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.
  • 7/14/2017: 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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