Firebrand Archer


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Hour of Devastation (HOU) Common

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Firebrand Archer

Creature — Human Archer

Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, Firebrand Archer deals 1 damage to each opponent.

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Firebrand Archer Discussion

Ashmed on Zada the Spellslinger

3 days ago

Zetsu, I did have Thermo-Alchemist in the deck originally, however I would have to wait a turn for it to come online, plus Firebrand Archer is triggered by all non-creature spells, making it a bit more versatile. Vandalblast and Renegade Tactics are definitely options to consider though!

hfvalenz, I am still undecided about Make Mischief. I think I will have to test it before making a permanent decision. I see what you mean about Chandra's Ignition, I may have to take that out, possibly in favour of a Mirrorwing Dragon as they are both 5 drops.

T1Glistener on Red Burn (Pauper)

1 week ago

I would highly suggest replacing the Marauders with Firebrand Archers.

StrateN on UR Thermo-Alchemist

1 week ago

I prefer Thermo-Alchemist over Firebrand Archer, because of 2 reasons:

1: his toughness - Firebrand Archer goes down way to quick

1.2: he can also block without dying

2.: he shoots one damage more each round (whats really helpfull in longer games)

And I don't want to play more then 8 creaures. So i, unfortunatly, have to forego the archer.

Snivy__ on UR Thermo-Alchemist

1 week ago

Firebrand Archer would be good with this

foyle99 on

2 weeks ago

Hiya, just a few comments and suggestions here. One, I'm not sure why you've listed the deck as being Standard, as quite a few of the cards in here aren't Standard legal. I'm not one to worry too much about format legality, nor is my playgroup, but I've been to some fairly nitpicky FNM games and you just want to make sure you've got your deck listed as the right format for when you run into someone with a problem. I think the right format here would be Legacy, as you've got a card from all the way back in Urza's Saga. Just a pro tip.

Anyway, on to the cards. One thing i can suggest right off is to replace Open Fire with Lightning Strike. It's also Standard legal now thanks to an Ixalan reprint, and it does the same thing for one fewer mana.

IMHO, any Standard burn deck, or any burn deck, really, is incomplete without Soul-Scar Mage. Prowess AND gives all your burn spells de facto Wither?? Insane card value for a one drop creature. It's also under $3.

If you're not married to the Standard format and want to keep your non-Standard cards, then I'd take out Firebrand Archer for Guttersnipe. Has almost double the value for only one mana more. Also, consider Browbeat. A good option for burn damage to players, but more importantly, for card draw, which is both super important in burn decks with a lot of instants and sorceries and very hard to find in red decks.

Hope this helps!

grantantalus on R Aggro spells

3 weeks ago

The_2ndpanda thanks for your suggestions.

Firebrand Archer and Forgotten Cave added.

The_2ndpanda on R Aggro spells

3 weeks ago

Have you played around with Firebrand Archer in the deck. I play it in my burn deck, and it is very powerful. Also for the mana base maybe some Forgotten Cave to not flood out as easily

Zetsu on Zada the Spellslinger

4 weeks ago

I would suggest Thermo-Alchemist to replace Firebrand Archer, it can take more damage, but can't attack so it might not fit in right.Maybe add Renegade Tactics for more card draw with Zada. Also maybe Vandalblast

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