Prerelease Week! With A Little Support From Your Friends

Welcome back to Prerelease Week! Today we’re tackling one of the last two mechanics in the set: Support. Support is actually really simple; some spells will have Support N, as will some creatures. On a spell, “Support N” means “Put a +1/+1 counter on up to each of N target creatures”, when the spell resolves. So if a spell has Support 2, then you’ll put a single +1/+1 counter on up to two target creatures as it resolves. For creatures, Support is an enters-the-battlefield trigger, and the creatures can’t Support themselves! It’s important to note that you put the counters on UP TO that many creatures, so you can use a Support spell if you don’t have quite enough creatures to buff! Another neat thing: Support works amazingly in 2HG, because it doesn’t say “creatures YOU CONTROL”. If you and your teammate have a total of 6 creatures and you Support 6, you can buff your teammate’s creatures as well as your own! Keep that in mind when you’re handing out the Support.

Today’s Prerelease Tip was written by Trevor Nunez

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