Category Archives: Combat Phase

Brimaz vs. Silent Arbiter.

Against Silent Arbiter, Brimaz can attack by himself, but you still end up with 2 attacking creatures. Continue reading

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Brimaz blocking with other creatures & the damage assignment order.

When Brimaz blocks, he adds a creature into the damage assignment order, and it’s the attacking player who chooses where it will be in that order. Continue reading

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Brimaz blocking flyers.

can be quite a confusing card. Things become very strange when he takes to the skies. When Brimaz has flying somehow (perhaps he’s wearing ) and blocks a flyer, his ability does in fact trigger like normal. His vigilant friend … Continue reading

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Brimaz vs. Sphere of Safety

is a quite powerful hero. There are many powerful interactions featuring this fabled feline. This week, we will be looking at a few of them in detail! To start off, Brimaz is quite strong against . Though you need to … Continue reading

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Medomai and double strike.

I’ve seen this question pop up quite a few times recently, so I think it’s high time to answer it for all to see! What happens if you give double strike (e.g., if you bestow it with )? Well, the … Continue reading

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Why attacking with Serra Ascendant with 29 life is a good move.

Lifelink gains you life before state-based actions are checked in the combat damage step. This means if you’re at 29 life, a 1/1 Serra Ascendant can take up to 5 damage in combat and still survive! Continue reading

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How to properly use Zealous Persecution to avoid death by Deceiver Exarchs.

You have to pick the right time to Persecute your opponent’s army of Exarchs. Doing it before they actually declare them as attackers will leave you very unhappy! Continue reading

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Brimaz and Exalted

Exalted triggers when a creature is declared as an only attacker, and won’t care if Brimaz later pops out a kitten. Brimaz will still get the bonus. Continue reading

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Tromokratis and Culling Mark

Blocking requirements and restrictions can be a bit confusing, be we help clear them up for you with some examples! Continue reading

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Using Necrobite for Inspiration.

Regeneration is a great way to tap your creatures without attacking, in order to get an inspired trigger. Just remember that they will only tap if they would be destroyed; the regen shield doesn’t tap a creature automatically. Continue reading

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