8ED8th Edition

Royal Assassin

Royal Assassin from 8th Edition
Royal Assassin from 8th Edition

Creature - Assassin   {1}{B}{B} (CMC:3)

{T}: Destroy target tapped creature.

Trained in the arts of stealth, royal assassins choose their victims carefully, relying on timing and precision rather than brute force.

159 8ED • ENMark Zug

Legal in: Modern,Legacy,Vintage,Freeform,Prismatic,Tribal Wars Legacy,Singleton 100,Commander

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10/4/2004
Can't target itself because you choose the target before you tap him. At that time he is not yet a legal target.
10/4/2004
If the creature is no longer tapped when the Assassin's ability resolves, then the ability is countered.

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