Esper Battlemage

Esper Battlemage

Artifact Creature — Human Wizard

(White), Tap: Prevent the next 2 damage that would be dealt to you this turn.

(Black), Tap: Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn.

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Legality

Format Legality
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Highlander Legal
Limited Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Vintage Legal
Custom Legal
Unformat Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Casual Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal

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Esper Battlemage Discussion

chosenone124 on Damage Prevention amd Commander Damage

3 years ago

Rule 615.7. Some prevention effects generated by the resolution of a spell or ability refer to a specific amount of damage--for example, "Prevent the next 3 damage that would be dealt to target creature or player this turn." ...

So this is the kind of effect of Esper Battlemage. Continuing on:

If damage would be dealt to the shielded creature or player by two or more applicable sources at the same time*, the player or the controller of the creature chooses which damage the shield prevents.

You can choose how much commander damage/soldier damage you wish to prevent. You distribute the shield

RedUndead40 on Damage Prevention amd Commander Damage

3 years ago

So my friends and I are playing pauper edh. My commander is Esper Battlemage. My friend swings in with two creatures - his commander, Daru Warchief, and another soldier. I tap my commander to prevent two damage.

Since Esper Battlemage doesn't target a creature with its damage prevention, how can I tell if I prevented his commander damage or just his little soldier?