Whipflare

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

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Set Rarity
Commander (2016 Edition) Uncommon
Commander 2014 Uncommon
New Phyrexia Uncommon

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Whipflare

Sorcery

Whipflare deals 2 damage to each nonartifact creature.

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Whipflare Discussion

Spirits on Brooding Etherium

2 months ago

Re-Ran a current Meta on this build. Here are the results (Including Sideboard this time)

Meta Cards

4x Arcbound Ravager

4x Ornithopter

4x Vault Skirge

4x Signal Pest

3x or 4x Steel Overseer

2x or 3x Memnite

2x or 3x Etched Champion

1x or 2x Master of Etherium

4x Springleaf Drum

4x Cranial Plating

4x Mox Opal

3x or 4x Galvanic Blast

4x Inkmoth Nexus

4x Blinkmoth Nexus

4x Darksteel Citadel

3x or 4x Glimmervoid

Alternative Cards

1x Bomat Courier

1x Thoughtcast

1x Mountain

1x Island

1x Spire of Industry

Sideboard Meta

1x or 2x Ancient Grudge

1x or 2x Ghirapur AEther Grid

1x or 2x Whipflare

1x or 2x Spell Pierce

1x Spellskite

1x Etched Champion

1x Thoughtseize

Alternative Sideboard Cards

1x Blood Moon

1x Grafdigger's Cage

1x Dismember

1x Stubborn Denial

1x Wear / Tear

1x Bitterblossom

1x Tormod's Crypt

1x Relic of Progenitus

1x Chalice of the Void

1x Master of Etherium

Cheers

DevoidMage on Demon Dragon Affinity

2 months ago

Spire of Industry instead of some of these basics. I'm pretty sure that Blood Crypts are only like a dollar online as well. Some number of blue sources as well (with spires, you probably only need like one land source) to accommodate Thoughtcast and Stubborn Denial out of the side.

Things for the sideboard: Inquisition of Kozilek / Duress, Ghirapur AEther Grid, Stubborn Denial, Whipflare, Ancient Grudge.

_Kane_ on Breya, the Thopter Queen

2 months ago

Hello Friend. IMO.

Skysovereign, Consul Flagship for Goblin Welder A limited bomb...I am unsure if it carries it full mana cost in commander.

Darksteel Forge for Etched Oracle

Thopter Spy Network for Whipflare

Spire of Industry for Hellkite Igniter Terrible Win con IMO.

Kuldotha Forgemaster for Chandra, Torch of Defiance I actually believe she has little synergy and doesn't benefit the over strategy of the decks design.

Whir of Invention for Pia Nalaar

Scrap Trawler for Foundry Inspector Built-in recursion through deck design outweighs the benefit from the reduction in casting cost.

Hangarback Walker for Vedalken Engineer

Daretti, Ingenious Iconoclast for Faerie Artisans

Other random ideas:

Combustible Gearhulk

Anguished Unmaking

Duplicant

Memnarch

Mycosynth Lattice

Hydrax on Izzet Dragons (Budget Version)

2 months ago

warren667, you're probably right. Sometimes Whipflare just doesn't do enough damage.

I haven't touched this deck in a while but I'm going through and updated each of them. I'll probably remove a Witchbane Orb and a Roast to make room for Anger of the Gods.

Thanks for your input!

Kevincent on Mechanized Panharmonicon-Aether Revolt

3 months ago

Hangarback Walker would be great for the deck, unfortunately its not standard legal. I would love to throw some Thopter Assembly or some Whipflare in this =(

TheGodofNight on

3 months ago

@megonia

Memnite is an overrated card for Affinity/Robots. I get that it is used to enable "metalcraft" but more often not, after dropping it, it is rarely used for anything than chump blocking or being sacced to Arcbound Ravager. Yes, with a Steel Overseer it can potentialy get huge, but it doesn't have fly or other evasion, so it can be chump blocked all day long. Most Affinity/Robot decks have migrated away from Memnite in favor of flyers, such as Vault Skirge and Ornithopter. It is for the same reason, most folks will run 4 Etched Champion over Master of Etherium as he can be chump blocked all day long.

@Lacour

Bogles - Wear / Tear, Spellskite, an early Whipflare, Thoughtseize, and Ethersworn Canonist will shut this deck down.

Infect - Spellskite is your number one answer, Whipflare, Thoughtseize, and Ethersworn Canonist.

Bant Eldrazi/Tron - Blood Moon kills their land base, Ancient Grudge shuts down their ramp rocks, Thoughtseize, Ethersworn Canonist slows them down, and Torpor Orb stops some of their ETB triggers which buys you time.

W/R Prison - Pithing Needle for Planeswalker heavy versions, Thoughtseize to kill their win cons.

Abzan CoCo - Blood Moon kills 3 color decks in the face, Spellskite to redirect removal, Ethersworn Canonist to slow down their creature base.

Affinity - Ancient Grudge, Wear / Tear, and Spellskite.

Grixis Delver - Whipflare, Ethersworn Canonist, Blood Moon, Spellskite, and Thoughtseize, although this isn't usually a bad match up for me.

duffman24 on Daretti, Scrap Savant

3 months ago

Hey, I like the list. It's much more staxy than mine. My meta is fairly relaxed. Things like Whipflare and Pyroclasm don't seem great to me unless you have a boat load of tokens in your play group.

HowlingFoxGPH on Judgment Day: Avacyn the Purifier EDH | *PRIMER*

4 months ago

TheRedGoat My guess is, his deck is designed for his current meta and the rules they are using. Or maybe, he just does not want to disclose publicly the exact contents of his deck. I have my own deck of Archangel Avacyn  Flip and it was initialy based on Daedalus19876 AVACYN deck. However, on my playgroup, this deck gets murdered pretty much most of the time at turn 4 or 5 with my current meta (This is 1v1 btw) then a 40-50% ratio of winning against a multi. At 1v1, if you survive by turn 5, chances are, you win, then at multi, this does not have a "1-turn kill all trigger". Basically, you'll have to decide on killing only one. Either the one with the lowest life, or the one who is the biggest threat. In my meta, when i am on the aggressive play, ill be able to kill just 2-3 out of 5. When i go defensive stance, just chilling, somebody else will be able to set-up and go combo crazy win.

Due to this, I had to make some changes of my own and had to add some other wincons. Not to mention my playgroup are compliant with the current Multi/1v1 EDH rules and banlists (Though sometimes we go leviathan).

Anyways, I was actually one of those who suggested the Aggravated Assault but when he answered me, he referred to another card. Aggravated Assault + Sword of Feast and Famine has won me a lot of games especially when the equipped creature has natural evasion and/or my opponent/s is/are tapped out.

On other notes, i had removed the following cards:

The global discard draw spells for the reason that making my opponent draw seven cards at my expense does not appeal to me very much. Wheel of FortuneReforge the Soul

In order to compensate with the draw power of the deck, i had to add these two:m1. Nahiri, the Lithomancer - defense = 1/1 token, utility = get equipment from graveyard or hand to play is awesome with Sigarda's Aid possible wincon = an indestructible +6/+6 sword with double strike.Draw = 1/1 token + Skullclamp is three cards drawn per turn.

  1. Skullclamp - i pretty much attach this to any of my creatures in play that are considered high valued targets or auto-equip with Nahiri, the Lithomancer's +2 loyalty. Or +1 of Elspeth, Knight-Errant or Kjeldoran Outpost.

In order to survive against full superfast aggro-combo may it be elf, goblin, humans, merfolk, skeletons, slivers, wizards, zombies, etc. I needed to rely on low casting cost global creature damage such as:PyroclasmAnger of the GodsWrath of GodDay of Judgment - probably will replace this with Whipflare

then,Authority of the Consuls - need lifegain in order to survive 5 to 7 turns (to establish stability) and also delay the swarm of attacks. I replaced Mark of Asylum for this.

I also had to remove creatures that are high cost such as Monastery Mentor, Jor Kadeen, the Prevailer, Sublime Archangel, and Aurelia, the Warleader.

Then, for win cons these are my key cards:Tajic, Blade of the Legion + Worldslayer - This is much a nuke every swing.

Aggravated Assault + Sword of Feast and Famine - equipped by a creature with evasion or by tajic or with Basilisk Collar

Repercussion + any of the ff: Pyroclasm, Anger of the Gods, Archangel Avacyn  Flip's flip damage (this is vs. Aggro)

Dictate of the Twin Gods - goes in flash when enemy takes damage

For anti-controlThalia, Heretic CatharConqueror's FlailGrand AbolisherCavern of SoulsWar's TollStoneshaker Shaman

For utilityBatterskullCrucible of Worlds,Kjeldoran Outpost,Inventors' Fair,Emeria, The Sky Ruin,Ghirapur AEther Grid, andStatic Orb

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