Some very restrictive deck building concepts in this thread. The Commander Deck Building Template | #151. A fundamental part of understanding both the vast format of EDH and how to properly attack it is coming to terms with the concept of Deck Power Level.

Your theme. My Most Important Deck-Building Rule. EDH (or Elder Dragon Highlander, also known as Commander) is a highlander format that uses a Commander. When Gavin Verhey was eleven, he dreamt of a job making Magic cards—and now as a Magic designer, he's living his dream! This article is part of a series on Deck Building in Commander! Yesterday I responded to a post on r/EDH talking about a guy worrying that he should maybe not build a deck, because the theme of the deck was to steal opponents' stuff.

It is more easily available than other cards in the deck, and EDH decks will ususally want to leverage their General's strengths in their plans. Posted in Beyond the Basics on February 8, 2018 .

Gavin has been writing about Magic since 2005. EDH Deck Building: Understanding Power Level. I responded with a very blund statement out of frustration that said: "I honestly think people should stop whining about 'unfun' decks. Your search engine. It is not, however, guarenteed to be available at every point in the game so EDH decks should be able to function without it for a time. Your mana base is your lands plus ramp and fixing. This post is Part One! Contents[show] Details Elder Dragon Highlander is a Magic: The Gathering variant which provides a way of encouraging casual, interactive games with a low barrier to entry while still requiring good deck building skills. Your win conditions. The card that you choose as your general must either be a Legendary Creature (one that is not banned) or one of the 5 Plansewalkers introduced in the decks released in 2014. Hi there!

Today we’re tackling how to approach each EDH deck with a basic template when brewing. Deck building in EDH can be a daunting task, especially early in your Commander career!

The General is the principle around which an EDH deck is built. The basic structure of an EDH deck is: Your mana base. By Gavin Verhey. Your search engine is your draw, tutors, and deck thinning Credits page in progress: magicthegathering.io | tcgplayer (to come)| cardkingdom (to come) THIS WEBSITE IS NOT PRODUCED, ENDORSED, SUPPORTED, OR AFFILIATED WITH WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Bio Archive Twitter. It can be played 1-on-1 but is usually multiplayer. Commander (EDH) Deck-Building Tips & Tricks - Part 1: Choosing a General, by Paul Palmer A general is the card that you choose to have as the "leader" of your Commander deck.