Vampire Nocturnus
 
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Card Name:
Vampire Nocturnus
Mana Cost:
1BlackBlackBlack
Converted Mana Cost:
4

Types:
Creature — Vampire
Card Text:
Play with the top card of your library revealed.
As long as the top card of your library is black, Vampire Nocturnus and other Vampire creatures you control get +2/+1 and have flying.
Flavor Text:
"Your life will set with the sun."
P/T:
3 / 3
Expansion:
Rarity:
Mythic Rare
All Sets:
Magic 2010 (Mythic Rare)Magic 2013 (Mythic Rare)
Card Number:
118
Rulings
10/1/2009 To work as an evasion ability, an attacking creature must already have flying when the declare blockers step begins. Once a creature has become blocked, giving it flying won't change that.
4/15/2013 The top card of your library isn't in your hand, so you can't suspend it, cycle it, discard it, or activate any of its activated abilities.
4/15/2013 If the top card of your library changes while you're casting a spell or activating an ability, the new top card won't be revealed until you finish casting that spell or activating that ability.
4/15/2013 When playing with the top card of your library revealed, if an effect tells you to draw several cards, reveal each one before you draw it.
7/1/2013 If the top card of your library is black, Vampire Nocturnus will give itself +2/+1 and flying even if it's somehow not a Vampire.