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Basic land counting is a mechanic that creates an effect equal to the number of basic lands of a certain type the player controls.[1]

All colors have access to this, but it is primary in red, secondary in black and green, and tertiary in white and blue.[2]

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  1. Mark Rosewater (June 5, 2017). "Mechanical Color Pie 2017". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater (October 18, 2021). "Mechanical Color Pie 2021 Changes". Wizards of the Coast.