Points Changes Effective as of the announcement (05/02/2023) (Please confirm with your tournament organisers that they are using the updated points) EXPLANATION: Highlander this quarter has experienced a significant uptick in fast-mana-fuelled aggressive decks, particularly centred around the new initiative creatures. As well as being very powerful (and making up almost half of the top 16 meta at Nationals), this… Read More »Points Announcement: Phyrexia All Will Be One
Highlander overall has remained in a pretty healthy state, with a wide variety of successful archetypes. While we are seeing some regional dominance with specific decks, for the most part we’re happy with where the format is, and with the impact of the last batch of changes.
With that in mind, we’re making the following two changes.
Since the last points announcement we’ve had the largest paper highlander event ever, with 2022 Highlander Masters, and a return to consistent paper play amongst most of the highlander scene, resulting in a significant uptick in event results and data. Overall we still believe 7 point Highlander is in an excellent spot, with a broad variety of archetypes and play styles seeing some success. However with some new members on the committee, we’ve taken a look at some of the historical points, with an eye to free up some cards that aren’t seeing play, and revitalise some struggling archetypes.