If Gideon Jura was animated and then copied, that copy will be only a planeswalker, not a creature. If you have not controlled Gideon Jura continuously since your most recent turn began, it can’t attack and you can’t use any of his {Tap} or {UnTap} abilities does not say "Destroy target nonblack, non-Planeswalker creature." This rule has been removed and planeswalker cards printed before this change have received errata in the Oracle card reference to have the legendary supertype. You attack by animated Gideon Jura with 6 loyalty counters and the opponent blocks it by Flensermite: Flensermite deals 1 damage to Gideon, Gideon deals 6 damages to Flensermite. PLANESWALKER CARDS. If your opponent did cast any spell, then his creatures can’t attack during this turn while your Angelic Arbiter has its ability. If the players decided to pay the cost, the creature must attack Gideon. From ather side you can control two or more Jaces or two more Chandras of only they have different names. This ability works only if it deals with a creature. So it can’t be removed by effects that removing abilities, like Turn’s effect. Despite that you can’t see it on the card, each planeswalker has an ability that reads: “This permanent enters the battlefield with a number of loyalty counters on it equal to its printed loyalty number.” (That  number is printed in lower right corner of the planeswalker card.) The Chain Veil may help to avoid this restriction. the card, which is a permenant, just changes it's type until the end of turn. then because your all your opponents creatures attacked and killed gideon and now all tapped, your gideon avenger is all beefed up and your opponent is wide open for a huge single gideon avenger attack. 1/24/2013: Gideon, Champion of Justice’s second ability causes him to become a creature with the creature types Human and Soldier. Gideon, Martial Paragon. For example the new Oracle text of Blightning is: Blightning deals 3 damage to target player or planeswalker. It checks the card type before the creature goes to the graveyard, since this is a Leaves-the-battlefield trigger. If the planeswalker is a creature too, it may receive damage like an ordinary creature: In this case the damage dealt will cause two consequences. Liliana Vess is a human planeswalker from Dominaria and is both a master necromancer and a healer. no, no, these combos work, but what you do is get a gideon avenger out on the field with gideon jura, then have a allll of your opponents creatures attack gideon (great when playing a token deck) let gideon jura die and take all the damage to himself. Gideon Jura, 3 Planeswalker - Gideon, Mythic Rare [+2]: During target opponent's next turn, creatures that player controls attack Gideon Jura if able. If a creature can’t attack unless its controller pays a cost, that player will not be forced to pay that cost, so the creature doesn’t have to attack. This site is unaffiliated. Gideon Jura is good to use if the opponent has no creatures that turns, as well no haste. There is one more restriction on activating: one ability per one turn for each permanent. Like other legendary permanents, they are subject to the “legend rule”. It doesn’t affect players or planeswalkers. SEE CARDS IN THE GATHERER. Animated Gideon can also get noncombat damage, for example from. This is a state-based action. Player can activate loyalty abilities of the planeswalker any time he has priority and the stack is empty so cards that target creatures do nothing to him it even says it on the card. The second ability of Mimic Vat refers to the card, which was exiled by it’s first ability, regardless of this card’s type. 0: w00t!! Since Phyrexian Metamorph enters the battlefield as a copy of Gideon, it will gain 6 loyalty counters (see loyalty). As a result Gideon Jura will be exiled by Mimic Vat imprint ability. he'd just sit there being a creture. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. oh and Gideon Jura It already was on the battlefield, only changed types. Prevent all damage that would be dealt to him this turn. Cerebral Vortex can target only a player too. Help | Chandra Nalaar's story continues in "War of the Spark: Ravnica" -- the new novel from Greg Weisman available here. Gideon Jura may block, since it’s a creature. It gives you a turn where you can't personally be attacked. Do you remember that an object which changes a zone is counted as a new one? Grave Titan attacks noncreature Gideon Jura with 7 loyalty counters. Unlike most planeswalkers, Gideon doesn’t hesitate to enter combat. Unless a card specifically states that it does not affect cards of certain card types, they affect any card regardless of their other card types. Since loyalty abilities are activated ones, effect of Suppression Field will affect them. You play in a 2HG tournament. nightwolf445, note that summoning sickness is a property inherent to a card as a permanent. It may therefore destroy an animated nonblack planeswalker. It doesn’t matter if it enters the battlefield because it was casted, or it was put on the battlefield by an effect. Gideon Jura has the latest card type — a planeswalker.