Inexorable Tide
 
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Card Name:
Inexorable Tide
Mana Cost:
3BlueBlue
Converted Mana Cost:
5
Types:
Enchantment
Card Text:
Whenever you cast a spell, proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)
Flavor Text:
"See how gratefully this world accepts our blessings."
—Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur
Rarity:
Rare
All Sets:
Scars of Mirrodin (Rare)
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (Rare)
Card Number:
49
Artist:
Rulings
1/1/2011 Whenever you cast a spell, Inexorable Tide’s ability triggers and goes on the stack on top of it. It will resolve (and you’ll proliferate) before the spell resolves.
3/19/2021 If a permanent has +1/+1 counters and -1/-1 counters on it, they’re removed in pairs as a state-based action so that the permanent has only one of those kinds of counters on it.
3/19/2021 To proliferate, you can choose any permanent that has a counter, including ones controlled by opponents. You can’t choose cards in any zone other than the battlefield, even if they have counters on them.
3/19/2021 You don’t have to choose every permanent or player that has a counter, only the ones you want to add another counter to. Since “any number” includes zero, you don’t have to choose any permanents at all, and you don’t have to choose any players at all.
3/19/2021 Players can respond to a spell or ability whose effect includes proliferating. Once that spell or ability starts to resolve, however, and its controller chooses which permanents and players will get new counters, it’s too late for anyone to respond.