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Abeyance | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Abeyance is Legal in

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Commander
 
 

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Official Oracle Text for Abeyance

Card Name:
Abeyance
Casting Cost:
Type:
Instant

Card Text:
Until end of turn, target player can't cast instant or sorcery spells, and that player can't activate abilities that aren't mana abilities.
Draw a card.

Flavor Text:
"I'm too modest a wizard to reveal the full extent of my abilities."
—Ertai, wizard adept

Official Rulings for Abeyance

10/4/2004 : Abeyance prohibits activated abilities of cards which are not on the battlefield.

10/4/2004 : Abeyance never prevents mana abilities from being activated.

10/4/2004 : Abeyance does not affect abilities which are not activated, such as static abilities and triggered abilities. It also doesn't stop the declaration of attackers or blockers.

8/1/2008 : This can't be used as a counterspell. It will have no effect on spells which were on the stack when it was cast, nor on those cast in response to it.

 
 

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