Amass the Components Avacyn Restored Captain of the Mists

Arcane Melee Arcane Melee English

Enchantment, 4U (5)

Instant and sorcery spells cost {2} less to cast.

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Illus. Jaime Jones

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 5/1/2012: Arcane Melee can't reduce the colored mana requirement of an instant or sorcery spell.
  • 5/1/2012: If there are additional costs to cast a spell, such as a kicker cost or a cost imposed by another effect (such as Thalia, Guardian of Thraben's ability), apply those increases before applying cost reductions.
  • 5/1/2012: Arcane Melee can reduce alternative costs such as miracle costs.
  • 5/1/2012: The cost to cast an instant or sorcery spell with one generic mana in its mana cost will be reduced by {1}. For example, an instant spell with a mana cost of {1}{G} would cost {G} to cast.
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English Commander 2013 Edition (Rare)
English Avacyn Restored (Rare)

German Arkaner Nahkampf
French Échauffourée ésotérique
Italian Mischia Arcana
Spanish Reyerta arcana
Portuguese Embate Arcano
Japanese 秘儀の打ち合い
Simplified Chinese 神秘搏战
Russian Поединок Магов
Traditional Chinese 神秘搏戰
Korean 마법사의 근접전

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