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Does Wrath of God really destroy creatures with shroud? [duplicate]

I heard - (from an official MtG judge) - that Wrath of God ("Destroy all creatures") destroys creatures with the Shroud ability, because it doesn't target a single creature, it targets all creatures. ...
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Can you Clone a creature with protection or shroud? [duplicate]

So, Clone doesn't say the word "target" anywhere in its text: You may have Clone enter the battlefield as a copy of any creature on the battlefield. Does this mean that it isn't targeting the ...
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Do cards that say "Each player..." still affect players with Shroud? [duplicate]

I have a True Believer out which gives me shroud. My opponent has an enchantment that says that each player must sacrifice whenever he sacrifices a card. Does the enchantment target me, thus allowing ...
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How do Hexproof and Combat Damage interact? [duplicate]

Here's a quick question: suppose your opponent attacks with an 8/8 with Trample, and you block with a 5/5 with Defender, Indestructible, and Hexproof. You also have Hexproof. Trample is an ability, ...
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Can The Card "Suppression Bonds" enchant a creature with Shroud [duplicate]

So the description of Suppression Bonds states: Enchant non land permanent. Enchanted permanent can't attack or block, and it's activated abilities can't be activated. The card doesn't use the word ...
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Can a creature with Hexproof be affected by a spell like Sleep? [duplicate]

Let's suppose I have Emrakul, the Promised End in play, equipped with Swiftfoot Boots. My opponent plays Sleep. Does Emrakul, the Promised End get tapped or does Hexproof prevent that?
Dorian Sutton's user avatar
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Hexproof vs enchantment affecting all creatures [duplicate]

My opponent controls Plated Crusher, a 7/6 hexproof creature. I control two Dampening Pulses, which give opponents' creatures -1/-0. Would Dampening Pulse affect the hexproof creature? I think it ...
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Can a creature with hexproof be targeted by spells that target all creatures? [duplicate]

examples: Blazing Volley, Fumigate, Last One Standing.
PAXTONIUS's user avatar
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Do cards that say "all creatures" affect creatures with hexproof? [duplicate]

When a creature or player has hexproof and a player casts a card such as Cleansing Nova: Choose one — Destroy all creatures. Destroy all artifacts and enchantments. Do creatures with ...
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Destroying opponent's creatures with hexproof [duplicate]

If my opponent has an abundance of other creatures including Archetype of Endurance out, can I play cards like Wakening Sun's Avatar, Cosmotronic Wave, or the new Rakdos, the Showstopper to get ...
Austin Duesing's user avatar
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Does Diffusion Sliver protect from boardwipe spells and sacrifice spells? [duplicate]

If I have a Diffusion Sliver out, are my Slivers protected from Wrath of God? What about Chainer's Edict?
Chris Zog's user avatar
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Would Restore the Peace affect a hexproof creature? [duplicate]

Would restore the peace affect creatures with hexproof? I have Archetype of Endurance (all creatures you control have hexproof, your opponent cannot have hexproof). I attack and then my opponent plays ...
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Does "Seize the Spotlight" target? [duplicate]

Seize the Spotlight from the new Streets of Capenna EDH deck lets my opponents choose fame or fortune when cast. For each opponent who chose fortune I draw a card and create a treasure token. For each ...
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Does Heroic trigger on a static effect? [duplicate]

War-wing Siren has the Heroic ability: Whenever you cast a spell that targets War-Wing Siren, put a +1/+1 counter on War-Wing Siren. Captain Of the Watch states: "Other Soldier creatures you ...
Kenneth Lacasse's user avatar
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Appetite for the Unnatural and Clone Legion vs. hexproof creatures [duplicate]

Clone Legion For each creature target player controls, create a token that's a copy of that creature. Appetite for the Unnatural Destroy target artifact or enchantment. You gain 2 life. Will ...
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In reference to Ashenmoor Liege [duplicate]

What abilities target Ashenmoor Liege that triggers 'Whenever Ashenmoor Liege becomes the target of a spell or ability an opponent controls, that player loses 4 life.' Would deathtouch qualify?
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An activated ability of a card that affects that card [duplicate]

If you have a Fleecemane Lion that is enchanted by Shielding Plax, and you pay to activate the ability Monstrosity 1, then would the creature fail to become monstorous and would not receive it's +1/+1?...
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When is a creature a Target? [duplicate]

For a Fleecemane Lion when you pay and place a +1/+1 on it making it monstrous. Is the counter targeting Fleecemane Lion. If someone casts an effect or activates an ability to change the target does ...
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Can one block with a protection from color creature?

With the upcoming prerelease I'm currently wondering about the new protection creatures. When playing a creature which gets protection from a certain color, is that creature then able to block an ...
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Deflecting Swat and Lich's Mastery

A EDH deck I am wanting to build revolves around Lich's Mastery. I'm aware of the removal that may occur to it and that I can Stifle the ability of When Lich's Mastery leaves the battlefield you ...
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Is Leyline of Combustion triggered by attacks?

If my opponent attacks me, does that trigger Leyline of Combustion to do damage to them? I'm new and need help with this rule. Thanks
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Is it possible to respond to a "part" of a triggered ability? (with multiple sentences)

Here is the scenario that came up multiple times when playing Brudiclad, Telchor Engineer, which says: At the beginning of combat on your turn, create a 2/1 blue Myr artifact creature token. Then you ...
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3 answers
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How would Glasspool Mimic (or other clones) resolve if cloned target is removed

If I cast Glasspool Mimic targeting a Lord of Atlantis that I control, and in response to the spell going on the stack, my opponent casts Petty Theft targeting the same Lord of Atlantis, how would ...
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1 answer
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How does Emissary of Grudges work exactly?

I have Emissary of Grudges in my deck and I was wondering if I use it correctly. In exemple: I play Emissary of Grudges and I secretly choose player 2. Player 2's turn. He casts Clone and targets me ...
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Color Protection Attacking Creature vs hexproof Blocking Creature [closed]

Let's says I'm blocking with a Hitchclaw Recluse (a green spider with reach that is a 1/4) and I have cast the instant Woodcutter's Grit which targets the Hitchclaw recluse giving it +3/+3 + ...
Zatch Ironhammer's user avatar
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Why Ninjutsu doesn't trigger targeted ability

I added a Stormchaser Drake to my ninjutsu deck hoping to get some free card draw. This did not work. I'm assuming it is either the ninjutsu resolves before the creature gets to do the triggered card ...
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Change from target all to target one

Can you change the target of a spell that would normally target all creatures to instead target one. Eg; say my opponents have been mean and found some way to get an obnoxious amount of obnoxiously ...
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