Flip a coin until you lose a flip or choose to stop flipping. If you lose a flip, Fiery Gambit has no effect. If you win one or more flips, Fiery Gambit deals 3 damage to target creature. If you win two or more flips, Fiery Gambit deals 6 damage to each opponent. If you win three or more flips, draw nine cards and untap all lands you control.
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Fiery Gambit Discussion
2 months ago
3 months ago
They can play differently but both benefit from playing cheap cantrip/buff spells and swinging.
Shu Yun can also go tokens with Talrand, Sky Summoner, Young Pyromancer ect. but Zada would be more focused on that strategy. He won't be able to buff them like Zada can. They would more or less be chump blockers.
No interest in running any sort of goodstuff deck.
As for Fiery Gambit since it targets a creature you can target Zada with it and copy it many times with a token army and ping opponents to death.
3 months ago
I think they both play very differently.
Zada, Hedron Grinder seems like a good general for a token strategy where you can teambuff the whole team with instants/sorceries by targetting Zada.
Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest does not really require to go wide. Notice that his ability and prowess both state "noncreature", which means that casting planeswalkers, enchantments or artifacts will also trigger him. You could play aura enchantments to buff Shu Yun which will also grant you the possibility to pay the mana to give him double strike. You could go voltron with him or just Jeskai Goodstuff.
I'll admit I don't really understand the last part about Fiery Gambit, however if you're looking to make a coinflipping deck, I'll gladly guide you to the best one I've found so far: Great coinflipping deck
3 months ago
Title says it all Zada, Hedron Grinder or Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest? Both have similar play styles: cast instants/sorceries on your commander, swing. Shu Yun has the added advantage of whereas Zada can buff her entire army with one spell. Yun's card draw isn't dependant on him being on the field like it is for Zada but he does miss out on funny wins with Fiery Gambit.
3 months ago
Consecrated Sphinx, Winds of Change, Pull from Tomorrow, Read the Runes, Mulldrifter, Nin, the Pain Artist, Illuminate, Illusory Ambusher, Incendiary Command, Izzet Charm, Kefnet the Mindful, Laquatus's Creativity, Master the Way, Mindmoil, Molten Psyche, Faithless Looting, Fateful Showdown, Fiery Gambit, Flux, Wheel of Fortune, Forgotten Creation, Collective Defiance, Dack Fayden, Dangerous Wager, Desperate Ravings, Distant Memories, Bedlam Reveler ...
Any mass draw + Molten Psyche can be a funny way of finishing someone off...
Just ideas !
Bumping CommanderEesha's Skullclamp suggestion. It would be absolutely broken in this deck !
5 months ago
I love a good mono-red BEATS deck! How does Urza's Rage sound? Chandra, Pyromaster is a cheap planeswalker than can copy a devastating damage spell. Dual Casting for more copying. If you want to have fun and gamble, Fiery Gambit can attract a crowd to your table to watch (Imagine copying it!). Braid of Fire Ain't cheap, but it'll supply you with mana. Wild Ricochet is almost an auto-include for me (saved me multiple times). run Brand if card stealing is heavy in your meta.
Card Draw: Unfortunately, Red mana doesn't have great access to card draw without discard effects; Avaricious Dragon, Browbeat can net a few cards, Burning Inquiry, Goblin Lore, Control of the Court, Mindmoil does a dope job of letting you dig through your library. ALOT of wheel effects.
BUT Geth's Grimoire Makes amazing use of these wheel effects!!
You might be interested in Otherworld Atlas. Yes it gives everybody cards, but hardly anyone can complain or target the guy giving everyone cards. Arcane Spyglass makes use of unneeded mana. Farsight Mask, Font of Mythos, Illuminated Folio, Staff of Nin, Well of Knowledge,
Sorry for the gross wall of text, hope this helps!!