Magic Ruling: Turning your Back on Devotion
You control Liliana, Heretical Healer. You then transform her into Liliana, Defiant Necromancer.
If you use the second ability of Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx—selecting the color black—will Liliana contribute to your devotion?
The answer? No, she will not.
Summer Camps for Gamers Announced for 2018
This June and July, my fellow Barristers and I will host a variety of one-week-long camps for gamers who want to become, well, bigger gamers! We’re excited to bring our …
Magic Ruling: Blood Sun on the Quarry
Let’s look at a really straightforward, but very important ruling this week.
You cast Blood Sun. It resolves.
You play your land for turn: Stone Quarry.
Does Stone Quarry enter the battlefield tapped?
The answer? No!
You have successfully …
Standard Showdown: Overlooked and Underrated
One of the most overlooked events in our weekly Magic lineup, Standard Showdown is a weekly opportunity to hone your Standard deck between FNMs—and most players leave with great prize support week in and week out.
So why aren’t players …
My MtG New Years Resolutions For 2018
2017 has been a really great year for me when it comes to Magic. Working at Board Game Barrister has given me the chance to meet a ton of fellow players; some of which have become good friends, and even …
Magic Ruling: Shocking the Crew
It’s been a while since we last discussed the Crew keyword ability, so it’s time for a quick refresher.
At the start of your turn, you control Fell Flagship. You have Daring Saboteur in hand.
Your opponent is at 3 …
Magic Ruling: Death’s Shadow Lingers
Your opponent has a life total of 11 and controls Death’s Shadow, which is currently a 2/2 Avatar creature.
You cast Volcanic Fallout.
Does the Death’s Shadow die?
Unfortunately for you, No.
The reason for this is State-Based Actions …
On the Stack Magic Newsletter – December 1, 2017
- Legacy Format FNM – now at Bayshore;
- Draft times for Unstable, releasing next week;
- A ruling on multiple creatures with Lifelink;
- Ixalan Store Championships on December 30;
- And more!
On the …