Hand size

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A player's hand consists of cards that have been drawn. Hand size (starting and maximum) is usually seven cards.

Hand modifiers can modify the starting and maximum size of the hand.

There are cards that can change maximum hand size.

Rules[edit | edit source]

From the glossary of the Comprehensive Rules (October 4, 2019—Throne of Eldraine)

Starting Hand Size
The number of cards a player draws as a game begins. In most games, each player’s starting hand size is seven. See rule 103.4.

From the glossary of the Comprehensive Rules (October 4, 2019—Throne of Eldraine)

Maximum Hand Size
The number of cards in hand a player must discard down to during their cleanup step. See rule 402.2 and 514.1.

From the Comprehensive Rules (October 4, 2019—Throne of Eldraine)

  • 402.2. Each player has a maximum hand size, which is normally seven cards. A player may have any number of cards in their hand, but as part of their cleanup step, the player must discard excess cards down to the maximum hand size.

Cards that modify maximum hand size[edit | edit source]

Unlimited[edit | edit source]

Fixed[edit | edit source]

Increasing[edit | edit source]

Reducing[edit | edit source]