Can you redirect player damage to a planeswalker?
The Planeswalker redirection rule was implemented in Lorwyn with the introduction of the first Planeswalker cards. The rule states that you cannot directly target a Planeswalker with damage dealing spells—instead, you must target a player and then redirect the damage from that player to a Planeswalker they control.
Can you have two different Jace’s out?
You cannot have multiple copies of the same planeswalker, even if they are different cards. So, you can’t have two cards that have the type “Jace” for instance, but you can have as many different planeswalkers in play as you can cast.
Does Deathtouch apply to planeswalkers?
Accepted answer #1. Simply, it doesn’t. A creature with deathtouch will destroy any CREATURE it deals damage to. Planeswalkers are not creatures, so they take damage like they normally do, i.e. a Deadly Recluse will still only remove 1 counter from a planeswalker if it damages it.
Are planeswalkers permanents?
A Planeswalker is a permanent, so when a Planeswalker spell you control resolves, it enters the battlefield under your control. (Note that Planeswalkers are not creatures.)
Can you fireball a planeswalker?
You can’t target the planeswalker itself, since Fireball targets a creature or player and a planeswalker is neither.
Can Inferno Titan hit planeswalkers?
If you have an Inferno Titan trigger could you deal one damage to an opponent and also one damage to a planeswalker they control? No. When choosing to redirect noncombat damage to a planeswalker someone controls, it’s all or nothing. You can’t split it.
Does Lifelink work on Planeswalkers?
You will gain life by attacking a planeswalker with a creature that has lifelink. More generally, any damage source with lifelink will cause you to gain life if it deals damage to anything.
Can I lightning bolt a planeswalker?
You CAN target planeswalkers with lightning bolt. The Oracle text for lightning bolt, which can be found on Gatherer, states “any target”, which includes creatures, players and planeswalkers.
How do Planeswalkers work in EDH?
Planeswalkers enter the battlefield with a set number of loyalty counters, printed in the lower right of the card. A planeswalker can be attacked, like a player, or be dealt damage by an opponent redirecting the damage one of his or her spells would deal to the player controlling the planeswalker.
What do the numbers next to a Planeswalkers abilities mean?
Most Planeswalkers have three abilities, as demonstrated by Liliana of the Veil on your right. Each one of these abilities has a positive or negative number next to it On the bottom right, where you would normally find the Power / Toughness statistic, you have one number. That is the number of loyalty counters it comes into play with.
What exactly is a planeswalker?
Another way to think of a Planeswalker is as another player that is under its owner’s control. However, a Planeswalker’s options are limited to the abilities on the card. The Planeswalker also has a “life total”, like any other player would (In the form of loyalty counters).
How do you deal damage to Planeswalkers?
A planeswalker can be attacked, like a player, or be dealt damage by an opponent redirecting the damage one of his or her spells would deal to the player controlling the planeswalker. Damage dealt to a planeswalker removes that many loyalty counters and a planeswalker with no loyalty counters is put into the graveyard.