Ignite the Future
Exile the top three cards of your library. Until the end of your next turn, you may play those cards. If this spell was cast from a graveyard, you may play cards this way without paying their mana costs.
Flashback (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)
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|Commander 2019 (C19)||Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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Ignite the Future Discussion
2 days ago
adam1floyd3, tell me what you think of each suggestion. +1
Teferi's Puzzle Box - Forced draw
Ancient Tomb - Ramp for T1 commander
Tome of Legends - While not the best, still helpful
Memory Jar - Forced draw
Blast Zone > High Market - Blast zone interacts with enchantments which red has trouble with, tutorable through expedition map. What is the point of high market, to sacrifice your commander if they try to take it?
Sword of the Animist - Ramp with your devils
Curse of Opulence - Ramp and politics
6 days ago
Hey, nice start on a budget.
Consider expanding on instants/sorceries trimming creatures? The power of Kess comes from being able to cast an instant/sorcery from your graveyard on your turn therefore you want to take more advantage of this especially draw and dig. Could start by cutting half the creatures from the creature base and adding mana efficient spells that Kess can cast from your graveyard:
- Dark Ritual
- Frantic Search
- Ignite the Future
- Chaos Warp
- Feed the Swarm
- Liliana's Triumph
A powerful repeatable effect on a budget with Kess because she has flying is Whispering Madness. Cipher Whispering to Kess and then when she does combat damage to an opponent everyone wheels their hands for no mana cost to you. A repeatable wheel fills your graveyard up with spells to then cast with Kess. Can even cast Whispering from your graveyard with Kess and then Cipher it to her or another creature you control. The act of discarding a card to Whispering means that if the card has a madness cost you can pay that cost. This is a way to discard a lot of cards with madness while at the same time able to pay the madness bonus cost.
A wheel makes all players discard their hands and draw cards, but you can prevent your opponents from drawing with Narset, Parter of Veils and Notion Thief. Notion is $0.50 not $2. With one of these cards in your control then your opponents don't draw cards after they discard their hands.
For the manabase you would be better off playing more basic lands then lands that always ETB tapped such as the three Vivids, Transguild Promenade, Cinder Barrens, etc. Exotic Orchard could replace Promenade. My advice for the manabase on a budget is build it around more basic lands and include dual lands that have interaction with basic lands or are good budget dual lands:
- Shivan Reef: less than $1.
- Grixis Panorama
- Sunken Hollow
- Smoldering Marsh
- Sulfur Falls
- Dragonskull Summit
- Graven Cairns
- Choked Estuary
- Foreboding Ruins
I offer more advice. Good luck with your deck.
1 week ago
1 week ago
Command Beacon - For when your commander is too expensive
Ancient Tomb > Temple of False
Arch of Orazca > Darksteel citadel - Darksteel is nice with cleansing fire, but arch provides draw, albeit expensive, is nice when you are inevitably out of gas
Strip Mine - Destroy coffers, cradle, urborg, field, etc...
Valakut Stoneforge - "Utility"
Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle - Not necessary but good to have
Hedron Archive - Ramp when you need it, draw when you don't
Humble Defector - Nice to have but not necessary, politics and card draw. Nice with homeward path should you wish
Ignite the Future - "Draw" and flashback is very powerful
Light Up the Stage - Similar to above, easy to cast with all your burn. Although truth be told, you should really cut down on burn and focus on strengthening your weaknesses rather than incorporating burn with no particular strategy
Mind's Eye - Expensive, not necessary but nice with wheels
Outpost Siege - A little slow similar to above, but often gives you many cards as people don't want to waste removal on it.
Skullclamp - Draw
Solemn Simulacrum - Draw and ramp
Chandra, Torch of Defiance - Best chandra - Ramp, draw, removal and wincon all in 1
Sensei's Divining Top - Digging 3 cards deeper is always nice
Wayfarer's Bauble - Ramp
Gauntlet of Power - Helps you achieve kicker
Caged Sun - Read above
Deflecting Swat - Redirect removal, counterspells, targetted draw, etc... way too much utility to ignore
Urza's Incubator - Ramp
Be sure to let me know what you think of each suggestion. There are more tribal cards to consider but since I don't play tribal, they are not on the top of my head. Once we go through these, we can consider other tribal cards as well. Your biggest issues are lack of ramp and card draw. For a dragon deck, it's not bad.
2 weeks ago
Head Games - Politics, fun, and "mind games" all in one. Did I give my opponent his combo piece so you have to focus on him instead of me, or did I give him all lands? The world may never know....
Mirrorpool - Utility land which can copy g-wave, rishkar's expertise, a tutor, etc... way too much utility to ignore IMO. Coming in tapped sucks, but for the utility it provides, in midrange decks it finds a loving home
Nissa, Vital Force - Recursion, wincon and untapped cradle/nkythos. Note that its very close to it's ult already
Rude Awakening - Wincon or ritual. Even more fun with cradle! Add in deserted temple/thespians stage/vesuva to make it more fun
Mind Twist - Mess over 1 player, at random makes it more painful. Its easy counter bait against blue
Thought Distortion - A very powerful silver bullet for my meta. Blue really does destroy our hopes and dreams. Note, it is also a form of grave hate!
Worst Fears - Never underestimate how powerful taking someone's turn can be. Putting their commander in grave/exile, destroying their own board, etc.... so much potential. In black we ramp anyways.
Sword of the Animist - For mono red and white decks that want lands
Ignite the Future - Draw, flashback is great!
2 weeks ago
Open the Armory is another tutor for an equipment that is easy enough to pick up.
Ignite the Future is a card I've been testing out that has been pretty good for card draw and some free cards in the late game.
Sun Titan is an amazing creature since it will let you get your smaller things back from your graveyard and can even be ramp with getting lands back from the yard like your Evolving Wilds or a Myriad Landscape also can help you draw since you won't need to worry about sacing the Mind Stone
Tome of Legends is pretty good with building the counters on it for card draw at least getting you some extra cards over the course of the game.
Duelist's Heritage is amazing since it is a cheap enchantment that will give two of your creatures double strike.
Blackblade Reforged is an equipment that will probably let Aurelia on her own to start taking out players.
3 weeks ago
Fanatic of Mogis - I've found him to be lackluster, what has your experience been with it, do you usually have enough devotion to make him meaningful?
Pia and Kiran Nalaar - Similar to above, but I see you have another theme of tokens and damage dealing ETB enchantments/cards. I just find the activated ability to expensive and slow. I would always rather play something from my hand.
Deflecting Swat - Such an amazing card, but if only Norin could stay. What has your experience been with it in Norin, I'm very tempted to slot one in.
Sculpting Steel - Same question as above?
What is your meta comprised of, power level?
Darksteel Citadel - What is the purpose of this, stealing an artifact with confusion?
Roiling Vortex - Meta call?
Cloudstone Curio - Experience with this card, ups and downs?
It feels you suffer from red's lack of card draw, to be addressed in suggestions below. You have virtual card advantage through looting, but little card advantage aside from wheels and a little others.
Tome of Legends - Best card for Norin ever printed. Don't sleep on this
Endless Atlas - Almost as good as above
Mind's Eye/Memory Jar - Top of the curve for draw but can help you out when you need then late game. Mind's eye is especially fun with wheels and Honor-Worn Shaku, as you use shaku + norin and mind's eye to draw during each opponents draw step.
Blast Zone - Speaking of red's weakness, this can work as enchantment removal.
I think you should cut some of the less impactful non basics and add more basics. This will fuel valakut and will help you with extraplanar lens - which itself is a very risky card.
A cool combo (not a serious suggestion but funny to note) is Ugin, the Ineffable + Top + Experimental Frenzy = Draw your whole deck. Each piece is good on it's own (maybe even frenzy in this deck given your lack of card draw?) and Ugin works as both card draw and enchantment removal.
Heat Shimmer + Dualcaster = Infinite Hasty Dualcasters, each piece is good on it's own. There are 1-2 other cards that work with dualcaster as well but escape me at the moment.
Light Up the Stage - With all your damage dealing, this is easy to cast, works well with top too, allowing you to knowingly be able to cast a card rather than risk it in exile.
Ignite the Future - Similar to above but flashback payoff has won me games.
Curse of Opulence - Ramp and politics. I recently had 2 games in a row in a 3 man pod where me and opponent #2 both cast this on opponent #3 on Turn 1. Very fun
Outpost Siege - Draw when you need it, damage when you don't, primarily used for draw in my experience
3 weeks ago
Tome of Legends - Draw
Scroll Rack - Top deck manipulation
Outpost Siege > Vance's Blasting Cannons as vance doesn't let you play lands, nor will you be able to chain enough spells to make it flip
Ignite the Future - "Draw" - Works well with top deck manipulation. I like to tap top in response that way I know I can always cast top since it's cheap
Light Up the Stage - See above
Chandra, Torch of Defiance - Good stuff, ramp, card draw, removal and wincon all in 1
Dualcaster Mage - Utility
Command Beacon - Utility
Ancient Tomb > Temple of False
Since you already run experimental frenzy and top, have you thought of adding or switching OG Ugin to Ugin, the Ineffable? Ugin Ineff + Top + Experimental = Draw your whole deck. Each piece is good on it's own as well.
Wayfarer's Bauble - Ramp
Mind Stone - Ramp when you need it, card draw when you don't. Can also use it to draw your top deck if you can see it, that way you have a potentially better cast trigger off of Etali
Hall of the Bandit Lord - Expensive, but haste is haste if you want redundancy
Blast Zone - Another way to deal with enchantments that doesn't take up a slot