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Mistbind Clique - Started by mythosjedi

Two qestions: Who has priority during the upkeep step? Can Mistbind Clique be played on an opponents upkeep?

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mythosjedi 6 years ago
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Instants and the Combat Phase - Started by mylkal

So i tried reading the comprehensive rule book about the stack and stuff, and all i did was end up getting myself really confused. So i...

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useless_kodama 6 years ago
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Double Strike vs 1st Strike - Started by draytalon

Phew, where to begin, ok a friend plays Skyhunter Patrol, then on the next turn he plays Kinsbaile Cavalier, but i have the following...

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rudolf 6 years ago
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Nomads En-Kor targeting question - Started by veqryn

I was playing a game recently and got beaten up by a combo that in my mind doesn't even work. It didn't help that I was playing a deck...

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rudolf 6 years ago
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-1/-1 and persist - Started by urzas_tricycle

This puzzled me :...

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urzas_tricycle 6 years ago
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storm question - Started by pyromaniac_14

why wouldnt my copy of grapeshot have the storm ability from twincast??

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phosphonothioic 6 years ago
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combat damage - Started by theiz

If I have a creature with lifelink and it gets blocked, and the blocking creature gets removed before damage, do I do damage to creature...

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Kedar 6 years ago
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'k, so I just got a phone call - Started by razorborne

here's the question:...

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razorborne 6 years ago
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Being played and counterspells - Started by bob_the_builder

I've got a couple of questions relating to the same idea...

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Kedar 6 years ago
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Cryptic Command + Manlands - Started by Dimir_Mage

Kind of a strange question:...

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Kedar 6 years ago
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sun's bounty + martyr of sands question - Started by cyfeariul

Ok, I have a Martyr of Sands in play and a Sun's Bounty in my graveyard....

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Argus_Panoptes 6 years ago
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Second Wind question - Started by shewillnotdie

can i put second wind on my stonybrook schoolmaster and use the tap ability to untap him, rinse repeat, million 1/1 merfolks? y/n if not y?

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Argus_Panoptes 6 years ago
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intruder alarm attacking mechanics - Started by shewillnotdie

how exactly does intruder alarm work with attacking creatures? the reason i ask is because when it's tapped when u declare it attacking...

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DarkSun2012 6 years ago
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Arcbound creatures and 420.5n - Started by sephirothx42

Only because this fun one came up in a casual game, and the fact that I despise rule 420.5n not being looked at before the persist...

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Mr_Rose 6 years ago
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Storm Question - Started by phosphonothioic

Let's assume the following:...

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phosphonothioic 6 years ago
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Swans question - Started by budget_player_cadet

Can anyone give me an explanation as to why the chain of plasma+Swans of byrn argoll combo works?...

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shewillnotdie 6 years ago
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How do I know what cards are in a starter aheadoftime? - Started by craniifer

Of course, I don't mean the colors, but is there a source where I can know adeadoftime what card is in what deck?

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diazona 6 years ago
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Can a creature block multiple attackers? - Started by bigbobjack

I'm just wondering. Is it possible in any kind of way (in the same combat) ?

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feigel 6 years ago
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Porphyry Nodes - Started by onlainari

Does Porphyry Nodes' second triggered ability check that there are still no creatures in play on resolution?

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virex 6 years ago
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Combo - Started by fore

Now lets say you had Thornweald Archer and you put Regeneration on it. Now since it has deathtouch it would kill any creature it blocked....

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diazona 6 years ago
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Changeling vs destroy cards - Started by draytalon

Got a question, if i play the following card, Changeling Hero and then my opponent plays the following card Eyebright's Ending, i say...

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virex 6 years ago
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Questions about Twilight Shepherd - Started by bob_the_builder

Is it possible to play an instant on your turn before your untap step? More specifically can i play Fact or Fiction before i untap on my...

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diazona 6 years ago
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questions about the term "exchange" - Started by numskully

When you exchange a creature, do they both have summoning sickness? Do they exchange with all the counters and enchantments on them? Do...

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diazona 6 years ago
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Nomad Mythmaker + Shroud - Started by shenzhou

Can I use Nomad Mythmaker's ability to target a Curiosity in my graveyard and attach it to a Blastoderm?...

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adeyke 6 years ago
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Mana Reflection - Started by zac_stinks_at_magic

Mana Reflection If I have a Mana Reflection in play, does it make a Graven Cairn's filter ability tap for BBBB/BRBR/RRRR?

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rudolf 6 years ago
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