Protector of the Crown
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Community Rating: 5 / 5  (0 votes)
Card Name:
Protector of the Crown
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Creature — Giant Soldier
Card Text:
When Protector of the Crown enters the battlefield, you become the monarch.
All damage that would be dealt to you is dealt to Protector of the Crown instead.
Flavor Text:
"I gladly offer my weapon and my life to the glory of my sovereign."
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8/23/2016 Protector of the Crown’s last ability doesn’t depend on you being the monarch. It will create a redirection effect even if an opponent is the monarch.
8/23/2016 Applying this redirection effect doesn’t change whether the damage is combat damage.
8/23/2016 If you control more than one Protector of the Crown, you choose which redirection effect to apply. You can’t divide damage dealt by one source. For example, if an attacking creature would deal 6 damage to you and you control two Protectors of the Crown, you may have that damage dealt to either of the Protectors. You can’t have 3 damage dealt to each one.
8/23/2016 The game starts with no monarch. Once an effect makes one player the monarch, the game will have exactly one monarch from that point forward.
8/23/2016 Being the monarch carries two inherent triggered abilities. “At the beginning of the monarch’s end step, that player draws a card” and “Whenever a creature deals combat damage to the monarch, its controller becomes the monarch.”
8/23/2016 Abilities that trigger whenever you “become the monarch” trigger only if you aren’t already the monarch. For example, if you are already the monarch as Custodi Lich enters the battlefield, its last ability won’t trigger.
8/23/2016 If the triggered ability that causes the monarch to draw a card goes on the stack, and a different player becomes the monarch before that ability resolves, the first player will still draw the card.