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Chandra, Pyromaster

Planeswalker — Chandra

[+1]: Chandra, Pyromaster deals 1 damage to target player and 1 damage to up to one target creature that player controls. That creature can't block this turn.

[0]: Exile the top card of your library. You may play it this turn.

[-7]: Exile the top ten cards of your library. Choose an instant or sorcery card exiled this way and copy it three times. You may cast the copies without paying their mana costs.

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Chandra, Pyromaster Discussion

PiedPiperDruid on Welcome to My Nightmare

5 hours ago

For me so far, Chandra has been a very good Planeswalker for the deck. Chandra, Pyromaster 's +1 is good for small damage to weenies and to put slight pressure each turn. Her 0 ability has amazing synergy with Jace, the Living Guildpact 's +1 so you can dig down two cards and find something to possibly cast for the turn. Seeing anything cast able with it can put you ahead by a few turns because you didn't have to wait to draw it. Chandra, Pyromaster 's 0 also works extremely well when you tutor off of Liliana Vess , mainly because you can search for answer, put it on top, then 0 Chandra, Pyromaster and cast your answer on the same turn without having to wait a whole turn to gain access to the card you placed on top with Liliana. The big thing with playing Chandra is that she gives a lot of "top-deck-answering".

When it comes to using Liliana Vess 's tutor ability, is one of the few things that is not concrete. It depends on what's on the board for me. If my opponent has a lot of low toughness creatures, like Fleecemane Lion or Elspeth, Sun's Champion tokens, I'll pull out an Anger of the Gods . Or if the board is littered with a few Master of the Feast or other Stormbreath Dragon ill tutor for a Hero's Downfall or a Silence the Believers (especially if I have extra mana for it's strive cost. If my board presence is ahead, ill tutor for any of my perments that I do not have out. (Most likely a Planeswalker). Hell, I've even tutored for a Negate only because I knew there was a big spell coming up that wasn't a creature. So really it's that kind of utility that makes tutoring in this deck outstanding.

Hopefully that sorta explains my thought on the deck, I've gotten some critisim on the deck before and I really try to explain things as best as possible. So if it makes no sense at all, Ill try again to describe the flow of the deck. The deck's main strength is the synergy between it's permanents and the amount of removal and denial the deck has to offer. So yea, hopefully that helps man!! Thanks for the +1!

IzzetGod on Welcome to My Nightmare

6 hours ago

How well do you find that Chandra, Pyromaster works in this deck? I can't seem to figure out how she'd work that well. I mean, I can figure out what she'd work such as possibly finding Removal spells, copying burn, but is that about it?

I'd also like to know what cards you usually end up tutoring for with Liliana (besides Stormbreath Dragon or Keranos, God of Storms )? If you ever do use her -2 ability.

+1 for the deck! Grixis Control will be the new Control deck once RTR is gone!

Osang on Steampunk Shenanigans

7 hours ago

KungPowBacon: Tried the dragons before, I still sometimes put them back in if I need more creatures. Keranos, God of Storms is too reliant on devotion for me, I've opted for Chandra, Pyromaster since it lets me remove cards I don't want to play or let me play lands out of the way, instead of just drawing them.

PlattBonnay: i'll need to do some more playtesting, been looking for something to replace Caged Sun .

dyl_o_ville on 2014-07-29 update of Follow the ...

17 hours ago

really enjoyed playtesting and doesn't need any changes but for the purpose of tinkering with a deck my only suggestion would be 2x Chandra, Pyromaster for 2x Prophetic Flamespeaker .

her +1 and 0 abilities would fit nicely in here

Thesaman on Melek, Izzet Stormbringer

18 hours ago

Really well done!

I would add Inferno Titan for his sheer power and capabilities to destroy combo pieces.

I like Chandra, Pyromaster in Izzet because of her utility. Jace Beleren has good card draw, though.

I love Mercurial Chemister and his card draw!

The same goes for Arcanis the Omnipotent .

Mizzium Mortars and Chain Reaction might help you.

Anyway, +1 :)

TommiHawk on Orderly Rabble, Goblins in Standard

20 hours ago

Like the deck alot, im using a mono red variant atm, but may try this out. Have you considered Chandra, Pyromaster I would probably be more inclined to use it over purpheros in this list, making creatures unable to block is ideal, it deals with weenies, and can give you much needed card draw. Plus hypothetically, imagine ulting her to Twinflame a Goblin Rabblemaster 3 times or giving all your goblins double strike with a copied boros charm. ;)

PiedPiperDruid on 2014-07-29 update of Welcome to ...

23 hours ago

I may contemplate taking 1 Chandra, Pyromaster out for a Stormbreath Dragon . But as of right now, the synergy between her and Jace, the Living Guildpact 's +1 and also with Liliana Vess 's -2 makes Chandra really good for me so far. But hey, if I get my Dragons I'll try to make room for em for sure man. Thanks for the tip! Price

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Planeswalker Loyalty 4
Color(s) R
Cost 2RR
Converted cost 4
Avg. draft pick 1.56
Avg. cube pick 1.35


Format Legality
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal

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Set Rarity
Magic 2015 Mythic Rare
Magic 2014 Mythic Rare