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Rules Q&A - Magic Rules FAQ - Started by zammm

Rules Q&A Magic Rules FAQPlease do not post questions of your own here!You should only post in this thread if you want a question or...

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Angrypossum 23 days ago
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[Magic 2015] Release Notes - Started by Natedogg

Magic 2015 Release Notes...

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2goth4U 29 days ago
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[Read This First] - Creating a Rules Thread - Started by zammm

Welcome to the Magic: The Gathering Rules Q&A forum.You've got a question, so let's help you ask it.#1: Ask yourself "[b]Is this a...

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tot_kto_v_bredu 2 months ago
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Devotion Question - Started by Nurm

If a player has one of the enchantment gods in play, for example Erebos, God of the Dead, which states that is not a creature unless you...

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Random_Kid 1 hour ago
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Sacrifice problem - Started by Saarix

Hi,...

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The-D 3 hours ago
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Target spell on the stack - Started by Corpsehauler00

So just a quick question here... Can I counter a spell that has been played two or more spells played ago? For example, my friend plays a...

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The-D 4 hours ago
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Umbilicus can't target itself? - Started by eyebreaker

Umbilicus says "If you don't have a permanent to choose, you can still choose to not pay the life and then just do nothing since there is...

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Chaikov 6 hours ago
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Worldheart Phoenix casting from the graveyard? - Started by eyebreaker

Worldheart Phoenix says "rather than paying its mana cost.". Does that mean you can cast it for it's normal casting cost?...

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Chaikov 6 hours ago
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Isochron Scepter Nonsense - Started by Tsukino_Kaji

So with Isochron Scepter you could say, pay the kicker on Orim's Chant right? Dose the same aply to Solidarity of Heroes and the strive...

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adeyke 14 hours ago
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Persist and undying - Started by TheWrongPerson

If I give a creature both undying and persist until end of turn, can I sacrifice it infenitely to altar of dementia?

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Chaikov 14 hours ago
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AEtherling Question - Started by purple512

I need some clarification on one of aetherling abilities.  With the exile ability, when would it be beneficial to use that?  I am still...

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rezzahan 16 hours ago
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Question about vigilance and activated abilities - Started by RAO000

If I have a spell that grants vigilance, what happens to a creature that has an activated ability that happens when they tap that...

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Chaikov 17 hours ago
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Trample/Deathtouch Question - Started by Nurm

Ok, so I feel that I'm somewhat legitimately versed in the rules of the game, but I have a fellow who has thrown a wrench in the gears...

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Shard_Fenix 20 hours ago
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Can an artifact's ability be used right away? - Started by StevenHodges92

In this case, it is Pristine Talisman.  Can I put it on the battlefield and also tap it to add one to my mana pool and gain one health on...

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Angrypossum 20 hours ago
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Fight Vs Death Touch (revisited) - Started by battleb0rn

So I'm relatively new to the game and have had a few questions concerning Setessan Tactics and the fight ability I can grant my creatures...

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pok_onnet 1 day ago
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Torpor Orb - Started by FezzHead

What exactly counts as a trigger being "caused by" a creature entering the battlefield for the purpose of Torpor Orb?...

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Natedogg 1 day ago
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Ajani's Chosen's interaction with Enchanted Evening - Started by Lord_Skoonie

If I have both Ajani's Chosen and Enchanted Evening out on the battlefield at the same time and then play a land, do I get a 2/2 Cat token?

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adeyke 1 day ago
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Genju of the Falls - Started by FoolofaTook

Several questions about Genju of the Falls....

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Astarael7 1 day ago
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Copying Shrapnel Blast - Started by kdraphael

If you use Melek, Izzet Paragon's ability to copy a spell straight from the library, can you play Shrapnel Blast without having to...

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SirGog 2 days ago
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Tapping Lands? - Started by Sithsmith

While waiting to play, I recently watched a game between some friends where one of them tapped all of his lands right before his opponent...

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Chaikov 2 days ago
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aetherspouts - Started by silpheed_tandy

for the new m15 card aetherspouts, do i get to see how many cards my opponent is putting on top or on the bottom of their library? or...

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grouphug_FTW 2 days ago
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Hunting grounds vs. Whiplash trap - Started by Xindir

So yesterday I was playing with a friend who had a hunting grounds out with over 7 cards in the graveyard so his threshold was active. He...

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Xindir 2 days ago
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Using a land's ability right away? - Started by StevenHodges92

For example, can Duskmantle, House of Shadow's ability be used the turn it is put on the battlefield?

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Shard_Fenix 2 days ago
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How do these 3 cards work? - Started by eyebreaker

How do these cards even work? Nephalia Smuggler Cloudshift & Conjurer's Closet...

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Chaikov 2 days ago
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Oath of Ghouls and Ground Seal - Started by FoolofaTook

Oath of Ghouls and Ground Seal work together, right?...

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K-Mogg 2 days ago
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