Please simplify doublestrike rules for me.

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ok I have a 2/2 Doublestriker that is blocked by a 3/3 creature with no special abilities. what would be the break down of damage here. i say that both creatures would die, my friend says that only the 3/3 would die. Please help us so we can understand this better.
Both will die, because steps proceed like this

declare attackers

declare blockers

1st strike damage

normal damage


A creature with double strike does this............

applies the 1st strike, dealing 2 to the 3/3, then normal damage is dealt the 3/3 hits the 2/2 and the 2/2 hits him again, causing the 3/3 to die because of 4 damage, and the 2/2 to the 3.

Now if it's infect/wither damage and 1st strike, -1/-1 counters will be applied.

Also, questions like this need to be posted in the Rules Q&A Forum, not here in the FAQ forums
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