Faithless Brewing MTG: Modern and Pioneer for the Spike Rogue

20 Cards We Don’t Want to See in Modern Horizons 2

May 21, 2021

Strixhaven, Episode 15: This Week in Brewing

Episode overview

Roundup: The end of the MPL, the future of Magic content, and what it all means for Modern and the average brewer.

Brew Review: Silvergaak by Brian M. What if Hogaak and KCI had a baby? This is a wild combo list that has our heads spinning and our gears turning.

Mailbag: A closer look at Fires of Invention, and a list of 20 proposed reprints for Modern Horizons 2. Would these cards be healthy for Modern or would they break the format?



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STX #15 At a Glance

[2:11] The end of the MPL
[8:21] Would you still attend a Grand Prix?
[17:35] The future of Magic content
[20:22] Modern: the format Pros forgot
[22:14] Brew Review: Silvergaak by Brian M
[36:30] Why doesn’t Fires of Invention see more play?
[42:56] Quick hits: Would these cards break Modern?
[43:21] Punishing Fire
[44:05] Palace Jailer
[45:00] Recruiter of the Guard
[45:35] Council’s Judgment
[46:29] Archon of Valor’s Reach
[47:40] Force of Will
[47:51] Misdirection
[48:59] Careful Study
[50:10] Tendrils of Agony
[50:50] Toxic Deluge
[52:58] Hymn to Tourach
[54:10] Sneak Attack
[55:01] Sulfuric Vortex
[55:37] Chaos Warp
[56:19] Price of Progress
[57:27] Leovold, Emissary of Trest
[57:57] Fire // Ice
[58:55] Baleful Strix
[1:00:03] Rishadan Port
[1:00:46] Crystal Vein

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