Can creatures block more than one attacker? Each creature can only block a single attacker, but the defending player may choose to block an attacking creature with more than one creature. Both players are given a chance to cast instants and activate abilities after blockers have been declared.
What happens when you block with multiple creatures?
If an attacker is blocked by multiple creatures, the attacking player can divide its combat damage among them. The player starts by assigning damage to the first blocking creature in line. If that creature is assigned lethal damage, further damage may be assigned to that creature and/or the next one in line.
Do blocking creatures deal damage?
A blocking creature assigns combat damage among the attacking creatures it blocks, which is one creature except in the case of certain abilities. Attacking creatures that are blocked but have the blocking creature removed from combat before the Damage Assignment Step deal no combat damage.
Can I tap a creature with vigilance?
Vigilance is a static keyword ability, which means you cannot disable it. Whenever a vigilance creature attacks, it doesn't become tapped. You can't choose to tap it if you want to.
Do vigilance creatures tap when blocking?
For each of the chosen creatures, the defending player chooses one creature for it to block that's attacking that player or a planeswalker they control. If a creature with vigilance becomes tapped because of another spell or effect, it won't be able to block.
Related question for Can Creatures Block More Than One Attacker?
Does first strike work on multiple blockers?
You only need to assign lethal damage to the first blocker before assigning damage to the second blocker. You can assign 2 damage to the first creature and 2 damage to the second killing them both during the first strike combat damage step.
Can Odric master tactician?
Whenever Odric, Master Tactician and at least three other creatures attack, you choose which creatures block this combat and how those creatures block. Flavor Text: "Fear holds no place in faith's battle plan."
|7/1/2012||You can decide that a creature won't block.|
|7/1/2012||All blocking declarations must still be legal.|
How is damage dealt in MTG?
120.2a Damage may be dealt as a result of combat. Each attacking and blocking creature deals combat damage equal to its power during the combat damage step. 120.2b Damage may be dealt as an effect of a spell or ability. The spell or ability will specify which object deals that damage.
Do you tap blockers MTG?
Yes. Blockers only need to be untapped when they're actually declared as blockers; after that, tapping & untapping have no effect on blocking or any other parts of combat.