Blast of Genius

Blast of Genius {4}{U}{R}

Sorcery
Choose any target. Draw three cards, then discard a card. Blast of Genius deals damage equal to the discarded card's converted mana cost to that permanent or player.
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Details
  • Artist: Terese Nielsen
  • Watermark: Izzet
  • Rarity: uncommon
  • Collector Number: 55
  • Released: 2013-05-03
Legalities
Rulings
  • 2013-04-15 You choose the target as part of casting the spell. If that permanent or player is an illegal target when Blast of Genius tries to resolve, it won't resolve and none of its effects will happen. You won't draw or discard any cards.
  • 2013-04-15 If you discard a split card, its converted mana cost is determined by the combined mana costs of its two halves.
  • 2013-04-15 If you discard a card with {X} in its mana cost, the value of X is zero.
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Printings
  • Dragon's Maze (uncommon)

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Foreign names
  • 智慧爆发
  • 智慧爆發
  • Genieknall
  • Salve de génie
  • Scoppio di Genialità
  • 天才の煽り
  • 엄청난 폭발
  • Blast of Genius
  • Гениальный Удар
  • Ráfaga de ingenio