Host

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Host
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Supertype
Statistics 20 cards
{W} 20% {U} 15% {B} 15% {R} 15% {G} 15% {artifact symbol} 20%
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type:"Host"

Host is a supertype with no inherent functionality. Instead, it serves as an identifying characteristic, and is closely tied to cards with augment.[1][2][3]

Description[edit]

Host appears on creatures in Unstable and Unsanctioned.[3] All host creatures have an ETB ability which becomes a repeatable triggered ability when the host is combined with an augment. The exact condition for the triggered ability depends on the augment.

Host creatures always have a card name in two parts divided by a fissure, a metal bar running vertically through their art and a text box split in two unequal parts.[1]

Unlike other supertypes, like basic or world, but similar to snow, host does nothing other than to identify host creatures. Instead, various effects reference host creatures, mainly the augment ability.[4]

References[edit]

  1. a b Mark Rosewater (November 20, 2017). "The Un-Ending Saga, Part 3". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater (November 22, 2017). "Unstable FAQAWASLFAQPAFTIDAWABIAJTBT". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  3. a b Mark Rosewater (February 25, 2020). "Unsanctioned FAQ". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Matt Tabak (November 13, 2017). "Unstable Mechanics". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.

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