Magic Online Bug Blog February 25, 2016

Posted in Magic Online on February 26, 2016

By David Whitfield

David works on the Magic community team as a content specialist. He spends his days writing about Magic Online and trying to play too many colors at once in Limited.

What Is the Magic Online Bug Blog?

The “Bug Blog” is a running list of updates, alongside a list of Magic Online known issues. Here you’ll find a list of emergent new issues, details around issue statuses when applicable, known issue workarounds, a running tally of known issues updates, as well as the full Known Issues List. The Bug Blog posts to MTGO.com every other Thursday.

Want to find out when something was fixed? Check out the Fixed Known Issues Archive.

Expect the next Bug Blog on Thursday, March 10, 2016!


Known Issues List Updates

In this week's bug blog, we've added several new known issues as well as a list of fixes that went out with the February 17 Magic Online deployment.

The Known Issues List below has been updated, so refer to that for the most up-to-date statuses on Magic Online known issues. If you want to see the history of fixed known issues, refer to the archive.

Oath of the Gatewatch Known Issues

Gameplay

  • Cardset | When a player casts Kozilek, the Great Distortion, its triggered ability incorrectly triggers if the casting player has seven or more cards in hand. Upon resolution, the player will not draw cards if he or she already has seven or more cards in hand.
  • Cardset | If a creature enchanted by Visions of Brutality fights another creature (say, due to some Unnatural Aggression), and is dealt lethal damage this way, the enchanted creature incorrectly does not deal damage to its controller.
  • Cardset | If a player controls multiple Endbringers, only one will untap during other players’ untap steps as intended.
  • Cardset | In certain circumstances, Chandra, Flamecaller incorrectly exiles creature tokens created by Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.
  • Cardset | Cards that ask players to choose a basic land type incorrectly include the option to choose Wastes. If a player attempts to choose Wastes, he or she will be asked to choose a basic land type again. Wastes are basic lands, but are not a basic land type.
  • Cardset | Crumble to Dust incorrectly causes the player to search the library of the land’s controller, not owner.
  • Cardset | If Kozilek's Pathfinder loses its abilities (perhaps it was given a Gift of Tusks), creatures previously affected by its activated ability will incorrectly be able to block it.
  • Cardset | Reality Smasher's triggered ability incorrectly triggers once for each time a spell targets it. For example, if a player's opponent casts Agony Warp, choosing Reality Smasher for both targets, the triggered ability will trigger twice instead of once.
  • Cardset | Several prompt boxes are incorrect or uninformative. Affected cards include Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Harvester Troll, and Devour in Flames.
  • Cardset | The mana abilities of Wall of Roots and Kozilek's Translator cannot be activated while paying the mana cost of a spell or ability. Players can still activate these abilities at any time that player has priority.

Kamigawa Flashback Draft Known Issues

  • Cardset | Hankyu's second ability does not cause the equipped creature to deal damage as intended.

Newly Added Known Issues

Gameplay

  • Cardset | Abilities that reduce mana costs are not correctly being applied to additional costs (such as buyback or multikicker).
  • Cardset | If Kozilek's Pathfinder loses its abilities (perhaps it was given a Gift of Tusks), creatures previously affected by its activated ability will incorrectly be able to block it.
  • Cardset | If a double-faced planeswalker from Magic Origins is selected as a player’s commander, when the creature attempts to exile itself and return to the battlefield transformed into a planeswalker, it will instead arrive in the command zone and stay there.
  • Cardset | Goldmeadow Harrier incorrectly prevents players from submitting or playing with a Pauper deck.
  • Cardset | Hallowed Moonlight (and Containment Priest) incorrectly exile the double-faced Magic Origins planeswalkers instead of allowing them to return to the battlefield as a planeswalker when they attempt to return to the battlefield transformed.
  • Cardset | If a creature enchanted by Visions of Brutality fights another creature (say, due to some Unnatural Aggression), and is dealt lethal damage this way, the enchanted creature incorrectly does not deal damage to its controller.
  • Cardset | If a player attempts to sacrifice a pile of Eldrazi babies (Scions or Spawn) at once, only one of those tokens will be sacrificed.
  • Cardset | Narset, Enlightened Master's triggered ability does not allow players to cast split spells (such as Fire // Ice).
  • Cardset | Phyrexian Devourer doesn't actually gain +1/+1 counters from its activated ability, no matter how many cards it devours.
  • Cardset | Reality Smasher's triggered ability incorrectly triggers once for each time a spell targets it. For example, if a player's opponent casts Agony Warp, choosing Reality Smasher for both targets, the triggered ability will trigger twice instead of once.
  • Cardset | The mana abilities of Wall of Roots and Kozilek's Translator cannot be activated while paying the mana cost of a spell or ability. Players can still activate these abilities at any time that player has priority.

Client

  • Draft | If a player logs back in after being disconnected during a draft, the timer will incorrectly display as 00:00 for the next pick, regardless of how much time that player actually has to make a selection.
  • General | Windows 10 may display an error message that Magic Online is an unrecognized application while downloading the client. In order to successfully download the client, click the “More Info” link, then “Run Anyway.”
  • Trade | Clicking on the empty space in the Will Receive area does not deselect cards in that area.

Fixes Deployed February 17

Game Play

  • Cardset | Players resolving Infernal Tutor may now properly deliberately fail to find a card when they have one or more cards in their hand.
  • Duel Scene | Mana will once again be automatically consumed from a player’s pool in most circumstances. Mana will not be consumed if any of the mana has a rider associated with it, if the spell has a variable or alternate means of paying its cost (such as delve or convoke), or if the spell cannot be cast for exactly the mana in the player’s pool.
  • Duel Scene | The functionality of the “No Possible Play: Yield All” option, associated with the keyboard shortcut F8 by default, has been restored.
  • Duel Scene | Mana abilities of permanents that do not include a tap symbol no longer appear to cause the permanent to tap. Notably, this includes Kozilek's Translator.
  • Duel Scene | Keyboard shortcuts, such as “OK” (default: F2) or “Yield Until End of Turn” (default: F6), no longer sometimes cause blocking assignments to be reset.
  • Duel Scene | Using the "undo" keyboard shortcut (default: Ctrl+Z) during the declaration of blockers once again works as expected.
  • Duel Scene | While a player is required to choose multiple permanents, using the "undo" keyboard shortcut (default: Ctrl+Z) no longer reduces the number of permanents that player has to choose.
  • Cardset | Spells that return multiple permanents from different zones to players' hands (such as Rise // Fall or Æther Tradewinds) now work as expected.
  • Duel Scene | Creatures that produce mana upon their death, such as Cathodion or Su-Chi, will now provide players an opportunity to use that mana even if the player hasn’t set a stop for the step or phase in which the creature dies.
  • Cardset | If Winds of Qal Sisma resolves while its controller also controls a creature with power 4 or greater, the Winds will now correctly protect planeswalkers from combat damage.
  • Cardset | Shrine of Boundless Growth's activated ability now generates mana as expected.
  • Commander | If a player generates mana outside of his or her commander’s color identity, that mana is no longer turned into colorless mana. This update brings the Commander format on Magic Online in line with the January 2016 rules change. Rejoice, sunburst and converge cards!
  • Cardset | Viscerid Drone once again requires the sacrifice of a Swamp to activate either of its abilities.
  • Cardset | Prompt box text associated with several cards has been corrected, including Loam Larva, Archangel of Strife, and Devour in Flames.
  • Cardset | Spells that require a specific color of mana to be spent on X, such as Drain Life, once again enforce that requirement.
  • Cardset | Players can again choose to exile two cards from any single graveyard, not just their own, to activate the ability of Night Soil.
  • Cardset | Chorus of the Conclave static ability that allows a player to pay additional mana when casting a creature has been returned to expected functionality.
  • Cardset | If Auratouched Mage leaves the battlefield before its triggered ability resolves, the Aura will now be properly put into the player’s hand.
  • Cardset | Players are once again required to pay all additional costs for Primitive Justice.
  • Cardset | Tokens created by Forbidden Orchard no longer incorrectly appear to have flying.
  • Cardset | Spells and abilities that allow a player to change the target(s) of a spell or ability, such as Spellskite's activated ability, can no longer be used to add a target to some spells and abilities. Notably, this includes Oath of the Gatewatch's support mechanic.
  • Cardset | If a creature enchanted by Spectra Ward loses all abilities, that creature will now correctly lose the protection granted by Spectra Ward. A remaining display bug may cause the blue text indicating the protection ability to remain on the creature, but the card will function correctly.
  • Cardset | Oath of Chandra's second triggered ability now correctly sees planeswalkers that entered the battlefield earlier in the turn even if that object is no longer a planeswalker when the ability would trigger. Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker is relieved.
  • Cardset | Wicker Warcrawler now receives the expected -1/-1 counter when it attacks or blocks.
  • Cardset | A commander destroyed by Necromantic Selection and returned to the command zone with the commander replacement effect can no longer be returned to the battlefield with Necromantic Selection's ability.
  • Cardset | Echoing Decay affects only the one target creature when cast on a face-down creature. Face-down creatures have no name, and thus cannot share a name with anything.
  • Cardset | Tempting Wurm no longer tempts Magic Online into allowing the opponent to put cards onto the battlefield from another player’s library or hand.
  • Cardset | Heroes' Podium no longer provides a power and toughness boost to legendary creature cards in zones other than the battlefield.
  • Cardset | A creature sacrificed with Bloodfire Infusion's activated ability now correctly deals damage to each other creature.
  • Cardset | Neither Atarka, World Render nor Silumgar, the Drifting Death will now trigger their own abilities if, when they attack, they are no longer Dragons.
  • Cardset | Aven Mindcensor's third ability now interacts appropriately with all search effects.
  • Cardset | Players can no longer start the game with Gemstone Caverns on the battlefield if they’re playing first and have a Leyline or other start of game action in addition to the Caverns.
  • Cardset | Phantasmal Image now properly displays its gained triggered ability in blue text (“When this creature becomes the target…”) when copying a creature, making it more clear that it will be sacrificed if targeted.
  • Cardset | A visual indicator is now present when Spellskite redirects a spell or ability that targeted multiple permanents with the same name. When prompted to change targets, players should be alert for a green glow around the current target.
  • Cardset | Each Endbringer now properly untaps during other players’ untap steps. Except Shauku.
  • Cardset | If a permanent would be destroyed, but has multiple Auras with totem armor on it, an Aura chosen by the creature’s controller will now be correctly destroyed instead.
  • Cardset | Players are no longer incorrectly allowed to choose Wastes when prompted to choose a basic land type. “Wastes” is not a land type; it is a basic land card without a basic land type.
  • Cardset | Players can no longer choose a value of X higher than 0 when casting a spell with Goblin Dark-Dwellers's triggered ability.
  • Cardset | Players can no longer tap noncreature permanents to pay the cost of Sky Hussar's forecast ability.

Temporary Workarounds for Known Issues

We're hard at work whittling down the Known Issues List. In the meantime, we've found temporary solutions that may help alleviate certain problems that players are experiencing. Refer to the table below to see if there is a suggested temporary workaround for an issue that you are experiencing.

Game Play

Issue Description Temporary Workaround
Duel Scene | Cards that search for multiple cards at once don’t show the cards properly in the Revealed Cards area. The cards are properly identified in the game log.

 

Duel Scene | It is visually difficult to tell which set of blockers an attacking player is ordering when ordering multiple sets of multiple blocking creatures. You must start by ordering blockers for the left most attacking creature, then hit OK to move on to the next attacking creature to the right.

 

Duel Scene | Both players show as waiting for opponent, one player times out. If a player suspects this is happening, logging out and back in may resolve the problem.

Known Issues List

Known Issues List

The following are a list of known issues on Magic Online. Our goal with the known issues list is to give players insight into what we're working on, as well as helping players avoid problematic bugs and performance issues.

Please note, this is not a comprehensive list of known issues, simply the ones that we feel players are most likely to encounter. These issues are also not sorted in any particular order, aside from their category. While the list below is not sorted by priority or projected fix date, bugs and performance issues listed as "scheduled" have a scheduled fix in the near future—this status is subject to change.


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Gameplay Known Issues
Cardset | A Phantasmal Image copying a creature incorrectly does not display its triggered ability in blue text.
Cardset | Abilities that generate replacement effects preventing specific cards from being put into graveyards (such as those found on Progenitus or Blightsteel Colossus) do not function properly while resolving Grenzo, Dungeon Warden's activated ability.
Cardset | Abilities that reduce mana costs are not correctly being applied to additional costs (such as buyback or multikicker).
Cardset | All legendary creature cards in all zones owned by a player who controls a Heroes' Podium incorrectly receive the power/toughness bonus from its first ability.
Cardset | Atarka's Command's first mode doesn't appear in the Effect area after it resolves.
Cardset | Cards cast with conspire that require a player to sacrifice a creature as an additional cost to cast, such as Life's Legacy and Momentous Fall, incorrectly look at the power and toughness of the last creature clicked for conspire.
Cardset | Cards that are exiled by Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger incorrectly show association arrows while in the Exiled Zone.
Cardset | Cards that ask a player to choose X targets, such as Glimpse the Sun God, briefly indicate incorrectly that X is equal to zero when the last potential target is chosen before moving on to the cost payment step.
Cardset | Cards that ask players to choose a basic land type incorrectly include the option to choose Wastes. If a player attempts to choose Wastes, he or she will be asked to choose a basic land type again. Wastes are basic lands, but are not a basic land type.
Cardset | Cards that ask players to choose a basic land type incorrectly include the option to choose Wastes. If a player attempts to choose Wastes, he or she will be asked to choose a basic land type again. Wastes are basic lands, but are not a basic land type.
Cardset | Casting Sylvan Primordial causes the game to be locked in a multiplayer game if there are no legal targets for one player.
Cardset | Cavern of Souls's second ability can incorrectly be used to cast face-down creatures of the chosen creature type.
Cardset | Conceding while looking at cards with Sensei's Divining Top reveals cards to opponent. This applies to all actions involving scry or looking at X cards.
Cardset | Copying All Suns' Dawn sometimes causes a crash.
Cardset | Hankyu's second ability does not cause the equipped creature to deal damage as intended.
Cardset | Crumble to Dust incorrectly causes the player to search the library of the land’s controller, not owner.
Cardset | Crumble to Dust incorrectly causes the player to search the library of the land’s controller, not owner.
Cardset | Evolutionary Leap does not appropriately add cards revealed by its activated ability to the Revealed Cards area.
Cardset | Fireball lacks visual indicators during targeting to show whether or not it is targeting a player.
Cardset | Goldmeadow Harrier incorrectly prevents players from submitting or playing with a Pauper deck.
Cardset | Hallowed Moonlight (and Containment Priest) incorrectly exile the double-faced Magic Origins planeswalkers instead of allowing them to return to the battlefield as a planeswalker when they attempt to return to the battlefield transformed.
Cardset | Harbinger of the Tides’s casting options are displayed incorrectly. Players can still pay Harbinger of the Tides’s alternative casting cost by selecting the lower “Cast” option from the menu that appears when the card is clicked.
Cardset | Hunting Wilds, when kicked, incorrectly does not untap the Forest cards put onto the battlefield during its resolution. This only affects Forest cards that enter the battlefield tapped, such as Temple Garden or Sapseep Forest.
Cardset | If a creature enchanted by Visions of Brutality fights another creature (say, due to some Unnatural Aggression), and is dealt lethal damage this way, the enchanted creature incorrectly does not deal damage to its controller.
Cardset | If a permanent enters the battlefield as a copy of a permanent that had a choice made as it entered (such as Door of Destinies or Painter's Servant), the copy correctly allows the controller to make a new choice, but the abilities of the copy that refer to that choice do not function correctly.
Cardset | If a player casts Winds of Qal Sisma while controlling a creature with power 4 or greater, the damage prevention effect will fail to prevent combat damage dealt to planeswalkers.
Cardset | If a player controls multiple Endbringers, only one will untap during other players’ untap steps as intended.
Cardset | If a player controls multiple Endbringers, only one will untap during other players’ untap steps as intended.
Cardset | If a player attempts to sacrifice a pile of Eldrazi babies (Scions or Spawn) at once, only one of those tokens will be sacrificed.
Cardset | If a player selects a permanent to sacrifice to an Annihilator trigger, but then deselects that permanent, the player will sometimes incorrectly be required to sacrifice an additional permanent.
Cardset | If Kozilek's Pathfinder loses its abilities (perhaps it was given a Gift of Tusks), creatures previously affected by its activated ability will incorrectly be able to block it.
Cardset | If a double-faced planeswalker from Magic Origins is selected as a player’s commander, when the creature attempts to exile itself and return to the battlefield transformed into a planeswalker, it will instead arrive in the command zone and stay there.
Cardset | In a Commander game, mana abilities that produce mana based on their controller’s commander’s color identity, such as that found on Commander's Sphere or Command Tower, incorrectly produce no mana when tapped.
Cardset | In certain circumstances, Chandra, Flamecaller incorrectly exiles creature tokens created by Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.
Cardset | In certain circumstances, Chandra, Flamecaller incorrectly exiles creature tokens created by Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.
Cardset | Infernal Tutor doesn't allow the player to fail to find a card when they are not hellbent.
Cardset | Lightning Storm's activated ability will sometimes let the wrong player change the target. To mitigate this issue, we suggest letting the Lightning Storm activated ability resolve before activating it another time.
Cardset | Mass Polymorph incorrectly does not count exiled creature tokens when determining how many creature cards to put onto the battlefield.
Cardset | Myriad Landscape’s activated ability incorrectly allows a player to put two basic lands that do not share a land type onto the battlefield.
Cardset | Narset, Enlightened Master's triggered ability does not allow players to cast split spells (such as Fire // Ice).
Cardset | Oracle of Mul Daya reveals one too many cards from the top of the library after casting Genesis Wave or similar spells.
Cardset | Phyrexian Devourer doesn't actually gain +1/+1 counters from its activated ability, no matter how many cards it devours.
Cardset | Players are unable to drag-and-drop cards to split them into piles when prompted to do so by a card like Fact or Fiction. Cards can no longer be dragged from one pile to another in these scenarios, but players can move cards to another pile by single-clicking on the card.
Cardset | Reality Smasher's triggered ability incorrectly triggers if it is targeted more than once by a spell with multiple targets (such as Agony Warp).
Cardset | Several prompt boxes are incorrect or uninformative. Affected cards include Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Harvester Troll, and Devour in Flames.
Cardset | Several prompt boxes are incorrect or uninformative. Affected cards include Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Harvester Troll, and Devour in Flames.
Cardset | Some spells that return multiple permanents from different zones to players' hands (such as Rise // Fall or Æther Tradewinds) only return one permanent. Notably, this does not affect any cards in Battle for Zendikar or Oath of the Gatewatch.
Cardset | Spells that require a specific color of mana to be spent (such as Drain Life) incorrectly allow any color of mana to be spent.
Cardset | Spells that target Thunderbreak Regent more than once incorrectly trigger Thunderbreak Regent's ability twice.
Cardset | Stone Haven Outfitter’s triggered ability incorrectly triggers when a creature is destroyed if an Equipment had previously been destroyed while equipping that creature.
Cardset | The additional cost ability of Chorus of the Conclave does not function.
Cardset | The Chain Veil does not allow Planeswalkers that enter the battlefield after activating The Chain Veil to use their abilities twice.
Cardset | The game log does not display the third choice of a Confluence.
Cardset | The mana abilities of Wall of Roots and Kozilek's Translator cannot be activated while paying the mana cost of a spell or ability. Players can still activate these abilities at any time that player has priority.
Cardset | The prompt text for the second mode of Grab the Reins incorrectly omits the option to target a player. This incorrect prompt box also appears when the spell is entwined as the second targeting step. This is a text display issue only, and players that are legal targets do appear with the typical white glow indicating they can be targeted.
Cardset | Tokens created by Forbidden Orchard incorrectly appear to have flying. This is a display issue only. The tokens don’t actually fly.
Cardset | Triggered abilities of Equipment with a trigger condition of “whenever equipped creature dies” can incorrectly trigger when a noncreature card is destroyed. This occurs when the noncreature card was a creature with that Equipment attached during the previous turn. For example, if a player uses Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker’s first loyalty ability, then equips him with a Skullclamp, the Skullclamp will remain equipped for that turn. If Sarkhan is destroyed during the following turn, Skullclamp’s ability will inappropriately trigger.
Cardset | Under rare circumstances, a player who controls two creatures that can’t attack alone (such as Bonded Construct) but must attack with one of them will be able to attack with only that creature rather than being required to attack with both. Under even more rare circumstances, that creature will instead turn on its controller and attack that player on the next turn. We recommend that players keep their Bonded Constructs on tight leashes.
Cardset | Villainous Wealth's prompt box text incorrectly suggests that the caster must cast all appropriate exiled spells. This is a display issue only. The Cancel button allows the player to continue without casting remaining spells.
Cardset | Void Winnower incorrectly prohibits players from casting spells that have both an even converted mana cost and a variable in the mana cost. For example, a player whose opponent controls a Void Winnower is incorrectly prohibited from casting Rolling Thunder or Nourishing Shoal, even if the value chosen for X would result in a spell with an odd converted mana cost. Even if a player cannot even, they should be able to odd.
Cardset | When a player casts Kozilek, the Great Distortion, its triggered ability incorrectly triggers if the casting player has seven or more cards in hand. Upon resolution, the player will not draw cards if he or she already has seven or more cards in hand.
Cardset | When a player casts Kozilek, the Great Distortion, its triggered ability incorrectly triggers if the casting player has seven or more cards in hand. Upon resolution, the player will not draw cards if he or she already has seven or more cards in hand.
Cardset | When a user destroys Auratouched Mage before its triggered ability finishes resolving, a facedown card will be added to the owner's hand.
Cardset | When Entreat the Angels is on the stack with 0 chosen for X, the blue text that typically indicates the value of X does not appear.
Duel Scene | Cards that search for multiple cards at once don’t show the cards properly in the Revealed Cards area. These cards are properly identified in the game log.
Duel Scene | Creatures that enter the battlefield with counters based on the number of creatures in the graveyard (for example, Undergrowth Scavenger) do not count themselves if they are put onto the battlefield directly from the graveyard.
Duel Scene | Emblems display with an extra border.
Duel Scene | If a player’s spell or ability causes his or her own cards to be revealed, those cards are incorrectly not added to the player’s own Revealed Cards area. The player’s opponent should still see the revealed cards correctly.
Duel Scene | Intermittently and in certain scenarios, keyboard shortcuts (such as F2 or F6) can cause blocking assignments to be reset. This can cause players to unintentionally not block any attacking creatures. Players are encouraged to verify their blocking decisions when using these keyboard shortcuts.
Duel Scene | It is visually difficult to tell which set of blockers an attacking player is ordering when ordering multiple sets of multiple blocking creatures.
Duel Scene | Mana abilities of permanents that do not include a tap symbol still appear to cause the permanent to tap. This is a display issue only, and is corrected when the game advances to the next step or phase.
Duel Scene | Players who activate Liliana of the Veil’s first loyalty ability when their opponent has only one card in hand are unable to take any actions except passing priority after that ability resolves. This effect ends when the player has passed priority once.
Duel Scene | Spells with multiple targets (such as Silumgar's Command, Agony Warp, etc.) sometimes lack visual indicators to show what is happening to each target.
Duel Scene | The “No Possible Play: Yield All” function, commonly mapped to the F8 keyboard shortcut, no longer works as intended.
Duel Scene | The prompt text where the card states "Choose up to X target... X is currently [#]." States 'zero' when the last valid target is clicked.
Duel Scene | Under certain rare scenarios, attacking creatures will display on the opponent’s side of the battlefield. Resizing the Magic Online game window resolves this display issue.
Duel Scene | When a player plays a Ravnica shock land (such as Hallowed Fountain) off the top of the library with Courser of Kruphix, the new top card of the library is incorrectly revealed before the player decides whether to pay 2 life.
Duel Scene | When affects like Parallax Wave and Exhume end and creatures return to the battlefield, if one of those creatures was a Containment Priest then all other creatures are Exiled.
Duel Scene | When casting with Convoke, creatures used for the ability have a green highlight for some turns after casting the spell.
Duel Scene | When colorless mana is added to a player's mana pool as a result of a creature dying in combat (e.g. Cathodion, Su-chi), the user is unable to spend that mana if no stop is set.
Duel Scene | While paying the mana cost for a card with delve, players cannot remove cards from the delve selection without canceling the casting process and starting over.
Duel Scene | Zooming in on a card exiled by a land with hideaway shows an additional basic Swamp. This is a visual-only bug, players cannot play the Swamp using hideaway. Right-clicking on the exiled land will display it correctly.
General | When the "No Possible Play: Yield All" function is active, tapping Mishra's Workshop when it's the only land the player controls will automatically end the turn even if the mana could be spent.

Fixed Gameplay Known Issues
Cardset | Players resolving Infernal Tutor may now properly deliberately fail to find a card when they have one or more cards in their hand. —fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | Mana will once again be automatically consumed from a player’s pool in most circumstances. Mana will not be consumed if any of the mana has a rider associated with it, if the spell has a variable or alternate means of paying its cost (such as delve or convoke), or if the spell cannot be cast for exactly the mana in the player’s pool.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | The functionality of the “No Possible Play: Yield All” option, associated with the keyboard shortcut F8 by default, has been restored.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | Mana abilities of permanents that do not include a tap symbol no longer appear to cause the permanent to tap. Notably, this includes Kozilek's Translator.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | Keyboard shortcuts, such as “OK” (default: F2) or “Yield Until End of Turn” (default: F6), no longer sometimes cause blocking assignments to be reset.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | Using the "undo" keyboard shortcut (default: Ctrl+Z) during the declaration of blockers once again works as expected.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | While a player is required to choose multiple permanents, using the "undo" keyboard shortcut (default: Ctrl+Z) no longer reduces the number of permanents that player has to choose.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Spells that return multiple permanents from different zones to players' hands (such as Rise & Fall or Æther Tradewinds) now work as expected.—fixed 2/17
Duel Scene | Creatures that produce mana upon their death, such as Cathodion or Su-Chi, will now provide players an opportunity to use that mana even if the player hasn’t set a stop for the step or phase in which the creature dies.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | If Winds of Qal Sisma resolves while its controller also controls a creature with power 4 or greater, the Winds will now correctly protect planeswalkers from combat damage.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Shrine of Boundless Growth's activated ability now generates mana as expected.—fixed 2/17
Commander | If a player generates mana outside of his or her commander’s color identity, that mana is no longer turned into colorless mana. This update brings the Commander format on Magic Online in line with the January 2016 rules change. Rejoice, sunburst and converge cards!—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Viscerid Drone once again requires the sacrifice of a Swamp to activate either of its abilities.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Prompt box text associated with several cards has been corrected, including Loam Larva, Archangel of Strife, and Devour in Flames.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Spells that require a specific color of mana to be spent on X, such as Drain Life, once again enforce that requirement.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players can again choose to exile two cards from any single graveyard, not just their own, to activate the ability of Night Soil.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Chorus of the Conclave static ability that allows a player to pay additional mana when casting a creature has been returned to expected functionality.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | If Auratouched Mage leaves the battlefield before its triggered ability resolves, the Aura will now be properly put into the player’s hand.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players are once again required to pay all additional costs for Primitive Justice.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Tokens created by Forbidden Orchard no longer incorrectly appear to have flying.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Spells and abilities that allow a player to change the target(s) of a spell or ability, such as Spellskite's activated ability, can no longer be used to add a target to some spells and abilities. Notably, this includes Oath of the Gatewatch's support mechanic.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | If a creature enchanted by Spectra Ward loses all abilities, that creature will now correctly lose the protection granted by Spectra Ward. A remaining display bug may cause the blue text indicating the protection ability to remain on the creature, but the card will function correctly.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Oath of Chandra's second triggered ability now correctly sees planeswalkers that entered the battlefield earlier in the turn even if that object is no longer a planeswalker when the ability would trigger. Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker is relieved.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Wicker Warcrawler now receives the expected -1/-1 counter when it attacks or blocks.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | A commander destroyed by Necromantic Selection and returned to the command zone with the commander replacement effect can no longer be returned to the battlefield with Necromantic Selection's ability.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Echoing Decay affects only the one target creature when cast on a face-down creature. Face-down creatures have no name, and thus cannot share a name with anything.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Tempting Wurm no longer tempts Magic Online into allowing the opponent to put cards onto the battlefield from another player’s library or hand.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Heroes' Podium no longer provides a power and toughness boost to legendary creature cards in zones other than the battlefield.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | A creature sacrificed with Bloodfire Infusion's activated ability now correctly deals damage to each other creature.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Neither Atarka, World Render nor Silumgar, the Drifting Death will now trigger their own abilities if, when they attack, they are no longer Dragons.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Aven Mindcensor's third ability now interacts appropriately with all search effects.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players can no longer start the game with Gemstone Caverns on the battlefield if they’re playing first and have a Leyline or other start of game action in addition to the Caverns.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Phantasmal Image now properly displays its gained triggered ability in blue text (“When this creature becomes the target…”) when copying a creature, making it more clear that it will be sacrificed if targeted.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | A visual indicator is now present when Spellskite redirects a spell or ability that targeted multiple permanents with the same name. When prompted to change targets, players should be alert for a green glow around the current target.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Each Endbringer now properly untaps during other players’ untap steps. Except Shauku.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | If a permanent would be destroyed, but has multiple Auras with totem armor on it, an Aura chosen by the creature’s controller will now be correctly destroyed instead.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players are no longer incorrectly allowed to choose Wastes when prompted to choose a basic land type. “Wastes” is not a land type; it is a basic land card without a basic land type.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players can no longer choose a value of X higher than 0 when casting a spell with Goblin Dark-Dwellers's triggered ability.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Players can no longer tap noncreature permanents to pay the cost of Sky Hussar's forecast ability.—fixed 2/17
Cardset | Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient now correctly copies activated abilities of artifacts that sacrifice as part of the activation cost.—fixed 1/28
Metalworker’s mana ability can now be activated during the mana ability step in paying a cost for a spell or ability. —fixed 1/28
Containment Priest no longer exiles itself when it is put on the battlefield without being cast.—fixed 1/28
Converge spells that are copied no longer incorrectly retain their converge value.—fixed 1/28
Dream Halls no longer allows players to cast colorless cards or to cast spells without discarding a card. —fixed 1/28
Mana abilities of permanents that do not include a tap symbol no longer cause an incorrect game state when being used to pay costs of spells or abilities.—fixed 1/28
Spells with alternative casting costs requiring extra life to be paid now work as expected when the spell's cost is increased.—fixed 1/28
The Martyr cycle of cards (Martyr of Sands for example) now correctly function when revealing cards from the player’s hand.—fixed 1/28
The triggered ability of Stone Haven Outfitter no longer triggers when a creature that was equipped becomes unequipped before dying.—fixed 1/28
Void Winnower now prevents players from casting face-down spells.—fixed 1/28
Cardset | A bug that caused a crash when a player targeted a card with split second with Spelltwine has been resolved.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Anafenza, the Foremost no longer incorrectly exiles token creatures.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Caged Sun’s mana ability now correctly triggers when a land is tapped for an ability that produces more than one mana.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Casting Ray of Command without paying its mana cost, via a spell or ability such as cascade or Mizzix's Mastery, now works as expected. —fixed 1/27
Cardset | Costs that include a snow mana symbol now work as expected.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Creatures that would die after being dealt damage by Kumano, Master Yamabushi or one of his friends from Kamigawa are now properly exiled instead.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Oblivion Sower’s triggered ability no longer incorrectly allows players to put face-down exiled land cards onto the battlefield.—fixed 1/27
Cardset | Players who use the “Attack with all creatures” function will now see their flip creatures (such as Erayo, Soratami Ascendant and Akki Lavarunner) attack as expected.—fixed 1/27
Duel Scene | Cards that tutor for multiple cards at once now properly show the tutored cards in the Revealed Zone. —fixed 1/27
Duel Scene | Colorless mana is no longer autoconsumed before special mana (e.g. from Cavern of Souls and Mishra's Workshop).—fixed 1/27

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Client Known Issues
Collection | Land cards that use the multicolor land frame but do not have mana symbols in their rules text do not appear when filtering to display colorless cards. These lands do appear when filtering for land cards, however.
Deckbuilding | While creating a deck during a Limited event, if a player has sorted a deck and then moved individual cards (for example, moving a Clutch of Currents to the 5 CMC column), using the Add Lands button incorrectly re-sorts the deck automatically.
Draft | If a player logs back in after being disconnected during a draft, the timer will incorrectly display as 00:00 for the next pick, regardless of how much time that player actually has to make a selection.
Duel Scene | Challenging a player directly does not allow the player to set Wins Per Match or Match Clock options.

 

Duel Scene | In certain rare scenarios, a bug may cause a game to restart. If this occurs, errors in the restarted game may cause cards to appear with incorrect watermarks, lands not appearing on the battlefield, or other visual issues. If you experience this issue, please contact Game Support.
Duel Scene | When face down cards are given an activated ability, the art displays incorrectly on the stack when that ability is activated.

 

General | In certain rare circumstances, the window that displays at the end of an event does not display all prizes that the player has earned. This is a display issue only. All prizes are correctly added to players’ collections in these situations.
General | Under rare circumstances, the Game Details window will display buttons to replay matches instead of a round timer or standings. As a temporary workaround, logging out and back in resolves the issue.
General | When objects are added to a player’s collection, the window displaying these objects incorrectly defaults to sorting them alphabetically and not by type of object. This keeps booster packs earned as prizes from being immediately seen.
General | Windows 10 may display an error message that Magic Online is an unrecognized application while downloading the client. In order to successfully download the client, click the “More Info” link, then “Run Anyway.”
League | When rejoining a Constructed League, the "View Your Previous Decks" button is temporarily incorrectly inactive between opening the Entry Requirements dialog box and the next time the League Details window is opened.
Limited Scene | While building a Limited deck, if a player sorts the deck under construction by converted mana cost, clicking the “Add Lands” button will return each card to the appropriate pile even if the player individually moved them to another pile.
Multiplayer | Dropping out of a game does not concede the game if the player is not the first one to drop out.

 

Play Lobby | Clicking the Play button in an event lobby does not take the player to the next available tournament.

 

Sideboard | Extra cards are sometimes added to a player's deck in addition to their choices when sideboarding.

 

Trade | After clicking the Submit button in a trade, if a player adds or removes cards from the trade, the trade is still incorrectly submitted from his or her trade partner’s side. Toast messaging—messages that pop up on your screen to alert you—does display in this scenario warning players that the trade proposal has changed, and each player will have an opportunity to confirm the trade before it is performed.
Trade | Clicking on the empty space in the Will Receive area does not deselect cards in that area.
Trade | The Search Tool is not present in the Other Products tab of a trade.

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Fixed Client Known Issues
Duel Scene | The prompt box no longer displays the incorrect color during the scry-like step during the mulligan process.—fixed 2/17
General | Players eliminated from Premier events no longer falsely appear higher in the standings than players who are still active in the event.—fixed 1/27
General | Several bugs not listed elsewhere that caused crashes have been resolved.—fixed 1/27

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