Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Brawl Legal
Standard Legal
Arena Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

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Core Set 2020 (M20) Common
Core Set 2019 (M19) Common
Battlebond (BBD) Common
Aether Revolt (AER) Common
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning (DDN) Common
Magic 2014 (M14)
2012 Core Set (M12) Common
Duels of the Planeswalkers (DPA) Common
Tenth Edition (10E) Common
Ninth Edition (9ED) Common
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Common
Eighth Edition (8ED) Common
Onslaught (ONS) Common
Seventh Edition (7ED) Common
Beatdown Box Set (BTD) Common
Starter 2000 (S00) Common
Classic Sixth Edition (6ED) Common
Stronghold (STH) Common
Promo Set (000) Rare
Promo set for Gatherer (PSG) Common

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Shock deals 2 damage to target creature, player or planeswalker.

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Shock Discussion

drhouse10 on Boar and Jackal

3 days ago


very cool deck, I build also my own version, but decide to take more of midrange/ramp approach. If you are interested here the link:

but there are some sub-optimal cards, that have a clear upside. Maybe check them out. Shock -> Wild Slash easy upgrade Silhana Wayfinder -> puts the card just on the top of the library, its not really a constructed card. with Once Upon a Time banned Bond of Flourishing or Seek the Wilds are very close.

Some suggestions from me: Paradise Druid -> i would go for the faster one like Llanowar Elves . so you can go Turn1: Llanowar Elves , Turn2: Rhythm of the Wild , Turn3: Champion of Rhonas -> drop a payoff. So you speed up your optimal gameplan by 1 turn.

Samut, Voice of Dissent -> more a fan of Surrak, the Hunt Caller . one mana cheaper and gives also every creature with 3 or more power haste without any effort.

Ashen Rider -> looks cute. but just works, if your plan A works and then you want go for a game ending play. i would just add castable cheap removal or sideboard it in for game 2/3. When you want go cute, then i would decide for Medomai the Ageless . the endless turns/attacks with Ilharg, the Raze-Boar is just winning on the spot, if your opp is not ready for it.

Ziusdra on Card creation challenge

4 days ago

Ral, Bolas' Errand-Boy

Legendary Creature - Human Wizard


Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery that targets Ral, Bolas' Errand-Boy, you may exile Ral and return him to the battlefield before that spell resolves. Copy that spell. You may choose new targets for the copy.

When Ral, Bolas' Errand-Boy becomes exiled for the second time in a single turn, return it to the battlefield transformed.

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Ral, Izzet Guildmaster

Legendary Planeswalker - Ral

+1 Search your library for a card named Lightning Bolt , Lightning Strike , Shock , Spark Jolt , Rift Bolt , Lightning Javelin , or Rhystic Lightning , reveal it, and put it into your hand. Shuffle your library afterward.

-5 You get an emblem with, "Whenever an instant or sorcery you control deals damage to a player, copy it. You must choose new targets for the copy."


Pretty straightforward. Burn your opponent to death. Actually functional as a commander.

Wildcard or ninja'd challenge

Grubbernaut on Temur Reclamation

4 days ago

Wild Slash is a strict upgrade over Shock . Love the list, interested to see how various Reclamation builds play.

Grubbernaut on Pioneer "twin"

5 days ago

Looks like a lot of fun! Only suggestion would be up upgrade Shock to Wild Slash or perhaps Fiery Impulse . Cheers!

Gidgetimer on Powerless

1 week ago

How is this different than Shock ing a Planeswalker? Like I am confused how this is supposed to work because you can remove 2 counters from a PW by just doing 2 damage to it. Are you just wanting the typing on the card to be an enchantment instead of an instant?

Wimorris on Cheers, love! The Cavalcade’s here!

3 weeks ago

MoonHollow124: Thanks for the suggestion! I tried using Gingerbrute previously, but never found a need for the extra life. The reason I excluded it is that it is colorless, and won’t get the boost from The Flame of Keld .

Snivy__: Thanks for the suggestion! While Wild Slash is mostly better than Shock , the fact that ferocious only activates from a boosted Chandra's Spitfire and its $5 price tag will keep it out of the deck for now.

Snivy__ on Cheers, love! The Cavalcade’s here!

3 weeks ago

Wild Slash over Shock . You'll be thankful when you face Nexus of Fate decks.

Rabid_Wombat on Pioneer Cheerios

3 weeks ago

I play Cheerios in Legacy so I really wanted the deck to work in Pioneer.

Sadly, with only one draw engine in Sram I just don't think it's viable in the format. Thoughtseize , Shock , Wild Slash etc.. can take him out before you get to draw even one card. And to make matters worse, there is no Pioneer equivalent to Noxious Revival , Regrowth etc.. for Graveyard recursion so once he's gone, he gone.

No Grapeshot wincon sux too.

If Puresteel Paladin is reprinted in a future set then maybe Cheerios could step up in Pioneer...we'll have to wait and see.

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Shock occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.93%

Red: 9.02%

Rakdos: 4.51%


All decks: 0.06%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%