Something that produces 1/1 fliers as a by-product (making thopters) can definitely be good. (Note that I want you tap it with Icy Manipulator, the Myr, Clock of Omens, Relic Barrier, or even something like Blinkmoth Well.

Other major tempo and disruptive cards running in here are Rishadan Port, Ugin's Nexus, Grafdigger's Cage, Defense Grid, Ankh of Mishra, Grafdigger's Cage, and even Mana Web . . . , (Note that Mana Web is Oracle’d to work on all Opponents).

When a player leaves a multiplayer game, any continuous effects with durations that last until that player’s next turn will last until that turn would have begun. : Choose target opponent. I have about ten articles in various stages of completion right now.

Battle cry (Whenever this creature attacks, each other attacking creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn.). There are two major routes that strike me immediately. Could I run a colorless tempo-based deck that keeps people from doing what they want, and seeks to hit folks, and then sacrifice to keep them from doing something good?

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Because a faster equipment can kill more quickly, I wanted to emphasize the first turn, so Mana Crypt, Mana Vault, and Ancient Tomb were deemed perfectly fine here.

Sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur: Until your next turn, target player who was dealt combat damage by Hope of Ghirapur this turn can't cast noncreature spells.

That’s my first answer to solve the Hope of Ghirapur Challenge. by darrenhabib » 1 year ago, Post You control Hope of Ghirapur and Zulaport Cutthroat. I am not normally this sort of player, you all know that. So you have a couple of options that stood out as ways to build around Hope of Ghirapur. Made possible by our patrons, phpBB, Scryfall, and Others.

Don’t forget that this will auto equip your Battle-Axe copies as well!

When an opponent casts a creature spell, sacrifice Straw Golem. Flavor Text: The renegades mounted an aether disruptor aboard a lightweight thopter to destroy Tezzeret's Planar Bridge. For instance, Fatal Push can target any creature, but only destroys it if it costs 2 or less/4 or less because the restriction is not on the target itself, but on what can be destroyed. When it dies, you may put its +1/+1 counters on target artifact creature.). The first is to use it in a Voltron-esque build. Because we are running colorless, I don’t need to bother with any basic lands, not even Wastes.

(In other words, the ability can’t be used to counter a spell.).

Without attacking, can you use Hope of Ghirapur’s ability, sacrificing itself to trigger the Cutthroat’s ability, all to reduce your opponent to 0 life? If you do, look at any unopened booster pack in the draft or any booster pack not being looked at by another player. In this version the target is just opponent, so you can sac hope, and the intervening if clause takes care of whether an effect happens. And cards like Bonesplitter and others can really push the cheap Commander concept.

Then we have disruption city.

Can I sac Hope in response to fizzle Anticipate?

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I've damaged a player with Hope of Ghirapur and sacrificed it. When you hit your opponent with the equipped creature Sword of Light and Shadow triggers, then because you would get priority instead you put the triggered ability on the stack choosing a target, then you actually get priority and can sacrifice the Hope of Ghirapur. Ditto Winter Orb and/or Howling Mine.). Those abilities specify UP TO 1 target, meaning you are allowed to declare less than one target. The Liliana and Jace examples are great supporting points. No. There is no such wording, which indicates that no, you CANNOT chose less than one target, there must be exactly one in order to complete activating the ability.

Can you see how those are very different decks?

Sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur: Until your next turn, target player who was dealt combat damage by Hope of Ghirapur this turn can't cast noncreature spells. Smash fast and smash hard!

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Now yes, it’s mean. Stop playing this in limited unless you know what you're doing.

Gatherer rulings unfortunately don't cover this part. Accepted Answer by WizardMN » 1 year ago.

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Sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur: Until your next turn, target player who was dealt combat damage by Hope of Ghirapur this turn can't cast noncreature spells. This is not uncommon. Magic: the Gathering is trademark and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. The answer is: No, you may not.

Which, it turns out, could be pretty quick. Now, what if your next turn didn’t come around for a while? What some players don't realise is that the 1/1 flier isn't really worth a whole card on its own, and the Hope's extra ability doesn't really change that.

And even if you manage to bring it back after activating his ability, and have an additional combat phase sacrificing it again will net you no gain as the ability does not stack (unless you are in multiplayer and hit a different player in your second combat), ↳   Community Software Feedback and Bug Reports. : Reassemble target Contraption you control. Then you get indestructible and bigger in the front too. I don’t like playing that way, but I have to admit that I am not every Commander player either. Now, the goal of this deck is to keep people from playing their stuff and slowing them down tempo-matically.

Regenerate Soldevi Sentry.

But those aren’t playable in colorless, and Time Vault is obviously banned. You won't have a valid target until you hit the opponent. And don’t forget that Bloodforged Battle-Axe is not the only good addition to this deck! I'm not a judge, and I would ask a judge, but I would say you cannot sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur if it dealt no damage.

2/9/2017 The affected player won’t be able to cast any noncreature spells until after the time that your “beginning of upkeep” triggered abilities are put onto the stack on your next turn. How would you build a Commander deck out of Hope of Ghirapur?

Activate this ability no more than twice each turn. Your Hope of Ghirapur is sped up considerably by this as well. 1 This is not uncommon. MTGAssist.com is not affiliated with the mobile app "MTG Assist" or Kiiwi Up. Speaking of creatures, it’s effect doesn’t stop the opponent from casting creatures.

Sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur: Until your next turn, target player who was dealt combat damage by Hope of Ghirapur this turn can't cast noncreature spells.

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Whenever Clockwork Beetle attacks or blocks, remove a +1/+1 counter from it at end of combat. Sure, both have Sol Ring and Copper Gnomes due to the limited options available. Sacrifice Hope of Ghirapur: Until your next turn, target player who was dealt combat damage by Hope of Ghirapur this turn can't cast noncreature spells. The affected player won’t be able to cast any noncreature spells until after the time that your “beginning of upkeep” triggered abilities are put onto the stack on your next turn.

Since you do not have a legal target until AFTER [[Hope of Ghirapur]] has dealt combat damage in a turn, you cannot complete the procedure for activating abilities, as choosing targets is a requirement of doing so. © 2020 MagicFind, Inc. All rights reserved.

If it was optional the card would instead say something to the effect of: "sac hope: if target opponent was dealt damage by hope this turn then do x". (Move it onto another one of your sprockets.).

Nope. This site works best with JavaScript enabled. Don’t get me wrong, it was a cool set, but this card just oozes potential for so many builds. 1/1--This can very easily lock some decks out of the game in a Karador deck, and it acts almost as a colorless …

Duh!

Can you sack Hope in response to an opponent casting a spell?

Get Hope down, then get it equipped up as fast as possible, and then get that win! Without any mana accelerants or lucky draws, Ghostfire Blade alone is awesome. The target player (and any other player) may cast spells in response to the activated ability of Hope of Ghirapur.

In other words, if it didn't hit a player during combat this turn, you cannot activate its sacrifice ability due to lack of a target.

For instance, Fatal Push can target any creature, but only destroys it if it costs 2 or less/4 or less because the restriction is not on the target itself, but on what can be destroyed.