Lion's Eye Diamond
 
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Card Name:
Lion's Eye Diamond
Mana Cost:
0
Converted Mana Cost:
0

Types:
Artifact
Card Text:
Sacrifice Lion's Eye Diamond, Discard your hand: Add three mana of any one color to your mana pool. Activate this ability only any time you could cast an instant.
Flavor Text:
Held in the lion's eye
—Zhalfirin saying meaning "caught in the moment of crisis"
Expansion:
Rarity:
Mythic Rare
All Sets:
Mirage (Rare)Vintage Masters (Mythic Rare)
Card Number:
271
Artist:
Rulings
10/4/2004 The ability is a mana ability, so it is activated and resolves as a mana ability, but it can only be activated at times when you can cast an instant. Yes, this is a bit weird.