x If you're looking for a specific comment, check the other printings as well.
Player Rating:
Community Rating: 3.815 / 5  (130 votes)
The player rating is the overall rating for the card taking into account all player rating votes.

Popular Comments
Hide Comments
Only show me comments rated:
123 >
Captain of the Watch is likely the best choice for monowhite.

But have your thought of splashing blue? (Although it's not even urgently necessary:)
Play him with Sun Quan, Lord of Wu, and your attackers will likely all survive since your opponent most probably won't have any creatures with Horsemanship.
In other words, while Su Quan is in play, all your creatures will be pretty much unblockable. And he's a 4/4 himself. Sounds pretty devasting for something caused by an attack from a three-drop.
Sun Ce, Young Conquerer also does a good job since he can unsummon your biggest threat (or maybe even Captain of the Watch if you want to use her cip/etb trigger again.)
Posted By: Mode (8/4/2011 6:32:02 PM)


artificial evolution
name demons
rakdos the defiler
laugh at opponent
Posted By: blurrymadness (7/2/2012 8:01:15 PM)


When you attack with Preeminent Captain, he allows you to put a soldier onto the battlefield tapped and attacking. If you use this to get a second Captain, his ability will not trigger because when he entered the battlefield under your control he was already attacking; you haven't declared an attack with him.

However, using Preeminent Captain to blast in a high-costing soldier like Captain of the Watch is almost always a good play. You'd have two 3/3 attackers, and an additional three 2/2's waiting on the defense.
Posted By: Vinifera7 (9/28/2009 1:38:33 PM)


Awesome in Exalted decks, since the new attacker won't cancel the bonus from Exalted.
Posted By: SocialExperiment (8/14/2009 8:16:47 PM)


@ClowWizardEriol: Yes, he would be tapped, even though he has vigilance.
Posted By: ScissorsLizard (10/20/2009 8:27:29 PM)


Definitely a very important piece to my kithkin deck, I like having him with Mirror-Sigil Sergeant.
Posted By: DocGodin (2/9/2010 3:23:50 AM)


This card is just fantastic. I wish Daru Warchief had not rolled out from extended. these two together with some other soldier creatures like captain of the watch could really end the game in two rounds in a well designed deck.
Posted By: vardaris (5/30/2010 7:57:47 AM)


Definetly my favourite soldier. Go-go lil' captain!
Posted By: LostFool (6/24/2010 12:01:56 PM)


Putting another Preeminent into play won't trigger his ability. He never attacks, he's just put into play tapped and attacking.
Posted By: Rainyday2012 (8/21/2009 6:57:49 PM)



the best would be

1. plains, elite vanguard
2. plains. honor of the pure, swing for 3 opponents life 17
3. plains. preeminent captain. swing for 3 opponents life 14
4. plains. honor of the pure, honor of the pure. swing with elite vanguard and preeminent captain. drop captain of the watch from preeminent captain. swinging for 18... opponents life -4.... :)

gosh i love this game...
Posted By: orangesuitcases (6/10/2010 9:16:44 PM)


We have updated our privacy policy. Click the link to learn more.

Gatherer works better in the Companion app!