Saturday, September 25, 2010

Scars of Mirrodin Draft Tips

Here's a list of some cards that I see as very usable in the 30 card draft format.


2 swamp removal. Much better than Wild Growth in combat. You could even splash black for this.

Early aggressor which becomes a 3/3 with Infect if it's blocked. Attack with it every turn. Use a set of them to build up your poison counters on the other player.




Free to play. The defense is nice but it's really the early game vigilance that can shine in the draft format.

A Contagion Engine-lite (no poison). With the Ichorclaw Myr it can stack poison counters early. Without the Ichorclaw Myr, it stands on its own to either proliferate any effects going on, or with its -1/-1 counter, remove creatures or make it easier for you to get board presence.

Please comment with what you feel are the solid draft picks out of this set.

43 comments:

  1. I wish I go into this when I was younger

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  2. It's never too late to learn. The tournament I played in last night had 30 and 40 year players. Some of them started in 1994 / 1993 and seemed mentally stable.

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  3. That reminds me, I have tons of magic cards I have to sell.

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  4. Have you ever played WoW trading cards?

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  5. No, I've never played another card game other than MtG. I don't even know how to play traditional card games.

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  6. OMG!! How did I miss your Blog!! So going to be following and supporting the blog of a fellow magic player.

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  7. oh man I used to have tons of these cards when I was a kid

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  8. never got into that geeky shit :D sorry

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  9. Cheers hopefully I won't suck... as much after using some of these tips thanks =)

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  10. Haven't played Magic The Gathering...in literally years. Things have changed a little.

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  11. I've always loved the artwork in these cards.

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  12. i miss magic havent playted it for 3 yrs -.-; but have a bijillion zillion cards , i like mil decks the best my favorite

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  13. Wow, I had forgotten all about Magic! I'll have to see if I can dig out my deck..

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  14. I gave all my cards to a friend... 4 years ago

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  15. Haven't played magic in forever, these all look like decent picks though =o

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  16. awesome! but i dont have cards anymore =(

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  17. looking forward to the next update...

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  18. i don't know much about these games but i like the illustrations..

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  19. god i havent played magic in forever...

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  20. I'm liking that grasp of darkness. I can see that being extremely useful

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  21. charzard would kill all these pjs

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  22. I'm trying to learn Magic so I can start playing with my friends, your blog is so helpful!

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  23. Agreed, I'd definitely grab all of these for a draft. I just wish my friends would do another draft with me, I love the decks that are generated.

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  24. Everyone knows it's all about the Blue Eyes White Dragon :D :D

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  25. I really missed out on this...
    I really should give this game a chance (I was more of a Pokemon/Yugioh! type person) cause their are lots of people who play it at my college.
    Keep this blog going so I can learn more about this card game!

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  26. new concept I haven't seen here.
    Haven't played the game either D:

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