September 18, 2017

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Ixalan Preview Puzzle #1

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Getting ready for Ixalan? It’s looking dino-mite! See if you can solve this one that makes use of a few new cards.

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Think you’ve got it? Check your answer against the solution below:

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  1. Cast Hostage Taker for UB. Bontu’s Monument triggers and takes your opponent’s life down to 7. Use the Hostage Taker’s ETB trigger to exile the opposing Fairgrounds Warden.
  2. The other Hostage Taker enters the battlefield. Use its ETB trigger to exile the opposing Kujar Seedsculptor.
  3. Cast Fairgrounds Warden. Bontu’s Monument triggers and takes your opponent’s life down to 6. Use the Fairgrounds Warden’s ETB trigger to exile the opposing Bishop of Rebirth.
  4. Cast Kujar Seedsculptor. Bontu’s Monument triggers and takes your opponent’s life down to 5. Use the Kujar Seedsculptor’s ETB trigger to put a +1/+1 counter on one of your creatures without summoning sickness.
  5. Attack for 5 – your opponent has no blockers and has to take lethal.

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