Fireshrieker

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Conspiracy (CNS) Uncommon
Magic 2014 (M14) Uncommon
Mirrodin (MRD) Uncommon

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Fireshrieker

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature has double strike. (It deals both first-strike and regular combat damage.)

Equip {2} ({2}: Attach to target creature you control. Equip only as a sorcery.)

Fireshrieker Discussion

TwinStags on Skullboi, Bag O’ Bones

7 hours ago

@McToters

Agreed. After my Animar, Soul of Elements deck fell apart, I wanted to make a counters deck with less bells and whistles. I always find EDH disheartening when the best versions have been calculated and there’s no room to refine. Skullbriar needed a massive facelift imo.

I might prefer Inspiring Call over Rishkar's Expertise . Maybe I’ll try to fit in Keen Sense with my already Sixth Sense . With Phyrexian Arena I should be fine with draw.

Entreat the Dead is gonna go. I have too much grave return atm. I thought about using Blood for Bones , but would need more cards like Eternal Witness and Golgari Findbroker .

Collector Ouphe definitely warrants his spot. I’ll keep my Sol Ring just cuz. But I might switch the other out for one that can be sac’d in response to him being played(so it doesn’t become useless). Since creatures are much more the focus here, especially with Green Sun's Zenith , I might stick with mana dorks. Crypt Ghast is weird. I feel like I never have enough swamps for him to be effective at 4cmc.

Bow of Nylea : deathtouch wrecks with your setup. With trample it’s stellar, but I’m still torn. A single counter a turn for 2 is garbage, 2 damage is meh, lifegain is a no, I can return and play cards from my grave. But just sitting there it’s not terrible. It’ll probably go out at a later date.

Fireshrieker is better, but still so damn expensive. Inquisitor's Flail is going out. I agree with guaranteed vs more dmg

McToters on Skullboi, Bag O’ Bones

17 hours ago

Hey, fair enough! To each their own. I apologize if I’m leaving too much of my own subjective view on your deck page, but I’m always interested to hear why people have certain cards and maybe why they don’t care for my suggestions. It can be hard sometimes since metas can be so very different.

Your logic against instant-pumps is absolutely correct, I just have a completely different experience in multiplayer (piloting this deck since 2013), and 1v1 is an entirely different story (he is usually too fast and evasive). People always seem to flail against combat tricks, combined with the fact skullbriar is naturally fast. The way I see it is the pump spells are essentially an extra investment into Skullbriar’s counter placement; extra evasion, extra strength; adds extra synergy (w/ Skullbriar). I’m just putting all my eggs in one basket. Would it be better to reuse these spells? Absolutely. But that’s also why I have a bunch of them. I’m also going for affect; how I can take someone out with Enlarge + Might of Oaks with Hot Soup —it’s hilarious!

My point with the reanimation that you were confused about was just how it can avoid commander tax, which is overall a great thing.

Anyway, sorry again if I havent been much help. It’s always cool to see someone else’s deck-list. If you want to continue this conversation we don’t have to keep writing on your page. If you want we can discuss via wall comments if you’d like.

Quickly, based on your update from this morning: I think you should put in Inspiring Call and Rishkar's Expertise . Both seem like insane draw for this deck. I’m definitely going to add both of these to mine! I agree with all the changes you made too—love the Collector Ouphe add. Also, my 2 cents: use Fireshrieker over Inquisitor's Flail .

multimedia on need help building zurgo

3 weeks ago

Hey, consider Warriors with Zurgo as Commander and Aurelia, the Warleader at the top of the mana curve?

There's many budget Warriors. Some that stand out are Mindblade Render , Rushblade Commander , Alesha, Who Smiles at Death , Ash Zealot , Bloodsoaked Champion , Blood-Chin Rager , Blood-Chin Fanatic , Arashin Foremost , Brutal Hordechief , Azra Oddsmaker ,etc. Aurelia is not a Warrior, but she can come into play after Zurgo for big double combat phases swings. Some budget pay offs for being tribal are: Raiders' Spoils , Shared Animosity , Obsidian Battle-Axe , Blood-Chin Fanatic , Arashin Foremost , Metallic Mimic , etc.

Zurgo benefits a lot from repeatable double strike being able to potentially do 14 or more points of Commander damage with one Zurgo attack. Arashin Foremost , Bruse Tarl, Boorish Herder , Duelist's Heritage , Fireshrieker , Ajani, Caller of the Pride . Boros Charm is also an excellent card in Commander.

QuietMyth on St. Kozi, the Nope Pope

1 month ago

Hiya, you commented on my list, so i'm here to give some pointers.

Overall it looks great, the only thing I really have for you is a list of cards that are kind of traps.

Armillary Sphere is really bad, unfortunately. Probably just going to want a 2 drop rock in this slot.

most people consider It That Betrays a win-more card, I think it can be fun, but it doesn't have a spot in my lists.

Field of Ruin is terrible in commander if you ask me, boosting 2 other players to get rid of a land isn't something this deck has to do when it can run better strip mine effects.

Lux Cannon is playable so long as you keep in the clocks and Paradox engine, but if you ever look at cutting one of those you should look at Lux cannon first

Hedron Matrix is 4 to cast 4 to equip, so there's generally no reason to run it when you could jam Fireshrieker instead

Thran Temporal Gateway is far and away better than Quicksilver Amulet , it's basically a second copy of Vedalken Orrery

Ugin's Nexus is something I slot in when I feel like playing Emrakul, the Promised End in the command zone, which isn't often, but it's probably fine either way.

I've cut Perilous Vault in favor of Nevinyrral's disk, Oblivion Stone, All is Dust, and Ugin the Spirit Dragon. We can get our stuff back from the graveyard pretty easily, but exiling our mana rocks is pretty rough.

You have a 10 drop priority eldrazi in the command zone, so adding things like Desolation Twin can really muck up your opening hands, I'd look at keeping the in-deck big bois to a minimum.

Good luck!

PS: Don't underestimate the power of Phyrexia's Core and High Market !!! Protecting your eldrazi from getting exiled and having a -land- that can sacrifice Ugin's Nexus is very very good!

Azeworai on Storrev Budget Druid

1 month ago

Perhaps Underworld Connections and/or Ruinous Path ? Fireshrieker can double up combat triggers, too.

Joe_Ken_ on Need help with a commander ...

1 month ago

I’d recommend running Grafted Exoskeleton to give one of your strong creatures infect when they need it if they already don’t have it. Also Fireshrieker for that doublestrike.

bryanedds on Feather and Flame

2 months ago

Fireshrieker and Paradise Mantle will make equipment tutors more relevant and help with mana starvation.

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2 months ago

Colorless is the best color. I'm always happy to see someone else playing the best Kozilek. And with a pretty dang good budget too, wow. I did my best to read the comments, but I can't promise I won't repeat some of their suggestions.

Can I talk you into some stax? Our precious artifact babies need all the protection from evil Merciless Eviction 's and nasty Bane of Progress es. I know that the primary strategy for dealing with the main artifact-destroyers at the table is to hit them hard and fast, but that won't happen every time. Shut down those pesky forests with Winter Orb . Slow down those speedy decks with Tangle Wire (seriously though, this card is the nuts). Torpor Orb can't hurt either. A well timed Kozilek into Static Orb gets the Ws almost immediately.

Do you ever get much value out of the Urza lands? Miren, the Moaning Well is solid because sac outlets are good stuff. Deserted Temple is a budget Candelabra. Scavenger Grounds can save your butt against graveyard shenanigans. And dude, where's your Strip Mine ?

I infer from your list that you enjoy the smashy side of this deck, while I prefer the speedy combo assembly aspect of Kozi. I understand Fireshrieker 's value of one-shotting some poor sap, but Batterskull seems a little too low value, as does Key to the City . I fill those slots with ways to get Kozi back in my hand/command zone, like Ashnod's Altar and Erratic Portal .

How much value do you get from Mirrorworks ? I felt it was a little too slow and cut it from my list a while back. A 5 drop I'm currently interesting in trying out is Memory Jar . Another I'm on the cusp of purchasing is Staff of Domination , because everyone says it's amazing. If you're ever interested in yet another ramp artifact, Kyren Toy is delightfully weird. I'm pretty hype for Newgin , too.

You're doing God's work, colorless player, keep it up. Really fantastic list. Sorry for the essay.

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Fireshrieker occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

White: 0.31%