Creature — Zombie

Gravecrawler can't block.

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

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Blessed vs. Cursed (DDQ) Rare
Dark Ascension (DKA) Rare
Promo Set (000) 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

Gravecrawler occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.06%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Black: 0.23%

Gravecrawler Discussion

ShaDoWz_6677 on The Queen of Corpses

14 hours ago

Gravecrawler Rooftop Storm Altar of Dementia is a nice win condition as well. =D

Art-n-Lutherie on Syr Konrad, the Grim EDH

1 day ago

Phyrexian Altar + Gravecrawler + any other zombie = win with Syr Konrad, the Grim out. Won that way with mine yesterday!

irish_trunks on Judith Plays Jeopardy (With Your Life Total)

6 days ago

You have some good sac outlets. First thing I'd recommend is maybe using Gravecrawler since you have other zombies, gives you a cheap sac. I would also suggest getting in some mana rocks like the Talismans and Signets to help with that slightly higher average CMC.

Poly_raptor on And I Jund can’t seem to get enough of you!

1 week ago

Thanks for the comments.

I would consider Bloodsoaked Champion but I haven’t found it to struggle getting access to one of the other lines.

I do own Yawgmoth and he would be a good inclusion, but I kind of what to have him in his own deck as the general and don’t want to buy another, because... money.

Smothering abomination is a very good idea. I might wait for trophy to rotate out before buying one to see if it drops in cost.

I’ve honestly only got bridge to get me a zombie for Gravecrawler so could cut.

I’ve added in Protein Hulk - which can sac to tutor up a combo win.

DrukenReaps on Commanders by Power Level [EDH Tier List]

2 weeks ago

So I imagine you guys have already talked to death about Thassa's Oracle but I was wondering does it make Mairsil, the Pretender enough stronger to go up a tier? The line of play is the same as with Laboratory Maniac except that now you just win at the end of it.

Get Mirror-Mad Phantasm into hand or graveyard and play Mairsil.

Mairsil uses mirror's ability which dumps the entire library into the graveyard.

Narcomoeba, Fatestitcher, Gravecrawler, Dread Return, and thassas oracle are now in the graveyard.

Narco brings itself back, Pay the unearth for fatestiticher, pay the for gravecrawler. Fate could untap a land for you if needed.

Sac all of them to play dread return on thassa's oracle. ETB resolves and you win.

It does seem pretty vulnerable and is definitely a win or bust combo. Needs to go off.

I guess Thassa probably brought into question any deck that used Maniac... Thoughts? I'm not a competitive player so I'm just wandering around in the dark here ;)

ShutUpMokuba on Help with Scarab God deck

2 weeks ago

It really depends on your meta and your budget. However for now i'll try to list some cards that i really like in that type of deck.. In the creature compartment i would suggest Diregraf Colossus, Undead Warchief, maybe Death Baron, Cryptbreaker, the obvious Gravecrawler, Sidisi, Undead Vizier and Lich Lord of Unx. For card draw i would add Graveborn Muse or Midnight Reaper. Soulless One can be a good card if you are on a budget. Grimgrin, Corpse-Born is a great card too as he gets really big and destroys your opponents' creatures fast.Zombie Master is good on its own in a tribal deck but becomes great with Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth. More expensive cards are Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Ghoulcaller Gisa; if i had to pick i would choose the first. Also Grave Titan can get you a lot of tokens.

Enchantments: Grave Pact for removal, Phyrexian Arena/Kindred Discovery/Rhystic Study and the great and cheap Monastery Siege for card draw, Black Market for ramp, Rooftop Storm enables a lot of Gravecrawler combos, Paradox Haze doubles your commander's effect while Training Grounds makes his second effect cheaper.

Artifacts: Phyrexian Altar for the gravecrawler combo, i love in this deck Bontu's Monument, Door of Destinies/Vanquisher's Banner/Coat of Arms because you are going for a tribal deck (and why not Herald's Horn. Illusionist's Bracers doubles the scarab's firs ability.

PW: Liliana, Untouched By Death does everything you want in a Scarab god deck.

Lands: Reliquary Tower, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Bojuka Bog to exile an opponent's graveyard. Unholy Grotto is fine here. More lands to to fix your mana base like Sunken Hollow would be nice.

If you are going for a mill version i would suggest other cards like Dreamborn Muse, Mindcrank and so on..

The problem with your deck in my opinion is that even if you play cards with some synergy because of the zombie tribal element and some way to double your commander's drain ability there are a lot of cards that do not enough for you here. Remember that playing a deck that is a constant menace to your opponents gets you a big target on your head. To be more specific with my suggestions i need to know your budget, your meta and the path you want to take with this deck. Also there are too little cards in the removal compartment, in the draw compartment and in the mana base fixing compartment.

KvltWind on Black Plague, On The Rocks: Yawgmoth EDH [PRIMER]

2 weeks ago

Daedalus19876: could you please explain the infinites centered around Phyrexian Altar? I understand Gravecrawler + Phyrexian Altar but I see you don't have GC in the deck.

Lanzo493 on Mister T

1 month ago

Phyresis and Grafted Exoskeleton make your commander a one-hit kill regenerating killing machine. Embercleave does it too, with the best part of it being using the flash to get an unexpected kill. Tainted Strike does the same thing if you like combat tricks. Chandra's Ignition also is great because it's a boardwipe that deals massive damage to opponents and opens the way for commander damage kills.

Gravecrawler and Diregraf Colossus make sacrificing zombies for your commander much easier. Your commander is also a zombie and synergizes well with them.

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