Chandra's Spitfire

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
2011 Core Set (M11) Uncommon

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Chandra's Spitfire

Creature — Elemental

Flying

Whenever an opponent is dealt noncombat damage, Chandra's Spitfire gets +3/+0 until end of turn.

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Chandra's Spitfire Discussion

Staizer on Niv-Mizzet, Parun EDH (Storm style!)

1 month ago

I know having a lot of sorceries and instants is good, but can I suggest a few creatures?

Chandra's Spitfire will LOVE ANY non-combat damage you can pump out in a round. This is particularly true if you have a lot of draw spells, since multiple sources is better than large damage per source.

Young Pyromancer and Murmuring Mystic and their ilk are great with this kind of deck to have some beaters to go wide with and chump block.

Guttersnipe is also excellent here, and Sphinx-Bone Wand is another possibility.

Niv Mizzet, Firemind wanted you to cast A LOT of card draw spells. This Niv Mizzet just wants you to cast instants and sorceries. It doesn't matter what you do, every single instant and sorcery that is cast will have (you draw a card, Niv Mizzet deals 1 damage to any target) tacked onto the end of it. This means you have more lee-way to cast counterspells board wipes and other control type spells. Diminish, swan song, lightning bolt, acquire, act of treason type spells, aetherize, etc.

The list of possible instants and sorceries is ENORMOUS. Granted, spells that draw you cards at the same time are BEST, but this Niv opens a lot more doors than before.

Joe9 on Burn but I am rusty

2 months ago

With all of those instant burn spells, this deck has the backbone of a good burn deck. Consider dropping the least effective spell(s) in exchange for a fast creature. Haste, unblockable, flying, trample, or the ability to tap for direct damage are all nice additions to a burn deck. Some options for consideration are Hellrider, Ash Zealot (would be great in the sideboard for graveyard decks), Chandra's Spitfire, and Kiln Fiend.

rudymental on Baby's First RDW

5 months ago

Nathanaiel, I was play testing some stuff at higher cmc as the modern scene in my area is almost non-existent. I haven't updated this list since I made some changes. I have a few swiftsper. Might sub them in for the Chandra's Spitfire as I usually go Kiln Fiend over it every time.

ay.lobo on Purphoros, God of the Tokens [EDH PRIMER]

5 months ago

WestHo I'll put that to consideration (testing phases). There's always a downside to creatures, especially vulnerabilities to many boardwipes. I can't tell you how many times I lose Krenko, Mob Boss when I play him. I also can't assume that I'll be playing in 4 player games. (Sometimes, it's all about the 1 vs 1.)

As Purphoros plays, you get ganged up upon pretty easily. Players can block for other players. I've tested Chandra's Spitfire before, and I kept getting blocked by 1/1 thopters. Attacking is not necessarily the forte in this deck, especially if Ensnaring Bridge or Glacial Chasm is in play.

Neheb, the Eternal is a good maybe. I consider him late mana, and so far, he's a toss up with Emrakul's Hatcher in terms of mana cost. I like the latter, because of the synergy with Panharmonicon, but still willing to test Neheb out.

Destruction cards are a necessary evil in keeping up with some truly explosive decks/infinite combo decks. Copy cards are also important to copy counters/super powerful spells normally not accessed in red. Copying a Beacon of Tomorrows, having your extra turn to play Stranglehold was definitely a highlight of one of my games!

WestHo on Purphoros, God of the Tokens [EDH PRIMER]

5 months ago

Hmm, I think I will reduce some Destruction cards or copy spell.

There two card I think it can add to deck

Chandra's Spitfire

In 4 people game, one creature ETB can increase it 9 power, and it can fly!!

If I cast Pia and Kiran Nalaar, the Chandra's Spitfire can increase itspower 27, it means you can dealt many damages to one opponents.

Neheb, the Eternal

In 4 people game, one creature ETB can increase 8 red mana to your mana pool at main phase 2.

It let you can cast bigger X spell to knock down the opponents.

I can cast small mana spell like Beetleback Chief at main phase 1, and I can gain 332 mana at main phase 2, than cast Tempt with Vengeance with X = 17!!

WestHo on Purphoros, God of the Tokens [EDH PRIMER]

5 months ago

Hmm, I think I will reduce some Destruction cards or copy spell.There two card I think it can add to deckChandra's Spitfire In 4 people game, one creature ETB can increase it 9 power, and it can fly!!If I cast Pia and Kiran Nalaar, the Chandra's Spitfire can increase itspower 27, it means you can dealt many damages to one opponents.Neheb, the EternalIn 4 people game, one creature ETB can increase 8 red mana to your mana pool at main phase 2.It let you can cast bigger X spell to knock down the opponents.

recell08 on R/W-Burn - <200$

6 months ago

After the first tests I'll remove 2 Chandra's Spitfire and will put in 2 more copies of Keldon Marauders. Chandras is great, but 3 mana are just to much in this deck and cause of this the Chandras stay in my hand most of the time.

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