Soul's Attendant


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Rise of the Eldrazi (ROE) Common

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Soul's Attendant

Creature — Human Cleric

Whenever another creature enters the battlefield, you may gain 1 life.

Soul's Attendant Discussion

tllegion01 on Lifegain

2 weeks ago

Hey brotherbaker would you be open to suggestions for this deck?

Such as cutting the Soulmender s and putting in some Soul's Attendant s?

Cutting some of those Artifacts and Enchantments and making room for some Suture Priest s and Chalice of Life  Flip?

Life Gain was one of the first decks I made when i got back into Mtg. It was a lot of fun

MrBoombastic on Orzhov Lifegain

2 weeks ago

Hey there!

First of all, 19 lands is way too few, unless you're planning on making a very fast aggro deck or include a high amount of cantrips (cheap spells that draw cards). In a deck such as your current one, you probably want around 25 lands.

Another tip for deckbuilding is to always focus your deck as much as possible. It seems to me, that you just have a bunch cards that either give life or trigger off of you gaining life, but not doing anything particular with it. Making a deck more focused, is usually to recognize what exactly you want your strategy to be and then optimizing that as much as possible - be that casual, crazy comboes or top tier decks. There are several different ways to go with the cards you have in this list. Do you want to make a "Soul Sisters" deck, that focuses on cheap creatures and cards like Soul's Attendant or do you want to try and stall/combo and burn people out with Sanguine Blood or something entirely different? Decks are generally more fun to play, when they have a consistent plan.

By the way, most of the cards in your list aren't Standard legal (Standard consists only of the 5 newests sets at the moment), don't know if that's on purpose. If you're just making a casual deck that's based around life gain and a bunch of counters and don't care about format, I'd go for cards like Ajani's Pridemate , Archangel of Thune , Soul Warden , Soul's Attendant , Auriok Champion , Ajani, Strength of the Pride , Gideon's Company , Bloodthirsty Aerialist etc. and then try to aim for having 4 copies of each card instead of 1-2 copies.

Good luck!

squadcarxmar on And it's gone...

2 weeks ago

I'm coming in with a lot here. Not going to say what to take out due to how much I am recommending, sorry.
I'd say Soul's Attendant is strictly better than Warden but running both isn't bad either. I like Attendant for when people play anti-life gain cards like Rain of Gore and others. Of course, Phyrexian Altar is a second altar that's a great sac outlet whenever you need it. Consider cards like Dictate of Erebos and Martyr's Bond , I see you already have Grave Pact on the maybeboard. Teysa Karlov is a great card to get too but consider Teysa, Orzhov Scion .

Also, you definitely should go for an Anointed Procession . Too good of a card for any white deck with tokens. This deck is already looking great though.

squadcarxmar on Teysa, Orzhov Scion: life and death

1 month ago

I'd trade out Exsanguinate and put in a Debt to the Deathless . I run it over Exsanguinate in my Teysa because I don't mainboard my Darkest Hour and it helps me close out games still. So even if your Darkest Hour is getting countered/exiled/whatever you can have an easier time winning with that. If you slap a Illusionist's Bracers on your Vizkopa Guildmage it makes this even more insane. And Bracers is also already good on Teysa trading 3 tokens for 2 creatures rather than 1. Say you spend 7 mana on Debt, 3 on Vizkopa with Bracers, with 3 opponents in the game. That's 3 on Debt for 6 life but you'll gain 18 then Vizkopa activates twice and they lose 36. That's 42 life loss to each opponent. It can also work well whenever you gain a lot of life in a turn like Soul Warden and a token dump.

I would run Carnival of Souls since you already have Soul Warden and Soul's Attendant and if both are out, it's free black mana whenever creatures hit.
I'd trade a boardwipe for Merciless Eviction because it can handle indestructible and hexproof creatures with exile. The only downside is worrying about a counterspell. Also, maybe Storm Herd in place of Increasing Devotion ? I don't know how fast the decks you play against are but if you mana ramp enough Storm Herd usually has more value. Also consider Black Market for mana ramp in a Teysa deck.

I know I'm suggesting a lot but wanted you to consider some of your options, I know some of my suggestions don't really have something directly to take out with them. This deck seems very good and competitive I'd say.

lagotripha on Get A Life

1 month ago

Traditionally these lists run Martyr of Sands and Soul's Attendant . The old school variants used Squadron Hawk for bigger martyrs, most modern lists are red/white for Norin the Wary / Genesis Chamber .

Ranger of Eos / Ranger-Captain of Eos are powerful tools to put a lot of lifegain creatures on the board. Black white 'pay life'/ Children of Korlis is a thing. Condemn plays nice with alternative wincons. Essence Warden and cards like Weather the Storm point towards a green list, which would likely run some newer token-generation like Haazda Marshal & Legion's Landing  Flip.

Finally, stoneforge getting unbanned means that turn three Batterskull is on the menu, but also Sword of Light and Shadow .

Have fun brewing- martyr proc/soul sisters is a classic which deserves to be back in the meta.

Angel_Zero on $5 Infinite Mill

1 month ago

i suppose you could look at Soul's Attendant maybe Changeling Hero as another combo piece, i think Felidar Guardian and Restoration Angel also work as combo pieces but they can't really win you the game unless you have battlement i belive.

austintayshus on

1 month ago

I'm a little surprised you're not running Aetherflux Reservoir

Also, I think you'll gain more life in the long run with Soul Warden and Soul's Attendant than you will with Martyr of Sands and Children of Korlis

Neat deck!

austintayshus on Chu Chu Chulane, the Value Train

2 months ago

1-drops are great with Chulane's ability, and I think you could take advantage of with Elvish Pioneer and Essence Warden / Soul Warden / Soul's Attendant and Hedron Crab .

You could also add more creatures that bounce your own creatures and replay them for value. Maybe check out Kor Skyfisher and Whitemane Lion and Jeskai Barricade and Quickling .

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Soul's Attendant occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.06%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

White: 0.34%

WB (Orzhov): 0.53%