Gratuitous Violence

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Conspiracy: Take the Crown (CN2) Rare
Onslaught (ONS) Rare

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Gratuitous Violence

Enchantment

If a creature you control would deal damage to a creature or player, it deals double that damage to that creature or player instead.

Gratuitous Violence Discussion

lil_cheez on I'm not on fire, you are.

1 week ago

Sweet idea, finally a Feather list that I'd build!

I think you are missing Gratuitous Violence !

king-saproling on BRGW Fling

2 weeks ago

Really cool deck!! What do you think of running Ravos, Soultender and Tana, the Bloodsower as your generals instead? Ravos recurs your fling fodder, and Tana's tokens supplement cards like Kresh, Prossh and Mazirek. I would remove the cards that count # of creatures in graveyards like Mortivore as I think those will be underwhelming outside of a dedicated mill deck. Maybe give these cards a try: Gratuitous Violence , Serra Avatar , Evra, Halcyon Witness , Dying Wish , Fruit of the First Tree , Warstorm Surge .

Joe_Ken_ on Boros Broadside

4 weeks ago

I think True Conviction is a good swap out for Gratuitous Violence since they essentially do the same thing, but the earlier gives Lifelink to your creatures.

RoaringBunny on The most violent Ogre to ever have existed

2 months ago

Love Heartless Hidetsugu , used to have deck built around him myself.

Gamble is pretty affordable nowadays and should definitely be included.

Godo, Bandit Warlord provides a tutor for your lifelink equips.

Thousand-Year Elixir is the most expensive card I will suggest but it provides haste for HH and allows a second use of his ability. Very powerful here.

There are several more damage doubling cards you can include: Overblaze , Dictate of the Twin Gods , Furnace of Rath , Gratuitous Violence

Inferno Titan , Kamahl, Pit Fighter , and Shivan Gorge let you manipulate the life totals of your opponents. Getting everyone at an even number and turning HH sideways to kill the table feels great.

Finally, not a deck suggestion, but a warning. If you play with the same group of people consistently you may find yourself getting hated out of games pretty early on because of the instant death pressure you present. This was ultimately why I stopped playing and eventually dismantled my HH deck.

Best of luck, hope this was helpful.

austintayshus on Rock Me, Mama, Like a Dragon Wheel

2 months ago

I think you could use a few more ramp spells, maybe Talisman of Creativity and Coldsteel Heart and Mana Geyser ?

I think you could also make good use of Brainstorm and Jace, Wielder of Mysteries and Blue Sun's Zenith and Mystic Remora and Windfall .

I always have trouble cutting cards but some cards I would consider cutting are

Hope this helps!

carpecanum on Gabo Grenades

3 months ago

Gratuitous Violence has an effect on purphoros similar to Panharmonicon and together you get to cause double damage twice. You'd need only one more red devotion for your boss to count as a creature.

eliakimras on Huggles

3 months ago

You may play around Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis 's ability. Tatyova, Benthic Druid will give you extra card draw whenever you get a land on the field. Reliquary Tower is cheap now, and works wonders. You surely will have 5 lands on turn 4, so Temple of the False God is really good.

You should also consider Azorius Chancery , Boros Garrison , Gruul Turf , Selesnya Sanctuary , Simic Growth Chamber , Izzet Boilerworks . You play your untapped land for the turn normally, then play one of those with K&T's ability. You get ahead of mana since these lands tap for 2 mana.

Krosan Verge , Myriad Landscape and Blighted Woodland are good for ramping when you have nothing else to do.

I suggest removing Azorius Guildgate , Blossoming Sands , Boros Guildgate , Gruul Guildgate , Izzet Guildgate , Simic Guildgate , Tranquil Cove , Vivid Grove , Haunted Fengraf and Unstable Frontier for the lands above.

Do you want to see chaos happen? Hive Mind , Knowledge Pool , Thousand-Year Storm , Eye of the Storm , Shared Fate , Gate to the AEther , Possibility Storm , Ruhan of the Fomori , Perplexing Chimera , Dictate of the Twin Gods , Furnace of Rath , Gratuitous Violence , Mind's Dilation , Sunbird's Invocation .

Do you want to make people interact more with you? Fact or Fiction , Steam Augury , Avatar of Slaughter , Goblin Spymaster , the Tempt with Vengeance cycle.

Do you want to give more resources to them? Eladamri's Vineyard , Dictate of Karametra , Zhur-Taa Ancient , Heartbeat of Spring , Heartwood Storyteller , Intellectual Offering , Keeper of Progenitus , Well of Ideas , Rites of Flourishing , Ghirapur Orrery . Zendikar Resurgent and Mirari's Wake .

0megaShinryu on Devils of the Fiend-Blooded

4 months ago

The Five cards I would suggest to max out on your devil spells and damage output. Number 1 Impact Tremors adds a lot of value for playing token generating spells. Number 2 is Goblin Bombardment , this offers you responses to explosions and such that provide you with extra damage output. Third is Bonus Round doubles up your instant and sorcery spells providing extra damage and nice combos. Fourth is Gratuitous Violence , doubled creature damage for you. Fifth cards is Purphoros, God of the Forge , works the same as impact tremors with more value plus hard to remove since it has indestructible. Cards like Battle Hymn and Pyretic Ritual could also find a place but that's more play preference and assessing if you need the additional mana for your combos or win cons to function properly

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Gratuitous Violence occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Red: 0.26%