Kuushik, the Thousand-cord - Summon as a surprise?

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Kuushik, the Thousand-cord - Summon as a surprise?

Post by Astrid Varelse » Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:13 am

I was doing some digging and having surprise as a sub-type was really starting to bother me as I thought more about the wording of skills

After a quick lookup I found an example for a wording trap that I was thinking of:
Say hello to [c]Kuushik, the Thousand-cord[/c].

"Play this skill only on your turn, once per turn."

Could I use [c]Kuushik, the Thousand-cord[/c]'s effect as to respond (As a surprise) on my turn?

For example, on my turn, if an opponent activated an effect which makes me climax target furre I control (I choose), could I react by summoning a Herm Fox Furre token and target it?
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Re: Kuushik, the Thousand-cord - Summon as a surprise?

Post by Taz » Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:28 am

Activated skills, by default, can be activated at Surprise speed. An exception would be an activated skill that said "play this skill only any time you could play a Haven" or something like that. So long as you're within the specific timing restrictions of Kuushik's skill, then yes, you may activate it whenever you want within those restrictions.
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