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Pauper Commander (Multiplayer)

DECK STRUCTURE

Choose any uncommon creature as your commander. The commander does not need to be legendary. The rest of your deck must have only commons.

CARD RARITY

Card rarity includes only paper and MTGO rarities and must have been physically printed at least once.

GAMEPLAY

Suited for 3+ players. Starting life total is 30, commander damage is 16. A free mulligan is allowed.

BANNED LIST

The following cards are banned in Pauper Commander:

Comprehensive Rules (Download)

Pauper Duel Commander (1v1)

GAMEPLAY

Suited for 2 players. Starting life total is 25, commander damage is 21. A free mulligan is not allowed. The player going first does not draw a card on their first turn.

BANNED LIST

The following cards are banned in Pauper Duel Commander:

  • Oubliette
  • All cards with the Card Type "Conspiracy" (list)
  • All cards that Wizards has removed from constructed formats (list)