Does Adaptive Automaton save 0 toughness persist creatures?
Asked by SorcerersBone 4 years ago
I'm in the middle of brewing a new modern Ally deck, using Cauldron Haze as a cheap alternative to Ghostway to dodge removal, but then I noticed the -1/-1 counters placed on each ally this way puts Hada Freeblade , Kazandu Blademaster etc in the graveyard as a state-based action, but not Adaptive Automaton .
Yes. A (base) 1/1 creature entering the battlefield with a -1/-1 counter and getting a static +1/+1 buff will effectively be a 1/1. The static buff from Adaptive Automaton (and other similar things) doesn't use the stack so when states are checked everything is rosy, as long as all of the appropriate choices were made of course.