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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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What happens if Humble Defector is sacrificed before its ability resolves? [duplicate]

Humble Defector reads {T}: Draw two cards. Target opponent gains control of Humble Defector. Activate this ability only during your turn. Anthony controls Humble Defector and Butcher of the Horde. ...
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Will an ability on the stack resolve if its source is removed? [duplicate]

Player A casts and resolves Nekrataal. Nekrataal's enters-the-battlefield ability triggers and A and targets Player B's Suntail Hawk. In response, Player B casts Swords to Plowshares, targeting ...
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Can an opponent bolt a mana-generating creature to stop me from generating mana? [duplicate]

What happens if I tap a Llanowar Elves for its ability and the creature is destroyed in response with an Ultimate Price? And why? (a brief explanation will suffice) This may sound as a silly question ...
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Can I destroy a Whirler Virtuoso in time to stop it making a thopter? [duplicate]

My opponent plays a Whirler Virtuoso. Can I Lightning Strike it before its ETB effect to stop my opponent from making a thopter?
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Destroying Odric, Master Tactician in response to declared attackers [duplicate]

Alright, so we were playing a game and confusion was brought up. Player 1 Attacks with 5 creatures as well as Odric, Master Tactician. When doing so, Odric's ability kicks in saying P1 could choose ...
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Magic: The Gathering - Does Captivating Crew's ability resolve if I bounce it in response? [duplicate]

My opponent has Captivating Crew in play. They activate the ability to take control of one of my creatures. In response I play Perilous Voyage and bounce the Captivating Crew back to their hand. Do ...
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MTG question about stack/effect resolving [duplicate]

Lets say my opponent have Zada, Hedron Grinder in play. Then proceeds to use instant spell that target Zada to trigger its effect. Then i play Stasis Snare in response to his instant spell. Does Zada, ...
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Gorgon Recluse and Cunning Evasion [duplicate]

If Gorgon Recluse is blocked and returned to my hand via Cunning Evasion, does it still destroy the blocking creature at end of combat?
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How does Bazaar of Baghdad interact with Wasteland / Strip Mine? [duplicate]

Player A has in play a Bazaar of Baghdad that has the following activated ability: {T}: Draw two cards, then discard three cards. Player B has in play a Strip Mine that has the following ...
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MTG playing Kykar, Wind's Fury [duplicate]

I cast an enchantment, which triggers Kykar, my opponent responds by destroying Kykar. Does Kykar still produce the token?
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Magic the gathering: about the stack question. tap to sacrifice this creature. i play murder does it still go off [duplicate]

if i murder his tap to sacrifice creature after he uses it does the effect happen? My friends and i had a game where one of them use a tap ability to sacrificed this creature deal 2 damage and i ...
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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 double-faced cards still transform if they have lost all abilities?

Let's say I have a Lone Rider and I've gained enough life to trigger it. Opponent is holding a Merfolk Trickster and wants to stop Lone Rider from transforming. Can opponent use Merfolk Trickster on ...
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If I block my opponent's Ornery Goblin with my Ornery Goblin, whose Goblin dies?

Recently this situation happened to me on Magic: Arena. My opponent attacked with Ornery Goblin, and I blocked with my own Ornery Goblin. Surprisingly, my Goblin died while his did not. I don't ...

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