Meet Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis from Modern Horizons:
Clearly Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis is chock full of keywords. A one-card synergy squad, Hogaak rewards you for creatures in play, for cards in graveyard.
Ideally set up by Faithless Looting, Hogaak can exploit synergies with Bridge from Below, Vengevine, and a host of fast creatures.
Altar of Dementia isn’t Doing Anything Good for the Format, Either
Altar of Dementia is back!
A source of sacrifice for zero mana; a way to win so long as you have any creatures… And in this deck a way to fill your graveyard (for Bridge from Below, especially)… Altar of Dementia is a powerhouse next to an 8/8 powerhouse.
Together, these cards are prohibitively fast. Check out this (representative?) Tweet:
This is game 1 on my turn 1. pic.twitter.com/d8wibzSgSd
— Tom White (@McWinSauce) June 11, 2019
You’ve got a Rest in Peace in your opener… But turn two is too slow? Eep!
In other news…
Chandra, Awakened Inferno is Just One Chandra in M20
After lots of Hogaak talk, Patrick and Michael muse over three new versions of Chandra Nalaar from the upcoming set. This one is particularly cool because of what the [+2] emblem does against a particular hated archetype.
But we’ll let you discover that in the cast. Give it a listen: