Braid of Fire


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Coldsnap Rare

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Braid of Fire


Cumulative upkeep-Add (Red) to your mana pool. (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)

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Braid of Fire Discussion

BladeOfErebos1 on Burn the World

13 hours ago

Have you considered Basilisk Collar? Braid of Fire?

Zillabrony13 on That'll be one Zirilian dollars, please.

2 weeks ago

Also, take out a lot of your ramp. 8-12 ramp cards are recommended for most EDH decks and 24 ramp cards are way too much in my opinion. You cheat your dragons into play most of the time. Take out Braid of Fire, Caged Sun, Coalition Relic, Commander's Sphere, Darksteel Ingot, Everflowing Chalice, Fellwar Stone, Fire Diamond, Gilded Lotus, Mana Vault, Mox Opal, Star Compass, Thran Dynamo, and Worn Powerstone. If you add in Sword of the Animist and Solemn Simulacrum, that brings you down to 12 ramp cards, 3 of which double the mana your Mountains produce and two of which are lands that don't take up spell slots.

n0bunga on *RETIRED* The Trial of Zeal: Hazoret EDH

3 weeks ago

Chandra Ablaze or Chandra, Flamecaller seem like they fit right at home!

Pyromancer's Goggles?

Shard Phoenix? Seems janky, but I like the premise of discard something to Hazoret, then returning it.

Let's take a look at some burn spells:

Pyrokinesis for a surprise, Increasing Vengeance, Fork & Reverberate to copy em, Pyroblast, Red Elemental Blast, Skred if you just want to run snow mountains for reasons. Fiery Confluence is good for all modes, and maybe Collective Defiance?

Draw Spells, I'm thinking the relevant discard/draws like Cathartic Reunion, or Wild Guess.

I think Illusionist's Bracers ought to work.

Braid of Fire is a very janky way at generating boatloads of red mana to use only during your upkeep. could sink a ton into instant burn spells?

Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle seems obligatory.

And for the non-budgetary purposes: Gauntlet of Might

Latulla, Keldon Overseer seems like janky fun.

Firebones675 on Proliferating Vampires

3 weeks ago

Deck seems pretty solid already!

The one card in your deck that seems out of place is Braid of Fire. Since that mana enters your pool on your upkeep, you can't use it in your main phase. Unless a card like Kruphix, God of Horizons says otherwise the mana would leave your pool and thus could only cast instants with it. I feel like that for your deck it's nice, but doest work with most of your other cards. With your current mainboard configuration i'm also not too in love with Whip of Erebos as most of your creatures are small until they can do damage which makes them not as great to bring back. I could see it being justified maybe but for right not it seems a bit low power.

Drana, Liberator of Malakir and Olivia Voldaren are two other vampires that interact with counters. So does Exava, Rakdos Blood Witch but she's not a vamp.

You also have 7 cards that have an ability trigger when you deal damage. Makes me wonder if Temur Battle Rage has a home here as it means that the creature will do damage twice in the same combat. Even with things like Vampire Outcasts it could do a decent amount of damage.

As for your sideboard, I think that needs a bit more work than the maindeck. Generally speaking, the sideboard is used to change your deck to give you matchups agaisnt other decks. For instance if you were against a graveyard based deck, you might be able to being in something like Leyline of the Void. As it is it appears to be more of a collection of cards that you couldnt find room for in the mainboard. Some of the cards in there also seem to be a tad out of place. Vicious Shadows for instance costs a lot of mana. Yes it's powerful when it hits play, but without any ramp i think it is pretty likely for it to be stranded in your hand for most of the game.

Hope this helps! again seems like a pretty solid deck already.

dotytron on Lands? We don't need no stinkin' lands!

3 weeks ago

Braid of Fire seems good here maybe some rituals

Xica on Getting Braid of Fire to ...

4 weeks ago

The problem is that you can play only 4x Braid of Fire - and digging/tutoring for it is not really an option :/

TheRiddler on Getting Braid of Fire to ...

1 month ago

Groovy. I'm trying to put a list together and I'm seeing why Braid of Fire isn't run. The card takes up space for a removal spell. Anybody have a list that's done reasonably well?

grizzlebies on Rampaging Fire Breathers

1 month ago

Braid of Fire would be cool to pay the firebreathing costs too and at least still gives you 1 devotion. Not sure if it would fit or be competitive, but certainly would be cool.

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