Giant Shark {5}{U}

Creature — Fish

Giant Shark can’t attack unless defending player controls an Island.

Whenever Giant Shark blocks or becomes blocked by a creature that has been dealt damage this turn, Giant Shark gets +2/+0 and gains trample until end of turn.

When you control no Islands, sacrifice Giant Shark.


Illustrated by Tom Wänerstrand

Duel Cmdr.
Notes and Rules Information for Giant Shark:
  • Giant Shark only gains its bonus if the blocking creature was damaged before blocking was declared. Damaging the creature later will not give the Shark the bonus. (2004-10-04)
  • The bonus happens when a previously damaged creature becomes a blocker and the bonus is not removed if that creature is removed from the blocking situation by any means. (2004-10-04)
  • If a creature enters a blocking situation with the Giant Shark due to being part of a banded group of attackers, the Shark will get the bonus if that creature is damaged at that time. (2004-10-04)
  • Giant Shark gets the bonus once for each creature it blocks or is blocked by that meets the criteria. (2004-10-04)