Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind Masters 25 Pernicious Deed

Notion Thief Notion Thief English

Creature — Human Rogue 3/1, 2UB (4)

Flash

If an opponent would draw a card except the first one they draw in each of their draw steps, instead that player skips that draw and you draw a card.

Illus. Clint Cearley

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 3/16/2018: If an opponent is instructed to draw a card then discard a card, and Notion Thief causes you to draw a card instead, that opponent still discards a card. The same is true of any other actions that opponent is instructed to do.
  • 3/16/2018: If two or more players each control a Notion Thief and a player would draw a card other than the first one in their draw step, that player chooses one of the applicable Notion Thief effects to apply. Then the player whose Notion Thief's effect was chosen repeats this process among the remaining Notion Thief effects, and so on, until there are no more possible such effects to apply. Each effect can be applied to the card draw only once this way.
  • 3/16/2018: The above procedure means that if each player in a two-player game controls a Notion Thief and one would draw a card, it really will be that player who draws a card.
Printings:
#211 (Clint Cearley)

Editions:
English Masters 25 (Rare)
English Dragon's Maze (Rare)

Languages:
German Gedankendieb
French Voleur de notion
Italian Ladro di Concetti
Spanish Ladrón de creencias
Portuguese Notion Thief
Japanese 概念泥棒
Simplified Chinese 心念盗贼
Russian Вор Принципов
Traditional Chinese 心念盜賊
Korean 영감의 도둑


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