Fossil Find
Community Rating:
Community Rating: 2.902 / 5  (51 votes)
Card Name:
Fossil Find
Mana Cost:
Red or Green
Mana Value:
Card Text:
Return a card at random from your graveyard to your hand, then reorder your graveyard as you choose.
Flavor Text:
"Some secrets want to be revealed. They burst through the soil of their own accord."
—Dindun of Kulrath Mine
Card Number:
5/1/2008 The easiest way to choose a card at random from your graveyard is to turn your graveyard face down, shuffle it, and pick a card. You're not normally allowed to reorder your graveyard, but since this card lets you do it anyway, it's okay to mix the cards up while you're picking randomly.
5/1/2008 If you have multiple cards in your graveyard with the same name, and one of them is being targeted by another spell on the stack or enchanted (with Spellweaver Volute, for example), you must differentiate them so you know which one (if any) is chosen at random. In that case, it may be better to use dice to choose a card at random, or temporarily use a proxy card to represent the targeted card.
5/1/2008 Except for the card that you return to your hand, reordering your graveyard won't affect anything that's currently targeting or enchanting a card in your graveyard. Whatever it is will be able to track the card it's targeting or enchanting as your graveyard is reordered.
5/1/2008 All players get to see which card you chose at random.
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