Blast of Genius
 
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Card Name:
Blast of Genius
Mana Cost:
4BlueRed
Converted Mana Cost:
6

Types:
Sorcery
Card Text:
Choose target creature or player. Draw three cards, then discard a card. Blast of Genius deals damage equal to the discarded card's converted mana cost to that creature or player.
Flavor Text:
Ral Zarek's brainstorms bring actual thunder and lightning.
Watermark:
Izzet
Expansion:
Rarity:
Uncommon
Card Number:
55
Artist:
Rulings
4/15/2013 You choose the target creature or player as part of casting the spell. If that creature or player is an illegal target when Blast of Genius tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won't draw or discard any cards.
4/15/2013 If you discard a split card, Blast of Genius will deal damage equal the sum of its two converted mana costs as a single damage-dealing event.
4/15/2013 If you discard a card with {X} in its mana cost, the value of X is zero.