Sword of Fire and Ice


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

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Set Rarity
Masterpiece Series: Kaladesh Inventions Mythic Rare
Modern Masters Mythic Rare
Darksteel Rare
Promo Set Mythic Rare

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Sword of Fire and Ice

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +2/+2 and has protection from red and from blue.

Whenever equipped creature deals combat damage to a player, Sword of Fire and Ice deals 2 damage to target creature or player and you draw a card.


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Sword of Fire and Ice Discussion

Junk_Heap on The Loneliest Pup In Commander (1v1 MTGO)

2 days ago


  • Thank you for all of the suggestions! Regarding Brave the Sands, I like idea of granting Vigilance from a source other than an aura so that when Isamaru, Hound of Konda invariably dies we get to keep the effect going. This deck wants to swing with Isamaru, Hound of Konda each turn and deal more damage, though, so I think I prefer Always Watching instead. Its less defensive than Brave the Sands and has a higher CMC, but it also boosts Isamaru, Hound of Konda with more power and toughness. Dealing one additional damage may not seem like much, but it can make the difference between finishing the game and giving the opponent another turn. What do you think?

  • The fetchlands are run to thin the deck (I know its not much but every little bit helps) and for getting more utility from Scroll Rack when we do not have our Land Tax on the battlefield. Admittedly the fetchlands had more function when Sensei's Divining Top was still legal, but I think they are still worth keeping in for the opportunity cost they provide.

  • Ring of Thune and Sword of Vengeance have both been tried and Hero's Blade has been considered. Ring of Thune has a cheap cost but losses most of its utility, adding counters, when Isamaru, Hound of Konda dies; its a slower version of Ordeal of Heliod. Sword of Vengeance adds power and keywords we like but its just too expensive. I am likely to cast it and not equip it until the following turn. While that does sometimes happen with Sword of Fire and Ice and Sword of Feast and Famine those pieces of equipment are much more valuable. Hero's Blade got me excited when it was first spoiled bit I cooled to it after further review. It is only good if Isamaru, Hound of Konda dies; otherwise its another piece of equipment that is cast and then equipped on the following turn. I think that would be fair if it also added some evasion (Trample, Menace, or Flying) but as a straight power buff I can't find a slot for it.

zephyr_chang on Hot Rats

4 days ago

I have been tweaking a B/W Smallpox list (similar to https://www.channelfireball.com/articles/deck-of-the-day-bw-smallpox-modern/) for the past few weeks, and now it has basically become a B/W Superfriends deck after the printing of Gideon of the Trials, which is an absolute beast. Some decks just auto scoop to it because they have trouble getting rid of a planeswalker even after sideboarding.

I have tried Squadron Hawks and Pack Rats before, but that was a while ago. It was quite close to how I described it above. I had fun playing some copies of Batterskull, Sword of Light and Shadow and Sword of Fire and Ice too, trying to replicate the success of old Caw-Blade decks.

Wonderfulwaffles on Auerlia Crowe Fightin Round the World

5 days ago

@Nisoth Yeah, Sword of Fire and Ice will definitely go in if/when I ever get one. I'm also considering Sensei's Divining Top and Daretti, Scrap Savant for some more draw.

Wrecking Ogre is a good idea, I'll have to try it out. Grafted Exoskeleton I purposefully left out because I don't like playing with infect.

Nisoth on Auerlia Crowe Fightin Round the World

6 days ago

Sword of Fire and Ice is an insane equipment that will help with card draw. You appear to be very light in that department.
Also, no Aurelia, the Warleader deck is complete without Grafted Exoskeleton and Wrecking Ogre. ;)

APPLE01DOJ on Liliana's Rogue

1 week ago

If you don't own any swords just stick with Lashwrithe.

Sword of Fire and Ice is the best one though. Followed by Sword of Light and Shadow.

Vegnus on A Spark Awakens

1 week ago

Do you have a problem of draw? I'm considering Kiora, the Crashing Wave Kaya, Ghost Assassin Dovin Baan Skullclamp (for token generator Sword of Fire and Ice (Can change to Voltron mode and Draw)Some Planewalker I've mentioned maybe leave it to GY. Just for draw or pillowfort by situation.

Another Replacement is Moat over Sphere of Safety. with cheaper mana cost when Atraxa protect the Sky.

Phyrexian Tower I think you need it for Academy Rector sometimes sacrifice token for mana.

Have you try Omniscience? Maybe add it for Academy Rector.

dankmim on Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon 1v1

1 week ago

All the swords. I don't want to list them all but here's a couple: Sword of Light and Shadow Sword of Fire and Ice.

akumawerewolf on Kaseto

1 week ago

If you're looking to swing in for a lot of damage with these snakes, I'd highly suggest Coat of Arms, Door of Destinies, and Stoneforge Masterwork. Also, I know they're expensive, but the Swords (like Sword of Feast and Famine and Sword of Fire and Ice) could be really good in this deck since you keep making your cards unblockable.

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