Null Rod {2}

Artifact

Activated abilities of artifacts can’t be activated.

Gerrard: “But it doesn’t do anything!” Hanna: “No—it does nothing.”

Illustrated by Anson Maddocks

Part of the Reserved List

Standard
Frontier
Modern
Pauper
Legacy
Penny
Vintage
1v1 Cmdr.
Commander
Brawl
Notes and Rules Information for Null Rod:
  • Activated abilities contain a colon. They’re generally written “[Cost]: [Effect].” Some keywords are activated abilities and will have colons in their reminder text. (2016-06-08)
  • This effect applies to all activated abilities of artifacts, including mana abilities. (2013-07-01)
  • This effect does not prevent triggered abilities from triggering and it doesn’t stop the effects of static abilities. (2013-07-01)
  • This covers only artifacts that are on the battlefield. (2008-04-01)