One of the basic level up moments for commander is know your meta. A meta is the group of people you play commander with and the decks they play. You need to know what is in your meta and then you should be putting cards in your commander deck that limits those decks or exploits the weaknesses of them.
As a commander, he is a build around one and will not create insane board states that explode or devastate your opponent's side of the battlefield. His gain counters ability wants you to play Voltron, but there are better Voltron commanders than Drizzt. I would much rather have Sigarda, Host of Herons who has built in evasion and is difficult to remove than Drizzt as a Voltron commander. However, Drizzt is a commander you can work around to create a counters deck and add some mischievousness to your board. He is not the cause of the mischievousness but provides the framework for an alternative brew.
One popular archetype for commander is superfriends or planeswalker decks. Depending on the commander, there is a certain repetition of which planeswalkers are found in these decks. As of March 2020, there are 208 total planeswalkers and not all of them are viable options for decks. It makes sense that the strongest planeswalkers show up time and time again in these decks. The following is a list of ten planeswalkers that you should consider when building a superfriends deck
The first real spoilers for Theros Beyond Death have come out. With them, it’s time to begin critically thinking about the new set and what it can bring to commander.…
For those that remember the Prophet of Kruphix the will remember how it took over games. commander decks can profit by building a card package in thier deck that simulates it's abilities. Here is how.
When new sets come out there is an emphasis on the new legendary creatures in the EDH community. There is a quick buzz and players want to build with new shiny toys. Normally only one or two decks will rise in popularity from the new set. However, if we ignore the other commanders we often will lose out on a fringe deck that can be very enjoyable to play. Today we look at Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale.
Games are won in the trenches with card draw and mana ramp. It's time to shut down your opponents card draw with Narset, Parter of Veils.
Many players brew in the margins developing decks for casual but have a twist that players are often not suspecting. These deck strays from the well-worn path through the woods. These alternative decks. are fun to play. Do not underestimate them because these decks are capable of some amazing things.
I have a local game shop where I play commander regularly for the last several years. When you are consistently attending a store you get to know a lot of…
Here we finish off the odds and ends of our deckbuilding example and build the mana base. You do not want to skip these steps as it helps tighten up your deckbuilding skills.