Shisato, Whispering Hunter

Shisato, Whispering Hunter

Legendary Creature — Snake Warrior

At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice a Snake.

Whenever Shisato, Whispering Hunter deals combat damage to a player, that player skips his or her next untap step.

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Set Rarity
Champions of Kamigawa (CHK) Rare

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Format Legality
Duel Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Leviathan Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Magic Duels Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Noble Legal
Unformat Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Shisato, Whispering Hunter Discussion

Grind on Xyris but You are the Snake

2 months ago

this deck looks like a total blast to play! i want to play it! haha.
Parallel Lives seems like more snakes!!
Kashi-Tribe Elite will give your commander shroud.
Rancor on your commander seems like recurring trample + 2 more damage and 2 more cards to draw is good!
any thoughts about Shisato, Whispering Hunter? seems a little staxxy but you have the snakes.
also Sosuke, Son of Seshiro is another way to buff your tokens.
feels like maybe hasty snakes would be good? Fires of Yavimaya

Jelatinator on Snake EDH

2 months ago


-1 Reliquary Tower. I found I don't often find myself drawing so many cards that reliquary tower is needed.
-1 Tranquil Thicket was replaced with a cycling desert for some synergy with scavenger grounds.
-1 Wildest Dreams is nice for rebuying cards, but that's not really what this deck needs.
-1 Descendants' Path is fine for an extra snake every once in awhile, but doesn't really help the aggro plan. Plus, I found myself wanting some non-creature cards that this puts on the bottom sometimes.
-1 Asceticism is a really, really great effect. However, you have to leave so much mana open to utilize its full effect, and many sweepers in the format ignore regeneration anyways.
-1 Time of Need is a fun card to go tutor up one of the many legends in the deck, but it was just a little too slow in an aggro deck like this.
-1 Shisato, Whispering Hunter. I found myself never really having a big enough board where it would feel ok sacrificing a few snakes. When he does his thing, he's busted, and he'll be moving into my new Xyris deck where he should be much more comfortable.

+1 Scavenger Grounds, +1 Desert of the Indomitable I replaced a couple lands with this small concession to keep graveyard decks honest.
+1 Return of the Wildspeaker Two very relevant modes which are both great in creature-based green decks.
+1 Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip Cheap cradle which may net a card in the process.
+1 Honored Hydra, +1 Noose Constrictor, +1 Moss Viper. A few ok creatures that all provide a little utility. Some will probably be upgraded to better creatures later on. The slightly higher creature count also allows for Itlimoc to hit more often, thought that is almost negligible.

triproberts12 on Xyris - Danger Noodle

2 months ago

Not enough danger noodle support. Danger noodles love Seshiro the Anointed, and with so many noodles to spare, I'm pretty sure this deck could just end the game on the spot by dropping Shisato, Whispering Hunter.

Coward_Token on Xyris, Snakes Storm

2 months ago

No Shisato, Whispering Hunter? If you can get her to connect with Xyris, the affected opponent won't be able to make much use of the cards they just drew. Xyris provides snacks too.

Messere on A green-blue snake deck who ...

8 months ago

Scarlet2009 Well, i'm bothering tapping creatures because that's how i want to create the deck, combining tapping effects of some Snakes, with some blue tapping spells, and then using Shisato, Whispering Hunter to block the opponent. I just love the idea to create this control

Messere on A green-blue snake deck who ...

8 months ago

Hi everybody, i'm new in this forum, and my first thread is about my first deck. The idea of this deck is based on Kaminagawa's edition Snakes, who most of them, when inflict damage to a creature, make them TAP and don't UNtap during the opponent's turn, plus using some blu sorcery or instant who can TAP other creatures. The ultimate combo that i have in mind for this deck is to play Shisato, Whispering Hunter , maybe equipped with some Aura or Equipment who give him the protection from abilites or spell, or being unblockable (like Whispersilk Cloack), and then strat attack the opponent, using blue Istant or Sorcery to TAP his creatures (who will not UNtap until Shisato will be able to continue to attack), maybe with Nature's Will in play to also TAP his lands.

The problem is...what type of creatures and spell i need to have, to achieve this result? I've already have this deck, with some snakes who give me mana, like Sakura-Tribe Elder , Coiling Oracle or Orochi Sustainer , some combat snakes like Matsu-Tribe Sniper , Matsu-Tribe Decoy , Sosuke, Son of Seshiro , Seshiro the Anointed , Patagia Viper , Lorescale Coatl or some big snakes like Patron of the Orochi or Hooded Hydra ... but how can i build my deck to work fine? With which type and how many TAP spells?

If you have any suggestions, i'm all listening

SufferFromEDHD on Venom and Vigor

1 year ago

I like this list a lot! See you taking advantage of Yawgmoth. Made for Hapatra.

What are your thoughts on Shisato, Whispering Hunter ? Only viable in snake tribal and you have ways of giving it haste. Strong blue effect for Golgari deck. Seems viable.

Evolution Sage proliferate would be useful.

Mirri's Guile or Sylvan Library whichever you prefer or can afford.

BlueAutomatic on Toxic Relationship: Hapatra EDH [PRIMER]

1 year ago

Have you tried Shisato, Whispering Hunter ? I want to try him, but I don't know how good he'll be. It seems decent if the game gets grindy. Also, I would love to know how Runic Armasaur has worked. It seems like a really good card, but it hasn't really worked out in my playgroup.

Also congrats on the cradle!

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