Replacement effects act like bouncers, watching the game as it happens and intervening immediately before something they could replace happens.

616.1b If any of the replacement and/or prevention effects would modify under whose control an object would enter the battlefield, one of them must be chosen. What exactly is a "self-replacement effect". A Commander deck must contain exactly 100 cards, including the commander. Example: Sutured Ghoul says, in part, “As Sutured Ghoul enters the battlefield, exile any number of creature cards from your graveyard.” If Sutured Ghoul and Runeclaw Bear enter the battlefield from your graveyard at the same time, you can’t choose to exile either of them when applying Sutured Ghoul’s replacement effect. At this point, Golgari Grave-Troll is still in Amy’s graveyard, so it will count itself, along with the Narcomoebas that were put there as part of casting Dread Return, for a total of 4 +1/+1 counters. Please enable JavaScript to get the best experience from this site. 5/3/2019 That means abilities that trigger on damage being dealt wont trigger. Example: Voice of All says “As Voice of All enters the battlefield, choose a color” and “Voice of All has protection from the chosen color.” An effect creates a token that’s a copy of Voice of All.

Into what zone is Grizzly Bears placed?

If another replacement effect instructs you to exile an instant or sorcery spell, such as that of Dreadhorde Arcanist or the flashback keyword, you may choose to apply Feather’s replacement effect first.

A replacement effect is a type of continuous effect that watches for one event to happen, and replaces it entirely with another event. This means that it applies as Loxodon Smiter is discarded, replacing that event with putting it onto the battlefield. This site works best with JavaScript enabled.

If you’re playing a companion, it must adhere to color identity and singleton rules. Being a commander is not a characteristic [MTG CR109.3], it is a property of the card and tied directly to the physical card. Conversely, if Nicole applies the Dictate’s double damage effect first, then Amy redirects the damage, the Dictate will not try to double this damage again because replacement effects cannot apply to the same event more than once. If you do, Feather’s delayed triggered ability will return that card to your hand. A: Similar to the last question, Golgari Grave-Troll’s counter-putting ability is a replacement effect that modifies how it enters the battlefield. The game checks after each replacement effect applies to determine the set of choices for the next iteration until there are no more replacement effects to apply. Q: Amy’s graveyard contains only Dread Return and Golgari Grave-Troll. Note: Using a regeneration shield is not optional, but Nicole can choose which regeneration shield to apply first if there are multiple ones (perhaps she plays a Mending Touch in response to the Anger). Replacement effects don’t require priority or use the stack when they apply. Thunder-Thrash Elder will enter the battlefield with zero, three, or five +1/+1 counters, depending on this choice. What are the possible outcomes for how much damage will be dealt to Nicole and/or Jace? If she applies Clone first, that ability will set Clone’s copiable values to those of Fusion Elemental. Hostility: Prevent damage to opponent, get 3/1 token for each 1 damage. If I would draw a card with Possessed Portal on the battlefield, instead I do not draw a card. Outside the instruction, the self-replacement just doesn't make sense. If Amy makes Nicole take the hit, Furnace of Rath will apply and double this to 4 damage. Then the event would become [4 damage to Nicole]. Q: Amy casts Primal Clay, and Nicole responds with Gather Specimens. Conversely, if she redirects to Jace, the event becomes [2 damage to Jace], and Furnace of Rath’s effect will no longer be applicable because it only doubles damage being dealt to a creature or player. The Hand, Wrist and Forearm MTG contains treatment recommendations for carpal tunnel syndrome, and will replace the current Carpal Tunnel Syndrome MTG effective January 1, 2021. Q: Amy controls a Furnace of Rath and casts Shock targeting Amy, who controls a Jace, the Mind Sculptor.

Can she have the Clone enter the battlefield as a copy of Nicole’s Fusion Elemental? Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast and ©Wizards of the Coast LLC; other content ©Commander RC, RC Statement on secret lair: the walking dead, Gavin’s Format of the Month – August 2020: Sideboards, Players choose a legendary creature as the. This will prohibit you from attempting to pay the cost of “making an opponent gain 3,” so you wouldn’t be able to cast it that way. Nicole blocks with a Samite Healer and activates Samite Healer’s ability to prevent the next 1 damage that would be dealt to it. If I would draw a card with Life from the Loam in my graveyard, I may dredge it instead. Ads by Fandom. What happens? 616.1c If any of the replacement and/or prevention effects would cause an object to become a copy of another object as it enters the battlefield, one of them must be chosen. The wording of these effects use "instead", "As <something happens>, ...", or "<Some permanent> comes into play..." to indicate they are replacement effects.

Meanwhile, a replacement effect can be worded in a number of ways. Q: If there’s a Sulfuric Vortex in play, can you cast an Invigorate for its alternate cost? Q: Nicole controls a Rest in Peace when she uses a Lapse of Certainty to counter Amy’s Grizzly Bears.