Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, Purphoros deals 2 damage to each opponent.
Whenever a creature enters the battlefield, you may add to your mana pool, where X is the number of creatures you control that share a creature type with it.
1) your opponent can respond to a creature after it has been put onto the battlefield, but only if you pass them priority. 3) abilities exist independent of sources. once the ability goes onto the stack and it resolves, it will do stuff.
When a land becomes a creature, that doesn’t count as having a creature enter the battlefield. The permanent was already on the battlefield; it only changed its types. Abilities that trigger whenever a creature enters the battlefield won’t trigger.
Whenever a creature with exactly the chosen number of words in its name enters the battlefield under your control, draw a card. (Hyphenated words are one word.)
Can a creature be killed before its ” enters the battlefield ” ability triggers? No. Shock can target players, planeswalker permanents and creature permanents.
Activated abilities cannot be countered by spells or abilities that counter spells, because they aren’t spells. However, there are cards, such as Stifle, Squelch, and Voidslime, that can be used to counter these abilities. Most activated abilities are written in the form “[Cost]: [Effect]”.
Deathtouch does not instantly kill the creature removing it from combat like some people think it does. 3. A creature with both First strike and death touch DOES NOT MEAN the creature gets first strike death touch, there is no such thing.
You can ‘ t destroy the creature or artifact that was sacrificed “as an additional cost” to cast the spell, and you can ‘ t destroy or remove counters from a permanent that sacrificed itself to activate its ability.
Deathtouch destroys creatures by inflicting one point of damage, Planeswalkers are not creatures so they are not affected by deathtouch.
Yes, they’ll have summoning sickness. Every creature experiences summoning sickness, without exception, unless something says it doesn’t, such as having Haste.