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If one player controls a Vedalken Orrery that player gets to cast the Griffin first, if both control an Orrery the player whose turn it is gets to cast it first. The Griffin gives you permission to cast it from a different location than normal (exile vs. hand), but doesn't change when you can cast it. Daxos also doesn't change when you can cast the exiled ...


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Can't beats can. So when something tells you to draw a card (say the beginning of your draw step), and Maralen telling you that you can't draw cards you do not get to draw a card. Since you are not drawing a card the Crypt's replacement effect doesn't have a chance to apply. 101.2. When a rule or effect allows or directs something to happen, and another ...


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The ruling on Maralen seems to support your conclusion that nothing happens: 4/1/2008: While Maralen is on the battlefield, replacement effects that instruct a player to do something instead of drawing a card won't work.


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You will get the card back after it goes to exile because it doesn't say to return the card from the graveyard, rather just return 'that card'. From the Gatherer rulings on Rescue from the Underworld: However, if the sacrificed creature is put into another public zone instead of the graveyard, perhaps because it’s your commander or because of another ...


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All enters-the-battlefield abilities on permanents that entered the battlefield before Hushwing Griff entered will trigger. Hushwing Griff will only stop the abilities of permanents that are put into play after it. Eureka describes a sequence of events: each player, in turn order, puts permanents into play. Any triggered abilities on those permanents will ...


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Victor can cast it first, unless Daniel has an Orrery. What happens is that Daxos' ability resolves, but we're still in combat damage step. At that time, both players get priority (Daniel first), and since Daniel can't cast the Griffin (not a main phase with empty stack), Victor can when he gets priority. If Daniel has an Orrery, he gets priority first ...



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