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Do creatures with Flash have summoning sickness?
So yes, you can block with it. Summoning sickness means it can't be tapped. You can still use it to block an attacking creature. Just remember to flash it in at the end of the declare attackers step! via
Is Flash the same as haste?
What is a difference between Flash and Haste on creatures in terms of flavor? Looking at the art it seems that Haste makes you go fast and hit hard, kinda like Trample, except you actually lose momentum after initial impact. And Flash looks like it symbolizes ability to ambush and flank your foes. via
Can creatures with flash block?
No. In order for your opponent to be able to block with his flash creature he has to cast it in the Declare Attackers step. You will get priority after his creature resolves and you may use removal on it. When the game moves to the Declare Blockers step his creature won't be on the battlefield. via
Do artifact creatures have haste?
Other artifact creatures you control have haste. Whenever one or more artifact creatures you control attack, Alibou, Ancient Witness deals X damage to any target and you scry X, where X is the number of tapped artifacts you control. via
Can I block with summoning sickness?
Yes, you can block with a creature affected by summoning sickness. via
Can you lightning bolt a Planeswalker?
Lightning Bolt - yes, it can target a planeswalker - it now says "any target". via
What does Flash do in Magic The Gathering?
Flash is an ability that allows you to cast spells – including creatures, enchantments, and artifacts – anytime you could cast an instant. Most importantly, flash allows you to use Magic's inherent hidden information to your advantage and surprise your opponent with a spell they weren't expecting. via
Is summoning sickness the same as tapped?
Conversely, summoning sickness does not affect a creature's status. Being summoning sick does not change whether a creature is tapped vs. untapped or face up vs. face down. via
Is an artifact a permanent?
An artifact is a permanent. See rule 301, “Artifacts.” 301.1. A player who has priority may cast an artifact card from their hand during a main phase of their turn when the stack is empty. via
Can you tap an artifact the turn you play it?
Yes, as long as it's not a creature. Only creatures are affected by summoning sickness. If March of the Machines was in play or Ratchet Bomb became a creature by other means, you wouldn't be able to tap it if it came under your control that turn. Otherwise, it can tap immediately. via
Can you tap artifacts on opponent's turn?
Yep. If they have an ability that would do so, there is nothing stopping them (aside from Summoning Sickness, targeting, the usual). Unless you are playing with Area of Effect. via
Do Planeswalkers get summoning sickness?
A planeswalker is not a creature, and its activated abilities don't have the tap symbol or untap symbol in their cost, so the summoning sickness rule doesn't apply. via
Do creatures return from graveyard have summoning sickness?
Defy death returns creature from graveyard to battlefield, does the creature have summoning sickness? Yes. It won't be anything unless it or the card has/gave Haste. via
Can you activate creature abilities with summoning sickness?
Can I still use their abilities despite having summoning sickness? Yes, summoning sickness only applies to attacking, tap abilities and untap abilities. any other activated abilities are fine. Yes. via