Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Fate Reforged (FRF) Rare

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Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest

Legendary Creature — Human Monk

Prowess (Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn.)

Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, you may pay . If you do, target creature gains double strike until end of turn.

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Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest Discussion

Arcaneful on Jeskai STORM Commanders?

3 days ago

Hello!

Currently I'm working on a storm deck and while it started out Izzet I eventually tried Grixis which I found there was little unexplored territory there. I wanna make a deck that makes people go "what does your deck do? What? With THAT commander"? But by this I mean I don't want something obvious but want something that does help the game plan in some way shape or form. So I came to Jeskai and thought that this was my favorite 3 color combo so maybe I should try and make storm work here! And with white and Aetherflux Reservoir it should be not to hard to win games. Here are the commander choices (BTW I don't like the partners all that much.)

Zedruu the Greathearted :

While an odd choice, she does give us constant life gain and card draw. Yes we have to give something to our opponents but since storm I thought maybe we can give them something such as a 0 costing artifact like Ornithopter? Might not work but we shall see.

Narset, Enlightened Master:

Okay so Im scared to run her. Her abilities work really well with storm, but she gets focused SO hard when you play her. I think maybe going under the radar abit would work better.

Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest:

This guy is interesting. With enough storm we can make him huge: making him another win con through commander dmg. I do feel like maybe he could easily be chumped blocked and provide little to nothing for the strategy besides a way to win (that is somewhat shaky)

Ruhan of the Fomori:

Uhmmmm... I mean I guess he could chunk people down and then we have an easier time with something like Grapeshot for the kill? I'm really unsure.

Numot, the Devastator:

Another interesting pick; putting others behind on lands so you can continue to ramp so you can cast all your spells for storm sounds interesting.

Any advice guys?

DrukenReaps on Jeskai Commander?

1 week ago

Honestly I think Zedruu the Greathearted is the most different from any commander you can do.

I wouldn't really recommend this but I will anyways Numot, the Devastator land destroy deck. Just don't expect to play it against people pretty much ever.

Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest is most efficient when used as more voltron but can be used politically when you cast on other people's turns giving their creatures double strike and other stuffs.

Ruhan of the Fomori another decent voltron guy but also loves chaos. you never know who you will kill and you can throw all the funny chaos cards in too.

Razulghul on Unique EDH Decks

3 weeks ago

Hey, I have a Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest list (Oh no, its a stormy day!) I brewed up that's pretty fun and competitive. It's a spell slinger deck with a voltron subtheme taking advantage of prowess and winning with tokens, commander damage, Aetherflux Reservoir or Chandra's Ignition. I made some purposeful choices that made the deck a little less competitive for my meta so there is room for improvement.

Only thing I would warn someone about is the deck requires a lot of skill to keep track of multiple triggers, untaps and determining a Paradox Engine + Sunforger cast chain can get hectic/time consuming (Fatal Frenzy, Vanish into Memory and Final Fortune is the usual way to end it). It's also got a tendency to have longer turns and that's ultimately why I took it apart. Anyways hope you enjoy taking a look!

DaringApprentice on Leaves on the Wind

3 weeks ago

Thank you, UnleashedHavok, I really appreciate that! :) I think it's safe to say that Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest is my favorite Commander, especially since he's the first I won a game with. I don't know exactly how well it works since I haven't had a chance to play with it yet, but hopefully the card draw and other upgrades help it run smoothly.

Razulghul on Is it Better to include ...

1 month ago

In my opinion red is really important for artifact matters, in edh the recursion from Trash for Treasure, Goblin Welder, Scrap Mastery and Daretti, Scrap Savant is invaluable. Jeskai doesn't really have a artifacts matter commander but you still have the partners and you could totally make a Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest deck that would be a lot of fun since artifacts trigger prowess. Eggs is a pretty fun way to go imo and you would have access to Chandra's Ignition as a win on.

Alternatively you could go Grixis with Mairsil, the Pretender which I think would be really fun though I haven't put it together myself yet.

SirSh4ggy on Ramostly wanna cast spells

1 month ago

I see you took out Guttersnipe, but he's an awesome win-con and much better than Young Pyromancer for edh. This seems more like a jeskai list than really a 5 color. You might consider playing with Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest instead of 5c full metal dragon.

Nethereon on Rats and their Patron: 1st Budget Build

2 months ago

Concise list of considerations:

-/+ Dump Mind Twist and add Torment of Hailfire HOLY CRAP, do I love this card. It gets around so many things plus it hits every opponent.

Let's talk about your mana base for a second...

Thirty two lands? Even for a very cavalier spell slinger deck, that is a very low amount to play. I play a Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest deck on 36 and struggle some times to reach a critical mass of mana/spells. Don't fall into the trap of "I'll cut a land for this cheap spell; it'll be fine." Again, math and probability will not be on your side in the late game, not unless you're willing to invest in Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx or Cabal Coffers. An alternative might be to run Crypt of Agadeem but it's really no substitute for those lands.

Lastly, jam a Bojuka Bog or a Scavenger Grounds or both in there for graveyard hate, along with your choice of Strip Mine, Ghost Quarter, and/or Field of Ruin because if you can't have your Crypt or Coffers, why should they?

Hope this helps, good luck!

Jafjaf5 on Jeskai Deck Wins

3 months ago

Maybe even Soulfire Grand Master? Or possibly Shu Yun, the Silent Tempest?
Overall, though, a great twist on burn and jeskai and Lightning Angel is really original.

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