Case of the Stashed Skeleton

Case of the Stashed Skeleton {1}{B}

Enchantment - Case
When this Case enters the battlefield, create a 2/1 black Skeleton creature token and suspect it.
To solve — You control no suspected Skeletons.
Solved — {1}{B}, Sacrifice this Case: Search your library for a card, put it into your hand, then shuffle. Activate only as a sorcery.
  • 2024-02-02 Being solved is not part of a permanent's copiable values. A permanent that becomes a copy of a solved Case is not solved. A solved Case that somehow becomes a copy of a different Case stays solved.
  • 2024-02-02 Being suspected isn't a copiable value. If a permanent becomes a copy of a suspected creature, it won't be suspected.
  • 2024-02-02 Cases don't lose their other abilities when they become solved.
  • 2024-02-02 Each Case has two special keyword abilities: to solve and solved.
  • 2024-02-02 If a creature is already suspected, suspecting it again won't have any effect.
  • 2024-02-02 If a suspected creature loses all abilities, it will lose menace and "This creature can't block", but it won't stop being suspected.
  • 2024-02-02 Once a Case becomes solved, it stays solved until it leaves the battlefield.
  • 2024-02-02 The meaning of "solved" differs based on what type of ability follows it. "Solved — [activated ability]" means "[Activated ability]. Activate only if this Case is solved." Activated abilities contain a colon. They're generally written "[Cost]: [Effect]."
  • 2024-02-02 There's no limit to the number of creatures that can be suspected simultaneously. Suspecting a new creature doesn't cause other creatures to stop being suspected.
  • 2024-02-02 When an effect suspects a creature, it becomes suspected. It gains menace and "This creature can't block" for as long as it's suspected. It stays suspected until it leaves the battlefield or another effect causes it to no longer be suspected.
  • 2024-02-02 "Solved — [Triggered ability]" means "[Triggered ability]. This ability triggers only if this Case is solved." Triggered abilities use the word "when," "whenever," or "at." They're often written as "[Trigger condition], [effect]."
  • 2024-02-02 "Solved — [static ability]" means "As long as this Case is solved, [static ability]." Static abilities are written as statements, such as "Creatures you control get +1/+1" or "Instant and sorcery spells you cast cost {1} less to cast."
  • 2024-02-02 "To Solve — [condition]" means "At the beginning of your end step, if [condition] and this Case is not solved, it becomes solved."
  • 2024-02-02 "To solve" abilities will check for their condition twice: once when the ability would trigger, and once when it resolves. If the condition isn't true at the beginning of your end step, the ability won't trigger at all. If the condition isn't true when the ability resolves, the Case won't become solved.

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Foreign names
  • 僻处白骨案
  • Fall des versteckten Skeletts
  • Affaire du squelette caché
  • Caso dello Scheletro Nascosto
  • 謎の骸骨の事件
  • Caso do Esqueleto Escondido
  • Caso del esqueleto escondido