Oketra's Attendant Amonkhet Regal Caracal

Protection of the Hekma Protection of the Hekma English

Enchantment, 4W (5)

If a source an opponent controls would deal damage to you, prevent 1 of that damage.

Part of the acolytes' training is to walk along the Hekma, staring out at the ravenous horrors kept at bay by the God-Pharaoh's barrier.

Illus. Ryan Alexander Lee

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 4/18/2017: If multiple sources would deal damage to you at once (for example, several attacking creatures), 1 damage from each of those sources is prevented.
  • 4/18/2017: Damage that would be dealt to creatures you control is unaffected.
  • 4/18/2017: If a prevention effect applies to noncombat damage that would be dealt to you while you control a planeswalker, you choose whether to apply that prevention effect before or after the planeswalker redirection effect. If you apply Protection of the Hekma's prevention effect first, the planeswalker redirection effect still applies to the remaining damage. If you apply the planeswalker redirection effect and your opponent chooses to have the damage dealt to a planeswalker you control, none of that damage is prevented.
Printings:
#23 (Ryan Alexander Lee)

Editions:
English Amonkhet (Uncommon)

Languages:
German Geschützt durch das Hekma
French Protection de l'Hekma
Italian Protezione dell'Hekma
Spanish Protección de la Hekma
Portuguese Proteção da Hekma
Japanese ヘクマの防御
Simplified Chinese 避世帘庇护
Russian Защита Хекмы
Traditional Chinese 避世簾庇護
Korean 헤크마의 보호


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