Cartouche of Ambition Amonkhet Cursed Minotaur

Cruel Reality Cruel Reality English

Enchantment — Aura Curse, 5BB (7)

Enchant player

At the beginning of enchanted player's upkeep, that player sacrifices a creature or planeswalker. If the player can't, he or she loses 5 life.

As Gideon watched the initiate murder his crop-mate, his admiration of the city of Naktamun gave way to horror.

Illus. Kieran Yanner

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 4/18/2017: The enchanted player chooses a permanent to sacrifice from among the creatures and planeswalkers that player controls. You don’t choose which type of permanent the player has to sacrifice.
  • 4/18/2017: The enchanted player can’t choose to lose 5 life if he or she has a creature or planeswalker that can be sacrificed.
  • 4/18/2017: There are many important moments in the story, but the most crucial—called “story spotlights”—are shown on cards. You can read more about these events in the official Magic fiction at
#84 (Kieran Yanner)

English Amonkhet (Mythic Rare)

German Grausame Realität
French Réalité cruelle —
Italian Crudele Realtà
Spanish Cruda realidad
Portuguese Realidade Cruel
Japanese 残酷な現実 —
Simplified Chinese 残酷现实 —
Russian Жестокая Реальность
Traditional Chinese 殘酷現實 —
Korean 잔혹한 현실

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