Donate Illusions

Posted in Feature on August 19, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

Kai Budde's Donate Illusions

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Kai Budde is often heralded as the worlds' best Magic player, and one of his most celebrated victories came at Pro Tour–New Orleans in 2001. A series of bannings had removed cards like Necropotence from the format, rendering the Trix combo deck, which used the infamous enchantment to draw many cards in order to force through Illusions of Grandeur only to Donate it to a hapless opponent, obsolete. Or was it? Budde proved otherwise using a blue-red version of the deck to get there anyway. Read more from the event in the official event coverage.

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