Welcome to the Highway to Hell, Route 666! Contrary to popular belief, the road to Hell is not paved with good intentions. In fact, it's paved with blood, little bits of Devil tokens, and the tears of our opponents.

What's that? Do you feel the ground shaking? He's always right on time, never likes to miss a beat or a grand entrance! My darling deck builders, I present to you Zurzoth, Chaos Rider!

Full transparency: I was a bit hesitant when faced with the task of building this little Devil. I'm a tribal player at heart and before I played Commander, I played kitchen table decks. One of the tribes I built? Devils.

Needless to say it was a bit rough. I half expected to build Devil tribal with this legendary, as Zurzoth, Chaos Rider is a nifty token generator. I was unsure how to approach a build centered around him. Then it hit me. What if we forced our opponents to draw a second card each turn rather than waiting for them to do it or waiting for attacks? Introducing some devilish card draw that is sure to make you pick up a golden fiddle and do a jig!

But how do you build devilish card draw? Red, more often than not, is associated with burn spells and artifact destruction. Zurzoth, Chaos Rider's specificity on when our opponents draw cards also makes this deck strategy a bit puzzling to tackle. However, there is a way to harness red's unique card draw spells while simultaneously dealing some wicked damage thanks to our token's special abilities.

Wicked Wheels

In order for us to get a little Devil token out of Zurzoth, we have to make our opponents draw a card on our turn. Sure, we can do this if we can attack with him or another Devil, however our commander is incredibly small in terms of power and toughness. Losing him would be detrimental to our progression. So how do we get our opponents to draw without attacking?

Wheels.

I. Love. Wheels and boy oh boy does this deck have a lot of them. Whether its Wheel of Fortune, Winds of Change or Magus of the Wheel, these cards are wonderful in replenishing your hand while simultaneously generating tokens for your accursed army. Card draw is a must for any deck, and it doesn't hurt that these wheels serve a purpose greater than that.

But what if I told you that we could deal damage to each of our opponents with just one wheel?

Enter Molten Psyche! This card is a wheel well loved in decks like Nekusar, the Mindrazer and The Locust God for its ability to sizzle some flesh. How? Thanks to a crafty little ability called metalcraft, we are able to singe our opponents if we control three or more artifacts. This particular list has ten artifacts and can easily meet the threshold for this "two birds with one stone" spell!

Painful Pings

We want to deal massive amounts of damage, and these cards help us do the trick! We have a wide selection of pingers to highlight, however, they will be split into two categories: Death Triggers and ETB/Attack Triggers.

Death triggers are potent, especially since our Devil tokens deal 1 damage on their way off our battlefield. What's another damage on top of that, right? This build contains three cards that help facilitate another damage whenever a creature dies:

Each of these pieces deals 1 damage to any target creature or planeswalker, which can add up over time. Imagine swinging with a vast army of tokens and seeing the look in our opponents' eyes, knowing that the damage coming their way will make contact even if our army is blocked.

This deck also contains the coolest and newest little cutie: Havoc Jester. His trigger, however, is a bit more specific and only happens when we sacrifice a permanent. But what about damage upon attacks or entering the battlefield?

Purphoros, God of the Forge and Impact Tremors are notorious mono-red pingers that sting opponents when our creatures ETB. Cards like Raid Bombardment and Cavalcade of Calamity are infamous in old decks like The Locust God and new decks like Subira, Tulzidi Caravanner for yielding massive amounts of damage just by swinging (you don't even have to make contact, how sick is that?!)

Rest assured I did not forget about the freshly reprinted Hellrider! Not only is this beauty flavorful, he acts as a better version of these two enchantments in creature form. The fact that our creatures don't have to be power 2 or less makes this hasty heathen all the more powerful. Pair these pings with a damage doubler (or tripler, wink wink) and we have ourselves some nasty Bolts!

Sinful Sac Outlets

Not everyone will block our Devil tokens. We can do some pretty fun things with non-combat damage in this brew, and sometimes taking the hits as they come is better than adding fuel to the fire (Chandra's Spitfire, to be exact).

So how do we get those gnarly token and creature death triggers?

Sac outlets! If you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself! This deck contains a wonderful selection of ways to sacrifice our tokens for the greater good, however there are two I feel deserve the spotlight. Let's begin with a card that receives a "What is that?" every time I play it.

That's right...a slug. However this slug provides us with a wonderful sac outlet that generates red mana! One mana for a Devil death? The payoff is great!

The second card I want to highlight is Last-Ditch Effort. This one-mana instant, when played at the right moment, can be a game ender. Sacrificing 10 devils to deal 20 damage to a creature or player is absolutely nauseating. I had never heard about this card before, and have the lovely individuals in chat to thank for its introduction. Can you imagine all the bodies piling up? I sure can!

Damnable Damage

The Devil tokens Zurzoth, Chaos Rider make have been known to Magic players since Shadows Over Innistrad. At first glance, they seem a bit lackluster. After all, 1 damage to one target feels a bit slow. However what if that damage was 2 or even 6? Red is infamous for dealing mass amounts of damage, and a handful of enchantments are known to cause fear, dread, and pain when they resolve. I am, of course, talking about Furnace of Rath and Fiery Emancipation.

Doubling and tripling damage is both an enemy and a friend to this particular build. More often than not they paint targets on our backs. Why wouldn't they? Furnace of Rath is global and helps our opponents stomp out the biggest threat (which could be us)! Fiery Emancipation, on the other hand, only triples damage dealt by our sources, which can make us terrifying. Pairing these together can be lethal for both our opponents and us, so be careful not to burn yourself.

Another decadent damage enchantment directly impacts how we do combat. It also happens to be one of my favorite tribal enchantments ever printed: Shared Animosity. While this deck is not necessarily a tribal deck, playing to our Devil token's strengths can help give us an edge if we so choose to swing. This enchantment makes our Devils big, and I mean just absolutely humongous! While their toughness may remain low, pairing them with Goblin War Drums makes it easier for our little fiends to sneak through the cracks and smack someone with a huge, spikey fist!

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - The Devils Wears Draw-da by Chase Carroll

'The Devils Wears Draw-da' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Chase Carroll

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Commander

Market Price: $585.80

Cards

Blasphemous Act

Color Identity:R

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This spell costs {1} less to cast for each creature on the battlefield.
Blasphemous Act deals 13 damage to each creature.

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Skullclamp

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Equipped creature gets +1/-1.
Whenever equipped creature dies, draw two cards.
Equip {1}

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Reforge the Soul

Color Identity:R

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Each player discards their hand, then draws seven cards.
Miracle {1}{R} (You may cast this card for its miracle cost when you draw it if it's the first card you drew this turn.)

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Neheb, the Eternal

Color Identity:R

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Afflict 3 (Whenever this creature becomes blocked, defending player loses 3 life.)
At the beginning of your postcombat main phase, add {R} for each 1 life your opponents have lost this turn.

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Goblin War Drums

Color Identity:R

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Creatures you control have menace. (They can't be blocked except by two or more creatures.)

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Sin Prodder

Color Identity:R

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Menace
At the beginning of your upkeep, reveal the top card of your library. Any opponent may have you put that card into your graveyard. If a player does, Sin Prodder deals damage to that player equal to that card's converted mana cost. Otherwise, put that card into your hand.

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Purphoros, God of the Forge

Color Identity:R

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Indestructible
As long as your devotion to red is less than five, Purphoros isn't a creature.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, Purphoros deals 2 damage to each opponent.
{2}{R}: Creatures you control get +1/+0 until end of turn.

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Fiendish Duo

Color Identity:R

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First strike
If a source would deal damage to an opponent, it deals double that damage to that player instead.

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Throne of the God-Pharaoh

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At the beginning of your end step, each opponent loses life equal to the number of tapped creatures you control.

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Hellrider

Color Identity:R

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Haste
Whenever a creature you control attacks, Hellrider deals 1 damage to the player or planeswalker it's attacking.

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Cavalier of Flame

Color Identity:R

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{1}{R}: Creatures you control get +1/+0 and gain haste until end of turn.
When Cavalier of Flame enters the battlefield, discard any number of cards, then draw that many cards.
When Cavalier of Flame dies, it deals X damage to each opponent and each planeswalker they control, where X is the number of land cards in your graveyard.

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Library of Leng

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You have no maximum hand size.
If an effect causes you to discard a card, discard it, but you may put it on top of your library instead of into your graveyard.

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Descent of the Dragons

Color Identity:R

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Destroy any number of target creatures. For each creature destroyed this way, its controller creates a 4/4 red Dragon creature token with flying.

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Goblin Bombardment

Color Identity:R

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Sacrifice a creature: Goblin Bombardment deals 1 damage to any target.

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Helm of the Host

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At the beginning of combat on your turn, create a token that's a copy of equipped creature, except the token isn't legendary if equipped creature is legendary. That token gains haste.
Equip {5}

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Subira, Tulzidi Caravanner

Color Identity:R

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Haste
{1}: Another target creature with power 2 or less can't be blocked this turn.
{1}{R}, {T}, Discard your hand: Until end of turn, whenever a creature you control with power 2 or less deals combat damage to a player, draw a card.

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Vandalblast

Color Identity:R

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Destroy target artifact you don't control.
Overload {4}{R} (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change its text by replacing all instances of "target" with "each.")

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Chandra's Spitfire

Color Identity:R

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Flying
Whenever an opponent is dealt noncombat damage, Chandra's Spitfire gets +3/+0 until end of turn.

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Magus of the Wheel

Color Identity:R

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{1}{R}, {T}, Sacrifice Magus of the Wheel: Each player discards their hand, then draws seven cards.

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Koth of the Hammer

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+1: Untap target Mountain. It becomes a 4/4 red Elemental creature until end of turn. It's still a land.
−2: Add {R} for each Mountain you control.
−5: You get an emblem with "Mountains you control have '{T}: This land deals 1 damage to any target.'"

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Spiteful Prankster

Color Identity:R

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As long as it's your turn, Spiteful Prankster has first strike.
Whenever another creature dies, Spiteful Prankster deals 1 damage to target player or planeswalker.

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Nyx Lotus

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Nyx Lotus enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Choose a color. Add an amount of mana of that color equal to your devotion to that color. (Your devotion to a color is the number of mana symbols of that color in the mana costs of permanents you control.)

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Furnace of Rath

Color Identity:R

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If a source would deal damage to a permanent or player, it deals double that damage to that permanent or player instead.

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Torbran, Thane of Red Fell

Color Identity:R

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If a red source you control would deal damage to an opponent or a permanent an opponent controls, it deals that much damage plus 2 instead.

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Winds of Change

Color Identity:R

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Each player shuffles the cards from their hand into their library, then draws that many cards.

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Cavalcade of Calamity

Color Identity:R

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Whenever a creature you control with power 1 or less attacks, Cavalcade of Calamity deals 1 damage to the player or planeswalker that creature is attacking.

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Surly Badgersaur

Color Identity:R

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Whenever you discard a creature card, put a +1/+1 counter on Surly Badgersaur.
Whenever you discard a land card, create a Treasure token. (It's an artifact with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.")
Whenever you discard a noncreature, nonland card, Surly Badgersaur fights up to one target creature you don't control.

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Impact Tremors

Color Identity:R

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Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, Impact Tremors deals 1 damage to each opponent.

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Burn at the Stake

Color Identity:R

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, tap any number of untapped creatures you control.
Burn at the Stake deals damage to any target equal to three times the number of creatures tapped this way.

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Chaos Warp

Color Identity:R

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The owner of target permanent shuffles it into their library, then reveals the top card of their library. If it's a permanent card, they put it onto the battlefield.

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Brallin, Skyshark Rider

Color Identity:R

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Partner with Shabraz, the Skyshark (When this creature enters the battlefield, target player may put Shabraz into their hand from their library, then shuffle.)
Whenever you discard a card, put a +1/+1 counter on Brallin, Skyshark Rider and it deals 1 damage to each opponent.
{R}: Target Shark gains trample until end of turn.

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Márton Stromgald

Color Identity:R

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Whenever Márton Stromgald attacks, other attacking creatures get +1/+1 until end of turn for each attacking creature other than Márton Stromgald.
Whenever Márton Stromgald blocks, other blocking creatures get +1/+1 until end of turn for each blocking creature other than Márton Stromgald.

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Winter Sky

Color Identity:R

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Flip a coin. If you win the flip, Winter Sky deals 1 damage to each creature and each player. If you lose the flip, each player draws a card.

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Last-Ditch Effort

Color Identity:R

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Sacrifice any number of creatures. Last-Ditch Effort deals that much damage to any target.

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Commune with Lava

Color Identity:R

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Exile the top X cards of your library. Until the end of your next turn, you may play those cards.

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Marauding Raptor

Color Identity:R

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Creature spells you cast cost {1} less to cast.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, Marauding Raptor deals 2 damage to it. If a Dinosaur is dealt damage this way, Marauding Raptor gets +2/+0 until end of turn.

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Molten Psyche

Color Identity:R

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Each player shuffles the cards from their hand into their 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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Mikokoro, Center of the Sea

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}: Each player draws a card.

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Vicious Shadows

Color Identity:R

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Whenever a creature dies, you may have Vicious Shadows deal damage to target player equal to the number of cards in that player's hand.

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Scavenger Grounds

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}, Sacrifice a Desert: Exile all cards from all graveyards.

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Gadrak, the Crown-Scourge

Color Identity:R

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Flying
Gadrak, the Crown-Scourge can't attack unless you control four or more artifacts.
At the beginning of your end step, create a Treasure token for each nontoken creature that died this turn. (It's an artifact with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.")

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Geier Reach Sanitarium

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}: Each player draws a card, then discards a card.

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Outpost Siege

Color Identity:R

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As Outpost Siege enters the battlefield, choose Khans or Dragons.
• Khans — At the beginning of your upkeep, exile the top card of your library. Until end of turn, you may play that card.
• Dragons — Whenever a creature you control leaves the battlefield, Outpost Siege deals 1 damage to any target.

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Hissing Iguanar

Color Identity:R

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Whenever another creature dies, you may have Hissing Iguanar deal 1 damage to target player or planeswalker.

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Sol Ring

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{T}: Add {C}{C}.

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Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}, {T}: Choose a color. Add an amount of mana of that color equal to your devotion to that color. (Your devotion to a color is the number of mana symbols of that color in the mana costs of permanents you control.)

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Ashnod's Altar

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Sacrifice a creature: Add {C}{C}.

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Chandra's Incinerator

Color Identity:R

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This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is the total amount of noncombat damage dealt to your opponents this turn.
Trample
Whenever a source you control deals noncombat damage to an opponent, Chandra's Incinerator deals that much damage to target creature or planeswalker that player controls.

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Temple Bell

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{T}: Each player draws a card.

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Pyrohemia

Color Identity:R

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At the beginning of the end step, if no creatures are on the battlefield, sacrifice Pyrohemia.
{R}: Pyrohemia deals 1 damage to each creature and each player.

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Khorvath's Fury

Color Identity:R

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For each player, choose friend or foe. Each friend discards all cards from their hand, then draws that many cards plus one. Khorvath's Fury deals damage to each foe equal to the number of cards in their hand.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Gamble

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $13.24

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Search your library for a card, put that card into your hand, discard a card at random, then shuffle your library.

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Fiery Emancipation

Color Identity:R

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If a source you control would deal damage to a permanent or player, it deals triple that damage to that permanent or player instead.

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Gratuitous Violence

Color Identity:R

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If a creature you control would deal damage to a permanent or player, it deals double that damage to that permanent or player instead.

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Tilonalli's Summoner

Color Identity:R

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Ascend (If you control ten or more permanents, you get the city's blessing for the rest of the game.)
Whenever Tilonalli's Summoner attacks, you may pay {X}{R}. If you do, create X 1/1 red Elemental creature tokens that are tapped and attacking. At the beginning of the next end step, exile those tokens unless you have the city's blessing.

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Phyrexian Altar

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Sacrifice a creature: Add one mana of any color.

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Reliquary Tower

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You have no maximum hand size.
{T}: Add {C}.

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Havoc Jester

Color Identity:R

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Whenever you sacrifice a permanent, Havoc Jester deals 1 damage to any target.

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Disrupt Decorum

Color Identity:R

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Goad all creatures you don't control. (Until your next turn, those creatures attack each combat if able and attack a player other than you if able.)

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Flamekin Village

Color Identity:R

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As Flamekin Village enters the battlefield, you may reveal an Elemental card from your hand. If you don't, Flamekin Village enters the battlefield tapped.
{T}: Add {R}.
{R}, {T}: Target creature gains haste until end of turn.

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Wheel of Fortune

Color Identity:R

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Each player discards their hand, then draws seven cards.

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Glint-Horn Buccaneer

Color Identity:R

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Haste
Whenever you discard a card, Glint-Horn Buccaneer deals 1 damage to each opponent.
{1}{R}, Discard a card: Draw a card. Activate this ability only if Glint-Horn Buccaneer is attacking.

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Castle Embereth

Color Identity:R

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Castle Embereth enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain.
{T}: Add {R}.
{1}{R}{R}, {T}: Creatures you control get +1/+0 until end of turn.

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Shared Animosity

Color Identity:R

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Whenever a creature you control attacks, it gets +1/+0 until end of turn for each other attacking creature that shares a creature type with it.

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Otherworld Atlas

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{T}: Put a charge counter on Otherworld Atlas.
{T}: Each player draws a card for each charge counter on Otherworld Atlas.

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Raid Bombardment

Color Identity:R

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Whenever a creature you control with power 2 or less attacks, Raid Bombardment deals 1 damage to the player or planeswalker that creature is attacking.

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Faithless Looting

Color Identity:R

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Draw two cards, then discard two cards.
Flashback {2}{R} (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Chain Reaction

Color Identity:R

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Chain Reaction deals X damage to each creature, where X is the number of creatures on the battlefield.

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Preyseizer Dragon

Color Identity:R

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Flying
Devour 2 (As this enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice any number of creatures. This creature enters the battlefield with twice that many +1/+1 counters on it.)
Whenever Preyseizer Dragon attacks, it deals damage to any target equal to the number of +1/+1 counters on Preyseizer Dragon.

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Thermopod

Color Identity:R

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{S}: Thermopod gains haste until end of turn. ({S} can be paid with one mana from a snow permanent.)
Sacrifice a creature: Add {R}.

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Zurzoth, Chaos Rider

Color Identity:R

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Whenever an opponent draws their first card each turn, if it's not their turn, you create a 1/1 red Devil creature token with "When this creature dies, it deals 1 damage to any target."
Whenever one or more Devils you control attack one or more players, you and those players each draw a card, then discard a card at random.

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High Market

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice a creature: You gain 1 life.

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Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle

Color Identity:R

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Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle enters the battlefield tapped.
Whenever a Mountain enters the battlefield under your control, if you control at least five other Mountains, you may have Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle deal 3 damage to any target.
{T}: Add {R}.

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The MVP

For this particular brew, it was near impossible to choose a single MVP... that's why I chose two!

Subira, Tulzidi Caravanner and Neheb, the Eternal are two legends that help strengthen this brew in two completely unique and imperative ways. Neheb, the Eternal is a mana generating fiend. Thanks to his ability, one scarified Devil equals one red mana. However, pair this with a Burn at the Stake or a Fiery Emancipation, and the mana becomes gluttonous. This can help us cast some bigger spells like Vicious Shadows or Descent of the Dragons.

Subira, Tulzidi Caravanner's part isn't any less impactful. For just one mana we are able to make a member of our Devil army unblockable. This suddenly makes a swing with Shared Animosity all the more scary. Need a hand? Looking for a wheel? Subira also has you there! Her secondary ability allows us to replenish our resources after a hefty combat and this makes her an integral part of this brew.

Insidious Introduction

I want to dedicate this small section to the introduction of a card I stumbled upon while building this deck. It is a card I had never heard of until it popped up on my screen and I think it is absolutely wonderful in this deck.

This Homelands sorcery does so much, and its result is based solely off of a coin flip. Either way, we still reap the benefits.

Depending on how the coin lands, we either have everyone draw a card (that means more Devil tokens for us) or 1 damage is dealt to each creature and player, which then results in all of our Devils dying—thus, dealing loads of damage to those we deem fit (imagine pairing this with a Fiery Emancipation)! This card is incredibly unassuming at first sight, and yet is incredibly fitting in a deck that functions off of death and card draw. What a wonderful, wicked piece of cardboard.

Cursed Combo

Want a wombo-combo for the ages? Then I have a neat pairing to show off!

Have a butt-ton of Devils, but you're afraid of your opponents' defenses? This little combo has you covered. When Throne of the God-Pharaoh is out, simply cast Burn at the Stake, tapping as many Devils as you see fit! Three times the amount of creatures tapped is dealt to your target! When you move to your end step, the Throne kicks in, dealing damage equal to the Devils you tapped previously. Want to make this truly excruciating? Pair this with damage doublers or triplers for a fatal blow!

The Flavor Win

Would this truly be a Hell-themed deck if we did not run the Jumpstart Devil Mountains?

The Too-Good-Not-To-Run

In a deck full of wheels and expendable creatures, nothing seems more vicious than Vicious Shadows. This card comes with a hefty CMC, however, the payoff is definitely worth it.

I decided to include this piece in my brew due to the mass amount of wheeling we want to be doing. My favorite thing about this enchantment is that it triggers whenever our tokens hit the 'yard. This is a huge damage dealer in this deck and goes from 1 damage to 7 in the blink of an eye.

Another upside of this card is that it triggers whenever a creature is put into a graveyard from play. You read me right! It doesn't even have to be our creatures that hit the 'yard for this enchantment to singe off our opponents' eyebrows!

Final Thoughts

Zurzoth is definitely an intriguing commander to build around. Whether built like Devil Tribal or card draw, this card is definitely worth the price and hype as one of Jumpstart's most intriguing legendaries. Going forward with the brew I would like to add Dictate of the Twin Gods, as it's another way to help us increase damage (and the target on our backs is a fair price to pay for that).

So what do you say? Are you ready to join Zurzoth, Chaos Rider and storm the gates of Hell? Let's ride!