Temper
 
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Community Rating: 3.667 / 5  (42 votes)
Card Name:
Temper
Mana Cost:
Variable Colorless1White
Converted Mana Cost:
2
Types:
Instant
Card Text:
Prevent the next X damage that would be dealt to target creature this turn. For each 1 damage prevented this way, put a +1/+1 counter on that creature.
Flavor Text:
"I don't need a plan, just a goal. The rest will follow on its own."
—Gerrard
Expansion:
Rarity:
Uncommon
Artist:
Rulings
10/4/2004 You can make X be larger than the amount of damage, but you only get one counter for each actual point of damage prevented.
10/4/2004 The +1/+1 counters do show up at the same time as any unprevented damage, which means they are there before you check for lethal damage.