Points Changes Effective as of the announcement (16/04/2023) (Please confirm with your tournament organisers that they are using the updated points) EXPLANATION: Highlander overall has seemed to find a more steady state after the major update earlier this year. Fast mana and initiative continues to be a powerful thing to be doing, but it’s also not clearly overperforming anymore. The… Read More »Points Announcement: March of the Machine
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.
The format is reasonably stable at the moment, and there have been few big events with intermingled communities, so we’re only making a small set of changes for this release. In addition to this, the last points update was one of the larger ones we’ve done for some time. On top of these factors, if we’re bringing on a new committee member in the near future, it felt like we should involve them in any big pointing decisions.
-3 Protean Hulk from 4 to 1-1 Flash from 4 to 3-1 Crucible of Worlds from 2 to 1-1 Worldgorger Dragon from 3 to 2-1 Price of Progress from 1 to 0+1 Stoneforge Mystic from 0 to 1+1 Sylvan Tutor from 0 to 1+1 Worldly Tutor from 0 to 1+1 Muddle the Mixture from 0 to 1+1 Hermit Druid from… Read More »Points Update: February 2012