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Reach

Giant Spider M14

Last Used: Evergreen
Type: Static
Introduced: Alpha
Future Sight
Category for Reach

Reach is an evergreen keyword ability.

Details

It is a static ability that means the affected creature can block creatures with flying.

Reach is a very old mechanic, and has existed at since Alpha's Giant Spider, although it did not have a keyword at the time and was simply spelled out in the rules text.

Example

Amy attacks with a Griffin Sentinel and Norman controls a Giant Spider, even though it doesn't have flying, the Giant Spider can still legally block the Griffin Sentinel, as it has reach.

Comprehensive Rules

702.17. Reach

  • 702.17a. Reach is a static ability.
  • 702.17b. A creature with flying can't be blocked except by creatures with flying and/or reach.
  • 702.17c. Multiple instances of reach on the same creature are redundant.
Evergreen Keywords
DeathtouchDefenderDouble StrikeEnchantEquip
First StrikeFlashFlyingHasteHexproofIndestructible
LifelinkMenaceProwessReachTrampleVigilance

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