Dual Casting


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

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Set Rarity
Avacyn Restored (AVR) Rare

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Dual Casting

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature Enchanted creature has "R, {T}: Copy target instant or sorcery spell you control. You may choose new targets for the copy."

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Dual Casting Discussion

hotschmalz on Firesong (13.10.18)

3 days ago

Also find room for Righteous Confluence Fiery Confluence Rune-Tail, Kitsune Ascendant Blaze Commando Radiate Jaya Ballard Braid of Fire Dictate of the Twin Gods Runechanter's Pike Dualcaster Mage Dual Casting Reiterate

Skullion123 on Grixis storm

1 week ago

I feel like Kess, dissident mage would just be a better commander for this deck overall. If you're going for Storm as a win condition, you'd benefit from a lot of 1 or 2 mana draw spells such as: - Ponder - Opt - Frantic Search (3 mana, but it pays for itself) - Gitaxian Probe - Faithless Looting - Impulse - Serum Visions - Thought Scour

Cards that make instant/sorcery cards cheaper such as: - Baral, Chief of Compliance - primal amulet - Jace's Sanctum - Nightscape Familiar - Sapphire Medallion, Ruby Medallion, and Jet Medallion - Arcane Melee (This one does benefit all players, not just you)

Instants and Sorceries that give you mana, or cards that pay for themselves: - Dark Ritual - Cabal Ritual - Dark Petition - Seething Song - Desperate Ritual - Pyretic Ritual - Priest of Urabrask - Rewind - Unwind

Cards that copy your instants and sorceries: - Thousand-Year Storm - Swarm Intelligence - Dual Casting - Increasing Vengeance - Doublecast - The Mirari Conjecture (Also recurs instants/sorceries from your graveyard, which, while is nice, isn't really that helpful as Kess (if you make her your commander) can just cast them from your graveyard anyway).

Some cards that are just very good in Kess decks should you switch to her: - Increasing Vengeance - Increasing Ambition - Entomb - Forbidden Alchemy - Intuition - Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip - Mizzix's Mastery - Past in Flames

banzairama on

3 weeks ago


Thank you for bringing that up, I had the same thought but have not had proper chance to playtest yet. I swapped out lavamancer for Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip and dropped Murderous Cut as I had an extra card anyways...I can't justify Force of Will yet, but I do agree.

In terms of the build, I'm looking for board and hand control as well as ongoing card advantage. Hoping to have answers for almost any situation with instants/sorceries and a mix of approaches to dealing damage, both through combat with strong beaters and direct damage spells/effects. Looking to get as much value out of instants/sorceries through copy/double-casting and abilities of Isochron Scepter, Dual Casting, Kess, Dissident Mage, Guttersnipe, Young Pyromancer and Vial Smasher the Fierce, for example. At first, I imagined this build being focused around counters and board control, but have ended up somewhere between control and midrange... Some cards definitely step outside of the main goals, likely due to their individual value/power or having specific answers for decks encountered in recent playgroups. ex. Batterskull, Wurmcoil Engine, Bloodforged Battle-Axe, Rampaging Ferocidon...

I checked out your UR Tempo, it looks super efficient!

JRaynor on Neheb, The Fireflinger (MRB-Ramp)

1 month ago

Fork and Reverberate are the best of the copy spells. Increasing Vengeance while amazing, functions only to double up your own spells. Fork and Reverberate both have the option of copying an opponent's spell, and either ramping you when needed or functioning as a counter counter-spell if required. The same flexibility is seen in Wild Ricochet, but Reverberate and Fork are only 2 mana, compared to 4.

Considering Reverberate is significantly cheaper, being a buck or two, depending on edition, I'd add that to the deck in a heartbeat and if you find it useful enough, pick up a fork down the road.

If you're looking at 1-for-1 replacements, I think Reverberate is strictly better than Dual Casting and Wild Ricochet, thought both of those cards are fine too.

Aside from recommendations of my own, I was curious how you felt Pyromancer's Gauntlet has run for you. It seems overcosted for the effect to me, so I have never picked up a copy to test with.

cdkime on Mob Mentality

2 months ago

I was not overly impressed with Dual Casting. While it was pretty fun when it worked, there's a reason auras are fairly rare in outside of bogles--your opponents have the option of two-for-oneing you (they can use a single card to take out two of yours.

That was my experience with playtesting--the enchanted creature died placing me behind a turn and down a card. That said, it is a fairly fun card when it did work.

Speaking of creatures being destroyed, I meant to suggest Selfless Spirit for your sideboard in my earlier post, but seemed to have missed it. Given how common Wrath effects are, and how you can't recover well from one, Selfless Spirit would be a great option.

djewell on Mob Mentality

2 months ago

@cdkime thank you! I playtested my deck against some top notch control last night and got my butt HANDED to me. I couldn't even touch the guy! I'll be doing some looking into what I can do. Did you get to use Dual Casting at all? In my head, the card seems effective and fun, however, do you feel that it is effective enough to run 2 more and take increasing devotion out?

djewell on Mob Mentality

2 months ago

@thebome101 Thank you! And thank you for the feedback! I had faintly thought of Panharmonicon and have one copy currently (yes it's quite a bit cheaper). My initial thoughts were this... that it was a dime in one hand and 10 pennies in the other. Doubling tokens creates double the damage output for Impact Tremors and Kessig Malcontents..

Upon further thought, however, Anointed Procession comes with the temptation of holding off on Kessig or Burn at the Stake when really, I should just be slamming those things down like there's no tomorrow. Dual Casting as well, can give me the double token output from my sorcery drops.. and turning all my Impact Tremors into Purphoros, God of the Forge's is quite attractive. Good suggestion! I'll make the change and keep my Anointed Processions nearby.

Cloudy105N on Triple Epic - Becoming a GOD!

2 months ago

Hey, one thing I noticed while testing my Lightning Dragon Form deck is that cards like Reverberate, Reiterate, Dual Casting, Wild Ricochet, Fork, and others can actually put a copy of the Epic cards on the stack if you copy them. It is a lot more mana, but could be worth looking into.

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