List of Magic: The Gathering Keywords - Keywords From Expert-Level Expansions (mechanics) - Absorb


This ability is written absorb X. If a creature with absorb would be dealt damage, X of that damage is prevented. This ability appears on a single timeshifted creature from Future Sight, Lymph Sliver. Older cards with this ability were not changed to grant absorb.

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