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No, you cannot change your commander when you restart the game. As mentioned in the question, the Commander deck construction rules are defined in terms of the chosen commander. This means that choosing the commander is part of deck construction. A player may construct a deck that can be played with a choice of multiple commanders, but from a rules ...


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Commander is supposed to be a casual format, so if your play group is agreeable, there's nothing stopping you from playing a proxy card.


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While I can't point to any scientific backup, my personal experience and experimentation ended in me double-sleeving all of my decks. In addition to gaining protection from all six sides rather than just five of them, you will also in the vast majority of cases end up with waterproof cards, and due to the additional rigidity, they at least feel like they ...


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Any card with a color not in your commander's color identity can't be in your initial deck. That includes not only the casting cost of the card, but any mana symbol on it, including activation and upkeep costs. There are ways of generating mana that aren't in your commander's color identity, such as Chromatic Lantern, and you can spend that mana, but there ...


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Mostly no, you cannot have cards with a different color identity from your commander in your deck, including your lands. There are however ways to cast off color spells and have off color mana. Color vs Color Identity First there's a difference between a card's color and its color identity. The color identity of a card is set by four things: The colors in ...


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You cannot have Unburial Rites in your deck at all as it has a colour identity of black and white due to the white in the activated ability. The same applies to the majority of lands which generate white mana - specifically, any land which includes a white mana symbol, either implicitly as in basic Plains or explicitly as in Glacial Fortress is not allowed. (...


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