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Does mana added to your pool from Burning-Tree Emissary get destroyed when the card that added it is destroyed?

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The mana created by Burning-Tree Emissary is no different than then mana created by Forest and Mountain cards. Keep in mind the ability of a Forest reads "{T}: Add {G} to your mana pool."

As usual, it remains there until used or until the current step or phase ends.

500.4. When a step or phase ends, any unused mana left in a player’s mana pool empties. This turn-based action doesn’t use the stack.

  • Thanks! I was thinking it was too easy to gain two free mana for the whole game – starscream_disco_party Feb 26 '13 at 3:59
  • Added a little to my answer. – ikegami Feb 26 '13 at 4:04
  • @ikegami, But since there's no mana burn now, doesn't this mean that the penalty it used to have is no longer there? – Pacerier Jul 4 '15 at 17:21
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    @Parcerier, Correct. By following the link in the answer, you can see it has not receive any errata. The whole point of removing mana burn was to simplify the game by removing a rule that had little effect on the game. (I'll dig up the announcement if you ask me to.) Recreating the rule through an errata would have been counter-productive. – ikegami Jul 4 '15 at 19:21

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