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Standstill, Phyrexian Tyranny and both players wanting to cast instants immediately after standstill is played. Who gets damage? [duplicate]

A question regarding Standstill; I have Phyrexian Tyranny on the table and we both have 2 life left. I play Standstill and immediately play an instant so that my fellow opponent would have to draw 3 ...
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How will spells resolve MTG [duplicate]

So I have 1/2 creature, opponent uses shock to kill it, then I answer with my giant growth and opponent responds with another shock. Will my creature survive or die? which spells will resolve first. I ...
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What resolves first? Creatures abilities or instants? [duplicate]

Can instants be played after I decide not to block? I've been reading through this forum and google for this answer for a while now, the closest I have come to my answer is the thread linked above. ...
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MTG: Can I use the ability of my Five-Alarm Fire before it getting destroyed? How does priority works here? [duplicate]

Say for instance my opponent uses Demystify against my Five-Alarm Fire ... can I use the counters on it to deal damage before it getting destroyed? Also can I use those counters to deal damage at ...
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Understanding Haste [duplicate]

This question is in response to an answer on another question. Due to my lack of reputation on this SE I couldn't comment on the answer. Based on JonTheMon's answer to Can a continuous effect that ...
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How does murder interact with a creature being sacrificed? [duplicate]

if I cast murder on my opponent's creature that has a tap to sacrifice creature after he uses it's ability, does the activated ability happen? My friends and I had a game where one of them used a tap ...
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Can I play an instant mid attack/block [duplicate]

I attacked with 4/4 creature with first strike and life link. My hubby blocked with his only card, a 2/2 with “when this creature is dealt damage, it deals 5 damage to target creature an opponent ...
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Can I play an instant when my opponent taps their lands to cast an instant?

I have a Creature spell and Duress in my hand, I cast the creature spell. My opponent starts tapping lands to cast a counter spell on the stack. Can I interrupt him and cast Duress to make him discard ...
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Can you cast an instant damage spell between first strike and normal damage?

We had a situation occur in a game where my opponent had a creature with first strike, and I had one that didn't. They attacked and I blocked, first strike creature did it's damage which didn't kill ...
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Which is faster: Enter the Battlefield Effects or Activated Abilities?

What happens if I play a creature that destroys all other creatures when it enters the battlefield and in response, an opponent activates a creature ability that sacrifices his creatures to destroy ...
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Can I tap all my opponent's lands while they're casting a spell to negate it?

If my opponent attempts to play Molten Disaster (along with the kicker cost which gives it split second), can I play Mind Games to tap my opponent's lands to negate Molten Disaster?
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Can I mill my opponent into defeat with Mindcrank and Duskmantle Guildmage?

Okay the scenario I'm thinking of is as follows: I control a Mindcrank, Duskmantle Guildmage and 3 untapped lands (2 swamps, 1 Island to be perdantic). In my opponents turn he casts a burn spell to ...
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Why can an ability resolve even if I exiled the creature it came from? [duplicate]

I just started learning magic a week ago and I've been playing duels of the planeswalkers 2014 to kind of get a hang of things. I'm confused with something that has happened twice now. I'm playing ...
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Interactions between Oblivion Sower and counter spells that make you pay mana to prevent them?

Lets say I am casting Oblivion Sower. The on-cast effect would activate, exiling the top 4 cards of my opponents deck. The person decides to cast Mana Leak to counter my creature. Assuming I don't ...
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“Wrath of God” -VS- “Chord of Calling” + “Selfless Spirit” sacrificed in response

My opponent plays Wrath of God. In response I use Chord of Calling to get Selfless Spirit, so I can sacrifice Selfless Spirit and all of my creatures become indestructible, preventing the effect of ...

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