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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #135 on: December 13, 2018, 10:01:02 AM »
I'm pretty sure that it has to do with the trait wording: "...cannot be targeted or affected by non-attack spells that do not specifically target swarm creatures. "

So, chock it up to poor wording, rushed development and almost no legitimate play testing time. Waves of force cannot move little insects.  :P
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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #136 on: December 13, 2018, 12:47:34 PM »
I'm pretty sure that it has to do with the trait wording: "...cannot be targeted or affected by non-attack spells that do not specifically target swarm creatures. "

So, chock it up to poor wording, rushed development and almost no legitimate play testing time. Waves of force cannot move little insects.  :P

But it is affected by Etherian Lifetree - because it's not a "spell" but rather a global effect at that point?
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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #137 on: December 13, 2018, 02:06:40 PM »
I'm pretty sure that it has to do with the trait wording: "...cannot be targeted or affected by non-attack spells that do not specifically target swarm creatures. "

So, chock it up to poor wording, rushed development and almost no legitimate play testing time. Waves of force cannot move little insects.  :P

But it is affected by Etherian Lifetree - because it's not a "spell" but rather a global effect at that point?

Correct, Etherian Lifetree is now an "Object" and not a "Spell". This begs the question of whether objects are also spells since they were once spells, but that has not been officially clarified yet.
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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #138 on: December 14, 2018, 06:22:13 AM »
I think this has been answered in other rule clarifications.

Example the ring of healing cannot benefit the angels that heal when they are summoned/destroyed.
Because at the point where they heal they are no longer a spell but rather a creature/object.

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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #139 on: January 09, 2019, 12:26:01 PM »
Actually it's not the angel that's healing but the mage so You can use the ring.
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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #140 on: January 10, 2019, 05:10:35 AM »
Im pretty sure at the time you reveal this itís no longer a spell, so the ring doesnít trigger.

Objects on the board are no longer spells.

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Re: Gen Con Academy pre releases
« Reply #141 on: January 10, 2019, 09:21:46 AM »

Objects on the board are no longer spells.

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Object (Game Term)
Enchantments, equipment, creatures, and conjurations are spells which become objects in the game, remaining in play after they are cast. The mage is also considered an object. Incantation and attack spells do not become objects.