Dark Temper | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Dark Temper is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Dark Temper
Official Rulings for Dark Temper
2/1/2009 : Dark Temper has a self-replacement effect, which applies before other prevention or replacement effects would. If you control a black permanent as Dark Temper resolves, it doesn't deal damage at all (so damage prevention or redirection effects would have no effect); it simply destroys the targeted creature.