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Introduced: Gatecrash
Last Used: Dragon's Maze
Typical Text: Bloodrush — {Cost}, Discard this card: {Effect}
Statistics: 13 cards
{R}46 % {G}31 % {R/G}23 %
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Bloodrush is an ability word introduced in Gatecrash, wherein it is the Gruul Clans guild mechanic.[1] It allows players to discard creature cards in order to give an attacking creature a temporary power/toughness boost equal to the power and toughness of the discarded creature card.

Rulings[edit | edit source]

  • The bonus for each bloodrush ability is tied to the power, toughness, and other abilities of the creature card with bloodrush.

Example[edit | edit source]

  • Rubblehulk - {4}{R}{G}
    Creature — Elemental
    Rubblehulk's power and toughness are each equal to the number of lands you control.
    Bloodrush{1}{R}{G}, Discard Rubblehulk: Target attacking creature gets +X/+X until end of turn, where X is the number of lands you control.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Mark Rosewater. (January 14, 2013.) "Gatecrashing the Party, Part 3", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast.