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Purphoros, God of the Forge
Legendary Enchantment Creature — God
As long as your devotion to red is less than five, Purphoros isn't a creature.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, Purphoros deals 2 damage to each opponent.
2R: Creatures you control get +1/+0 until end of turn.
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Purphoros, God of the Forge Discussion
13 hours ago
You can make this deck a lot faster without losing to much value by reducing some cards with hight mana cost, at this moment its sees like a mid range kinda trying to be aggro but to slow: Sorin, Grim Nemesis, Sorin Markov, New Blood, Black Market,Bloodsworn Steward, Olivia Voldaren,Bloodlord of Vaasgoth, Decree of Pain then you can add 1 mana drops, the presure you can generate is impressing, Pulse Tracker, Vicious Conquistador, Shadow Alley Denizen, Vampire Cutthroat. Consider Purphoros, God of the Forge for hard killing potential x 2 because of edgar and Erebos, God of the Dead as indestructible greed that cancels life gain and can hit eventually. with cheap vampires i would use Legion's Landing and Springleaf Drum instead of signets and/or 3 mana rocks. from here i would improve the quallity and refinement of some cards: do you really need Mindcrank? do i want to give lifes in an agroo deckSwords to Plowshares or better a land Path to Exile? is it worth a Dismember over Go for the Throat or Hero's Downfall?. Ultimatly it depends ond how you want the deck to work, this is an agrro recomendation but if you want to consolidate midrange, i would suggest to go with a ton of life link and life gaining gimmiks.
1 day ago
Jarebear97: Hey thanks for the upvote and the comment! I had Misthollow in my deck at some point, but I just found him underwhelming. I think in the right Sedris deck it could be good, perhaps something that abuses when creatures enter the battlefield triggers like Purphoros, God of the Forge, but in this deck I just cant find a justification for him.. if Ive come to Unearthing a Misthollow Griffin then Im probably already so far behind on board he wouldnt help me stabilize:/
2 days ago
Have you thought about adding Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker? This card can give you some massively funny combo's with some of the other cards you're already using. For instance:
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Zealous Conscripts: Use Kiki to make a copy of Conscripts. When the copy of Conscripts enters the battlefield, use it to 'take control' of Kiki, which also untaps him (so that you can use him again). So basically you create an infinite amount of 3/3's with this. If you also have Purphoros, God of the Forge on the BF, this basically ends the game in your favor.
Another card I'd recommend adding is Thornbite Staff. Together with Krenko, Mob Boss and Goblin Bombardment this can give you another infinite combo. Equip the staff to Krenko. Next generate a Goblin (or multiple). Sac the generated Goblin to Bombardment. This triggers Staff to untap Krenko. Rinse and repeat.
Goblin Sharpshooter can also generate an infinite combo in case you should add Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and Thornbite Staff. Equip the Staff to Kiki-Jiki. Use Kiki to make a copy of Sharpshooter. Use one Sharpshooter to damage an opponent, and the other Sharpshooter to either kill itself or the Sharpshooter you used to damage an opponent. This triggers the remaining Sharpshooter to untap itself and it triggers Staff to untap Kiki; resetting your stuff :)
Hope this helps you any. If you have time, I hope you can take a look at one of my decks and comment. Happy brewing!
2 days ago
Purphoros, God of the Forge is 2 mana less than Warstorm Surge and deals more damage if the creatures you're putting on field are 1/1s.
Why Nissa's Pilgrimage over Cultivate? Pilgrimage can't even color fix if you're missing red or white because it forces you to get basic Forests.
Eldrazi Monument and Heroic Intervention seem very, very good here. I actually think Monument would be way better than Assemble the Legion, since it would protect all your creatures, gives a buff and evasion, and all you have to do is sac a 1/1 elemental on upkeep to retain it.
2 days ago
You can also Blue Sun's Zenith an opponent to mill them out in response to your last/empty draw and do it again since Zenith keeps going back to your library in case Lab Maniac isn't on the board.
I run a similar list at Revenge of the Nibblers and enjoy Kindred Discovery as a closer.
A few more lines you might enjoy testing:
- Play a Gemstone Array to convert Ashnod's Altar mana into colored mana or play a Phyrexian Altar to make sure you can always cast what you draw.
- Impact Tremors and Purphoros, God of the Forge, can close out a game off of draw triggers.
- Shared Animosity is probably cheaper and faster than Coat of Arms since you want to set up to win in one turn off of hasty attacks + value effects.
- A big attack or Burn at the Stake or multiple Kyren Negotiations activations into Throne of the God-Pharaoh into (optional) Goblin Bombardment can win the game outright, as well.
Basically, the Altar + Skullclamp engine drives the other lines of play, and the more lines in the deck, the more likeey you are to win one a single turn even if one line gets shut down.
You should also rebalance your mana to have more blue and less red. This will make it more likely that you draw the mana you need to cast the spells you are likely to draw.
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4 days ago
It has probably been about a year since I commented here. I would like to resubmit my Purphoros, God of the Forge Primer deck here again as a possible feature deck with your amazing list. It is currently the HIGHEST scored Purphoros deck here in TappedOut, and I figured it might be proper to resubmit here once it had been acknowledged as a great primer/deck by other players. I have had competitive EDH players and new EDH players try the deck and were very successful with it.
Thank you for your consideration.
Commander / EDH
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