Mind Bend
 
Community Rating:
0.51.01.52.02.53.03.54.04.55.0
Community Rating: 3.885 / 5  (52 votes)
Card Name:
Mind Bend
Mana Cost:
Blue
Converted Mana Cost:
1
Types:
Instant
Card Text:
Change the text of target permanent by replacing all instances of one color word with another or one basic land type with another. (For example, you may change "nonblack creature" to "nongreen creature" or "forestwalk" to "islandwalk." This effect lasts indefinitely.)
Flavor Text:
"The world, I've come to realize, is a blank canvas on which to paint."
—Ixidor, reality sculptor
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
All Sets:
Eighth Edition (Rare)
Ninth Edition (Rare)
Mirage (Uncommon)
Tenth Edition (Rare)
Card Number:
93
Rulings
10/4/2004 Alters all occurrences of the chosen word in the text box and the type line of the given card.
10/4/2004 Can target a card with no appropriate words on it, or even one with no words at all.
10/4/2004 It can’t change a word to the same word. It must be a different word.
10/4/2004 It only changes what is printed on the card (or set on a token when it was created or set by a copy effect). It will not change any effects that are on the permanent.
10/4/2004 You choose the words to change on resolution.
10/4/2004 You can’t change proper nouns (i.e. card names) such as “Island Fish Jasconius”.
10/4/2004 It can be used to change a land’s type from one basic land type to another. For example, Forest can be changed to Island so it produces blue mana. It doesn’t change the name of any permanent.