Topi’s Daily Card #918:  Aetherwind Basker

The problem with energy is that you need a place to spend it, and the energy sinks out there often aren’t great for commander.  Aetherwind Basker is both a producer and consumer of tons of energy, so this guy could go into an energy free deck and probably do just fine.  When it attacks, expect that 7/7 to change quickly, in EDH I wouldn’t be surprsied to see this card suddenly gain 30+ in power and toughness.  Add trample onto this guy, and it’s easy to see how this can be a fun game ender for anyone using energy counters, perhaps a golgari build with Winding Constrictor.