# What should a magic deck consist of?

## What should a magic deck consist of?

Your deck needs to consist of at least 60 cards. You can have no more than 4 of a given card aside from basic lands. Go ahead and have 23 forests, but you can’t have that many Llanowar Elves. You can have a 15 card sideboard that will allow you to swap cards out of your main deck between rounds.

### How many of each card should be in a magic deck?

The rule of 8 – As a general rule of thumb for deck building: a deck list with four copies of a certain type of card has weak consistency (39.9% to draw at least one in your opening hand) while eight copies give reasonable consistency (65.4% for your opening hand).

#### Do Planeswalkers die at 0 loyalty?

Planeswalkers are character cards with abilities that can assist you in a game. Planeswalkers can gain and lose loyalty counters throughout the game, and when their loyalty is reduced to zero, they die and go to their owner’s graveyard.

Is it bad to have more than 60 cards in a magic deck?

Pushing your deck above 60 (or 40) cards makes it harder to find key cards, increases the risk of “mana flood” (drawing only lands, so you have nothing to cast) and “mana screw” (drawing too few lands, so you can’t cast any of the spells in your hand), and makes it more likely that you’ll draw unplayable hands.

How do you calculate a mana curve?

The general way you lay out a mana curve is from left to right with a pile for each converted mana cost, with the lowest converted mana cost cards in the leftmost pile, the highest on the right, and a pile for each other mana cost in between in ascending order.

## How much mana should be in a 60 card deck?

Playing a card means announcing the spell and paying its mana cost. That takes lands. The basic rule of thumb is that you play 17-18 lands in a 40 card deck, and 24 lands in a 60 card deck. If you are playing more than a couple cards with mana costs of five or higher, increase the number of lands.

### How many creatures can you summon per turn in magic?

There is no inherent limit to the number of sorceries or creatures you play, just that you can o fly play them during either of your main phases while the stack is empty. So for example how long does it take for 4 cards on the stack to resolve?

#### How do you make a 60 card deck in Magic The Gathering?

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How do you make a good Magic The Gathering deck?

MTG Deck Building Guide – 9 Tips To Win More GamesHave a Deck Building Plan. Every good deck has a plan that can be described easily. Play the Correct Amount of Cards. You can play up to four copies of a single card in your deck. Play Good Cards. Do NOT Play Extra Cards. Remember the Mana Curve. Have Great Manabase. Find New Cards for Deck Building. Reevaluate Your Deck.

What is the maximum amount of cards in a magic deck?

Your deck must be at least 60 cards. Up to fifteen cards may be included in your sideboard, if you use one. Include no more than four copies of any individual card in your main deck and sideboard combined (except basic lands). There’s no maximum deck size, as long as you can shuffle your deck in your hands unassisted.