Welcome back to the Rules Tips Blog! As of today, Amonkhet is legal for Standard (and Modern and Legacy), so next week we’re going to be going back to dealing with Standard questions and tips, but for today we’ll generally be covering the new Split cards from Amonkhet, all of which have Aftermath. As with […]
Welcome back! For today’s Kaladesh-based tip, we’ll be talking about the newest addition to my lifegain EDH deck: . It gains life and shoots giant life-total-powered doom lasers; what’s not to love? The first ability seems straightforward; every time you cast a spell, you gain life equal to the number of spells you’ve cast this […]
Welcome back to the Rules Tip Blog! Today we’ll be going over the interaction between and . Spirit is a sort of update on an old favorite, ; a creature you can pop to save the rest of your team if needed- but this time at half the cost. A lot of the time it’s […]
Drawing cards is fun, right? Lands that draw cards are even more fun, right? Well, is a fun card! It’s pretty simple on the surface: You can tap it for a colorless mana to cast spells and pay for various things (as is normal for most lands), but you can also use it to spread […]
There have been a lot of questions about The Gitrog Monster being a combo-enabler, letting you cycle through most of your deck in your cleanup step if you end the turn with 8+ cards. We explain how that works in detail!
Turning a manifested Hangarback Walker face up doesn't put counters on it (you can't even pay mana for X), so it will generally die immediately after it turns face up, before you even get a chance to activate its ability.
And to close out Exploit week, we finish with possibly the wackiest interaction you’ll run into during a Dragons of Tarkir involved Limited event: what happens if you steal your opponent’s creature in response to Exploit! It won’t come up much, because the majority of creature-theft is in the form of sorcery effects like , […]
Welcome back to Exploit Week here on the Rules Blog! Today we’ll be covering the OTHER way of messing up Exploit (or trying to, at least): Killing the potential sacrifice. Now, as you learned yesterday, the Exploiting player doesn’t select a creature to sacrifice until the Exploit trigger itself resolves. While many of them will […]
We’ve had the third set in the Khans block kicking around for a while now, so most of you are probably familiar with Megamorph. Today we’re going to go into a little more detail about it! For the most part, it works -exactly- like regular Morph. You can cast your Megamorph guy face-down for 3 […]
Today’s post is going to be about everyone’s favorite Goblin buddy-maker (Well, second favorite for Commander players! No hard feelings, Krenko): Goblin Rabblemaster. He slices, he dices, he makes disposable bodies to feed to and he looks great while doing it. But how can you stop your opponent from getting those tasty tasty Rabblemaster tokens […]