Jumpstart is a supplemental product for Magic: The Gathering featuring 46 themes across 121 different variety packs. The set contains 37 new cards along with hundreds of reprints. Many of the reprints are popular deck inclusions in the Commander (EDH) format. Some reprints in Jumpstart appear in one of the 121 variety packs. Those particular cards have the same probability as pulling a specific mythic from a Standard set booster pack. The probability of cards in two of the 121 variety packs is close to pulling a specific rare.
Typically, prices fall on individual cards when reprinted. Price reductions create an opportunity for players to purchase copies of sought-after cards at a discount. The following cards are versions available at a 24% to 56% discount from market prices before Jumpstart's release.
Craterhoof Behemoth is an excellent finisher for green EDH decks featuring commanders like Ezuri, Renegade Leader, Yisan, the Wanderer Bard, and Rhys the Redeemed. The card was last printed in Modern Masters 2017 and has held a market price of around $50.00. Jumpstart versions of Craterhoof Behemoth are currently available for $38.00 or a 24% discount. January 2020 was last time Craterhoof Behemoth fell below $38.00.
Oracle of Mul Daya
Oracle of Mul Daya appears in over 17,000 EDH decks on EDHREC. Also, it is a top 50 green card on EDHREC. Players pay attention when a card like Oracle of Mul Daya gets reprinted. Before Jumpstart, Oracle of Mul Daya sold for about $40.00. Jumpstart versions of Oracle of Mul Daya are currently available for approximately $30.00 or a 25% discount.
Rise of the Dark Realms
Rise of the Dark Realms synergies well with several mono-black commander decks, including Liliana, Heretical Healer, and Ghoulcaller Gisa. Rise of the Dark Realms from Core Set 2014 has hovered around $20.00 throughout 2020. With a reprint in Jumpstart, Rise of the Dark Realms has fallen in price to about $15.00 or a 25% discount.
Linvala, Keeper of Silence
Linvala, Keeper of Silence sees play in over 8,000 EDH decks on EDHREC. Commanders that may want Linvala, Keeper of Silence in their 99, include Captain Sisay, Gaddock Teeg, Kaalia of the Vast, and Tana, the Bloodsower // Tymna the Weaver. The price of Linvala, Keeper of Silence from Modern Masters 2017 has floated around $25.00. Currently, the Jumpstart version of Linvala, Keeper of Silence is now about $17.00 or a 32% discount.
Ghoulcaller Gisa can be played as a mono-black Commander or included in EDH decks that synergize with zombies. Ghoulcaller Gisa sacrifices other creatures to make zombies; lots of zombies. Commanders like The Scarab God, Gisa and Geralf, and Varina, Lich Queen may want to include Ghoulcaller Gisa in their 99. With a previous printing in Commander 2014, Ghoulcaller Gisa's market price was around $20.00. Upon its inclusion in Jumpstart, Ghoulcaller Gisa is now available for about $14.00 or a 30% discount.
The enters-the-battlefield trigger for Ulvenwald Hydra is powerful in land-centric EDH decks. Ulvenwald Hydra is a popular EDH inclusion in commander decks featuring Gargos, Vicious Watcher, Azusa, Lost but Seeking, and Lord Windgrace. Before Jumpstart, the price for an Ulvenwald Hydra was about $8.00. Jumpstart copies of Ulvenwald Hydra are selling for about $5.00 or a 38% discount.
Cathars' Crusade is a top 20 white EDH card on EDHREC. Tribal creature decks like vampires, cats, and humans may want to include Cathars' Crusade. Commanders such as Rin and Seri, Inseparable, Darien, King of Kjeldor, Winota, Joiner of Forces, and Edgar Markov could include Cathars' Crusade. Cathars' Crusade had a recent market price increase to about $10.00. Cathars' Crusade is in two Jumpstart variety packs. Fortunately, the Jumpstart printing of Cathars' Crusade is available for around $6.00 or a 40% discount.
Scarecrone sees play in some artifact-based EDH decks like Daretti, Scrap Savant, and Karn, Silver Golem. Also, Scarecrone appears in EDH decks featuring Reaper King and Teshar, Ancestor's Apostle. Having the ability to return artifact creatures from the graveyard allows Scarecrone to bring all scarecrows back except Straw Soldiers. Scarecrone only had one printing in Eventide before Jumpstart's release. The market price for Scarecrone has fallen from $15.00 to around $7.00. Scarecrone may see more play in EDH thanks to its supply increase and 53% discount.
Ghalta, Primal Hunger
Ghalta, Primal Hunger sees play in almost 9,000 EDH decks on EDHREC. Commanders who want Ghalta, Primal Hunger include Gishath, Sun's Avatar, Zacama, Primal Calamity, Selvala, Heart of the Wilds, Atla Palani, Nest Tender, and Xenagos, God of Revels. Even with multiple printings, Ghalta, Primal Hunger has maintained a market price of about $9.00. Currently, the Jumpstart version of Ghalta, Primal Hunger is available for about $4.00 or a 56% discount. The steep discount could be a result of the card featured in two variety packs. December 2019 was the last time Ghalta, Primal Hunger was available for under $5.00.