Sea's Claim

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Sea's Claim

Does this remove the Tap abilities of non-basic lands? Such as Thespian's Stage
Unless the effect says something like "in addition to its other types" like Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, a land that becomes a basic land type will lose all other abilities and will only have the mana ability granted to it by that basic land type (This is why Blood Moon was so popular, it really messes up your opponent's ability to do stuff with lands).  So Yes, this includes abilities like Thespian's Stage, as well as other land abilities like Reliquary Tower's hand-size effect or other miscellaneous land abilities.

Oh, btw I didn't notice this was in the wrong forum at first.  Rules Theory is the place where you'd discuss How or Why Sea's Claim does what it does, and whether or not the rule might be changed or other abstract stuff like that.  For simple questions about what will actually happen in-game when you play the card, just go to Rules Q&A.  They're much faster to respond, too. 
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Unless the effect says something like "in addition to its other types" like Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, a land that becomes a basic land type will lose all other abilities and will only have the mana ability granted to it by that basic land type (This is why Blood Moon was so popular, it really messes up your opponent's ability to do stuff with lands).  So Yes, this includes abilities like Thespian's Stage, as well as other land abilities like Reliquary Tower's hand-size effect or other miscellaneous land abilities.

Oh, btw I didn't notice this was in the wrong forum at first.  Rules Theory is the place where you'd discuss How or Why Sea's Claim does what it does, and whether or not the rule might be changed or other abstract stuff like that.  For simple questions about what will actually happen in-game when you play the card, just go to Rules Q&A.  They're much faster to respond, too. 

Ah I see. Sorry for posting in wrong spot and thanks for the reponse on Sea's Claim.
All rules questions belong in Rules Q&A.

Moving to Rules Q&A. 

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Sea's Claim

Does this remove the Tap abilities of non-basic lands? Such as Thespian's Stage

possibly, but not always

eg. if you had a Glimmerpost enchanted with Wind Zendikon, Sea's Claim and Power of Fire, it would be a blue 2/2 creature land - elemental island named Glimmerpost with flying and ": This creature deals 1 damage to target creature or player." and ": Add to your mana pool."
it won't lose abilities granted to it because those abilities are not its text

likewise if your Thespian's Stage has copied something (even itself) when Sea's Claim becomes attached to it,
it would still have the ",: Thespian's Stage becomes a copy of target land and gains this ability." ability, because that ability isn't its text.

However, if your Thespian's Stage hasn't copied anything, it will lose the copy ability from its text.

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