Garruk Relentless is not just Garruk Relentless, but Garruk, the Veil-Cursed. Garruk is at the magic planeswalker number of CMC 4, 3G. He transforms when he hits 2 loyalty, which isn’t difficult when he’s at 3 to start. However, he has 2 zero abilities, which are both decent. Garruk deals 3 damage to target creature, then he takes their power as damage. Against a 1/1, he would kill the 1/1 and transform. I’m not sure what the rulings on him are going to be, but as Garruk, the Veil-Cursed, is he treated as a different planeswalker? If so, he’s better than I’m assuming. Otherwise, his other zero will be more used, putting a 2/2 green Wolf into play, which is rather good with Mayor of Avabruck’s transformed Howlpack Alpha pumping wolves and werewolves.

I assume that Garruk can’t transform back, however. Garruk, the Veil-Cursed, which is black and green (as people predicted), has a +1 that creates a 1/1 black wolf with deathtouch, which I honestly love. It’s flavorful of his curse, and 1/1 deathtouch wolves are cool, once against with Mayor of Avabruck’s Howlpack Alpha pumping them to 2/2’s. His -1 sacrifices a creature to search your deck for a creature and add it to your hand. It’s good, letting you pop some of those wolves to get something you need, or even helping you trigger morbid abilities. His -3, however, is Overrun with a catch; it’s +X/+X where X is the number of creatures in your graveyard. It’s a decent ability for such a low ultimate. All-in-all, Garruk Relentless/Veil-Cursed will see more play than Liliana of the Veil, sadly.

However, Garruk isn’t the only card spoiled! This card with a very long name, Endless Ranks of the Dead, creates X 2/2 black zombies, where X is half the number of zombies you control, rounded down. Wow. I actually really like this card, as long as they print some decent zombies in the set. If not dealt with, they could become a problem, especially several of them on the field at a time.

This could be crippling against white weenie. That is, if it didn’t cast 5 to play. Terrible rare, hope I don’t get them.

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