On the Stack Magic Newsletter – September 8, 2017
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!
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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 …
Magic Ruling: Doomsday, Doubtful!
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.
- If your opponent cannot search their library, do they still need to exile any cards
Magic Ruling: The Last Hope of Ghirapur
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 …
Ixalan Prerelease, September 23-24: Pre-registration is Open!
As a participant, you’ll be among the first to brave the untamed jungles of Ixalan and embark on a journey to …
Magic Ruling for July 28, 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 …
Magic Ruling for 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 …
Summer Camp Meets Gaming this July
This July, my fellow Barristers and I will host four one-week-long camps. We’re excited to bring our in-depth …
Magic Ruling for June 16, 2017
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 …