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Read the Bones | Magic: The Gathering

 

Formats Read the Bones is Legal in

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Standard
Modern
Legacy
Vintage
Commander
 
 

Sets Read the Bones is in

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Official Oracle Text for Read the Bones

Card Name:
Read the Bones
Casting Cost:
Type:
Sorcery

Card Text:
Scry 2, then draw two cards. You lose 2 life. (To scry 2, look at the top two cards of your library, then put any number of them on the bottom of your library and the rest on top in any order.)

Flavor Text:
The dead know lessons the living haven't learned.

Official Rulings for Read the Bones

9/15/2013 : The loss of life is part of the spell’s effect. It’s not an additional cost. If Read the Bones is countered, you won’t lose life.

9/15/2013 : When you scry, you may put all the cards you look at back on top of your library, you may put all of those cards on the bottom of your library, or you may put some of those cards on top and the rest of them on the bottom.

9/15/2013 : You choose how to order cards returned to your library after scrying no matter where you put them.

9/15/2013 : You perform the actions stated on a card in sequence. For some spells and abilities, that means you’ll scry last. For others, that means you’ll scry and then perform other actions.

9/15/2013 : Scry appears on some spells and abilities with one or more targets. If all of the spell or ability’s targets are illegal when it tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won’t scry.

 
 

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