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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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Strago_Magus 17 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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cyphern 1 month ago
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Born of the Gods Release Notes - Started by Natedogg

Born of the Gods Release Notes...

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cyphern 2 months ago
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Wrexial, the Risen Deep - Started by FezzHead

I attack with an unblocked Wrexial, the Risen Deep. When Wrexial's triggered ability resolves, I choose not to cast the targeted card. If...

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rezzahan 1 hour ago
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Forms of spells [Rule] - Started by Saarix

Hi guys,...

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Saarix 4 hours ago
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Vastwood Hydra Exiled - Started by RUAfraid

When vastwood hydra is exiled by banishing priest do I get to re-assign the counters on it to another creature in the battlefield?

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FezzHead 10 hours ago
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Rule 800.4i - Started by FezzHead

800.4i When a player leaves the game, any continuous effects with durations that last until that player’s next turn or until a specific...

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od256 10 hours ago
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Encrust on a Guttersnipe question - Started by ReggieJ

If you put an Encrust on a Guttersnipe, does it stop its ability for from hitting people? Does putting an Encrust on a Martial Law stop...

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Strago_Magus 12 hours ago
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Exiled creatures return when? - Started by raistlin1976

sup all,...

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FezzHead 12 hours ago
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spoiler? question - Started by valkerdukelewan

I think almost everybody had already seen the card gallery but it contains spoilers:...

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rezzahan 12 hours ago
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Attack Costs & Restrictions - Started by FezzHead

1) I control Exalted Dragon, Monstrous Hound, and five lands. My opponent controls four lands. Am I able to attack with both creatures?...

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Chaikov 13 hours ago
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New legend/walker rule? - Started by Shard_Fenix

The JOU update article mentions that these rules were updated, but I don't see a difference. Are they just reiterating the M2014 rules...

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The-D 13 hours ago
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Whenever trigger - Started by Eloithedark

I have a question about the whenever trigger. For example I have blaze commando that says when an instant or sorcery I control deals...

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adeyke 18 hours ago
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Distributing Counters - Started by FezzHead

If an effect states to distribute some number of counters among "any number" of target creatures, are you allowed to choose zero targets?...

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FezzHead 18 hours ago
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Escaped Shapeshifter - Started by FezzHead

Which of the following protection abilities, if any, can Escaped Shapeshifter copy?...

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FezzHead 19 hours ago
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Bestow - Started by FezzHead

1) I cast Leafcrown Dryad for its bestow cost targeting Stormbreath Dragon. Shifting Sky is on the battlefield with white as the chosen...

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FezzHead 19 hours ago
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Two-headed Giant + Personal Sanctuary - Started by MuuMyuki

In a game a of two-headed giant will Personal Sanctuary affect the team as a whole, or the person who cast it? I'm a little murky on how...

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pok_onnet 1 day ago
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Do these count as spell - Started by zanshin777

1) Does making "equip" of a artifact count as spell?...

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pok_onnet 1 day ago
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Flickering to avoid targeting? - Started by Turn1SolRing

Can I use something that flickers like Cloudshift to dodge something like the ability of Roon of the Hidden Realm? I've had someone in my...

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Strago_Magus 1 day ago
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quick question - Started by FroMoBlivion

If I goryo's vengeance back a god that when in play isn't a creature do I still have to remove it?   Thanks

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FezzHead 1 day ago
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A Question About Block - Started by acoder

Two player A & B...

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acoder 1 day ago
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Future Sight Help - Started by stupidgame67

Noob here, but what does Future Sight actually do? So you reveal the top card of your deck, and you may play it. So lets say you reveal...

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stupidgame67 1 day ago
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Bubbling Cauldron and Tenacious dead - Started by grayguy84

If I sac the Tenacious Dead to Bubbling Cauldron, can I use his ability to bring him back?  In other words, does a creature that is...

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pok_onnet 1 day ago
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Genju(s) going to graveyard - Started by The-D

Genju of the Cedars, Genju of the Falls, Genju of the Fens, Genju of the Fields, Genju of the Realm, Genju of the Spires. ...

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adeyke 2 days ago
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Academy rector + stifle Answered. - Started by ninjafox1314

What I believe:...

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jeff-heikkinen 2 days ago
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