Shock

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Aether Revolt Common
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning Common
Magic 2014
2012 Core Set Common
Duels of the Planeswalkers Common
Tenth Edition Common
Ninth Edition Common
Eighth Edition Common
Onslaught Common
Seventh Edition Common
Beatdown Box Set Common
Starter 2000 Common
Classic Sixth Edition Common
Stronghold Common
Promo set for Gatherer Common

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Shock

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Shock deals 2 damage to target creature or player.

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Shock Discussion

Qwer57764 on U/R Thermo Visions

4 hours ago

Re mrmango & Techmage45

Well, I discussed Shock vs Galvanic Bombardment with a group of people at my LGS and they convinced me that Shock is just better. The ability to hit planeswalkers is actually really important.

SorinSkies on Grixis Visions

17 hours ago

Thanks!

I really like Fall of the Titans because if I surge it out off something like a Shock I can get one damage for every mana I tap straight to their face which can be game ending in a pinger deck, wheras Battle at the Bridge is better for catching up to an aggro deck. I am considering cutting the chandras, mostly because its not great to drop it on turn four without a solid defense though if I can untap with her up I feel like she'll do more than Yahenni's Expertise in terms of winning the game. I've been doing a lot of practice hands and with all the extra draws and scrys and low curve I'm not 100% sure i need many more lands. My curve is topping at Baral's Expertise (which is only in for the amazing Fevered Visions synergy and im considering cutting without that many relevant 4 drops besides chandra.)

MCY998 on Dynavolt!

21 hours ago

1: I feel like another Dynavolt Tower would be strictly better than a Trophy Mage.

2: I get that you like Torrential Gearhulk but three is pushing it.

3: Boi Shock is mainboard or bust.

4: 0/10 no full art lands

hardhitta71194 on Purple Drank

1 day ago

Thanks man, you explained it better than the actual Hardhitta. Hahaha

Shock is good because unlike Galvanic Bombardment you can go to the face.

CthulhusNo1FavCultist on Purple Drank

1 day ago

Edit: lol, like usual, i'm not needed

Flame Lash would be at the top of his (assumed ur gender) curve and doesn't do much. Shock seems to just be an 8th copy of Galvanic Bombardment and, honestly, there is no reason to not play it. Flamecaller is great, but, again, would be at the very top of his curve. Flamecaller works better in control decks that run red. Sorry for not being the actual hardhitta.

hardhitta71194 on Purple Drank

1 day ago

And the reason I'm running Shock and Galvanic Bombardment is because they are great to trigger prowess and similar abilities. Especially more than once a turn.

Bueszien on Purple Drank

1 day ago

Maybe run a couple of Kari Zev's Expertise in sideboard to swing game if opponent drops a big threat. If you're looking to burn the opponent out, likely you're going to race, so I'd see no need for both Galvanic Bombardment AND Shock. If you put in the Expertise in sideboard for board threats, and swap the Bombardment for Flame Lash you may have a better shot at closing out the game on turn 4-5. If you still want some control with the burn, consider Hungry Flames instead of Lash. Also, fitting in a pair of Chandra, Flamecaller may assist you in sticking around to the mid/late games against control if you fizzle out. The card draw and the threats could buy you a little more time to get back into the game.

Feltrix on Izzet Counterburn AER standard

1 day ago

If you decide not to add big creatures, I would replace Shock with a counter and add a few bounce spells, also Fevered Visions is good in the long game.

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