Draining Whelk
 
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Card Name:
Draining Whelk
Mana Cost:
4BlueBlue
Converted Mana Cost:
6

Types:
Creature — Illusion
Card Text:
Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.)
Flying
When Draining Whelk enters the battlefield, counter target spell. Put X +1/+1 counters on Draining Whelk, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.
P/T:
1 / 1
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
57
Artist:
Rulings
9/25/2006 If the triggered ability is countered (the targeted spell becomes an illegal target, for example), Draining Whelk doesn't get any +1/+1 counters.
10/15/2006 If the triggered ability doesn't counter the spell (if it is, for example, uncounterable), Draining Whelk still gets the counters.