Backfire Fourth Edition Control Magic

Blue Elemental Blast Blue Elemental Blast English

Instant, U (1)

Choose one —

• Counter target red spell.

• Destroy target red permanent.

Illus. Richard Thomas

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: The decision to counter a spell or destroy a permanent is a decision made on announcement before the target is selected. If the spell is redirected, this mode can't be changed, so only targets of the selected type are valid.
Printings:
#63 (Richard Thomas)

Editions:
English Fourth Edition (Common)
English Revised Edition (Summer Magic "Edgar") (Common)
English Revised Edition (Common)
English Media Inserts (Special)
English International Collectors' Edition (Common)
English Collector's Edition (Common)
English Unlimited Edition (Common)
English Limited Edition Beta (Common)
English Limited Edition Alpha (Common)
English MTGO Masters Edition IV (Uncommon)

Languages:
German Blauer Urknall
French Salve élémentaire bleue
Italian Scarica Elementale Blu
Spanish Ráfaga elemental azul
Portuguese Maldição do Elemental Azul


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