Saffi Eriksdotter | Magic: The Gathering


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Official Oracle Text for Saffi Eriksdotter

Card Name:
Saffi Eriksdotter
Casting Cost:
Legendary Creature — Human Scout

Card Text:
Sacrifice Saffi Eriksdotter: When target creature is put into your graveyard from the battlefield this turn, return that card to the battlefield.

Flavor Text:
In the blink of an eye, she strode from deep snow to dusty waste. From the crease of light behind her, a voice rang hollow: "Saffi, wait for me . . . ."

Official Rulings for Saffi Eriksdotter

9/25/2006 : If a token creature is targeted, it will not be returned to the battlefield.

9/25/2006 : The creature is returned to the battlefield under your control if it's put into *your* graveyard from the battlefield. It doesn't matter who controlled it when Saffi targeted it.

9/25/2006 : Saffi can target itself, but it won't return itself to the battlefield. It will already be in the graveyard when the ability resolves, so the ability will be countered.


Comments on Saffi Eriksdotter

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Author: Gio

Date: August 23, 2014


If the creature I targeted with Saffi receives a removal spell (ie terror) after I had chosen the card as target would the ability of saffi gets countered because the creature died before the ability actually takes place?

Author: PWLAdmin

Date: August 26, 2014


If someone removes your target creature in response to you activating Saffi's ability then it would go on the stack and eventually resolve before Saffi's ability. That means when Saffi's ability resolves, the target is no longer valid and the ability does nothing. That being said, the best time to use Saffi's ability is when someone has already targeted one of your creatures for removal. You activate her ability in response and it will resolve before the removal, which will save your creature.