menu

JOU Spoiler: Battlefield Thaumaturge

Are you a Quiet Speculation member?

If not, now is a perfect time to join up! Our powerful tools, breaking-news analysis, and exclusive Discord channel will make sure you stay up to date and ahead of the curve.

This is a very exciting card. I think its best application is in 100 card decks where cards like Comet Storm and Fireball suddenly become insane. Aurelia's Fury becomes more playable, etc. I like a lot of what people are discussing with respect to this card. Strength of the Tajuru is a card that people have discussed quite a bit with respect to this card, lending it playability in a lot of potential decks.

Its slated inclusion in a preconstructed deck limits its upside and I don't think 60 card formats are excited about this guy, but he has so much potential strength that his modest presale price, though likely high, could be somewhat reasonable. I think this is very, very cool, but I'm not preordering. I am sure if you think about it for at least a minute you can come up with a cool interaction with this guy and anything that gets people brewing is good for a set even if it might not be super relevant financially. I like this card a ton and I am targeting foils if they start out reasonable.

Jason Alt

Jason Alt is a value trader and writer. He is Quiet Speculation's self-appointed web content archivist and co-captain of the interdepartmental dodgeball team. He enjoys craft microbrews and doing things ironically. You may have seen him at magic events; he wears black t-shirts and has a beard and a backpack so he's pretty easy to spot. You can hear him as co-host on the Brainstorm Brewery podcast or catch his articles on Gatheringmagic.com. He is also the Community Manager at BrainstormBrewery.com and writes the odd article there, too. Follow him on Twitter @JasonEAlt unless you don't like having your mind blown.

View More By Jason Alt

Posted in Free, Journey Into Nyx PreviewTagged , , ,

Have you joined the Quiet Speculation Discord?

If you haven't, you're leaving value on the table! Join our community of experts, enthusiasts, entertainers, and educators and enjoy exclusive podcasts, questions asked and answered, trades, sales, and everything else Discord has to offer.

Want to create content with Quiet Speculation?

All you need to succeed is a passion for Magic: The Gathering, and the ability to write coherently. Share your knowledge of MTG and how you leverage it to win games, get value from your cards – or even turn a profit.

One thought on “JOU Spoiler: Battlefield Thaumaturge

Join the conversation

Want Prices?

Browse thousands of prices with the first and most comprehensive MTG Finance tool around.


Trader Tools lists both buylist and retail prices for every MTG card, going back a decade.