Sakashima's Protege
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Community Rating:
0.51.01.52.02.53.03.54.04.55.0
Community Rating: 5 / 5  (0 votes)
Card Name:
Sakashima's Protege
Mana Cost:
4BlueBlue
Converted Mana Cost:
6
Types:
Creature — Shapeshifter
Card Text:
Flash
Cascade (When you cast this spell, exile cards from the top of your library until you exile a nonland card that costs less. You may cast it without paying its mana cost. Put the exiled cards on the bottom of your library in a random order.)
You may have Sakashima's Protege enter the battlefield as a copy of any permanent that entered the battlefield this turn.
P/T:
3 / 1
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
641
Artist:
Rulings
11/10/2020 If you cast a permanent spell using the cascade ability of Sakashima’s Protege, that permanent will be on the battlefield in time to be copied by Sakashima’s Protege.
11/10/2020 Sakashima’s Protege copies exactly what was printed on the original permanent (unless that permanent is copying something else or is a token; see below). It doesn’t copy whether that permanent is tapped or untapped, whether it has any counters on it or any Auras and Equipment attached to it, or any non-copy effects that have changed its power, toughness, types, color, or so on.
11/10/2020 If Sakashima’s Protege enters the battlefield as a copy of a planeswalker, it will enter with a number of loyalty counters on it equal to the loyalty printed in the lower right corner of the planeswalker. It won’t copy the number of counters currently on that planeswalker.
11/10/2020 If the chosen permanent is copying something else (for example, if the chosen permanent is another Sakashima’s Protege), then Sakashima’s Protege enters the battlefield as whatever the chosen permanent copied.
11/10/2020 If the chosen permanent is a token, Sakashima’s Protege copies the original characteristics of that token as stated by the effect that put that token onto the battlefield. Sakashima’s Protege doesn’t become a token in this case.
11/10/2020 Any enters-the-battlefield abilities of the copied permanent will trigger when Sakashima’s Protege enters the battlefield. Any “as [this permanent] enters the battlefield” or “[this permanent] enters the battlefield with” abilities of the chosen permanent will also work.
11/10/2020 If Sakashima’s Protege somehow enters the battlefield at the same time as another creature, it can’t become a copy of that creature. You may choose only a creature that’s already on the battlefield and entered the battlefield this turn.
3/19/2021 A spell’s mana value is determined only by its mana cost. Ignore any alternative costs, additional costs, cost increases, or cost reductions. For example, Bloodbraid Elf’s mana value is always 4.
3/19/2021 Cascade triggers when you cast the spell, meaning that it resolves before that spell. If you end up casting the exiled card, it will go on the stack above the spell with cascade.
3/19/2021 When the cascade ability resolves, you must exile cards. The only optional part of the ability is whether or not you cast the last card exiled.
3/19/2021 If a spell with cascade is countered, the cascade ability will still resolve normally.
3/19/2021 You exile the cards face up. All players will be able to see them.
3/19/2021 If you cast a card “without paying its mana cost,” you can’t choose to cast it for any alternative costs. You can, however, pay additional costs. If the card has any mandatory additional costs, you must pay those to cast the card.
3/19/2021 If the card has Variable Colorless in its mana cost, you must choose 0 as the value of X when casting it without paying its mana cost.
3/19/2021 If the last card exiled is a card with an Adventure, you may only cast the spell as an Adventure if that spell has a lesser mana cost than the spell with cascade.
3/19/2021 The mana value of a modal double-faced card in exile is that of its front face. If the last card you exile is a modal double-faced card, you may only cast the back face if the resulting spell would also have a lesser mana value than the spell with cascade.
3/19/2021 The mana value of a split card is determined by the combined mana cost of its two halves. If cascade allows you to cast a split card, you may cast either half but not both halves.