Using only Legacy-legal cards from before Mirage (that includes Alpha, Arabian Nights, Antiquities, Legends, The Dark, Fallen Empires, Homelands, Ice Age, and Alliances), hard-cast all five Elder Dragons (Arcades Sabboth, Chromium, Nicol Bolas, Palladia-Mors, and Vaevictis Asmadi) as quickly as possible.
You have perfect luck; for example, even after you shuffle your library, it’s ordered how you want. You may not assume anything about your opponent’s hand or library, except that he won’t do anything relevant.
“Quickly,” refers to both the turn of the game and whether you’re playing or drawing first. Turn three on the draw is quicker than turn four on the play, but not as quick as turn three on the play.
Send your solutions to nex342+puzzle at gmail dot com with the subject line “Puzzle – Dragon Your Feet”, and I’ll include the best ones in next week’s article along with the next puzzle!
Solution to Last Week’s Puzzle
The fastest solution for the last puzzle is from Rast, who got the opponent’s library to zero cards on turn three on the draw, making the opponent lose on his turn-four draw step.
|Play||Mana||Cards in Hand|
|Infernal Plunge, sacrificing Avacyn's Pilgrim||4|
|Sacrifice Ghoulraiser to Grimgrin||1|
|Ghoulraiser, returning the dead Ghoulraiser||1|
Proceed to play and sacrifice Ghoulraisers until the opponent has no more cards remaining in his library.