Grinning Ignus


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

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters Uncommon
Future Sight Common

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Grinning Ignus

Creature — Elemental

(Red), Return Grinning Ignus to its owner's hand: Add (2)(Red) to your mana pool. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

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Grinning Ignus Discussion

ay.lobo on [List - Multiplayer] EDH Generals by Tier

3 days ago

Good evening, thegigibeast, NarejED, and everyone here. Its been a while, but Im ready to resubmit my Purphoros, God of the Forge deck again since it finally hit 100 upvotes. Alright, let me begin my case.

I believe that a Purphoros deck needs to be more than a Tribal-goblin deck. If left to be purely goblin-like, you tend to miss out on amazing and needed cards, like Norin the Wary, Kazuul, Tyrant of the Cliffs, Tempt with Vengeance, and Grinning Ignus, just to name a few. Infinite combos are also awesome, but as has very minimal amount of tutor cards, I just leave them along (also a personal preference not to have infinite combos here). However I do list them in my description in case a player wants to have them too.

With some suggestions, I have lowered the CMC in this deck. Even with Blasphemous Act, the range is as little as 2.69. I've also changed up a third of the deck by adding Snow-Covered Mountain and all. Hmm... However, I do not believe that Purphoros needs a card like Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx. My goal with Purphoros is to not let him have enough devotion to be a creature, as even indestructible creatures are more prone to removals more than indestructible enchantments, case being Swords to Plowshares and Dictate of Erebos.

I hope that you would reconsider my request to see if my deck is worth joining the list here. Or any comments/suggestions. Thank you for your time.

Purphoros and Krenko (Multiplayer EDH Primer)

Commander / EDH ay.lobo

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shrimpandwalrus on Burn Baby Burn

3 days ago

After a few rounds of playtesting, Ravager is bad. Grinning Ignus with Cinder Pyro could be.. cute, but not my top pick. Arc Runner could be playable, although it will most likely be chump blocked.

ay.lobo on Purphoros and Krenko (Multiplayer EDH Primer)

3 weeks ago

acht_deck_manager, hey. I used to have Goblin Sharpshooter in the deck, but without a guarantee kill for him (like with Basilisk Collar) there wasn't a good point to have him out. He would just sit and look cool.

Hellrider is a cool card. But I would rather have him in a deck that attacks often to make the most of him, like a Krenko, Mob Boss attack deck, then a spawn token deck like this. I think it's mostly cause my pods tend to have a lot, a lot of boardwipes.

I did also have Empty the Warrens here in my deck at one point, but with the cost of the spell, trying to storm without going broke, is pretty tough. It's an amazing card with Grinning Ignus, that's for sure!

Lots of good cards, it's tough to think of what to switch out for possible change. Good thoughts.

Winterblast on Why not Cthulhu?

3 weeks ago

I would include some spells to draw huge lots of cards, for example Rishkar's Expertise, Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur... Hardened Scales and Forgotten Ancient to get Counters on Animar faster...maybe Berserk to go for a quick kill with commander dmg after repeatedly casting stuff like Dream Stalker, which can bounce himself (there are some creatures that can bounce themselves or other creatures, when they come into play, I would include all of These instead of some other rather irrelevant creatures). Cloudstone Curio already does that but you better have more such effects in the deck. Maybe include Aluren for even more combo approach (you know how to play with Imperial Recruiter?). Grinning Ignus makes infinite mana with Aluren and it can be cast over and over again for without any help

giving your creatures haste would also be fine. Concordant Crossroads maybe, because you don't really care about helping the opponents when you swing with a shitload of colourless creatures after one huge draw...and it costs only 1 mana.

sabba5600 on Purphoros and Krenko (Multiplayer EDH Primer)

1 month ago

oh yea forgot to mention that Flameshadow Conjuring lets Grinning Ignus go infinite

Abres_Tenelles on EDH - Meow (Purphoros)

1 month ago

Actually have a Panharmonicon as it goes and would be nice with this deck's CiPer's too. But it's doing far dirtier things over here.

I am sure Grinning Ignus was in an early draft of the deck and was cut for something else that I forget. Probably will try him again.

Thank's for the interest and suggestions!

Hybrow on EDH - Meow (Purphoros)

1 month ago

I dont know how heavily you lean on Purphoros' 2 damage ETB effect, but Panharmonicon is great for doubling that damage.

Grinning Ignus - Mid game you can get him out quite a few times in a turn. And leave that one mana spare in case of boardwipe.

I just discovered this guy for my Purphoros Deck - The Fat Red Line

You can take a look for more suggestions, but i think we are running a lot of the same stuff.

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