Soul Spike
 
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Card Name:
Soul Spike
Mana Cost:
5BlackBlack
Converted Mana Cost:
7

Types:
Instant
Card Text:
You may exile two black cards from your hand rather than pay Soul Spike's mana cost.
Soul Spike deals 4 damage to target creature or player and you gain 4 life.
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
70
Artist:
Rulings
7/15/2006 You may pay the alternative cost rather than the card's mana cost. Any additional costs are paid as normal.
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.