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 target creature or player 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:
Tenth Edition (Common)Magic 2013 (Common)Darksteel (Common)
Card Number:
93
Artist:
Rulings
7/1/2012 If the target creature or player is an illegal target when Essence Drain tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won't gain 3 life.