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Hello everyone and welcome to the real CommanderCast Episode 278! We’re your weekly source for Community, Strategy, and Technology, hosted on and our homesite:! The guys are back this week. Mark and Adam go over Office Color Deck ideas. This week we heard your cries for artifacts. You wanted to see a Deck that used those lovely metal items, creatures, and bobbles. So what’sthe catch? Well they guys are doing it in black… Yeah…

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CommanderCast Episode 278

Posted: April 10, 2017








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More Amonkhet Spoilers! (definitely not brief)


Gods, Cartouches, and Cats, oh my!


Plus: Why aren’t there more Sphinxes in the Egyptian set? Is Wither going to be a thing again?




Why is black normally bad at artifact decks?

  • Fewer artifact synergies
  • Fewer artifact matters cards


How to avoid generic black good stuff (Put down the Exsanguinate!)


How can artifacts matter be in black?

  • Tutors make combos easier to assemble
  • Rely on the few synergies that exist



Combo (eggs)




Geth, lord of the vault

Sidisi, undead vizier

King Macar, the gold-cursed

(*See also: Rival’s Duel Ep: 78 – King Macar Edition & Commanderin’ Ep: 73)




Generic artifact matters


Liquimetal coating

Mycosynth lattice

Station combo

(Module combo?)


Benefit from sacs







Artifact matters




Card draw


King Macar






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