Gitaxian Probe
Name
Gitaxian Probe
Mana Cost
{up} (1)
Type
Sorcery
Rules Text
({up} can be paid with either {u} or 2 life.)
Look at target player's hand.
Draw a card.
Color
blue
Formats
Card Ratings
Rarity
Common
Expansion Set
New Phyrexia
Multiverse Id
233056
Flavor Text
"My flesh holds no secrets, monster. The spirit of Mirrodin will fight on." —Vy Covalt, Mirran resistance
Mark
Phyrexian
Card Number
35
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Current Legal Formats

Rulings

2011-06-01
A card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its mana cost is each color that appears in that mana cost, regardless of how that cost may have been paid.
2011-06-01
To calculate the converted mana cost of a card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, count each Phyrexian mana symbol as 1.
2011-06-01
As you cast a spell or activate an activated ability with one or more Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, you choose how to pay for each Phyrexian mana symbol at the same time you would choose modes or choose a value for X.
2011-06-01
If you’re at 1 life or less, you can’t pay 2 life.
2011-06-01
Phyrexian mana is not a new color. Players can’t add Phyrexian mana to their mana pools.
2011-06-01
The targeted player may have no cards in their hand. You’ll still draw a card.