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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Illustrated by Terese Nielsen

Standard
Frontier
Modern
Pauper
Legacy
Penny
Vintage
1v1 Cmdr.
Commander
Brawl
Notes and Rules Information for Blast of Genius:
  • If the target permanent or player becomes an illegal target for Blast of Genius, the spell doesn’t resolve. You don’t draw or discard any cards. (2018-12-07)
  • If a discarded card has {X} in its mana cost, X is considered to be 0. (2018-12-07)