Gemstone Mine - Feeding the Fish -- Lessons from cEDH

Mystic Remora has become an increasingly-common presence at Commander table of all stripes. It also serves as a great example of a class of cards known as selective stax pieces, cards which present opponents the choice to abide by a limitation or give you an advantage. This week, we discuss how to analyze a board state to determine when you should play around these effects as well as when the time is right to feed the fish
00:00 Introduction
01:04 Meet the Remora
02:10 Consider Other Options
03:04 Want vs. Need
04:18 Can They Support the Fish?
05:45 Are They Bottlenecked?
07:22 What's Your Relative Position?
10:03 Is There a Greater Threat?
11:27 Closing Thoughts
- Big thanks to Charles the Mono-White Guy for his excellent resources on stax in Commander
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