Sower of Discord

Sower of Discord

Creature — Demon

Flying

As Sower of Discord enters the battlefield, choose two players.

Whenever damage is dealt to one of the chosen players, the other chosen player also loses that much life.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2018 (C18) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal

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Sower of Discord Discussion

jonno.scott on Hell in a Cell

1 month ago

Archfiend of Depravity, Shadowborn Demon, Indulgent Tormentor, Ob Nixilis, Unshackled, Spawn of Mayhem, and Sower of Discord all seem like good additions that you're missing.

I think generally you'd do well to remove some of the single-target, specific removal (e.g. Eliminate, Terminate) as I find those cards weak in commander, and also lower your average CMC.

Overall, looks fun! Glad to see you have Liliana's Contract in the list, I remember when I first saw that card and this is the perfect place for it.

wereotter on Double Trouble!

2 months ago

This deck is currently invalid for your companion. You can't have Mogis, God of Slaughter, Sower of Discord, Arcane Signet, Goblin Charbelcher, the cycle of Talismans, Extinction Event, or Deadly Rollick,

Rhadamanthus on How would Warstorm Surge work …

3 months ago

I wasn't reading the cards closely enough. Sower of Discord doesn't have an "enters the battlefield" trigger. You choose the players right before Sower actually enters the battlefield.

Tylord2894 on How would Warstorm Surge work …

3 months ago

Sower of Discord triggers when damage is dealt. The damage from Warstorm Surge isn't dealt until after that trigger resolves.

So, let's say you play a 2/2. Warstorm triggers and deals 2 damage to any target. If you deal damage to a player chosen with Sower, Sower will trigger and cause the other to lose 2 life.

The example above also works when Sower enters the battlefield because the ability where you choose players isn't an ETB. When an effect does some "as [it] enters the battlefield", that happens before it exists on the battlefield. This is a type of replacement effect.

Lastly and for future reference, when multiple triggers that you control are getting up on the stack you get to order them as you wish. So, if Sower had an ETB trigger isn't of it's replacement effect, you could stack the triggers so that you pick players and then deal damage from Warstorm.

Hope this helps!!

Rhadamanthus on How would Warstorm Surge work …

3 months ago

Assuming you control both Warstorm Surge and Sower of Discord (since Warstorm Surge only works for your creatures), you get to choose which trigger resolves first.

If two triggers controlled by the same player are trying to go onto the stack at the same time, that player decides what order to put them in. If they're controlled by different players then the active player (the player whose turn it is) puts theirs on first and the other players put theirs on top of it in turn order. That means the active player's trigger will resolve last.

Eldrazi13 on How would Warstorm Surge work …

3 months ago

With Warstorm Surge, any creature entering the battlefield deals damage to any target equal to its power. Would Sower of Discord's effect trigger before or after Warstorm?

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