Aria of Flame

Aria of Flame


When Aria of Flame enters the battlefield, each opponent gains 10 life.

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, put a verse counter on Aria of Flame, then it deals damage equal to the number of verse counters on it to target player or planeswalker.

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Aria of Flame Discussion

um_fido on Triggers can't catch these moves

2 months ago

Hey boydb thanks for the suggestions!

That Planebound Accomplice would be really sweet with this three ladies Chandra, Acolyte of Flame , Chandra, Flamecaller and Saheeli Rai , i'll add them to the maybeboard to test.

About Heat Shimmer and Minion Reflector , at first i thought they would work, since the text was updated in Gatherer, but i think you're right, that "AND" is the problem and sadly the tokens will go away at the end of my opponents next turn.

Oh boy, i was searching for cards to build an Obeka copy instant/sorcery and that Aria of Flame fits like a glove, really nice.

If some time in the future your brain tells you "Hey, what if Obeka with DRAGONS?" slap in this expensive badboy Zirilan of the Claw , pour a cup of a Thousand-Year Elixir and you're good to go!

By the way, that explanation about the triggers that you added to your Myriad Obeka descripton will probably help some people, well done :)

boydb on Triggers can't catch these moves

2 months ago

Hey, nice deck list! I like the copy mechanic. I added a few of these cards to my wishlist.

I'm still learning about which triggers can be disabled with Obeka and I found a couple cards on yours that aren't delayed triggers. Heat Shimmer and Minion Reflector specifically. Those are actually abilities that the card acquires, so those will trigger each time the condition is met. Take a look at Kindred Charge . The text for "Exile them..." does not go on the card itself while heat shimmer places the ability directly on the copy token.

The way I think we can tell is if it says "they gain haste and eot trigger" versus "they gain haste. EOT trigger". The period stops the token from gaining the trigger as an ability.

Check out this gem Planebound Accomplice . Now you've got walker's to abuse! Also Aria of Flame and deny the life gain, Obeka the spell slinger! She is a wizard afterall.

Xica on Pyromancer Ascension in Storm?

3 months ago

To put it differently...

Its common knowledge that storm is a graveyard deck - and as such people bring graveyard hate against it.
As a result Pyromancer Ascension doesn't solve the issue storm hase - vulnerability to grave hate.

Meanwhile Aria of Flame does all the thing storm needs.
It dodges creature removal.
It dodges graveyard hate.

Hardhitta7 on

4 months ago

I can’t add too much to what nathanielhebert suggested, they got to pretty much everything.

The rituals will really help with the storm count as well as some cantrips. Manamorphose is a must have in storm, free storm count and replaces itself.

I would replace the frogs with more Moment's Peace or Commencement of Festivities .

I would cut the Nature's Spiral completely. And Past in Flames would be better than Call to Mind .

Things that cheapen your instants/sorceries would help a lot too like Goblin Electromancer or Baral, Chief of Compliance . If you don’t want creatures you can run Primal Amulet  Flip or Jace's Sanctum .

Aria of Flame is probably better than Red Sun's Zenith . Maybe better than Ignite Memories depending on what kinda decks your facing.

Gidgetimer on Veyran, Voice of Duality, what …

4 months ago

Oh sorry skipped that one as I was referring back and forth between my response and your question.

Aria of Flame , Sphinx-Bone Wand , and Mizzix of the Izmagnus all add two counters. Runaway Steam-Kin has an intervening if clause and will only trigger if the clause is true and only have the effect if the clause is still true upon resolution. So, you are correct that if you do nothing the second trigger will not add counters, but if you make the second trigger to resolve will add counters.

cooknathan on Veyran, Voice of Duality, what …

4 months ago

Thanks Gidgetimer, very helpful.

What do you think about point 7 though? I'm guessing the Runaway Steam-Kin will max out at 3 counters (but you can -3 counters +3 mana after the first one resolves, before the second), the Aria of Flame and Sphinx-Bone Wand get two counters per cast and Mizzix of the Izmagnus gets one counter?

cooknathan on Veyran, Voice of Duality, what …

4 months ago

I'm probably not the only one confused with which triggers Veyran, Voice of Duality works with.

603.1. Triggered abilities have a trigger condition and an effect. They are written as “[When/Whenever/At] [trigger condition or event], [effect]. [Instructions (if any).]”

  1. So cards like Guttersnipe or cards with magecraft clearly work (she triggers her own magecraft), cool, no problem.

  2. There seems to be a consensus that cards with prowess and similar ( Stormchaser Mage , Aetherflux Reservoir , Wavebreak Hippocamp ) also work so long as it triggers with an instant or sorcery and not another card type. Ok, so maybe the permanent's trigger condition does not need to say 'instant' or 'sorcery'.

  3. What about if something like Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind was triggered with a Brainstorm ? Does the permanent's trigger condition need to say 'cast' too? What 'causes' the triggered ability to trigger? Is it the casting or the drawing? Same question with Baral, Chief of Compliance .

  4. What about cards that need an extra cost to trigger Lunar Mystic or Mirari ? Do we (or can we, or can't we) pay the extra cost when Veyran triggers it an additional time?

  5. What about cards like Knowledge Pool or Eye of the Storm which also requires the card to exile?

  6. What about Primal Wellspring or Pyromancer's Goggles do you get two copies?

  7. If Runaway Steam-Kin has two counters and you cast a red instant, does it end up with four counters? Does Aria of Flame or Sphinx-Bone Wand get one or two counters? How about Mizzix of the Izmagnus ?

  8. How does Spellweaver Volute work? DO you get two copies of the same instant?

  9. I think that covers everything. If anyone has any weird edge cases, this might be a good place to post it. Do any of these cards not work for some reason? Sunbird's Invocation , Jori En, Ruin Diver .


spellshaper.quixote on Exploding Waifu Simulator

5 months ago

Usually, Bonus Round is involved in some capacity, but generally casting and copying spells with Aria of Flame , Guttersnipe , or Sentinel Tower on the field will do it. Or a particularly large number of copies of Brass's Bounty into a sufficiently large Comet Storm . With enough of a back-and-forth of Bonus Round and Reiterate , you can even end up with enough copy triggers that casting Lightning Bolt will be enough to take your opponents from 40 to 0.

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