Pojo's Magic The Gathering news, tips, strategies and more!

Pojo's MTG
MTG Home
Message Board
News & Archives
Deck Garage
BMoor Dolf BeJoSe

Paul's Perspective
Jeff Zandi
DeQuan Watson
Jordon Kronick
Aburame Shino
Rare Hunter
Tim Stoltzfus
Judge Bill's Corner

Trading Card

Card of the Day
Guide for Newbies
Decks to Beat
Featured Articles
Peasant Magic
Fan Tips
Tourney Reports

Color Chart
Book Reviews
Online Play
MTG Links

This Space
For Rent

Pojo's Magic The Gathering
Card of the Day

Daily Since November 2001!

Sandwurm Convergence
Image from Wizards.com

Sandwurm Convergence
- Amonkhet

Reviewed May 5, 2017

Constructed: 2.00
Casual: 4.00
Limited: 3.75
Multiplayer: 3.75
Commander [EDH]: 3.88

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale:
1 - Horrible  3 - Average.  5 - Awesome

Click here to see all of our 
Card of the Day Reviews 

David Fanany

Player since 1995

Sandwurm Convergence
I'm having flashbacks to Frank Herbert's Dune, and even further back to Barsoom and Helium. And I like it! While the card's first effect is not the most powerful effect for a color that can damage or destroy those same flying creatures outright, getting a 5/5 for free is almost worth the price of admission alone, especially for multiplayer. It ensures you'll always have a blocker and helps with anything that counts creatures coming into play, and gives you a stream of things for Naya's high-power-matters cards and the like without having to spend any additional resources. 
Constructed: 2/5
Casual: 4/5
Limited: 4/5
Multiplayer: 4/5
EDH/Commander: 4/5
James H.

Sandwurm Convergence (5/5)


This is definitely more a fun card, but it's a very fun card. It blocks flying creatures from attacking you, and it gives you a Wurm each turn. It's, at worse, an 8-mana 5/5 with an additional 5/5 each turn; it can hose a lot of big flying creatures, like Angels and Dragons, as well as the smaller flying creatures in other colors.


I think it's definitely too expensive to really make a splash, but it's a fun card. It can combo with Moat-style effects for 62% more fun, and a steady stream of Wurms can make the game more fun. But 8 mana is a lot to ask for, and the protection only helps in a handful of cases or late games.


Constructed: 2

Casual: 4

Limited: 3.5

Multiplayer: 3.5

Commander: 3.75

Copyrightę 1998-2017 pojo.com - Magic the Gathering Card Reviews
This site is not sponsored, endorsed, or otherwise affiliated with any of the companies or products featured on this site. This is not an Official Site.