Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Missed Triggers Guide

Welcome adventurers! Judges, players, curious readers, gather round for a guide on triggers you'll find in Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. Our party isn't the first treading these dungeons and many traps have long been disarmed... But a small handful of generally detrimental triggers are still lying in wait. By the end of this guide you should have all the advantage you need to keep them from surprising you!   Three cards have a trigger that upgrades when missed:   "When

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Strixhaven Missed Triggers Guide

Mages and Planeswalkers, judges and players, students all - welcome to Strixhaven! Home to five illustrious magical colleges and the greatest library in the multiverse, it's certainly the right place to come to if you want to learn something new. We've prepared a study guide below that highlights triggered abilities to keep an eye out for, with notes for each describing why they qualify or what makes their remedy stand out. Take your time with this guide: there's no quiz after.   Seven

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Kaldheim Missed Triggers Guide

Welcome one and all to Kaldheim! Spellbinding Sagas, capricious changelings, and boastful Berserkers abound. Plus snow. Heaps of the frigid stuff. Thankfully we’ve already done the work of trudging through the set to find cards to watch for, so you’re free to enjoy this guide in warmth and comfort instead. Kaldheim has only one triggered ability that upgrades when missed, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about. Several cards are near-misses on the upgrade path or have remedies

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Zendikar Rising Missed Triggers Guide

It’s time to explore Zendikar once more! The Eldrazi have finally vacated the plane, and now the Skyclaves have taken flight, promising new adventures, traps, monsters… And some very interesting mechanics. As we saw in the Throne of Eldraine, the main draws of this set - modular double-faced cards - take up a lot of the complexity. But the low complexity of Landfall, Kicker, and Party mean there’s a bit more room this time around for more challenging cards. We’ve picked out the triggers

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Core 2021 Missed Triggers Guide

The time has come once again to dive into a new set with the Missed Triggers guide! Core Set 2021 brings us plenty of new (and a few very old) cards and mechanics to play with. They’re uncomplicated for the most part, which is a welcome break from the complexity we’ve seen in some recent sets. In fact, only two cards have generally detrimental triggers this time around! Besides those two we’ve included some notes on other cards that might cause confusion, but shouldn’t ever lead to Missed

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Ikoria Missed Triggers Guide

We’re back again with a new set! This time around, Ikoria brings us beasties of all shapes and sizes (sometimes several at once), but as far as triggered abilities go this set is surprisingly tame. Monsters tend towards straightforward approaches like eating you or stepping on you and their cards seem to reflect that. Still, best to keep a sharp eye out - on Ikoria and handling the cards below. Sometimes “to the point” just means the nuance isn’t as noticeable. And that brings us to our

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Theros: Beyond Death Missed Triggers Guide

With holiday revelry come and gone, it's beyond time for us to get things back on track with a new set. And after digging into the full set it looks like we've got our work cut out for us - no wonder Klothys had to recruit help to put things back together. Our return to Theros is one of the most complicated Standard sets in years! We're dealing with not only the tricky fine details of Escape and Sagas, but a total of fourteen generally detrimental triggers - as many as Modern Horizons! We'll get

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Throne of Eldraine Missed Triggers Guide

Welcome all, players and judges, to Eldraine! Magic has always been about telling a story, so it should be no surprise at all to finally find ourselves in a storybook set. With cards crafted to evoke Arthurian legend or European folklore and only so much space in the title, type line, and rules text at their disposal, there's quite a lot of wordy effects for us to get through. Thankfully, the Adventure mechanic eats a lot of the technical complexity of the set; and with those out of the way, we're

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Core 2020: Missed Triggers Guide

Edited 19 July, 2019 It’s that time again: time for a brand new set from Wizards, Core Set 2020! After the whirlwind of rules phenomena we found in Modern Horizons and War of the Spark, this set is a return to fundamentals. With a few surprises, of course; Protection tentatively returning is an exciting twist! And as always, what we're here for: triggers. Some straight-forward, and some a bit more complicated, that fall on one side or the other of the upgrade to Warning. Here is everything you

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