Discarding a card is an effect, not a cost. You can activate the effects of " Dark World" monsters discarded by this effect.
If your opponent activates an Effect Monster's effect to destroy this card and you Chain an effect to take control of their monster, you can still discard 1 card from your hand to prevent this card from being destroyed by the effect.
You choose which card you want to discard to prevent this card's destruction.
Mentions in Other Rulings
When you discard one card instead of having " Clear Vice Dragon" be destroyed, you choose which card you want to discard. The card is not chosen randomly.
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Konami Gameplay FAQ: Stardust Overdrive Sneak Peek -- Card Rulings (Version 1.0) ↑
Konami FAQ: Effect Monster > Clear Vice Dragon
Konami FAQ: When "Clear Vice Dragon" would be destroyed, if control of it changes, then is it destroyed?
Konami FAQ: Do the effects of "Clear World" activate even while "Clear Vice Dragon" is face-up on the field?
Konami FAQ: For the effect of "Clear Vice Dragon", can the player controlling it choose which card is discarded from the hand as a substitute?
Konami FAQ: Can "Goldd, Wu-Lord of Dark World" be Special Summoned if it was discarded instead of having "Clear Vice Dragon" be destroyed?
Konami FAQ: When "Clear Vice Dragon", how do each of their ATKs change? ↑ 8.0 8.1
Konami FAQ: When "Clear Vice Dragon" attacks, how does its ATK change when the opponent activates "Honest"?
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