Essence Drain

Essence Drain from Darksteel
Essence Drain from Darksteel

Sorcery   {4}{B} (CMC:5)

Essence Drain deals 3 damage to target creature or player and you gain 3 life.

Mephidross claims all life within it. What cannot be twisted is absorbed.

43 DST • ENTony Szczudlo

Legal in: Modern,Extended,Mirrodin Block,Legacy,Vintage,Freeform,Prismatic,Tribal Wars Legacy,Tribal Wars Standard,Classic,Singleton 100,Commander

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If the target creature or player is an illegal target when Essence Drain tries to resolve, it will be countered and none of its effects will happen. You won't gain 3 life.

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