Cursed Totem
 
Community Rating:
0.51.01.52.02.53.03.54.04.55.0
Community Rating: 4.110 / 5  (41 votes)
Card Name:
Cursed Totem
Mana Cost:
2
Converted Mana Cost:
2
Types:
Artifact
Card Text:
Players cannot play any creature abilities requiring an activation cost.
Flavor Text:
Pass me from soul to soul / soldier to herder, herder to beast, beast to soil / until I am everywhere. / Then pass me those souls.
—Totem inscription (translated)
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
All Sets:
Classic Sixth Edition (Rare)
Mirage (Rare)
Modern Horizons 2 (Rare)
Rulings
6/8/2016 Activated abilities contain a colon. They’re generally written “[Cost]: [Effect].” Some keywords are activated abilities and will have colons in their reminder text.
6/18/2021 Cursed Totem doesn’t stop players from activating abilities of creature cards that aren’t on the battlefield, such as cycling or unearth.
6/18/2021 Cursed Totem stops players from activating mana abilities of creatures.
6/18/2021 Other abilities of creatures, including static abilities and triggered abilities, are unaffected.
6/18/2021 Activated abilities of noncreature permanents that would make them become creatures (such as a Vehicle’s crew ability) can still be activated. Once they become creatures, any abilities they have cannot be activated.

Gatherer works better in the Companion app!

Continue