Category Archives: Resolving spells and abilities

How Shaman of Forgotten Ways works in 2HG

Shaman of Forgotten Ways tries to set each player's life total to a specific number, but how does that work when you have two players and only only life total? You pick one player and ignore the other when resolving the effect!
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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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Soulfire Grand Master and Rebound (you choose).

Rebound and Soulfire Grand Master's ability are both replacement effects trying to replace the same event (spell going to graveyard as it resolves), so you get to choose which one to apply.
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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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There has always been some confusion among players with how triggered abilities work. Sometimes the ability is so clearly written it just makes sense. Sometimes however, cards like Raving Dead use language that creates a slight amount of ambiguity as …

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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 …

I hope everyone has been enjoying all the new Commander cards and the new abilities that have come with them. One of the more exciting of these new cards is Nahiri, The Lithomancer- She gets you value through tokens and …

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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 …