|Introduced||Saviors of Kamigawa|
|Last Used||Saviors of Kamigawa|
|Typical Text||Channel — [cost], Discard this card: ...|
25% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 25%
Channel was featured only on spirit creatures. Flavorwise, Channel represents spirits gathering all of their energy and using it for a one-time special effect. It has an interaction with Epic and Soulshift; Channel abilities are often similar to real spells, but you may play them after playing an Epic spell. Soulshift allows you to reuse Channeled cards.
Rulings[edit | edit source]
- Channel cards have an activated ability that lets you discard them to get a temporary effect that's similar to the creature's normal ability.
- The ability after "channel" is an activated ability that you can play any time the channel card is in your hand and you have priority.
Examples[edit | edit source]
Arashi, the Sky Asunder
Legendary Creature — Spirit
, : Arashi, the Sky Asunder deals X damage to target creature with flying.
Channel — , Discard Arashi: Arashi deals X damage to each creature with flying.