Crystal Rod Classic Sixth Edition Dancing Scimitar

Cursed Totem Cursed Totem English

Artifact, 2 (2)

Activated abilities of creatures can't be activated.

Pass me from soul to soul, / soldier to herder, herder to beast, beast to soil / until I am everywhere. / Then pass me those souls.
—Totem inscription (translated)

Illus. D. Alexander Gregory

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: Cursed Totem does not prevent creature cards which are not on the battlefield from having their abilities activated.
  • 10/4/2004: Cursed Totem can prevent mana abilities from being activated.
  • 6/8/2016: Activated abilities contain a colon. They're generally written “[Cost]: [Effect].” Some keywords are activated abilities and will have colons in their reminder text.
Printings:
#278 (D. Alexander Gregory)

Editions:
English World Championship Decks (Special)
English Classic Sixth Edition (Rare)
English Mirage (Rare)

Languages:
German Verfluchtes Totem
French Totem maudit
Italian Totem Maledetto
Spanish Tótem maldito
Portuguese Totem Amaldiçoado


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