Maverick Thopterist
 
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Card Name:
Maverick Thopterist
Mana Cost:
3BlueRed
Converted Mana Cost:
5
Types:
Creature — Human Artificer
Card Text:
Improvise (Your artifacts can help cast this spell. Each artifact you tap after you're done activating mana abilities pays for 1.)
When Maverick Thopterist enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 colorless Thopter artifact creature tokens with flying.
P/T:
2 / 2
Expansion:
Rarity:
Uncommon
All Sets:
Aether Revolt (Uncommon)
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (Uncommon)
Commander 2018 (Uncommon)
Card Number:
130
Artist:
Rulings
7/13/2018 Improvise doesn’t change a spell’s mana cost or converted mana cost.
7/13/2018 When calculating a spell’s total cost, include any alternative costs, additional costs, or anything else that increases or reduces the cost to cast the spell. Improvise applies after the total cost is calculated.
7/13/2018 Improvise can’t pay for White, Blue, Black, Red, Green, or Colorless mana symbols in a spell’s total cost.
7/13/2018 Improvise can’t be used to pay for anything other than the cost of casting the spell. For example, it can’t be used during the resolution of an ability that says “Counter target spell unless its controller pays 3.”
7/13/2018 If an artifact you control has a mana ability with Tap in the cost, activating that ability while casting a spell with improvise will result in the artifact being tapped when you pay the spell’s costs. You won’t be able to tap it again for improvise. Similarly, if you sacrifice an artifact to activate a mana ability while casting a spell with improvise, that artifact won’t be on the battlefield when you pay the spell’s costs, so you won’t be able to tap it for improvise.
7/13/2018 Tapping an artifact won’t cause its abilities to stop applying unless those abilities say so.
7/13/2018 Equipment attached to a creature doesn’t become tapped when that creature becomes tapped, and tapping that Equipment doesn’t cause the creature to become tapped.
7/13/2018 When using improvise to cast a spell with Variable Colorless in its mana cost, first choose the value for X. That choice, plus any cost increases or decreases, will determine the spell’s total cost. Then you can tap artifacts you control to help pay that cost. For example, if you cast Saheeli’s Directive and choose X to be 3, the total cost is 3RedRedRed. If you tap two artifacts, you’ll have to pay 1RedRedRed.