Fire-Belly Changeling

Fire-Belly Changeling

Creature — Shapeshifter

Changeling (This card is every creature type at all times.)

(Red): Fire-Belly Changeling gets +1/+0 until end of turn. Play this ability no more than twice each turn.

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Knights vs. Dragons (DDG) Common
Lorwyn (LRW) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
Block Constructed Legal
Pauper Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Noble Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Fire-Belly Changeling Discussion

epajula on Ur-vreything

1 month ago

I really dig the Changeling Dragon theme. I've seen this deck, it was fun to watch, and it's neat to see the insides. Do your 1 and 2-drop changelings make a difference? How well have the planeswalkers worked out?

Cards to consider removing (5): Champion of Dusk, Cloudshredder Sliver, Lovisa Coldeyes, Thundercloud Shaman, Merrow Commerce,

Cards to consider (14): Kindred Dominance, Heirloom Blade, Omnath, Locus of Rage, Blood Tribute, Forerunner of the Legion, Metallic Mimic, Dregscape Sliver, Harmonic Sliver, Necrotic Sliver, and Kindred Discovery. Also with over 40 creatures having more effects that trigger with creatures entering the battle field seem useful: Aura Shards, Cathars' Crusade, Guardian Project, Soul of the Harvest, and Chulane, Teller of Tales.

I don't personally like creatures that reduce costs. I'd rather play a mana dork, or rock. How often do you empty your hand? Would wheel spells be useful? I personally like Lifecrafter's Bestiary. You currently have 16 shapeshifters (w/o Crib Swap, Shields of Velis Vel). I don't know how much you want to play with that number, but I wonder how good some of the cards are (Changeling Outcast, Fire-Belly Changeling, Impostor of the Sixth Pride, Mothdust Changeling, Woodland Changeling).

Sliver_God on

1 year ago

What are you going up against most of the time? You can probably go to 40-ish lands; cut some of those basics. You'll also only need around 40-ish creatures so you can cut most of those changelings. Fire-Belly Changeling , for example, is usually weak in EDH. There is also usually a lot of artifact-hate in the format, so those artifact creatures are more vulnerable than anything else and won't help you much. With the land-search cards and signets you'll have your colors so long as you keep a good opening hand. Descendants' Path might be a strict upgrade over Call to the Kindred, or even work well alongside it-- along with cards like Belbe's Portal and even things like Quicksilver Amulet , Cryptic Gateway , Dragon Arch , etc. if these things are in your budget. Happy Hunting!

SharpRaptor on Brion Stoutarm (Giants)

1 year ago

Hey :)

So something to immediately note, RW decks do not have a great amount of card draw or mana ramp. So Some of the cut recommendations will be focusing on making our individual card quality quite high, and making sure that our curve is reasonable due to lack of ability to rapidly start dropping high mana creatures quickly.

The recommendations will also be focusing towards the strengths of what our commander gives us. Namely, noncombat based win condition, and reliable lifegain. Meaning we don't have to rely on turning our guys sideways to win, and we can pack our deck with effects that let us draw cards on life gain and similar effects.

Also, I'm sure you are already aware from typing up the decklist, but there are a lot of draft level creatures and other cards in this deck. So there will be a lot of cut recommendations for this one.

Recommended Cuts

Creatures

Bull Cerodon - Its a generic 5/5 for 6. Its not great here.

Fire-Belly Changeling - While it is a giant for our tribal effects, we could do with something with more impact for our two drops.

Firemane Angel - This card is just SO SLOW and SO expensive to get anything going. And the body that all this work gets you is so mediocre that i just don't think this is worth it.

Hearthcage Giant - Second most expensive mana cost card in the deck, and not nearly as powerful as what we want any 8 drops that we play to be.

Hillcomber Giant - 4 mana 3/3 with little upside. We can play better.

Ivory Giant - Suspended on turn 1 this will come down on turn 6. Hard cast it will come down on turn 7. The effect that we get from doing so is not necessarily game changing so we can probably find something thats better for this slot.

Kuldotha Ringleader - Another draft level creature that unfortunately doesn't make the cut in commander.

Lairwatch Giant - Again. too much mana for what it does.

Shatterskull Giant - 4 mana 4/3 with nothing else. Not really good enough

Maybe Creatures

Artisan of Kozilek - This effect is good. But its a lot of mana in a colour pair not known for great ramp. So this is one we will need to re-evaluate once we look at how good our mana is.

Cloudgoat Ranger - While it makes a decent amount of bodies for the cost, its not greatly efficient towards what we are trying to do.

Wandering Graybeard - Ok stats but rather low impact for a 5 drop in commander. Doesn't immediately need replacing but on the short list further down the line.

LostDragon01 on Resolute Blademaster PDH

2 years ago

Fine deck! I see you have plan to win a game at least. And i see you love the vanilla creatures much.

When i first saw Resolute Blademaster, i was inspired to to make a deck on it, but failed when discover that have no card draw in commons. I want to make some suggestions to your deck through.

How about to add more Scry ability to your permanents? Darksteel Pendant, Seer's Lantern, Path of Ancestry

And more graveyard recursion, for more triggers or protection your expensive general? Angelic Renewal, Breath of Life, False Defeat

Also, Soltari Visionary cold be cool removal considering double strike.

Dont forget that changelings is Ally too! Avian Changeling, Fire-Belly Changeling

Bloodcrazed Neonate, Erdwal Ripper, Heirs of Stromkirk grows each turn. And with Double strike they grows twice faster!

Skirk Commando can triggered twice and kill creatures that player wont used as blockers

Some cantrip mana artifacts can give you buff at the start and let play Resolute Blademaster turn earlier, but in late game you can draw cards instead of them to play something else: Boros Cluestone, Commander's Sphere, Mind Stone

Some auras that returning to your hand better then one time tricks. Undying Rage more stable then Brute Force for example

Orthodongtist on Rallies

2 years ago

The one card that I think could be upgraded to something better is the Tajuru Stalwart given that you're only maxing out on 3 colors of mana. Maybe those 4 slots could be allocated to more utility? Or even changeling creatures since they have the Ally creature type such as Fire-Belly Changeling or Ghostly Changeling?

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