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Most of the time this is just a very efficient, early threat. A 2/2 with flying for two mana is great. The protection from enchantments is only rarely useful, but considering it'd be good even without it, who cares? It's just icing on the cake.

Unless of course you're comboing it with Enchanted Evening. Then that's just wacky.
Posted By: SleetFox (10/6/2010 2:43:58 PM)
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That's pretty rare protection for sure. Just toss some equipment on him.
Posted By: Cloudeye (4/25/2011 1:48:32 AM)
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Such an awesome card. A 2/2 flyer for 2 is pretty good, even with the multicolor requirement. Then you throw in the seemingly random protection from enchantments and you've got something really solid. There's the obvious O-Ring and Journey, but then there's all the little random cards that you don't think about until it comes up. Powerstone Minefield got you down? Send your griffin buddy over it to express your displeasure to your opponent more directly. Being Pestilenced into oblivion? Slap a Pariah's Shield on Señor Azorius and tell that pesky plague to suck it.

Now if only Wizards would print more Griffins that were this good. Griffin Canyon, Zuberi, Golden Feather, and Griffin Rider are support cards in search of a tribal at the moment.
Posted By: yyukichigai (2/10/2012 10:24:49 PM)
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A flying bear with protection from gods!
Posted By: Khazpar (9/3/2013 10:01:03 PM)
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Timmy doesn't care about this card. He wants to put Snake Umbra on everything. Spike enjoys this card; it can't be a target of Faith's Fetters.

Johnny wants to stick this into his Bant deck with Knight of New Alara and clock you with a 4/4 flier for {WU}.
Posted By: DacenOctavio (8/25/2011 10:02:55 AM)
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"We're putting you on guard duty."
"I EAT CRIMINALS."
"Well, I guess that's that."
Posted By: Kirbster (7/7/2012 12:46:05 PM)
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*cough*ENCHANTED EVENING*cough*...Boy, do I need some Robitussin...
Posted By: Jokergius (9/18/2009 12:18:28 PM)
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Pretty solid card, 2/2 Flier for 2, Pro Enchantments. It's a bit restrictive, but a great offensive card in any W/U deck. Plus, it's a griffin wearing body armor! How cool is that?
Posted By: RickMaadi179 (5/21/2009 9:40:17 PM)
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"Guard Duty? Pacifism?
NAAAAH! I'm a griffin!"
Posted By: RafiqTheMiststalker (5/9/2010 3:00:54 PM)
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A solid 2 mana creature for a W/U Control deck. Since control decks generally don't have any Buff aura's like Holy Strength, the protection from enchantments is normally only a plus.
Posted By: BrutalJim (7/22/2009 8:37:04 PM)
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