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Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 353! We are your weekly source for community, strategy, and technology hosted each and every week on! On this  week’s episode Mark and Adam are finishing March Modal Madness with Mark Rosewater’s favorite kind of modal spell, Kicker! But first, the guys hold a 13 gun salute to yet another fallen format we barely knew, Brawl. To wrap things up, the guys go over some of Adam’s favorite modal spell that didn’t come in a cycle.

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CommanderCast Episode 353

Posted: March 25, 2019








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Is Brawl officially dead yet?

(Subtitle: Can I kick it when it’s down?)





Can I Kick it?



Our rankings:

  • Tier 1: almost always useful
  • Tier 2: corner case cards, but usually playable in the right circumstance
  • Tier 3: you’re stretching it; these are almost never worth running in your deck


All the Kicker spells!




Favorite non-cycle modal spells


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*Honorable mention:

*Worth reading: Dana Roach’s “In the Margins – Divination” article




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