Name Essence Symbiote
Mana Cost C1Color G
Converted Mana Cost 2
Types Creature — Beast
Text Whenever a creature you control mutates, put a +1/+1 counter on that creature and you gain 2 life.
Flavor The Ozolith's appearance spawned a new era of wild mutation on Ikoria. Some creatures hunted different prey, lived in new habitats, and thrived on mutation itself.
P/T (2/2)
Expansion IKOC Ikoria Lair of Behemoths
Rarity Common
Essence Symbiote
Card rulings (?)
2020-04-17 You gain 2 life when Essence Symbiote’s ability resolves, even if you can’t put a +1/+1 counter on the mutated creature (most likely because it’s left the battlefield).
2020-04-17 If Essence Symbiote mutates, its ability triggers.
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