Grimoire Thief

Oracle Text

Whenever Grimoire Thief becomes tapped, exile the top three cards of target opponent's library face down.

You may look at cards exiled with Grimoire Thief.

U, Sacrifice Grimoire Thief: Turn all cards exiled with Grimoire Thief face up. Counter all spells with those names.

Card Rulings

4/1/2008 The only cards you turn face up are the cards exiled with the Grimoire Thief that was sacrificed.
4/1/2008 The last ability counters all spells on the stack with any of the appropriate names, no matter who controls them.
4/1/2008 If a split card is turned face up, the ability counters all spells with the same name as either side of that split card.
7/1/2013 Once a player gains control of Grimoire Thief, that player can look at all cards it exiled, even if those cards were exiled while someone else controlled Grimoire Thief.
7/1/2013 Once a player is allowed to look at the exiled face-down cards, that player may continue to do so even after Grimoire Thief leaves the battlefield or another player gains control of it.