Viridian Emissary

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH 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
Commander Anthology (CM1) Common
Planechase Anthology (PCA) None
Commander 2015 (C15) Common
Planechase 2012 Edition (PC2) Common
Mirrodin Besieged (MBS) Common
Mirrodin Besieged: Phyrexia (MBP) Common

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Viridian Emissary

Creature — Elf Scout

When Viridian Emissary dies, you may search your library for a basic land card and put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

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Viridian Emissary Discussion

Korjon on Golgari MidMad

2 days ago

I really like it! Just be careful, Viridian Emissary has to die from the battlefield. I was tinkering with an idea about GB discard with him then realized he has to die for his effect to trigger. :/

Stormforge_Mystic on DeathFed

1 week ago

Rinzl3r FNM isn't tourney so don't talk like that then. But remember that people still play lot of meta decks in fnm:s too.

Cut Forbidden Alchemys and play Thought Scours much more mana efficient.

Cut Naturalize from sideboard and play Nature's Claims. Mind Control Out and play Tormod's Crypt, you need gravehate.

If you want to get seriously good cards cut Acidic Slimes, Merfolk Looters, Viridian Emissarys and Llanowar Elves. None of those creatures are like actually good.

Then play stuff like Scavenging Ooze, Tireless Tracker, Birds of Paradise, Courser of Kruphix, maybe even Merfolk Branchwalker.

And sure you would need better land base. 4 of Yavimaya Coast and Hinterland Harbor would do.

But as i always say, you can play literally anything in fnm.

Araignee on Pauper Golgari Tron

1 week ago

Hm, in the Golgari colours, repeatable, and pauper. Not easy, dude. I found multiple one-time solutions, though, if you pile them, it might do the trick.

For green, Elvish Visionary. He could replace the Zealot or you could play him as well instead of the Boa (I would put them to side against blue decks, because she does not help you to either draw or ramp, but is a good pillow, though.) But I could also see Viridian Emissary replace her to ramp for a land. Another stuff you might use: Explore = land ramp + draw. Abundant Growth: I sort of see it on the Urza lands.

In black, Read the Bones or Sign in Blood are classic. Or Altar's Reap that can also trigger Viridian Emissary. Another way is Aphotic Wisps. (For a multiplayer game, there is Syphon Mind).

MrBodi88 on How do I Mono Green?

1 month ago

My opinion

Get rid of the Viridian Emissary and the Wolfir Silverheart and add 2 x Wurmcoil Engine and either add more birds or arbors or add 2 x Sylvan Caryatid

Otherwise a good budget decklist.

ZendikariWol on Killer Queen

1 month ago

So 1) I have to give props to a good ol' queen reference. 2) your deck is markedly more tier than mine so I won't drop the list, there are a few cards in it you could use. Viridian Emissary is great ramp, Primal Druid isn't bad. Lifecrafter's Bestiary is freaking amazing. Treasure Keeper is, at very least, worth considering. Merciless Executioner is pretty goo. Body Snatcher would support the reanimation subtheme. Solemn Simulacrum is legendary, and Noxious Gearhulk is great late-game removals. Gotta come back from those Dark Confidant uses somehow. Thragtusk is pretty gold and Wurmcoil Engine is also quite fantastic. Fauna Shaman is a necessity and Strionic Resonator is pretty great.

ZendikariWol on Who Needs $150+ Decks???

1 month ago

Okay this is pretty good. Love the new update. But Explosive Vegetation may not be quite as good as Borderland Ranger/Civic Wayfinder or Viridian Emissary. And certainly not, if you can spend the money, as good as Solemn Simulacrum.

SecretEgret on (Owned) Ruric Thar Deck

1 month ago

Hard remove: Jaddi Offshoot, Abzan Beastmaster, Crown of Doom these cards seem extra weak either in this list in particular or overall

Jaddi? Not land focused

Beastmaster? Not fatty focused

Crown? Not wide enough

Soft remove: Nullstone Gargoyle, Dwarven Miner, Viashino Heretic

These cards are all slow, expensive, and make you a target. They are also redundant to Ruric Thar to some extent, which isn't bad, but it isn't copacetic to the plan.

Try: Ondu Giant, Borborygmos Enraged, Farhaven Elf, Viridian Emissary

What do these have in common? They're affordable, they're creatures and they ramp you to your fatties.

Then, to give your mooks some kick try cards like: Goblin Bushwhacker, Instigator Gang  Flip, Reckless Bushwhacker,

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