- Until end of turn, target player can't cast instant or sorcery spells, and that player can't activate abilities that aren't mana abilities.
Draw a card.
Legal in: Commander, Duel, Legacy, Vintage
2004-10-04: Abeyance prohibits activated abilities of cards which are not on the battlefield.
2004-10-04: Abeyance never prevents mana abilities from being activated.
2004-10-04: Abeyance does not affect abilities which are not activated, such as static abilities and triggered abilities. It also doesn’t stop the declaration of attackers or blockers.
2008-08-01: This can’t be used as a counterspell. It will have no effect on spells which were on the stack when it was cast, nor on those cast in response to it.