Is Xenagos the next Jace, Architect of Thought?

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It's an interesting question, and one that has been kind of a hot topic recently: Could Xenagos be the next Jace?


There are certainly some similarities, though there are also some key difference. But both inhabit a similar space heading into their first Rotation, and that could mean big things for Xenagos since Jace hit $30 after Theros rotated in.

I've seen an interesting progression with people's thoughts on Jace. A year ago people didn't see much in him despite the fact he was all over the Block Pro Tour Top 8. I've always been a big believer in following Block results, and I advised getting in at the 8-10 the cheaper copies were at. As it worked out, the card ended up being played quite a bit immediately following Rotation, which caused a bit of a run on it and pushed the price to $25.

Did Xenagos match up?

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Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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