Grappling Hook

Grappling Hook

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature has double strike.

Whenever equipped creature attacks, you may have target creature block it this turn if able.


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Set Rarity
Commander 2017 (C17) Rare
Zendikar (ZEN) Rare

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

Grappling Hook occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Grappling Hook Discussion

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Brothers Yamazaki

1 week ago

I really like this idea. As there are two different artworks for Brothers Yamazaki, you would definitely have to play one of each.

After a quick reasearch, the are cards to consider:

Iizuka the Ruthless

Godo, Bandit Warlord

Oathkeeper, Takeno's Daisho

To make Izuka a little better, adding some more samurai might be good. There aren't that many in red. If you go voltron, adding a little deathtouch is useful by itself, and it's ridiculous with Ronin Cliffrider.

Blackblade Reforged, Grappling Hook, Empyrial Plate, Fireshrieker are useful weapons. Also maybe bludgen brawl to have enough equipment for each of your commanders.

pokey on A Gruuling Experience

1 month ago

There are some great cards here to add to my version. Creeping Renaissance looks like a perfect draw card for this. I feel that the tempo of this deck is a bit slow. If you already run 40+ lands do you need to pick them out of the deck into hand. I think ramp maybe a better focus along with draw. It's ideal to let Borbo fill your hand. Dragon Mage and Reforge the Soul are nice draw effects. Also Fireshrieker and Grappling Hook are cheap and the double strike effects give two triggers of Borbo.

robcastpwnz on Sramalamadingdong

1 month ago

Pretty cool looking deck. I think white is my least favorite color, there is no way I would make a monowhite deck. I used to run a Selesnya Voltron deck and I had a hard time making it work. My biggest issue was that my commander would get taken out before I could finish anybody off and then I was left with a bunch of equipment laying around my battlefield. I did manage to win a few times with it and I think it's still a fun strategy either way.

I know a lot of times the only creature on board is the commander and that makes it scary to leave yourself wide open. Maybe something like a Ghostly Prison or Windborn Muse could help you with defenses so you can attack without having to worry too much about getting hit. Hall of Heliod's Generosity might be good to get back some of your enchantments if they end up in the graveyard. I'm not sure about recurring artifacts in white though. I noticed you have at least one card that does that but I don't really know of any others (in white). I don't really see how good Panharmonicon is here. There are a few ETB triggers but I don't see anything that really makes it worthwhile. I'm pretty sure Sram's ability doesn't trigger the Panharmonicon because Sram is a cast trigger not an ETB. I could be wrong though. I do really like the card and maybe I'm missing its purpose here but I think it could be replaced with something more synergistic.

I'm not sure if you have a budget to upgrade this deck, how your meta is, or if you plan on making any more revisions to it but I'll give a few more recommendations that are on the pricy side. Steelshaper's Gift is a tutor that fetches up equipment. It could slot in very nicely. Hammer of Nazahn is a pretty strong equipment card I think. It lets you attach equipment for free, which could come in very handy in a Voltron deck. If your meta is a little more casual, Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip can be a fun card. Godsend can be a pretty high CMC but it's pretty good removal and protection. Darksteel Plate is a pretty good equipment card. You are already running a lot of the budget options I would suggest, like Whispersilk Cloak is one of my all-time favorite cards. Argentum Armor , Quietus Spike and Grappling Hook are some budget equipment options I might suggest.

This post is probably more than you need but if you want any other info feel free to message me. Good luck with your next games with the deck!!

Joe_Ken_ on What are the best equips/auras ...

3 months ago

Depending on what colors you’ve got for a deck some double strike stuff could be good for doubles attack triggers. Something like True Conviction , Grappling Hook , and Fireshrieker

wrangler29 on Knight Equipment Deck

4 months ago

I was thinking of building a gwyn deck as well. Here are some cards I think could be cool to run in this deck. Obviously a lot of options.






Required are Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale and Surestrike Trident . Then you can just go down the line of creatures attaching all of your power increasing equipment and tapping them for tons of damage. If you have Leonin Shikari and Brave the Sands out, then you can all out attack and then do the tapping out on the endstep before your turn. If you don't have Surestrike Trident but instead have Heartseeker then you can just kill a creature for each one you control.

Bloodsucker1211 on The Prime Vampire

5 months ago

KingOfMist No problem. I'd suggest running Worldslayer in its place or Grappling Hook .

Ashen0ne on Traxos, Scourge of the Casual Playgroup

9 months ago

Heya! Finally managed to take a good look at your deck and I love it! I’ve been trying to convince a friend of mine to build him since he was released lol. Maybe your list can inspire him and make the difference.

I’ll admit my experience with colorless decks are limited still. I only just endeavored to build one of my own and it adopts more of a control/engine strategy. Still imma throw a couple suggestions at ya!

Planar Bridge while expensive allows you to fetch any and all permanents you need when you need it. Colorless has so few tutor options and this is among the best. While it doesn’t effect your commander’s cast trigger it can be used to fetch Unwinding Clock or any other piece to untap him anyway.

Since you wanna suit him up and punch people I think Silent Arbiter might do you proud. Protects you with a crawl space like effect and also limits their blockers so that if he has menace he will always get through.

On the other hand since you’re going voltron I really like the combination of Kusari-Gama and Grappling Hook the latter gives you double strike and the ability to choose which of your opponent’s creatures is gonna block him. The former splashes all that damage onto everything else they control for a pseudo board wipe.

If I come up with more I’ll be sure to let you know! Keep the colorless dream alive!

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