Nicol Bolas, the Deceiver
 
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Card Name:
Nicol Bolas, the Deceiver
Mana Cost:
5BlueBlackRed
Converted Mana Cost:
8
Types:
Planeswalker — Bolas
Card Text:
+3: Each opponent loses 3 life unless that player sacrifices a nonland permanent or discards a card.
−3: Destroy target creature. Draw a card.
−11: Nicol Bolas, the Deceiver deals 7 damage to each opponent. You draw seven cards.
Loyalty:
5
Expansion:
Rarity:
Mythic Rare
Card Number:
205
Artist:
Rulings
6/27/2017 While resolving Nicol Bolas’s first ability, 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. 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 In a multiplayer game, each opponent in turn order makes his or her choice for Nicol Bolas’s first ability, then all of the actions occur simultaneously. 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 If the target of Nicol Bolas’s second ability becomes illegal, the ability is countered and you won’t draw a card. If that target is legal but can’t be destroyed, most likely because it has indestructible, you still draw a card.
6/27/2017 If Nicol Bolas’s third ability causes each opponent to have 0 or less life, but it also causes you to try to draw more cards than you have in your library, the game ends in a draw.