Diamond Lion
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Card Name:
Diamond Lion
Mana Cost:
2
Converted Mana Cost:
2
Types:
Artifact Creature — Cat
Card Text:
Tap, Discard your hand, Sacrifice Diamond Lion: Add three mana of any one color. Activate only as an instant.
Flavor Text:
"The merchant asked for riches no one had ever dreamed of. The djinn, smiling, granted his wish."
—Afari, <i>Tales</i>
P/T:
2 / 2
Expansion:
Rarity:
Rare
Card Number:
427
Artist:
Rulings
6/18/2021 Even though you can only activate this as an instant, it is still a mana ability. It doesn’t use the stack and cannot be responded to.
6/18/2021 You can’t cast an instant (or activate an ability as an instant) while casting a spell. Therefore, much like Lion’s Eye Diamond, you can’t activate the ability intending to use the mana to cast a spell from your hand.

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