Triggered effects are triggered by certain events during the game. There are three types of triggered effects.

  • Beginning/End triggered effects. These include the phrase “At the beginning/end” (and are underlined on cards) and trigger during the specified phase of the game.
  • After Resolutions triggered effects. “After resolutions” triggered effects wait until the current action or special triggered effect has fully resolved to begin resolving itself.
  • Other triggered effects use the words “when,” “whenever,” or “each time” but aren’t part of an “after resolutions” triggered effect. These effects resolve instantly as soon as the appropriate event triggers them.

The first two are known as “special” triggered effects and may contain instructions to move or make an attack, while “other” triggered effects can’t

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