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|Introduced||Dragons of Tarkir|
|Last Used||Modern Horizons|
|Reminder Text||Exploit (When this creature enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice a creature.)|
Description[edit | edit source]
When a creature with exploit enters the battlefield, the player may sacrifice a creature. Each creature with exploit has another ability that gives the player a benefit when it "exploits a creature" This means when the player sacrificed a creature because of its exploit ability.
Rules[edit | edit source]
- A keyword ability that lets you sacrifice a creature for a benefit. See rule 702.109, “Exploit.”
- 702.109. Exploit
- 702.109a Exploit is a triggered ability. “Exploit” means “When this creature enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice a creature.”
- 702.109b A creature with exploit “exploits a creature” when the controller of the exploit ability sacrifices a creature as that ability resolves.
Rulings[edit | edit source]
- You choose whether to sacrifice a creature and which creature to sacrifice as the exploit ability resolves.
- You can sacrifice the creature with exploit if it’s still on the battlefield. This will cause its other ability to trigger.
- You can’t sacrifice more than one creature to any one exploit ability.
- The extra ability doesn't trigger if the player sacrificed a creature for any other reason, including the exploit ability of a different creature.
- A player can sacrifice any creature he or she controls when the exploit ability resolves, including the creature with exploit itself.
- You don't have to sacrifice a creature if you don't want to.
Examples[edit | edit source]
Creature — Zombie Djinn
Exploit (When this creature enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice a creature.)
When Silumgar Butcher exploits a creature, target creature gets -3/-3 until end of turn.
References[edit | edit source]
- Mark Rosewater (February 29, 2016). "Storm Scale: Khans of Tarkir Block". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Mark Rosewater (April 20, 2015). "Parallel Design". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Matt Tabak (March 2, 2015). "Mechanics of Dragons of Tarkir". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Wizards of the Coast (March 18, 2015). "Dragons of Tarkir Release Notes". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Matt Tabak (May 31, 2019). "Modern Horizons Mechanics". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.