You choose one threat and do everything you can to protect it, buff...

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