Fires of Yavimaya

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Format Legality
Vintage Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Set Rarity
Planechase Anthology Uncommon
Vintage Masters Uncommon
Conspiracy Uncommon
Commander 2013 Uncommon
Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters Uncommon
Planechase 2012 Edition Uncommon
Archenemy Uncommon
Planechase Uncommon
Invasion Uncommon

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Fires of Yavimaya

Enchantment

Creatures you control have haste.

Sacrifice Fires of Yavimaya: Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

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Fires of Yavimaya Discussion

sonnet666 on I Need Help Making My ...

1 day ago

Wild Research has a color identity, and is not legal for your deck.

The only way I can think of to attach lots of auras to Uril at the same time is to play Retether, Open the Vaults, or Replenish while you have Uril out and a lot of auras in the graveyard already. Either that or play Primal Surge and hope you don't hit a non-permanent. Up to you whether you think either of those are a good idea.

The ONLY ways for you to deal infect damage with Uril in Naya colors are Grafted Exoskeleton and Triumph of the Hordes. There are no other cards that grant infect to a creature outside of blue and black.

Symmetrical card draw is very bad in EDH, since it just gives people more gas to answer you or win the game ahead of you. Font of Mythos, Horn of Greed, Howling Mine, Omen Machine, Temple Bell, and Rites of Flourishing should all be cut. Wheel of Fortune and Reforge the Soul are usually better because you can wait to cast them until you have no hand and your opponents have lots of cards, but you actually have better options in green, so I'd recommend cutting at least Reforge.

Replace with the following: Sram, Senior Edificer, Kor Spiritdancer, Rishkar's Expertise, Sage's Reverie, Soul's Majesty, Abzan Beastmaster, Mesa Enchantress, Verduran Enchantress, and Eidolon of Blossoms (maybe).

You also NEED better ramp. Tithe, Cultivate, Journey of Discovery, Elfhame Sanctuary, and Kodama's Reach are all sub-par and should be cut. 41 lands is also WAY too high. You'll be able to ramp much more consistantly if you cut that down. You can go down to 35 lands without a problem, and then after that you can cut one land for every 0 CMC mana rock you add to the deck. (Don't worry about Exploration, Burgeoning, and Oracle of Mul Daya being less effective. The extra draw factor will offset that. I would probably cut Azuza though, since she doesn't give you much if you aren't flooded with land.) Out of your lands, Jungle Shrine, Maze of Ith, Mikokoro, Center of the Sea, and Temple of the False God are all kind of bad and could be cut. Some better utility lands would be Kessig Wolf Run and Hall of the Bandit Lord.

All of the following are better ramp than you have: Mana Crypt, Mox Diamond, Chrome Mox, Lotus Petal, Lotus Bloom, Ancient Tomb, Nature's Lore, Three Visits, Coalition Relic, Boros Signet, Selesnya Signet, Gruul Signet, Llanowar Elves, Fyndhorn Elves, Elvish Mystic, Avacyn's Pilgrim, Dryad Arbor (tutored off of Green Sun's Zenith, Harrow, Crop Rotation (into Ancient Tomb), Gemstone Caverns, Chromatic Lantern (maybe), Joraga Treespeaker (maybe), Skyshroud Claim (maybe), Trace of Abundance (maybe), Fertile Ground (maybe), Utopia Sprawl (maybe), and Wild Growth (maybe). You may also want to consider Herald of the Pantheon or Hero of Iroas to reduce the cost of your spells.

Now, on to the auras. You have a ton of auras that don't really do... anything? I get that you want to buff Uril as much as possible, but EDH is format of card advantage, and you really shouldn't be playing cards that just read, "your commander gets +2/+2."

I would cut all of the following Abzan Runemark, Angelic Destiny (this really doesn't give you much for 4 mana), Asha's Favor, Burrowing, Call To Serve, Cave Sense, Crown of Awe, Dust Corona, Eternal Warrior, Griffin Guide, Gryff's Boon, Inviolability (He already going to be the biggest thing around, why do you need this?), Murder Investigation (You have no support for these tokens.), Nimbus Wings, Serra's Embrace, Triclopean Sight, Vigilance, and Vow of Duty.

And here's what I recommend in their place:

Double strike: Battle Mastery, Runes of the Deus, and Duelist's Heritage. Literally the best effect you can Uril, since it will double all the other buffs you're giving him.

Massive Gains: Ethereal Armor, Eidolon of Countless Battles, and Helm of the Gods (not an aura but w/e). If you're going to have cards that just buff your commander, it might as well be for a LOT.

Extra Card Advantage: Sixth Sense, Keen Sense, and Snake Umbra. These guys are cheap extra draw factor.

Trample: Rancor (best), Armadillo Cloak, Unflinching Courage, and Eldrazi Conscription (maybe). After Protection, Trample is the most reliable way to get damage through in your colors.

Haste: Instill Energy, Messenger's Speed, Cartouche of Zeal, Fervor, and Fires of Yavimaya. Hasting a Voltron commander is the best way to get your beats in asap.

Extra protection for your commander: Shielded by Faith, Spider Umbra, Hyena Umbra, Felidar Umbra, Bear Umbra, and Flickerform. (Speaking of protection, Tajuru Preserver, Grand Abolisher, Vexing Shusher, Gaea's Herald, and Sigarda, Host of Herons are all good ways to make sure Uril can't be messed with.)

Also put in Spirit Loop. It's cheap and comes back if Uril leaves play somehow.

Other miscellaneous stuff:

Heliod's Pilgrim, Open the Armory, and Plea for Guidance are other tutors you could include. Open the Armory also grabs Grafted Exoskeleton and Helm of the Gods if you put them in, so I'd recommend it.

Nomad Mythmaker might make a useful recovery tool.

Mayael's Aria buffs Uril, gains you life, and can straight up win the game for you, nuff said.

If you can find the space, you could really use better board control to deal with problem permanents. Here are some good removal spells in your colors: Swords to Plowshares, Beast Within, Chaos Warp, Oblation, Krosan Grip, Oblivion Ring, Qasali Pridemage, Return to Dust, Hull Breach, Winds of Rath, Chandra's Ignition, Austere Command, and Wrath of God.

And that's all I can think of at the moment. Good luck.

enpc on Wort lays eggs

1 week ago

First off, cool idea.

Secondly, a few cards probably worth adding:

KeelHaul10 on Ruric Thar's Army

1 week ago

I recommend Guttural Response for anti-blue. Also Fires of Yavimaya

TwoIdiots on Baby's First Multiplayer Cube (cards to include?)

1 week ago

CHANGELOG 15/5/17

Wedge/Shard additions based on our discussion yesterday:

Cuts:

Colorless:

Gold:

White:

Blue:

Green:

Note: Nothing has been cut yet. Do you agree with them? If not, please let me know which :)

/N

Vininn126 on Surrak EDH

2 weeks ago

Hey I'm coming over from reddit.

I think first of all, you have some decent ramp and card draw, but I might replace Abzan Beastmaster and Triumph of Ferocity for some other green creature card draw, like Primordial Sage or Soul of the Harvest. Maybe replace Utopia Sprawl with Sakura-Tribe Elder, it's a creature so it has better synergy with your deck, also it's easier to get the extra mana. Archwing Dragon is not the best mana dump by any means and I would replace it with... I dunno there's a lot of really great goodstuff cards at 4 mana, like Rashmi, Eternities Crafter. The "buff my creature" cards are not great, like Boon Satyr or Rancor, as there are much better Anthems, like Beastmaster Ascension.Frost Walker is not a good edh card. At two mana there's Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip. Orcish Lumberjack is sketch, maybe Birds of Paradise. Maybe replace the Trinket Mage and Treasure Mage with Fierce Empath or some sick Haste enablers like Fires of Yavimaya or Hammer of Purphoros. Also a couple more lands couldn't hurt, maybe closer to 36-38. Fire/Ice has a low power for edh, as is lightning bolt. I'm also not the biggest fan of prophetic bolt. Some good removal includes Beast Within and Krosan Grip. I'm also not a fan of Skullclamp in a deck not focused around your own creatures dying. Maybe Mystic Remora or Rhystic Study for cheap card draw. A fun card I like in general is Zendikar Resurgent but it's 7 mana, and usually the turn you drop it, it does nothing. So if you can find a spot in your deck to put it go ahead, but it's low priority.

BMX482 on Token for Your Thoughts?

1 month ago

So I got rid of those 4 because you are definitely right, during the making of the deck, I was honestly just being stubborn because I wanted to use them but they definitely aren't best in slot for the deck. I switched in Fires of Yavimaya because of its utility if it's targeted, Privileged Position Because it gives everything hexproof not just enchants, Argothian Enchantress Because she's tough to get rid of and a great early drop, and finally Eidolon of Blossoms because it draws off itself and is also an enchantment. Plus I think I needed the extra draw anyway. I'm currently looking for anything else I can take out for a couple other things, preferably for Avenger of Zendikar and maybe Sterling Grove for that extra defense and it's fetch trigger when it's targeted. I'm trying not to get rid of my protection spells because I want a little bit of pillow fort going on because it's more of a late game deck.

Osbert on Token for Your Thoughts?

1 month ago

No problem. A general strategy for Commander is you want cards that give you longevity in a game, like playing a card like Phyrexian Arena instead of a standard draw spell like Read the Bones. Arena generates you more value after your 3rd upkeep and onward. The faster your meta, the more you will probably gravitate to instant reward cards which allow for a more responsive game. While I'm thinking about it, there are a few more cards that are really good for going wide; Avenger of Zendikar, Hornet Queen, Coat of Arms, and Overwhelming Stampede tend to make token decks a lot stronger. Also I'm surprised you aren't running haste enablers like Fervor and Fires of Yavimaya, or Odric, Lunarch Marshal to clone saskia's vigilance and haste to your board.

RowdyMagic18 on Dang that's a lot of mana! (First EDH deck, help!)

1 month ago

Osbert Thank you so much for your fantastic suggestions! When I was first constructing my deck, I considered putting in Fervor, and Fires of Yavimaya. I took a look but never put it into the deck! Thanks so much for reminding me of it. It will be very useful for my big swingers, as well as my ramping creatures like Elvish Archdruid, Karametra's Acolyte, and Priest of Titania. I'm laughing just thinking about it!! Boundless Realms is a fantastic card and I don't know why I didn't add it. XD

Also the card draw cards you listed above look absolutely insane! I will look into all of the suggestions and consider what to do to improve my deck.

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