Heat Shimmer


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

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Set Rarity
Lorwyn Rare

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Heat Shimmer


Put a token into play that's a copy of target creature. It has haste and "At end of turn, remove this permanent from the game."

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Heat Shimmer Discussion

Ohthenoises on [List - Multiplayer] EDH Generals by Tier

2 weeks ago

So, working on an optimized Feldon and I think I've settled on two combos and would like to know if anyone had thoughts.

So considering Feldon is a reanimator I'm going to use mostly creature based combos.

1.) Kiki + Zealous. With Feldon's ability it's easy to just "during end step" zealous and steal a Ghostly Prison, then untap and activate Feldon for Kiki and go off. Requires setup but that's not as hard as it sounds due to the number of draw and discard effects.

2.) Dualcaster, dualcaster is good value in Feldon because you can reanimate it to counter a counter or copy something like Tooth and Nail to go off before someone else. Etc. the other part of the dualcaster combo is Twinflame and Heat Shimmer, these have to be in hand which is a bit of a bummer but with 2 it shouldn't be too hard. Target Feldon, animate dualcaster, infinite dualcasters.

To go along with these I plan on running Purphoros, God of the Forge and Altar of Dementia, you can Altar yourself early game to get the engines online and later you can Altar everyone out of the game if you can't attack with infinite guys.

Any thoughts on these?

SwappletheAppleMasta9000 on Riku of Redirection

2 months ago

Here's what I'd change


Evolving Wilds
Terramorphic Expanse
Flamekin Village
Mossfire Valley
Kessig Wolf Run
Rogue's Passage
Spinerock Knoll
Mimic Vat
Pyromancer's Goggles
Body Double
Izzet Guildmage
Mischievous Quanar
Perplexing Chimera
Sakashima's Student
Chord of Calling
Cloven Casting


Here is a list of cards that I would probably play. They are grouped into package's to help understand their function.
Morph Package
Brine Elemental and maybe Stratus Dancer
Blink Package
Because you can, and should enable your Deadeye Navigator Archaeomancer
Trinket Mage
Mnemonic Wall
Sower of Temptation
If you wanted to get a little meaner.
Peregrine Drake
Great Whale
Land Package
Dryad Arbor to go with your Green Sun's Zenith
Desolate Lighthouse
Seat of the Synod
Great Furnace
Tree of Tales
Hall of the Bandit Lord
Reliquary Tower
Arcane Lighthouse
Boseiju, Who Shelters All
Tinket Mage Package
Seat of the Synod
Great Furnace
Tree of Tales
Sensei's Divining Top
Tormod's Crypt
Relic of Progenitus
Draw Package
Blue Sun's Zenith
Stroke of Genius
Jace's Ingenuity
Its yours, not mine Package
Cackling Counterpart
Heat Shimmer
Talent of the Telepath
Ramp Package
Rampant Growth
Fellwar Stone
Commander's Sphere
Mana Crypt
Grim Monolith
Sakura-Tribe Elder
Three Visits
Lotus Cobra This is only if you plan on getting more fetchlands, because this makes the fetches into dark rituals.
Zendikar Resurgent
Mana Reflection

EternalEDH on Zada Storm Grinder

2 months ago

Yes but technically Zada's copy enters the stack before ever entering the field. To which I can even in response cast something like accelerate on Zada during the loop and draw cards then allowing the loop to recur until I see fit then the Zada copy enters and I choose to sac it or the real one. Then if you wanted to get reallly cute you could technically make infinite copies of the Zada since you do have the ability with the choice to sac on the stack to copy her again and if you have Outpost Siege on board they die they take life and yeah they die. But this would require both Heat Shimmer and Twin Flame I though would not recommend doing that though because it is very easy to get maelstrom pulsed in response and lose the whole thing and lose your dualcaster back up plan.

PartyJ on Zada Storm Grinder

2 months ago

You like foils xD I can imagine this goal xD

Why no Heat Shimmer ?

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AndWelcomeToTheJam on Shu Yun/Zada tokens

3 months ago

Zada/Mirrorwing + Twinflame/Heat Shimmer + Dualcaster Mage = infinite 2/2s with haste.

Rhadamanthus on Do Heat Shimmer and Dualcaster ...

3 months ago

You've overlooked something. You start with something else on the battlefield first, doesn't matter what, and target that with Heat Shimmer. In response, flash in Dualcaster Mage to make a copy of Heat Shimmer and have the copy target the Mage. As the copy of Heat Shimmer resolves it creates a Dualcaster Mage token. Use that token to copy the original Heat Shimmer (still on the stack, waiting to resolve) and keep the chain going.

acbooster on Do Heat Shimmer and Dualcaster ...

3 months ago

You have it backwards. You cast Heat Shimmer targeting something, then cast Dualcaster Mage in response. The Mage resolves and enters the battlefield, its ability triggering and copying Heat Shimmer.

Then you use the copy to clone the Mage, rinse, and repeat.

dalton345 on Do Heat Shimmer and Dualcaster ...

3 months ago

I recently was looking at a deck that was talking about going infinite with Heat Shimmer and Dualcaster Mage, but I just don't see how the combo can work.

The way I understand it, if Dualcaster Mage is on the battlefield and you target it with Heat Shimmer, you don't get the token copy until Heat Shimmer resolves, and thus it is no longer on the stack when you get to put the copy's ability on the stack and therefore the combo can't go infinite.

Have I overlooked something?

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