Chartooth Cougar Commander Comet Storm

Cleansing Beam Cleansing Beam English

Instant, 4R (5)

Radiance — Cleansing Beam deals 2 damage to target creature and each other creature that shares a color with it.

"Justice is toothless without punishment. Righteousness cannot succeed without the suffering of the guilty."
—Razia, Boros archangel

Illus. Pat Lee

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/1/2005: All creatures that share a color are affected, even your own.
  • 10/1/2005: A creature "shares a color" with any creature that is at least one of its colors. For example, a green-white creature shares a color with creatures that are green, white, green-white, red-white, black-green, and so on.
  • 10/1/2005: If it targets a colorless creature, it doesn't affect any other creatures. A colorless creature shares a color with nothing, not even other colorless creatures.
  • 10/1/2005: You check which creatures share a color with the target when the spell resolves.
  • 10/1/2005: Only one creature is targeted. If that creature leaves the battlefield or otherwise becomes an illegal target, the entire spell is countered. No other creatures are affected.
#116 (Pat Lee)

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German Reinigender Strahl
French Rayon purificateur
Italian Raggio Purificatore
Spanish Haz purificador
Portuguese Raio Purificador
Japanese 浄化の光線
Simplified Chinese 净化光束
Russian Очищающий луч

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