Hogaak Archives

Spanish Team Takes MagicFest Ghent! - "Magic: The Gathering"
Despite their previous victories, Team Kanalreiniger did not get the chance to take the Top Two place, and Team Blasco de Garay 15 &  Ronda de Sant Pere 44 went on to the finals. Urza: too strong? Source: Wizards of the Coast At the finals, the team took on the decks of "Team BNJ" (a Whirza deck[...]
Playing In A New Golden Age of "Magic: The Gathering"
From banning Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis and Faithless Looting to including the infamous Stoneforge Mystic, Modern has been shaken up to a degree that… Might be beneficial to Magic as a whole? Hear me out, just for a second or two What I'm about to say might put things into a much more positive light. Source: Wizards of[...]
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At long last, Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis has been banned from Modern in Magic: The Gathering. Source: ChannelFireball.com From its release within the Modern Horizons set in June this year to just yesterday when five Hogaak decks made Top Eight during MagicFest Las Vegas, Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis has been a powerhouse in the Modern circuit[...]
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At MagicFest Birmingham, part of the Grand Prix circuit in Europe for the Magic: The Gathering trading card game, Rory Kear-Smith took the title of Champion for the event after taking down Simon Nielsen. Source: ChannelFireball.com Kear-Smith was playing a form of the classic "Death's Shadow" deck which appeared to be mainly geared to take down decks revolving around Hogaak,[...]
"Arisen Necropolis" Takes MagicFest Minneapolis - "Magic: The Gathering"
Both players used variants of the infuriatingly-popular Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis decklist Plocher used a variant that manages to power out a turn 2 Hogaak via Hedron Crab, which has been called "Moist Hogaak" by players (all of the Top 16 decklists, including Plocher's, are located here). Source: ChannelFireball.com It is rather interesting to note that Plocher chose[...]