Emrakul, the Aeons Torn

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Butanero(2015-05-27 11:08)

This card is just too much. Almost impossible to hard-cast, yeah, but when it is put into play, it wipes the whole board away, and most of your opponent's points of life. Beware of Liliana, Jace, Karakas, Mangara of Corondor, Oblivion ring, or Will of the council

Ragnarokker(2015-05-22 19:35)

mppdf: you can cast it through cascade as well; in fact, this is how Hypergenesis is usually played in competitive magic.

Fast mana (Elvish Spirit Guide, Irrigation Ditch cycle lands, etc), 3-mana cascaders like Shardless Agent; and no cards in your deck under CMC 3 mean that cascading will always mean you'll get to cast 1 of your Hypergeneses for free around turn 2 ideally, unless you have all copies in your hand already.

mppdf(2015-05-16 01:34)

Note that there is a small catch - if you use "put into play" (i.e. some trick to avoid casting the high mana cost), the extra turn effect won't trigger. Still, it is one of the strongest creatures you can put on the battlefield ...

mppdf(2015-05-12 04:08)

Hypergenesis may work well, but with suspend 3 (and no way to cast it without suspend), it takes 3 turns and opponent may whip up also some nasty surprises (cards like Blazing Archon, Collective Restraint, Cowed by Wisdom or Ensnaring Bridge that won't allow attacking with Emrakul, or some nasty combo for infinite mana/damage/tokens) this may be very risky.

I've seen a deck that uses Shelldock Isle to bring up Emrakul and for triggering the "less than 20 cards in library" is is stuffed with 39 Shadowborn Apostles, that gets quickly removed by Extirpate or Surgical Extraction. With a bit of luck, you'll have Emrakul on table at turn 2, without giving enemy the opportunity to play out handful of nasty cards of their own for free.

Psychatogpl(2015-05-11 21:05)

Biggest flaw of Emrakul is that Splinter Twin creatures can tap him before attack, what makes decks based on Goryo's Vengeance much weaker :( Still I wish to see some new Emrakul in Return to Zendikar. He should change to bigger champ :D

Zollverein(2015-05-10 17:12)

99% of victory if u can put it into the battlefield. Essential in UrzaTron and Reanimator decks.

Croczor(2015-05-09 15:20)

Welcome back old friend :D.

Wen u play this with Hypergenesis at 1st turn omg :D.

snake948(2015-05-08 11:03)

"Protection from colored spells" means that Emrakul can't be the target of colored spells (including colored Aura spells) or of abilities whose sources are colored spells (such as the "when you cast" ability of an Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre that's been turned red by Painter's Servant). It also means that all damage that would be dealt to Emrakul by colored spells is prevented. Like every protection ability, it works only while Emrakul is on the battlefield.

snake948(2015-05-08 11:03)

"Protection from colored spells" means that Emrakul can't be the target of colored spells (including colored Aura spells) or of abilities whose sources are colored spells (such as the "when you cast" ability of an Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre that's been turned red by Painter's Servant). It also means that all damage that would be dealt to Emrakul by colored spells is prevented. Like every protection ability, it works only while Emrakul is on the battlefield.

snake948(2015-05-08 11:03)

"Protection from colored spells" means that Emrakul can't be the target of colored spells (including colored Aura spells) or of abilities whose sources are colored spells (such as the "when you cast" ability of an Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre that's been turned red by Painter's Servant). It also means that all damage that would be dealt to Emrakul by colored spells is prevented. Like every protection ability, it works only while Emrakul is on the battlefield.

charmer(2015-05-08 00:29)

All hail to the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Beware his noodly appendages!

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