Pioneer: Modern cards that could fit in the format
08/03/22 0 comments
There's been a significant power level boost in Magic in recent years, and many Pioneer staples make it to Modern as well - but which Modern cards would be on the same level as Pioneer these days?Edit Article
Pioneer Masters. But... There's an extra: in addition to the obvious Pioneer reprints, some Modern-legal cards will be added to the product and automatically entered into the format legality. Let's be honest, that possibility exists, especially now that every Booster product comes with several variants and everything needs to always be
new and excitingso that the consumer is interested in purchasing the cards and opening packs - and the company's handling of formats can always undergo severe changes, as exemplified by Modern Horizons or the legality of some Unfinity cards in eternal formats. So, in this hypothetical situation, which cards would you like to come from Modern to Pioneer? In this article, I separated twelve cards and two cycles that, I believe, would be interesting or beneficial to appear in the format - whether in a Standard set, or through a premium product - and considered how impactful and/or encouraging they would be on establishing new archetypes or would help fringe strategies to arise in the Metagame.
Birds of Paradise
Allied Fast Lands
New Phyrexia, which used to be Mirrodin and, probably, the locations referred to in the lands must still exist - albeit in an entirely different landscape than we knew.
Allied Pain Lands