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Riot Control | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Riot Control is Legal in

Block
Standard
Modern
Legacy
Vintage
Commander
 
 

Sets Riot Control is in

Edition
Price
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0.25
10

 
 

Official Oracle Text for Riot Control

Card Name:
Riot Control
Casting Cost:
Type:
Instant

Card Text:
You gain 1 life for each creature your opponents control. Prevent all damage that would be dealt to you this turn.

Flavor Text:
"Ravnicans need order. If they don't have it, we shall bring it to them."
—Isperia

Official Rulings for Riot Control

4/15/2013 : Count the number of creatures your opponents control as Riot Control resolves to determine how much life you gain.

4/15/2013 : If a source an opponent controls would deal noncombat damage to you, you may choose to have Riot Control prevent that damage before that opponent may choose to redirect that damage to a planeswalker you control.

4/15/2013 : Riot Control doesn't prevent combat damage that would be dealt to planeswalkers you control by creatures attacking them. It also doesn't prevent damage that would be dealt to creatures you control.

 
 

Comments on Riot Control

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Author: Gabriel Chase

Date: May 05, 2013

Comment:

The Orzhov Intro deck makes use of this, but flavour–wise it’s clearly Azorius. I like it a lot. Some minor synergy with Gideon, Champion of Justice too.