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As an additional cost to play Fling, sacrifice a creature.
Fling deals damage equal to the sacrificed creature's power to target creature or player.
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Hush I love Fling , but when going for a turn three or four win it's not usually cost effective. I'd have to be able to cast three spells before Fling for it to be lethal in most cases, which means at least two Phyrexian mana spells.
I usually like Fling in a deck like this
Actually there's Fling as well that is an instant and also red, which gave me some ideas in conjunction with your mana combo that can also be done with Desperate Ritual and could be used with Fling if I manage to splash red or build a new deck around this idea, so many possibilities! hahah
Thanks for the feedback bro, I gave you a +1 on your deck as well, very interesting ideas and deadly ones too! :D
I intended for this deck to be my first modern deck. After buying all of the cards and sleeving them, i noticed that Unearth is not modern legal anymore.The main purpose of having it in there was so that i could Unearth a Ball Lightning and then possibly Fling it at my opponent.Unearth was also nice because you could cycle it. I considered Reanimate , but that's not legal either. I liked having the one drop return a creature to my battlefield, but now i don't know what to do.Can anyone help me?
Ty, I considered the Goblin Grenade , but I worry that can be a dead card in quite a few situations. I'd probably need to add more goblins or more things that chunk enemies. I'd have to do a semi-rework of the deck.
Fling was also considered, but I have relatively low creature powers that it becomes a bad card.
In answer to your question - yes the ability will be triggered. Shroud (and hexproof from an opponent's point of view) don't allow you to target the permanent. If the ability stated: "Whenever an opponent is stated noncombat damage, target creature gets +3/+0 until end of turn" it wouldn't work but since there is no targetting going on its fine.
Also, I would look into swapping Vengeful Rebirth out for something like Regrowth . I appreciate the damage is nice but its too high CMC for the build. You could also look into things like Fling for the spitfire - offload a bunch of damage spells into an opponent, swing with the spitfire and then Fling it for lethal. Again, fling doesn't target so it gets around shroud as you "sacrifice a creature", not "sacrifice target creature".
I think that one or two Early Harvest s might also be worthwhile here.
Some ways I think that can help improve this deck are to add a full set of Serum Visions . You may also want some more burn in the deck as well (it may drop your curve a bit more even though it's still at a good curve). You can probably drop 2 of your Reverberate 's for the other 2 Serum Visions .
I also read some of the old comments from your deck, and I think Jamesfurrow has really helped a lot with improving your deck. His deck "Izzet" modern ready? is a very good build of a U/R Modern deck!
I did however notice that he had suggested Lightning Strike or Searing Spear as second good burn spells (which they really are). However, I think Incinerate is much than both since it's the same thing, just that if you target a Creature; it can't be Regenerated (just wanted to point that out).
You also mentioned that when you had Goblin Electromancer in the deck; you ran Brimstone Volley to potentially deal 5 damage for R. By using Serum Visions and Magma Jet 's Scry, you can use Thunderous Wrath as a 2 of. Cast it for it's Miracle cost and it's 5 damage for R!
Lastly, I'd like to suggest Browbeat ! I think it's a great card as it deals either 5 damage or draws you 3 cards. These are both options you want to have in this kind of deck. Even though it's 2R CMC and your opponent probably won't make the choice that you want them too; it'll work in your favor anyway as they'll either take a lot of damage or you'll draw cards and might draw some more burn to equal the 5 damage they didn't take! So either way; it's a win/win situation and that's why I love the card!
+1 for the deck! Feel free to check out my deck Izzet Working? for some suggestions, and tips!
|Avg. draft pick||6.67|
|Avg. cube pick||12.04|
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Planechase 2012 Edition||Common|
|2012 Core Set||Common|
|2011 Core Set||Common|
|Promo set for Gatherer||Common|