Deck Archetypes

The Value Midrange Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Value Midrange deck archetype for 7 Point Highlander! On this page you will find all the content related to this play style. A Summary of the Value Midrange Archetype Value Midrange decks attempt to gain advantage over other fair decks by getting a better rate on their exchanges. In essence, one of your spells or creatures can trade with something else on the opponent’s battlefield whilst also generating an additional card, creature, or other effect in the process. Since you seek to bury your opponent in this card advantage, Value Midrange decks often play the historically ‘best’… Read More »The Value Midrange Archetype in Highlander

The Storm Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Storm archetype for 7 Point Highlander! On this page you will find all the content related to this play style. A Summary of the Storm Archetype If a spell with the keyword ‘Storm’ is legal in a format, it will probably boast a Storm-based Combo deck and Highlander is no exception. Storm is among one of the most powerful and degenerate keyword mechanics, and when combined with mana-generating ‘ritual’ spells and cheap card draw, a Storm deck will be able to generate the required ‘storm count’ to deal lethal damage with a Tendrils of Agony, or create… Read More »The Storm Archetype in Highlander

The Blue Moon Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Blue Moon deck archetype for 7 Point Highlander! On this page you will find all the content related to this play style. A Summary of the Blue Moon Archetype Blue-based Control decks in the Blue Moon archetype can vary in their exact configuration, but they all hinge around one primary game plan; put a stranglehold on your opponent’s game actions by locking them out of ever casting spells in the first place. The three key cards in all variants of this deck archetype are Back to Basics, Blood Moon, and Magus of the Moon, all of which… Read More »The Blue Moon Archetype in Highlander

The Equipment-based Midrange Archetype in Highlander

Welcome to the Equipment-based Midrange hub! Here you can find all the Highlander content related to this play style. A Summary of the Equipment-based Midrange Archetype Midrange decks come in all shapes and sizes, but the key to this playstyle is access to your Equipment suite. You will find that regardless of the flexible card choices, your core will always revolve around ‘buffing’ up a Mana-producing creature with anything from a Batterskull through to an Umezawa’s Jitte or Sword of Fire and Ice. This lets your 1-mana Elvish Mystic (and co.) vault you ahead in mana in the early turns,… Read More »The Equipment-based Midrange Archetype in Highlander