Creature — Zombie

Gravecrawler can't block.

You may cast Gravecrawler from your graveyard as long as you control a Zombie.

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Gravecrawler Discussion

jchudz on 72 Percent

17 hours ago

I've been running a jund dredgevine list for a while now Bloodsoaked Dredgevine, I'm curious about how well the deck functions without access to Faithless Looting since you can replace the draws with dredges to dredge multiple times a turn or dig through the deck to find combo pieces. I guess that's the trade off for taking less damage off of your mana.

It also seems a little odd that you aren't running a Life from the Loam to fuel landfall for Bloodghast. I'm also a fan of a singleton Shambling Shell since it's a zombie with dredge to make it easier to cast Gravecrawler out of the graveyard and gives you the potential to increase the size of your creatures.

+1 for an interesting build.

darthskat on Sidisi shenanigans!

1 day ago

Sidisi's token ability on triggers if a creature card is milled. With 26 creautes, if you mill 4 cards, youd only get 1 2/2 zombie token and 3 "dead cards". I think you need to run more creatures but more specifically creatures that help you mill. Once you have your commander out, cards like Satyr Wayfinder will give you a land in hand and up to 3 2/2 zombies on the battlefield for 2 mana. Balustrade Spy can target youself and throw a shit ton into your yard Sultai Soothsayer can help dig as well.

Snapcaster lets you go get the spells that you milled by accident.

Doubling Season, Mesmeric Orb, Crucible of Worlds, Coat of Arms, Life from the Loam and Golgari Thug will be your superstars here but i think you should lose some non-creature spells and really load up on fun creatures that play off of Sidisi. I would want around 50 creature spells so im not whiffing on his triggered ability.

a fun suggestion that you could totally ignore and i wont be insulted it to go full on zombies. Your already running Diregraf Captain (i love this card), and your going to be getting a ton of 2/2 tokens entering the battlefield. cards like Noxious Ghoul can become a 1-sided board wipe. i always get confused but i think tokens do hit the yard if they die then immediately get exiled, if thats true, Vengeful Dead is another great zombie if you decide to go tribal. Coffin Queen, Shambling Shell, Lord of the Undead, Gravecrawler, Undead Warchief, Phyrexian Delver, Geralf's Messenger, and lol Skaab Ruinator would be a beast you could just keep recasting.

Severein on Ulturas

1 day ago

nahGravecrawler is Shan's baby

Only reason he isn't running it is 2 life is rubbish in edh

Ulturas on Ulturas

1 day ago

Severein Patrol Signaler and God-Favored General require them to attack or block to untap next turn though to generate tokens if Blind Obedience from someone else was on the board they wouldn't be bad. Doomed Traveler and Herald of Anafenza don't sound too bad though for cheapy cards. Lingering Souls is just amazing though over Beckon Apparition and maybe Dictate of Heliod? Raise the Alarm same thing as Gather the Townsfolk although if I got dropped below 10 hp against a Sorin Markov could be good the fateful hour thing would be hard to pull off though lol.

I was saying Gravecrawler for yours lol for cheapy creatures because you run Grave Betrayal.

Severein on Ulturas

1 day ago

to mention Gravecrawler makes me think you haven't read the card properly.

You are running vampires, not zombies

Ulturas on Ulturas

1 day ago

Severein There are some good ones as well like Bloodghast/Gravecrawler etc, I had thoughts on putting the new FTF Mardu Strike Leader in there as well. Bloodsoaked Champion as well because you can just keep bringing them back that Mardu card could be really nasty for this it's almost constant tokens if I play it right.

With the Grand Abolisher thing yea definitely a lot better to get it countered I think I'm more worried about getting cards Exiled during my turn like for example I play Avacyn, Angel of Hope with a decent amount of creatures on the board but there's some creatures my opponents have ready to block or something that are a lot tougher than mine if someone plays an Exile on Avacyn then Avacyn's ability is gone but then again that's something that could kinda be covered under the protections thing with Sword of Light and Shadow or Lightning Greaves. So there are some situations that it could be handy but yea generally not so yea now I've thought about you're definitely right about it.

Khanye on 2015-01-28 update of DARKVINES

1 day ago

just a reminder: Bloodghast triggering off landfall does not trigger Vengevine. it specifically says you have to "cast two creatures", they cannot be cheated in to trigger the vine.

when I was running a similar list, I found that Skaab Ruinator + Gravecrawler were best bets to trigger Vengevine or Lotleth Troll + Gravecrawler

m4ver1k on MBC Devotion - Modern

2 days ago

Between Sign in Blood and Thoughtseize, you're losing too much life IMO at too rapid a progression. The combined Thoughtseize & Inquisition of Kozilek are also probably a bit much. Maybe drop 2x of each for 4x Gravecrawler.

If you drop 4x Swamp for any black capable fetchland (preferably Verdant Catacombs so that Abrupt Decay is an option), you can then try to abuse it to save for your Bloodghast. Since exiling is a fairly rare ordeal when it's necessary, I'd trade Unmake for Hero's Downfall altogether in the side.

I feel like having 3 land cards in your sideboard is a bad idea to combat grave shenanigans. I'd recommend replacing those three slots with actual tech.

You also might consider a singleton Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx.

Power / Toughness 2/1
Color(s) Black
Cost B
Converted cost 1
Avg. draft pick 1.39
Avg. cube pick 12.88


Format Legality
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Dark Ascension Rare
Promo Set Rare


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