Lightning Bolt


Lightning Bolt deals 3 damage to target creature or player.

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Lightning Bolt Discussion

Piebye726 on Red White Aggro

11 hours ago

Hoo boy... List time!

CreaturesYou have a lot of high impact creatures that, without a doubt can take the game on their own, but I see that you have no late game big creature removal. I would suggest taking out the high cmc cards like Angelic Skirmisher and Aurelia, the Warleader and replace them with Figure of Destiny or Dragonmaster Outcast. I would also suggest taking out Gisela, Blade of Goldnight, and replacing it with a better one: Gisela, the Broken Blade because the broken blade is much cheaper, has first strike, and lifelink. If you are going to run that, I would also suggest Bruna, the Fading Light because, you know, meld. The purpose of aggro decks, which you labeled this as, is to overwhelm opponents early before you run out of gas, so you need lower cmc creatures, haste preferred. Goblin Guide is a perfect example.

ManabaseAlthough aggro decks aren't as mana demanding as control decks, they still need more dual lands. I would suggest taking out Boros Garrison and replacing it with Sacred Foundry. Shock lands are great because of the potential mana advantage that you can get with this card. Manlands are also great, and I think that Looming Spires would be a perfect fit in this deck. A few mountains and plains are great, but fetchlands are better.

Wincons:Your deck does have many cards that take the game, but I think that it needs a sold wincon. Most decks have 2 parts to it, the wincon, and the supporting cards. If you are running blue, your wincon might be Thing in the Ice  Flip and you supporting cards may be bounce and counter sells. If you are going to run Gisela and Bruna, their melded versions can quite easily win you the game. I think that for a wincon, Transcendent Master would be a great add to your deck. Lightning Bolt is a great card and so is Path to Exile. Deflecting Palm can also be a great instant if you use it properly.

SuggestionsI think that overall, you should use cheaper cmc creatures, and maybe some planeswalkers like Ajani Vengeant and more enchantments. I see that you are lacking in sideboards, so for a start, I would suggest putting in Revoke Existence and Leyline of Sanctity.

ps. take out Kalemne, Disciple of Iroas. once you play with her, you'll feel her underwhelmingnessess

Sorry if I sound condescending but I just needed to get these points across. Good deck tho +1

CheapDecks101 on Quest For The Holy Grail

15 hours ago

sunshine1223 while I do agree with you in some sense, my deck is highly susceptible to removal and Whitemane Lion can save a creature from Lightning Bolt at the blink of an eye.

TheHelvault on R/G Landfall

17 hours ago

If I were you, I'd pick one: Omnath, Locus of Rage or Rampaging Baloths. Baloths is cool and all, but Omnath gives you a bigger creature for just 1 more mana invested. Maybe run 2 Omnath and add in another Scythe Leopard, cutting the Rampaging Baloths completely.

Lightning Strike should be Lightning Bolt, saving you one mana to do the same thing. Bolts are expensive unless you buy them heavily played, and your local card shop probably has them for $1.50 each.

Either the Crop Rotations or Adventuring Gear should come out to add in more lands, because 19 isn't exactly enough for this deck. I think crop rotation should come out because all it can really do is fix your mana by getting rid of a forest and grabbing a mountain or Rugged Highlands. I would cut the Crop Rotations (or trade them for Lightning Bolts) and add in 3 Evolving Wilds, which will give you 2 free land drops when you play them PLUS allowing you to mana fix.

Hope I could help!

bakeraj4 on Do you have any "pet" ...

19 hours ago

For me it would have to be Jeskai Charm in modern. It is the neatest combination of Boros Charm and Azorius Charm. The instant speed put a creature back on top is great response to an opponent's cracked fetchland.

Other than that its Lightning Bolt! I have several playsets of it and all ways seem to be wanting another for what ever deck I'm building.

Guardians on Help finding the best colours ...

1 day ago

Naya is good. Green for Collected Company, Oran-Rief Survivalist, Harabaz Druid, and Hardened Scales if you want to go the counters route. Red is great for speeding up your clock with stuff like Akoum Battlesinger and Reckless Bushwhacker, Lightning Bolt is also good. If you want to go combo though, Bant is good for the Rally the Ancestors/Return to the Ranks/Collected Company thing where you get a ton of triggers from Halimar Excavator. The main ally cards for that deck are Halimar Excavator, Phantasmal Image, Jwari Shapeshifter, and Ondu Cleric

acbooster on Thing in the ice, pyromancer ...

1 day ago

You are correct. Since the copy from Pyromancer Ascension isn't cast, Thing in the Ice  Flip will not trigger for the copy and only one counter will be removed from the original Lightning Bolt.

GregGreg on Thing in the ice, pyromancer ...

1 day ago

If i have on the battlefield 1 Pyromancer Ascension (with 2 counters on it) and 1 Thing in the Ice  Flip, and i play a Lightning Bolt, how many ice counters do i have to remove from Thing in the Ice  Flip? I would say one, because the copy of the spell is not casted, am i right?

LeaPlath on 8tog

1 day ago

Seems pretty fun. My only suggestion is see if you can find a place for Chromatic Star and Lightning Bolt, makes the kill a bit easier (an artifact represents 2-4 damage, where as Bolt is a consistent 3)

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