Time counter

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Time counter
Time.png
Counter
Use Upkeep tracking
Placed On Objects
Introduced Fallen Empires
Last Used Amonkhet
Scryfall Search
oracle:"Time counter"

Time counters are counters that are usually removed during the upkeep step. If the last time counter on a card is removed, an effect will occur.

Mechanics[edit | edit source]

Two mechanics use time counter both were introduced during the Time Spiral block.

Before Time Spiral[edit | edit source]

Before Time Spiral, only three cards used time counters.

Time counter interaction[edit | edit source]

There are a few cards which can interact with time counters.

  • Jhoira's Timebug puts a time counter on or removes a time counter from a permanent you control or a suspended card you own.
  • Fury Charm removes two time counters from a permanent or suspended card.
  • Timebender puts two time counters on or removes two time counters from a permanent with a time counter on it or a suspended card.
  • Timecrafting puts X time counters on or removes X time counters from a permanent with a time counter on it or a suspended card.
  • Dust of Moments puts two time counters on or removes two time counters from each permanent with a time counter on it and each suspended card.
  • Rift Elemental removes two time counters from a permanent you control or a suspended card you own.
  • Shivan Sand-Mage puts two time counters on or removes two time counters from a permanent with a time counter on it or a suspended card.

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Magic Arcana (August 30, 2007). "Time Counter Counters". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.