Opposition Agent
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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:
Opposition Agent
Mana Cost:
2Black
Converted Mana Cost:
3
Types:
Creature — Human Rogue
Card Text:
Flash
You control your opponents while they're searching their libraries.
While an opponent is searching their library, they exile each card they find. You may play those cards for as long as they remain exiled, and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any color to cast them.
P/T:
3 / 2
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
651
Artist:
Rulings
11/10/2020 While controlling an opponent, you make all choices and decisions for that player. However, because the control effect is limited to while they’re searching their libraries, it’s unlikely the player will be allowed to make any decisions other than what to find with the search.
11/10/2020 You can’t have the player find cards in their library that aren’t asked for by the search instruction. For example, if the opponent is searching their library for a basic land card, you can’t have them find a different card, such as a creature card.
11/10/2020 If the search instruction states a quality of the card to find, such as a color or card type, you may have the opponent not find any cards. If the search is simply for a number of cards without stating a quality, you must have them find that many cards (or as many as possible, if their library doesn’t contain that many cards).
11/10/2020 While controlling an opponent, you can’t make any choices or decisions for that player related to tournament rules. You can’t make them concede or have them agree to an intentional draw.
11/10/2020 The cards found in the search will be exiled rather than be put wherever the spell or ability tells the opponent to put them after finding them. Any other effects the spell or ability has will still apply. If such an effect refers to the found cards, it can see them in exile.
11/10/2020 If a spell or ability instructs an opponent you control to search multiple zones including the library, you decide what cards they find in all zones. They'll exile all cards they find in any of the zones.
11/10/2020 If more than one player controls an Opposition Agent, and another player searches their library, the controller of the Opposition Agent that most recently entered the battlefield controls that player during the search. Because the last ability of each Opposition Agent is trying to exile the card and give permission to play it, the owner of the exiled card chooses which effect wins. However, that owner will be under another player’s control, so that player controlling that owner actually makes the decision. In other words, the player who controls the Opposition Agent whose effect applies (and thus controls the opponent) can choose to give themselves all the play permissions unless they’re feeling very generous.
11/10/2020 You must follow the normal timing permissions and restrictions for each exiled card. If one is a land, you can’t play it unless you have land plays available.
11/10/2020 You’ll still pay all costs for a spell cast this way, including additional costs. You may also pay alternative costs if any are available.
11/10/2020 In a multiplayer game, if a player leaves the game, all cards that player owns leave as well.