Haakon Rock

Posted in Feature on February 1, 2012

By Gavin Verhey

When Gavin Verhey was eleven, he dreamt of a job making Magic cards—and now as a Magic designer, he's living his dream! Gavin has been writing about Magic since 2005.

In a recent Magic Online PTQ, Wirecat brought a crazy new Modern deck to the (virtual) table that has stirred up a lot of discussion. While Burning Vengeance was made to work with flashback, Wirecat discovered it also works with the Eventide retrace mechanic and the Coldsnap rare Haakon, Stromgald Scourge! This unique innovation has drawn the attention of several noted players, and both Mike Flores and Brian David-Marshall wrote about it last week. Wirecat made the Top 8 of his PTQ with this deck—try it for yourself and see if you can do the same!

Wirecat's Burning Vengeance

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