Sultai Emissary


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

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Set Rarity
Fate Reforged (FRF) Common
Promo Set (000) Common

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Sultai Emissary

Creature — Zombie Warrior

When Sultai Emissary dies, manifest the top card of your library. (Put that card onto the battlefield face down as a 2/2 creature. Turn it face up at any time for its mana cost if it's a creature card.)

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Sultai Emissary Discussion

DragonChampions on Golgari Scion Drain

3 months ago

Ok, to start off, this deck is phenomenal! It has great synergy and potential. There are a few cards however, that I personally think don't have a place here. For starters, Black Market is a good card, but by the time you get it onto the field, you already have enough mana for literally every single card in your deck, assuming that you have 2 green mana which Black Market can't help with anyway. A good replacement would be Palace Siege. It costs the exact same amount, plus it is still another enchantment. You can choose to add onto Zulaports' ability, or grab an extra Blisterpod every turn. Both would be better than excess mana. The only other card I would replace would have to be Oath of Nissa. It sort of seems out of place to me, and I don't really have any "replacement" suggestions per say, but I can recommend something else. Sultai Emissary is a great card for a deck like this, basically doing the same thing as a Blisperpod. If you do add that you might want to consider readjusting your mana spread to more black. Again, this deck is great, but I think a few minor changes will really tie it together.

cole20112 on Artificial Dark Chocolate (3.5)

10 months ago

If you maybe want to make the sacrificing a little more consistent and focus more on the Bloodthrone Vampire and Rite of Consumption plan, maybe include more creatures like Myr Sire that replace themselves. Cards like Doomed Dissenter, Carrier Thrall and Sultai Emissary are all fine options and allow for two sacrifices with one creature. Maybe replace the Perilous Myr and Tattered Mummy with these options, as although those creatures do hurt the opponent, committing fully to just bloodthrone-riting someone out should make it so you don't need the extra damage. Hope this helps in some way, really like the deck!

mr_funk on Typical Sac Deck

11 months ago

So, im looking at this from a competitive modern standpoint, and you have it listed as "casual" in the description. i think to up it to somewhat competitive, some slight adjustments could be made, all while holding the theme and mechanics in place. Some choices of cards to add, in my opinion, to make the deck a little better are:

Modern Staples(ish) that would fit right in here like Inquisition of Kozilek, Thoughtseize, Abrupt Decay, Bloodghast, Viscera Seer, Dismember, Fatal Push (why SB??), Blood Artist, Elvish Visionary

other general adds to consider for rounding out purposes or spicy flavor are Blisterpod (why not 4?), Mortarpod, Tukatongue Thallid, Nest Invader, Fleshbag Marauder, Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Grim Haruspex, Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip, Carrier Thrall, Evolutionary Leap, Sultai Emissary, Bloodthrone Vampire, Bloodsoaked Champion, Scrapheap Scrounger, Altar's Reap, Bone Splinters.

shroom_dude on Big Zombie Pauper

1 year ago

SUPER SWEEEEEEEET DECK! Consider Tattered Mummy, Sultai Emissary,Black Cat,Disturbing Plot,Cemetery Recruitment to smoothen out curve.

Hunson_Abadeer on Sacrifices must be made

1 year ago

Depends on how many you are trying to play with, I'm not familiar with your play group either; however maybe cut 1 Sultai Emissary and 1 Skirsdag High Priest. I'm not entirely sure what else depending on how many copies you want to run with.

Also if you could budget it Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet is amazing. He's been going down in price last I checked but that was a few weeks ago.

Hope this helps! Best of luck!

Whiskerbro on B/W Tokens

1 year ago

Hi! Deck looks pretty sweet overall, but I have a few suggestions:

  1. I'd cut maybe just a tad more token generation for some mainboard removal, maybe try out Disfigure or mainboard Journey to Nowhere

  2. I think there are better options than Doomed Dissenter, for instance Sultai Emissary, which is normally strictly better, ignoring Triplicate Spirits interactions. I think Doomed Traveler is quite a bit better as well.

mozz on Underworld Aristocrats

1 year ago

Hi ektoe253,

Thanks for the constructive comment! I haven't played much the deck after constructing it, so it definitely needs refinement. Let me give you mostly the thoughts besides my choices:

  • Butcher Ghoul and Sultai Emissary are my sacrifice fodder. To a lesser extent that's true for Perilous Myr and Undying Evil too. So I can't agree with all your suggestions for replacements at the same time. I consider the Mortician Beetle to be the weakest card as it is very time sensitive.
  • Diabolic Edict vs other removal - I guess you have a point here. Murder, Bone Splinters or Tragic Slip should be the best as they are much more reliable ...
  • My thought of not including Chainer's Edict was that the deck is mostly aggro and I am never reaching the flashback mana. Actually this is the other reason to be running mono black over splash for other colors - to be more aggressive.

Could you give me a link to this podcast - it sounds interesting!

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