At the moment the description of the deck is outdated, the new description will be here later.

A little about history of the deck:

I play Purphoros deck quite for a long time now, first it was heavy token build, warp around commander with Dualcaster Mage combo as back up plan, later it became something more goblin tribal with Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker combos and more lately some hybrid variant between thouse two. And most of all time during my games I experienced two major problems:

  • 1st one - from my previous experience most game that I lost was not from commander damage or life loss, but due to the fact that someone was fast enough to shoot out his combo and offcourse there is always be this guy with infect (SHAME ON YOU!). So the main problem was that I wasnt be able to done fast enough damage to wipe my opponents from the board.

  • 2nd one - (It's not quite a problem, it is better say task to achieve) I wanted to build something more or less original, something you haven't seen before in Purphoros decks. It's hard to make something new on such straightforward and quite popular commander, to some point I think I succeeded in it.

Main idea and what makes it different from other Purphoros deck's:

This deck utilize wide array of burn spells that you dont offten see in Purphoros EDH deck's and overal in this format. Sure you already have question why? Answer is simple Purphoros, God of the Forge is fastest and strongest non direct damage dealer from all commanders so far, but sometimes even gods power is not enough! Thats why we need all this burn cards here. Now time for simple math - with all permanent burn effects which punish every player for any action he takes and support of our commander, damage you be able to done to your opponents will be significantly more than you do to yourself. In other words - you burn'em much faster than you burn youselfs (of course there are always exceptions to the rules ;-P).

Burn fast, die bright! - deck creed.

P.S. Big thanks to my good old friend Matrixxx999 some quite time ago he suggested me to put Eidolon of the Great Revel in my Purphoros deck, back than I dont take his advice seriosly and say something like - "No thx dude no one plays it in Purphoros". But later this card become the first brick in building this deck.

In order not to die from Repercussion we need to sac our creatures (Goblin Bombardment, Ashnod's Altar, Phyrexian Altar or Skirk Prospector if creatures are goblins) in response before spell will resolves.

Any suggestions, comments and criticism are welcome!


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After extensive testing, I was forced to admit the fact that my chosen strategy had as its strengths and weaknesses. And unfortunately in the balance of the second was greater.

I decided to almost completely abandon the previously chosen game plan and leave only those cards which have proved their efficiency in numerous games.

A full and detailed description of the changes will be a bit later.

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