Lightning Helix

Lightning Helix


Lightning Helix deals 3 damage to target creature, player or planeswalker and you gain 3 life.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal

Lightning Helix occurrence in decks from the last year

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Lightning Helix Discussion

Grubbernaut on WUR blitz

1 day ago

Path to Exile is pretty bad in the mirror; you might consider Lightning Helix , Burst Lightning , Oust , etc

It's okay in the SB, but giving a blitz opponent more lands is a really big cost.

9-lives on Aikido of the Inward Eye

1 month ago

If I have Lightning Helix with Soulfire Grand Master in play, I'll gain 6 health from a single Lightning Helix as well as deal 3 damage. If I use it with Firesong and Sunspeaker I'll gain 6 health, and do 9 damage. I like the lifegain aspect of it, as 6 is a ton of life, and will basically buy me time to get to what cards I need. Rollick of Abandon is not only useful with Blazing Volley but also The Akroan War . Do you know of any Jeskai cards that deal +P/-T to all creatures or just the opponent's creatures? Because I've looked through the cards and the only one that does this is Rollick of Abandon . I'll cut the sword and jeskai charm, as you have made good points about those. Roast seems good, although it only targets creatures. I'm not afraid of any creatures fighting me, as I have plenty of ways to get rid of them. The reason I chose Lightning Helix is not only because it is somewhat good on damage, but also has lifegain, and on top of that can target whatever. But Shock to me seems utterly pointless. I think I'll get rid of Blazing Volley because my intention was to use it aagainst a large amount of 1/1's but I realized that my opponent will probably buff them immediately so that Blazing Volley will be useless unless I cast Rollick of Abandon . And it's kinda funny because the meter says it's 78% competitive. Is this meter a good indicator of such?

TriusMalarky on Lightning Helix

1 month ago

Lightning Helix is marked as legal in Pioneer.

It is not, in fact, legal in Pioneer.

Not sure where to put it if it doesn't belong here.

9-lives on Aikido of the Inward Eye

1 month ago

Got rid of Zada, Hedron Grinder . Not only would I have to pay 4 mana for him, I would have to spend at least 2 mana with Lightning Helix just to target him, and then 2 mana for Boros Charm i want to trigger an infinite combo or not kill my creatures.

Omniscience_is_life on Oops, I forgot my tokens

1 month ago

Ooh just realized you're gonna want a Pongify / Rapid Hybridization / Reality Shift / Ravenform . Basically some of the best removal in the format, and any of those are better than Lightning Helix (keep in mind that in EDH you'll have to deal with some big shit)

Gracco on Witchblade

1 month ago

I do not like only 2 Lightning Bolt and no Path to Exile and Lightning Helix is far better than Smiting Helix. Especially with your choice to include Bonecrusher Giant honestly just run the full 4 Lightning Bolt and jam 4 Lightning Helix and just give the deck a Burn-focused subtheme.

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