Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Card Games

Grim Guardian from 'Journey Into Nyx'

See also

Featured in the "Pantheon's Power" Intro Pack, Grim Guardian is a new black "Magic: The Gathering" creature card from Wizards of the Coast's expert expansion set "Journey Into Nyx."

Grim Guardian - 2B
Enchantment Creature - Zombie (Common)
Constellation - Whenever Grim Guardian or another enchantment enters the battlefield under your control, each opponent loses 1 life.
Occasionally the living wander to the Rivers, but the wardens of Athreos ensure that only the dead pass.
1/4

Grim Guardian's toughness of four makes if a great early blocker in limited. Abusing Grim Guardian means your deck needs to be packed with enchantments you've picked up in draft or a constructed deck that takes advantage of Grim Guardian's ability to the fullest.

Grim Guardian makes every Font of Return, Brain Maggot, Armament of Nyx, Banishing Light, and Cast into Darkness you cast cause your opponent to lose a life. Over the course of a long game that one life here and one life there will quickly add up.

As an enchantment itself, Grim Guardian will trigger your other constellation cards like Doomwake Giant and also survive an Extinguish All Hope.

It's important to note that Grim Guardian's text reads "each opponent," making it much more powerful in multiplayer settings such as commander.

How will you use Grim Guardian?

Keep up with the latest "Magic: The Gathering" info:
Subscribe for email alerts of new articles. You can also follow David on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

For more information about the game, visit www.MagicTheGathering.com.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game
    Video
    Headlines