Category Archives: Effects

Kalitas Week: Kalitas vs Tokens

Welcome to the last day of our Kalitas Week! This last tip is actually pretty quick-and-simple, and similar to the Anafenza situation: Kalitas simply doesn’t work on tokens! Kalitas specifically calls out “nontoken” (Anafenza doesn’t say it SPECIFICALLY- her ability …
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Kalitas Week: Kalitas and Board Wipes

Welcome to Day Four of Kalitas Week! Today we’re covering a pretty simple one rules-wise: How Kalitas interacts with a board-wipe like End Hostilities or Planar Outburst. The core question people have in this situation is “do I get zombies? …
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Kalitas Week: Kalitas vs Anafenza

Welcome back to Kalitas Week! Today we’ll be looking at another interaction you’re likely to run into: Kalitas vs. other replacement effects. The most common two that you’re likely to find in Standard are going to be Flaying Tendrils and …
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Kalitas Week: Kalitas Is Not Optional!

Welcome back to Kalitas Week here on the Rules Blog! Today we’re covering another common misconception about the Traitorous Bloodchief: what, exactly, his second ability IS. A lot of people seem to mistakenly think that Kalitas’ ability is a trigger, …
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Kalitas Week! Who Gets The Tokens?

Good morning and welcome to Kalitas Week here at the Rules Tip Blog. We’ve been noticing an awful lot of questions about the new Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet popping up, so we thought we’d take a whole week to address …
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Marcheur porte-hangars et Écailles renforcées

Tout le monde aime les marqueurs. C’est d’ailleurs pour ça que les cartes comme Marcheur porte-hangars et Écailles renforcées sont populaires auprès de nombreux joueurs. Mais comment fonctionnent-elles ensemble ? C’est ce dont nous allons parler aujourd’hui. Alors que se …

Hangarback Walker and Hardened Scales

Hangarback Walker plays well with Hardened Scales... but casting Walker for 0 isn't going to work out well for you.
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Eveil : Un terrain, ou plusieurs !

Voici le retour des Tips tant attendus ! Ces prochains jours, nous allons parler des nouvelles mécaniques introduites par la Bataille de Zendikar, en commençant aujourd’hui par l’Éveil ! L’Éveil est un coût alternatif que l’on peut trouver sur les …

Awaken: One Land, or Many!

Welcome back to the Rules Tips Blog! This week we’ll be discussing the new mechanics from Battle for Zendikar, starting with Awaken today! Awaken is an alternate cost found on Instant and Sorcery spells, costing more than the ‘normal’ cost. …
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Sagacité contre Déférence

Parlons d’étranges interactions en Moderne ! Imaginons qu’un joueur contrôle une Sagacité et lance une Déférence pour tenter de prendre un sort adverse. Déférence et la Sagacité ont toutes deux un effet de remplacement qui affecte le sort en question, …