Special actions do not use the stack.

One of the most common phrases you'll hear said in a Magic game is 'in response...' However, there are a few things that do not use the stack and cannot be responded to. Today we are going to look at special actions. These are six specific actions that players choose to perform when they have priority. Some of these special actions also have other timing restrictions on them. Taking advantage of any of these does not use the stack. These special actions are: Playing a land. This obviously has

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