Selfless Spirit and Kozilek’s Return

Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! Today we’ll be going over the interaction between and . Spirit is a sort of update on an old favorite, ; a creature you can pop to save the rest of your team if needed- but this time at half the cost. A lot of the time it’s […]

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How to Use Geier Reach Sanitarium

Drawing cards is fun, right? Lands that draw cards are even more fun, right? Well, is a fun card! It’s pretty simple on the surface: You can tap it for a colorless mana to cast spells and pay for various things (as is normal for most lands), but you can also use it to spread […]

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Brain In A Jar and Fuse

Welcome back! Today we’ll be covering how interacts with split cards- especially the ones with Fuse, printed in the Return to Ravnica block. Split cards are a bit different from ‘normal’ cards; instead of having just one thing, it’s basically two smaller cards printed on the same piece of card stock, usually forming a saying […]

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Établir un total de points de vie

Bonjour à tous et bienvenue sur les astuces de règles ! Aujourd’hui, nous allons couvrir les effets qui établissent le total de points de vie à un nombre spécifique. Pour l’instant, en standard, nous avons quelques cartes qui font cela, comme Arbre de la perdition et Providence. Quand un total est établi à un nombre […]

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Summary Dismissal and Uncounterable Spells

There’s not a lot of uncounterable spells kicking around in Standard right now, but there ARE a few (like and a Spell Mastery-enabled ), and they’re alongside some weird “counterspells”: and . Unsubstantiate is a sort of ‘new’ version of an old favorite, , or a creature-free version of . Rather than outright countering a […]

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Corrupted Grafstone: What Can It Do?

is an interesting mana rock. It can make many different colors, but only costs 2 instead of the usual 3! To make up for that, it comes in tapped the turn you play it, and it requires a little work to get going. It has a normal mana ability (because it isn’t a loyalty ability […]

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Setting A Life Total

Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! Today we’ll be covering effects that set a life total to a specific number. Right now in Standard we’ve got a few cards that do this, such as and . When a life total is set to a specific number, most people are just going to change their […]

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All About Tree of Perdition

For today’s Rules Tips, we’ll be covering , the anti-backwards sibling of . Like Tree of Redemption, Perdition is a 0/13 Defender for 4 mana with a nifty ability that trades life totals for toughness. Where Redemption swapped its toughness with YOUR life total, Perdition (being black and spooky and all) swaps with an OPPONENT’S […]

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Fonderie mécanoptère et Épée des humbles : Comment ça marche

Aujourd’hui nous allons aborder une relativement “nouvelle” interaction en Modern : la combo Fonderie/Épée ! a récemment été dé-bannie en Moderne, en même temps que (que nous avons vue la dernière fois !), ce qui signifie que la est prête à tourner à nouveau. Mais comment la combo fonctionne, pour savoir comment la jouer, OU […]

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