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sismis

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Slumber affecting creature traits
« on: January 03, 2019, 02:53:03 PM »
Hello!

If I cast Slumber on Drakas Imp Overlord, would that disable his traits?
All other demons gain Melee +1.
During Upkeep another demon must receive 1 direct damage.


If he was Exiled, I presume his trait's would be gone with him too as he's not present. But with Slumber.. I'm gonna go with same thing, as I guess he "forces" others to fight more - when he is disabled he is not the pushing them anymore..


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Re: Slumber affecting creature traits
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2019, 07:02:05 PM »
Card effects don't do anything except what they explicitly say they do. Slumber does not remove or suppress traits. Drakas Imp Overlord would still have those abilities in effect.

Similarly, if he was removed from the Arena, such as by Banish, that also does not remove or suppress any of his traits. However, since his traits only affect demons in his zone, and he wouldn't be in any zone, they would in practice be useless, but they're still technically active.

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Re: Slumber affecting creature traits
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 03:15:34 AM »
Oooh.. I get it, makes sense. Thank you, this ruling will make it much easier to resolve issues ;)