Hydroblast
 
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Card Name:
Hydroblast
Mana Cost:
Blue
Converted Mana Cost:
1
Types:
Instant
Card Text:
Choose one —
• Counter target spell if it's red.
• Destroy target permanent if it's red.
Flavor Text:
"Heed the lessons of our time: the forms of water may move the land itself and hold captive the fires within."
—Gustha Ebbasdotter,
Kjeldoran royal mage
Expansion:
Rarity:
Common
All Sets:
Fifth Edition (Uncommon)
Ice Age (Common)
Masters Edition (Common)
Eternal Masters (Uncommon)
Card Number:
37
Artist:
Rulings
10/4/2004 The decision to counter a spell or destroy a permanent is a decision made on announcement before the target is selected. If the spell is redirected, this mode can’t be changed, so only targets of the selected type are valid.
6/8/2016 Hydroblast can target any spell or permanent, not just a red one. It checks the color of the target only on resolution.