Grinning Ignus


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

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters (MMA) Uncommon
Future Sight (FUT) Common

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Grinning Ignus

Creature — Elemental

(Red), Return Grinning Ignus to its owner's hand: Add (2)(Red) to your mana pool. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

Grinning Ignus Discussion

Cartrix on Confusion In The Ranks

1 week ago

Hey, thanks guys! Your comments have brought my attention back to the deck that I haven't looked at in a couple years. I do like the Hammer of Purphoros but it may be a little expensive on mana. Chandra, Acolyte of Flame looks great tho! I've made a few changes. -4 Grinning Ignus +4 Brand -3 Myr Servitor -1 Anger +4 Liquimetal Coating -8 Mountain +4 Great Furnace +4 Darksteel Citadel

Myrmecodia on Norin the No Nonsense

3 weeks ago

king-saproling Great suggestions!

I haven't tested out Sculpting Steel or Grinning Ignus , but I'm interested in it - looks like they could make the cut but I want to see how they do! I'll test them out.

I don't think I have quite enough flicker effects to make Priest of Urabrask , Anarchist , Meteor Golem , or Knollspine Dragon worth it. The latter 3 are also pretty expensive, how have they performed for you?

In what situations do you usually use Twinflame ? With our eternal struggle for card advantage, I'm not sure if it would be worth the draw usually.

I'm not sure quite how synergistic Embermaw Hellion , Fractured Loyalty , Umbilicus , Indomitable Creativity , or Blood Clock are. Maybe I'm missing it - have any of them been stars for you?

Bloppy on Atomic Bomb: Hidetsugu EDH

3 months ago

Don't forget about Flamekin Village for another haste enabler

I'll have to get a Grinning Ignus for my deck!

In my deck I try to protect myself from taking any of the damage, so I run things like Basilisk Collar and Loxodon Warhammer which nets me more life if I have more than one opponent. I also have Pariah's Shield which can be a huge life saver, especially if you put it on Stuffy Doll or Darksteel Myr . Also there is Glacial Chasm . I'm also going to replace all my mountains with snow covered mountains so I can run Extraplanar Lens and usually nobody else will get the benefit from it.

DragonLordJippy on A Better Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion

3 months ago


Hey to you too! Deck has changed quite a bit actually, haha. These recent changes were crucial... Strategies I developed when brewing prototype Krenko and Kiki-Jiki lists that made there way here. I'll start with Brain in a Jar , it (currently) has 36 targets and helps us cheat out spells at instant speed for 1 Generic. It flows perfectly with our curve and helps us if we're red deficient to cast the multitude of R and RR spells featured here. It also makes our Rituals that much better. Goblin Welder messes with our opponents and during the multiple Attacks and (more importantly) Untaps, we can use him to ramp through our Graveyard (with various pitched Rocks), allowing us to continue Wheeling and Attacking with added Mana, carrying over leftovers from Neheb. Furthermore, it can recur and replay Memory Jar and if you have ever played Mem Jar twice in one turn... It's a feeling like nothing else. Same story for Goblin Engineer , Ramp and Entomb for: Obsidian Battle-Axe , Mask of Memory & Swiftfoot Boots . You may have missed these, but I will also encourage you add: Flamekin Harbinger and Sarkhan's Triumph . One will tutor for Grinning Ignus or Generator Servant to help us Ramp early-to-mid game, should Neheb be foiled or need a boost; while Triumph is an instant speed, Tutor for Runehorn Hellkite (and sometime's Knollspine Dragon ): grab the Dragon on the turn before you Attack, ditch the Dragon on the Attack and have a Wheel in your Graveyard. Hope this bit of intel helps. This are what I would consider must includes now... Also, expect an update to the primer here soon to further explain the Cards chosen. I may even provide a video update to discuss this list. Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion is a Deck to look out for.

Jawjacob on Can Animar, Soul of Elements, ...

5 months ago

I forgot to say use the colorless mana to cast Grinning Ignus becasue of Vizier of the Menagerie and use the left over red mana to use his ability to bounce Grinning Ignus back to my hand.

Jawjacob on Can Animar, Soul of Elements, ...

5 months ago

So if Animar, Soul of Elements has two +1/+1 counters on it and I have Vizier of the Menagerie and Grinning Ignus on the field with it and I choose to pay one red mana to return Grinning Ignus to my hand so that it will add two colorless and one red mana to my mana pool, Can I use the colorless mana as a red mana because of Vizier of the Menagerie and use the left over red mana to bounce Grinning Ignus back to my hand leaving one colorless mana left to create a infinite loop producing infinite colorless mana?

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Grinning Ignus occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%

Red: 0.12%