The Magic Market Index for February 24, 2017

 

Welcome to The Magic Market Index. This article series documents the price changes of cards currently in print. This article will track how cards go from release to its time out of Standard, and as long as deemed necessary for non-Standard sets, as well as offer insight into what cards to invest in and what to ignore. The Magic market is a dangerous place, and this article is here to help guide players and speculators through the murky waters to greater returns.

 

This article will be updated once a week. Currently, this article series is tracking Battle for Zendikar Block (Oath of the Gatewatch, Battle for Zendikar, and Zendikar Expeditions), Shadows over Innistrad Block (Shadows over Innistrad and Eldritch Moon) and the Kaladesh Block (Aether Revolt, Kaladesh, and Kaladesh Inventions). There are no current plans to track any promo sets, pack foils, or non-set releases. Otherwise, if it can be opened in a pack, it will be covered.

 

The Magic Market Index is a collaborative effort between the MTGSalvation staff. This week's edition is brought to you by accountant and MTGS content manager Alexandra Haggstrom.

 

Editor's Note: We're currently experimenting with a new layout. Please leave a comment if you have any feedback, suggestions, constructive criticism, or other thoughts on it.

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Heart of Kiran $22.99 $23.98 $24.95 $15.49 -$0.99 +$7.50
Walking Ballista $11.75 $11.71 $11.93 $12.03 +$0.04 -$0.28
Paradox Engine $9.49 $9.45 $9.50 $7.43 +$0.04 +$2.06
Tezzeret the Schemer $8.81 $9.59 $10.37 $11.50 -$0.78 -$2.69
Herald of Anguish $6.95 $7.50 $7.91 $8.49 -$0.55 -$1.54
Disallow $6.94 $7.14 $7.16 $6.07 -$0.20 +$0.87
Ajani Unyielding $6.00 $6.67 $7.11 $8.26 -$0.67 -$2.26
Rishkar, Peema Renegade $5.38 $5.83 $5.89 $6.29 -$0.45 -$0.91
Spire of Industry $5.20 $5.41 $5.02 $3.77 -$0.21 +$1.43
Fatal Push $5.00 $5.00 $4.94 $4.99 +$0.00 +$0.01
Mechanized Production $4.62 $4.99 $4.99 $4.50 -$0.37 +$0.12
Aethersphere Harvester $4.41 $4.54 $4.70 $4.75 -$0.13 -$0.34
Yahenni's Expertise $3.73 $4.18 $4.50 $5.18 -$0.45 -$1.45
Metallic Mimic $3.69 $3.92 $3.99 $4.49 -$0.23 -$0.80
Planar Bridge $2.79 $2.88 $2.95 $3.23 -$0.09 -$0.44
Glint-Sleeve Siphoner $2.29 $2.22 $1.90 $1.89 +$0.07 +$0.40
Baral, Chief of Compliance $2.02 $2.11 $2.29 $2.65 -$0.09 -$0.63
Rare Slot Average: $2.18 $2.28 $2.35 $2.29 -$0.10 -$0.11
Rare Slot Deviation: $3.25 $3.38 $3.48 $2.92 -$0.12 +$0.33
Total Set Value: $168.50 $175.19 $180.33 $173.74 -$6.69 -$5.24
Booster Box EV: $112.48 $116.65 $119.70 $114.50 -$4.17 -$2.02
Overview
Heart of Kiran continues its downward trajectory, and should be sub-$20 before too long. The set is still in its price correction phase as new supply becomes available and box EV shrinks towards box price. Most of the losses this week are in the overhyped cards that, frankly, never performed very well, chiefly the planeswalkers and Herald of Anguish. We'll continue to see price trends like this over the next few weeks.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Torrential Gearhulk $22.27 $23.23 $23.69 $24.95 -$0.96 -$2.68
Chandra, Torch of Defiance $20.60 $20.68 $20.38 $20.99 -$0.08 -$0.39
Verdurous Gearhulk $19.53 $19.95 $19.00 $18.27 -$0.42 +$1.26
Saheeli Rai $15.75 $17.99 $19.21 $21.84 -$2.24 -$6.09
Spirebluff Canal $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.14 +$0.00 -$0.14
Blooming Marsh $7.34 $7.29 $7.00 $6.68 +$0.05 +$0.66
Nissa, Vital Force $5.42 $5.49 $5.50 $5.67 -$0.07 -$0.25
Inspiring Vantage $5.07 $5.09 $5.10 $4.89 -$0.02 +$0.18
Aetherworks Marvel $4.86 $5.00 $5.18 $5.99 -$0.14 -$1.13
Concealed Courtyard $4.45 $4.50 $4.49 $4.29 -$0.05 +$0.16
Noxious Gearhulk $4.43 $4.69 $4.75 $4.98 -$0.26 -$0.55
Panharmonicon $4.30 $4.90 $5.00 $5.61 -$0.60 -$1.31
Scrapheap Scrounger $4.25 $4.44 $4.24 $2.10 -$0.19 +$2.15
Skysovereign, Consul Flagship $4.20 $4.37 $4.44 $4.48 -$0.17 -$0.28
Dovin Baan $3.61 $3.81 $3.81 $3.94 -$0.20 -$0.33
Smuggler's Copter $3.47 $3.87 $4.09 $4.74 -$0.40 -$1.27
Botanical Sanctum $3.27 $3.29 $3.26 $3.26 -$0.02 +$0.01
Angel of Invention $3.21 $3.43 $3.49 $3.73 -$0.22 -$0.52
Combustible Gearhulk $3.00 $3.17 $3.17 $3.35 -$0.17 -$0.35
Authority of the Consuls $2.76 $2.99 $3.00 $3.37 -$0.23 -$0.61
Aether Hub $2.75 $2.77 $2.74 $2.68 -$0.02 +$0.07
Metallurgic Summonings $2.59 $2.75 $2.80 $2.96 -$0.16 -$0.37
Rare Slot Average: $2.12 $2.20 $2.21 $2.24 -$0.08 -$0.12
Rare Slot Deviation: $3.70 $3.85 $3.87 $4.03 -$0.15 -$0.33
Total Set Value: $220.58 $228.11 $229.03 $233.84 -$7.53 -$13.26
Booster Box EV: $104.79 $108.65 $108.93 $110.01 -$3.86 -$5.22
Overview
Poor Saheeli Rai. While the Copy Cat deck is good at keeping Standard honest, it's not been very good at actually turning results, and Saheeli's price is reflective of this. She still has room to go down, if you have any remaining copies you want to get rid of. Past that, it's a string of price drops across the board as the meta settles and demand shrinks. Time to start planning what longer-term speculative investments you might pursue as prices deflate again.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/11
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Sol Ring $130.33 $129.96 $129.95 $129.95 +$0.37 +$0.38
Mana Crypt $127.20 $129.46 $129.95 $134.99 -$2.26 -$7.79
Mana Vault $111.46 $113.50 $114.99 $118.34 -$2.04 -$6.88
Mox Opal $110.00 $110.12 $109.00 $109.97 -$0.12 +$0.03
Chalice of the Void $102.03 $99.95 $99.79 $97.47 +$2.08 +$4.56
Crucible of Worlds $95.65 $95.65 $95.20 $95.40 +$0.00 +$0.25
Ensnaring Bridge $84.61 $84.98 $89.93 $95.70 -$0.37 -$11.09
Sword of Feast and Famine $84.47 $83.99 $82.00 $82.46 +$0.48 +$2.01
AEther Vial $82.95 $84.95 $84.37 $84.93 -$2.00 -$1.98
Sword of Fire and Ice $81.99 $81.95 $81.95 $82.40 +$0.04 -$0.41
Arcbound Ravager $75.09 $74.68 $75.00 $82.65 +$0.41 -$7.56
Engineered Explosives $74.98 $74.98 $74.84 $77.79 +$0.00 -$2.81
Sword of Light and Shadow $74.91 $72.68 $72.68 $72.99 +$2.23 +$1.92
Lotus Petal $69.87 $69.95 $69.95 $70.26 -$0.08 -$0.39
Wurmcoil Engine $64.99 $64.99 $66.66 $69.75 +$0.00 -$4.76
Oblivion Stone $59.99 $57.75 $55.09 $67.47 +$2.24 -$7.48
Platinum Angel $59.75 $59.99 $59.72 $60.00 -$0.24 -$0.25
Torrential Gearhulk $55.50 $56.73 $55.99 $53.96 -$1.23 +$1.54
Chromatic Lantern $55.01 $56.25 $56.74 $55.01 -$1.24 +$0.00
Sword of War and Peace $54.51 $57.13 $58.50 $60.90 -$2.62 -$6.39
Solemn Simulacrum $52.84 $52.86 $53.66 $52.52 -$0.02 +$0.32
Scroll Rack $51.31 $51.67 $50.61 $51.98 -$0.36 -$0.67
Paradox Engine $49.46 $49.47 $48.99 $49.47 -$0.01 -$0.01
Staff of Domination $49.27 $49.09 $49.96 $51.50 +$0.18 -$2.23
Lightning Greaves $48.92 $46.25 $46.13 $47.99 +$2.67 +$0.93
Rings of Brighthearth $48.89 $47.00 $47.00 $49.25 +$1.89 -$0.36
Verdurous Gearhulk $47.28 $44.99 $44.97 $44.94 +$2.29 +$2.34
Sword of Body and Mind $46.25 $46.06 $46.01 $46.45 +$0.19 -$0.20
Steel Overseer $46.13 $46.13 $46.30 $48.49 +$0.00 -$2.36
Grindstone $45.00 $45.30 $47.61 $49.95 -$0.30 -$4.95
Ornithopter $45.00 $45.16 $43.84 $43.69 -$0.16 +$1.31
Sphere of Resistance $44.12 $41.18 $42.70 $49.99 +$2.94 -$5.87
Pithing Needle $43.19 $43.19 $43.50 $42.16 +$0.00 +$1.03
Chrome Mox $43.04 $43.02 $42.74 $42.81 +$0.02 +$0.23
Planar Bridge $41.98 $42.40 $43.24 $50.00 -$0.42 -$8.02
Hangarback Walker $39.69 $37.94 $37.09 $37.00 +$1.75 +$2.69
Painter's Servant $38.00 $38.31 $38.80 $39.55 -$0.31 -$1.55
Noxious Gearhulk $36.45 $35.31 $36.47 $38.71 +$1.14 -$2.26
Vedalken Shackles $35.52 $36.99 $38.00 $39.04 -$1.47 -$3.52
Gauntlet of Power $34.99 $35.00 $34.82 $35.66 -$0.01 -$0.67
Cloudstone Curio $34.00 $34.00 $33.75 $35.26 +$0.00 -$1.26
Extraplanar Lens $33.96 $33.99 $33.95 $33.99 -$0.03 -$0.03
Sundering Titan $32.96 $32.98 $32.84 $34.40 -$0.02 -$1.44
Sculpting Steel $31.24 $30.97 $31.54 $33.19 +$0.27 -$1.95
Combustible Gearhulk $31.01 $31.00 $31.00 $31.92 +$0.01 -$0.91
Defense Grid $29.53 $29.90 $29.99 $31.65 -$0.37 -$2.12
Static Orb $29.38 $29.68 $28.23 $28.65 -$0.30 +$0.73
Trinisphere $28.66 $30.00 $29.97 $30.90 -$1.34 -$2.24
Duplicant $28.52 $28.88 $28.88 $29.54 -$0.36 -$1.02
Meekstone $27.99 $28.75 $28.35 $29.07 -$0.76 -$1.08
Mind's Eye $27.25 $27.80 $27.61 $28.50 -$0.55 -$1.25
Cataclysmic Gearhulk $26.39 $27.49 $27.87 $28.01 -$1.10 -$1.62
Champion's Helm $24.97 $24.97 $24.92 $24.23 +$0.00 +$0.74
Black Vise $21.27 $21.27 $21.93 $22.34 +$0.00 -$1.07
KLD Invention Average: $59.04 $58.99 $58.88 $59.64 +$0.05 -$0.61
AER Invention Average: $49.11 $49.13 $49.55 $51.91 -$0.02 -$2.80
KLD Invention Deviation: $30.35 $30.70 $30.70 $31.12 -$0.35 -$0.77
AER Invention Deviation: $19.57 $19.21 $19.56 $20.48 +$0.36 -$0.91
KLD Box Value: $14.76 $14.75 $14.72 $14.91 +$0.01 -$0.15
AER Box Value: $12.28 $12.28 $12.39 $12.98 +$0.00 -$0.70
Total Set Value: $2,949.75 $2,948.64 $2,955.57 $3,035.19 +$1.11 -$85.44
Overview
Total set value is actually up slightly this week, off the backs of the mid-tier Inventions. Aether Revolt's Invention prices will stabilize before too long, and at that point we enter the waiting game of "are Masterpieces going to hold value or oversaturate the market?"

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Liliana, the Last Hope $37.94 $37.51 $37.40 $38.20 +$0.43 -$0.26
Grim Flayer $22.72 $22.94 $22.06 $21.89 -$0.22 +$0.83
Emrakul, the Promised End $10.42 $10.95 $11.42 $12.19 -$0.53 -$1.77
Tamiyo, Field Researcher $9.86 $9.90 $9.98 $10.10 -$0.04 -$0.24
Gisela, the Broken Blade $9.47 $9.65 $10.02 $10.46 -$0.18 -$0.99
Collective Brutality $8.66 $8.94 $8.97 $8.61 -$0.28 +$0.05
Ishkanah, Grafwidow $7.56 $7.95 $8.12 $8.49 -$0.39 -$0.93
Spell Queller $6.49 $6.79 $6.89 $7.06 -$0.30 -$0.57
Selfless Spirit $6.33 $6.75 $6.97 $7.74 -$0.42 -$1.41
Thalia, Heretic Cathar $3.54 $3.61 $3.56 $3.34 -$0.07 +$0.20
Tree of Perdition $3.21 $3.27 $3.17 $3.15 -$0.06 +$0.06
Elder Deep-Fiend $2.40 $2.53 $2.34 $2.06 -$0.13 +$0.34
Eldritch Evolution $2.07 $2.12 $2.09 $2.08 -$0.05 -$0.01
Rare Slot Average: $2.04 $2.08 $2.09 $2.12 -$0.04 -$0.08
Rare Slot Deviation: $4.82 $4.83 $4.80 $4.89 -$0.01 -$0.07
Total Set Value: $188.88 $191.37 $192.11 $195.67 -$2.49 -$6.79
Booster Box EV: $86.37 $88.92 $89.36 $90.89 -$2.55 -$4.52
Overview
Liliana, the Last Hope is actually up a bit as people realize she's not only good in Standard, but everything else is cooling off. It really says something about a set when a card banned in Standard is among its highest value cards.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Nahiri, the Harbinger $18.50 $18.97 $18.99 $19.60 -$0.47 -$1.10
Archangel Avacyn $16.02 $16.77 $16.96 $18.41 -$0.75 -$2.39
Jace, Unraveler of Secrets $9.35 $9.70 $9.92 $10.04 -$0.35 -$0.69
Tireless Tracker $8.54 $8.62 $8.22 $7.87 -$0.08 +$0.67
Arlinn Kord $6.75 $6.82 $6.93 $7.00 -$0.07 -$0.25
Thing in the Ice $6.67 $6.99 $7.00 $7.23 -$0.32 -$0.56
Sorin, Grim Nemesis $5.34 $5.46 $5.36 $5.50 -$0.12 -$0.16
Game Trail $4.86 $4.99 $4.97 $5.01 -$0.13 -$0.15
Relentless Dead $4.84 $4.88 $4.81 $4.89 -$0.04 -$0.05
Westvale Abbey $3.88 $4.00 $4.04 $4.16 -$0.12 -$0.28
Declaration in Stone $3.80 $4.10 $4.26 $4.48 -$0.30 -$0.68
Mindwrack Demon $3.54 $3.75 $3.65 $3.58 -$0.21 -$0.04
Port Town $3.33 $3.40 $3.43 $3.40 -$0.07 -$0.07
Foreboding Ruins $3.00 $3.11 $3.10 $3.12 -$0.11 -$0.12
Traverse the Ulvenwald $2.82 $2.48 $2.47 $2.51 +$0.34 +$0.31
Choked Estuary $2.64 $2.69 $2.64 $2.41 -$0.05 +$0.23
Prized Amalgam $2.61 $2.62 $2.65 $2.80 -$0.01 -$0.19
Olivia, Mobilized for War $2.33 $2.34 $2.35 $2.40 -$0.01 -$0.07
Thalia's Lieutenant $2.24 $2.21 $2.20 $2.13 +$0.03 +$0.11
Cryptolith Rite $2.13 $2.12 $2.05 $2.07 +$0.01 +$0.06
Anguished Unmaking $2.01 $2.04 $2.01 $1.98 -$0.03 +$0.03
Rare Slot Average: $1.45 $1.47 $1.46 $1.47 -$0.02 -$0.02
Rare Slot Deviation: $2.28 $2.33 $2.32 $2.35 -$0.05 -$0.07
Total Set Value: $190.82 $193.63 $193.70 $196.78 -$2.81 -$5.96
Booster Box EV: $66.17 $67.60 $67.44 $68.32 -$1.43 -$2.15
Overview
The combination of fall rotation and harsh metagame shifts continue to savage Shadows over Innistrad's value. At this rate, Archangel Avacyn will be a sub-$15 card in just a handful of weeks. Things will look increasingly grim for this set as time goes on.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet $20.00 $20.58 $20.82 $20.67 -$0.58 -$0.67
Nissa, Voice of Zendikar $12.98 $13.97 $13.30 $13.13 -$0.99 -$0.15
Wandering Fumarole $7.75 $7.90 $7.93 $8.02 -$0.15 -$0.27
Kozilek's Return $6.86 $6.99 $6.97 $7.00 -$0.13 -$0.14
Thought-Knot Seer $6.58 $6.61 $6.55 $6.43 -$0.03 +$0.15
Hissing Quagmire $5.26 $5.47 $5.01 $4.77 -$0.21 +$0.49
Eldrazi Displacer $4.84 $4.98 $4.99 $5.06 -$0.14 -$0.22
Chandra, Flamecaller $4.47 $4.65 $4.70 $4.78 -$0.18 -$0.31
Kozilek, the Great Distortion $3.94 $3.94 $3.99 $3.94 +$0.00 +$0.00
Oath of Nissa $3.57 $3.56 $3.49 $3.05 +$0.01 +$0.52
World Breaker $3.31 $3.21 $3.23 $3.25 +$0.10 +$0.06
Reality Smasher $3.20 $3.16 $3.10 $3.04 +$0.04 +$0.16
Needle Spires $2.81 $2.92 $2.96 $3.03 -$0.11 -$0.22
Crush of Tentacles $2.46 $2.50 $2.52 $2.52 -$0.04 -$0.06
Sylvan Advocate $2.31 $2.43 $2.45 $2.50 -$0.12 -$0.19
Linvala, the Preserver $2.15 $2.19 $2.21 $2.24 -$0.04 -$0.09
Rare Slot Average: $1.70 $1.73 $1.72 $1.71 -$0.03 -$0.02
Rare Slot Deviation: $2.89 $2.99 $2.96 $2.94 -$0.10 -$0.05
Total Set Value: $136.81 $139.26 $138.12 $137.91 -$2.45 -$1.10
Booster Box EV: $82.53 $84.35 $83.15 $83.03 -$1.82 -$0.50
Overview
The Eldrazi gain a bit of popularity and therefore price this week. It's nowhere near enough to offset the fact that this entire block is a disappointing and poorly designed failure, leaving few exciting and playable cards to serve as stores of value. Even the G/B staples are coming down this week as the market cools off. Amonkhet might shake up the metagame and turn some of these cards relevant, but even then, there's a definite price ceiling due to the limited shelf life the cards have in Standard.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Gideon, Ally of Zendikar $25.96 $26.47 $26.32 $25.65 -$0.51 +$0.31
Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger $17.99 $18.00 $18.53 $19.92 -$0.01 -$1.93
Drana, Liberator of Malakir $4.80 $4.85 $4.85 $4.99 -$0.05 -$0.19
Sunken Hollow $4.20 $4.28 $4.36 $4.08 -$0.08 +$0.12
Prairie Stream $3.97 $4.22 $4.38 $4.35 -$0.25 -$0.38
Cinder Glade $3.87 $4.00 $4.09 $4.11 -$0.13 -$0.24
Ob Nixilis Reignited $3.76 $3.77 $3.77 $3.71 -$0.01 +$0.05
Smoldering Marsh $3.65 $3.73 $3.77 $3.77 -$0.08 -$0.12
Shambling Vent $3.38 $3.47 $3.49 $3.50 -$0.09 -$0.12
Part the Waterveil $3.10 $3.11 $3.01 $3.11 -$0.01 -$0.01
Canopy Vista $2.66 $2.75 $2.70 $2.59 -$0.09 +$0.07
Dragonmaster Outcast $2.64 $2.60 $2.58 $2.48 +$0.04 +$0.16
Kiora, Master of the Depths $2.61 $2.66 $2.70 $2.67 -$0.05 -$0.06
Rare Slot Average: $1.29 $1.31 $1.32 $1.33 -$0.02 -$0.04
Rare Slot Deviation: $2.95 $3.00 $3.02 $3.04 -$0.05 -$0.09
Total Set Value: $144.28 $145.28 $146.12 $147.27 -$1.00 -$2.99
Booster Box EV: $72.36 $74.17 $74.61 $74.79 -$1.81 -$2.43
Overview
Three words: Dragon's Maze Syndrome.

 

Card Name 02/23
Price
02/16
Price
02/09
Price
02/02
Price
Change:
02/16 to 02/23
Change:
02/02 to 02/23
Scalding Tarn $217.34 $211.49 $209.85 $209.40 +$5.85 +$7.94
Polluted Delta $190.40 $195.00 $193.01 $194.37 -$4.60 -$3.97
Misty Rainforest $188.82 $189.99 $189.98 $189.89 -$1.17 -$1.07
Verdant Catacombs $161.48 $163.47 $163.88 $161.89 -$1.99 -$0.41
Flooded Strand $144.97 $145.12 $145.12 $149.50 -$0.15 -$4.53
Ancient Tomb $131.73 $136.97 $136.99 $136.99 -$5.24 -$5.26
Arid Mesa $112.97 $112.97 $116.39 $113.99 +$0.00 -$1.02
Windswept Heath $106.08 $106.08 $104.62 $106.89 +$0.00 -$0.81
Bloodstained Mire $105.90 $109.54 $109.98 $109.35 -$3.64 -$3.45
Wasteland $105.58 $103.93 $105.87 $105.90 +$1.65 -$0.32
Wooded Foothills $95.78 $99.33 $99.95 $99.75 -$3.55 -$3.97
Marsh Flats $95.00 $95.78 $98.96 $97.09 -$0.78 -$2.09
Horizon Canopy $93.77 $93.86 $93.95 $94.62 -$0.09 -$0.85
Steam Vents $80.82 $81.96 $84.80 $85.25 -$1.14 -$4.43
Godless Shrine $77.17 $78.18 $79.49 $77.78 -$1.01 -$0.61
Stomping Ground $73.95 $73.58 $72.94 $73.98 +$0.37 -$0.03
Breeding Pool $70.34 $72.09 $72.83 $72.89 -$1.75 -$2.55
Overgrown Tomb $70.00 $70.06 $69.95 $71.35 -$0.06 -$1.35
Strip Mine $68.82 $67.85 $67.99 $68.23 +$0.97 +$0.59
Watery Grave $64.14 $64.73 $65.28 $66.95 -$0.59 -$2.81
Temple Garden $61.73 $64.05 $63.80 $63.80 -$2.32 -$2.07
Hallowed Fountain $59.95 $61.01 $59.95 $62.28 -$1.06 -$2.33
Twilight Mire $59.74 $59.84 $59.95 $59.91 -$0.10 -$0.17
Sacred Foundry $59.66 $59.95 $59.97 $61.84 -$0.29 -$2.18
Blood Crypt $58.81 $58.13 $57.95 $58.13 +$0.68 +$0.68
Eye of Ugin $54.55 $54.56 $54.95 $54.94 -$0.01 -$0.39
Mana Confluence $49.13 $48.82 $48.37 $48.78 +$0.31 +$0.35
Flooded Grove $46.00 $45.55 $45.57 $45.74 +$0.45 +$0.26
Cascade Bluffs $42.40 $42.09 $42.09 $45.37 +$0.31 -$2.97
Mystic Gate $42.00 $42.00 $42.00 $43.85 +$0.00 -$1.85
Fetid Heath $41.82 $42.00 $42.08 $43.84 -$0.18 -$2.02
Sunken Ruins $40.00 $40.39 $40.47 $41.99 -$0.39 -$1.99
Fire-Lit Thicket $36.97 $37.02 $37.02 $38.77 -$0.05 -$1.80
Rugged Prairie $34.95 $34.95 $34.99 $34.95 +$0.00 +$0.00
Forbidden Orchard $33.69 $32.52 $32.73 $32.79 +$1.17 +$0.90
Wooded Bastion $33.25 $33.29 $33.75 $34.95 -$0.04 -$1.70
Dust Bowl $32.37 $32.63 $32.98 $34.50 -$0.26 -$2.13
Graven Cairns $31.49 $31.50 $31.97 $33.03 -$0.01 -$1.54
Kor Haven $30.66 $31.13 $31.48 $32.05 -$0.47 -$1.39
Prairie Stream $30.66 $30.95 $30.71 $31.09 -$0.29 -$0.43
Cinder Glade $30.35 $29.99 $30.00 $30.94 +$0.36 -$0.59
Tectonic Edge $29.97 $29.95 $29.86 $30.55 +$0.02 -$0.58
Canopy Vista $27.80 $27.86 $26.77 $27.59 -$0.06 +$0.21
Sunken Hollow $25.64 $26.21 $26.54 $28.03 -$0.57 -$2.39
Smoldering Marsh $24.95 $24.97 $25.32 $26.43 -$0.02 -$1.48
BFZ Average: $89.39 $90.10 $90.32 $90.82 -$0.71 -$1.43
OGW Average: $51.94 $52.04 $52.25 $53.09 -$0.10 -$1.14
BFZ Box EV: $22.35 $22.52 $22.58 $22.70 -$0.18 -$0.36
OGW Box EV: $12.99 $13.01 $13.06 $13.27 -$0.02 -$0.29
Total Set Value: $3,273.60 $3,293.34 $3,303.10 $3,332.20 -$19.74 -$58.60
Overview
The total set value continues trending downward, indicative of a struggle for many of these cards to find a market. Shocklands, fetchlands, and good utility lands are always going to be relatively safe includes, but when the Zendikar Expeditions set is padded with a lot of filler such as the tango lands and lands that barely see play outside of Commander, the chaff adds up. It'll be interesting to see where prices go this fall after the rotation.

Overall Summary

 

The market's cooling off now that the meta is largely set and the big players are known. Competitive players have their demand already satisfied, which makes it more difficult to move a lot of Standard cards. As ever, trade up where you can, but we aren't likely to see any major price increases until Amonkhet hits. Still, watch the meta carefully, and if any new trends start to develop, don't be afraid to jump on them if they look promising enough. True innovation is a rare commodity in tournament Magic, and surprising things can happen especially at the local level when it does happen.

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