Category Archives: Casting / playing a spell or ability

Guile vs. Remand

Since we’re on the topic of odd Modern interactions, let’s propose that a player controls Guile and casts Remand in an attempt to take an opponent’s spell. Both Remand and Guile have replacement effects that affect the spell in question, …
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Repeal and Precursor Golem

Precursor Golem has an interesting effect- and in Magic, interesting often means confusing. With cards like Repeal floating around, players might get a little hungry thinking about bouncing their opponent’s Precursor team with a single card. Not so fast! As …
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Modern Masters Week: Arcane Spells

Welcome to our lead-up to Modern Masters 2015! Hopefully a great many of you will be enjoying the festivities at the Grands Prix in Las Vegas, Utrecht, and Chiba this weekend (nearly the entire Rules Tips Blog team will be …

Foul-Tongue Invocation Against an Empty Board

Hey everyone, welcome back. As promised, we’re going to talk about Foul-Tongue Invocation today. Let’s say you’re playing against an aggressive mono-red player. You’ve managed to clear their board, but now they’re just pointing their burn spells at your head. …
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Silumgar’s Scorn with a Dragon on the Stack

Hi everyone, and welcome back to another week of rules tips! There’s still some Standard situations that come up, so that’s what we’re going to focus on this week. Today, we kick things off with Silumgar’s Scorn. You’re down to …
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Targeting troubles with Dromoka’s Command.

Dromoka's Command has a lot of the word "target" on it, and it can be tricky to know all the legal ways to cast it. Read and absorb some knowledge here!
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Manifest and Delve (no, you can’t!)

Delve only functions while you're casting a spell, and turning a creature face-up via manifest isn't casting anything. So you can't benefit from delve when turning a manifested Gurmag Angler face up, for example.

You’ve got a graveyard stacked full of artifact creatures and a Scrap Mastery in your hand. Your opponent has a Grafdigger’s Cage on the battlefield. What happens? Will your spell exile all your good cards in your graveyard and leave …

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Obstination et rebond

Pendant que nous parlons du Rebond, abordons quelque chose qui FONCTIONNE avec … des coûts additionnels ! Comme vous le savez peut être, il n’est pas possible de de payer plus d’un seul coût alternatif à la fois (Vous ne …

Exploiter ses adversaires pour le fun et pour profiter !

Pour continuer cette semaine de l’exploitation, nous allons nous intéresser aux interactions les plus farfelues que vous pourrez rencontrer dans l’environnement du limité Dragons de Tarkir: Que se passe-t-il si vous volez la créature de votre adversaire en réponse à …