Startled Awake
Persistent Nightmare

Startled Awake {2}{U}{U}

Target opponent mills thirteen cards.
{3}{U}{U}: Put Startled Awake from your graveyard onto the battlefield transformed. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.
Card has other part: Persistent Nightmare
  • Artist: Sean Sevestre
  • Rarity: mythic
  • Collector Number: 88a
  • Released: 2016-04-08
  • 2016-04-08 Skulk matters only as blockers are chosen. Modifying either creature's power after blockers are chosen won't cause the attacking creature to become unblocked.
  • 2016-04-08 If you cause a creature to have 0 power or less, use the actual value (which may be negative) to determine whether it can block or be blocked. A creature with skulk and 0 or less power most likely won't be blocked, but it won't deal combat damage and won't trigger any abilities that trigger when combat damage is dealt.
  • 2016-04-08 A sorcery can't be put onto the battlefield and a permanent can't transform into a sorcery. If an effect exiles Persistent Nightmare and then instructs you to return it to the battlefield, it remains face up in exile (unless that effect instructs you to put it onto the battlefield transformed, in which case it returns as Persistent Nightmare). If an effect instructs you to transform Persistent Nightmare, the instruction is ignored.
  • 2016-07-13 For more information on double-faced cards, see the Shadows over Innistrad mechanics article (

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Foreign names
  • 受惊而醒 // 不散梦魇
  • 受驚而醒 // 不散夢魘
  • Aus dem Schlaf gerissen // Beständiger Albtraum
  • Éveil en sursaut // Cauchemar permanent
  • Risveglio Spaventato // Incubo Persistente
  • 驚恐の目覚め // 絶え間ない悪夢
  • 깜짝 놀라 깨기 // 계속되는 악몽
  • Acordar no Susto // Pesadelo Persistente
  • Внезапное Пробуждение // Стойкий Кошмар
  • Despertar súbito // Pesadilla persistente