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This card was removed from MTG Arena on Sept 27th 2018 as part of the open beta patch.
Name Puncturing Blow
Mana Cost C2Color RColor R
Converted Mana Cost 4
Types Sorcery
Text Puncturing Blow deals 5 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.
Flavor "Neither the false God-Pharaoh nor his bugs will decide our fate."

—Samut, former Tah-crop initiate

Expansion HOUC Hour of Devastation
Rarity Common
Puncturing Blow
Card rulings (?)
2017-07-14 Puncturing Blow’s replacement effect will exile the target creature if it would die this turn for any reason, not just due to lethal damage. It applies to the target creature even if Puncturing Blow deals no damage to it (due to a prevention effect) or Puncturing Blow deals damage to a different creature (due to a redirection effect).
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