This deck has now gotten top 4 at FNM and top 8 at Gameday Theros.
Frostburn Weird is for Mono Red and Red/Blue Izzet decks. 1/4 makes it hard to burn, and even harder to get around. If you really want to, you can make him into a 2/3, 3/2, or a 4/1 and swing with him. Good for your devotion too.
Mizzium Mortars is when creatures get big. Good against Mono Black, Pack Rats, G/B, Mono Blue, Mono Green, and a few other decks. Nykthos can get it overloaded as early as turn 3.
Legion Loyalists are for Mono Blue Devotion, G/W Tokens, Pack Rat decks, and Izzet Pyromancer decks. Because who wants to be blocked by tokens, am I right?
Round 1 went 2-1 vs G/B reanimator w/pack rats Round 2 went 2-0 vs Golgari G/B Control
Round 3 went 0-2 vs Naya Aggro due to several mulligans and 1 land both games Round 4 went 0-2 vs some kind of Orzhov Control that I had to fold to due to too many lands both rounds. Have no idea what the deck was going to do, but it didn't matter. Round 5 went 2-1 vs G/W Tokens.
Too. Many. Lands.
Down to 21 now, with just 3 Nykthos.
Replaced Purphoros with Chandra. Much more value there( and synergy with the Phoenix).
Considering Titan's Strength
Got 5th last night (due to tiebreaker. 2-5th place all went 4-1).There was no Mono Blue in my meta, so my fears of that are gone.
1st round 2-1 vs Golgari Control
2nd round 2-0 vs Pack Rats 3rd round 2-1 vs Izzet control 4th round 2-0 vs Mono Blue Control 5th round 2-0 vs Rakdos Aggro
Esper Control was there like crazy, Mono Black Devotion (with white-splashed or blue-splashed variants), and Golgari Control. I ended up getting 2 Burning Earths before the tournament started for this reason.
My only loss was due to land flooding, and for the rest of the night, I sideboarded one of my Nykthos out to mainboard a Burning Earth.I'm now considering lowering the land count.
Just wanted to say that this is an awesome deck xD
Grats on pulling a Stormbreath Dragon, I really want one for my own deck as well, but as you know, them prices....
+1, and good luck! :)
September 29, 2013 10:54 p.m.
love the deck +1 and check mine out if you get a chance. follow my profile (cant get it to link correctly) [Big Red]
November 28, 2013 5:39 a.m.
@Shift alright I'll check it out. I feel like Red doesn't have a go-to primer these days, unlock Mono Black, Mono Blue, and Esper do. I mean, my Red is different from the other Red I see around.