Gisa and Geralf

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Eldritch Moon (EMN) Mythic Rare

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Gisa and Geralf

Legendary Creature — Human Wizard

When Gisa and Geralf enters the battlefield, put the top four cards of your library into your graveyard.

During each of your turns, you may cast a Zombie creature card from your graveyard.

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Gisa and Geralf Discussion

DrukenReaps on Dimir Aristocrats Commander?

1 week ago

Well with aristocrats you want either reanimate on your commander, drain on your commander, or sac on your commander. You identified 2 great options already and I would add Gisa and Geralf for your consideration too. It does limit your options somewhat but you were probably looking at Gravecrawler anyways.

Of these free sac outlets are probably the easiest thing to get. has dozens of them. Reanimation is also printed a lot...

This leaves the drain effect as being the hardest to come by and Vela the Night-Clad only wants things to leave play. This interacts better with the blue side of your deck and still works with the black side too. Allowing board wipes like Evacuation or Damnation to kill your opponents.

WhichKing on Ghoulcaller Gisa Infinite Zombie Tribal EDH

3 weeks ago

Yeah if your main game plan is to hit the combo, Gisa and Geralf is superior for sure. You can stick with ghoulcaller for flavor but will have to accept the downside which is less protection for the combo, and less resilience (as Gisa&Gerald let you use your GY as your second hand)

Rupp on Ghoulcaller Gisa Infinite Zombie Tribal EDH

3 weeks ago

Ok, I’m very experienced zombie tribal player, and I can say, that I'd rather play dimir colors as Gisa and Geralf, than mono-coloured staff in EDH. There are two reasons - first, there are some really broken cards in blue, such as Rooftop Storm for example, and second - in dimir colors you can bounce permanents (Compelling Deterrence or Sedraxis Alchemist), which is very important in EDH. Then, I would advise you not to play Grimoire of the Dead. I played it for a half of the last year, and couldn't resolve its ability at least one time, spending lot of mana and totally four cards on it. And where is the Door of Destinies? You really need it in tribal.

CaptSillva on Rise of the Horde

1 month ago

Training Grounds is super good with this commander. Necromancer's Stockpile offers some good cycling power. Gisa and Geralf offer some good utility. Grave Defiler is good draw power. Herald's Horn card draw + cost reduction. Obelisk of Urd offers a large board buff.

Josu Vess, Lich Knight, Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, and From Under the Floorboards are just decent cards that can generate more zombies.

You clearly don't care about discarding cards as much as most of your opponents do so maybe a Rotting Rats.

Also seems like you could use a bit more removal. Perhaps Price of Fame, Victim of Night, Doom Blade, Go for the Throat, and Kindred Dominance

InfamousGengar on Atraxa's Zombie Infestation

1 month ago

Randomsome1 In Regards to Conspiracy there are a few creatures that i would like to not lose if i get Call to the Grave running. Gisa and Geralf Ghoulcaller Gisa The Scarab God Archetype of Imagination Necromaster Dragon(he may get cut anyway) and creatures i would potentially steal with the effect of Coffin Queen Tho i may take out Call to the Grave then i can remove Conspiracy as well all in all my original beck building ideas for this deck was for fun mainly not to make it super competitive tho who the heck who try to be competitive with a 4 color zombies? and the land bases are tough for a 4 color deck i am going to adjust it accordingly after i get the rest of the cards situated so i know how much of what i need

Rzepkanut on The Scarab God's Badass Zombie Horde Machine

1 month ago

New commander, new comment section.

Goodbye Gisa and Geralf and hello The Scarab God!!

Neotrup on Does Desecrated Tomb trigger when ...

3 months ago

Gisa and Geralf is a better example of moving to the stack, as Snapcaster Mage has a tough time moving creature cards there. Not an example of ante, but for another zone Tempest Efreet can trigger Desecrated Tomb by moving itself from your graveyard into your opponent's graveyard.

DrukenReaps on Rule #2: The Double Tap v2.0

3 months ago

Well at this point most of the good ideas might be taken but from a more casual perspective here are some possible inclusions: Lord of the Accursed, Vengeful Dead, Binding Mummy, Forgotten Creation, Corpse Harvester, Noxious Ghoul. I especially like Noxious Ghoul with Endless Ranks of the Dead or Liliana, the Last Hope's emblem.

As for potential cuts I think your weakest cards are Tidehollow Sculler, Stitcher Geralf, Gisa and Geralf, and Reconnaissance. Each certainly has solid uses but without having played the deck or gone against it these seem to be the smallest effects. I hesitate to mention Zulaport Cutthroat and Blood Artist for cuts because they win me games often but zombies have at least 3 similar effects in the tribe. Those effects being on a zombie vs not one a zombie is something to consider.

The list already looks awesome... Great job putting this together!

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