When does a sacrifice's death ability go on the stack?
Asked by Daemon6437 5 days ago
If I sacrifice my Hangarback Walker as a cost to activate another card's ability (for example, Throne of Geth) how do the abilities stack? Do I get Hangarback Walker's thopter tokens before Throne of Geth's ability resolves, or after?
I was hoping I could sacrifice Walker to Throne's ability, get my army of thopter tokens, then tap a Steel Overseer in response to Throne's activation, putting a counter on all the thopters, then let Throne proliferate those counters, and end up with 3/3 thopters instead of 1/1s
Triggered abilities go on the stack right before the next time a player would receive priority after they trigger. Hangarback Walker is sacrificed during the activation of Throne of Geth's ability, so the next time a player would receive priority is going to be after the activation, when the proliferate ability is on the stack.
TL;DR: The way you want it to work is the way it works.