Pauper Set Review - Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate
05/30/22 0 comments
In today's article, I present my review of Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate for Pauper!Edit Article
won't be available on Magic Onlineand will be added to it through future Treasure Chests, meaning we won't directly see its impact on Leagues and Challenges anytime soon, and we'll need to follow up on some tabletop events post-launch to assess the changes to the format.
Taking the Initiative
canbe both the Monarch and have the Initiative in a game, and triggers occur at different times, one at your upkeep and one at your End Step, and a mixture of both over a few turns will make that any opponent is too far behind to be able to recover. So, among the enablers, which ones should see play in Pauper? Aarakocra Sneak seems to be the most relevant option among them because it might create a split slot between it and Thorn of the Black Rose / Crimson Fleet Commodore in Faeries, and its body 1 /4 with Flying definitely does an impressive job of holding and retaining the Initiative against various creatures with evasion in Pauper, such as the faeries themselves, Kor Skyfisher and Glint Hawk. Avenging Hunter might have a guaranteed slot in Cascade decks, as it can enter the battlefield through Boarding Party and Annoyed Altisaur, while its body with Trample establishes a gigantic clock which trades with Myr Enforcer and forces bad blocks. It will most likely replace Owlbear and perhaps render the Temur version entirely obsolete.
both creatures and artifacts, so it interacts with Ichor Wellspring and Experimental Synthesizer, in addition to artifact lands. Also, Mold Folk may have some space as a one-of in Affinity for Late-Game alongside Makeshift Munitions, as it can grow quickly and Lifelink is extremely relevant in a mirror match or against lower clocks, for example.