Draining Whelk {4}{U}{U}

Creature — Illusion

Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.)

Flying

When Draining Whelk enters the battlefield, counter target spell. Put X +1/+1 counters on Draining Whelk, where X is that spell’s converted mana cost.

1/1

Illustrated by Mark Tedin

Standard
Frontier
Modern
Pauper
Legacy
Penny
Vintage
Duel Cmdr.
Commander
Notes and Rules Information for Draining Whelk:
  • If the triggered ability doesn’t counter the spell (if it is, for example, uncounterable), Draining Whelk still gets the counters. (2006-10-15)
  • If the triggered ability doesn’t resolve (the targeted spell becomes an illegal target, for example), Draining Whelk doesn’t get any +1/+1 counters. (2006-09-25)