cEDH Set Review - Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate
06/02/22 1 comments
An analysis on how the new Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate might affect cEDH.Edit Article
MyriadMyriad is an ability that only makes sense in multiplayer games with more than two players. It consists of creating copies of the creature that has the ability, tapping and attacking other opponents. This type of mechanic has never seen much play in cEDH, precisely because it depends on attacks and is more focused on a combat damage strategy — not common in the format.
Take the Initiative
Take the Initiative, is a new ability in this set, similar to Monarch, but focused on Dungeons, more specifically the new Dungeon Undercity. So far, it's the only way to enter this new Dungeon. The Dungeon itself is nothing special, any form of looping might work, but it doesn't seem worth it.
Choose a BackgroundThis is the new Partners mechanic. It allows you to cast enchantments in the command zone with a commander who has
Choose a Background. In this set, only monocolored backgrounds and commanders were released, allowing you to build decks of up to two colors with this mechanic. Probably this mechanic will not be used for the Command zone. The versatility it provides isn't good enough to surpass that of commanders with
Friends Forever. Overall, both of these mechanics will likely not be seen in more optimized games. Maybe one card or another, in more fringe strategies.
Archivist of Oghma
Abdel Adrian, Gorion's Ward
Sword Coast Sailor
Ancient Copper Dragon
Wild Magic Surge
Split the Spoils
Jan Jansen, Chaos Crafter
Alaundo the Seer
Colorless and Artifacts
Rug of Smothering