Scrounger of Souls Hour of Devastation Torment of Scarabs

Torment of Hailfire Torment of Hailfire English

Sorcery, XBB (2)

Repeat the following process X times. Each opponent loses 3 life unless that player sacrifices a nonland permanent or discards a card.

"Your God-Pharaoh has returned."

Illus. Grzegorz Rutkowski

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 6/27/2017: If X is 0, Torment of Hailfire resolves with no effect.
  • 6/27/2017: While resolving Torment of Hailfire, your opponent chooses a card to be discarded without revealing it, chooses a nonland permanent to be sacrificed, or chooses to do neither. Then that player discards that card, sacrifices that permanent, or loses 3 life, then repeats this process if it hasn’t been done X times yet. Your opponent can always choose to lose 3 life, even if he or she has cards to discard or nonland permanents to sacrifice.
  • 6/27/2017: Each repetition through this process is done separately. If an opponent sacrifices a creature with an ability that triggers when another creature dies, for example, it will see creatures that are sacrificed before it, but not those are sacrificed after it.
  • 6/27/2017: State-based actions aren’t checked in between repetitions of this process, so the game state may be a little unusual while making the choice. For example, a player may sacrifice a creature and then later sacrifice an Aura that was attached to that creature.
  • 6/27/2017: In a multiplayer game, each opponent in turn order makes his or her choice once, then all of the actions occur simultaneously, then they repeat this process if it hasn’t been done X times yet. Opponents will know choices made by earlier opponents when making their choices, although a card chosen to be discarded this way isn’t revealed until it’s discarded.
  • 6/27/2017: In a Two-Headed Giant game, Torment of Hailfire causes both opponents to sacrifice a nonland permanent, discard a card, or lose 3 life X times. Your opponents can choose the same torment or different ones each time.
Printings:
#77 (Grzegorz Rutkowski)

Editions:
English Hour of Devastation (Rare)

Languages:
German Plage des Hagelfeuers
French Tourment de grêle de feu
Italian Piaga della Grandine di Fuoco
Spanish Tormento de diluvio ardiente
Portuguese Tormento de Granizo Flamejante
Japanese 霰炎の責め苦
Simplified Chinese 火雹灾难
Russian Пытка Огненным Градом
Traditional Chinese 火雹災難
Korean 우박불이 주는 고통


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