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Questions tagged [mtg-arena]

for questions about the Magic: the Gathering Arena video game platform.

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Captive Audience vs. Teferi's Time Twist

In a MTG Arena match, my opponent played Captive Audience on me, which I exiled/blinked using Teferi's Time Twist. I expected CA to return under the opponent's control, but it entered on my side. ...
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How to get the best value out of gold and gems in MTG Arena?

I'm grinding MTG Arena pretty hard and managed to get my hands on 2-3 top tier decks by now (while still holding some wildcards). Up to now i just played Ranked Games to get the daily challenges done....
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Controller change mechanics

How do abilities work when card controller changes? Playing MTGA I saw these: Taking control of Rekindling Phoenix and having it die creates the egg for the new controller, which makes sense to me. ...
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Unbreakable Formation vs. Cry of the Carnarium

My opponent played Cry of the Carnarium in MTG Arena. I immediately played Unbreakable Formation after. The intended result was for my creatures to not die or get exiled, but they did. Shouldn't ...
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Under which controller does a stolen permanent come into play after being exiled?

Here's what I did on MTG Arena: Opponent exiles my The Immortal Sun with Hostage Taker, then plays it. On my turn, I cast Ixalan's Binding targeting Immortal Sun, and then Demystify my own Ixalan'...
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MTG Arena - casting during opponent's upkeep

In MTG Arena, I keep trying to set a stop after my turn so that I can cast during my opponent's upkeep, but it always appears to skip right into their main phase. It's been a while since I played ...