Essence Drain
 
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Card Name:
Essence Drain
Mana Cost:
4Black
Converted Mana Cost:
5
Types:
Sorcery
Card Text:
Essence Drain deals 3 damage to any target and you gain 3 life.
Flavor Text:
"Life's essence is a nectar unlike any I tasted when I lived as a mortal."
—Zul Ashur, lich lord
Expansion:
Rarity:
Common
All Sets:
Darksteel (Common)
Tenth Edition (Common)
Magic 2013 (Common)
Card Number:
93
Artist:
Rulings
7/1/2012 If the target permanent or player is an illegal target when Essence Drain tries to resolve, it won’t resolve and none of its effects will happen. You won’t gain 3 life.