Suffocating Blast

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Apocalypse (APC) Rare

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Suffocating Blast

Instant

Counter target spell and Suffocating Blast deals 3 damage to target creature.

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Suffocating Blast Discussion

Hausar on One Punch Bird

5 months ago

I have these two partner commanders and find them pretty awesome and one-shotting people within a table cycle or two.

I generally try to find Sunforger as soon as I can as this allows me to access any Red/White instants from my deck to protect as needed, opening up a much wider way to protect Ishai, Ojutai Dragonspeaker. By replacing mono-blue instants with multi-colored ones this opens your effective hand up more much more. Suffocating Blast, Render Silent or Hindering Light give you some countspells for access. Master Warcraft is also available for some combat tricks, Boros Charm for protection and Path to Exile and Swords to Plowshares for removal.

Open the Armory seems useful with your voltron style.

1+ from me!

DemonDragonJ on Duel Decks: Mind versus Might

8 months ago

In Jhoira's deck, I would like to see Suffocating Blast reprinted, since it never has been, thus far. Also, Counterflux, Double Negative, Electrolyze, and Prophetic Bolt would all be nice, because they are all very awesome cards that woudl work well with her.

I imagine that Lovisa's deck shall contain plenty of warriors, barbarians, and berserkers, so Berserkers of Blood Ridge would make perfect sense, as would Raging Goblin and Goblin Striker. It also would be nice to see Lightning Bolt or Stone Rain reprinted, since they have not been reprinted in some time, as well.

DaringApprentice on Burn Baby Burn

1 year ago

More common instant-matters cards: ... Nivix Cyclops, Peer Through Depths, Prescient Chimera, Pyre Hound, Scrivener, Send to Sleep, and Thermo-Alchemist.

Note that the Panoptic Mirror I recommended earlier is actually banned in EDH, my bad.

Maybe you want to consider Counterspell, or any of the following counterspells that include burn, either optional or guaranteed: Molten Influence, Mindswipe, Suffocating Blast, Izzet Charm, and Essence Backlash.

golgarigirl on Niv-Mizzet

1 year ago

Stuff to move over from Mizzix:

Arjun, the Shifting Flame, Thought Reflection, Illusory Ambusher, Thought Vessel, Mystic Confluence

Other things to add:

Trail of Evidence (keep the card draw coming!), Mnemonic Wall

Counters (you don't need to run all of them, but pick and choose...these and the ones you already have are excellent):

Rewind, Desertion, Hinder, Spell Crumple, Faerie Trickery, Dismiss, Foil, Discombobulate, Last Word, Time Stop, Counterflux, Izzet Charm, Suffocating Blast, Summary Dismissal, Disdainful Stroke, Confirm Suspicions

Lightman0359 on Nicol Bolas Planeswalker control

1 year ago

Since creating this deck I have since sold my paper collection and switched to MTGO. Some of the cards have changed as I am still trying to get back some of them, here are the changes in the format: (card out) for (card in)

LandsBojuka Bog for Relic of Progenitus, Creeping Tar Pit for Spawning Pool, Dragonskull Summit for Temple of Malice, Dread Statuary for Stensia Bloodhall,Dreadship Reef for Mage-Ring Network, Drowned Catacomb for Temple of Deceit, Gemstone Mine for Command Tower, Island for Skyline Cascade, Lavaclaw Reaches for Reliquary Tower, Sulfur Falls for Temple of Epiphany, Sulfurous Springs for Blighted Gorge, Swamp for Ghost Town, Tolaria West for Blighted Cataract, Tresserhorn Sinks for Thespian's Stage, Underground River for Crumbling NecropolisWasteland for Encroaching Wastes

ArtifactsChromatic Lantern for Seer's Lantern, Reito Lantern for Elixir of Immortality

CreaturesEvil Twin for Rite of Replication, Netherborn Phalanx for Rakdos Charm, Phyrexian Revoker for Pithing Needle

EnchantmentsCast Through Time for Alhammarret's Archive

InstantsConsume the Meek for Blighted Fen, Countersquall for Retreat to Coralhelm, Fuel for the Cause for Venser's Journal, Muddle the Mixture for Thassa, God of the Sea, Suffocating Blast for Retreat to Hagra, Terminate for Ruinous Path, Undermine for Scour from Existence, Wrecking Ball for Tectonic Edge

SorceriesBarter in Blood for Mogis, God of Slaughter, Life's Finale for Displacement Wave

PlaneswalkersChandra, the Firebrand for Ral Zarek, Liliana of the Veil for Ob Nixilis of the Black Oath, Tamiyo, the Moon Sage for Teferi, Temporal Archmage

Arcwell on Zedruu game control

1 year ago

I could see Wild Research working wonders in this deck. It tutors 31 out of the 99 cards in your deck, and Zedruu's draw rate makes the discard negligible most of the time.The same goes for Sunforger. It would help the vigilance creatures with attacking and blocking as well as tutoring up cards like Suffocating Blast, Oblation, and Reverberate Other cards to consider are Pyromancer's Swath, Celestial Dawn, Statecraft, and Illusions of Grandeur, which are all nasty cards to donate to your opponents. They're sometimes a bit too nasty though. Celestial Dawn for example is essentially a 3-mana Iona, Shield of Emeria that shuts down Non-White decks instead of Mono-Colored decks