Relic Ward | Magic: The Gathering
Formats Relic Ward is Legal in
Official Oracle Text for Relic Ward
Enchanted artifact has shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.)
Official Rulings for Relic Ward
10/1/2009 : The sacrifice occurs only if you cast it using its own ability. If you cast it using some other effect (for instance, if it gained flash from Vedalken Orrery), then it won't be sacrificed.