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Blast of Genius | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Blast of Genius is Legal in

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Standard
Modern
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Sets Blast of Genius is in

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20

 
 

Official Oracle Text for Blast of Genius

Card Name:
Blast of Genius
Casting Cost:
Type:
Sorcery

Card Text:
Choose target creature or player. Draw three cards, then discard a card. Blast of Genius deals damage equal to the discarded card's converted mana cost to that creature or player.

Flavor Text:
Ral Zarek's brainstorms bring actual thunder and lightning.

Official Rulings for Blast of Genius

4/15/2013 : You choose the target creature or player as part of casting the spell. If that creature or player is an illegal target when Blast of Genius tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won't draw or discard any cards.

4/15/2013 : If you discard a split card, Blast of Genius will deal damage equal the sum of its two converted mana costs as a single damage-dealing event.

4/15/2013 : If you discard a card with in its mana cost, the value of X is zero.

 
 

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