Faithless Brewing, Episode 88: Zendikar Rising Sunset Show
This week we bid farewell to Zendikar Rising with a look at the set’s hidden gems. First up: Valakut Awakening. The spell half of this MDFC is perfect for decks looking to dig for A + B combos, or trade away unwanted pieces for fresh cards. It’s also one of the better ways to draw a big burst of cards in one shot. We discuss our testing with four new builds that exploit Valakut’s unique talents.
After that, we look at innovative 5-0 lists with Brushfire Elemental, Thieving Skydiver, Roiling Vortex, Lithoform Blight, and Wayward Guide-Beast. Zendikar’s roster turned out to be astonishingly deep for Modern and Pioneer. Let’s hope Kaldheim can provide a suitable encore!
Also in this edition: Geist-Honored Winota, As Foretold Living End, Bruna Gifts, and exploratory testing with Commander Legends in Pioneer. Happy brewing!
Decklists for Episode 88
Experimental brewing with Commander Legends
Nymris, Oona’s Trickster
Imoti, Celebrant of Bounty
Tormod, the Descrator
Dargo, the Shipwrecker
Rograkh, Son of Rohgahh
Brew Session: Valakut Awakening
Zendikar Rising Sunset Show