Soul Spike | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Soul Spike is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Soul Spike
Soul Spike deals 4 damage to target creature or player and you gain 4 life.
Official Rulings for Soul Spike
7/15/2006 : If you don't have two cards of the right color in your hand, you can't choose to cast the spell using the alternative cost.
7/15/2006 : You can't exile a card from your hand to pay for itself. At the time you would pay costs, that card is on the stack, not in your hand.