Hanna Commander

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Hanna, Ship's Navigator is a classic Commander general. Early on in Commander's history, many players latched onto Hanna because of the exciting effect her ability has on game play and the numerous decks that could be built around her. Artifacts and enchantments are commonplace in Commander games, and what better way to make use of them than reusing them over and over! In Cassidy Silver's recent Commander article, he revisits Hanna and presents an updated decklist.

Cassidy has several of the core artifact and enchantment cards that have followed Hanna around over the years, but he ultimately took Hanna in a different direction than many players. Cassidy's deck is chock-full of lifegain cards, planning to focus on accruing advantage in the late game. Well of Lost Dreams helps convert lifegain into cards, and Ajani Goldmane's ultimate can translate the lifegain into a huge creature.

Of course, lifegain is only so good in Commander, because of Commander damage. To ensure his lifegain isn't for naught, Cassidy has two ultimate lifegain themed cards: Felidar Sovereign and Test of Endurance! By keeping his life total high, Cassidy can use an alternative win condition to take down the game.

Whether you've played a Hanna deck before and would like to revisit yours or you want to build one for the first time, Cassidy's built is a good place to draw inspiration from. Take a look!

Cassidy Silver's Hanna Commander

Main Deck

100 cards

Academy Ruins
Ancient Den
Azorius Chancery
Buried Ruin
Calciform Pools
Celestial Colonnade
Deserted Temple
Flooded Strand
Glacial Fortress
Hallowed Fountain
High Market
Kor Haven
Minamo, School at Water's Edge
Miren, the Moaning Well
Mishra's Workshop
Moorland Haunt
Mystic Gate
Petrified Field
Phyrexia's Core
Seat of the Synod
Serra's Sanctum
Strip Mine
Tolaria West

40 lands

Academy Rector
Augury Adept
Consecrated Sphinx
Drogskol Reaver
Etherium Sculptor
Faith Healer
Felidar Sovereign
Gerrard Capashen
Hanna, Ship's Navigator
Karmic Guide
Phyrexian Metamorph
Pilgrim's Eye
Serra Ascendant
Solemn Simulacrum
Sun Titan
Trinket Mage
Wurmcoil Engine

21 creatures

Angelic Renewal
Aura of Silence
Claws of Gix
Cloud Key
Crucible of Worlds
Crystal Shard
Enlightened Tutor
Expedition Map
Future Sight
Idyllic Tutor
In the Eye of Chaos
Journey to Nowhere
Mind Stone
Oblivion Ring
Paradise Plume
Parallax Tide
Parallax Wave
Pristine Talisman
Protomatter Powder
Rings of Brighthearth
Scroll Rack
Sensei's Divining Top
Sol Ring
Soul Snare
Sword of Light and Shadow
Sword of War and Peace
Test of Endurance
Thousand-Year Elixir
Tormod's Crypt
Trade Routes
Training Grounds
Wayfarer's Bauble
Well of Lost Dreams

34 other spells

Ajani Goldmane
Elspeth Tirel
Elspeth, Knight-Errant
Tezzeret the Seeker
Venser, the Sojourner

5 planeswalkers

Hanna, Ship's Navigator

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