The Rise and Fall of Khans

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.

It's been a good run, Khans of Tarkir. But, financially at least, your time may be coming to an end.

For now.


What an exciting time for Magic, right? We have lots of sweet decks out of the Pro Tour. We have a new set with all kinds of playables in every format, a new metagame, a great draft format, and I think Wizards is even folding the dollars bills in our packs the right way this year.

Everything's coming up roses on the bloody fields of Tarkir. We're seeing cards spike, and every weekend it seems like there's a new hotness. Right now people are very excited about Savage Knuckleblade being the next big thing, or maybe See the Unwritten. Now that we've seen the first wave of spikes, the narrative seems to be that something else is just on the horizon.

But here's the thing: it's not.

You can read the full article here.

Avatar photo

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.

View More By Corbin Hosler

Posted in Feature, Finance, Free

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.

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.

Quiet Speculation