Teysa Karlov

Teysa Karlov

Legendary Creature — Human Advisor

If a creature dying causes a triggered ability of a permanent you control to trigger, that ability triggers an additional time.

Creature tokens you control have vigilance and lifelink.

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Set Rarity
Ravnica Allegiance (RNA) Rare

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Standard Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
Historic Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Teysa Karlov occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.18%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

WB (Orzhov): 1.11%

Teysa Karlov Discussion

Epicurus on Cleverly Named Graveyard Deck

19 hours ago

Thanks for the comment!

Muldrotha, the Gravetide looks killer, might do that too. I think I'd use more blue in that than this has white, though.

Also, it would be a kind of different deck. I mean, a good chunk of the black and green would stay the same, but adding Simic to the mix opens up another whole can of worms (not "wurms," mind you; that would be Gruul). In other words, it would be a completely different deck with a lot of the same material. Besides, Teysa Karlov alone is reason enough to play white, Karador, Ghost Chieftain potentially costs 3 less, and I have been having a recent love affair with Smothering Tithe.

hejtmane on Mothra & Mono White (SPOILERS)

1 day ago

This is a great direction for white it already had similar theme with creatures dying and getting a token but this is a way better version and this mechanic can so be broken in commander persistent and this mixed with Solemnity

This would be a great card in decks using Teysa Karlov and similar type effects

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

3 days ago

So, there's stuff like Yarok, the Desecrated and Teysa Karlov, which double triggers, and Korvold, Fae-Cursed King, Astral Drift/Astral Slide, adds value, Heliod, Sun-Crowned, Urza, Lord High Artificer, and Yawgmoth, Thran Physician all facilitate infinite combos. Thassa, Deep-Dwelling, Kess, Dissident Mage, and Wrenn and Six all provide a way to increase the value of your resources.

These all would be considered "Abusing" their respective mechanics.

CallMeQrow on Teysa Extorts the Afterlife

1 week ago

Can't help but think you'd be better off with Teysa Karlov as your commander - double up on all those death triggers would be a pretty big boost to this deck. Also, Syr Konrad, the Grim would probably come in handy too.

KibaAlpha on KibaAlpha

1 week ago


In my own opinion Teysa Karlov is the best aristocrat Commander.

NikontheBlack on NikontheBlack

1 week ago

SirChris39 yes, I do. Reverse Panharmonicon on a commander is absolutely insane. I still have the old Teysa in my list but she’s a combo piece now. The value generated by Teysa Karlov outweighs her, especially if you don’t focus on tokens.

Roo182 on The Uncommonly Aristocratic Arvad

1 week ago

There's definitely better commanders you can play without breaking the bank if you want to break your uncommon rule:

marcoc5417 on Demons Devouring Humans

2 weeks ago

Have a Similar Demon worship/human sacrifice with some extra synergies. Basically, it generates small tokens to feed the demons, but also generates huge flyers. Starting with 2x Ravenous Demon  Flip and 3x Demon of Catastrophes, cheap and lethal, just because you can get short of tokens. 2 copies of Rite of Belzenlok, wich generates creatures to sacrifice and at the third turn since you cast cast it, generates a huge flying 6/6 Demon token with trample. My main token generator creatures are 4 copies of Doomed Traveler and 2 copies of Thraben Doomsayer. I use 2x Skirsdag Flayer as a crature removal wich at the same time triggers Skirsdag High Priest ability (4 copies). Which is great. Tokens generators spells:3x Lingering Souls, 4x Gather the Townsfolk, 2xPromise of Bunrei, 1x Increasing Devotion.Some more synergies: 2 copies of Teysa Karlov, witch doubles tokens when Doomed Traveler dies, also giving vigilance and lifelink to ALL you tokens, including the demons generated from Rite of Belzenlok and Skirsdag High Priest, which is pretty solid. The rest of the Deck includes removals: 2x Bone Splinters, 4x Mortify. 2x Altar's Reap also feed the Sacrifice/Trigger mechanism giving extra cards. 2x Westvale Abbey  Flip for flavour and, of course, a 9/9 flying, lifelink, Indestructible hasted finisher!

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