Category Archives: State-Based Actions

Indestructible, dégats et fléau biliaire

Indestructible est une capacité propre et nette. Elle fait exactement ce que vous pourriez attendre d’elle. Ce qui veut dire que le permanent en question ne peut simplement pas être détruit, que ce soit via des dégâts létaux ou un …

Infuser l’âme aux artefacts – tout savoir sur cette alchimie

Quand je fais une 5/5 vol ou une 5/5 indestructible au tour 2, mon âme s’illumine. Toutes les options sont possibles avec Infuser l’âme aux artefacts (appelons le “IAAA”). Cette carte permet de transformer un artefact en créature (si cela …

Mur d’Essence et attaquants multiples

Le truc d’aujourd’hui commence par un scénario : Tu es à 5 points de vie. Ton adversaire t’attaque avec un Persécuteur indulgent et un Seigneur d’essaim slivoïde. Tu n’as qu’un unique Mur d’essence à tes côtés, prêt à mourir pour …

Indestructible, Damage, and Bile Blight

Indestructible is a neat little ability. It does exactly what you’d expect- it means that the permanent in question simply can’t be destroyed, whether that be via lethal damage or a “destroy” effect like Shatter or Doom Blade. It does …

Ensoul Artifact – Learn All About It!

Making a 5/5 flyer or 5/5 indestructible creature on turn two brightens my soul. Both options are possible with Ensoul Artifact. Ensoul Artifact works by setting the base power and toughness of any artifact to 5/5 and, if it isn’t …

Wall of Essence and Multiple Attackers

Today’s Rules Tip begins with a scenario: You’re at 5 life. Your opponent is attacking you with an Indulgent Tormentor and a Sliver Hivelord. You have a lone Wall of Essence on your side ready to die for your protection. …

Elesh Norn vs. Sakura-Tribe Elder, et. al.

You can only activate abilities when you have priority. If your creature enters the battlefield but dies before you get priority, you're not going to have a good time!

Warp World and Humility (Confusion level: Expert!)

Warp World is weird, and so is Humility. Put them together, and weird things happen with triggers. If you're less confused after reading this blog entry, I'll be impressed!
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Mind Control and Gods: Not a Great Idea

So your opponent is staring you down with an active Nylea, God of the Hunt, or maybe his Erebos, God of the Dead is online and giving you the business. Your board is fairly barren, but you’ve got a nice …
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Using the planeswalker uniqueness rule for profit.

Under the new rules, you can activate your planeswalker, then cast a second copy, put only the old one in the graveyard (instead of both!), and activate the new one! Not always the best value, but a neat trick that can come in handy in certain situations.