Griffin is a mainly white creature type used for cards that depict a fabled race of semi-intelligent beasts that resemble a cross between a bird of prey (typically an eagle) and a large cat (typically a lion).
Griffins[edit | edit source]
Head and wings of griffins are birdlike, the body and hindparts are lionesque.
Griffins have been spotted on numerous planes, but are probably most prominent in northwestern Jamuraa on Dominaria. A famous griffin from this region was Zuberi, Golden Feather, also one of the first Griffins seeing print and a Griffin Lord.
Hippogriffs[edit | edit source]
Gryffs[edit | edit source]
Gryffs are Innistrads elegant, heron-headed species of Hippogriff. Gryffs are longer and leaner than the traditional Innistrad griffin, with flexible necks, sleek hindquarters, lance-like beaks, and equine hooves. Gryffs are swift and nimble flyers, natural enemies of dark creatures, and a powerful force for the side of Avacyn and her angels. They are used by human knights as flying steeds. After Emrakul's arrival, some became twisted by the Eldrazi's power.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Retaliator Griffin, Azorius First-Wing, and Sentry of the Underworld are the only multicolored Griffins.
- Balshan Griffin and Misthollow Griffin are mono blue Griffins.
- Boreal Griffin is a snow creature.
- Griffin Canyon is a land that untaps Griffins.
- Skyspear Cavalry is a Griffin rider
- Wretched Gryff is an Eldrazi Hippogriff.
Tokens[edit | edit source]
|Griffin||White||Creature — Griffin||2/2||Flying|