Top 8 Red Cards in Throne of Eldraine
8: Redcap Melee
Redcap Melee is part of the cycle of self-hate cards, and is like a Chandra’s Defeat that you’re technically allowed to maindeck. Typically the appeal of cheap cards is that you can play them in the early turns, but if you’re not playing against a red deck then casting this early is asking for trouble. For this reason I suspect there won’t be a lot of maindeck Melees, but the card is a slam-dunk sideboard card. Unfortunately planeswalkers have a billion loyalty these days, enough to survive a Melee, which makes it a fair bit worse than Chandra’s Defeat, but utility is utility. When the hate cards are this efficient, you can bet they’ll definitely see play.
This one is a bit of a longer shot. I’m not entirely sure this will end up being good, but it is a lot of damage for potentially not that much mana. Double-strike and trample as a combat trick means your opponent is in for a world of hurt if you put this on, say, a...
Sep 19, 2019