Read the Bones
 
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Card Name:
Read the Bones
Mana Cost:
2Black
Converted Mana Cost:
3

Types:
Sorcery
Card Text:
Scry 2, then draw two cards. You lose 2 life. (To scry 2, look at the top two cards of your library, then put any number of them on the bottom of your library and the rest on top in any order.)
Flavor Text:
The dead know lessons the living haven't learned.
Expansion:
Rarity:
Common
All Sets:
Theros (Common)Commander 2014 (Common)
Card Number:
101
Artist:
Rulings
9/15/2013 The loss of life is part of the spell’s effect. It’s not an additional cost. If Read the Bones is countered, you won’t lose life.
9/15/2013 When you scry, you may put all the cards you look at back on top of your library, you may put all of those cards on the bottom of your library, or you may put some of those cards on top and the rest of them on the bottom.
9/15/2013 You choose how to order cards returned to your library after scrying no matter where you put them.
9/15/2013 You perform the actions stated on a card in sequence. For some spells and abilities, that means you’ll scry last. For others, that means you’ll scry and then perform other actions.
9/15/2013 Scry appears on some spells and abilities with one or more targets. If all of the spell or ability’s targets are illegal when it tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won’t scry.