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An Instant with Investigate

Investigate is a keyword action that lets you create a colorless "Clue" artifact token, which has "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.".

Please note: According to the rules of Magic: The Gathering technically speaking this is not an ability. For reasons of clarity and comprehensibility it is treated as one on the wiki.

Color Distribution[]

Investigate can often be found on Blue, White and Green cards.

Expansion Info[]

Investigate was introduced into Magic Duels with the fourth expansion Shadows over Innistrad.

Video[]

Watch this explanatory video to see how this game concept works.

Shadows_Over_Innistrad_-_Investigate

Shadows Over Innistrad - Investigate

Note: The video is based on the physical card game. Shown cards might not appear in Magic Duels.

Comprehensive Rules[]

701.34. Investigate

701.34a “Investigate” means “Create a colorless Clue artifact token with ‘{2}, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.’”[1]

Investigate Cardlist[]

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Bygone Bishop.png Bygone Bishop 2White (3)
Creature — Spirit Cleric (2/3)
Flying

Whenever you cast a creature spell with converted mana cost 3 or less, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

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Byway Courier.png Byway Courier 2Green (3)
Creature — Human Scout (3/2)
When Byway Courier dies, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")
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Confirm Suspicions.png Confirm Suspicions 3BlueBlue (5)
Instant
Counter target spell.

Investigate three times. (To investigate, create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

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Confront the Unknown.png Confront the Unknown Green (1)
Instant
Investigate, then target creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn for each Clue you control. (To investigate, create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")
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Declaration in Stone.png Declaration in Stone 1White (2)
Sorcery
Exile target creature and all other creatures its controller controls with the same name as that creature. That player investigates for each nontoken creature exiled this way.
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Drownyard Explorers.png Drownyard Explorers 3Blue (4)
Creature — Human Wizard (2/4)
When Drownyard Explorers enters the battlefield, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")
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Erdwal Illuminator.png Erdwal Illuminator 1Blue (2)
Creature — Spirit (1/3)
Flying

Whenever you investigate for the first time each turn, investigate an additional time.

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Expose Evil.png Expose Evil 1White (2)
Instant
Tap up to two target creatures.

Investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

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Press for Answers.png Press for Answers 1Blue (2)
Sorcery
Tap target creature. It doesn't untap during its controller's next untap step.

Investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

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Survive the Night.png Survive the Night 2White (3)
Instant
Target creature gets +1/+0 and gains indestructible until end of turn. (Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)

Investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

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Tamiyo's Journal.png Tamiyo's Journal 5 (5)
Legendary Artifact
At the beginning of your upkeep, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

Tap, Sacrifice three Clues: Search your library for a card and put that card into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

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Tireless Tracker.png Tireless Tracker 2Green (3)
Creature — Human Scout (3/2)
Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

Whenever you sacrifice a Clue, put a +1/+1 counter on Tireless Tracker.

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Ulvenwald Mysteries.png Ulvenwald Mysteries 2Green (3)
Enchantment
Whenever a nontoken creature you control dies, investigate. (Create a colorless Clue artifact token with "2, Sacrifice this artifact: Draw a card.")

Whenever you sacrifice a Clue, create a 1/1 white Human Soldier creature token.

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References[]

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