When I use Scion of the Ur-Dragon's ability and put a dragon card from my library into the grave yard, does that trigger Grave Pact?


No, Scion puts a dragon card directly from the library into the graveyard. Grave Pact triggers on things moving from the battlefield to a graveyard.

Note the Oracle text on the card has been updated to say 'Whenever a creature you control dies' instead of 'Whenever a creature you control in put into a graveyard from the battlefield', though they mean the same thing:

700.4. The term dies means “is put into a graveyard from the battlefield.”

  • It might help to point out that all actual printings of Grave Pact use the "whenever a creature you control is put into a graveyard from the battlefield" wording, and that that's equivalent to the eratta'd wording. – murgatroid99 May 14 '15 at 19:42
  • Also worth noting that even without "dies" / "from the battlefield", a creature card in your library is not "a creature you control." – GendoIkari May 14 '15 at 23:09
  • @Gendolkari I considered adding that too but didn't feel it was necessary – diego May 14 '15 at 23:39

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