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Rakdos Charm can never result in damage to a planeswalker.

Today we’ll be taking a look at Rakdos Charm’s third mode, or specifically, what it means for a creature to deal damage to its controller. While it’s unusual for a source you control to deal damage to yourself, it does …
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Divine Deflection prevents and deals a TOTAL of X damage.

With the new card Divine Deflection, the wording can be a little misleading. While one might read it to mean that it prevents X damage to you AND X damage for each creature or planeswalker you control, then deals all …
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Corpse Lunge deals damage, the exiled creature card does not.

As an additional cost to cast Corpse Lunge, you exile a creature card from your graveyard. When Corpse Lunge resolves, damage equal to the power of the exiled creature card will be dealt to the targeted creature. It is important …
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Sword of War and Peace deals damage when its trigger resolves, the creature it is equipped to does not.

When a creature equipped with Sword of War and Peace deals combat damage to a player, its ability will trigger. When this triggered ability resolves, the Sword’s controller will gain life equal to the number of cards in his or …
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Heavy Arbalest does not deal damage.

Heavy Arbalest‘s ability grants to the equipped creature an activated ability that allows the controller of the creature to tap the creature to deal two points of damage to a targeted creature or player. Because the creature is the source …
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