Purgatory | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Purgatory is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Purgatory
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may pay and 2 life. If you do, return a card exiled with Purgatory to the battlefield.
Official Rulings for Purgatory
10/4/2004 : If destroyed at the same time some creatures are destroyed, the destroyed creatures are exiled and stay exiled.
4/1/2008 : This has been restored to a triggered ability that triggers when a nontoken creature is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, rather than a replacement effect. The creature does go to the graveyard, and will trigger any other abilities that look for this event.
8/1/2008 : If this card changes controllers between putting the upkeep triggered ability on the stack and resolving it, the creature is put onto the battlefield under the control of the player who controlled this card when the ability was put on the stack.