June 7, 2017

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Amonkhet Puzzle #6

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  1. Cast Aviary Mechanic. Use its ETB ability to return Greenbelt Rampager to your hand. Rhonas’s Monument triggers – target Rhonas with it, making him a 7/7.
  2. Replay Greenbelt Rampager. Since you only have one energy, it returns itself to your hand and gives you one more. Rhonas’s Monument triggers – target Rhonas the Indomitable with it, making him a 9/9.
  3. Spend two energy to put a +1/+1 counter on Longtusk Cub. Since it now has 4 power, Rhonas is able to attack.
  4. Replay Greenbelt Rampager again. Since you have no energy, it returns itself to your hand and gives you one more. Rhonas’s Monument triggers – target Rhonas with it, making him a 11/11.
  5. Replay Greenbelt Rampager one more time. Since you only have one energy, it returns itself to your hand yet again and gives you a second energy. Rhonas’s Monument triggers – target Rhonas with it, making him a 13/13.
  6. Spend two energy to put a +1/+1 counter on Longtusk Cub, making it a 5/5.
  7. Attack with both creatures. Since your opponent’s highest-toughness creature is 4, at least one damage will get through from the Longtusk Cub if single-blocked. That leaves two creatures to block the 13/13 Rhonas, letting 11 get through. If they move a blocker from Rhonas to the Cub, all 12 comes from Rhonas. You win!

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