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Baroque
DCI Sanctioned
Paper {Cross}
Magic Online {Cross}
Magic Arena {Cross}
Rules
Type Constructed
Multiplayer {Cross}

Baroque is a constructed format that is composed of all cards listed on Scryfall as being equal to or less than 1 USD in price. The format legality updates with a Standard rotation.

The current legal cards can be found here

Description[]

The format was created by MTGCardsmith user East2West in response to the rising prices of paper magic. It was introduced on March 16, 2019 in an article titled Baroque [1].

The first ever match of Baroque was played on March 21st 2019 between East2west (Blue/Black Sky Control) and Sir Selah (Nic Fit). Sir Selah won in a best of three becoming the first player to ever win a game of Baroque.

Constructed decks must contain a minimum of sixty cards. There is no maximum deck size; however, you must be able to shuffle your deck with no assistance. Like other constructed formats, a sideboard of at most fifteen cards can be used.

With the exception of basic lands (land cards that have the "basic" supertype) and cards like Relentless Rats, a player's combined deck and sideboard may not contain more than four of any individual card, counted by its English card title equivalent.

Banned List[]

As of March 17, 2019 no cards have been banned in the format.

Popular archetypes[]

Aggro[]

  • White/Green Bogles
  • Red Deck Wins
  • White Weenie

Midrange[]

  • Red/White Vehicles
  • Blue/Green Merfolk
  • Jund Discard
  • Nic Fit
  • Constricting Counters

Combo[]

  • Owling Vise
  • Blue Gift
  • Maze's End

Control[]

  • Blue/Black Sky Control

References[]

  1. East2West (March 16, 2019), "CCC:Baroque", Mtgcardsmith.com

External links[]

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