A question about Aminatou interactions
Asked by Chomp16 2 months agoIf I have an Aminatou with one loyalty counter left, and I use her -1 to blink felidar guardian, will she die before that creature enters the battlefield from the blink effect? I want to know if I can use her last loyalty counter, blink the felidar guardian, then blink Aminatou before she dies.
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yes she will die before the Felidar Guardian comes back. the instant a planeswalkers last loyalty counter is removed by their own effect, the planeswalker is sent to the graveyard as a state based action.
October 10, 2018 7:02 p.m.
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Unfortunately it won't work that way, due to state-based actions.
What happens is that you activate Aminatou's -1 ability to flicker Felidar Guardian. While that ability is still on the stack, state-based actions are checked (these are checked each time a player would receive priority, and all players must receive and pass priority for anything on the stack to resolve). Aminatou has 0 loyalty at this point, so she is placed into your graveyard due to state-based actions. Then, assuming nothing else has been added to the stack above her -1 ability, it resolves and Felidar Guardian is exiled and then returns to the battlefield.
October 10, 2018 7:06 p.m.
Great, thank you! Sorry, that was the first question I've asked on here, I'll make sure to link the cards in the future.