x If you're looking for a specific comment, check the other printings as well.
Player Rating:
Community Rating: 2.880 / 5  (50 votes)
The player rating is the overall rating for the card taking into account all player rating votes.

Popular Comments
Hide Comments
Only show me comments rated:
12 >
Gristleback, for better or worse.
Flavor; pigs are great companions, and even better dinner.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (7/11/2010 7:56:38 AM)


It would be better if you just gained the life when it was put into your graveyard.
Freakin' M10 rule changes. Seriously, does ANYONE think that was a good idea?
Posted By: achilleselbow (7/15/2010 2:30:55 PM)


Does the poorly worded flavor bug anyone else?
I think I still prefer Gristleback, which pleases me. This card isn't strictly better than its predecessor, but better in some situations. Good job, wizards.
Posted By: Selez (7/18/2010 12:20:23 PM)


I like it. Nets me some life when it dies to removal, and stacks with other sacrifice effects. Green can use a little life gain from time to time. A nicely designed common.
Posted By: Stray_Dog (8/6/2010 1:12:47 PM)


is it just me..or does grazing gladehart just seem..better
Posted By: kittyspit (8/19/2010 8:00:52 AM)


achilleselbow: It adds tension to the way you play. Pre-M10, there's no question about the right way to play this against a Sacred Wolf or whatever: you block, and sac it while damage is on the stack. Now you need to weigh the value of the 4 life against the value of actually dealing damage--and there are times either could be the correct choice. It reduces rules complexity, but adds more decisions to the game.

Now this card just kind of sucks, but the same decision tree applies to good things like Sakura-Tribe Elder.
Posted By: yesnomu (10/23/2010 8:25:40 PM)


The comparison to Gristleback is obvious, but this is also a simplified Spike Feeder.
Posted By: HuntingDrake (4/4/2012 1:04:05 AM)


@ achilleselbow.

While I agree that the M10 rule changes make this card and others (such as Mog fanatic) less erm... 'deadly' now that combat damage doesn't stack, flavourwise, it makes much more sense.

PRE M10:

"Enemy Pig ahead! Charge!!!! ... Oh, it killed itself and cooked itself for the enemy mage... oh we... OH GOD! IT STILL BITES ME! *Dies*"


"Enemy Pig ahead! Charge!!!! ... Oh, it killed itself and cooked itself for the enemy Mage... oh well. Guess no fight for me. Oh, attack is over, best RTB."


How can a creature that has been killed (I mean in game rules died, not like zombie etc) still fight?
Posted By: Moleland (6/23/2012 2:12:48 AM)


In Modern Living End, this is the poor man's Finks. And it does that job rather well.
Posted By: DacenOctavio (10/28/2012 4:43:17 AM)


i was looking for something like this for one black/green pauper deck with grim harvest a couple of months ago. thanks
Posted By: don_miguel (7/10/2010 10:10:12 AM)


We have updated our privacy policy. Click the link to learn more.

Gatherer works better in the Companion app!