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- If the restore cost is paid during the restore phase, the permanent is undrained if it was drained drained.
- If the restore cost is not paid during the restore phase and the permanent is undrained and it shares a faction with it's leader, it is drained.
- In all other cases, the permanent is discarded. This means that if the restore cost is not paid on a permanent that is either a drained or that does not share a faction with its leader, it is discarded.