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Purphoros, Forger of Goblins [[Primer]]

Commander / EDH Aggro Competitive Goblins Mono-Red Primer Tokens




Fire, sparks, wars. Purphoros is fond and familiar with these, and he does not hesitate to send out his massive battalions. This is a very fast and very aggro deck, focusing on killing your opponent(s) through hordes of goblins and Purphoros's rage.

You'll be playing the blues to your opponents after how Purphoros treats them...

The Primer


I am always looking for suggestions, feedback, comments, anything. Keep in mind that this is competitive, so suggest only the best if you think I missed anything.

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If you love or hate this deck, let me know! I always appreciate a +1!

This deck will ensure that you do not have too many friends...

Currently the #2 Purphoros deck on Tapped Out!

Praise be to Purphoros!


Well, the one thing that I wanted C17 to bring didn't happen... Gimme a goblin tribal precon, WotC! Haha. 'Cause goblins obviously need tribal support, right?

Seriously though, C17 did provide a really interesting card that will be tested: Kindred Charge .

Overall a fairly large update is happening here! I added more draw, better control, and more fire. The primer will be updated soon with a more in depth look, so stay tuned!

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delturkoeit says... #1

This deck feels completely different than any other goblin tribal i have seen or played. I'm not very fond of this deck because of how the deck doesn't follow its label and how you are missing staple Goblins from this deck that would do even more damage such as Goblin Rabblemaster and Goblin Wizard.

August 28, 2017 1:44 p.m.

freakingShane says... #2

Thank you for voicing your concerns, delturkoeit, but I do disagree.

As I have 85% of my creature count consisting of goblins, this along with tribal support like Mana Echoes, Door of Destinies, Shared Animosity and so on, is the definition of tribal.

Goblin Wizard actually used to be in the deck, but was taken out because of his high CMC and lack of immediate power (unless he had haste). Goblin Rabblemaster was not a competitive enough selection for this deck because it left my defenses wide open, although the latter two abilities would be fantastic.

Sorry you feel that way, but I do suggest you reconsider your views on this not being a tribal deck solely because it does not include two cards, thanks!

August 28, 2017 5:28 p.m.

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90% Competitive

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Date added 1 year
Last updated 3 weeks
Exclude colors WUBG
Key combos

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.73
Tokens 1/1 Goblin, 3/3 Golem
Folders Commander, Tribal, Red, Decks I like, Interest, Masters of Mayhem!, EDH Ideas, EDH, EDH, Cool EDH, See all 113
Top rank #10 on 2016-05-27
Views 30858

Revision 36 (3 weeks ago)

-1 Shared Animosity main
+1 Shared Animosity main

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