Sakashima the Impostor


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Saviors of Kamigawa (SOK) Rare

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Sakashima the Impostor

Legendary Creature — Human Rogue

You may have Sakashima the Impostor enter the battlefield as a copy of any creature on the battlefield, except its name is still Sakashima the Impostor, it's legendary in addition to its other types, and it gains ": Return Sakashima the Impostor to its owner's hand at the beginning of the next end step."

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Sakashima the Impostor Discussion

Varticke on Varticke

1 month ago

I have a REALLY BIG tip for everyone out there when building an EDH deck - if you're deck is themed, for example 'Steal Stuff' or 'Copy Stuff', you don't want your general to be another steal or copy card, like Sakashima the Impostor. You want them to be something that helps you use your goal, like Kira, Great Glass-Spinner being the commander for your 'Steal/Copy Deck'

greyninja on Best two color shapeshifter deck ...

2 months ago

I've been beaten in a multiplayer tourney at my lgs by Sakashima the Impostor. It does work lol

Mistform Ultimus is another interesting mono blue option. Green adds some good shapeshifters; but Profet93 might be right about black for tutors and control

butthurt_qrow on Nekusar's Wheel in the Sky

2 months ago

I have Sakashima the Impostor in my Nekusar deck as well, because he's able to copy Nekusar while retaining his name. This way, you have another way to go and deal tons of damage while accelerating draws.

imatrain on Mono Blue Infinite Mana

2 months ago

Ok so most of these are solid but Sakashima the Impostor does have a problem. She only returns to your hand at end of turn.

Kentksclark on Five Colour Death Punch

2 months ago

Sorry, didn't format it right...

Sakashima the Impostor

Raphiezar on

3 months ago

If you ran Deepglow Skate, you could add more planeswalkers to the deck to allow them to activate the ults immediately. Alchemist's Refuge and Leyline of Anticipation giving you flash is good to use Ramos on other player's turns, plus they go well with Seedborn Muse if you have it. Flameshadow Conjuring, Deadeye Navigator, Eerie Interlude, Faith's Reward, Progenitor Mimic, Stolen Identity, Rite of Replication, and Clone Legion allow you to abuse more ETB effects. Craterhoof Behemoth, Venser, Shaper Savant, Gonti, Lord of Luxury, Zealous Conscripts, Acidic Slime, Chancellor of the Forge, Chancellor of the Spires, Sepulchral Primordial, Luminate Primordial, Duplicant, Dragonlord Silumgar, Sower of Temptation, Hornet Queen, Deranged Hermit, Myr Battlesphere, Angel of Invention, Cultivator of Blades, have great ETB effects to be abused. Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Cytoplast Manipulator work really well with the Marchesa, the Black Rose you're running. Necropolis Regent, Master Biomancer, Reyhan, Last of the Abzan, Death's Presence, Experiment Kraj, and Verdurous Gearhulk are great for building up creatures with lots of +1/+1 counters. Greater Good, Prime Speaker Zegana, and Tishana, Voice of Thunder are great card draw sources for this deck. If you reanimate creatures from the graveyard often enough, Flayer of the Hatebound is strong in that department, and if you're looking for more big damage/lifeloss effects, Warstorm Surge, Stalking Vengeance, Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord, and Pathbreaker Ibex are good as wel. Conflux is really strong with Ramos in play, especially with Sakashima the Impostor copying him. If don't mind it being janky, you can copy your Panharmonicon by turning it into a creature with Karn, Silver Golem or March of the Machines. Take it a step further by adding Opalescence so your enchantments can be copied too. Ultimately, this is just supposed to be a big list of cards to draw inspiration from, not to all be added to the deck.

SirSh4ggy on Riku's Magic Funhouse

3 months ago

JuiceboxHero You could also consider using Mirror Gallery and Brothers Yamazaki to get around this somewhat. Also, there is a legendary clone you might consider Sakashima the Impostor to get around this dilemma. Check out my Riku deck, I'd like to know what you think about it. All criticism is welcome

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