Surgical Extraction
 
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Card Name:
Surgical Extraction
Mana Cost:
Phyrexian Black
Converted Mana Cost:
1

Types:
Instant
Card Text:
(Phyrexian Black can be paid with either Black or 2 life.)
Choose target card in a graveyard other than a basic land card. Search its owner's graveyard, hand, and library for any number of cards with the same name as that card and exile them. Then that player shuffles his or her library.
Watermark:
Phyrexian
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
74
Artist:
Rulings
6/1/2011 A card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its mana cost is each color that appears in that mana cost, regardless of how that cost may have been paid.
6/1/2011 To calculate the converted mana cost of a card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, count each Phyrexian mana symbol as 1.
6/1/2011 As you cast a spell or activate an activated ability with one or more Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, you choose how to pay for each Phyrexian mana symbol at the same time you would choose modes or choose a value for X.
6/1/2011 If you're at 1 life or less, you can't pay 2 life.
6/1/2011 Phyrexian mana is not a new color. Players can't add Phyrexian mana to their mana pools.
6/1/2011 "Any number of cards" means just that. If you wish, you can choose to leave some or all of the cards with the same name as the targeted card, including that card, in the zone they're in.