Mirrorpool Oath of the Gatewatch Ruins of Oran-Rief

Needle Spires Needle Spires English

Land

Needle Spires enters the battlefield tapped.

{T}: Add {R} or {W} to your mana pool.

{2}{R}{W}: Needle Spires becomes a 2/1 red and white Elemental creature with double strike until end of turn. It's still a land.

Illus. Jonas De Ro

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 1/22/2016: A land that becomes a creature may be affected by “summoning sickness.” You can’t attack with it or use any of its {tap} abilities (including its mana abilities) unless it began your most recent turn on the battlefield under your control. Note that summoning sickness cares about when that permanent came under your control, not when it became a creature nor when it entered the battlefield.
  • 1/22/2016: This land is colorless until the last ability gives it colors.
  • 1/22/2016: When a land becomes a creature, that doesn’t count as having a creature enter the battlefield. The permanent was already on the battlefield; it only changed its types. Abilities that trigger whenever a creature enters the battlefield won’t trigger.
  • 1/22/2016: An ability that turns a land into a creature also sets that creature’s power and toughness. If the land was already a creature (for example, if it was the target of a spell with awaken), this will overwrite the previous effect that set its power and toughness. Effects that modify its power or toughness will continue to apply no matter when they started to take effect. The same is true for counters that change its power or toughness (such as +1/+1 counters) and effects that switch its power and toughness. For example, if Needle Spires has been made a 0/0 creature with three +1/+1 counters on it, activating its last ability will turn it into a 5/4 creature that’s still a land.
Printings:
#175 (Jonas De Ro)

Editions:
English Oath of the Gatewatch (Rare)

Languages:
German Nadelfels-Plateau
French Cimes aiguilles
Italian Guglie a Spillo
Spanish Cimas aguja
Portuguese Picos das Agulhas
Japanese 鋭い突端
Simplified Chinese 针岩尖峰
Russian Острые Шпили
Traditional Chinese 針岩尖峰
Korean 바늘 첨탑


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