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Points Announcement: Throne of Eldraine

With a plethora of printings from back-to-back sets, the overall power level of Highlander has significantly increased since last update. However, the increase is more pronounced in certain archetypes. This Points Announcement increases the investment required to recur Strip Mine, which has recently led to more repetitive game states with a low level of interactivity. This Announcement simultaneously increases the flexibility (and to some degree power level) of Combo archetypes. Here are the changes:   Strip Mine +1 (now 2 Points) True-Name Nemesis +1 (now 2 Points)  Memory Jar -1 (now 0 Points) Yawgmoth’s Will -2 (now 1 Point) Tendrils of Agony +1 (now 1… Read More »Points Announcement: Throne of Eldraine

Points Announcement: Ravnica Allegiance

In 2018 we saw a number of cards reduce in points in order to assist Combo and Aggro, both of which have seen a healthy uptick in play. This trend continues in the first update for 2019, as well as assistance for ‘fair’ decks competing in a world of Greed Creep. Here are the changes: Back to Basics -1 (now 0 Points)Tinker -1 (now 2 Points)Strip Mine -1 (now 1 Point)Life from the Loam +1 (now 1 Point) Here are the full details, followed by our current watch list:—BACK TO BASICS-1 (to 0 Points)In the past, the format was largely… Read More »Points Announcement: Ravnica Allegiance