Ixalan Season – Puzzle #5
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Have you been trying to live the Marionette Master dream? This might be the puzzle for you then (or maybe not…) give it a shot and find out
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Think you’ve got it? Check your answer against the solution below:
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- Play Inventors’ Fair.
- Cast Marionette Master, choosing to create three Servos since Solemnity won’t let you use the counters option.
- Sacrifice Dire Fleet Hoarder to Ruthless Knave, making three Treasures.
- Use Tezzeret, Master of Metal‘s -3 to hit the opponent for 6. (3 Treasures, 3 Servos.)
- Sacrifice all three treasures for mana (opponent loses 3 more to go to 4), and spend it to sacrifice a Servo (opponent loses 1 more to go to 3) to create two more treasures.
- Sacrifice those two treasures to hit the opponent for 2 more and take them to 1.
- Either Fatal Push the Sacred Cat to get a final Treasure, or aim it at your own Servo. Either way gets you the final Marionette Master trigger!
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