Contested Game Ball MTG Card


Contested Game Ball - The Lost Caverns of Ixalan
Mana cost
Converted mana cost2
RarityUncommon
TypeArtifact
Abilities Treasure
Released2023-11-17
Set symbol
Set nameThe Lost Caverns of Ixalan
Set codeLCI
Number251
Frame2015
Layoutnormal
Borderblack
Illustred byCamille Alquier

Text of card Contested Game Ball

Whenever you're dealt combat damage, the attacking player gains control of Contested Game Ball and untaps it. , : Draw a card and put a point counter on Contested Game Ball. Then if it has five or more point counters on it, sacrifice it and create a Treasure token.

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Card legalities

Magic the Gathering formats where Contested Game Ball has restrictions

FormatLegality
StandardLegal
HistoricbrawlLegal
HistoricLegal
LegacyLegal
OathbreakerLegal
GladiatorLegal
AlchemyLegal
PioneerLegal
CommanderLegal
ModernLegal
FutureLegal
VintageLegal
DuelLegal
ExplorerLegal
BrawlLegal
PennyLegal
TimelessLegal

Rules and information about Contested Game Ball

The reference guide for Magic: The Gathering Contested Game Ball card rulings provides official rulings, any errata issued, as well as a record of all the functional modifications that have occurred.

DateText
2023-11-10 Contested Game Ball's triggered ability triggers only once whenever you're dealt combat damage, no matter how many creatures deal combat damage to you at the same time.
2023-11-10 If point counters are put on Contested Game Ball some way other than its last ability, you won't sacrifice it or create a Treasure token. The check for five or more point counters happens only as the activated ability resolves.
2023-11-10 In a Two-Headed Giant game, each player on the attacking team is an attacking player. When Contested Game Ball's first ability resolves, you'll choose which member of the attacking team gains control of it.

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