Does infect damage count as damage?
Yes, infect modifies the results of any damage dealt by a source with infect but it is still damage and if its dealt during the combat damage step’s turn-based action, it is combat damage.
Does infect trigger monarch?
Yes. The damage is still damage, and any triggered abilities based on damage will trigger.
Does infect replace combat damage?
Infect replaces combat damage, so if it connects, you take no damage but 3 poison counters. If you block, the blocking creature will take no damage and 3 -1/-1 counters.
Does infect cause life loss?
702.90b Damage dealt to a player by a source with infect doesn’t cause that player to lose life. Rather, it causes that source’s controller to give the player that many poison counters.
Is infect and poison the same?
Note that there is a big difference between poisonous and infect, though – a poisonous creature deals combat damage normally, then applies a fixed number of poison counters, while a creature with infect does not cause the player to lose life and likes pump effects much more.
Does prevent all damage stop infect?
Damage prevention effects do indeed prevent all five forms the damage can take: damage marked on a creature, -1/-1 counters on a creature (from sources with wither or infect), life loss of a player, poison counters on a player (from sources with infect), or removal of loyalty counters from a planeswalker.
Does preventing combat damage stop infect?
What happens to Monarch when player dies?
What if the Monarch Just Dies in Multiplayer? If the monarch dies during another player’s turn, then that player becomes the new monarch. If the monarch dies during their own turn, then the player who’s next in turn order immediately becomes the monarch.
Can you regenerate a sacrificed creature?
Description. Sacrificing or saccing is purposely or forcefully removing a permanent from play. This can be due to an effect on the card itself, the effect of another permanent already in play, coming into or leaving play or a spell such as an instant or sorcery. A sacrificed permanent cannot be regenerated.
How does infect work in Commander?
In Modern or Legacy, an Infect player needs to reach 10 poison counters to win the game. In Commander, an Infect player needs to reach thirty poison counters to win the game. I’d argue that Infect is already significantly weaker than it should be, not stronger.
How does proliferate work with infect?
Proliferate is a returning keyword action that lets the Phyrexians spread their twisted infection. To proliferate, choose any number of players and/or permanents that each have at least one counter of any type. Mirrodin Besieged features a number of new cards that proliferate.