Soul Manipulation

Soul Manipulation {1}{U}{B}

Instant
Choose one or both —
• Counter target creature spell.
• Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
"Birth and death are both reversible."
—Nicol Bolas
Details
  • Artist: Carl Critchlow
  • Rarity: common
  • Collector Number: 29
  • Released: 2009-04-30
Legalities
Rulings
  • 2009-05-01 You may choose just the first mode (targeting a creature spell), just the second mode (targeting a creature card in your graveyard), or both modes (targeting a creature spell and a creature card in your graveyard). You can't choose a mode unless there's a legal target for it.
  • 2009-05-01 If you choose both modes, you choose their targets at the same time. You can't counter your own creature spell and then return that card from your graveyard to your hand.
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Foreign names
  • 操弄灵魂
  • Seelenmanipulation
  • Manipulation de l'âme
  • Manipolazione dell'Anima
  • 魂の操作
  • Manipulação de Alma
  • Манипулирование Душами
  • Manipulación del alma