On the Stack Magic Newsletter – September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017

Ixalan promos have been announced!

This week’s On the Stack newsletter covers:

  • Promo cards: Ixalan Open House, Buy-a-Box and Ixalan League!
  • A ruling featuring The Locust God;
  • Our weekly event options;
  • And more!

On the Stack is your weekly source …

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Magic Ruling: What’s in a Locust Name?

Your control The Locust God. Since it entered the battlefield, you have drawn four cards, thus creating four 1/1 blue and red Insect creature tokens.

Your opponent casts Declaration in Stone, targeting one of your Insect tokens.

Does Declaration in …

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Magic Ruling: Doomsday, Doubtful!

August 31, 2017

Your opponent casts Doomsday. In response, you cast Shadow of Doubt.

Your opponent has two cards in their hand, and three cards in their graveyard.

  1. If your opponent cannot search their library, do they still need to exile any cards
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Pre-Order Ixalan Today!

August 26, 2017

Pre-order a box of Ixalan and get 6 packs of Hour of Devastation free – plus, a prerelease ticket for only $10!

You can pre-order in the store or through our online store (online pre-orders now closed).
Prerelease weekend is

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Magic Ruling: The Last Hope of Ghirapur

August 24, 2017

You control Hope of Ghirapur and Zulaport Cutthroat.

Your opponent controls two Consulate Skygates, and has 1 life remaining.

Without attacking, can you use Hope of Ghirapur’s ability, sacrificing itself to trigger the Cutthroat’s ability, all to reduce your opponent …

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Ixalan Prerelease, September 23-24: Pre-registration is Open!

Play the new Ixalan set before it’s officially released – join us for this Magic: the Gathering prerelease weekend!

As a participant, you’ll be among the first to brave the untamed jungles of Ixalan and embark on a journey to …

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Magic Ruling for July 28, 2017

July 27, 2017

I’ve been seeing a lot of questions about how Mirage Mirror interacts with different cards and abilities, so let’s tackle one of those now.

You control Mirage Mirror and Gideon of the Trials. You activate Gideon’s second ability, making him

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Magic Ruling for June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017

This week, we’re taking a look at a fairly straightforward stack interaction:

You control an Eldrazi Scion token. You then cast Defiant Greatmaw from your hand.

Is it legal to put the Greatmaw’s -1/-1 counters on the Scion, but also

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Summer Camp Meets Gaming this July

June 21, 2017

I’m excited to announce our new series of Barrister Summer Camps, taking place at our newest location, Board Game Barrister – Mayfair!

This July, my fellow Barristers and I will host four one-week-long camps. We’re excited to bring our in-depth …

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Magic Ruling for June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

You have three untapped Hallowed Fountains and a Stasis Snare in your hand.

Your opponent casts Chord of Calling, paying a total of 6 mana to search their library for a creature card with converted mana cost 3 or less …

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