Oloro, Ageless Ascetic | Magic: The Gathering
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Official Oracle Text for Oloro, Ageless Ascetic
Whenever you gain life, you may pay . If you do, draw a card and each opponent loses 1 life.
At the beginning of your upkeep, if Oloro, Ageless Ascetic is in the command zone, you gain 2 life.
Official Rulings for Oloro, Ageless Ascetic
10/17/2013 : If Oloro is your commander, its last ability will trigger at the beginning of the upkeep step on your first turn.
10/17/2013 : Oloro’s second ability triggers just once for each life-gaining event, no matter how much life is gained.
10/17/2013 : You decide whether to pay as the second ability resolves. If you do, you’ll draw a card and each opponent will lose 1 life.
10/17/2013 : If two creatures you control with lifelink deal combat damage at the same time, Oloro’s ability will trigger twice. However, if a single creature with lifelink deals combat damage to multiple creatures, players, and/or planeswalkers at the same time (perhaps because it has trample or was blocked by more than one creature), the ability will trigger only once.
10/17/2013 : In some unusual cases, you can gain life even though your life total actually decreases. For example, if you are being attacked by two 3/3 creatures and you block one with a 2/2 creature with lifelink, your life total will decrease by 1 even though you’ve gained 2 life. Oloro’s second ability would trigger.
10/17/2013 : In a Two-Headed Giant game, life gained by your teammate won’t cause the ability to trigger, even though it causes your team’s life total to increase.