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As it turns out (and possibly counterintuitively), trample does go through protection. The point is that the attacker must assign lethal damage to the defending creature, and then they are free to assign the rest to the player. In this case the attacking Rimrock Knight must do 1 damage to your token (for each of its combat steps - since the token isn't ...


The trample damage should get through in this situation. Protection prevents damage, but it does not have any effect on how damage is assigned in combat. The attacking player must still assign 1 damage to the token before assigning any damage to you. The token will not take the damage and will not die, but the rest of the damage assigned to you is not ...


This has happened to me on many occasions, and although people have come up with perfectly legal ways for this to occur, it is actually a bug with planeswalkers exiled with prison realm/banishing light. Please see this link (and countless others) where it is confirmed by WOTC that this is a bug on arena which should be fixed with the Strixhaven update.


Your thinking is correct, when Teferi, Hero of Dominaria returns from exile as a result of Banishing Light being destroyed, it is a brand new object that should be exactly as if it was being played for the first time. 400.7. An object that moves from one zone to another becomes a new object with no memory of, or relation to, its previous existence. There ...

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