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Mind Bend | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Mind Bend is Legal in

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Standard
Modern
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Commander
 
 

Sets Mind Bend is in

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Official Oracle Text for Mind Bend

Card Name:
Mind Bend
Casting Cost:
Type:
Instant

Card Text:
Change the text of target permanent by replacing all instances of one color word with another or one basic land type with another. (For example, you may change "nonblack creature" to "nongreen creature" or "forestwalk" to "islandwalk." This effect lasts indefinitely.)

Flavor Text:
"The world, I've come to realize, is a blank canvas on which to paint."
—Ixidor, reality sculptor

Official Rulings for Mind Bend

10/4/2004 : Alters all occurrences of the chosen word in the text box and the type line of the given card.

10/4/2004 : Can target a card with no appropriate words on it, or even one with no words at all.

10/4/2004 : It can't change a word to the same word. It must be a different word.

10/4/2004 : It only changes what is printed on the card (or set on a token when it was created or set by a copy effect). It will not change any effects that are on the permanent.

10/4/2004 : You choose the words to change on resolution.

10/4/2004 : You can't change proper nouns (i.e. card names) such as "Island Fish Jasconius".

10/4/2004 : It can be used to change a land's type from one basic land type to another. For example, Forest can be changed to Island so it produces blue mana. It doesn't change the name of any permanent.

 
 

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