"In my early experiments in phylactery, I found that fragile forms have their uses." —Rocati, Duke of Martyne
Official Rulings for Brittle Effigy
8/15/2010 : Brittle Effigy is exiled as a cost to activate its ability, not as part of its effect. If the targeted creature is an illegal target by the time the ability would resolve, the ability is countered, but Brittle Effigy remains exiled.