Announcement: Companions and the Vintage Ban List

Today Wizards announced that Lurrus of the Dream-Den is banned in Vintage, which marks the first time an individual card has been added to the Vintage ban list in decades. For most of Highlander’s existence we have followed the Vintage banned list. Deviating from this tradition is a huge decision that we didn’t take lightly. However, we believe that Highlander’s unique points list nature will allow us to manage the power level of Companions without bans.  One of the great things about Highlander is that other than a handful of cards that cause tournament issues, or are not designed for… Read More »Announcement: Companions and the Vintage Ban List

Points Announcement: Ikoria

Last announcement saw a major change to dominant Tempo and Combo decks in the metagame, and we have since seen a healthy balance return. Whilst there is no pressing need for Points changes in the extant metagame, the present announcement needs to address the future. The Committee rarely deem ‘preemptive pointing’ necessary, however the below is unlikely to come as a surprise. Here is the change: Lutri, the Spellchaser +1 (now 1 Point) The full detail on this change is noted here, followed by our current watch list: — LUTRI, THE SPELLCHASER +1 (to 1 Point) Whilst many Companions can… Read More »Points Announcement: Ikoria