EDIT: This is outdated; current deck is http://www.casualplayers.org/forums/threads/red-elemental-burn.16783/#post-296192 This is a from-scratch deck that started from a new player-friend's interest in Fire Servant. As I mentioned in my other thread, I have a thing for art and themes; all of the burn is based on fire elements rather than lightning. Creatures: 20 4x Brighthearth Banneret 4x Smokebraider 3x Fire Servant 3x Cinder Pyromancer 3x Chandra's Spitfire 3x Nova Chaser Enchantments: 4 4x Braid of Fire Instants: 12 4x Incinerate 3x Flame Javelin 2x Chandra's Outrage 3x Chandra's Fury Sorceries: 2 2x Flame Slash Planeswalkers: 2 2 Chandra, the Firebrand Lands: 20 12 Mountain 4 Forgotten Cave 3 Smoldering Crater 1 Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx ------------------------------ 60 cards Alternate cards I have: 2x Nova Chaser 4x Flamekin Harbinger 3x Cinder Pyromancer 2x Chandra's Spitfire 2x Chandra Nalaar 1x Chandra Ablaze 1x Chandra's Phoenix 3x Reverberate 3x Reforge the Soul (I often find myself with an empty hand by turn 5) 2x Obsidian Fireheart 2x Heartlash Cinder 2x Incandescent Soulstoke 1x Flame Slash 4x Cerebral Eruption 4x Pyromancer Ascension (can never get this to trigger...) Win con: get out Fire Servant early and often, burn by any means, use high power creatures when able I can get by without Fire Servant, I just need a smooth mana curve and will need either recurring damage from creatures or draw power for spells. Probably some combination thereof, with the former leading and the latter finishing, hopefully with Fire Servant. Combos: Soulbright Flamekin + Smokebraider/Braid of Fire - mana trick to play expensive burn spells and Planeswalkers when I don't have the lands; it was more necessary in earlier versions of the deck with the alternate cards Braid of Fire + Instants/fire breathers Champion Flamekin Harbinger/Heartlash Cinder with Nova Chaser, procs again leaving Chandra's Spitfire + Cinder Pyromancer/Planeswalker/Obsidian Fireheart/other burn - Cinder Pyromancer works especially well because Spitfire procs again Wants: Chandra, Pyromaster is still too expensive Better lands My initial version had 80 cards with more of the alternates and played a lot more creatures, hoping to snag a Reforge the Soul at a good time. It didn't work well, so now I'm try to focus it down. Of course, this comes at the cost of versatility. Questions, comments, thoughts, and/or ratings?