How the Heartless Summoning + Havengul Lich combo works.

As you might have guessed by now, we're doing a special Combo Week this week! I got saddled with (in my opinion) the most hilarious combo in Standard right now: Heartless Lich. But how does it work? First, you need to control and a . You also need a (either in the graveyard or in your hand). If your Priest is dead, pay 1 mana to activate the Lich, targeting your dead Priest (if the priest is in your hand, start at step 2). Pay R to cast the Priest (since Heartless Summoning makes it cost

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Myr Superion can be played for free with Heartless Summoning.

has an ability that requires all mana that is spent to play it be generated by creature sources. However, it is possible to bypass this restriction by lowering the cost of the Superion enough that no mana is paid to cast it. The ability basically means, "You may not spend mana from a noncreature source to cast Myr Superion." lowers the cost to cast any creature spell by two generic mana. As the Myr Superion only costs two mana, this will lower its cost to zero. It can now be played without any

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When Solemn Simulacrum comes and goes at virtually the same time.

First seen in Mirrodin, is an invitational card based on a designed submitted by Jens Thorén. It was recently reprinted in the Magic 2012 Core Set. It has two different triggered abilities: one that triggers when it enters the battlefield, and one that triggers when it dies. In most cases, it will enter the battlefield and its controller will search for a basic land, then later when it dies that player will draw a card. However, under some circumstances, the Simulacrum can come and go so quickly

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Back from the Brink has an activated ability, it doesn’t allow you to cast creature spells.

is an enchantment from Innistrad that allows you to reuse creature cards that are in your graveyard. Whenever you could normally cast a sorcery, you can exile a creature card in your graveyard and pay the mana cost of that card to put a token copy of the exiled card onto the battlefield under your control. It is important to note that this is not casting these cards. You are activating an activated ability that puts token copies of these cards onto the battlefield. Because of this distinction,

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