8ED8th Edition

Thorn Elemental

Thorn Elemental from 8th Edition
Thorn Elemental from 8th Edition

Creature - Elemental   {5}{G}{G} (CMC:7)

You may have Thorn Elemental deal its combat damage to defending player as though it weren't blocked.

Rain from this storm leaves you pinned to the ground like an insect.

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

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4/1/2008
If this creature is attacking a planeswalker, assigning its damage as though it weren't blocked means the damage is assigned to the planeswalker, not to the defending player.
4/1/2008
When assigning combat damage, you choose whether you want to assign all damage to blocking creatures, or if you want to assign all of it to the defending player or planeswalker. You can't split the damage assignment between them.
4/1/2008
You can decide to assign damage to the defending player or planeswalker even if the blocking creature has protection from green or damage preventing effects on it.
4/1/2008
If blocked by a creature with banding, the defending player decides whether or not the damage is assigned "as though it weren't blocked".

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