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Host is a supertype with no inherent functionality. Instead, it serves as an identifying characteristic, and is closely tied to cards with augment.[2][3][4]

Description[ | ]

Host appears on creatures in Unstable and Unsanctioned.[4] All host creatures have an ETB ability which becomes a repeatable triggered ability when the host is combined with an augment. The exact condition for the triggered ability depends on the augment.

Host creatures always have a card name in two parts divided by a fissure, a metal bar running vertically through their art and a text box split in two unequal parts.[2]

Unlike other supertypes, like basic or world, but similar to snow, host does nothing other than to identify host creatures. Instead, various effects reference host creatures, mainly the augment ability.[5]

References[ | ]

  1. Mark Rosewater (2019-05-30). "What is the storm scale rating of Augment and Host?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  2. a b Mark Rosewater (November 20, 2017). "The Un-Ending Saga, Part 3". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mark Rosewater (November 22, 2017). "Unstable FAQAWASLFAQPAFTIDAWABIAJTBT". Wizards of the Coast.
  4. a b Mark Rosewater (February 25, 2020). "Unsanctioned FAQ". Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Matt Tabak (November 13, 2017). "Unstable Mechanics". Wizards of the Coast.

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