This entry is part 406 of 542 in the series CommanderCast

Hello everyone and welcome to CommanderCast Episode 378! This week Mark and Adam are taking a look at one of the new Brawl decks and going over it’s potential in being used for Commander decksBut first, they guys are going over some new information about bannings in one of the newest popular formats, Pioneer.

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CommanderCast Episode 378

Posted: November 11, 2019








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Pioneer bans (we care about this?)


Mystery packs!!

The ultimate fate of both Scooby & the gang and this new promotional gimmick.




ToE Brawl deck lists


Walkthrough of possible archetypes for this Commander (one a week for the next four weeks; I listed them all here to save time.  We can just delete the ones we don’t talk about each week.)



  • Which strategies are most viable?
  • Pros & Cons of each



Alela, Artful Provocateur

  • Artifacts
  • Auras
  • Enchantments
  • Equipment
  • Faerie Tribal
  • Flyers
  • Stax


Other new cards in this deck:




Our thoughts on each of the “High Synergy” cards for each commander

Our additional picks for the ‘99?


Alela, Artful Provocateur


Combat draw triggers

Anthem-esque effects(with a little bonus)

Hall of Heliod’s Generosity


Smothering Tithe

Spellstutter Sprite


Our picks:



Bounce-back-to-hand enchantments in Esper colors:


Cartouches & Trials




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