Grixis Charm Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas Deep Analysis

Icy Manipulator Icy Manipulator English

Artifact, 4 (4)

{1}, {T}: Tap target artifact, creature, or land.

In fire there is the spark of chaos and destruction, the seed of life. In ice there is perfect tranquility, perfect order, and the silence of death.

Illus. Matt Cavotta

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: Tapping a card with an effect like this will never pay the cost of an ability. For example, tapping a land with this card will not put mana into a player's pool.
  • 10/4/2004: Icy Manipulator can't be used to stop someone from using an ability of the permanent you plan to tap. It can be used to make a player use the ability now or to not use it.
  • 10/4/2004: The ability can target a tapped card, but tapping a tapped card does nothing useful. And it will not trigger "if the card becomes tapped" effects.
  • 10/4/2004: If you want to stop someone from attacking with a creature by using this card, you must do so before attackers are declared. You can't wait until after attackers are declared and then try to use it to make a creature stop attacking. Note that your opponent can't start declaring attackers without letting you use the Icy Manipulator.
  • 10/4/2004: Tapping an attacking creature which did not tap to attack does not remove the creature from the attack or cause the creature to stop dealing damage.
Printings:
#64 (Matt Cavotta)

Editions:
English Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas (Uncommon)
English Tenth Edition (Uncommon)
English Ninth Edition (Uncommon)
English Mirrodin (Uncommon)
English Deckmasters (Special)
English Friday Night Magic (Special)
English Ice Age (Uncommon)
English International Collectors' Edition (Uncommon)
English Collector's Edition (Uncommon)
English Unlimited Edition (Uncommon)
English Limited Edition Beta (Uncommon)
English Limited Edition Alpha (Uncommon)
English MTGO Masters Edition IV (Uncommon)

Languages:
German Eiskalter Manipulator
French Manipulateur glacial
Italian Manipolatore Glaciale
Spanish Manipulador gélido
Portuguese Manipulador Gélido
Japanese 氷の干渉器
Simplified Chinese 寒冰操弄器
Russian Ледяной Манипулятор
Traditional Chinese 寒冰操弄器
Korean


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