Wash Away
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Community Rating: 5 / 5  (0 votes)
Card Name:
Wash Away
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Card Text:
Cleave 1BlueBlue <i>(You may cast this spell for its cleave cost. If you do, remove the words in square brackets.)</i>
Counter target spell that wasn't cast from its owner's hand.
Flavor Text:
"May the ocean take it"
—Nephalia expression meaning
"good riddance"
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11/19/2021 Copies of spells are never cast from a player's hand, so Wash Away can counter copies of spells even if its cleave cost wasn't paid, regardless of whether the original spell being copied was cast from a player's hand.
11/19/2021 If you cast a spell for its cleave cost, that spell doesn't have any of the text in square brackets while it's on the stack.
11/19/2021 A cleave cost is an alternative cost that's paid instead of the spell's mana cost. Casting a spell for its cleave cost doesn't change the spell's mana value.
11/19/2021 You can't cast a spell for both its cleave cost and another alternative cost. For example, if an effect gives an Alchemist's Retrieval in your graveyard a flashback cost of Blue, you can't cast it from your graveyard for its cleave cost.
11/19/2021 If an effect allows you to “cast a spell without paying its mana cost,” you can't cast that spell for its cleave cost.

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