Young Pyromancer

Young Pyromancer

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Creature — Human Shaman

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, put a 1/1 red Elemental token onto the battlefield.

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Young Pyromancer Discussion

jasinatael on Get Bullied by Goblins!

2 hours ago

HOW TO BEAT THE TIER 1 and 2 Decks

Scapeshift- Uses Scapeshift to put a bunch of Mountains on the table and does a bunch of damage with Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle. Likely has a few counters and lightning bolts. Have to outrun it. Sideboard in Blood Moon and drop 3 Lightning Bolts.

Twin- Uses Splinter Twin or Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker with Deceiver Exarch or Pestermite to go infinite. Has counters and lightning bolts. Watch for creatures with flash. Go all out on the first two turns, kill the above creatures at all cost. Sideboard in Dismember and Spellskite. Drop four Krenko's Command, two Goblin Chieftain, and 2 Shared Animosity.

Affinity- First round try to outrun it. Sideboard in Shattering Spree, drop the Krenko's Command. Hope to go first because that makes this match-up. Later games watch for Whipflare.

Delver- Kill the Young Pyromancer, its the biggest threat. They has lots of removal but shouldnt have any mass removal. Play as fast as possible. Sideboard in Spellskite and like always, drop the Krenko's Command.

Merfolk- Just outrun it. Shouldnt be too hard. Sideboard in Dismember and drop Krenko's Command. Save the Dismember for Master of Waves.

Zoo- Like always, Goblin Bully is the beatdown. Sideboard in Blood Moon and drop Krenko's Command. I don't see these decks much anymore are they still around?

Infect- Wait to burn their creatures after they pump them so your kill spell resolves and kills it first. Sideboard in Dismember and drop Krenko's Command.

TopNotchBassin on Monastery Monks

12 hours ago

I thought about Young Pyromancer, but I decided to have 4 monastery mentors instead and add in the 4 Soulfire Grand Master. I mean, if I can keep generating prowess 1/1s vs normal 1/1s, I would go with normal. Sure the pyromancer costs 1 less, but that's when you would play the grand master. Basically, I just decided I would rather be able to give lifelink to my spells and be able to reuse one each turn, rather than having 1 more token generator. Plus, with Ponder, Brainstorm, and Preordain, I should have any trouble getting the mentor into play. Wow, long comment on my part.

Portfolio on Monastery Monks

13 hours ago

True! I didn't think about that- have you thought about Young Pyromancer? Maybe instead of purph just to keep it quick

thewyzman on Spellrush-- because control is boring

22 hours ago

I've got my own version of a similar deck, but without the black. I don't play it often and haven't worked on it in a while, but Hidden Strings is nice in that it either pays for itself and acts like a free pump, or lets you control the board a bit. The amazing thing about Cipher is, like Rebound, you get to cast a copy of the spell for free, but it's permanently tacked onto the creature. I don't think the extra cast affects the damage since the cipher trigger happens in response to damage... but I often play with Young Pyromancer and Blistercoil Weird.

I don't have any G-probes, so to justify splashing black in I'd have to find more stuff to use in black, like Duress or something since I don't have any Inquisition of Kozilek, otherwise I'd find myself potentially stalling out waiting desperately for black mana.

TapAndConcede on Red"dish" Deck Wins

1 day ago

I could do that, but then this deck wouldn't be "burn" anymore. Young Pyromancer is a amazing creature for delver decks, but we want to outrace our opponent, and I think the Young Pyromancer it's more well suited in long matches, which it's not the idea of this deck.
Dunno, gonna give it a try, maybe taking Vexing Devil out.
But hey, thanks for the suggestion, i really appreciate that.

jraynor on Delver vs Burn vs RDW

1 day ago

Okay so the reason for the cantrips in Delver is to simply give yourself as many spells to create tokens as possible. Does that make Young Pyromancer your main Win con?

I think I understand Burn at its heart but I don't get Delver completely. Does anyone have a link to a good solid primer for Delver?

Again, I'm working on a lot of homebrew variants. I have tried Mardu and am toying with Jeskai. I enjoy burn to some extent but I think what I want to do is a little more multicolor and creature/not burning your face intensive.

As far as Burn vs RDW, they are not the same thing. Burn can be considered a RDW but RDW is not always Burn oriented.

Thanks for the help so far!

cjk191997 on ProwessBurnControl

1 day ago

Baleful liege is just bad in modern in edh it would work wonders bit modern you lose before you can drop it also I would defiantly not run satyr fire dancer also very slow that being said lightening bolt needs to be a 4 of Skullcrack needs to be somewhere in the 75 and I believe that Young Pyromancer May also be helpful

Power / Toughness 2/1
Color(s) Red
Cost 1R
Converted cost 2
Avg. draft pick 2.16
Avg. cube pick 1.44

Legality

Format Legality
MTGO Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Magic 2014 Uncommon

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