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On 27 Aug 2004 06:07:31 -0700, Ritalin-Kid <Jester_Dee@yahoo.com> wrote:
>But before spending any $ on specific cards, could someone here tell
>me if it would work, please? Thnx in advance.
Rules questions generally go on .rules ...
>4 Rite of passage
>4 Urza's armor
>1) While the armor is out, will it prevent each and every pestilence
To you, yes. Pestilence deals 1 (mass) damage at a time, and Urza's Armor
will prevent the 1 damage to you that's part of that.
>2) If I have a 2/2 creature in play and pestilence of 3, they won't
>die, right, since the counters come into effect each time a pestilence
>damage is dealt?
Depends. If you -wait for the +1/+1 counter to appear- before using the
Pestilence again, the 2/2 will be fine. If you stack the Pestilence uses
among the Rite triggered abilities so that the creature gets 2 damage before
it has any +1/+1 counters, or gets three damage before it has more than one
counter, the creature will die.
>Maybe some Joiner Adepts? (and if so, if I tap 1 or more forests for
>the added black mana/pestilence, will the mana-burn be prevented by
>the Urza's Armor?)
Manaburn is loss of life. It is not damage in any way, and can't be "prevented"
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