Death Wish | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Death Wish is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Death Wish
Official Rulings for Death Wish
5/1/2007 : The choice is optional.
5/1/2007 : If you fail to find something, you still exile this.
5/1/2007 : If you fail to find something, you still lose half your life, rounded up.
9/16/2007 : Can't acquire cards that are phased out.
10/1/2009 : You can't acquire exiled cards because those cards are still in one of the game's zones.
10/1/2009 : In a sanctioned event, a card that's "outside the game" is one that's in your sideboard. In an unsanctioned event, you may choose any card from your collection.