Fusing with Expertise

In Aether Revolt, we got a neat cycle of spells that let you free-cast another spell as one of their effects, like . As we covered during the prerelease week, you'll pick the card from your hand to cast during the resolution of the Expertise, and then the spell you free-cast will resolve after that. It also needs to have a Converted Mana Cost lower than the Expertise, since all of them let you cast a spell with CMCs up to "1 lower than this spell", effectively. But how can we double up the value

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All About Expertises

To wrap up the week, we’re going to take a look at a cycle of cards, the Expertises, which not only spotlight some of Kaladesh’s important storyline characters but also have a pretty cool effect: As they resolve, you can cast a spell from your hand for “free” (ignoring mana cost, but paying all other costs) with lower converted mana cost. Casting a spell in the middle of another spell isn’t exactly a common thing in Magic, so let’s take a step-by-step look at how this all works. First,

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