The Absence of Color

Posted in Daily Deck on May 23, 2014

By Adam Prosak

From Friday Night Magic to the Pro Tour, Adam Prosak loves all types of tournament Magic. Currently, Adam is working in R&D as a developer.

Legacy is a format where you can thrive without things that are generally considered to be basic needs for most decks. Some decks win without creatures (such as Storm Combo). Some decks win without lands (such as Manaless Dredge). This deck wins without colors.

Kuldotha ForgemasterAll-artifact decks are commonly referred to as MUD decks because artifacts printed before Eighth Edition looked like brown cards. The advantage of playing without colored requirements is that your lands can do so much more than simply make mana. This deck in particular uses its lands to make more than one mana. Ancient Tomb and City of Traitors are essential in coming out of the gates quickly, either playing a Grim Monolith or Chalice of the Void (for X=1) on the first turn. Cloudpost, along with Glimmerpost and Vesuva, help ramp the deck further, such that Sundering Titan and Karn Liberated can be cast. In Legacy! If you enjoy casting very expensive spells, perhaps eliminating the need for colored mana is what it takes.

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