Streets of New Capenna Missed Triggers Guide

Welcome, one and all, to New Capenna! Mind your step, the streets are busy, and danger lurks around every corner. But not to worry: even if you don't have one of the five families guiding you, there's always the Missed Triggers guide. We're here to teach you the ins and outs of triggered abilities in the set that might cause trouble. And there are quite a few. Here's what you're in for this set:   Five cards (and one keyword) have a trigger that upgrades when missed:   "At

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Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Missed Triggers Guide

Kamigawa has changed quite a lot in the few centuries since we last dropped in. Spirits and mechs mingle and skyscrapers climb beyond nearly all of the trees of Jukai... But what hasn't changed is that the world is full of hidden dangers. We've laid out the cards to look out for below, and what makes their remedies more complicated when relevant. Read carefully, and by the end you should be ready to dive into the set.   Five cards have a trigger that upgrades when missed:   "[create

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Innistrad: Crimson Vow Missed Triggers Guide

Most esteemed guests, welcome! Olivia and Edgar's ceremony has already begun, but there's still plenty of time to join in the wedding festivities. As long as you've got your invitation, your finery... And maybe a few notes on how to safely engage with a room full of Vampires. Below we've compiled the cards this set that have generally detrimental triggers, along with how several of them deviate from standard remedies. Take some time to read through so you'll be prepared.   Nine cards have

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Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Missed Triggers Guide

Well met, everyone! The Harvesttide Festival is underway already but before we join in, there are a few tricks we'll need to be mindful of. The cards below are all troublemakers; some form of generally detrimental trigger, with fewer of them than sets we've seen in the past but a bit more complexity to make up for it. Especially in how they're handled. We've pointed out the remedies that might be unexpected, but as always, nothing beats reading the cards carefully and double-checking your work.   Four

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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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