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The MTG Marketplace: Biggest Winners, Losers and Trends of 01/17/2021

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This week, leaked Neon Dynasty lands cause a card to spike. The general hype for the new set is driving prices up for many cards. And a $100.00 Planeswalker is finally dropping in price.

Welcome to The MTG Marketplace, a weekly article on MTG Rocks where we cover each week’s biggest price spikes and overall market trends.

Weekly Winners

Elvish Reclaimer

Elvish Reclaimer | Wizards of the Coast

Elvish Reclaimer jumped from $4.00 to about $7.00 this week, mostly due to two leaked cards from the upcoming Magic: the Gathering set.

Spoiler season for Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty has yet to begin. But people have been leaking cards left and right.

Two of the cards leaked thus far are Eiganjo, Seat of the Empire, and Takenuma, Abandoned Mine.

Elvish Reclaimer already worked well with fetch lands like Windswept Heath. But the new “channel lands” can help unlock Elvish Reclaimer’s stat boost too.

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Blightsteel Colossus

When Satoru Umezawa was spoiled, Blightsteel Colossus spiked in price. But since then, the card has only continued to drift upwards in price as you can see in the graph below. At the time of writing, Blightsteel Colossus (from Double Masters) is about $50.00.

Price history of Blightsteel Colossus (Double Masters) | TCGPlayer

RELATED: Satoru Umezawa – An MTG Commander Buyer’s Guide

Trending UP

Temporal Trespass

Temporal Trespass | Wizards of the Coast

Temporal Trespass has risen from $8.00 to nearly $13.00 over the last couple of weeks.

Ninjas are confirmed to return in Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty. Kaito Shizuki and Satoru Umezawa were officially spoiled. Thes cards also confirmed that the ninjutsu ability will return as well.

While many players are excited to build a Commander deck around the new Satoru Umezawa, there is a popular ninja Commander that already exists. Yuriko, the Tiger’s Shadow players can rejoice that their deck will get new support.

Temporal Trespass is considered to be somewhat of a staple in Yuriko decks, and as the deck is getting new attention, Trespass is going up in price.

RELATED: Yuriko, the Tiger’s Shadow – An MTG Commander Buyer’s Guide

Sea Gate Restoration

As you can see in the graph below, Sea Gate Restoration is on the upswing. The card is about $13.00-$14.00 at the time of writing.

This market movement is likely due to the same reason Temporal Trespass is getting attention. When you reveal either card off the top of your library with Yuriko, the Tiger’s Shadow’s ability, your opponents will take a lot of damage.

Price history of Sea Gate Restoration (regular art) | TCGPlayer

Read More: The Meanest MTG Commander Staple At All-Time LOW Prices

Biggest Loser

Wrenn and Six

Wrenn and Six | Wizards of the Coast

When WOTC announced the sequel to the set Double Masters would come out in 2022, they featured an image of Wrenn and Six. Although it is not officially confirmed that Wrenn and Six will get a reprint in the upcoming set, many players interpreted the featured image to mean exactly that.

Because of this, Wrenn and Six has begun to fall from its $100.00+ price tag. Currently

RELATED: Last Week’s Biggest Winners and Losers

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