Each player shuffles the cards from his or her hand into his or her library, then draws that many cards.
Metalcraft If you control three or more artifacts, Molten Psyche deals damage to each opponent equal to the number of cards that player has drawn this turn.
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Molten Psyche Discussion
6 days ago
I've been out of the loop for some 20 odd years, but the challenge of putting together a Fog/Burn deck sounds enticing! The "turbo fog" archetype, typically has a card-draw engine in place, and a bunch of fogs to stall out your opponent — as for a burn version, it might make sense to use some direct damage spells that synergize with the extra cards you and your opponents will be holding, due to the draw effect.
Some ideas of cards that play off each other:
DRAW ENGINE: (the card drawing should allow for more consistency, since you'll have more fogs ready for each turn)
FOGS: (add more fogs, but preferably not "frogs" — they're vulnerable to damage and removal)
BURNS: (here's a list of burns that take advantage of the extra cards both you and your opponents will be holding, and punishing the opponent for drawing as well)
Runeflare Trap , Molten Psyche (an interesting burn, since you should have enough artifacts in play, and works with the Runeflare Trap), Spiraling Embers , Sudden Impact , Conflagrate , Fateful Showdown , Gaze of Adamaro
1 week ago
Thoughts on any new additions since the release of Strixhaven?
A card I was looking into was Surge to Victory ; you'd be able to wheel into it -- in a 4 person game, you'd create something like 21 snakes, use 6 of them to cast it, swing with the remaining 15 snakes... on attack exile that wheel, and copy it for each snake that got through.
With something like Molten Psyche , it could be a game-ender.
2 weeks ago
The best way to keep from dying so quickly is to kill everyone else faster. To that end, consider:
- More wheel spells such as Dark Deal , Molten Psyche , Reforge the Soul , and Wheel of Fortune (budget permitting).
- Glistening Oil to provide another source of Infect (you'll kill them with wheels before the negative effect takes your Nekusar off the field).
- Dangerous combos that synergize with your deck strategy. Bloodchief Ascension is easy to activate with your commander and combos with Mindcrank to produce infinite mill. Curiosity is dangerous when placed on Nekusar, and can create a loop when placed on Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind (who also combos well with your commander).
Second way to keep from losing: Better control.
- You are in Blue and should be running more counterspells.
- You should have more spot removal that can destroy problematic cards.
- Helm of the Ghastlord combos with Nekusar and a wheel to lock opponents out of the game (they can only play instants before the Ghastlord triggers resolve and cause them to discard every card they ever draw).
- Sigil of Sleep on Nekusar turns each wheel into a mini-Cyclonic Rift.
Add more ramp artifacts so you can get online quicker and fire off multiple wheels per turn.
Add Library of Leng - it allows you to use wheels to engineer a better hand by sending to graveyard what you do not need and keeping what you do.
Finally, you should reduce your average CMC substantially. A lot of your high-costed cards do not have particularly useful synergies to your deck--they might be decent cards in a vacuum, but they really are not great with your particular strategy. Plague Wind , Tidespout Tyrant , all of your 5-mana spells, all of your seven-mana spells, Rise from the Tides , and Roil Elemental are all things you can cut to make room for more synergistic options.
4 weeks ago
Swagkage Awesome, glad I could be of some help! If you don't mind here's another consideration, Valakut Awakening Flip over Molten Psyche . I feel that 12 artifacts is a bit low for Molten Psyche 's Metalcraft to be consistent, I find I rarely have 3 artifacts when I want to cast Molten Psyche , so it usually ends up being an over-costed Winds of Change . And when I do have 3 artifacts, we're turn 5+ and most opponents have played their hands, I'll be lucky if opponents have at least 3 cards in their hands at this point, so Metalcraft will rarely deal what I consider sufficient damage. As for the hand disrupting, I can see it's significance, but more often than not I find myself casting Molten Psyche when my own hand is bad, for all I know I could be helping my opponents too! lol.
Overall, I guess it depends on your goal for Molten Psyche . Draw and disrupting opponents? I'd choose Winds of Change over Molten. While Valakut Awakening Flip is similar and it does not deal damage, in my opinion the fact that it's instant speed and gives +1 cards is more significant in tables with higher power. And when you don't need the draw, it can always be your land drop.
Thanks for hearing me out, sorry for the rant! XD
1 month ago
Looking REALLY good so far! If you're looking for mana sinks, consider Soul of Shandalar or Sundering Stroke . What about Howl of the Horde or Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion ? Would Syr Carah, the Bold , Molten Psyche , or Past in Flames fix your card draw problem? Leyline Tyrant looks like it would do WORK in this deck if you don't mind the cost.
2 months ago
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4 months ago
I feel like unless you are confident that you are going to maintain a hand of more than 7 then maybe consider swapping out Spellbook might be a good idea
Not sure how useful Patron of the Orochi will be especially being at such a high cmc
Reforge the Soul only triggers the miracle cost if it is the card you draw for turn so you would have to pay the full CMC if you drew into it from a wheel. Thus, could save a few bucks by swapping it out for a different wheel card.
Nadir Kraken might not pull that much weight since you're theoretically going to be creating a ton of snakes and drawing a bunch of cards. Plus I'm not sure if you'll end up wanting to spend the mana to add the +1 counter and make a tentacle
Bag of Holding $0.35 instead of losing all of your cards to wheels, you can actually get them back later lol
Second Harvest $1.29 2GG to double all your creature tokens... could be useful? could also just do with another wheel lol
Soul of New Phyrexia $4 Might be a lot of mana to run but if you have ashnod's alter out then you should have no issue sacking three tokens to give everything indestructible. Just one more board wipe protection
Rhythm of the Wild $3 can either give them haste or make them a lil bit bigger
Ogre Battledriver $0.6 buffs snakes upon ETB and gives them haste; if this is already out and you wheel...OOF
Horizon Chimera $0.25 padding your life total isn't a bad idea; granted you are likely going to be aggressive affff
Geier Reach Sanitarium $2.5 Might not be worth it but having a little something-something on a land is hard to deal with and could help in a pinch
Dragon Mage $0.25
Minds Aglow $2.5
Burning Inquiry $1 One red mana to get 9 snake bois and might get some good stuff out of someone else's hand
Game Plan $0.39 Heftier side of things at 6 CMC but everyone draws 7 instead of perhaps the same amount they discarded. Plus everyone refills their library so any graveyard shenanigans gets shut down and you don't risk milling yourself for a little bit longer