Breeding Pit Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic Corrupt

Promise of Power Promise of Power English

Sorcery, 2BBB (5)

Choose one —

• You draw five cards and you lose 5 life.

• Put an X/X black Demon creature token with flying onto the battlefield, where X is the number of cards in your hand as the token enters the battlefield.

Entwine {4} (Choose both if you pay the entwine cost.)

Illus. Kev Walker

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 10/4/2004: The power/toughness of the token is set when this spell resolves.
  • 12/1/2004: The power and toughness of the Demon token are set when Promise of Power resolves. They're unaffected if the number of cards in your hand changes later.
  • 12/1/2004: If you pay the entwine cost, you draw five cards, then lose five life, then put the Demon token onto the battlefield. The five cards you draw count toward the Demon's power and toughness.
Printings:
#54 (Kev Walker)

Editions:
English Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic (Rare)
English Mirrodin (Rare)

Languages:
German Machtversprechen
French Promesse de pouvoir
Italian Promessa di Potere
Spanish Promesa de poder
Portuguese Promessa de Poder
Japanese 力の確約


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