If you want to get his attack higher, take out some of the life gain, you don't need it, you want to get the comeback victory bonus. But you can try to run a copy or two of murmur in the forest to bounce and reuse your field spell for extra counters
wow you're right I completely forgot about that! *facepalm*
So Eatgaboon didn't work as intended vs Time Wizard on some of my runs lately, which I first dismissed as only my lack of proper knowledge of the game mechanics. Has anyone come across this issue themselves lately?