Vandalblast

Vandalblast

Sorcery

Destroy target artifact you don't control.

Overload (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change the text by replacing all instances of "target" with "each.")

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Vandalblast Discussion

CalebKT on Carah Approaches with Pyromantic Intent

6 days ago

Awesome deck!

May I suggest some cards?

Mana Geyser that would go nuts with Past in Flames if you have enough copies in your graveyard!

Double Vision will give you twice the Dragon's Approach casts for your first ones!

Your deck is a bit short on protection for your commander and removal, Deflecting Swat , Vandalblast , Chaos Warp , etc!

How's the draw in your deck? Magus of the Wheel , Endless Atlas (great in mono color decks) Outpost Siege and Chandra, Torch of Defiance would help out!

Looks like a super fun deck!

dt-woods on Lonely Moutain

2 weeks ago

I like the name of this deck and its D&D thematics. Some first impressions are:

  1. Consider an 'X' instant-speed spell or two to help save your treasures from an untimely Vandalblast . I like Dwarven Catapult and Comet Storm . Electrodominance might synergize with dragons in your hand and a classic Heat Ray sounds very D&D.
  2. With a strong dragon presence, have you considered including Scourge of Valkas ?

FunnyDuck on Never Break the Chain (Chainer, Nightmare Adept)

2 weeks ago

Cornonjacob07

I like your idea of Hellkite Tyrant so I've made a swap for him, getting rid of Vandalblast while simultaniously moving Ingot Chewer out for Shenanigans . I'll have an opportunity soon enough to test those things out, so I may as well make the change for now. Thanks for that suggestion! :)

I personally am not a fan of the forced discard of your entire hand that Ox of Agonas has. At least, not for just three cards. Wheel of Misfortune is a good enough Wheel of Fortune impersonation that I would still prioritize it over the 'discard hand draw 3 creatures'. Draw 7 is so much more powerful for a deck reliant on burst damage such as this one. And in a roundabout sense, self-milling using Dredge cards is much the same result, so perhaps one of the options between Ox, Ravager, or Reveler is a good subtitiute to replace Stinkweed Imp if you like those effects more.

And as for nuPurphoros, I am not a fan of him here. In a mono-Red deck sure, but there's just too many Black creatures here for him to be consistent with his effect, which is the major thing differentiating him over other Haste enablers. He's very borderline worth the 5 mana as a Haste-granter, and certainly not worth it as an 8 mana Sneak Attack that only works with half your creatures. If you're having trouble with keeping Chainer on board as your primary Haste effect, always keep in mind that you don't have to send him to the Command Zone everytime he's done in. Conserve some of your redundant recursion ( Reanimate , Dread Return ) for him. Or just jam Lightning Greaves and/or Ogre Battledriver somewhere in the deck!

dpolatchek01 on Anowon, the Ruin Guy

3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for all these suggestions. Im not sure about cutting Talisman of Dominance as it helps me curve into a T3 Anowon. Skyclave Relic out for Commander's Sphere is interesting. I've been using relic because its indestructible nature means it'll 100% not get blown up by a Vandalblast or Return to Dust which always seems to happen. I feel you on Mesmeric Orb . It's probably not the smartest add considering I play against ppl who run mass recursion. The other side of the coin for me is that every single time orb comes out everyone almost dies to mill. The orb is degenerate and at least for the time being I <3 it. In terms of rogues being more of an aggro deck in EDH you are right. Maybe Sygg is the best rogues commander? My playgroup is not cEDH by any means. The decks that my playgroup plays are cheap tribal aggro like Elves/Goblins as well as Voltron decks. There is one reanimator deck in my group and one spells deck but for the most part what I play against is pretty one sided. Crux of Fate is what im running bc damnation is super expensive and I feel like I need wipes bc of all the tokens. Dauthi Voidwalker I agree I need to get immediately and I was also thinking about a Thassa, God of the Sea

FunnyDuck on Never Break the Chain (Chainer, Nightmare Adept)

4 weeks ago

Cornonjacob07

Thanks for the support! I'll try and take a look at your own list when I have the time if you want some suggestions there as well.


First, Shenanigans ! I had it in the list for a while as a stand in for Golgari Thug (who's pricey for an uncommon) and it performed...better as discard fodder than as artifact removal. Ingot Chewer does a lot for this deck and is much more abusable and cheaper to cast (9 times out of 10 you evoke it).

I essentially only have room for 3 expendable single-target removal slots after all the synergistic options like Shriekmaw . Between Baleful Mastery , Bedevil , Chaos Warp , Rakdos Charm , Vandalblast , By Force , and Shenanigans itself (for examples), I prize the exile effect and mana efficiency on Baleful Mastery first and foremost (if you're wheeling frequently with Magus of the Wheel or even Ruin Grinder a single draw is irrelevant), with Chaos Warp acting as another non-destruction removal piece that isn't restricted on what it can hit. All of that covers creature removal quite thoroughly, so I looked to dedicated artifact removal next.

I chose Vandalblast over any other targeted artifact removal due to the popularity of Osgir, the Reconstructor and Voltron-style Sword of X & Y equipment decks. A non-targeting wipe is significantly stronger against artifact decks like them vs. an incremental single-target destruction effect like Shenanigans. If you don't have a go-wide artifact deck like Osgir in your play environment, feel free to use Shenanigans over Vandalblast and reap some extra discard synergy in the meantime.


For Ilharg, the Raze-Boar I wanted a threat to work as an independent backup plan from the graveyard. The best response a graveyard deck can have against grave hate is to practice moderation, and Ilharg attacks on a similar angle to Sneak Attack without adding to the graveyard unnecessarily. The vast majority of ETB effects in the deck are valuable and worth repeating over and over again, while Ilharg itself is a hard-to-remove threat in its own right. If you are having trouble with needing creatures in hand to abuse, I would highly recommend Phyrexian Reclamation ...so much so that I wouldn't even suggest running Sneak or Ilharg without it!

And trust me when I say that sneaking in a Master of Cruelties off of Ilharg is a devious play that is guaranteed to turn heads and take names!

1empyrean on Ragavan, Boatswain of the Dragon's Smile

1 month ago

That and Karn, the Great Creator are both known options. I may add one or both of these in the future.

My use of Mycosynth Lattice is to allow me access to all colors of mana, and to allow me more freedom to exchange permanents with Confusion in the Ranks . It also combos with Treasure Nabber and Hellkite Tyrant , so I feel like I am getting a decent amount of use out of the card without Vandalblast or Karn.

Davinoth on Gobs of Gobs

1 month ago

     Great looking build! Definitely how I would build Muxus, +1! =)

     Not much to recommend, but I feel like you could definitely make use of Goblin Bombardment and Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx . As you playtest and figure out what you do and don't like, I'd probably try to find space for Vandalblast and Jeska's Will as well.

     Again, awesome brew! None of what I recommended stands in the face of this thing popping off!

Hardhitta7 on H: Monastery Mentor/Primal Amulet W: …

2 months ago

Hi, I have a lightly played Monastery Mentor and a Primal Amulet  Flip and I’m looking to trade them for cards for my Galazeth deck I’m building.

Some of the stuff I’m looking for:

Urza, Lord High Artificer

Cyclonic Rift

Hellkite Tyrant

Goldspan Dragon

Steam Vents

Savor the Moment

Mechanized Production

Vandalblast

Storm the Vault  Flip

Treasure Map  Flip

Lightning Greaves

Sulfur Falls

Spell Swindle

Pull from Tomorrow

Ponder

Sublime Epiphany


I prefer the original printings but I’m not picky about it, I’ll take what I can find.

You can check out what I have in my binder, my wants aren’t up to date but my haves should be. But those are the two most valuable cards I have for trade.


Edit: updated my binder with the rest of what I need so you can check that out as well as other stuff I have for trade.

Here’s my Binder

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