AEther Flash

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Seventh Edition (7ED) Uncommon
Classic Sixth Edition (6ED) Uncommon
Weatherlight (WTH) Uncommon

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AEther Flash

Enchantment

Whenever a creature enters the battlefield, ther Flash deals 2 damage to it.

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AEther Flash Discussion

KabsBUB on Burn (! Help - Novice)

3 weeks ago

I apologize for the long post below: It is not modified for standard play. Please disregard if you are playing standard only.

The best deck to counter aura hexproof (what your friend has) is generally black/green sacrifice decks. See: Grave Pact, Butcher of Malakir, , Chainer's Edict <- (Pricy), Spore Frog, or Fleshbag Marauder. Or -1/-1 effects aka Archfiend of Ifnir, combined with enablers like Lotleth Troll or Putrid Imp.

That, or a deck that has a lot of sweeper spells - Cyclonic Rift (pricy), Terminus, Living Death. Think of sweeper spells as cards that immediately level the playing field. If you're losing, just play a sweep. Instant board reset and everybody is on even playing grounds. Cheaper Alternatives: Hallowed Burial, Devastation Tide, Coastal Breach, Evacuation; just make sure it only targets creatures (not like Wash Out) because you don't want the auras returning to hand. You want to get rid of the creatures and have the auras fall off.

I don't quite agree with Atrox's approach because I know most hexproof decks run Umbra auras (Hyena Umbra), and will easily have more than 3 toughness.

Personally, TO COMPLETELY REDESIGN YOUR DECK, I would use no creatures and only spells or maybe with creatures with nice ETB (enter the battlefield) effects (Archaeomancer. This way, the sweepers don't affect you very much and will only remove your opponents' creatures. Red will be reserved for dealing damage, and blue will be reserved solely for sweeper spells & drawing cards.

Current problems with your deck:

1) It's slow. You're going to have to have multiple pingers which all take about 3 turns+ summoning sickness to start becoming active. Izzet decks are supposed to be fast & maintain control from the beginning of the game.

2) The synergy is a little too far apart - you want to have creatures pinging damage, you want to counter spells, you want creatures to get buff; there's only so much you can do with 7 cards in your hand.

3) No card draw - you'll run out of steam very very fast. Blue excels in card draw - you should make use of it!

Here are some hate cards I highly don't recommend you using because you'd force him/her to change their deck: Gomazoa, AEther Flash, Glaring Spotlight.

Modifications if you like the creature-based "ping" strategy: Consider these cards: Razorfin Hunter, Quicksilver Dagger, Sigil of Sleep, Horseshoe Crab, Pemmin's Aura, Freed from the Real.

Try to find out what your style is, then start asking for tips to point you in the right direction.

Let me know if you have questions :) (I play an aura deck)

TheDeckMaker2300 on List of Interesting cards some may have forgotten

1 month ago

Alright lets see if we can resurrect this

Reverence IN YOUR FACE Rhys the Redeemed AND Krenko, Mob Boss!!! >:)

Kuon, Ogre Ascendant flip it then congratulations you just got a budget version of The Abyss to the field

Thoughts of Ruin ados lands

Defensive Formation you get to puppet how damage gets threw asign all 12 of ghaltas damage to a pathetic 1/1 which is also being blocked by a deathtouch creature

Purify destory all artifacts and enchantments for 5 count me in

Planar Void do you reconize the effect?... anwser is Rest in Peace and Leyline of the Void the void is $27 rest in peace is $4 (as of masters 25) but whats the price of planar void...28........CENTS WHY IS IT ONLY $0.28 BESIDES THE FACT IT HITS EVERYBODY!!

Outmaneuver here let me give my dudes or your dudes super trample for the attack

Harmonic Convergence enchantments to top which is hate love it

you think Reflect Damage is the only option for this think again we also have Mirror Strike which is one mana less by the way and a creature that does this magic trick its name is Glarecaster ability actiavtion is exspensive but did you notice the part its like shooting everything with redirect damage

Death Match token and creatures 3 toughness or lower hate coming at ya

Debt of Loyalty i will save your creature from being put into the graveyard.....too bad i get to steal it right after

Teferi's Veil unearth and i have to exil...oh wait they don't exist so the exile clause doesn't work and i get to keep my stuff lol

AEther Flash i promise this is underplayed not even the dinosaur tribal decks are using it that much

Tranquil Grove a infinite use enchantment nuke wonderful

AEther Barrier NOW WHAT DO YOU GOT TO SAY FOR YOURSELF ANIMAR!!! >:P

Sudden Death nice try breya

Yixlid Jailer goodbye graveyard evil

Llanowar Mentor Llanowar Elves factory coming right up

to be continued......

ButterMyBiscuit on Kicking Jurassic

2 months ago

An Avg CMC of 4.14 may seem like much, but depending on how competitive your playgroup is it might be quite normal. Plus you have a bunch of ways of lowering the cost, or gaining a lot of extra mana.

Cards like Belbe's Portal and Cryptic Gateway may help you put them earlier into play or even outright cheat them on someone else's turn.

Cards like Zendikar Resurgent can help ramp and card draw, though a bit costly. You might wanna consider Cherished Hatchling as a lower drop dinosaur and with the right set up (or even if you purposely play it kill it with AEther Flash) you can make every dinosaur you play a pseudo-removal spell. (Think of it as a repeatable Savage Stomp all the turn without the counter tho)

I'd personally remove Polyraptor just because of how annoying it is to keep track of the tokens once a few of them go on board, but I guess that's because I tried him with Anointed Procession which really got crazy. Blood Mist is a bit too slow for my tastes, how about a Kindred Summons on the end step of another player into an explosive all out attack? Might be deadly if say .. Opponent has Settle the Wreckage be careful.

Overall i'd say the high CMC is flavor win! Huge dinosaurs deserve a huge cost. Cheers!

JuQ on Dinosaur Commander Deck

3 months ago

Huatli's Snubhorn

You could focus it a bit more to Enrage, there are still many enrage dinos you could use: Ranging Raptors, Bellowing Aegisaur, Needletooth Raptor, Raptor Hatchling, Siegehorn Ceratops, Silverclad Ferocidons, Trapjaw Tyrant and use enraging cards like AEther Flash, Pyrohemia, Powerstone Minefield, Lightmine Field, Reckless Rage, Savage Stomp, Subterranean Spirit, Wave of Reckoning. The best part of the enrager cards is they also work on their own stopping token mechanics and many other decks. Just the AEther Flash on its own stops so many decks.

Other cards that may prove usefull are Path of Discovery, Thunderherd Migration and you will also need a ton of card advantage to keep the stomping going Elemental Bond, Harmonize, Hunter's Prowess, Mouth / Feed, Seasons Past, Shamanic Revelation, Soul's Majesty...

MagicalHacker on Help me finish my list ...

3 months ago

DracoDarkstorm, unfortunately, AEther Flash and Polyraptor can not be ended without a third piece, so they actually are just part of a 3-card infinite combo rather than form a 2-card combo by themselves. Thanks though!

Jeyce, with Mikaeus, the Unhallowed on the battlefield, Triskelion will enter as a 5/5. If you remove a counter to hit an opponent, it will be a 4/4. Remove two more to hit itself, and it will die from being a 2/2 that was dealt two damage, then undying will trigger to return to the battlefield.

As for Goblin Sharpshooter and Splinter Twin, the catalyst for the combo is either a creature dying while the enchanted Sharpshooter is untapped or any creature with 1 toughness (or 1 damage away from dying). In both of those cases, the enchanted Sharpshooter can be tapped to create a token copy with haste, and then (if necessary) the token tapped to kill that creature. One the untap trigger(s) resolve, you will have an enchanted Sharpshooter and a token copy. From that point, you can tap the enchanted Sharpshooter for a token copy, tap one of the copies to damage an opponent, then tap the other copy to kill one of the token copies in order to untap the two Sharpshooters in order to repeat until death rains upon all opponents. This is very unintuitive when looking at the pieces, so I've added it to the description of that combo.

Funkydiscogod, fantastic catch on the combos with The Locust God and effects that trigger a draw when an insect enters! Thanks, they've been added.

I've added Keening Stone to the Fraying Sanity combos, thank you so much!

That Chandra combo though... that's definitely a 9-card combo lol

VraskaTheCursed, Sage of Hours cannot keep any counters on it if it activates.

Jeyce, I've added Benthicore to the Splinter Twin combos and Bounding Krasis, Breaching Hippocamp, Great Oak Guardian, and Sparring Mummy to the Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker/Splinter Twin combos. Thank you so much!

I do have those combos for unhasty creatures already, but thanks anyways!

Dorotheus, yes, I am glad however that Minion is unique in its ability to combo with the Bracers though!

Heretic_Dragoon on Gishath's Day in the Sun

3 months ago

You're missing something hilariously great my friend. Polyraptor + AEther Flash = Insta-draw/lols. You can also make it a win con with effects like Impact Tremors or Purphoros, God of the Forge

JuQ on Gishath hungry! Gishath want eat!

4 months ago

For additional enrage enablers and some battlefield disruption: AEther Flash, Lightmine Field, Powerstone Minefield, Subterranean Spirit, Fire Ants and Ulvenwald Tracker.

Adamaro on Aether Hugs

4 months ago

Thanks for the comment and suggestions JellyJam.

I've been considering black lately, grixis would be fun. I'm hesitant to include such "small butts" (1 toughness creatures) with the way the deck plays out. I may create another deck using your ideas though, I would cut AEther Flash in that case and likely steer clear of Pyroclasm effects. This would allow me to include Illness in the Ranks and Virulent Plague.

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