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mazrimtaim says... #1

Sorry about that I was having issues with my internet when attempting to post a thread yesterday.

May 17, 2017 10:02 a.m.

Vman says... #2

I dont know if you remember me because it been forever. BUT HI! ahahahaha have a nice day

May 17, 2017 4:03 a.m.

SaltySpecula says... #3

"Threatening other users won't be tolerated". Next sentence you threaten me.

Tell you what, you fix your problems of derogatory rudeness and threats and I'll do the same. Deal?

May 5, 2017 9:01 p.m.

SaltySpecula says... #4

To the contrary, sharing the same attitude you gave me when I first came here and asked a question. Snarky, rude, condescending. You were all of those. That's how people are supposed to be treated here according to your set example, right Mr. "a simple 45 second google search turns up this (obscure rule listing)." and "If you bothered to use the search function, you would have found this." Nice attitude, Mr. Admin. :)

May 5, 2017 6:27 p.m.

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Said on Blinking vehicles...


The permanents you tap to crew something are separate from the crewed vehicle. They don't become one object.

May 24, 2017 5:17 p.m.

Said on Rain of Gore...


Sanguine Bond would be useless because players can't gain life.

If you lose life, Exquisite Blood triggers and makes your opponent lose that much life (because of Rain of Gore.

May 24, 2017 11:42 a.m.

Said on Can i search ......


If you have to search a hidden zone, such as a hand or a library, for a card with certain characteristics, you may "fail to find" a card even if one exists in that zone. As Neotrup said, this is, in part, because other players can't verify that a suitable card exists in that hidden zone.

If, however, you're instructed to search a hidden zone for a card without specific instructions about what kind of card it has to be, then you need to choose a card.

May 24, 2017 10:02 a.m.

Said on Will a creature ......


When an equipped creature dies, the equipment remains on the battlefield. Silverskin Armor's ability only applies while it's equipped to something. When the equipped creature leaves the field, it won't be an artifact anymore unless it's an artifact naturally.

May 24, 2017 10 a.m.

The ability would trigger twice, meaning you need to select a target for each ability as you put that ability onto the stack. You won't be able to return the same Vessel of Volatility twice. If you return it with one ability, it'll become a new object and won't be the target of the second ability even if it returns to your graveyard. (Remember that a card becomes a new object when it changes zones.)

May 24, 2017 9:58 a.m.

Said on oracle of mul ......


4/15/2013: When playing with the top card of your library revealed, if an effect tells you to draw several cards, reveal each one before you draw it.

Remember to check Gatherer rulings for helpful answers to questions like these.

You'll reveal each card you draw.

If you put back multiple cards, you'll arrange them in any order, put them back on top of your library, and then reveal the top card of your library. The card second from the top will remain hidden. This is based on a ruling related to libraries (rule 400).

May 23, 2017 11:54 p.m.

Said on Primal Vigor...


The ability doesn't mention you or anything you control. It establishes a replacement effect for any effect creating a token or any effect placing +1/+1 counters.

May 23, 2017 11:30 p.m.

Said on Blinking vehicles...


Please link all cards in your question.
Skysovereign, Consul Flagship
Conjurer's Closet

Yes. As long as the vehicle is crewed, it's a creature, and effects that care about creatures will be able to affect it.

May 23, 2017 7:57 p.m.

Yes, sort of, to both. You're still placing both counters.

Similarly to how players may be "overkilled" with extra combat damage or a creature can be dealt more than lethal damage, a creature can have any number of -1/-1 counters on it.

In this case, it's important to note that Nest of Scarabs's ability only triggers once, regardless of how many counters are placed. Note the wording "one or more."

You will, however, put six -1/-1 counters on a target creature for Soulstinger's ability.

May 23, 2017 7:36 p.m.

Said on Legality issues...


There are three or four threads about this issue; in the future, please check to see whether others are already discussing something before beginning a new thread.

May 23, 2017 3:42 p.m.

The page you linked is neither the official rules page nor is it guaranteed to be accurate with every format change. WotC-managed Commander pages tend not to be maintained as well as the RC's authoritative page.

While it's fine to list WotC's page as a reference, it should not be described as official.

May 23, 2017 12:48 p.m.

Said on _Nivek_...


The new thread fields all have warning banners that remind users to ask rules questions only in the Q&A. Your rules question has been moved. Please be more careful while posting.

May 23, 2017 8:18 a.m.

@Yesterday: WOTC does not manage Commander. Commander is managed by a third party and the official site is here

May 23, 2017 8:09 a.m.

Said on Can tokens put ......


Please link all cards in your question.
Door of Destinies
Ishkanah, Grafwidow

First, delirium in this case is not related to an activated ability. Only activated abilities are activated. Ishkanah, Grafwidow has a triggered ability that also has a replacement effect if delirium is true.

To answer your real question, no. As someone posted in your other Door of Destinies question, Door's ability only triggers when you cast a spell of the chosen type. Tokens can never be cast; they're created on the battlefield and cease to exist in other zones. They cannot be spells.

May 22, 2017 11:15 p.m.

Said on must attack if ......


Note "if able." If a creature can't attack, it's not able to attack.

May 22, 2017 6:24 p.m.

Said on Where Do I ......


This thread was moved to a more appropriate forum (auto-generated comment)

May 22, 2017 3:43 p.m.

Said on Where Do I ......


Go to your inventory (folder icon in the menu bar) and click "Decks." If you don't see it there, there should be a "see all" button that will take you to a page that has it.

May 22, 2017 3:43 p.m.

It's not against the rules. There's no need to remove it.

May 21, 2017 1:53 a.m.

Said on How do you ......


@phlash12 and Argeaux:

Damage does not reduce a creature's toughness. Damage is marked on a creature until the cleanup step. Although games like Duels of the Planeswalkers represent this by "reducing" the toughness of damaged creatures, that is not what actually happens.

Second, indestructible creatures absolutely do take damage. A 2/2 with indestructible can be dealt 3 damage from Lightning Strike. It will survive because damage can't destroy an indestructible creature, but if that creature lost indestructible before the end of the turn, it would be destroyed as a state-based action.

Further, creatures don't have life totals. They have toughness. Reducing a creature's toughness to 0 is one way to kill it, even if it's indestructible.

The two above points are why creatures with infect or wither will still kill most creatures. Infect and wither damage are dealt to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters. It's still damage.

May 20, 2017 12:01 p.m.




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