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Surrakar is a black and blue creature type used for cards that depict a humanoid reptilian race that borders on intelligence. As a creature type, they are unique to Zendikar, and all four Surrakar were printed in original Zendikar block.


The grey-skinned Surrakar have a shambling gait. They have the height of an average elf, but are heavier, with a dewlap hanging down from their chins, and long tails that drag on the ground. In the entirety of the multiverse, Surrakar are only known to thrive on the Bala Ged subcontinent on the plane of Zendikar. Deep in the Guum Wilds, the Surrakar marauders make their nests among boggy limestone hillocks. Extremely ferocious, they are thought by many inhabitants of the plane to be nothing more than savage monsters, though some suspect that they have some intelligence and societal structure.[1][2] They are known to collect treasures and use weapons.

It is unknown if the Surrakar have survived the Eldrazi devastation of Bala Ged.


  • In appearance, the Amphin are a similar race.



  1. Magic Creative Team (September 30, 2009). "A Planeswalker's Guide to Zendikar: Bala Ged and Elves". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. A. Z. Louise (September 18, 2020). "Beneath Riverroot Tree". Wizards of the Coast.