Geralf's Messenger

Geralf's Messenger

Creature — Zombie

Geralf's Messenger enters the battlefield tapped.

When Geralf's Messenger enters the battlefield, target opponent loses 2 life.

Undying (When this creature dies, if it had no +1/+1 counters on it, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control with a +1/+1 counter on it.)

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Geralf's Messenger Discussion

Tomahawk-Bang on "Budget" Legacy Mono B Devotion

3 days ago

Interesting build, may I suggest the following changes:
-3x Dauthi Slayer + 3x Gatekeeper of Malakir (same devotion, better abilities)
-1x Tombstalker - 1x Phyrexian Obliterator +2x Deathrite Shaman (shaman is just so versatile and you don't need that many high end threats I'd say)
Also if you play stuff like Bloodghast and Geralf's Messenger you might want to think about adding Innocent Blood for creature removal.

There's an old legacy deck called "The Gate" which looks a bit like your build, although it doesn't care about devotion. Maybe Google it up to get some ideas?


6 days ago

have you considered Geralf's Messenger? nice deck man.

Darkiwi on Mono Black Devotion Control

6 days ago

Hi, nice deck there :-)

You should consider Geralf's Messenger and, if budget allows it, Phyrexian Obliterator. Also, Phyrexian Arena would make a nice upgrade to Underworld Connections.

Memphismaymagic5 on Sith Empire

1 week ago

It is indeed a very good combo. I don't own Mutavault but I will definitely add 2 or something when I can trade them. I know about Liliana of the Veil. She is awesome (and a lot better then gatekeeper) but not awesome for my wallet, no :D About Geralf's Messenger. In a previous version, I had him in the deck, but I rather have Vampire Nighthawk in the 3 cmc slot and he does a lot more work for me then messenger. I lose fairly much lives with Phyrexian Arena but Vampire Nighthawk gives them back. Nighthawk also has evasion and dies as easily to a Lightning Bolt as messenger even if he died once and gets a counter. The 3 devotion is nice but with nighthawk, i'll get there too :D

Strictly_Eric on [Modern] Mardu Tokens/ Aggro/ Control

1 week ago

I've thought about the Messenger and have used the card before. I do like the card, but I feel that at 3 black to cast, it's a bit tougher on the mana base.

If you were to run Geralf's Messenger what would your cuts be?

denijsx90 on Dimir Zombie Mill

2 weeks ago

ummmm Grimgrin, Corpse-Born + Undead Alchemist .. thats a must.

Lich Lord of Unx, Relentless Dead, Geralf's Messenger, Blood Artist, and Gravecrawler.... hmmm...

im much more a mill player than zombie.. so there ya go

Omeros on Sacrificing creatures for mana

2 weeks ago

I didn't see a decklist given so I can't tell if the cards I'm about to mention are already in it. That said, usually Ghave combos out through a mixture of the sacrifice outlets you already have and cards like: Earthcraft + Fertile Ground , Blade of the Bloodchief, Geralf's Messenger or Strangleroot Geist or Young Wolf, and Illusionist's Bracers.

I'm sure you have at least a few of these already if you're building Ghave combo rather than token swarm. I only bring this up because a lot of the Ghave combo pieces together don't actually produce - or need - infinite mana. What they need is a self-sustaining loop.

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Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Dark Ascension Rare

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