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 mana value to that permanent or player.

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Illustrated by Terese Nielsen

Standard
Alchemy
Pioneer
Explorer
Modern
Brawl
Legacy
Historic
Vintage
Pauper
Commander
Penny
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)