Creature — Human Wizard
T: Izzet Staticaster deals 1 damage to target creature and each other creature with the same name as that creature.
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Izzet Staticaster Discussion
1 month ago
Like always Ratchet Bomb is great if you expect to use it vs CMC 0 and CMC 1, where we have good targets in Chalice of the Void, Death's Shadow, Slippery Bogle, Relic of Progenitus, elves, etc. But it's rather slow and unreliable after CMC 1. We want to get rid of problematic cards like Rest in Peace and Etched Champion, but also to have the versatility to deal with Thalia, Guardian of Thraben, Liliana, the Last Hope, Izzet Staticaster, etc.
1 month ago
If aggro is a huge problem, I'd say you best options are Pyroclasm, Anger of the Gods, Slagstorm, Kozilek's Return, and if you really want to be sneaky, you can play Firespout (because it won't kill your fliers) and it acts like a Slagstorm on an opponent's board! Since you'd likely be more of the control deck game 2 playing a lot fo these would probably give you enough time to cast a finisher and win.
You might want to play the card known as Izzet Staticaster, as it can deal with tokens and lots of small creatures.
I've seen many lists run Echoing Truth as a sort of "catch-all" spell, so that they can deal with things like artifacts or enchantments, as well as certain combos/cards. Ratchet Bomb is also good at doing this.
If you need anymore help, feel free to let me know!
2 months ago
As a UR fanatic, this deck needs some serious work.
I suggest keeping your curve lower. 5 drops are not fantastic in Modern, as you are usually dead by then.
These are just suggestions, so you don't have to follow them, but they give you more options, that can seriously improve your deck.
Hope that helps, even a little.
2 months ago
Stubborn Denial might be more synergistic rather than Countersquall with your specific creature base. Remember Stubborn Denials Ferocious ability triggers on top of Bedlam Reveler's Prowess too. You do lose the burn which is what makes Countersquall so great, but it's much easier leaving open than .
Also 1x Izzet Staticaster for the sideboard is usually pretty solid.
3 months ago
I did say it was a ton:
Arbor Elf x5, Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle, Misdirection (masques), Dakmor Salvage x3 (2 FUT, 1 DD), Sudden Shock x2, Wild Nacatl x2, Qasali Pridemage, Martyr of Sands x2, Nimble Mongoose, Thought Scour x4 (3 DKA, 1 DD), Skred x4, Kor Firewalker x4, Zealous Persecution x2, Firespout, Magma Jet (DD), Dissipate x2 (M15), Darksteel Citadel x2, Breakthrough (CNS), Sakura-Tribe Elder x4, Duress x4 (M13), Sulfur Elemental x2, Vapor Snag, Ornithopter x4, Wipe Away, Mystical Teachings x2, Boreal Druid x3, Volcanic Fallout (CNS), Ingot Chewer x4, Empty the Warrens x4, Punishing Fire x4, Condemn x4, Dragon's Claw x4, Combust x4, Elvish Visionary x4, Farseek x4, Edge of Autumn x4 (FUT), Repeal x4 (GPT), Think Twice x4 (TSP), Intangible Virtue x4, Raise the Alarm x2, Celestial Purge x4, Ray of Revelation (JUD), Apostle's Blessing x4, Patrician's Scorn x4 (FUT), Wispmare x4, Leonin Relic-Warder x2, Izzet Staticaster, Grapple with the Past x3, Take Inventory x2, Steel Sabotage x4, Zulaport Cutthroat x2, Blessed Alliance, Lightning Storm, Welding Jar, Stubborn Denial, Dispel (2 RTR, 2 BFZ), Faerie Macabre x2, Tuktuk Scrapper, and Energy Flux
That's everything I have that's unlisted from your wants. Everything that's listed as a match I checked to make sure I still have, so request anything. There are a few cards that I've offered to other people for trades, so if you want them I'll wait a day or two on their reply (specifically, the Eldrazi Displacers you mentioned).
Since you mentioned edition, I tried to be accurate on what printing each card is with these. I can't guarantee that everything in my binder is 100% accurate on edition, but I try to do my best to make sure each card is at least showing the correct art and card frame.
Cards of yours I'm specifically interested in are: Diabolic Intent, 2 Stoneforge Mystics, Gate to Phyrexia, Monastery Mentor, 2 Toxic Deluge, Forbidden Orchard, and Quirion Ranger, though of course I'll trade for any other matches as well.
Hope to hear from you.
3 months ago
Also, since you have lands which can produce red mana, Impact Tremors, or Purphoros, God of the Forge might be hilariously effective. Make infinite creatures and kill your opponent. I almost forgot, Izzet Staticaster seems like a good sideboard card as well.
3 months ago
I also really like Izzet Staticaster on sideboard to help you deal with token decks.
4 months ago
Cards to consider, maybe some just for Sideboard: Izzet Staticaster, AEther Adept, Harbinger of the Tides, Anathemancer, Blood Scrivener, Grim Lavamancer, Grim Haruspex, Archetype of Imagination, Kheru Spellsnatcher, Mizzium Meddler, Pain Seer, Silumgar Sorcerer, Snapcaster Mage, Kolaghan's Command, Fatal Push, Venser, Shaper Savant, Voidmage Prodigy, Metallic Mimic