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 Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 218! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! We’re recording this on Sept 24th, 2015. This week the crew go over our Battle for Zendikar Preview! Before we can get our hands on the set we take a look at the fully spoiled set and make some predictions on what we think will be the “IT” cards of the up coming fall set!

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CommanderCast Episode 218

Sept 24th, 2015






Favorite Commanders This Week:


Matt – Drana, Liberator of Malakir


Clay – Sidisi, Brood Tyrant


Calvin – Balthor the Defiled


William – Marath, Will of the Wild


William’s Marath Deck



Weekly Schedule


Monday – CommanderCast Prime (Subscribe to our main site for up-to-date episodes!)

Tuesday – Journey to Somewhere/Deckbuilder’s Spotlight

Wednesday – Strategy

Thursday – Free For All Articles/Rival’s Duel and The Stack, w/ Uncle Landdrops & Grandpa Growth

Friday – Technology/ Squirecast!




Banner Poll!


Commanders:  The Commanders of Battle for Zendikar


Drana, Liberator of Malakir


Zada, Hedron Grinder


Omnath, Locus of Rage


Noyan Dar, Roil Shaper


Munda, Ambush Leader


Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger


The Other 99:  Other cards to discuss from BATTLE FOR ZENDIKAR


William – Scour from Existence, Vampiric Rites, Kiora, Master of Depths


Mark – Ally Encampment, Beastcaller Savant, Hedron Archive


Clay – Nettle Drone, Aligned Hedron Network, Retreat to Coralhelm (The Retreat Cycle in general)


Calvin – Ankle Shanker, Goblinslide, Ponyback Brigade




Final Summary






William – Email: wiehernandez(at)gmail(dot)com // twitter: (at)blueram1409


Calvin – Email: captainredzone(at)gmail(dot)com  // twitter: (at)CaptainRedZone


Clay – Email: EDHPanda(at)gmail(dot)com // Twitter: (at)EDHPanda // Stream Twitch, Tumblr, Twitter: (at)Pandalpaca


Mark – Email: // (at)




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