Lightning Axe
Name
Lightning Axe
Mana Cost
{r} (1)
Type
Instant
Rules Text
As an additional cost to cast this spell, discard a card or pay {5}.
Lightning Axe deals 5 damage to target creature.
Color
red
Formats
Card Ratings
Rarity
Uncommon
Expansion Set
Shadows over Innistrad
Multiverse Id
409925
Flavor Text
Spirits disturbed by ghoulcallers become geists driven by restless anger.
Card Number
170
All Versions
Prices
recent pricing
Shadows over Innistrad   $1.00

Current Legal Formats

Rulings

2006-09-25
This has an additional cost with an option. Essentially, the card’s cost to cast is either {5}{R} or {R} and a discard. But its mana cost is always {R} and its converted mana cost is always 1.
2016-04-08
The converted mana cost of Lightning Axe is 1, independent of which additional cost you paid.