Hushwing Gryff

Hushwing Gryff

Creature — Hippogriff

Flash *(You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant) *

Flying

Creatures entering the battlefield don't cause abilities to trigger.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
Magic 2015 (M15) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Hushwing Gryff occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Hushwing Gryff Discussion

Futuremonk on Old Man Chulane Tells the Same Stories Again

3 weeks ago

Thanks! Avenger of Zendikar is definitely good with Chulane, but in addition to already having two decks with heavy Panharmonicon /ETB strategies, I also have a landfall deck already. So I tried to stay away from that strategy too, even though Chulane is also basically the perfect Bant landfall commander.

My thought was Chulane has an on-cast trigger for creatures and he can return creatures to your hand. What other strategy might benefit from a commander like that? Turns out Bant has a ton of good flash creatures, many of which just have good static effects or ETB effects that don't really benefit from being doubled, like Frilled Mystic . I even included (for now) Hushwing Gryff to shut down other decks with heavy ETB strategies. My thought is that you should be able to just return it to your hand with Chulane before it becomes too much of a non-bo with the rest of the deck, but we'll see how it actually works. I'm hoping to order the remaining cards I need soon.

MEAT_TORNADO on No. [[Gaddock Teeg/Hatebear Primer]]

3 weeks ago

KayneMarco It's been in my maybeboard since its release. However, a lot of creatures in this list have ETBs. This means Hushwing Gryff is simply better than other options because it has flash, and I can hold it back until it becomes relevant rather than having a Hushbringer or other similar cards sitting there getting in my way. This deck needs to control but also be flexible and responsive and things like Tocatli Honor Guard and Hushbringer don't offer me flexibility, despite the latter do a bit more.

triproberts12 on How to design white card ...

4 weeks ago

Speaking of old artifact effects that have essentially become white, what about Torpor Orb ? Why isn't there a legendary creature in the model of Hushbringer / Hushwing Gryff / Tocatli Honor Guard ? I say if Sultai's identity is it can essentially do whatever the hell it wants (e.g. Yarok, the Desecrated ), white should get some universal smackdown.

Crotchety Mom, 2W, Legendary Creature - Human Cleric Noble, 0/5, "Permanents entering or leaving the battlefield don't cause abilities to trigger. 2W, tap: Exile Crotchety Mom. Return it to the battlefield at the beginning of the next end step."

Osbert on Yarok combo landfall

2 months ago

You need more reliable ways to deal with Torpor Orb , Hushwing Gryff , and Hushbringer because if they land they will make your deck quite useless. That Reclamation Sage in your hand would love to blow up Torpor Orb... too bad it doesn't work anymore. Good spot removal like Abrupt Decay , Beast Within , Return to Nature , Assassin's Trophy , etc. These are ESSENTIAL for a Yarok deck because the above cards really do wreck you.

Yarok has deathtouch so abuse it. Viridian Longbow , Thornbite Staff , and Heart-Piercer Bow let Yarok take out creatures on board easily.

You might want to invest in some lower cost mana ramp options like 1 CmC mana dorks and some more of the 2 CmC draw creatures. This ism aninly to lower your mana curve and let you go off a bit faster.

thegreatwizard on PIONEER - Abzan Midrange

3 months ago

It’s true that Walking Ballista is weak just as a removal spell, but it allows you to be proactive since it is a creature, and against control decks, for example, it is a great card rather than a dead draw like most removal spells would be. I would argue that Hushwing Gryff is not actually any better at beating Felidar Guardian combo decks than Walking Ballista is. Walking Ballista allows you to kill Saheeli Rai when she uses her -2, before she is exiled again. Also, I don't believe that your deck has a bad matchup against those combo decks anyway. You have plenty of ways to pressure their life total (e.g. Grim Flayer , Smuggler's Copter , etc.) and plenty of ways to disrupt the combo (e.g. Abrupt Decay , Murderous Rider , and Fatal Push + Fabled Passage ). I would focus the sideboard on dealing with dedicated control decks or other decks that can go over the top of what you're doing. I think a second planeswalker ( Elspeth, Sun's Champion ?) or another copy of Veil of Summer might be worth playing on the sideboard. Perhaps Knight of Autumn or other artifact/enchantment hate would be worthwhile as well.

thegreatwizard on PIONEER - Abzan Midrange

3 months ago

Hushwing Gryff seems like a worse answer to CopyCat decks than Walking Ballista , which is significantly better in other situations, is great at activating delirium, and is even maindeckable.

zelie_dad on PIONEER - Abzan Midrange

3 months ago

Hushbringer I feel is better than Hushwing Gryff , and Tocatli Honor Guard also has the same ability has the Gryff, for one less mana, but loses flash.

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