Static (1st ability)|
Static (2nd ability)
|Introduced||Return to Ravnica|
|Last Used||Dragon's Maze|
|Reminder Text||Unleash (You may have this creature enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it. It can't block as long as it has a +1/+1 counter on it.)|
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Unleash is a keyword ability that was introduced in Return to Ravnica as the mechanic for the Rakdos guild. The reminder text for Unleash reads "You may have this creature enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it. It can't block as long as it has a +1/+1 counter on it.".
Rules[edit | edit source]
Example[edit | edit source]
Rulings[edit | edit source]
- You make the choice to have the creature with unleash enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter or not as it’s entering the battlefield. At that point, it’s too late for a player to respond to the creature spell by trying to counter it, for example.
- The unleash ability applies no matter where the creature is entering the battlefield from.
- A creature with unleash can’t block if it has any +1/+1 counter on it, not just one put on it by the unleash ability.
- Putting a +1/+1 counter on a creature with unleash that’s already blocking won’t remove it from combat. It will continue to block.
Silver-border[edit | edit source]
One variant of Garbage Elemental has unleash.