Repentant Blacksmith Arabian Nights War Elephant

Shahrazad Shahrazad English

Sorcery, WW (2)

Players play a Magic subgame, using their libraries as their decks. Each player who doesn't win the subgame loses half their life, rounded up.

Illus. Kaja Foglio

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: At the start of the sub-game both players draw their initial hand (usually 7 cards). If one player has fewer cards than required, that player loses. If both have fewer than required, both players lose.
  • 10/4/2004: Events in a Shahrazad sub-game do not normally trigger abilities in the main game. And continuous effects in the main game do not carry over into the sub-game.
  • 10/4/2004: You randomly chose which player chooses to go first or draw first.
  • 7/15/2007: At the end of a subgame, each player puts all cards they own that are in the subgame into their library in the main game, then shuffles them. This includes cards in the subgame's Exile zone.
  • Banned in Vintage (Type 1)
  • Banned in Legacy (Type 1.5)
  • Banned in Commander
Printings:
#67 (Kaja Foglio)

Editions:
English Arabian Nights (Uncommon (U2))

Languages:
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