Transformers! How to transform Kytheon/Gideon

Welcome back. I know, it's weird. It's the weekend, and we're updating! It's not what you're used up. But creatures transforming into planeswalkers is also weird, and we're just so excited about these new planeswalkers that we want to talk about them But enough about that, let's talk about Kytheon, Hero of Akros. Or, as we know him, Gideon. Kytheon has a delayed trigger. If you attack with Kytheon and at least two other creatures, at the end of combat, Kytheon will transform into Gideon,

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Raving Dead Triggers After Damage

There has always been some confusion among players with how triggered abilities work. Sometimes the ability is so clearly written it just makes sense. Sometimes however, cards like use language that creates a slight amount of ambiguity as to when an effect takes place. Today we will discuss specifically, and hopefully leave you with a better understanding of the card and how triggered abilities work. First thing we should always remember when handling triggered abilities is that the trigger

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Tournament Tuesday: Goblin Rabblemaster Confusion!

Today's post is going to be about everyone's favorite Goblin buddy-maker (Well, second favorite for Commander players! No hard feelings, Krenko): Goblin Rabblemaster. He slices, he dices, he makes disposable bodies to feed to and he looks great while doing it. But how can you stop your opponent from getting those tasty tasty Rabblemaster tokens when you've got removal in your hand? The answer is to make things clear! In Magic, we play with a lot of shortcuts. Effectively, they let us play the game

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Butcher of the Horde and Bloodsoaked Champion: Mardu Synergy

Today's tip unfortunately doesn't cover any of the new cards from Fate Reforged, but it's still quite useful! is a pretty neat card, and it lets you turn your creatures (such as the goblin tokens from ) into value. But Rabblemaster might attack right into your opponent's Manifest/Morph and die a horrible death. Without Rabblemaster churning out adorable monkey-faced Goblins, how will you feed your Butcher? With , that's how! The obvious trick here is to sacrifice Champion to Butcher for something

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