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17h
comment Does exiling a morph card face down for the turn bring it back face up?
Correct. It wasn't on the battlefield, then it was, so it entered the battlefield. It was never face-down (it was created face-up), so it wasn't turned face-up.
17h
comment Dictate of Erebos and Bestowed creatures
Minor improvement: Triggers from Dictate of Erebos resolve one at a time => Abilities on the stack (including the triggered ability from Dictate of Erebos) resolve one at a time
Oct
26
comment Which cards feature direct manipulation of counter types on permanents?
@jwodder, Added to the list.
Oct
26
comment Checking a +1/+1 counter requirement
@Tynam, won't? It was. Closing as unclear is a completely stupid alternative over actually answering the question. Nothing stopping the OP was clarifying if need be. Really guys, think for a second about what's best for everyone.
Oct
26
comment Checking a +1/+1 counter requirement
@Tynam, I know. I explained that. You also seem to have stopped reading my comment halfway through.
Oct
24
comment If Anger of the Gods kills a creature, does it still trigger death effects?
hum, this answer does not even remotely relate to the question. (And you can only play an instant when you have priority, not at any time. For example, you used to be able to play instants between combat damage being "sent" and combat damage being "received", but that's no longer possible.)
Oct
24
comment Checking a +1/+1 counter requirement
@doppelgreener, You seem to have stopped reading my comment halfway through.
Oct
24
comment Checking a +1/+1 counter requirement
@dopplegreener, First of all, he's clearly talking about Abzan Battle Priest since he copied the text verbatim, and there's nothing else remotely similar. So both the card and the question mentioned counters. Contrary to what you say, this is definitely a question about counters, whatever he meant by "becomes say a +2/+2". I have no problem editing an unanswereable question into a question whose answers answer his question whatever his question might be. He can always clarify or ask a followup question later. The sites of this network work better that way.
Oct
23
comment Do -1/-1 counters count as damage?
@Brian S, "In the form of" simply means "causes". Edited to used more formal language.
Oct
20
comment Why can an ability resolve even if I exiled the creature it came from?
That has already been pointed out. Anyway, the point of my post was to introduce the reader to the concept of invalid targets on resolution and LKI.
Oct
19
comment What happens when a double-sided card is returned to the battlefield or a copy of it appears?
@Rainbolt, (The link you posted starts the video at 3:33, so I had watched it from there.) Sadly, it's mistaken when it says things that aren't creatures can't "die", as I already explained. Even before the rule wording change, When Ashen-Skin Zubera dies triggers when the object is moved from the 'field to the graveyard regardless of the object's type.
Oct
19
comment Why can an ability resolve even if I exiled the creature it came from?
Isn't there just one or two cards that directly counter abilities? Granted, giving the target Hexproof or Protection from Red would counter the ability. (In both case, Last Known Information will supply the Goblin's color and its controller.)
Oct
17
comment Whenever someone casts an enchant on one of my creatures, do I control that enchantment?
(Sorry, I didn't know that closing a question as a duplicate didn't remove it from search results.)
Oct
17
comment Unusual Chinese Checkers Jump?
@doppelgreener, Could be a cursor?
Oct
17
comment Mimic Vat and Exiling
I've proven it's wrong to interpret it literally, so it can't possibly be a prime example of the literal interpretation being the correct one
Oct
17
comment Mimic Vat and Exiling
@DavidZ, You actually said it was a prime example, but I showed otherwise. Yes, there are things templated that way. e.g. Diabolic Servitude.
Oct
17
comment Mimic Vat and Exiling
@DavidZ, That's not really true. Take for example "Create an enchantment token (with some characteristics) and a creature token (with some characteristics). Exile the creature token at the beginning of the next end step." From what you say, it sounds like it will only exile a creature token, except it will still exile it even if it's no longer a creature.
Oct
15
comment What happens when a double-sided card is returned to the battlefield or a copy of it appears?
@murgatroid99, oh yeah. The point remains, though. Every time it changes zones, it's a new object with no memory of the object the card represented before (with simple exceptions). It stopped being transformed when it was exiled, long before it re-entered (at which point it would stop being transformed again if it was possible to be transformed in exile).
Oct
15
comment What happens when a double-sided card is returned to the battlefield or a copy of it appears?
@Rainbolt, Take "When Ashen-Skin Zubera dies", for example. (By the way, that's a death trigger that doesn't follow pattern you say death triggers always follow.) It has always triggered regardless of the permanent's type. Ashen Rider is a new card with similar language.
Oct
15
comment What happens when a double-sided card is returned to the battlefield or a copy of it appears?
@Rainbolt, Nothing has changed, and Planeswalkers can die. 700.4 simply claimed that the cards and rule won't call it that, not that it doesn't happen. Planeswalker can quite obviously go to the graveyard from the battlefield, so Planeswalkers can quite obviously die. The rule was recently reworded (without changing what it says) because it was frequently misinterpreted to mean that only creatures could die, but that has never been the case. (If I exclusively use the term "pail" to refer to metal buckets, it doesn't mean that other buckets aren't pails.)