Looking for a cheap casual format? Look no further!
Common Commander is the pauper version of the popular Commander format
Choose your favorite uncommon creature as your commander and select 99 common cards in its colors
20 starting life makes games short and interesting
Building a deck for a new format can be a difficult task. This page should give you a quick overview of the important features of the format.
When playing with only commons some of the most impactful cards are missing; There are no planeswalkers, there are (almost) no board clears, and very few creatures can win the game singlehandedly. This means that games will oftentimes be won by tempo plays or by incremental card advantage.
Frequently Asked Questions
The commander does not have to be a legendary creature
There is currently no ban list
There is no special "Commander Damage"
A card may be played as part of the 99 card deck, if a common version of the card exists either online or in paper
A card may be played as the commander, if an uncommon version of the card exists either online or in paper
Some cards have both uncommon and common versions, which means that they can be played as either the commander or as a normal card in the deck, but not both in the same deck
Common Commander uses the same rules regarding color identity as regular Commander