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Tribal Enchantment — Treefolk Aura, 1G (2)

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature is a 0/4 Treefolk with no abilities.

Bulgo paused, puzzled. What was that rustling sound, and why did he feel so stiff? And how could his feet be so thirsty?

Illus. Jesper Ejsing

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/1/2007: Lignify overwrites characteristic-defining abilities that specify the enchanted creature's power or toughness (such as the one Dauntless Dourbark has) or that specify its creature types (such as changeling does).
  • 10/1/2007: Lignify will overwrite static abilities that come from the creature itself (such as the one on Verduran Enchantress) because Lignify causes the creature to lose that ability before it gets a chance to apply.
  • 10/1/2007: Lignify overwrites previous effects that changed the enchanted creature's creature types. Any such effects that apply after Lignify enters the battlefield will work normally.
  • 10/1/2007: Lignify causes the enchanted creature to lose all abilities it had at the time it became enchanted. Any abilities granted to the creature after Lignify entered the battlefield will work normally.
  • 10/1/2007: If a previous effect switched the creature's power and toughness, that effect still applies (though it will apply to the creature's new power and toughness).
  • 10/1/2007: If the enchanted creature has a characteristic-defining ability that specifies its color, that ability will still have its effect because it's applied before the creature loses the ability.
  • 10/1/2007: If Lignify leaves the battlefield, the creature goes back to being what it was before. Any effects that applied while the Lignify was on the battlefield, such as Giant Growth or Lace with Moonglove, will continue to apply.
  • 10/1/2009: Lignify will overwrite any previous effects that set the enchanted creature's power or toughness (such as Serendib Sorcerer does). Any such effects that apply after Lignify entered the battlefield will work normally.
  • 10/1/2009: Lignify will not overwrite effects such as those from Glorious Anthem, counters, or Giant Growth that change the enchanted creature's power or toughness without setting it to a specific value. Apply such effects after applying Lignify.
Printings:
#228 (Jesper Ejsing)

Editions:
English Duel Decks: Garruk vs. Liliana (Common)
English Lorwyn (Common)

Languages:
German Verholzen
French Lignification
Italian Lignificare
Spanish Lignificar
Portuguese Lignificar
Japanese 木化
Simplified Chinese 木质化
Russian Одеревенеть
Traditional Chinese 木質化


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