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Defensive Formation | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Defensive Formation is Legal in

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Standard
Modern
Legacy
Vintage
Commander
 
 

Sets Defensive Formation is in

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Official Oracle Text for Defensive Formation

Card Name:
Defensive Formation
Casting Cost:
Type:
Enchantment

Card Text:
Rather than the attacking player, you assign the combat damage of each creature attacking you. You can divide that creature's combat damage as you choose among any of the creatures blocking it.

Flavor Text:
"Your enemies will pound upon the door of your defenses, but only you shall have the key, and it is the key of life."
—Song of All, canto 873

Official Rulings for Defensive Formation

10/4/2004 : Damage assignment choices from Trample and other things which allow alternative damage assignments for attacking creatures are all made by you.

3/1/2010 : With the exception of ignoring the damage assignment order, you follow all the normal rules for damage assignment.

 
 

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