Hand of Emrakul | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Hand of Emrakul is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Hand of Emrakul
Annihilator 1 (Whenever this creature attacks, defending player sacrifices a permanent.)
—Ayli, Kamsa cleric
Official Rulings for Hand of Emrakul
6/15/2010 : If a creature with annihilator is attacking a planeswalker, and the defending player chooses to sacrifice that planeswalker, the attacking creature continues to attack. It may be blocked. If it isn't blocked, it simply won't deal combat damage to anything.
6/15/2010 : In a Two-Headed Giant game, the controller of an attacking creature with annihilator chooses which of the defending players is affected by the ability. Only that player sacrifices permanents. The choice is made as the ability resolves; once a player is chosen, it's too late for anyone to respond.
6/15/2010 : Casting Hand of Emrakul by paying its alternative cost doesn't change when you can cast it. You can cast it only at the normal time you could cast a creature spell.
6/15/2010 : Casting Hand of Emrakul by paying its alternative cost doesn't change its mana cost or converted mana cost.
6/15/2010 : Effects that increase or reduce the cost to cast Hand of Emrakul will apply to it even if you choose to pay its alternative cost.