We’re joined by the hilarious Meghan & Maria from the Magic: the Amateuring podcast to discuss their history with the format and then deck doctor their two EDH Pre-Constructed decks for under $50! The two decks we upgraded are Nahiri, the Lithomancer and Derevi, Empyrial Tactician.

Doctored Derevi Decklist:

Doctored Nahiri Decklist:

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Detailed Breakdown of our Deck Doctors:
Nahiri, the Lithomancer
What to Take Out (30 cards):
Serra Avatar
Angel of the Dire Hour
Adarkar Valkyrie
Celestial Crusader
Angelic Field Marshall
Skyhunter Skirmisher
Jazal Goldmane
Whitemane Lion
Marble Diamond
Commander’s Sphere
Loreseeker’s Stone
Marshall’s Anthem
Spectral Procession
Brave the Elements
Midnight Haunting
Wing Shards
Benevolent Offering
Kor Sanctifiers
Sacred Mesa
White Sun’s Zenith
Sunblast Angel
Twilight Shepherd
Mask of Memory
Moonsilver Spear
4 Plains

What to Add:
Board Wipes:
March of Souls
Mass Calcify
Elspeth, Sun’s Champion
Austere Command
Hour of Reckoning

Crovax, Ascendant Hero
Evangel of Heliod
Leonin Abunas
Leonin Shikari
Reveille Squad
Soul of New Phyrexia
Captain of the Watch
Knight of the White Orchid
Springjack Shepherd
Mikaeus, the Lunarch
Angel of Jubilation
Stonehewer Giant
Mirror Entity

Ramp Package:
Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx
Gilded Lotus
Thran Dynamo
Caged Sun

Misc / Upgrades:
Chariot of Victory
Whispersilk Cloak
Steelshaper’s Gift
Swords to Plowshares
Increasing Devotion
Ashnod’s Altar
Ajani Steadfast
Intangible Virtue

Derevi, Empyrial Tactician
What to Take Out (32 cards):
Aethermage’s Touch
Azorius Keyrune
Arcane Denial
Borrowing 100,000 Arrows
Bane of Progress
Curse of Predation
Curse of the Forsaken
Curse of Inertia
Diviner Spirit
Deceiver Exarch
Leonin Bladetrap
Selesnya Signet
Selesnya Charm
Simic Signet
Surveyor’s Scope
Tempt with Glory
Wash Out
Sword of Paruns
Hada Spy Patrol
Phantom Nantuko
Pilgrim’s Eye
Farhaven Elf
Winged Coatl
Rupture Spire
Opal Palace
Transguild Promenade

What to Add:
Untap your stuff:
Kiora’s Follower
Prophet of Kruphix
Garruk Wildspeaker

Stuff that wants to be untapped:
Mana Vault
Arcanis the Omnipotent
Reveka, Wizard Savant
Dormant Gomazoa
Nev’s Disk
Mangara of Corondor
Jushi Apprentice
Market Festival

Simic Growth Chamber
Lotus Vale
Scorched Ruins

Stop opponents untap:
Stoic Angel
Hokori, Dust Drinker
Winter Orb
Stasic Orb

Staff of Domination
Rhystic Study
Swan Song
Calming Verse
Dismiss into Dreams
Sphinx’s Revelation
Aura of Silence
Cyclonic Rift

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