Gift of Tusks vs. Equipment/Auras

Removing the abilities of a creature doesn't always do what you might expect with auras/equipment. Read carefully to see if the aura/equipment is giving an ability to the creature, or if it just has the ability itself. Also remember that +N/+N effects from other sources and P/T counters are not actually abilties that can be removed, so they would apply on top of any base power/toughness setting.

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