We’re now reaching the halfway mark of our ongoing Duels of the Planeswalkers coverage, and today we’re headed into battle alongside Garruk Wildspeaker. erving as foil is Jimi, who’s shuffling up Elspeth Tirel’s Wings of Light. Can her heavenly host stop tne encroach of nature, or will she be trampled beneath hoof and paw?
Amongst other innovations and changes to the game, the release of Ninth Edition in 2005 marked the end of an era to the White player. This was the first time that the Circle of Protection had been omitted from the core set. Present since the dawn of the game, this five-card cycle had been a staple part of White’s defensive-minded style, but over time their shortcomings became more apparent.